Skog studied art at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. Skog's artistic growth and development in the medium of acrylic on canvas has been enhanced by attending the prestigious Emma Lake Artists' Workshop in Canada and the Triangle Artists' Workshop in New York. Skog has had the benefit and privilege of studio critiques from Karen Wilkin, the notable New York critic, and Ken Carpenter, Chair of Fine Arts, York University, Toronto. The paintings of Wendy Skog have been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in Canada and the United States. They have been internationally included in both corporate and private collections.For more information about the artist please visit the website.
Alongside the creation of paintings, Skog has extensively developed a highly successful digital printmaking practice that preserves the aesthetic sensitivity of her paintings. In the art process of printmaking, the following categories represent the artist's areas of interest. Click on the images to go directly to the corresponding gallery sections.
To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour. -William Blake
In all my work, nature is my muse.
The world of events is a kalidoscope to ponder philosophically. Creating art from the media headlines is an opportunity to combine deep reflection with aesthetic freedom.
Coming from an established practice in abstract painting, my printmaking practice is another medium in which to separate image from content providing an opportunity for the viewer to experience something entirely for its own sake without need for intellectual interpretation.
Creating still-life is an exercise in romanticism. Getting beyond the exact paramenters of the image is the arena in which innovation and originality can prevail.
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