Kit Clarke


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Phone: 902-826-7693


Medium: painting
Years in Business: 25+
Address: 5 Christies Rd
City: Boutiliers Pt. NS
Postal Code: B3Z 1S2
Geographic Location: Coast-and-Country-West
Hours of Business: By appointment, please call


My love affair with collecting papers (especially with text) began when I was a child. I had the wacky notion that if I carefully stored them under my bed that, by osmosis, I would learn to read. My work is all about paper(s): torn, coloured, layered every imaginable kind. Currently I am exploring painting on translucent surfaces. Over the years I have collected scores of paper, photographs and small artifacts. What inspires me most as subject matter are everyday objects I live with and landscapes of places I’ve visited. Born in Montreal, Canada, Halifax-based artist Kit Clarke is a graduate of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Central Technical School in Toronto and Art Institute of Chicago

Description of artist's work

Kit produces narrative based collages or paintings, using a wide variety of found and digitally altered materials often constructed using translucent papers on printed surfaces.

Title: Goodbye
Copyright © 2017
Medium: painting on vellum
Dimensions: 11 x 14
Title: Blue Sky
Copyright © 2017
Medium: painting on vellum
Dimensions: 11 x 14

Title: Black Grid window
Copyright © 2017
Medium: mixed media on vellum
Title: Lady in Hat Series
Copyright © 2013
Medium: collage, paint on wood
Title: White Doors
Copyright © 2018
Medium: Acrylic on vellum
Dimensions: 11 x 14



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