Anne-Julie Hynes is a contemporary artist from Montreal. Her work reflects a strong and powerful relationship to landscape and nature. She works with different mediums such as painting, photography, collage and sculpture. Textile art is also a medium she as used more extensively in the last years. Her talent has allowed her to be chosen for different research and creation art residencies around the world. She now considers herself as a nomadic artist. Anne-Julie lets the country or the town where she sets her studio affect her work. The environment and surrounding of these new areas, have considerable influence and impact on her production. The lieu becomes her muse. Since the mid-1900s, Anne-Julie Hynes’s works have been seen in different publications, and shown in over fifty (50) exhibitions around the globe, in Canada, but also China, Poland, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Hungary and Tahiti. Her works are part of the collections of Le Méridien Tahiti, Énergir Montreal, as well as several private collections.
Fabric, cut-outs from painted canvas, thread on linen canvas, 2018
51 cm x 41 cm
Using mixed media compositions as a reflection of her environment, landscapes, nature, cities. To do so, she uses an abstract approach to composition produced paintings to do away from cognitive decisions which often provide aesthetic or intellectual barriers. Her approach is to become a vessel between her environment and her art.Textile here is inspired by the indigenous Brazilian tribe textile tradition, while the blue overlay textile emulates the tropical nature of their environment.