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About Wendy

Wendy's exquisite art has been called wonderfully charming, intriguing, unique, and enigmatic.

Her art is best experienced in person and each piece invites the viewer to ponder, to wonder, to discover, and to reminisce.  Her mixed media collages incorporate layers of fabric, paper and tulle, allowing further patterns and images to emerge the more carefully you look.  You'll find wearable books rich with images and ephemera to transport you to another time and place.


In Wendy's hands, boat navigation lights and electronic scraps get a second lease of life as intriguing and unique jewellery...  She uses old needlework, photos, books & stamps, furniture hardware to dinnerware.  All manner of old treasures might be incorporated into new artwork.

Wendy completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Alberta, and studied jewellery making in Australia where she lived for over 25 years.
She conducts art classes for children and adults at Magnolia Art studio in North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada.

Currently based in lower Vancouver Island, BC, Canada, she and her husband have 3 poodles, 2 parrots, and 2 emus.


Nationality:  Canada, Australia

Affiliations:

Vancouver Island Surface Design Association

Saanich Peninsula Arts & Crafts Society, Saanich, BC Canada

ArtSea Community Arts Council, Sidney, BC Canada

Cowichan Valley Arts Centre, Duncan, BC Canada

Coast Collective, Victoria, BC Canada

Victoria Arts Council, Victoria, BC Canada

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Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild

Jewellers and Metalsmith’s Group, Queensland, Australia

Abbie
Abbie

Acrylic & mixed media 11 x 17in

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Commission for Elaine
Commission for Elaine
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Collage Girls - Gardener
Collage Girls - Gardener
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Mother at the Beach 1882
Mother at the Beach 1882

Mixed media collage: paper, thread, tyvac, batik cotton, tulle, sequins, foil, plastic 5 x 7 in. $100.00 framed

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Silver bowl collaboration
Silver bowl collaboration
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Aviation - Kitty Hawk
Aviation - Kitty Hawk
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Octopuses Garden
Octopuses Garden

Created for the owner, celebrating the first grandchild

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Collage Girls - Artist
Collage Girls - Artist
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Leanne
Leanne

One of two portrait brooches created for the client featuring her beloved dog.

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Jane's card holder
Jane's card holder

The client wanted a business card holder featuring her cat.

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Calling occupants of interplanetary craft
Calling occupants of interplanetary craft

Mixed media collage: antique family photo, ink, fabric, machine stitched. Photo is of my grandmother's sister, c 1940 5 x 7 in.

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Reticulated ring
Reticulated ring
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Brolga Bus Card holder
Brolga Bus Card holder

Fine silver and purple heart

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Beneath the surface
Beneath the surface

Tin box pendant with tiny book. Mixed media: leather, steel, mother of pearl, charts, postage stamps

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