“Basking in a showery day’s sunshine, I am the rainbow’s cavorting child.” SiskaOrveli
SiskaOrveli is both a hand-crafted puppet and a pseudonym, created as the artist’s self-portrait. This webpage’s purpose is to illustrate both SiskaOrveli’s artistic versatility and her multi-faceted personality. These pages offer you the first bite of the fruits of SiskaOrveli’s cornucopia. In a true Renaissance manner, she is a woman blessed with multiple gifts, including artistic and poetic talent spiced by a healthy dose of creative insanity. She can undoubtedly be labeled an innovator, an inventor, a challenger of status quo, and an adventurer. This artist’s visionary capabilities have always allowed her perception to reach twenty years ahead of her contemporaries.
“Distance is a matter of numbers – not of the heart! Closeness is a matter of the heart – not of numbers!” SiskaOrveli
SiskaOrveli’s visual art and poetry mirror her natural tendencies towards philanthropy and environmentalism. She is a lonely wolf at heart, which makes her a somewhat difficult person to approach and know intimately. Her artworks display various global influences and carry echoes of a lifetime of international work.
“Our world is a canvas coloured by our experiences.” SiskaOrveli
SiskaOrveli is unafraid to creatively experiment with different techniques in pencil, charcoal, pastel, mosaic and environmental art. She has also sculpted artworks from both wood and iron. SiskaOrveli has made several forays into industrial design; her handiwork is visible in several pieces of furniture, jewelry, clothing and architectural design. Her pen also produced several articles about design management
“Life lingers in the soul of words.“SiskaOrveli
Her poetry – which encompasses several fields of life – has been assembled along several decades. She has published the poetry compilations Runot ja taide (1994) and Olen yöni siivet (2002), and has also composed several yet unpublished works. Her poems are perceptive commentaries on varying subjects, such as environment, politics, religion, humanity, love and eroticism, life, work and death.
SiskaOrveli is an artist, a designer, a poet, an a self-taught philosopher, a dance teacher, a gerontologist and a scientist. This artist – a Doctor of Science in Technology, with a lifelong career in international entrepreneurship – has always been and will always remain a SiskaOrveli at heart.