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Spoonie Art Gallery: Jamieson Wolf

Editor’s note: This series is about our contributors showcasing the art they do apart from writing, and what it means to them. Each week we’ll feature a new artist!

“For me, painting is another way to tell a story. Sometimes I get stuck in a story or novel that I’m working on and painting helps to clear the way. Also, often an idea will pop into my mind for a story, but it’s a visual idea, not one of words. I paint because it’s another way to find my voice.”

Jamieson Wolf

Featured Pieces: Growth, Flow, and Bloom

Green abstract painting, giving the impression of old and new leaves growing in a jungle. There's combination of light and darkness that adds depth to this work.
Growth is all about the growing that I’ve been doing. I wanted it to resemble leaves in a jungle, struck by the sun. I wanted to reflect the darkness within me and the light in some way.
A blue abstract with white peaks, like rushing waters.
Flow is about the flow of my emotions. To help me grow further, I wanted a visual representation of the emotions within me, flowing and changing and becoming something different, something more. 
A dark purple abstract with light purple blotches, strongly resembling opening petals in the morning light.
Bloom is about shedding becoming. I feel like I’m blooming into to who I was meant to be all along. I wanted it to look like flowers, opening up to the sunlight. 

For more information about Jamieson’s paintings and how you can purchase them or request a commission piece, please visit the Facebook Page, Art by Jamieson Wolf.

Jamieson Wolf, author

Jamieson Wolf is an award-winning, number one bestselling author of over sixty books and writer of Two Steps at a Timea blog about having multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy. In 2019, he released his gripping memoir, Little Yellow Magnet, followed by Love and Lemonade (the third book in the Lemonade Series), and his short story, The Descent, appears in the Nothing Without Us anthology.

He is an accomplished artist who works in mixed media, charcoal, pastels, and oil paints. He is also something of an amateur photographer, a poet, a perfume designer, and a graphic designer.

Jamieson currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his husband Michael and their cat Anakin. You can read more about Jamieson on his website or his blog, and you can connect with him on Facebook and Twitter.

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