Monika Wright

SCA

ARTIST PROFILE

Canadian artist Monika Wright moved from Toronto to Halifax in 2005 and soon began her creative journey, first in photography, eventually returning to painting. She enthusiastically developed a distinctive style, which lead to recognition locally and then internationally with artworks included in private and corporate collections throughout Europe, North and South America. Among her awards is the prestigious Mary Pratt Crystal Award, for the Canada 150 - 2017 SCA Exhibition.

Monika is represented by galleries in Canada and also participates in special exhibitions worldwide. Her work has been published in Literary and Medical Journals, 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 Vice President, Elected Member and Director 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 intuitive movements and marks, I create organic shapes that symbolize nature’s powerful ability to unite us. Art making is my way to connect to the creative force of the subconscious. Universal symbols of unity, wholeness and infinity conjure our great human potential. The lines and circles in my paintings, represent the bridges that cross over the chasms that separate us, bringing us together to walk a shared path on Earth. 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.