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Elinor smith

Pia Lilenthal
Stockholm, Sweden

About the Artist

What would a contemporary portrait look like? A modern portrait painted with a modern style? Pia is influenced by street art and pop art with its distinctive shapes, created with stencils. The backgrounds of her artwork contain all the more details. Layer upon layer of acrylic paint, screen prints, spray paint, and collage. All to capture the person being portrayed. Whether it's a playful twinkle in the pilot Amelia Earhart's eyes or a calm smile on Frida Kahlo's face.

Pia has a background as a graphic designer, stylist, and visual merchandiser. "For me, art is the framing of a room, it …

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About the Artist

What would a contemporary portrait look like? A modern portrait painted with a modern style? Pia is influenced by street art and pop art with its distinctive shapes, created with stencils. The backgrounds of her artwork contain all the more details. Layer upon layer of acrylic paint, screen prints, spray paint, and collage. All to capture the person being portrayed. Whether it's a playful twinkle in the pilot Amelia Earhart's eyes or a calm smile on Frida Kahlo's face.

Pia has a background as a graphic designer, stylist, and visual merchandiser. "For me, art is the framing of a room, it sets the mood, adds personality and playfulness ."

Artist’s Work

Frida kahlos la vida entera
Pia lilenthal

Frida Kahlo's La vida entera

By Pia Lilenthal

Elinor smith
Pia lilenthal

Elinor Smith

By Pia Lilenthal

Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • SaatchiArt Spring Catalog
    February 2021
  • Villanytt
    August 8, 2020
  • Cover of Uppsala Nya tidning
    September 18, 2020

Education

  • Wik Art School,
    Uppsala,2008 
  • Poppius School of Journalism,
    Stockholm,1992 
  • Berghs School of Communication,
    Stockholm,1988