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SUZAN DOUGALL-CHRISTENSON

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“Every piece of artwork I create is an expression of the joy and wonder I experience at the beauty of our world. I do not feel it is important to portray my subject matter with exact realism, but instead, as the ancient Chinese would suggest, to capture the “qi” or essence, of it.”

Through the effects of light, the fusion of earthy natural materials, and the blending of colour filled with movement, Suzan’s work captures a fleeting moment in time. An innate lover of nature and constant observer of the world around her, she has spent most of her life in a quest to find expression for her inspiration…the muted early morning tones of a forest after rain, vivid warm splashes of sunset reflecting off the ocean’s surface, sage-scented breezes of Indian Summer blowing across California foothills…