MOE TAYLOR

MOE  TAYLOR

“My process involves flow and response. The work is grounded in our natural surroundings; it is a distillation of the essence of a place rather than an illustration of it. Marks are pressed, incised and scraped into the encaustic surface, some obscured, others exposed, much in the same way we leave our footprints on the landscape.”

Moe Taylor was born on the Canadian Prairies and now resides by the shores of Semiahmoo Bay in British Columbia. She draws much of her inspiration from the natural surroundings of the BC Coast.

Working primarily in the ancient medium of encaustic on wood panel, her paintings consist of layers of beeswax, tree resin, oil pigment, and the occasional collaged ephemera. Each stratum is fused to the next using an array of unconventional artist tools. In her recent series, Taylor’s leitmotifs of the lone canoe and collage materials of sea charts have been deferred in favour of elemental landscapes, with a focus

MOE  TAYLOR A Little Long in the Tooth
A Little Long in the Tooth
Encaustic and Mixed Media  
Original
10 x 10 in
MOE  TAYLOR Aint No Mountain High Enough I
Ain't No Mountain High Enough I
Encaustic and Mixed Media  
Original
12 x 24 in
MOE  TAYLOR Aint No Mountain High Enough II
Ain't No Mountain High Enough II
Encaustic and Mixed Media  
Original
12 x 24 in
MOE  TAYLOR From Ridge To Ridge
From Ridge To Ridge
Encaustic and Mixed Media  
Original
10 x 10 in
MOE  TAYLOR From The Top
From The Top
Encaustic and Mixed Media  
Original
12 x 24 in
MOE  TAYLOR Just Beyond The Ridge
Just Beyond The Ridge
Encaustic and Mixed Media  
Original
10 x 10 in
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