Can art impact wellness?

We live in constant flux, an ever-evolving state of ebb and flow. As life fluctuates, "Tulip Portraits" momentarily slows down time. Extending the ephemeral glimpses of each tulip’s life reminds us to connect at our own pace.

In 2021, over thirty days, Carl proceeded on an immersive and explorative journey to discover the subtle and intricate differences of tulips, noticing their individuality and personification manifest over time and capturing this in portraits as if they were posing for him.

In presenting this series, Carl reveals rare and fleeting moments of the tulip expressions and invites the audience to spend a moment with each portrait.

Creating the Tulip Portraits series was cathartic and meditative in its daily purpose, and he is curious whether a sense of calmness and quiet can transmute through us when viewing these artworks.

About the artist: Carl Green is an artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand. He is interested in enhancing wellness through art. His vision is to inspire people through his art.

Allpress Studio: Attached to Caffetteria Allpress, Allpress Studio is an open space for artists, designers, and storytellers - established or emerging, to share their talent and inspire all of us through their creative spirit.

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Last updated: 08 October 2022