I paint abstract landscapes, simplifying visual reality into fields of rich pure colour, transforming nature into a mysterious place for you, the viewer, to contemplate awhile. I invite you to fill in the details with your own individual experience: where the imagery, mood, and atmosphere of your personal place interacts with the colour and form of the artwork.
… Christine Proctor
Christine's works can be seen at:
AGO Art Rental & Sales Gallery
317 Dundas St. West, Toronto ON, M5T 1G4
Tracey Capes Fine Art
PI Fine Art, Toronto
Denison Gallery, Toronto
Christine Proctor Art Studio
Please contact me at 416-574-4405
to set up an appointment
Exhibition and Sale:
Kingsway-Lambton Church Charity Fundraiser Art Sale
A sincere thanks to everyone that took the time to look at my art and to pause a little longer to bring your own interpretations to this experience. It was a pleasure to chat with you about my techniques and to share stories about how some of these pieces were conceived. Please contact me if you wish to see any of the works from the show again or see the ones on my website that I was unable to bring...and....some new works will be added soon! You are welcome to come to my studio!!
Below are some works I exhibited in the show:
A New Commission!
Below is a black and white photograph of a special place in Muskoka for Amanda and Adam. This image will be painted in colour so my challenge is to work with my client to determine the mood and time of day to emulate in this commissioned painting. Will it be the cool colours of a frosty morning or the finish of a winter's day? Or will the colours be warm with the sun peaking through the stream of clouds backed by a vivid blue sky or reflect the glow of a winter's sunset?
I will provide images as the painting progresses.
A Ongoing Series
I have always been intrigued with views seen through a window.
By looking from the inside out, am I saying that I am open to new views and ideas, or by looking through an opening am I narrowing what I want to see? Or is this just a comfortable way to enjoy the beautiful and ever changing outdoors?
Standing outside looking into an interior raises different questions. Am I an outsider not invited to step inside? Do I feel uncomfortable with what I see inside? Is there a difference in physical or emotional temperature between the two views? Is there a clash between nature and the artificiality of the interior?
My challenge is to paint this series in a way that will encourage you to analyze your unique reactions to the interior and exterior views and how they relate to each other. Or perhaps you will choose just to sit back and enjoy the view!
This image is the first painting of this series. It is incomplete. I invite you to follow where this goes!