BoTanica German Artist
Born in 1955 in Germany, Barbara Stoebel is known as Botanica, her artist name. She has been living in Dubai-United Arab Emirates from 1997 to 2004, and in Phuket since then.
Since 2010 i live in Germany.
This is how Botanica presents herself:
My pictures reflect many of the trends in the debates of our 21th century. Out of the unbearable variety of forms, left from Postmodernism, I created my own selfconscious style. All this I achieved sufficient mastery to feel ready to exhibit.
My subject matter comprises enigmatic figurative allegories, near-abstract symbolist imagery and purely abstract graphic forms.
Some of my pictures are already displayed in several countries like: USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Thailand and Germany. In 2004 I opened a second studio in Thailand/Phuket. Most of the time my pictures are made
in my studio Phuket/ Thailand.
Education in art:
International Art Center Dubai - realistic oil painting
Jumeirah Plaza Shopping Mall Dubai-Group-Exhibition1999:
Wafi Shopping Mall Dubai-Group-Exhibition
Jumeirah Plaza Shopping Mall-Dubai-Group-Exhibition
2002: first Solo-Exhibition-Dubai-Media City
since 2002: permanent Exibition in German Chiropody Center Dubai-Jumeirah Road
since 2004: permanent exhibition in German Medical Clinic in Sharjah - UAE
since 2007: Gallery "nature design" in Phuket