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Cherie Daly

Artist member since 2018
Pro
Toronto, Ontario

Making abstract art is how I make sense of the world. I try to make a deep connection with others through my work. I play with paint and pastels, spatulas and squeegees, exploring relationships between shapes and lines, colors and textures. I paint intuitively, taking a risk by focusing on the process and letting the final result be uncontrolled. I working with acrylic paint, pastels and some collage.

Art was an enjoyable pastime while I had a career in public service and raised my family. In 2016 I studied at Central Technical in the Adult Art Program and developed a studio art practice. I have been inspired by non-objective and abstract artists, such as abstract expressionists, the Canadian group Painters Eleven and the Bay Area Figurative Artists, and of course, Picasso.

I enjoy exploring and playing in my Toronto studio and my "garage" studio at my cottage in Muskoka.


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Q+A

Best season of the year in Toronto

Fall

Describe your home in 3 words

Home in a Park

What places do you hang out in Toronto?

Beach and Glen Stewart Ravine

Favourite artist(s) right now

Louise Fletcher,

Describe the person your work appeals to in 3 words

Confident, decisive, risk-taker

When I'm not making art, I'm (a) ...

Walking my dogs at the beach or the ravine or at the cottage.

Upcoming Exhibitions
2021-07-16

Muskoka
Muskoka Arts & Crafts Summer Show

2021-08-20

Toronto
Riverdale ArtWalk

Select Past Exhibitions
2021

Toronto
Riverdale Artwalk - June

2021

Toronto
FCA Spring Forward Exhibition

2021

Vancouver
FCA 365 Online Exhibition

Accolades
2019

Oshawa Art Association
Honourable Mention - Abstract

Education
2016

Central Technical School
Adult Art Program

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