WELA (Elisabeth Wierzbicka) - A Paris based, Polish born painter and sculptor. Was born in Cracow in 1964. She studied at the Cracow Academy of Fine Art from 1984-1989. In 1989 she continued her training at the Ecole Superiore of Fine Art in Paris and started her career as an international artist in several countries. In her Paris studio she paints, draws and makes monumental installations, which borrow ideas from the surface, volume and materials in contemporary painting and sculpture. She works with memory and identity, erasing and dividing time, nature and coexistence.