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
Only thing you need when you leave the house
Water, I'm always thirsty
What do you listen to when you work?
Podcasts! I have a few favourites, including This American Life, Dear Sugar, and Q.
Your favourite spot in Toronto right now
When I'm not making art, I'm (a) ...
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.
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.