Emilie Houssart is a Dutch oil painter and printmaker. She grew up in Norwich, UK, gained a language degree at Durham University, and trained in portraiture at the Charles Cecil Studios in Florence on a teaching scholarship, graduating in 2006. Her work since then has included a series of landscape paintings in Norfolk, Italy and Texas, various portraits, a woodcarving and forays into printmaking.
Emilie Houssart is inspired by nature in all its enormity and strangeness; by the indignity of death; and the blurry line at the boundaries of humour. Her work is subtle and introspective and requires some time…Read more