Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins is a Latvia-born artist who works in several mediums, including printmaking, charcoal, and oil painting. Early in her career, Celmins created several pop sculptures and representational paintings. Much of her work reflects the photo-realistic, abstract, and minimalist styles, and nature and natural phenomena are themes depicted in many of her pieces. She is well-known for focusing on organic details and embracing natural imperfection.