Discover about my life & work and look behind the scenes of my studio.

Guiding you through ‘Narchitecture/Narchitektur’ Exhibition at the Rooftop in Thalwil in Hotel Sedartis

Sunday 22nd Of November Guiding you through ‘Narchitecture/Narchitektur’ Exhibition at the Rooftop in Thalwil in Hotel Sedartis. I take you on a tour, this one for now, through the installation at the location of Hotel Sedartis in Thalwil. We note Sunday the 22rd of November, 15h00. I wanted you to make sure you see every…
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Empowerment through grief as a self-expression of art

Grief is a natural process, but it can be devastating. Learning to cope and adjust to living in a world which is irreversibly changed is challenging but not insurmountable, and healing comes in many forms. My art therapy course focuses on empowerment and closure through the beauty of self-expression. Holding space for you to explore…
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Artist Sige Nagels - Early Production stage of an artwork about the Escher Wyss Platz, Zürich 20200812 on Climate Change

Künstlersprache auf Klimawandel

Die blaue Farbe von Zürich tönt als Blut durch die Venen von den neuen Kunstwerke, die ich jetzt für die Ausstellung im Herbst 2020 von Climanosco am gestalten bin. Die Ausstellung findet vom 24. Oktober bis 6. November im Rennweg in Zürich statt. Zürich, ich liebe deine Farben! Blau und weiss! Ich formuliere hierbei als…
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Acryl und Mixed Media, Titel: ‘Ticket to birth’, 80x100cm, 7. Dezember 2018, Künstlerin Sige Nagels: Mischtechnik, Acryl, Markierer, Papier, Klebeband, Bleistift, Sprühfarbe, Aquarelltechnik auf Keilrahmen aus europaïscher Holz.

Ethics

“Ticket to birth” Acrylic and mixed media on canvas Size 80 x 100cm December 07, 2018 Price | 3500 € | 3850 Sfr. The place where you were born into somewhere on this planet has a huge impact on the amount of freedom you experience during your early stages of life or sadly your whole…
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You want to see my painter’s atelier?

In this third video Vid 3: Visual artist Painter’s Atelier Sige Nagels I take you to my artist’s studio and show you where I paint. In this Swiss attic, it all started to take off way more. Painters need a space. A specific space to process and express. A space where the paint gets time…
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Vid 2 Stormy kick-off!

Stormy kick-off! Video 2 is out there! Good morning! Taking you with me on my morning walk. It’s very stormy, rainy and heavy winds are ruling the trees, bending in all directions. So I take you with me on a walk on a road just near the forest instead of going in. You get to…
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Visual artist’s introduction video Sige Nagels

I decided to use a new way to connect with my followers and future followers on social media by use of video.   Hi there, I am Sige Nagels, an abstract painter, using strong colored forms and geometrical perspective or patterns to express what can not be told in words about the ongoing debate of…
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Hoi Zäme!

Ich möchte meine Kunst in der Schweiz und in der Welt verbreiten und beginne in Gattikon!  Wohnst du in Gattikon oder in der Nähe? Möchtest du dir selber oder einem Freund/einer Freundin für Weihnachten ein kleines Gemälde schenken? Dann pass auf! Ich habe eine Einladung für dich :) Besuche mich am 14. Dezember von 11-17…
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Hoi Zäme

👋👋 Hoi Zäme, Ich möchte mal gerne gesagt haben wie sehr ich es schätze, dass ich auf meinen Tribe zählen darf. Sehr cool! Ich bin sehr stolz auf euch! Merci vielmals dafür! Ich hoffe Ihnen noch viel und lange inspiririeren zu dürfen. Den Austausch bis jetzt liebe ich wirklich sehr! 👥 Habe ich noch an euch in…
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Moving through a surreal painting!

  VIDEO MESSAGE: Hi! Sending you massive good vibes from the middle of nowhere. Yes, indeed, the middle of nowhere! 🤩 Don’t you like to know how this would make you feel and how this looks like? Being here it feels like moving through a surreal painting! Watch for the sign of the dead-end street…
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Let my art surround you, watch and enjoy!

Acrylic and Mixed Media, Title: ‘Ticket to birth Number 2 / untitled Marianne’, 60x 50 cm, 5. July 2019, Artist Sige Nagels. This artwork is made of acrylic paint, marker, fabric, rubber, tape, crayon, aquarelle, painted on a Claessens fabric, 90mm framed with art glass.
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Are you awake? Last week of the exhibition started!

Hi, art lover! Are you awake? You better are! Get up! It’s the last week of my first solo show ever. Time to visit and buy before a part of my artwork moves back to Switzerland. Yes, they do! The exhibition is called: NOTHING IS WHAT IT SEEMS. FOR REAL. Because that’s the way it…
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Acryl und Mixed Media, Titel: ‘Freedom for Me’, 35x45 cm, 5. July 2019, Künstlerin Sige Nagels: Mischtechnik, Acryl, Markierer, Stoffe, Klebeband, Bleistift, Aquarelltechnik, Drath auf Leinwand schwebend ausgeführt mit einem 90mm vertieften Holzrahmen, vorsehen von Museumglass.

