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Carolyn Sinclair Artist

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Carolyn Sinclair, Grande Prairie AB

Carolyn Sinclair is a Grande Prairie, Alberta artist specializing in equine art. Carolyn is a Juried Member of the American Academy of Equine Artists, and past Studio Booth Artist with the prestigious Calgary Stampede Western Showcase (2016 + 2018). Carolyn won “Best New Artist” with the Calgary Stampede Art Auction in 2012. Her art tells the story of her love of the horse. Those that connect with her art connect because of that shared love. She has a strong aversion to fitting into any particular

Stefanie Travers, Merritt BC

Farrier, trainer, teacher/learner and ardent philosopher of the horse, she has been exploring the deep soul connection we

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Let it Be box – hence she has branded herself THE BOX OF CHOCOLATES ARTIST – “you never know what you are going to get!” In addition to a busy, full-time art career, Carolyn donates her time as a Performance Artist for charity and has worked with Spruce Meadows for their Canada 150 Opening Night with the Masters that raised $5,500 for the Leg Up Foundation. For more information on Carolyn’s background and samples of her work, please check out www.carolynsinclairartist.com.

feel to these remarkable creatures since she could walk, discovering, as we all do it seems, that the lessons they teach in presence, awareness, feel and balance all lead us deeper into ourselves. She has a passion and reverence for the Old Californio Style of horsemanship; an Art unto itself with the slow, soft, balanced way of developing a horse into a powerful and assured partner allowing her to constantly be challenged, humbled and growing. Then one day, her second childhood love for art, came stomping up from the basement, demanding to be expressed. In 2013, she picked up a paint brush tentatively and has since been happily dragged along by it into a fascinating world of colour, light and expression as well as having created two bronze sculptures. Most of her work has been commissioned by fellow horse lovers

to commemorate their equine friends… an honour she has feels very privileged to do, but with two solo art shows and winning entries in The Art of the West Show, she is very excited to embrace a full time career shift into expressing her insights, experiences and passion for the horse through the creative process. She lives with IV, her palomino Quarter Horse Bridle Horse mare and Duende, a Palomino Lusitano filly, and Great Dane, Rose in Merritt BC, or fully mobile in the Palomino Palace drifting about the country, following the crumb trail of her heart.

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Painting in Acrylic and Oil Bronze Sculpture SPECIAL COMMISSIONS WELCOMED WWW.STEFANIETRAVERS.CA  250-280-8959

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