The most well known Artworks of Brandy Saturley

ICONIC Canadian Paintings

Welcome to the ICONIC Collection

The ICONIC collection of paintings are the most well known, exhibited, published and recognized paintings created by celebrated Canadian pop art painter, Brandy Saturley. These distinctly Canadian paintings created under the oeuvre, #ICONICCANUCK – a hashtag the artist coined on Twitter in 2013 to describe her distinct style of Canadian Art.

Iconic [īˈkänik]: relating to or of the nature of an icon. Canuck [kəˈnək] : a Canadian (sometimes derogatory in US use). The hashtag became the title of the artists’ first public gallery exhibition, taking place in Edmonton at the end of 2013. Since then, #ICONICCANUCK not only references the paintings of Saturley that comment on pan-Canadian identity, it has become the painter’s persona, online and in the short documentary film produced in 2020. The ‘Iconic Canuck’ has quickly become the alter ego of Saturley, as the artist develops her own iconography, as a contemporary visual artist in Canada.

“Saturley’s paintings not only have a sense of humour, but also reference famous works of art. The artworks found in Canadianisms: A Half Decade Inspired by Canada, 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.” ~ Brenda Barry Byrne

“Confronting the enormity of the landscape has become a crucial aspect in Canadian identity, and a thread that is woven throughout Saturley’s work. ~ Andrea Bell

Vancouver Island’s ‘Iconic Canuck’ paints portrayal of COVID-19. Artist shifted focus to inner world as pandemic changed Canadian cultural landscape. ~ Nina Grossman