Angela Hansen is a Lake Country-based artist and art instructor. She completed her BDes at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design and her BEd from the University of Victoria. Angela creates with encaustics and acrylics and her work is recognized for its organic-inspired imagery, sculptural qualities and use of texture. Her art has been exhibited in the Okanagan, Kootenays and US. In 2017 her work was juried into “In Flawed Abundance”, an exhibition hosted by the International Encaustic Artists association in Massachusetts, US, and was published in the UK magazine, House & Garden’s, Art Edit fall 2017 spreads. In August 2018, Angela had a solo exhibition at the Kelowna Rotary Centre for the Arts entitled “Morphogenesis”, which literally translates as “the beginning of the shape”.
This painting was inspired by the orchards I see every day. They are especially interesting in the fall when all the leaves have fallen but the beautiful red apples still cling to the branches like ornaments. The gnarly, twisted branches are an elegant contrast to the red and golden orbs of fruit.