The moment the clean white surface of a canvas is brought into contrast by a stroke of paint, it becomes a problem. then, I struggle to solve the problem; a painting is a puzzle to me. using layers of color, I work until it starts to make sense. when it no longer draws me in to solve its imperfection, the picture is done.”

Stacy thomas is a wanderer and a watcher. the beauty of chaos in nature is her muse. She was born and raised in the Okanagan, and lives for now in Vancouver, B.C. She is an art school dropout and is doggedly plugging away at a freelance writing career.