An ethereal cloud of deep blue floats across the canvas against a backdrop of fiery red, dashes of orange and black paint drips in this vibrant acrylic by Toronto’s Lynne Fernie.
“It’s a visual language in the same sense as when a poet sits down, and they have some sort of feeling. They know there’s something to be said.” Lynne Fernie
She is an OCAD honours graduate, a painter and an award-winning documentary filmmaker. Fernie has been the recipient of arts and film grants from the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council. She has been a jury member of both the Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council juries. Her visual art is held in numerous private collections. The talented artist is also a songwriter.
Fernie worked with the Parachute Club and wrote the lyrics for their popular Canadian classic, “Rise Up”.