Natalie Reynolds

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Quick Facts
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Lives in
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Works in
Vancouver, BC, Canada
non-objective, color field, abstract expressionism, mixed-media, modern

I create rich tableaux, rooms, and strange worlds. Colourful objects become characters in loose narratives via the application of both liberated and precise brushwork. I am intrigued by visual contrast and metaphorical context; the juxtaposition of form, and the interplay of light and dark. With their mix of quirky shapes and bright colours tempered with dark, my painted environments make for a playful contradiction between balance and disorder. Neither the subject nor colour selection are pre-determined, rather, the composition and subsequent narrative are formed through a visceral and instinctive process. Accessing imagination and memory, my pieces evoke enigmatic other-worldly landscapes along with elements of a familiar, known reality.