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Elena Soroka: Capturing the Glitch Effect in Abstract Art

Elena Soroka is a Russian artist that creates beautiful abstract art through the use of color and pattern. She became fascinated by drawing and art at a very young age. She studied art in The State Academic Art Institute after obtaining Master of Business Administration in Information from another university. Primarily she has worked with oil paints but is currently experimenting with digital media.

Woman - Elena Soroka Print

Her works consists of what she calls “folk ornaments”, or “a visual projection of society”. They are patterns that are combined into a symbolic art piece. Soroka especially finds inspiration in oriental symbols and patterns. Her art is self-described as being feminist in nature. It attempts to depict the weight women feel under the weight of preconceptions and prejudices placed on them by a patriarchal society. This is what she refers to as a social glitch and her work brings that “Glitch Effect” to light.

Art of Bug mini 5 - Elena Soroka Canvas Print

Abstract art uses shape, color, form and lines to express the emotion or meaning of the artist. Modern abstract art is often complex and diverse in it compositions. Abstract art indicates a departure from realism, either in part or in the whole of the image. This form of art is more about capturing the intent, rather than a literal representation. Other art movements that have stemmed form or shared similar styles, are Cubism and Fauvism. Famous abstract artists include Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris and Georges Braque.

Produce - Elena Soroka Canvas Print

As you browse the Elena Soroka gallery we have curated, notice that we have tried to choose a variety to fit every taste and style. Admire the unique, almost feminine form in her pieces Art of Bug Mini 5, No Name Big 2, or No Name Big 1. The vibrant colors come alive in both Prost 2 and Prost 6. Then there is the delicate details found in Arabesque.

Each of these portray a strong message about the society we are living in. Find the one that speaks to you and bring it home today.

About the Author

Amanda graduated from the University of Kansas, where she studied English literature and got a masters degree in library sciences. She enjoys reading, cooking and playing with her nephews. Her best friend is her little dog Brady.