Jessica Holden and her Love for Nature and Animals

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Jessica Holden is an art graduate from Sheffield Hallam University in South Yorkshire, England. Her more recent work entitled Hush the Hound is a collection of original drawings and art work that reflects on nature. Holden’s work is inspired by her love and appreciation for nature and animals, and the places she travels. Continue reading Jessica Holden and her Love for Nature and Animals

For the Love of Nature, Arwynn Davey

I met Arwynn Davey at the Riverdale Art Walk 2013 at Toronto’s Jimmie Simpson Park in the spring of this year; I was captivated by her work. Arwynn is a Canadian painter and graphic artist who currently resides in Toronto, Ontario. She grew up north of the city on just a couple acres of land with a rural route address. Without cable TV, she spent a great deal of time outdoors exploring and appreciating nature. Now living in the city, Arwynn misses the pure moments of living up north and through her art, tries to capture those moments in the city that might otherwise be missed; a lily in a garden, or a chickadee on an icy branch.

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