Danie Wood

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Danie Wood was born in London, England in 1965 and now lives on Vancouver island, BC, Canada. A creative director by trade, she was schooled at York University where she received a BFA with Honours. influenced by Turner, Rothko, Hitchens, Anselm Kiefer, and Takao Tanabe. She is interested in investigating the human experience using landscape as a metaphor.

“I have been pondering the ‘Current Landscape’… perspectives of society at this moment in time. In trying to resolve my own isolation I find my paintings try to dialogue between place and being. I have a feeling that something greater lies beyond by the sureness of the horizon and the vastness of the sea and sky. A constant in nature that connects us all.”