By Chloe Diana Saunders
Medium used: Acrylic on canvas & embroidery thread
I am a Calgary based artist and third year painting major at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Media experimentation is a large part of my practice, however I work primarily in the fields of painting and drawing. I am interested in the qualities of form, color and composition in an abstract painting process. I believe that painting and drawing create a strong foundation in my practice from which I am able to explore ideas of material use, visual aesthetics and emotional responses in a complexity of directions.
Using the artist’s words, summarize the artwork and how they feel it reflects the patient’s moment of meaning
Getting to know Jennifer and her experience with her immune-mediated inflammatory disease (IMID) gave me insight into the individuality of each case. The piece that I created is a reflection of how an individual can choose to react in the face of adversity. This piece depicts a choice to continue striving for ones full potential, despite the inherent challenges of living with an IMID.
Using the artist’s words, describe how they felt about this experience
I thought that this experience was a really interesting collaboration of [...] continue the story