Norma Callicott Art
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Norma Callicott



I started my artistic journey trained as an oil painter, then moved to working with acrylics and pastels.  I started exploring various mixed mediums and processes.  I fell in love with working with altered paper to create paper collage.  I alter the pages of discarded magazine pages by melting the ink with a solution, then drying the pages on a clothesline outside on bright sunny days.  The result is an interesting array of texture and pattern, some of which I manipulate to the desired result.  As I sit at my studio table, the pages in front of me speak to me and inspire me.   Memories and emotions come out, as each tells a unique story.  Using recycled materials on Canadian made birch panels are important and meaningful elements of my art.


In 2003, I was honored to win the Vivian Thierfelder Trophy at the Alberta Orchid Society Show for my large oil painting, “Cattleya Hawaiian Sunset”.  In 2003 I was awarded a commission to paint a work of the province’s official stone, petrified wood, for the 2004 Alberta Environment Week poster.  My work, “Daily Chores”, a serene scene from the Ukrainian Cultural Village, was chosen for the Art Acquisition Program of Strathcona County.


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