Described as an eclectic artist, award winning fine art photographer Gabriele Viertel has garnered respect for her otherworldly concepts, mainly underwater created works, which transcends the boundaries between painting, performance and documentation. Her background is eclectic as her art. Original trained in design and engineering her photographic work draws on her experience of her career as an international model of more than a decade. In 2008 she returns to her early love of photography and works as a fulltime artist since 2011.
The series ‘follow me to the depths’ was introduced the first time to the public in 2013. This did not go unnoticed and recieved exceptional international recognition, followed by myriad publications worldwide – inter alia of The Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, Vogue Arts, Cosmopolitan – to name a few. Viertel’s expressive work often conveys a touch of darkness with a mysterious flair. She is conserving the elegance of classical photography with the addition of surrealistic elements. Her work is considered redefinition in fine art underwater Photography.
The german born artist lives and works in the Netherlands since 2008.