I work intuitively, pouring on paint, letting it ebb and flow, randomly adding other elements before or during… just to see what will happen. I distress fabric with fire, shaking or blowing it out… preferably before I burn myself. Fabric and paper is torn. Stitching? I simply follow the needle…
There is no control, only complete surrender, letting the piece unfold. It is in the blending of the known and the unknown… fabric, paint and paper art… watercolour, pen and acrylic medium… that I find what I am seeking.
Whatever is close at hand: recycled clothing, broken jewellery, old buttons, twigs, pebbles, sea glass… my photography, poetry, handmade paper, embroidery, beadwork… all eventually find their way into my finished pieces.
I want to connect the sacredness of nature with who we are… an integral part of it. The layers found in my land, mountain or sea scapes, are much like those found within. It feels familiar… yet every time we venture forth there is something new to discover about the piece... and ourselves.
Writer ~ Artist ~ Intuitive ~ Teacher
Available for :Workshops and Public Speaking
Please feel free to email me for more information at: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Artist
Gently meandering through life, choosing for a while now to follow a simpler way as an Artist, Writer and Intuitive Counselor. I make my home on Gabriola Island, living and working in the solitude of nature, with rocks and trees to soothe my soul and the ocean to remind me of the rhythm of life.
My Wish for My Art...
May it lead us to places
we’ve forgotten we knew,
remind us of how we felt there…
memories of an inner journey, or
somewhere we have all longed for,
sometime or other in our hearts.
Let the shapes that emerge within,
evoke images of the nature spirits
that once inhabited those places ~
May they remind us that inside
each and every one of us there is
(still) a wild spirit…dancing,
and may we finally find our way home again…
to who we really are.