The Famous Canadian Paintings of Artist, Brandy Saturley

From public galleries in BC, Alberta and Ontario, to public and private art collections across Canada, these paintings of Victoria born artist Brandy Saturley, have garnered the artist notoriety as "The Voice of Canadian Pop Art".

Confronting the Enormity of Canada

I began life on an island on the western-most point in Canada, like a puzzle piece that was never placed in the final map of Canada. As a consequence, my preoccupation became everything that existed in my country, but not my island home. What informed my work began with ‘popular culture’ and stereotype. Over the years I became more interested in authentic experiences. I began to travel to gain a true understanding of my country, and in returning to my island home, a better understanding of the culture in which I was raised. By boat, plane, train, cab, Uber, Jeep, canoe, and on foot; I explored my country of Canada. Along the way the voices of the people, places, sounds and smells were absorbed into my subconscious. Through conversation, photography, video and writing; I recorded my journey for future excavation.The work I developed because of this journey began with an exhibition titled #ICONICCANUCK, a hashtag I created for use on Twitter to connect with people across the country. My persona became #ICONICCANUCK and I developed my own painting genre known as ‘Pop Canadianisms’ my own brand of ‘Canadian’ pop realism. As my explorations into the Canadian consciousness deepened, my work began to focus on my thoughts about a balance with nature, other cultures, and women in Canadian Art. I began repeatedly painting myself into the landscapes of Canadian Art history, as if to say, “I’m here, I’m a female Canadian Artist, and I have something important to say.” Spanning a decade of my oeuvre, these paintings create an open dialogue of what it means to be Canadian. They are informed by our iconography, our passion, our humour, our tolerance and kindness.

Symbolically Yours,

Brandy Saturley

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The Big Hug
The Big Hug
To Vancouver Island
To Vancouver Island
Let Your Backbone Rise
Let Your Backbone Rise
With Hearts On Our Sleeves
With Hearts On Our Sleeves
Face Off
Face Off
Ride My Wake
Ride My Wake
Complementary Canoes
Complementary Canoes
Canadian Karaoke
Canadian Karaoke
Feathers Over Blanket
Feathers Over Blanket
HBC Skull
HBC Skull
Six Point Leaf
Six Point Leaf
Leaf in Repose
Leaf in Repose
Rocky Mountains Higher
Rocky Mountains Higher
Poppies For Louise (an ode to Lake Louise)
Poppies For Louise (an ode to Lake Louise)
Charity
Charity
Horn Glow
Horn Glow
RCAF
RCAF
Patchwork Nation
Patchwork Nation
There's No Place Like Home
There's No Place Like Home
Leave Your Boots at The Door
Leave Your Boots at The Door
Goalie's Mask: red, white & Dryden (The Goalies Mask Painting)
Goalie's Mask: red, white & Dryden (The Goalies Mask Painting)
On Guard
On Guard
Under A Borealis Sky
Under A Borealis Sky
On Guard
On Guard
The Weekend Goalie
The Weekend Goalie
The Ideal Arsenal
The Ideal Arsenal
The Lucky Mitt
The Lucky Mitt
The Warm Hug
The Warm Hug
A Landscape To GO
A Landscape To GO
We Can Fit In My Canoe
We Can Fit In My Canoe
Dreaming in the Colours of Eh
Dreaming in the Colours of Eh
Reigning Spectator
Reigning Spectator
Saint Kanata
Saint Kanata
Tragically Hip Spirits Riding the Sky
Tragically Hip Spirits Riding the Sky
In My Splendorous Kingdom
In My Splendorous Kingdom
Remember Us
Remember Us
Sitting on The Dock at Back Bay
Sitting on The Dock at Back Bay
Cottage Royalty
Cottage Royalty
The Getaway
The Getaway
The 101
The 101
On Target
On Target
A Punch Line and An Unknown
A Punch Line and An Unknown
Fear Before Glory
Fear Before Glory
The Climb
The Climb
Lovers In A Dangerous Time
Lovers In A Dangerous Time
A Cup For Louise
A Cup For Louise
Death of A Rookie
Death of A Rookie
Plante Rises
Plante Rises
Tribe Called CAN
Tribe Called CAN
Canada Is Sweet and Salty
Canada Is Sweet and Salty
The 'Eh' Team
The 'Eh' Team
RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
The Number Nine
The Number Nine
De-saturated Cherry
De-saturated Cherry
From The Forest To The See
From The Forest To The See
Toque Rise
Toque Rise
Rubber & Bone (Canadian still life)
Rubber & Bone (Canadian still life)
Perogies in the Wind
Perogies in the Wind
Bieberscape
Bieberscape
HBC Toes
HBC Toes