Arabella - - SKYLA WAYRYNEN -­l­awayry­

“As you can prob­a­bly tell, an artist, who loved the sky, named me,” says Skyla. Born into a fam­ily of artists, she has been sur­rounded since in­fancy by all kinds of artis­tic craft and has been en­cour­aged from the time she was in di­a­pers to freely ex­plore her cre­ativ­ity. “In fact,” she says, “I was the age art was the be­gin­ning of the jour­ney that has brought her to where she is today - a 20 year old who lives and breathes art, beyond the can­vas. That piece of work started some­thing in me – a strong sense of de­ter­mi­na­tion. This has turned me into a very goal-driven per­son that I am today. I then be­gan an­i­mals and hu­man ar­tic­u­la­tions be­fore mov­ing into land­scapes. Now, as I ex­pe­ri­ence change and growth in my own life, I am ex­per­i­ment­ing with ab­stracts. My weapon of choice in this en­deavor is the palate knife If we dig deeper, there is a blend­ing of my three pas­sions that in­spire and mo­ti­vate me. My per­sonal fit­ness and nutri­tion ed­u­ca­tion is part of a larger scale mes­sage of per­sonal well­be­ing that I strive to cul­ti­vate and per­son­ally share with peo­ple both ver­bally and vis­ually. I fo­cus on the power of thought and the im­por­tance of pos­i­tiv­ity and self-nur­tur­ing.

left top, The One, oil, 36” x 36” right top, Dressed to Kill, oil, 36” x 36” right bot­tom, Stare into my Soul, oil, 18” x 72” fol­low­ing pages, left, One Rare Sight, oil, 24” x 36” right, In the Wilder­ness, oil, 36” x 36”

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