Yenny Cocq

Yenny Cocq

131 Country Road 84
Santa Fe, NM 87406
(505) 670-6053

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Yenny is an internationally recognized artist showing in Galleries in the the US and Europe. She presently owns an exhibit space in Copenhagen, Denmark. This space functions also as a collaborative salon and interaction space and is frequented by Danish and international artists.

Her work shows the in-depth knowledge of a multitude of techniques executed in various mediums. Her two dimensional work has three dimensional character and depth, and has evolved from surrealistic sublime landscapes to geometric abstractions. The latest work is a combination of printmaking techniques and applications of her knowledge of a variety of acrylic mediums. She applies techniques such as poring, scraping, masking layering of thin acrylic coats and glazing. Linear geometric patterns are overlaid in contrast to random sometimes fractal like patterns form nature. The nature derived, however architecturally driven and technically superbly executed work of her latest series creates a strong statement for the spaces the work is hung.

Yenny is also working in figurative sculpture, challenged by one of nature’s most complex and beautiful forms — the human body. She has refined the human figure to basic and almost geometric forms using the human form to portray an emotional idea or story. She is giving life to her subjects by capturing their innermost emotions, while expressing her my own romantic longings. The romantic couples embody their unique body language and in their unison they display an emergent emotional expression. With simple lines and planes I work to capture the essence of these gestures.

The couples are separate individuals but bound in nonverbal communication. Most Intriguing about her work is how the minute nuances in shift of posture or angle of the head to convey a different expression.

Additionally to her visually pleasing forms, viewers merge their experiences, perceptions and passions reflected in the sculptures with their own. This provokes something unique for each viewer. Some may be prompted to “playing dolls” with the individual figures to change their intended communication and make their expression their own thus changing the “story” by making them a part of their own relationship.