ALGOMA BOREAL III
Mixed Media, 15 x 19 inches
The inspiration for this work was light filtering through trees in an Algoma region forest. This area of Ontario covers about 28,000 square miles and is home to the Canadian Shield and boreal forests. There are many canyons, waterfalls, vistas, rock cliffs, lakes and rivers. In this piece, I wanted to capture the feeling of light filtering through trees.
“The appreciation of art should not be considered as merely a pleasurable pastime. To apprehend beauty is to work for it. It is a mighty and an entrancing effort, and the enjoyment of a picture is not only in the pleasure it inspires, but in the comprehension of the new order of construction used in its making” – Robert Henri (1865-1929)