The butterfly is a symbol of the soul, of enlightenment and transformation, and for some, represent the spirit of the dead. For three years, I have shared my garden with these seasonal winged visitors. And in the process of rearing them, I too have changed.
My work is about the investigation of mind thru art. We cannot avoid thoughts, but through awareness of our pitfalls, beauty, strengths and weaknesses we can open windows into the mind. The process of my contemplative art practice is to visually embody the blind spots as a result of our thoughts.
I created the safari fashionistas because I wanted to try something different and add animals to my repertoire. Working with textures and natural colors was really a fun wind-down from my typical use of funky colors in my other drawings.
I spend a lot of time in our kitchen cooking, being creative with the days menu. So cooking becomes an abstract form using the natural flavours, textures and spices to make a colourful and tasty meal. Abstract art forms do not restrict or confine my emotions, but allows them to flow freely. The kitchen cabinet […]
In her exciting new collection, emerging artist Kathleen Werner has captured a uniquely organic aesthetic with her one-of-a-kind aerial scapes. Proprietary techniques employed in the production of her large flowing canvases create a fluid look that gives life to the collection.
Each day when I rise I look towards the Eastern horizon awaiting the sun to break through the veil of night with its warming rays. I breath in deeply thankful for another day. My Eastern horizon is dominated by Mount Baker and the Coastal Mountains which provide me endless inspiration.
For decades, an exciting redistribution of power has been underway in the contemporary art world. Artist-run spaces bypass the structure of public and private galleries, allowing artists to curate and network amongst themselves.
With over 100 illustrations in his psychedelic new illustrated interpretation of The King James’ Old Testament, Samuel Robertson has recently finished illustrating book nine: 1 Samuel. Having begun one year ago, Samuel aims to complete the project with over 300 illustrations by Christmas Day, 2017
Being heavily inspired by Artists who create work that pushes the boundaries on a particular esthetic, I see my work as being accessible to a wide audience due to the esthetic choices I make and the themes I am willing to explore.
Following a stormy week the skies started to clear and the sea calmed enough to this sailor to head out of the safe harbour for the next destination. As I painted this 24×30 I thought of the old quote “Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover”.