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Mary Downe

Tulips in a Blue Vase (2021)

Artwork Type
Dimensions
18x24 in
Techniques
Support or surface
Canvas
Framing
No
Ready to hang
The artwork has a hanging system allowing it to be fixed on a wall.
In this painting of a bouquet of tulips I'm playing with the vibrancy and intensity of the colours in the painting and the flowing intricacy of the various forms....the bright pinks and reds of the soft, flowing forms of the tulips set against the intense blue, quite rigid, sculptural form of the vase, the dark green, very pointy, forms of the...
In this painting of a bouquet of tulips I'm playing with the vibrancy and intensity of the colours in the painting and the flowing intricacy of the various forms....the bright pinks and reds of the soft, flowing forms of the tulips set against the intense blue, quite rigid, sculptural form of the vase, the dark green, very pointy, forms of the leaves and the softer green of the background.
The tulip in the centre is the obvious star of this drama~ the diva surrounded by the adoring corps de ballet.

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Mary Downe
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I have an Advanced Certificate in Textile Arts from Capilano University in Vancouver, a Diploma in Interdisciplinary Studies from Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver, and I have studied Indigo...

I have an Advanced Certificate in Textile Arts from Capilano University in Vancouver, a Diploma in Interdisciplinary Studies from Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver, and I have studied Indigo dyeing and Shibori techniques in Japan. I lived in Paris, France for seven years where I taught drawing and colour at several Industrial Design schools including Ecole Superieure de Design Industriel.

I’ve exhibited in both Canada and France including exhibitions at Richmond Art Gallery, Artemis Gallery, The Gallery at Artisan Square, Laurentian University Art Gallery in Canada, and the Centre Culturel Franco-Japonais and Musee Adzak in Paris.

I live and work in Vancouver, BC.



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