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monika wright artist
Monika Wright, SCA

Biography

Monika Wright is an abstract artist who creates vibrant and inspirational expressionist paintings. Based in Nova Scotia, her award-winning artwork is exhibited in art galleries, private and corporate art collections. She believes that art has the power to be transformative and to rearrange our vision of the world, creating bridges that connect us. Her work conveys joy, hope, and inspiration through colors, translating "movement in the direction of peace" and a sense of the ethereal.

Monika moved from Toronto to Halifax in 2005 and soon began her creative journey, first in photography then in painting. She developed a unique artistic style, leading to recognition and awards for her distinctive painting style.  She exhibits both nationally and internationally with artworks included in art collections throughout Europe, North and South America. Among her awards is the prestigious Mary Pratt Crystal Award, for the Canada 150 - 2017 SCA Elected Members Exhibition.

Monika is represented by several galleries in Canada and also participates in special exhibitions worldwide. Her work has been published in Literary and Medical Journals, Fiddleheads Literary Journal, International Women Celebrate, Enroute Magazine, Exposure, Echoes of Elizabeth Bishop, CBC Sharing the View, Arts Illustrated Magazine and The Breath of Life.

Monika is an Elected Member of the Society of Canadian Artists (SCA), a member of ArtSpa, CARFAC and PCAFA.

ARTIST STATEMENT

Art has the power to be transformative, to rearrange our vision of the world and create bridges to connect us, to lead us to a greater understanding of the world we share, and those we share it with. With organic shapes, fluid light, lines and circles, I am employing universal symbols of unity, wholeness and infinity connected by lines, representing the boundaries which separate us, but which also highlights our shared path. What we choose to see and believe will determine how we live, not just where we live. Let’s build the puzzle of our life on this planet with care and empathy.

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