RECENT NEWS

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Playing with Fire & Ice: March 22 - June 20, 2021, Art Gallery of Northumberland

This show will mark my first large-scale mural and augmented reality (AR) installation in a public exhibition.

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The Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, October 3, 2020 – January 17, 2021

I'm honoured to have my painting included in this juried exhibition at the Orillia Museum of Art + History

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Public Art Mural Commission

I was invited by the Robert McLaughlin Gallery to create a mural commission at the Oshawa Centre Mall and I HAD SO MUCH FUN! I’ve wanted to create ...

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Career Highlights

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The Great Canadian LEEDscape

This 53-foot-long panorama of Canada was featured in a national travelling exhibition (2017-18) and is now owned by a private collector.

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Solo Public Exhibitions

Art Gallery of Northumberland (upcoming), Museum of Dufferin (upcoming), Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, THE MUSEUM 

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Collaborations

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery & Oshawa Centre (Public Art Mural Commission), Facebook Canada
(Live painting performance & commission), University of Cincinnati (Guest Artist & theatrical projection).

Featured Paintings

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Onward and Upward (Toronto + Minden) 2020, 60" x 60"

SOLD

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Beneath the Surface (Iqaluit + Toronto), 2020, 60" x 45"

Available

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Domino Effect (Toronto + Kootenay National Park), 2019, 30" x 30"

SOLD

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Stand Your Ground (Toronto + Kleinburg) 2019, 45" x 60"

Sold

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Windfall (Toronto + Banff + Kootenay National Park) 2020, 45" x 30"

Available

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Urban Treehouse (New York + Kleinburg) 2019, 60" x 45"

AVAILABLE

"My work raises questions about our future — be it utopian or apocalyptic."

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Painting Technique

In place of conventional brushes, Shackleton uses squeeze bottles and gravity to create her paintings. Liquid paint is dripped, poured and layered. The canvas is rotated to steer the drip and fall of the paint. Videos featuring her innovative technique have reached over 15 million people worldwide.

What people are saying

My favourite Canadian artist for over 10 years. Her talent, creativity, sensibility, mix of ideology with harsh realism, and most of all, her deep care for our natural environment is all captured in each of her masterpieces. The power of her message is clearly and holistically captured."

Olivia Goudou (Collector)

I have worked closely with many Artists, and in many capacities. Amy Shackleton is the most trustworthy, responsible, reliable, creative, ethical, skilled, kind, and intelligent of people."

Jeremy Desjardine (Educator, Artist)

I received my beautiful painting today!! It came through perfectly. All that bubble wrap did its job... it's even more beautiful in person than we anticipated. Thank you!!"

B.B. (Art Collector)

Although Shackleton's paintings are intended to be designs for quotidian urban agriculture of the future, many paintings could also be perceived as jarringly atrophic."

Matthew Ryan Smith (Curator)

Amy’s painting style was unique and certainly very entertaining for the crowds that watched her create the marvellous paintings right there, live on the show floor."

Doug Parsons, Home Hardware (Client)

Notably absent in all Shackleton’s paintings are people, traffic and other living presences. Absence leaves space for projection; space, scale and time are ambiguous, incongruencies go unnoticed."

Todd Tremeer (Curator, Artist, Educator)