Intuitive investigations turn monochromatic for me. I've been drawn to these without a clear reason. I never thought limiting myself (in this case, my palette and brush) would be so compelling a route to follow.
It's nice for all of us to get some valued recognition once in a while. So, I was pleased when Saatchi Art included my work in their featured online curated collections. Thank you!, I'd also recently finished an Open Studio event at my Saturna Island studio as part of the Art Saturna Tour. At the end of which, off walked several paintings to new homes. Thank you! That's nice, too.
Amidst a roster of famous and emergent artists whose work contributes to a lively arts festival in a lovely town in Umbria (where I'd been living), here am I! You can read more about the full festival, including food, wine, music, cinema, and more here. How many art festivals end with fireworks! Just to name-drop, one of my neighbours was Bernardo Bertolucci. Though missing Italy, I'm back at my studio on magical Saturna Island off the BC coast, also enjoying a little arts f
I hope you enjoy these columns about art, ideas and travel adventures. I write them from my perspective as a a mixed-media artist and creative life writer with diverse cultural interests. -- Janet Strayer