Gabriele Viertel is an award winning netherlands-based Artist and Photographer.
Conceptually, Viertel's images play with the dialog between the mediums of painting and photography. The magical, often surreal pictorial language and the chiaroscuro light are characteristic means of expression. The major part of her works is staged underwater.
Gabriele has received numerous awards, most recently the Platinum Award of Graphis New York, the Gold Medal of the International Color Award, the Silver Medal of Prix de la Photographie Paris as well as the Merit Award of
Best of Contemporary Photography, Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Her work has been featured in international exhibitions and publications in Europe and North America, notably the Museum of Art Fort Wayne and the Heritage Municipal Museum Malaga. One book on her work has been published by Associazione Artistico Culturale Cameraraw.it. Gabriele's works have been published throughout the world, including features by Vogue Italia, Cosmopolitan and the Museum of Modern Art San Fransisco. Her works of art are in the public collections of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana USA and the University of Art, Rotterdam NL as well as in various private collections.
Platinum Award Fine Art 2016
Graphis Inc. New York
Juror Merit Award 2015
Best of Contemporary Photography, Fort Wayne Museum of Art
International Color Awards 2015
Winner Gold Medal
Prix De La Photografie Paris 2015
Winner Silver Medal
several Honorable Mentions by
Prix De La Photographie Paris
The International Color Awards
Fine Art Photography Awards