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d’art de Salt Spring
2021/2022

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Spring Light

Vancouver, BC

Artwork Statement


I am a west coast visual artist working primarily in painting and printmaking. I am interested in sharing a perceptual moment and rendering complexity peacefully and harmoniously. The work is of the every day and was done during a year of solitude and isolation. "Spring Light" was painted with acrylic on paper at a meticulously slow pace and with delicate attention to colour and temperature. Through light, colour, and placement, the everyday is elevated in a quiet way that is in keeping with the subject matter.

Medium

Acrylic on paper, framed

Size

13" x 13"

About the Artist


Kelly Haydon is a visual artist based on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ lands whose primary focus is painting and printmaking, with a dash of bookmaking thrown in. Her work has garnered awards, been held in collections, projected onto buildings, and published in books and journals. She has exhibited locally, nationally, and internationally.