Stan Adard

Born in Schaffhausen (Switzerland), I am a Swiss national. After high school, I graduated from the University of Zurich with a master degree in Education and Social Psychology. With my wife Christine I’m married since 1982, and together we have three wonderful adult sons.
I have always been extremely interested in the interplay between man and machine ever since I obtained my very first computer, a Tandy Radio Shack that I bought with my older brother in 1977.
As the owner and director of an international software company, I have been privileged to create and realize new ideas in the field of digital art and software since its advent.


Portfolio:

Breathing Pictures

Breathing is life. Every single cell in our body needs oxygen to produce energy. Exhaling transports toxins and waste products out of our body.

There exists a strong connection between breathing and our mental state. Within the natural instinct to fight our fears, control our thoughts, and to arrive at a deeper state of inner contemplation, conscious breathing plays a monumental part in this process.

These breathing pictures serve as a contrast to the hectic visual culture that surrounds us. The paintings radiate grace, beauty and tranquility. They act as an invitation to relax, to breathe, and to experience our inner meditations.

Sky Dance 2 “Sky Dance 2”

Sky Dance 2 (2017) with its fluid surface in blue represents understanding.
The breathing pattern is calming (5 - 6 breaths a minute).
See it breathing here: https://youtu.be/vmUGAx0DyzY
132 cm x 78 cm x 5 cm (52″ x 30″ x 2″), framed high end display

Jewels Votive “Jewels Votive”

Jewels Votive (2017) keeps a jewelry reflecting torus in the foreground, focusing the breath animation rhythm.
It is the majestic, calm movement that supports serenity and harmony.
See it breathing here: https://youtu.be/DaQMCcd9t64
132 cm x 78 cm x 5 cm (52″ x 30″ x 2″), framed high end display

Dreaming Verve 2 “Dreaming Verve 2”

Dreaming Verve2 (2017) symbolizes our inner energy that can be set free through conscious breathing.
Calming breath pattern.
See it breathing here: https://youtu.be/0x0irUkEvR4
132 cm x 78 cm x 5 cm (52″ x 30″ x 2″), framed high end display

Curious Blue “Curious Blue”

Curious Blue (2017) is based on an evening landscape photography.
The Wave object that is focusing the breath catches the evening atmosphere in clear lines and colors.
See it breathing here: https://youtu.be/vSPUmk5MJ3c
132 cm x 78 cm x 5 cm (52″ x 30″ x 2″), framed high end display (bigger displays available)

Jazz Dreams “Jazz Dreams”

Jazz Dreams (2017) is based on Magno Laracuente’s ethereal artwork ‘Jazz’.
Adard’s focal object in this piece reflects the masterful application of color from Laracuente’s work, yet incorporates the dimension of time within it.
See it breathing here: https://youtu.be/Z0eCjRq5Z5w
132 cm x 78 cm x 5 cm (52″ x 30″ x 2″), framed high end display (larger displays are available)