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Anne-Marie Olczak

Artist member since 2018
Toronto, ON

My work explores nature and it's pervasive place in the urban landscape. Soft edges, hard lines, organic shapes and deliberate forms all inform this idea of organic amongst the structured. By exploring the application of the paint on the canvas, board or panel, the act of deliberate mark making dictates the progression of the piece.


Work


Q+A

Describe your home in 3 words

Small, creaky, upholstered and with a slight smell of dog and cookies

Favourite book

A Visit From the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan

Coffees per day and from where

Tea first, then coffee - latte & local

What kind of artwork do you have in your home?

I have a lot of work by artists I know personally. I love prints, but one of my favourites is a street art piece I got in Cleveland of a green bird

Describe the person your work appeals to in 3 words

People who like a work that goes beyond the initial impression - they tend to look closely at the brush strokes and the layers that make up the painting..

Why is it important for people to have art in their home or life?

Art is balance. Art is joy. Art is emotion.

Select Past Exhibitions
2018

Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

2017

Brighton, UK
Artists Open Houses

2018

Paula White Diamond Gallery, Kitchener
Square Foot & Big Ideas Show

2019

Toronto
The Artist Project

Residencies
2018

Cobalt Gallery, Toronto
The Kingston Road Residency

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