Iconic Canadian Pop Art Style Paintings
Brandy Saturley is a Canadian artist known for her iconic Canadian pop art style paintings. Contemporary paintings inspired by Canada’s iconography, and the travels of this Canadian Artist. Explore her distinctly stylized contemporary paintings featuring vivid colour palettes and elements of realism, set against modern abstract backgrounds. These paintings tell visual stories; encompassing themes related to Canadian popular culture, symbolism, people, nature and the landscapes of Canada. An internationally exhibited contemporary Canadian Artist, Brandy Saturley’s paintings have garnered the Victoria, BC born painter notoriety as ‘the Voice of Canadian Pop Art’. Here you will find a selection of paintings from more than 400 original Canadian artworks, created over 16 years working as a professional independent Canadian Visual Artist. Welcome to The Art of Brandy Saturley.
Birth of Hockey Paintings
“Up until this point in my career as a visual artist, the sport of Hockey had yet to appear in my work. The year 2010 was different, on the tail of our Canadian hockey gold at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, hockey fever was stronger than ever and it was hard to ignore the buzz. I could not ignore the energy and enthusiasm of everyone around me and Hockey found its way into my brain and into my paintings.” The first painting in this series, Goalie’s Mask: red, white & Dryden (painting of Ken Dryden’s pretzel mask on the Canadian flag) garnering the artist recognition. Shortlisted for the IOC Olympic Trophy in Sport and Art in 2014 – the painting ships out to Canadian Olympic Committee headquarters in Toronto, Canada. Following this painting came a series of paintings commenting on Canada and the great game of ice hockey. One painting depicts Lord Stanley’s Cup, with a Lawren Harris-esque feel. Snowy mountains in the background, with hockey players fighting for a puck in the foreground. A goalie sits perched near the brim, with rope dangling down to the ice, the hockey puck attached. The goal tender controlling the play from above. Hockey Gods…