Using the American French Tool etching press at Open Studio in Toronto

About the Glow Series

The Glow Series, started in 2006, stands apart from Lorna's previous body of work. She made the transition from figurative imagery to atmospheric abstraction inspired by views from airplane windows on journeys all over the world. The lines and shapes she adds to the blended rolls create tension in the work, a push and pull between the solid and the nebulous. The art is a focus for meditation, spirituality and timelessness. 

Career Highlights

  • Honours BA in Fine Art from York University in Toronto
  • Awards from the Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council, Etobicoke Award of Excellence and Building a Healthy Community Award of Merit
  • Solo exhibitions at the University of Toronto, New Brunswick Museum, Lennox Contemporary, Inverlynn Arts, Open Studio and other galleries
  • Group  exhibitions in Toronto, London, Burnaby, Whitby, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Ithaca, Odense and other locations
  • Work in over forty corporate and public collections including Capital One, National Bank, Sony Canada Ltd, City of Toronto, Canada Council Artbank and Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Owner of Fifth Street Studio and master printmaker for Ted Bieler, Roland Poulin, Suzy Lake, Liz Parkinson, Yael Brotman, Arnold Shives and other artists
  • Writer and illustrator of Two JourneysSwimming from Darkness to Light; Love, Loss and Fiji Time; and Sleeping with Rats: Travels and Encounters in Indonesia

For older work go here http://www.lornalivey.com/index.html   

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