Norma Callicott Art
My mixed media art takes inspiration from the texture and form of nature.

Norma Callicott

 

 

Since retiring in 2016, I have been exploring various mixed mediums and processes.  I fell in love with working with altered paper to create paper collage.  I use an eco-friendly cleaner to dissolve the ink in recycled magazine pages.  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.  I mount the collage on Canadian made cradled birch panel.  I have spent many months mastering this process.    I love experimenting with different papers, gel mediums and pigments in my works.  I have worked in mixed media, acrylic, pastel and oil.

 

 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.

 

I regularly show in Art Society of Strathcona County art shows.

 

 

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