Spotlight

Spotlight features our curator’s selection of a group of works by one artist. In our latest Spotlight, we are pleased to feature winter plein air paintings by Edmonton-based artist Karen Haines.

Drawn to the looser energy of painting outdoors, Karen Haines uses small wood panels and a limited colour palette to quickly sketch the patterns of light and dark. “During long morning walks down country roads and across the fields, I am often enthralled by the spectacular skies and long shadows – all features of our short days in northern Alberta”, she says. “The starkness of this quiet season speaks to me of endurance and strength followed by the promise of regeneration and green.” These eight plein air works were completed by the artist during the winter of 2020-21.

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