Meghan Monaghan is an emerging artist who lives and works in Toronto. Her work is influenced by the examination and inspection of natural forms; from plant life to rocks and minerals. Meghan creates mixed media paintings on wood, layering materials such as acrylic paint, oil pastel, oil bar and pencil.
Ways I Work
When I'm not making art, I'm (a) ...
A very tough question! I love working on paper with any medium (watercolour, acrylic, pencil, charcoal). It's so versatile and so unforgivable! and I feel like paper is the basis of most forms of art (the initial sketch) so I guess it has to be my favourite.
Your favourite spot in Toronto right now
When did you start making art, and why?
I started making art as a very young child and have never stopped. I make art because it makes me feel alive! The feel of the paint, the ability to create something from nothing... it's addictive.