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Drawing and Painting

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Drawing and Painting

“Through the bold use of contrast in colour, material, form and texture, my work explores the undeniable connection between spending time in nature and caring for one’s mental health, as well as the complexity of human emotion and how we are innately capable of feeling multiple things all at once.

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Grace Emerson was born and raised in Cobourg, Ontario and currently resides in downtown Toronto. She is a graduating drawing and painting student at OCAD University. She is primarily an acrylic painter and installation artist, who often incorporates other mediums into her paintings such as plant matter and collage elements. Her work addresses the themes of body image, the natural world, femininity, memory, desire, and protecting the environment. Her work is bright and colorful, and embraces chaos.
OCAD U - Faculty of Art
Drawing and Painting
Major In progress, 2023

Abstract Painting

2023, 70s Glam Art Auction Fundraiser
Great Hall, OCAD University, Toronto ON
2022, Bi Bi Baby
Something Creative Co.
2020, Shapshifter
OCAD University