Jermick Wawoe (Curaçao, 1985), graduated in Fine Arts at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
As an artist, Jermick Wawoe is inspired by a wide range of sources such as books, films and artworks by other artist such as Gustav Klimt, Keith haring, M.C Escher, Op-Art Movement, Aboriginals Art and Jean Dubuffet. Jermick is also inspired by the moment between his reality and dreams.
As he keen on having his own signature style of unique comolex pattern' ink drawings his work is a combination of expression and portraying things. His main material is ink.
Jermick Wawoe named his artistic signature style of visual arts; kwalisme. Each patters has their own identity of his feelings and emotions, they bend and come together to form a work of art. The details of his artwork are so small that you have to get up close and personal to discover the beauty of it.
His main focus for the last years has been developing and exploring new forms. He has been experiments on surfaces of variety of objects, textiles and stones, but also in a variety of media including installation, painting, photography without losing his artistic identity
Each artwork has a story. A story of great depression, heartbreak and lost. After transformed the stories into a beauty towards an art, makes him feel a sense of peace in himself. These unique complex patterns are created from the necessity to give voice to his journey in soul searching from chaos into order, from hell into heaven, from darkness into the light.