ALGOMA BOREAL IV
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 a sense of wind and forest air and the feeling of looking at the sky through trees.
“The artist stands face to face with nature without thinking of himself; he receives everything from it, lets himself be impressed by it without afterthought, and abandons himself to the joy of contemplation.” – Paul Collaer (1892-1989)