watercolorist with a difference -
is one of Canada's many environmental artists.
Through her artwork she is able to express her feelings of reverence
& understanding of the spiritual beliefs of our ancient aboriginal peoples of Canada.
An ethereal quality to her paintings adds to this mysticism, while promoting
her deep connection & concern for the natural environment.
uses a unique dry-brush technique with her watercolors. and very fine
It is not unusual for a painting to take 100's of hours to complete. The result is an astounding 3-D effect
- it is hard to believe that she is working on a flat surface.
IDEAS FOR ARTICLES
2016 The story of my painting entitled “St. Teresa of Calcutta”
article in the Record
in the fall of 2012 -
Judi Wild has recently moved back home to Vancouver Island where she now lives in retreat. Surrounded by nature, she is grateful for the peace and tranquility which allows her creative side to shine through. It is here that she continues her deep connection & respect for the natural world.
begins a new chapter. -
.... Judi's new works will emphasize the bond between the beliefs
of our ancient indigenous tribes AND the natural world .........
"I am voice of Raven - Chief of ancient wisdom" to be released 2010
size" 40" X 24"
Judi is proud to announce the completion of the second in this series -
Shaman - Eagle Transformation Size 34" X 27" to be released 2010
"One with the Eagles" Size 23" X 34" to be released end of May 2010
Judi's art invites feelings of reverence & understanding of the traditions & beliefs of our aboriginal
ANCIENT PEOPLES OF THE NORTH
It is not necessary to speak in a loud voice.
for the Great Spirit is everywhere.
He hears whatever is on our minds & in our hearts"
COMPLETION OF THE SPIRITS SERIES -
has recently completed her Spirits series of 4. The 4 collages took 5
years to complete
and have been acquired by collectors world-wide.
There will be an preview showing (by invitation only)of the last in the series entitled "Spirits of the Whale" on March 29th '08 7p.m. at
Riverway Gallery in Courtenay, Vancouver Island. The artist will be in attendance. At 8pm Earth Hour will be celebrated at the gallery by
having a candlelit wine & cheese reception. This is a global movement to shut off the power for one hour - to help create an awareness
of our impact on climate change.
for a unique approach to the plight of the Spirit Bear Judi has ideas
on creating a guarded sanctuary
The original painting took 2 years to complete and sold to an Island doctor for $25,000-.
Judi has spent several years visually documenting the ancient totem
poles from Ninstints. She has used old photos dated
back as far as 1901 for her reference material. Her entire series of 7 has recently (2007) been acknowledged
as having outstanding historical significance by the Federal Government of Canada
and has been accepted into our National Archives in Gatineau Quebec.
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