Canadian Artist Tina Monod in Arabella Magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue

canadian artist tina monod in arabella magazine’s 10th anniversary Issue - page 236 - 2018

A Canadian Artist To Collect

ARABELLA Magazine has arrived in the mail and at my front door. It was a nice surprise to find that the latest issue in the bookstores, celebrates this publication’s 10th-Anniversary! The beautiful cover stock beckoned with glossy and sleek pages waiting to be turned. I realized then that this project has carried me on a wonderful journey into loving Canadian art and culture. For almost 3 years I have dreamt of this day and now… here it is! This issue so full of art and design is just so amazing!!

When I first contacted ARABELLA Magazine, I was eager to get a better sense of the work they have done with other artists. Also from a storytelling perspective, I was searching for new meaning in my work. I became very interested in their writing and what we might accomplish together.

Sharing a love of art and storytelling with a larger audience was my goal. Connecting with Debra Usher took some time. Eventually, the time was right and she rang me up from her office in New Brunswick. A beagle barking in the background made me laugh. I asked about the dog and Debra jokingly said that she has several dogs. There was great joy in her voice when she said: “there have always been dogs and there will always be dogs!” This alone warmed my heart.

As my story grew, we spoke about many things that are noteworthy in my work and things that are important to focus on. At the time I was dealing with an injury and found it hard to stand for long periods of time at the easel. Debra mentioned that when painting a landscape one must always paint a way in and a paint way out. This allows the elements of a landscape to naturally unfold.

Focusing on this alone made it easier to paint difficult scenery and with this shift came a positive alignment. I forgot about the landscape challenging me and I stopped worrying about physical pain. Soon I was painting ascents and descents without hesitation. I was climbing my mountains and healing, to enjoy all the things that matter the most.

canadian artist tina monod in arabella magazine’s 10th anniversary Issue - page 251 and 252 - 2018
Canadian Artist Tina Monod in ARABELLA Magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue pages 251 and 252 – Vol. 11, Issue 1, 2018

Reaching Elevation

From this moment on, the decisions I made as an artist began to change and take shape with new awareness. I began seeing myself in a timeline of my own creation shaped by choices. My personal relationships with friends and family became more important and my professional relationships with the art world of collectors, buyers, galleries, educators, and artists began to challenge me in new and different ways.

For many years I was privileged to work with and know many brilliant and creative people in my career. Now I felt part of a flow, where I was doing more than just learning and facilitating change. As a creator, I saw how I had influenced others. Life is a dance, an exchange of energy that keeps on giving. Mentoring allows us to help one another give with meaning. When we create we influence someone.

A special artist connection with ARABELLA Magazine evolved from our many hours of thought and effort. When you look back on your life’s work there is always research to fine tune. It is important to get the details just right. Memories of an artist can be so expressive and I really wanted to be as factual as possible. Many of the artists who have inspired me are no longer with us and so I found myself deep in nostalgia – remembering what they had accomplished and realizing how far I had come. My work as an artist and designer, the cities I have lived in and the places I have exhibited at were all special learning experiences.

Fast forward a few years, with snow on snow, long winters and short summers and my story has taken on new meaning. In the months between the first draft and the final version, I was working on 4 different painting series. A lot can change!

In this true spirit of collaboration, I am grateful for the opportunity to add my story and style to the Canadian Art collection that is ARABELLA. Imagine if all the hundreds of artists who rowed this same boat and countless issues could be together in the same room! It certainly feels like we are when I read the latest issue! Whether it be a digital edition or a print edition, there is a real love of art and it translates beautifully.

ARABELLA Magazine is a Canadian Art publication which appeals to many readers. What begins with artists, architects and interior designers grows and nurtures the affections of a vast readership. Subscribers are gallerists and gallerinas, collectors and curators, educators and students, writers and publishers alike. It is an honour to be a part of this much-loved issue featured with so many amazing artists and their art. Thank you and Happy Anniversary ARABELLA!!

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A Canadian Landscape Collection

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Monod Art & Design Calendars

2018 Art Calendars are now here and available for purchase! To order your Canadian Landscape Collection, click on the link below and head over to my online store.

monod art and design calendar 2018 - a canadian landscape collection by tina monod
Monod Art and Design Calendar 2018
A Canadian Landscape Collection by Tina Monod

Calendar cover image and acrylic painting “Reaching Elevation” by Tina Monod is currently being featured in a well known Canadian Art, Architecture & Design publication launching tomorrow, December 19.

In the Media!

Be sure to pick up the latest copy of Arabella Magazine Vol. 10, Issue 2, Winter 2017 and check out the art by Tina Monod on page 30!

Purchase the Calendar

This year I listened to those of you who felt there was not enough room on your walls for collecting more art and many of you loyal fans were interested more so in a print than an original painting. Here’s a great way to purchase and enjoy several small prints and all in one small set with a new painting each month. Some of these pieces were juried into some very special art exhibitions, events and art galleries this year with noteworthy artists and Canadian artist associations. It has been an honour to share my art and it is my pleasure to offer this calendar valued at just $24.95 plus HST.

Have a look inside!

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Monod Art and Design Calendar 2018 Thumbnails
A Canadian Landscape Collection by Tina Monod

Picking up:
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Shipping:
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Size:
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View the Collection

It was not easy narrowing the most popular paintings from the past year as there have been so many. As you know, a beautiful space begins from the ground up and ends with noteworthy art on the walls, to enhance and compliment every home and office decor. Like the great outdoors my art is vibrant in nature, boldly beautiful.

January to December!

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First Snowfall

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Odaray Mountain Light

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Luminescent Divide

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Prismatic Pass

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Alpine Illumine

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Palliser Trail

monod art and design calendar july 2018 - a canadian landscape collection by tina monod
Guided Grandeur

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Following Destiny

monod art and design calendar september 2018 - a canadian landscape collection by tina monod
Beyond the Dream

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Pure Magic

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Mystic Cradles

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True Clarity