Video made in painter’s atelier

Proud sharing you this video from a specific process of one painting I made in Zürich, 🇨🇭Switzerland, shown in Antwerp, 🇧🇪 Belgium, right now. Called ‘Freedom for me’, 35x 45cm, made by me, July 2019.   I make strong colored abstract paintings about freedom. Freedom on several levels.   This painting is called this way…
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Lift up your living space with the energy I make my artworks

Hi! My artworks are part of your dinner at restaurant De Rosenobel in Antwerp for 16 days to come!! Then the artworks are gone. Experience and enjoy! I paint about freedom on several layers. The same goes for the decisions I take to make my artworks. My approach on how to make art is free…
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Freedom at the wall

Proud sharing you another process picture of a painting I made in Zürich, Switzerland, shown in Antwerp,  Belgium, right now. I paint about freedom. Freedom on several levels. The finished version of this piece, 35x 45cm, is called ‘Freedom for me’. It’s called this way because of the several approaches regarding this artwork. Sewing by…
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I am ready for the 3rd Artist’s Table. Are you?

One impression of the second Artist’s Table on Friday the 2nd of August 2019. Art connects! Art brings reflection. Art insists on exchange. It’s very nice to hear your insights you have upon my artworks. Thank you for sharing, not the least of which your time! Grateful to experience the 3rd Artist’s Table. More info:…
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Talking about art looks like this…

This morning I received a message saying: ” Talking about art looks like this… That passion was magical.”     The exchange, the energy, the questions, the food, the company, … it was wonderful! Art brings people together and it always will.   I am grateful, proud and want to say out loud: thank you…
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Acryl und Mixed Media, Titel: ‘Ticket to birth’, 80x100cm, 7. Dezember 2018, Künstlerin Sige Nagels: Mischtechnik, Acryl, Markierer, Papier, Klebeband, Bleistift, Sprühfarbe, Aquarelltechnik auf Keilrahmen aus europaïscher Holz.

Do you know what ‘mixed media’ in the arts stands for?

 What is mixed media? For many people it is often unclear what the term mixed media stands for. For painting it means that a painter incorporates more than one medium in his or her painting. In this painting I use acrylic paint, paper, tape, spray paint, markers and acrylic paint used as a watercolour medium….
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Movie of today to share you a work still in progress

Hi, nice to share you my artwork in progress! I made this movie today to share you this process. Do switch on the microphone for full experience. This is the music playing in my atelier right now. Enjoy! Yesterday you could see a picture on my Insta page (here) showing a corner of this artwork….
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Dromen najagen 5/5: katalysatoren, baby!

Dromen najagen: deel 5. Het laatste deel. Hoog tijd om jou te laten zien hoe ik dat doe. Ik neem je mee in mijn atelier. Je ziet me aan het werk. Ik toon jou de voornaamste hulpbronnen die ik gebruik als ondernemend kunstenaar. Het zijn “mijn katalysatoren”. Sige Nagels aan het werk in atelier 2018…
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Dromen najagen 4/5: Practice what you preach

Dromen najagen deel 4 van 5: practice what you preach! Ja, hoe zit dat nu weer met mensen die hun dromen najagen? Het brengt veel teweeg met een mens om je dagelijks leven zo in te richten dat je vorm kan geven aan dat wat je het allerliefste doet. Ik vind dit vrij beslissen een…
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Dromen najagen 3/5: Morele verplichting

Hoe zit dat nu met mensen die hun dromen najagen? Hier is ie: deel 3 van 5! Omdat ik het mijn morele verplichting vind! Hé, wablief? Maar al te graag wil ik onze drie dochters tonen hoe je goed voor jezelf zorgt en hoe je jezelf ondersteunt door wat je doet en zegt. Wat vind…
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Dromen najagen 2/5: dromen omzetten in realiteit

Hoe zit dat nu met mensen die hun dromen najagen? Hier is ie: deel 2 van 5! Na jaren voeten in de aarde, sprong ik dus voor mijn passie. Ik schilderde meer als ooit tevoren. Heel gauw lag er een mega uitdaging op de loer: het combineren van reeds lopende zaken. Zoals wat dan, vraag…
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Dromen najagen 1/5: Sprong

Hoe zit dat toch met mensen die hun droom najagen? Ik wil jullie graag mijn ervaring delen hoe ik heb beslist om zelf mijn droom na te jagen. Ik neem jullie daarom mee naar een belangrijke momentopname uit juni 2016. Zijn jullie klaar? Want we stijgen op zonder wachttijd. Here we go: ‘Eindelijk! Jihaa! In…
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Partnership

Hi, I am very proud to be chosen as an ‘object’ by a friend! Look at this: Künstlerin aus Leidenschaft By clicking this link you read a blogpost from an artist about me as an artist. Birgit Mantek asked me to cooperate for her final examination for her Professional Photography Class 2017/18 of the Foto Cap Schule…
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No advice required for the young at heart

I believe in the future. The future of our world will be better than the day before today. I believe this will be the case. There is this world wide web to learn from another, to inspire each other, to show good and bad. We engage. We know more. Our world only ever needed a…
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Take a rest, sleep tight.

Chosen for an earning living a creative life? Or freshly decided to go for a life as a creative entrepreneur? You tend to have lack of sleep. You tend to have lack of knowledge also. At that time I wasn’t aware of a description ‘ creative entrepreneur’ was a name for what I did. Or…
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THE RIVER - Acrylic, size 60x 50cm, titled ‘The river nr. 3’ – June 16, 2015

Levenspatser

Voorbije dinsdagavond is mijn nonkel Reto gestorven. Ik ben er het hart van in. De grote tranenmassa is nog niet gekomen, maar ik vind het intriest. Diep intriest. Een man, 58 jaar. De jongste broer van mijn moeder. De jongste in een rij van 6 kinderen van onze eigenste bomma en bompa. De papa van…
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