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Thy Fate

Thy Fate

Cindy James Edmonton, AB


Free pickup is available from our Vancouver Gallery, or shipping can be provided for additional cost.
We also offer an installment payment program and art installation services: contact us for more details.
About the Artwork

There is a poem always in my head -- "The Rainy Day" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. One line stood out for this piece, "Thy fate is the common fate of all."

Having worked as a court reporter and broadcast closed captioner for 30 years, I wanted to use my shorthand notes in my artwork. The letters in the lower left is shorthand for "thy fate is."

I am thrilled with the result using collage.
To be able to introduce the element of machine shorthand into my encaustic painting is an exciting new direction for my encaustic art practice. To combine

Exhibition: The 80th Anniversary Exhibition
Date:September 2021
Technique:Encaustic Mixed Media on Cradle Board
Styles:Abstract, Surrealism
Contents:Plant, Tree, Landscape
Details & Dimensions
Edition:Original, one of a kind artwork
Unframed Size:8in x 3in x 1.5in
Frame:Not framed
Weight:1.0 lb
Shipping & Purchase
Free pickup is available from our Vancouver Gallery, or shipping can be provided for additional cost.
Standard shipping is via Canada Post ground. Typically, packages sent within Canada are received in 5-12 days. For expedited shipping, please contact us for a quote.
A payment program is available with three equal installments- we can work together to support artists and your budget! Contact us for details.

Cindy James

Edmonton, Alberta

Encaustic wax is a perfect fit for my inquisitive nature. I am as enamoured with the glassy smooth surfaces as I am with the textural capabilities of wax, and the ability to transform a painting into something sculptural is a constant source of wonder and delight.

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