In Allegory of our Seas, textile artist Diane Roy uses a variety of techniques including crocheting, knotting, twisting and weaving to create sculptures that explore the awe-inspiring beauty of our oceans and the curious creatures that inhabit our waters. Through the use of organic and recycled materials, Diane has created a marine metaphor to convey her concern for the fate of the world and all of its creatures.
Diane will be at the City Atrium Gallery on June 27 from 12:15 -12:45 to talk about the inspiration behind her work.
Diane Roy grew up in Abitibi-Temiscamingue, Quebec. After moving to Vancouver in 1986 the beauty of Western Canada’s landscape and ocean became significant inspiration for her work in fibre art. She holds a degree in Fine Arts and Education from the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi. Roy has been exhibited internationally in France, Spain, Japan and Morocco.
Check out more of Diane’s work this summer at Pop-Up Town Community Art Space in White Rock, BC.