Carolyn Laidley Arn

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Carolyn Laidley Arn is a retired interior designer and a senior professional in commercial real estate in Toronto, Canada.

Carolyn built a successful business career but always felt that there was a part of her missing. So she changed that, and immersed herself in all things art. Now an active professional artist, she spends as much time as she can in her backyard studio.

Carolyn is extremely active in the art scene. She is the Chair of Artists’ Network, an elected member in the Ontario Society of Artists and a member of the Society of Canadian Artists (associate) and the Federation of Canadian Artists (active).

ARTIST’S STATEMENT

Through a comprehensive study of human emotion and energy, my work conveys the complex interconnected systems of life. Circular shapes combine with unexpected colour and pattern, heavy layering, and collage, attempting to achieve balance akin to self-realization. This push and pull of predictability and chaos lead to a final piece that viewers can interpret according to their own personal state of consciousness.

$1,500.00 CAD

Acrylic spray-paint, pencil, marker, crayon on gallery canvas.

30x40"

A whimsical piece featuring loosely composed shapes over layers of colour, tints and washes. Layers are composed using acrylic, mixed media, spraypaint and collage, which results in added texture and depth. This piece can be hung vertically or horizontally.

Most people hang pieces unframed, as the sides are finished in black. If a a frame suits your decor, a floating frame can be added on request for approximately $250-$400.

30”w x 40”h x 1.5”d

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$2,995.00 CAD

Acrylic and mixed media on museum depth canvas.

42x57x2"

A fabulous statement piece that will keep you engaged and will enliven your interior. Layers upon layers of thick paint, spray paint, patterns and mark making will result in the viewers eyes dancing around the canvas. Wired to hang both vertically and horizontally.

42”w x 57”h x 2”d
Acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on hand stretched canvas
2023

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$1,125.00 CAD

Mixed media on museum depth canvas.

30x30x2.40"

This painting employs a vibrant colour palette, playful elements, and confident brushstrokes to evoke an overall sense of optimism, whimsy, and self-assurance, engaging viewers in a visually captivating representation of a joyful and carefree world. Layers of acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on museum depth canvas. The painting wraps around the 2-3/8” sides.

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$385.00 CAD

Acrylic and mixed media on museum depth canvas.

16x16"

Thick layers of acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on chunky museum depth canvas. Geometric patterns, hints of script, childlike scribbling in crayon and marker and hand drawn flowing lines and pattern create hidden messages and areas that will continue to be discovered.

Image carries over extra deep (2-3/8") sides

Finished with satin varnish.

16” x 16” x 2-3/8”

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$385.00 CAD

Acrylic and mixed media on museum depth canvas.

16x16x2.40"

Thick layers of acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on chunky museum depth canvas. Geometric patterns, hints of script, childlike scribbling in crayon and marker and hand drawn flowing lines and pattern create hidden messages and areas that will continue to be discovered.

Image carries over extra deep (2-3/8") sides

Finished with faux encaustic and satin varnish.

16” x 16” x 2-3/8”

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$1,620.00 CAD

Acrylic and mixed media on gallery canvas (framed).

36x36"

A soft gentle but detailed piece that will bring calm to your interior. Layers upon layers of thick paint, spray paint, patterns and mark making will result in the viewers eyes dancing around the canvas. Irredescent paint sparkles in some areas.

36”w x 36”h x 1.5”d
Acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on gallery depth canvas. Includes white gallery depth float frame
2023

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$2,250.00 CAD

Acrylic and mixed media on gallery canvas.

60x30"

A lively and energetic composition that will brighten any room. Layers upon layers of thick paint, spray paint, patterns and mark making will result in the viewers eyes dancing around the canvas. Wired to hang both vertically and horizontally, and signed on the back.

60”w x 30”h x 1.5”d
Acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on gallery depth canvas
2023

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$2,250.00 CAD

Acrylic and mixed media on canvas.

60x30"

A lively and energetic composition that will brighten any room. Layers upon layers of thick paint, spray paint, patterns and mark making will result in the viewers eyes dancing around the canvas. Wired to hang both vertically and horizontally, and signed on the back.

60”w x 30”h x 1.5”d
Acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on gallery depth canvas
2023

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$1,500.00 CAD

Acrylic and mixed media on canvas (framed).

30x40"

A soft and subtle composition with lots of layers and detail.

30”w x 40”h x 1.5”d (plus frame)
Acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on gallery depth canvas
price includes white float frame
2023

Carolyn Laidley Arn

$1,125.00 CAD

Acrylic and mixed media on museum depth canvas.

30x30x2.40"

The tropical colour palette, playful elements, and confident brushstrokes in this piece work to evoke an overall sense of optimism, whimsy, and self-assurance, engaging viewers in a visually captivating representation of the feeling of being on vacation. Layers of acrylic, spray paint and mixed media on museum depth canvas. The painting wraps around the chunky 2-3/8” sides.

30”w x 30”h x 2-3/8”d

Carolyn Laidley Arn