Nordic Arts have been an important part of Scandinavians lives, long before the Vikings sailed the seas. Over the years, many renowned Nordic artists, like Edvard Munch, Tapio Wirkkala and Ole Kortzau have inspired Scandinavians as they create their unique arts and crafts. The members of the SSOC enjoy sharing their artistic creations through the Nordic Knitters, Nordic Painters, Nordic Weavers and Nordic Sculptors.
Many of our SSOC members enjoy expressing their creativity though painting. They create their artwork with oils, acrylics, watercolors and inks to name a few. Many of their inspirations for their paintings come from their experiences throughout the world. We hope you consider joining the Nordic Painters and share your unique creativity. During the Covid19 social distancing the Nordic Painters are sharing their work through social media and video conferencing.
Scandinavians are known for their reflection of nature in their artwork and our Nordic Weavers artwork echoes many of these like Norwegian fjords, the stones on a Danish strand, and the beauty of the Finnish archipelago. Many of the SSOC weavers incorporate Icelandic wool, branches, shells, and beads in their weavings as they pay homage to nature. The hues and colors of their weavings often reflect years of memories. The Nordic Weavers share their different types of weaving and bespoke techniques helping each other explore the wonderful world of weaving. During the Covid19 social distancing the Nordic Weavers are sharing their work through social media and video conferencing.
The SSOC Nordic Sculptors create a wide range of unique artwork from many types of materials including found objects, stone, wood, metal, paper, and synthetics. Some of their designs reflect traditional craftsmanship such as Norwegian chip carving while others reflect contemporary minimalist designs. Key to the Nordic Sculptors is creativity. Our members share their secret techniques and discoveries in creating their unique artwork. During the Covid19 social distancing the Nordic Sculptors are sharing their work through social media and video conferencing.