Contemporary Canadian painting

Kim Atlin - paintings

series

Classic summer 40x60”
5 o’clock shadow variation 9 Oil on panel 24x24
Tropical dreams 9
Where the lines are drawn - pinwheel
Art for groceries- Crisp afternoon 11

Art for groceries. Small works , free delivery in the GTA . 10% donated to charity 

Crisp afternoon 10
Art for groceries Crisp afternoon 7

statement

The way we interact with our environment influences the way we see things and frame the things we see. We take insubstantial, fragmented images and fill them out to make complete narratives.

It is this tension between the negative space, what is withheld from the frame of the painting and what is suggested that engages the viewer in a conversation with my work. I am showing part of a picture or world which exists beyond the realm of the canvas in the mind of the viewer. This conversation between the viewer and the painting, between description and abstraction is the most vital element of my painting.

process

Here’s another from my archives. It’s been a favourite. It’s inspiration is drawn from the view from cherry beach , through the canopy of trees there looking towards the city .

It’s 48x56” oil on canvas from about 10 years ago.

Amazing to think of how time flies and how much has happened in that time but the trees at cherry beach are still magnificent in their canopies.

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