Farewell, final art exhibit for renowned artist Stace DeWolf in Kamloops
A renowned artist in Kamloops is making a move to the other side of the country and is bringing all of his work to a final exhibition this spring.
Stace DeWolf is an expressionist artist who has art pieces and murals in businesses and homes throughout the city and beyond. He is known for his unique, signature art style influenced by Picasso, Dali, Bacon, van Gogh and the German expressionists.
Over the years DeWolf has created vibrantly coloured imagery that reflects his personal emotional battles. He has shared openly about his past struggles with drug addiction and mental health issues, and how he has expressed those experiences through his art.
“My hope for those who bought my work is to enjoy it whenever they can and to refer to it when they're having not so great days,” DeWolf writes on his website. “My work tells a story that is very familiar with us all and within that innate quality, peace can be found. I hope that it is work that is cherished and passed down. I hope that it can move people and help them through tough times.”
DeWolf and his family are moving to Moncton at the end of May to be closer to family. DeWolf said there is a growing art scene there and he's excited to share his work with the community there. He also said it will be tough leaving Kamloops.
"I'd just like to thank all of my supporters in Kamloops, I am so grateful for everything," he said. "My hope is that the art community here in Kamloops keeps growing and flourishing. I hope the community keeps supporting events and other artists. My supporters can always see what I'm up too on my socials and I look forward to sharing my future work and opportunities with everyone."
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Newer and older pieces will be available for sale at the exhibition at all different price points so “there is something for everyone.”
DeWolf’s art exhibition is at the Living Art Studio at 743 Nicola Street at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.
Go here to learn more about DeWolf and his work.
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