“In art we find space for contemplation and growth, and I hope to impart the opportunity for new perspectives to arise. With contemporary influences from Visionary art and Fantastic Realism, my paintings are symbolic, romantic, surreal. A background in science and childhood spent in the wilds of Alaska infuse my expression with the patterns of Life. Weaving tales and archetypes of cultures past and present with hopes for the future, I chart maps for reconnection with Nature and with Compassion: maps for a sustainable way forward."

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wild medicinal art

 

by Annie Kyla Bennett

 

Bio

    Independent fine artist with eco-friendly practices: offering inspiration and reflection in the form of paintings, prints, apparel, and more. Original artworks in the realm of Visionary Art and Fantastic Realism, with a focus on exploring and expressing the unique potency and character of medicinal plants of all kinds.

   A resident of Asheville, NC, Annie is a part of Medicine Heart Studio, #9 at Foundation Studios in the River Arts District, and travels the country sharing her art. Her current focus in the studio is on Remediators, developing a body of work exploring different plants and methods that can help to heal and rebalance humanity’s impact on the Earth. Annie is the founder of Spectrum Geometry, a triple-bottom-line company employing emerging local artists producing ethical eco-art apparel, and providing business support to each artist. She is a founding member of Medicine Heart Murals, a collective working to highlight environmental urgency through large-scale public art. Annie is a resident muralist and live artist at several US art festivals, and a contributing artist for multiple community-action non-profits. 

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