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KATE RYCKMAN


Kate Ryckman is an Ottawa based mixed media artist whose work is inspired by nature and the simple beauty of the world around us. With a passion for colour and texture, she creates visual depth that invites the viewer in as a participant. Layer after layer of thin paint creates subtle texture, drips and puddles, each painting full of expressive colour and line work. 

While Kate is inspired by all that nature has to offer, she focuses largely on florals, capturing their imperfect beauty. Each painting is a sort of portrait, aiming to capture the emotion and vast symbolism of flowers. The shape of each petal, the various greens that frame the blooms, and richness of colors that can only be found in a particular species, give her a sense of freedom and pause.

Kate’s dedication to yoga and meditation is an integral element of her work as an artist, with each piece reflecting her grateful heart. Her work comes from a place of peace, growth and exploration, often delving into themes of abundance and joy. 

Kate paints at her home studio in Stittsville, ON, where she also teaches. Her work has been collected privately in North America since 2001.

ARTWORK BY KATE RYCKMAN


Come Alive

36"h x 48"w

$1400

Flowers From Your Garden

36"h x 36"w

$975

Happiest III

8"h x 8"w

$175

Happiest V

8"h x 8"w

$175

Happiest VI

8"h x 8"w

$175

Light Hearted

30"h x 30"w

$800

Beauty Grows

48"h x 24"w

$925

Counting Flowers

30"h x 40"w

$800

No Matter the Season

40"h x 30"w

$800

Happiest I

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Happiest II

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Free Spirit

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Happiest IV

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This Magic Moment

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Give & Take

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Girls II

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Girls III

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Girls I

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It Takes Two to Tango

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Open Up

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Wild Heart

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Love Story

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Love & Be Loved

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As You Are

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You Belong Among the Wildflowers I

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Abundance

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Courage

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Keep Dreaming

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You Belong Among the Wildflowers II

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Forever and a Day

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You Belong Among the Wildflowers V

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You Belong Among the Wildflowers IV

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You Belong Among the Wildflowers III

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Sweet Pea

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Feeling Friday

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Conversations with Colour II

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Conversations with Colour III

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Wild at Heart

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