Norma De Saint Picman
Director, Founder & CEO Noravision Gallery
Woman of many talents, being an internationally acclaimed artist herself Norma have a professional and experiential praxis in many different fields, linking a postmodern manner of classical and modern expression, expressionist and impressionist, figurative and abstract through parallel worlds of painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, video and performance art, she was constantly fighting between balancing dynamic family life – being mom of three children – two adults and one teenage child – and necessary freedom of artistic career along with solving monetary issues. After completing art studies in Ljubljana and expanding studies at ENSBA Paris, being granted by French Government Norma has participated to international expositions – Figuration Critique, Grand Palais, Paris 1990,1991, Ceramic Biennale Cluj 2019, Contemporary Venice 2019 as well as performing at interdisciplinary projects herself – Priestesses, 1997, Kongresni trg, Ljubljana, Consonances – color dances, Casemate Hall, Ljubljana Castle, 2011, Associated fragments of Reality, Cankar Centre, Small gallery 2014, Parallels – Emona, the green queen, GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and convention Center, Parallels – Diana’s crown, Snežnik Castle, National Museum of Slovenia, 2016-17, her graphics are included in Bibliotheque Nationale collections in Paris, a French citizenship received.
In 2016 she opened, together with her mother, Alenka Kham Pičman – a prolific artist, architect and painter, working with famous Josef Plečnik – Noravision Gallery, Institute for promotion of Arts, Culture and Education, where she presents her and her family member works, gallery being present also on the Artsy ( https://www.artsy.net/noravision-gallery ) and Vastari platform (https://portal.vastari.com/exhibitions/e5f18b5cbc/view). In 2018, while blockchain technology and idea of tokenomics expanded she incepted Noravision, decentralized Arts ecosystem, with main idea to position artists as independent value producers – nodes – in the center of the ecosystem, in dynamic relation to investors, collectors, gallerists and auction houses, helping the world solve starving artist complex. Norma has been exposing that idea and searching for funds being a panelist at Blockchain for sustainable goals (Celje, Oct 2018), Parisblockchainsummit (Paris, Feb 2019 https://noravision.mitv.si/asset/e9Pg7zHT5m3MNnkGq) and Podim (Maribor, May 2019), as well as Seemeet ( Maribor, Oct 2019), looking forward to be present expanding the same idea at the MIB ( Monaco International Blockchain ) and Monaco Investment Summit 2020. Current focuses now are Noravisiondecentralized, Noravisionsolar – tunnel and auction project for artists using solar panel surfaces, linked to the idea of sustainability and creative recycling and recent Noravisionbridge for woman entrepeneurs Ambassadors of Art, Business, Heritage, Creation and Sustainability, using this model for accessing new markets in a smooth and elegant fashion (https://youtu.be/ZB8FT6Yf-60).
Norma has been named Exceptional Woman of Excellence » at Women’s Economic Forum (WEF) in Ljubljana 2020.