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Stanza Widen - Fine Artist

Stanza Widen

Stewart, BC - Canada

 
 
 

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Stanza Widen

Stewart, BC - Canada

Stanza Widen - Fine Artist

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About Stanza Widen

Although I was born in South Africa and was privileged enough to travel all over the world, I flew away from the land of my birth and the life I had when I met and fell completely in love with a gentle Canadian who wrote me poems and asked me to marry him, promising to take me to 'Hear the Aurora sing and the wolves howl in concert’. Now I live in beautiful British Columbia, a place of towering snow-capped mountains, glacier-fed aquamarine rivers and enormous forests teeming with incredible wildlife. I have stood on a glacier, caught jumping salmon in enormous rivers and walked through fields carpeted with wildflowers. One crystal clear night I lay in the field and watched shooting stars streaking above while learning about the unfamiliar constellations, trying to turn my head upside down so I could see Orion looking the way it did in the Southern Hemisphere.

I paint because I cannot do otherwise. I paint because if I don’t I become unhappy and sad. Most of all, I paint best the things that filled and fill me with joy and excitement, like the ocean and waves which I no longer can see nor hear now. During the long winter months I painted butterflies because they were symbols of what it felt like to fly away to freedom. For the past few years I've been painting artworks so that I can finally find full closure of the things that happened in my past.

And all the while, I continue trying to achieve what Matisse wrote, “I continue painting until the hand sings”.

I have been very privileged to have my work featured on You Tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_emb... by Pemero, an amazing artist whose work can be seen here http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/petko-pemaro.... For this honour Petko Pemero, thank you!!

iPhone cases, etc. of my work can be found on stanza widen iphone cases for sale
The watermark does not appear in the final printed product.

Please note that ALL of my images (C.N. Robertson, Conoro, Conowi, Stanza, Ted Widen) do not belong to the public domain. All images are the copyright of the artist, © Stanza Widen. All Rights Reserved. Copying, altering, displaying, distributing and/or selling any image without prior written consent from the artist is strictly prohibited.


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Butterflies and Flowers Alphabet

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Series of Butterflies and Flowers which I have drawn and painted. Commissions gladly undertaken.

Stanza Widen - Turn Out The Lights
 

Turn Out The Lights by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Butterfly Flower Alphabet
 

Butterfly Flower Alphabet by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - I Put My Hands Among The Flames
 

I Put My Hands Among The Flames by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - B for Bluebells and a Blue Hairstreak Butterfly
 

B for Bluebells and a Blue Hairstreak Butterfly by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Wildflowers and Butterflies of the Valley
 

Wildflowers and Butterflies of the Valley by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Blue-Day Butterfly
 

Blue-Day Butterfly by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - As Close to the Flowers
 

As Close to the Flowers by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Kiss the Sun
 

Kiss the Sun by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Just Living Is Not Enough
 

Just Living Is Not Enough by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - A Tethered Butterfly
 

A Tethered Butterfly by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - The Tulip and the Butterfly
 

The Tulip and the Butterfly by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - This Great Purple Butterfly
 

This Great Purple Butterfly by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Butterfly Dreaming
 

Butterfly Dreaming by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - In The Winter Woods
 

In The Winter Woods by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Daisy At Your Feet
 

Daisy At Your Feet by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Flowers That Flutter
 

Flowers That Flutter by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - As I Ride The Butterfly
 

As I Ride The Butterfly by Stanza Widen

Stanza Widen - Little Heartsease
 

Little Heartsease by Stanza Widen

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