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Studio Open House: Nov 12-13

Join me November 12-13, 2021 at my studio for my client appreciation event. Bring your friends! I'd love ...
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“Luminous Nights” – An Exhibition at Art Lab Studios

There are more stars in the sky than grains of sand on Earth. Does that inspire you with ...
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Release, Transform, Renew

Spring has arrived and with it a sense of renewal and hope. That’s what I’m supposed to tell ...
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Workshop News! Creating Powerful Abstracts

For several years now, I've been offering a workshop at Art Lab Studios in beautiful Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. The workshop ...
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New Projects Fire Up My Mojo

I'm a task-oriented, project focused person. As much as the process of play in the studio is fun ...
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Change is Necessary. Change is Coming.

We were counting down the minutes to the end of 2020, hopeful that this New Year would bring ...
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Making Memories This Holiday Season

Have you noticed how many people are turning to long forgotten crafts these days? I see rug hooking, ...
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How Discomfort of Uncertainty Sparks Creativity

There are few things in life that are absolutely certain. But, we quirky humans are capable of great ...
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A Chill In The Air: Ice House Gallery

'A CHILL IN THE AIR' -A GROUP SHOW OF NOVA SCOTIAN ART WILL BE SHOWING FROM OCTOBER 10-NOVEMBER ...
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Beauty is All Around Us. Beauty is Within Us.

There’s no doubt we’ve all had big adjustments to make in our lives this year. The rollercoaster of ...
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As Seen On TV

From time to time my artwork is rented for TV shows and movie shoots. It's always fun to ...
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Becoming An Artist

"Our Soul's Experience" 20"x20 How does one become an artist? If you’re not one of those who went ...
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When Everything Is Up In The Air

"COLLECTIVE INTENTION' - There’s only one way to make the world a better place, to ease our anxiety ...
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Adapting to New Ways of Life in the Studio

Do You Feel Like You’re Living in a Sci-Fi Movie? None of us imagined that we’d be living ...
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OPTIMISM – Take its hand and walk together on the path towards the future

"Optimism" - 36"x36" - $2025 In the past, I have been accused of having my head in the ...
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The Irony of Isolation: Connection

I’m late sharing my thoughts with you this month, because I struggled to find words that had meaning ...
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“Slow Fashion” – The Ethical Choice

In this age of disposable ‘everything’, clothing is near the top of that list. In the past few ...
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Collected Stories + Art Auction for Australia

A new decade . . . it’s a momentous occasion that beckons us to look forward with hope ...
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‘Tis The Season – Of Gratitude and a Gift For You!

Foremost in my mind and heart at this time of year is the feeling that I am grateful ...
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Falling In Love

Being captivated, having that emotional response to a piece of art is much like falling in love, isn’t ...
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What’s Your Favourite Colour?

What’s your favourite colour? It’s one of those questions we are often asked, along with ‘What’s your favourite ...
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Size Matters

Let’s face it; we have wall spaces that come in all shapes and sizes. There are those narrow ...
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Painting With The Other Hand – Or A Broken Bone Won’t Stop Me

I live in paradise, on a lake with views that take my breath away every single day, no ...
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The Evolution of Artistic Expression

Recently, while preparing for an Open House weekend in my Studio, I opened the ‘vault’ and surrounded myself ...
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The Art of Letting Go

​There is one question that I get asked more than any other: “How long does it take you ...
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The Blank Canvas and the Paradox of Inspiration

​The blank canvas stares back at me. Will I treat it as a challenge fraught with trepidation, or an ...
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Art From The Heart

​I create abstract art. It’s confusing for some people, challenging on a level that makes them feel uncomfortable, ...
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Our Water, Our World Exhibition

What better place to debut my latest exhibition showcasing the power and strength of WATER? Parrsboro, Nova Scotia ...
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Phantasmagoria – Discover the Mysteries!

What fanciful illusions dance with you through life? What will you see the next time you look or ...
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Now You Can Wear My Art!

Wearable Art is now available! After much encouragement, I've decided to try something new with my art. So ...
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Summer Inspiration for Fall Exhibitions

Summer isn't over yet, but already I am feeling the cooler temperatures set in and the itch to ...
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A Sculptural Experience with Concrete!

It's always challenging and fun to experience new mediums, to create art in a way that I've never ...
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Wishing You All Peace, Love and Inspiration for 2018

Wishing you kindness in your daily lives, the circular kind where you receive it in abundance and pay ...
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LIFE: Land – Ice – Fire – Experience

THREE ARTISTS - THREE FRIENDS - THREE VIEWS OF ICELANDAn Exhibition by Monika Wright, Andrea Pottyondy and Sarah ...
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Seeing Art With Your Heart

I create abstract art. It’s confusing for some people, challenging on a level that makes them feel uncomfortable, ...
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Monika Wright Honoured with Mary Pratt Crystal Award

​The Society of Canadian Artists presented a very special exhibition of Elected Members' work in honour of Canada's ...
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“Imaginary Garden” Exhibiting at Gallery Nineteen Nineteen

Opening Reception February 8 from 7-9 pm, 6025 Stanley Street, HalifaxShow runs from February 6-March 10 ​My mind ...
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A New Studio Space Lets Me Make Bigger Art Works!

Finally, a great big space to spread out, make a mess and be playful. I've moved all my ...
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Art Is Not Easy…

I’m tenacious. That’s been my greatest teacher in the process of becoming an artist. And it is a process just ...
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Seventy3 Fine Dining and Fine Art – Opening Reception

YOU'RE INVITED! Join us for the  Opening Reception of a show of fine art by MONIKA WRIGHT and PAULETTE ...
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Arts Illustrated Features Monika Wright – Artist

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“The discovery that truth is subjective is the root of abstract art.” – Jonathan Jones

The thing about abstract art is that it can be as easy or difficult to view as you ...
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Exhibiting At The Toronto Artist Project 2015!

