Khairzul Ghani

Khairzul Ghani

Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands

About Khairzul Ghani

Khairzul Ghani works primarily in oils and excels in the subject of portraiture, figurative and landscape. He expresses and interprets through his bold colors, lines and strokes, inspired by the style of fauvism, expressionism and post-impressionism. His works always emphasize on multitude of saturated colors and expressive gestures, yet every inch of canvas is given proper attention and functionality. It’s his controlled chaos.

His Southeast Asian heritage and engineering background infused some influence in his self-expression and reflected clearly in the colors and in the details of his works. His style has been evolving since 2012 when he began as a full time artist. Although the journey has not been without frustration and constant plague of doubt, the reward has always been surprisingly beyond satisfaction. Every step shines light on more pieces of himself than any other grand epiphany. After almost a decade of being a full time artist, he is becoming more and more comfortably aware of his expressionistic direction. His works are constantly evolving but they always speak of his desire to express himself in his own way. They are mainly colorful, perhaps reflecting his birth place and where he grew up; Malaysia. He admires artists who are unapologetic in breaking boundaries or conventions and aspires to be one.

Khairzul Ghani was born in 1974 in Johor, Malaysia and since 2012 works and lives in Harderwijk, The Netherlands.

Education

Self-taught
Portrait painting at Cultuurkust Harderwijk 't Klooster 2012 - 2018
Modern Painting at Cultuurkust Harderwijk 't Klooster 2014 - 2018

Events

Winner of 'Sterren op het Doek' - Harderwijk Edition, 2014.
Featured in Kontakt newspaper April, 2015
Featured in De Stentor newspaper April, 2015

Exhibitions

Group, Europa Zomerexpo 2019, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, Netherland 25 may - 1 sep 2019
Solo, Artbattle Winner, Sweet Bob, Amsterdam, Netherlands 29 sep - 24 nov 2018
Solo Exhibition, Kreawood Harderwijk, 2Sep - 6Oct 2016
Group Exhibition, Atelier Route Putten, Jun 2016
Solo Exhibition, De Bank Harderwijk, 10Feb-9Mei 2016
Solo Exhibition, Harderwijk Stadhuis, 16Nov-15Dec 2015
Group Exhibition, May 2014, Harderwijk The Netherlands
Solo Exhibition, Sep - Oct 2012. Tilburg The Netherlands

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