O-A: What is art to you? Is creating an urge, necessity or maybe an incontournable, essential way of life?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: I love Art. I like to see, smell, touch, talk and hear about the Art. I love Museum, Galleries, Art history books and naturaly all this on web, too. It is esential. It is creativity and it is a respect for my feelings and from other. It is communication. It is a way how to love.
O-A: What wouldn’t you do without art? What did you discover, achieve with it?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: Without Art, I can’t even think. I discover to know myself deeper and met my soul, the real me, and art teach me patience and communicaton with others, to love them and to respect them – but also to stand up for the right things!
O-A: If a person, artist or not, influenced you, what kind of question would you ask him/her?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: A Monet: You claimed that the light changed every seven seconds. You search for Light and you recognized, that you are Light?! A Frida Kahlo: Nothing is good, true, bad, ugly, false, except relatively.
O-A: Who or what inspired you artistically; a person, artist, event, experience…
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: Impressionism: Monet, Cezzane, then Klimt, Kahlo and my childhood as I found the way to communicate with words but also with colors, paintings, art!
O-A: What is a vivid memory of a remark concerning your art that got stuck with you?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: It was not an comment a behavior from coleague artists: theit envy, sometimes stealing ideas and then ignoring, but I turned all that kind of poor role models (be opposite) in my favor.
O-A: What was the most interesting statement you heard about your work?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: A lot of person find a piece of them in my work by them self. You are what you see! Few days ago on Instagram a lady write that she was »shaked« looking at that particulair work (o.p. Her Fire). That is everything: to awake in somebody that particulair something, the sparkle….
O-A: How do you search for inspiration and themes for your work?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: In my empathy. In my feelings. I try to understand from outside world to inside world and then again from my inner world to exterior world – painting and then persons find something to think about it.
O-A: How has your art changed over time? Why?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: It change because of my personal growth, spiritual work, following my ideals from childhood: love, patience, empathy for all beings and Nature, and marvel for everything, and to bring Light where is not. And to feed and to the care vivid my Immagination!
O-A: Are you a synesthet? Have synesthet ever commented on your paintings? How?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: Yes, I am also these. A synesthet. A pareidolia person. I feel the music in the paintings, I see persons, things, moments in dots, spots, trees, clouds…
Art in everywhere, we have just to allow ourself to happen.
O-A: What names do you give your artworks?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: Feelings, poems, thoughts, whishes, a message, everything what I percieve to communicate or just allow to be happen.
O-A: What do you usually talk about with your collectors?
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas: About what was the technique and about what they feel about my art work.
Nataša Gregorič Nabhas, MFA