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Elaine Waisglass: Project 31

Spotlight on Project 31: A live auction in support of OCAD U students

Elaine Waisglass, "Hibiscus" (Rose of Sharon “David”) Limited edition ink jet print, archival inks on archival Arches Watercolour Paper, edition 1 of 12 2014, 42 x 42 inches Courtesy of the artist and Roberts Gallery Estimate: $5,500

Elaine Waisglass, “Hibiscus” (Rose of Sharon “David”) Archival Inkjet Print, 2014, 42″ x 42″, Courtesy of the artist and Roberts Gallery, Estimate: $5,500

Talented artist and supportive alumni Elaine Waisglass is directing the auction proceeds from her work to the Photography program!

“I grew up in a bleak Toronto suburb in a house where the garden consisted of a bit of grass front and back, a skinny maple tree in the front yard and a wire fence. My grandmother, on the other hand, had a very different kind of garden. It had beautiful colours and perfumes, flowers for vases, fruits and vegetables for dinner. To me, that little garden was paradise. From the time I was a very little girl my greatest wish was that one day I would have my own garden just like hers. Many years later my dream came true. The only problem was winter, when there were no flowers at all, only a thick blanket of snow. The solution was to photograph the flowers so I could see them all year round.”

“More than anything I must, must have flowers, always, always.” – Claude Monet

The live auction will happen: 

Thursday, March 26, 2015
OCAD University, Great Hall, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto
Artwork Preview: 6 p.m., Live Auction: 7:30 p.m.

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1 Comment

  1. Wonderful image, thanks for you support with this. April

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