Monika Wright Exhibiting at Toronto Artist Project 2015 Monika Wright is excited to be one of 250 top ...
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Success! For Art Sales and for Donations

The Big Reveal- Art That Feeds Nova Scotia I opened my home to you and you came! What ...
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Pop-Up Studio S Opens In Bedford until December 30, 2014

936 Bedford Hwy - corner of Hammonds Plains Rd. 
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Open House – Art Show and Sale!

Want to see what my abstract art looks like in a real home - like mine? Join me ...
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Adding some ‘neutrals’ – trying a new direction.

"Surprise Elements" - here's the revised version and the original. I recently did an ‪#‎art‬‪ #‎workshop‬ and got the message: ...
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Showing at the Anderson Gallery in Historic Lunenburg

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia is steeped in history, character and art. Drop into the Anderson Gallery to see this ...
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Annapolis Royal’s Paint the Town Event was a huge success!

It's an annual event and it's always fun, exciting and a little bit nerve-wracking. This year's Paint the ...
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“Expectations” are for a great opening of the Society of Canadian Artists’ Elected Members Exhibition

This painting, "Expectations" will be showing from July 23rd to August 26th at the Etobicoke Civic Centre Art ...
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A New Series is Emerging

I've been creating abstract paintings for some time now, and they have evolved, are still evolving, but as ...
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Artavita Honorable Mention for “Memories to Cherish”

ARTAVITA Gallery is based in Santa Barbara, California. The gallery showcases artworks by artists from around the world. ...
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Now Showing at National Art, Halifax, Canada

If you missed the show at Swoon in April, you've got another chance to see some of my ...
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Xanadu Gallery offers Original Art by Monika Wright

One of the best things about creating art is sharing it with others. Besides the high of the ...
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Dan Blasco Comments on Monika’s Art – Now showing at Swoon Fine Art – “Temptation to Fly”

Dan Blasco  My brain is tuned to patterns. I naturally look for patterns. I love patterns. The underlying, ...
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Elissa Barnard Reviews “Temptation to Fly” showing at Swoon Fine Art

BY ELISSA BARNARD The Chronicle HeraldPublished April 11, 2014 Monika Wright’s mixed-media abstracts at Swoon are fanciful but serious in their ...
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“Temptation to Fly” Showing at Swoon Fine Art – April 2014

As children we believe that all things are possible. We are allowed wild and fantastic imaginations. Pretending is ...
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2014 CBC Sharing the View Art Auction is now open!

The launch of the calendar was a wonderful event and I was so honoured to meet many of ...
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CBC Sharing the View 2014 Calendar & Art Auction for Feed Nova Scotia

"Ocean Playground" Mark your Calendar and Join Us on Friday, November 15th at the Maritime Museum of the ...
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Mosaics for Mental Health Auction

What a fun and crazy night! Last night was the annual event in support of the Canadian Mental ...
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Annapolis Royal – Paint The Town

Every now and then it's good to try something new, to challenge oneself to get a little squeamish ...
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Society of Canadian Artists Exhibition – Toronto

Thanks to all my friends and friends of friends for coming out to the opening night reception of ...
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Halifax Art Battle

Well it was a ride, a roller coaster of emotions ranging from exciting to sheer panic. The thought ...
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CBC Sharing the View 2014 Artists project for Feed Nova Scotia

"Ocean Playground" CBC Sharing the View 2014 jury selected Monika Wright as one of 12 artists for the ...
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The meaning of all those circles in my paintings…

Let's face it...there are circles, bubbles, curves in almost all of my artwork. So, I thought I'd try ...
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“Laughter Unfurled” – A lighter touch

I'm headed in a new direction, something looser and lighter, just in time for Spring. With the budding ...
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“Architectural Integrity” coming to the Coburg in Halifax

Monika Wright and Eliot Wright will be presenting a show of architectural fine art photographs artfully displayed at ...
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Monika’s Studio – Cooking up the Art

There's a lot more than cooking happening in this work space! The canned mangos and beans are not ...
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The World of Photographers comes to ViewPoint Gallery!

Submissions are being tallied. Here's a list of the countries that sent submissions to the 2013 International Feature ...
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ViewPoint Gallery’s Feature Photographer Competition Deadline is April 1st – Submit your Photographs for a chance to be Exhibited!

International Feature Photographer Competition Deadline April 1st Enter now to win a chance for Your Exhibitionin Halifax, Canada ...
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Halifax Art Battle 47 Winner – Monika Wright

What incredible energy there was at the Bus Stop Theatre on March 22nd when 12 artists squared off ...
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December 14th, 2012

New Beginnings are around the corner. A new year and also a new palette is emerging for me ...
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Photographs of Life

I have travelled and explored near and far. The familiar and the exotic bring a quality of completeness ...
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November 27th, 2012

This is an interesting discussion about photography as art; what makes a photograph a work of art and ...
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The big debate – resin or no resin?

This 24 x 48 inch mixed media piece is painted on gallery profile wood panel. I haven't poured ...
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November 01st, 2012

We're in it together! It was a fun night at Nocturne on October 13th, but the show continues ...
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August 10th, 2012

What:   “Geographically Incorrect” Art Exhibit Where:  Coburg Coffee House6085 Coburg Road  Halifax, NS When:  September 1 to October ...
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May 27th, 2012

Monika Wright Exhibits “Geographically Incorrect”Copper Fox GalleryHalls Harbour, Nova Scotia4092 Hwy 392, Halls Harbour, NSJune 30 - August ...
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