I integrate painting, found objects, text, dance and sound to create installations that link my personal history to lesser-known history; I am currently working on a project about maids in the United States as I was a maid as an art student
Shakher showcases spectacular works which are large yet delicate and sensitive with a sensual aggression of stroke. Her artworks are so large and detailed, you will feel you are an integral part of them. Shakher is a narrative figure painte
My recent work utilizes digital photograhphy, paint and other media to build up and rework the surface in a naive almost childlike way. The immediacy of the photograhphy, captures a close-up moment, inspiring colors, textures, forms.
In my work I am exploring traditional arts, and themes as they relate to and fit in with today's
digital, ultra-connected society. My most recent work takes this a step further and relates these
themes to one's sense of self.
My work utilizes raw organic textures superimposed by hard, sometimes solid-lined objects to create visceral abstract forms transporting viewers to an intricate world of shapes, colors and implicit sounds.