Gaye Oxford


  • artist statement

    The dynamic characteristics of painting with Encaustic and Oil/Wax become seductive invitations to deep dives, discovery, excavating, and creating texture and rich evocative layers.


    Gaye is a Canadian visual artist working in mixed medium painting. A formal education in Nursing and Curriculum Development slowly transitioned into facilitating wellness practices which included Art Therapy. Gaye was an Artist-in-Residence at Jasper Place High School, Edmonton, Alberta.


    She has studied with Judith Cornell, Stuart Cubley, Kim Bernard, Lisa Pressman, Janice Mason Steeves and Cheryl Taves.


    Her work has been shown in Group shows and  Two Woman shows in Edmonton; Alberta, Canada. Her paintings can be found in private collections in Canada, USA and Turkey.

  • Blog

    November 5, 2017
    What an unremitting year, such a worldwide torrent of unconscionable human behaviors and failings. The studio this year was a sanctuary; exploration and expression a refuge. The paintings that I worked this year were very personal records of explorations from a point of reference that...
    October 24, 2016
    For me this turning of autumn toward winter brings an instinctive movement inward. It begins a time of warm soups, candles lit and quiet music. Usually my winter reflection time begins with a meditation retreat which has been my yearly ritual. This year I wondered, as I chose to do a painting...
    September 28, 2016
    This time of year invites reflection. It is a time of considering what the year has produced and, in the shadow of the spring and summer, where the painting may be going.
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