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First Flight

First Flight

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“First Flight” is an abstract representation of optimism and potential; of a person getting ready to take that next step and fly. Their first flight into new and unexplored areas opens a whole new world of excitement, optimism and untold potential. Note: a more detailed commentary is available

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In the Face of Darkness

In the Face of Darkness

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“In the Face of Darkness” is an abstract representation of determination and hope; of a person standing strong in the face of challenge and obstacles. It was inspired by my conversations with, and observations of, those who have overcome adversity. Note: a fully detailed description is available.

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Uneasy Alliance

Uneasy Alliance

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On the surface, “Uneasy Alliance” proposes a humorous notion that a person could harness and ride a wolf. Bones in the wolf’s stomach suggest caution should be exercised. On an abstract level the work represents the connection of man and nature. The rider represents cultures of the Arctic and […]

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Difficulty I

Difficulty I

I want to explore the feelings of isolation and confinement in this print. The geometric shapes are meant to represent the different layers of consciousness of which we identify as the “self” and our “surroundings”. The negative feelings are further expressed with the exemption of colour, thus prompting the […]

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Untitled 1 and 2

Untitled 1 and 2

These two paintings are my attempt at representing the reciprocity that we see in our everyday lives. However, they are open to interpretation and I welcome any perspective that relates to the concept of duality. I used abstract shapes and expressive painting techniques also for this purpose. One other […]

Magpie

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This piece is a tribute to the Magpie, one of Alberta’s most common and frustrating birds

Ripe

This piece looks at the complexity of everyday objects, I wanted to let the viewer fully take in the texture of the tomato vine.

Faux

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This was a macro shot taken of fake grass, I wanted the viewer to take in how each blade is different up close but similar afar.

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Antioquia

Antioquia

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I create collages and paintings using images from magazines and newspapers. By assembling images, I want to decontextualize its significance. Cultural meaning and identity have become more diffused, vague and complex concepts.

Merz

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I create collages and paintings using images from different sources. By assembling images from different contexts, I debase its function and cultural meaning. Cultural identity has become more diffused as a consequence of immigration.