As an assemblage artist, I’m influenced by fine artists and folk artists who use non-traditional materials in their creative process. There is a power, spontaneity, and passion there that always draws me in. There has never been a time in my life when I haven’t been a beachcomber, daydreamer and seeker of visual inspiration. Many of my sculptures represent marine based wildlife. There is no question that the wellbeing of our threatened and endangered flora and fauna face serious challenges ahead, and particularly those that depend on a healthy marine environment. This is usually in my thought process as I tinker about my workshop
– Launi Lucas
Launi Lucas is a sculptor, painter, and biological illustrator. She is an alumni of Emily Carr University of Art & Design and The Banff Centre; is a former member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, specializing in insect illustration at the University of British Columbia. Lucas is represented by i.e. Gallery in Edison, Washington. Visit her website.
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