More images from Paint My Canada inside today’s Spectator Video of Niki Kingsmill’s exhibit online: thespec.com
For several months, artist Niki Kingsmill worked on paintings inspired by the photographs people sent her showing their travels in Canada. What resulted was a watercolour for each province and territory. At right, the rocky seaside terrain of Peggy’s Cove represents Nova Scotia. It was inspired by a photo submitted by @andrea_lilly.
The Black Tusk Blackcomb, submitted by Jamie #explorebc #beautifulbc, features the majestic peak near Whistler, British Columbia.
This painting is called Elk at Jasper. The scene of the alpine grazers at the national park in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains was inspired by a photograph submitted by @bdakins.
Newfoundland and Labrador features colourful houses in St John’s, a scene in a photo by @capture.passion.
Kingsmill used a snapshot by @scottquinn of a bustling CNE in Toronto to represent Ontario.