Adele Marihatt

Archived in 2002

Biography

Adele Marihatt became an Archived Artist in 2002. Adele was a Swiss-born painter who spent the first part of her career in the medical field and began her professional pursuit of painting in the early 1970’s. She moved with her husband to the United States in 1982 and to Cleveland in 1997. Marihatt worked in a variety of media including sculpture and collage. However, she worked predominately in oil and acrylic, producing over 350 paintings. She often fused poetry, mathematical equations, and hieroglyphics into her paintings. Her appreciation of Japanese aesthetics can be seen in many of her works and she is particularly noted for her spectacular use of color. Her work has been shown in galleries and museums throughout the United States and around the world; as well as the inclusion of works in private collections throughout Ohio, New York, Bern and Geneva (Switzerland), Paris and Montpellier (France), and Bergen (Norway).