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Valorie preston

Valorie Preston

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Ottawa
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7/15/10
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In a world where colours collide, where laughter runs with tears and contradictions abound, I reside. Driven by the desire to reconcile growth with patience, love with despair and pain with experience, I paint. I paint to grow, to explore and to expose the world I see and imagine. I paint for the world I want and for the one that we have. All art is involved with the internal and external pulls of self, which a friend of mine describes as the development of our soul. Today for me, the external pull plays out as I watch and participate in the rapacious, unquestioning self righteousness of North America as it gobbles the resources, the life blood of the world:- the food, the air, the water, the soil. We pollute and kill with impunity, and seem to have no understanding of other cultures

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