Gaye Adams over the past 20 years, has mastered the medium of soft pastel. In the last several years, she has included exploring her artistic vision with acrylics as well. Her work is distinguished by her signature use of strong light and vibrant color. While subject matter is diverse, the artist’s approach and vision is consistent.
“Light dances, bounces, reflects and leaps. It warms, reveals and explains form. I must confess, I am hooked. I don’t know what my paintings will be about ten years from now, but right now they are about my delight and fascination with light and color. My paintings are simply an expression of this.”
Gaye attended various art institutions for the first two years of her art education and then pursued the path of gaining mentorship to help develop her skills. Gaye has been awarded senior signature status with the Federation of Canadian Artists as well as the Pastel Society of Canada. Her work has been published internationally on numerous occasions, including being the featured Canadian master pastellist in the Dec 2003 Pastel Artist International Magazine. She is an award winning artist at local, national and international levels.