Kathryn Manry

Kathryn Manry grew up near the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. She studied painting at the University of Calgary and Queens, and subsequently attended Banff School of Fine Arts. A love of the outdoors inspires all of Kathryn’s work. A hiker and paddler, her inspirations are found along the trail and from her kayak. This connection is clear in her oil paintings of water - waves, reflections, ripples - and sometimes a kayak or two. A recent series is her work for a show about bees (Kathryn is a beekeeper). Inspired by her concerns about growing threats to honeybees, she produces a show intended to inform and inspire people about that issue.
“My Water Series examines the moods and character of water, and the multitude of visual patterns it presents through reflections, ripples or waves. My paintings depict the sense of rhythm and movement, the glance of light on the surface, the patterns and colours that convey the inherent qualities of water. They capture both the universal dynamic we all recognize as well as the ethereal moment that occur under unique environmental conditions. The Honeybee paintings are more illustrative - they were created as part of a show that addressed the growing concerns around bees and the threats to them (and our food supply). This work includes images of bees on flowers, the royal queen and her retinue, life going on around the hive and a general celebration of bees.”
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