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Lori-ann Latremouille
Lori-ann Latremouille
Lori-ann Latremouille   
Wednesday November 8, 2017 - Saturday December, 9 2017
6:00 - 8:00

    We are pleased to hold over selected works by Lori-ann Latremouille for an additional month.

Our relationship with this talented artist, singer, songwritier and poet goes back to the mid 1980's when we first began selling her interesting charcoal and pastels on paper from our office/showroom on Lake Bellevue. Since then we have had enjoyed a variety of exhibits and sales from our Kirkland location and now for the third time we are pleased to exhibit her newest works in our Bellevue Gallery.

This year's exhibit, "Man in the Landscape" she  explores the idea of human beings completely integrating with natural forms like trees or large stones. The figures are not just entwined with these forms but are a part of them. For example a human tree or a boulder head.  

Latremouille was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, and is clearly influenced by the lush and synergistic ecosystems of the West Coast. This is evident in her work, where human figures, animals, sea creatures, birds, flora and fauna all intertwine.

She begins each piece by doodling and sketching. The lines gradually develop into more complex shapes and forms. Positive and negative spaces shift back and forth, like in a jigsaw puzzle. The images spontaneously evolve. Velvety blacks and pure colours provide sensual tonal gradations that give the work an evocative strength and intensity.


Her unique blending of emotionally charged blocks of color with brilliantly contrasting black and white hues is striking and at times psychedelic.

Since the 1980's, Latermouille has been using charcoal and pure pigment pastels on paper as her signature medium. In 2010 she started painting with acrylics on wood panel. She was drawn to the natural wood grain texture and the layering effects the paint allows and her new work reflects this new addition.

Latremouille has just begun to incorporate the lyrics to her songs and poetry in this recent series of paintings. She has done this by writing the lyrics to her songs on the transparent embroidered material of the dresses the figures are wearing.

"As an artist I am always revealing aspects of myself both in visual art and music. "Poet's Dress" expresses the sense of exposure I feel at times. As I have been told on many occasions;I wear my heart on my sleeve."

As a singer songwriter, Latremouille has published 3 CDʼs of her own music. Poetry is where her songwriting began, and she is now incorporating her lyrics and poetry into her paintings.

Over the past 20 years her work has been exhibited extensively in the United States and Canada, she has also exhibited in Europe.

Lori-ann Latremouille's unique striking artwork has made a lasting mark in the art world and will no doubt continue to draw acclaim and recognition.

Her work hangs in many prominent private and public collections.
        

Seals, Seastars and Striped Sea Shells
24 x 30 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 4500 US
Boulder Head and Seastars
30 x 24 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 4500 US
Moon Bather
30 x 24 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 4500 US
Poet's Dress
30 x 24 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 4500 US
Lilacs
24 x 30 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 4500 US
Healing in the Last Quarter
30 x 24 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 4500 US
Spiritual Visitor
30 x 24 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 4500 US
Blue Thought
23.5 x 17.5 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 2400 US
Master and Apprentice
36 x 24 Inches  Pastel on Paper
$ 5600 US
Blue Thought
23.5 x 17.5 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 2400 US
Jam
32 x 22 Inches  Charcoal on Paper
$ 4400 US
Red Tulips
15 x 11 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 1400 US
Romantic Thought
15 x 11 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 1400 US
Judith
17.5 x 23.5 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 2400 US
Flowers of Friendship
16 x 12 Inches  Acrylic on Wood Panel
$ 1650 US
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