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Amber Schmidt
Acrylic / Ink / Beads
Athabasca, Alberta

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Artist Statement

In my childhood and youthful years,  I was curious about the outdoor world - the grasses and trees that formed the landscapes, the birds and animals discovered through exploration and play. I learned to appreciate the textures and colours of the Saskatchewan prairies and later the different textures and colours of Northern Alberta where I now live. As a child I attempted to capture and express the world I lived in on paper...or bone...or wood...anything that I could get my hands on that I thought would make a good canvas.


Today, curiosity still drives my artistic creativity. I focus my work on achieving balance through colour, texture, and shape and placement. The artistic intent of my work is to connect with people to nature through realism and/or abstract images of the natural world around me

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