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Wed. June 10th 2020
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UNTIL... Issue 5: Memory Cornelia van Voorst, Gail White, Kegan McFadden, Corri Lobbezoo , Ira Hoffecker, Kristen Carleton, Don Bergland, Kai Choufour, Laura Anderson, Oona McClure, Yumie Kono and Ariel O’Sullivan, Liz Bentley, Sherley Gordon Edey, Albert Joaquin, MaryLou Wakefield, Tracy Harrison
Sat. March 7th 2020
Victoria Arts Council (All Ages)
GZPS Mini Artist Talks Alain Costaz, Avis Rasmussen, Dave Skilling, Heather Atkinson, MaryLou Wakefield, Victoria Edgarr, Rhonda Lee Usipiuk, Laurie Mackie
Sat. December 14th 2019
Annual December Open House Heather Atkinson, Avis Rasmussen, Dominique Chapheau, Barbara Tolloczko, Chloé, MaryLou Wakefield, Alain Costaz, Cindy Wright, Victoria Edgarr, Laurie Mackie, Dorothy Field, Desiree deRuiter

MaryLou Wakefield

from Victoria BC
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Marylou Wakefield

I draw inspiration from the natural world - from the simplest play of shadows on a surface to vast wild landscapes and seascapes. Design and architecture are also key influences.
Early work includes mono prints and hand lettered works. Currently my painting explores themes of connection - to place, to memory, to an idea, and to each other.
I work in acrylic and ink and make tools from foraged botanical materials to create one of a kind marks.
I'm a member of the Victoria Print Society and the Mentorship Program at arc.hive Artist Run Centre in Victoria, B.C. I am a board member of the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA).
With shared studio space closed recently due to the Corona virus pandemic, I'm now working in a rustic garden shed at the bottom of our garden, pictured here, which I converted into a painting studio. My studio practice includes painting, printmaking, and hand lettered works. During the pandemic I participated in a print exchange with L’atelier Silex Ink in Paris, and a collaborative postcard exchange with Boxcar Six Artist Collective. I have exhibited my work in Victoria and in New York.
I'm happy to discuss collaboration opportunities as well as commissions. Contact me through my website at for more information about my work.