LEANNE CHRISTIE

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NEW WORKS 

Shimmering and Shining
30x48in - Oil
Distillation
64x72in - Oil
Perspectives Paralleled
42x60in - Oil
The Simmering of Time
30x48in - Oil
Wilson the White Lorry
30x30in - Oil
Life at the End of Main
66x84in - Oil
49 16 36.7” N 123 05 50.7 W
60x60in - Oil
The Overpass
60x72in - Oil
Summer on Main Street
30x36in - Oil
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      SMALL WORKS

North Burnaby Side Street
10x10in - Oil
Dundarave Village
10x10in - Oil
Tuesday Morning on Cornwall
10x10in - Oil
McGill Grocery
10x10in - Oil
The Pathway to Canada
10x10in - Oil
The Alley Near Maria's
10x10 - Oil
Along Wall Street
10x10in - Oil
Neighbourhood Moments Passing Through
10x10in - Oil
Cherry Blossoms Near Dundas
10x10in - Oil
Morning on Clark
10x10in - Oil
Gain Wah
10x10in - Oil
Across Town
10x10in - Oil
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      SOLD WORKS (PARTIAL ARCHIVE)

Standing Near the Top of the World
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Discussing the Day's Details
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Beckoning Summer
30x48in - Oil - SOLD
Work Day
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Water Routes
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Traffic
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Time's Passages
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Quicker Than Traffic
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Early Summer Morning
30x48in - Oil - SOLD
Station
30x48in - Oil - SOLD
Beneath the Summer Blossoms
30x40in - Oil - SOLD
Shifting Perspectives
30x40in - Oil - SOLD
Keefer and Gore
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Life as a Squirrel
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Future Flux
30x48in - Oil - SOLD
Commerce
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Just Before the Clouds
36x36in - Oil - SOLD
Classic
10x10in - Oil - SOLD
Cambie from Granville
30x30in - Oil - SOLD
Bustling Passages
30x48in - Oil - SOLD
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Photo by Rennie Brown (http://www.renniebrown.com/)

LEANNE CHRISTIE

Urban Oil painter Leanne M Christie has a reputation for complex paintings that are built with powerful brushwork and the sophisticated manipulation of white. She paints full time in her Vancouver studio and her daily 50km cycling commute from her home in Coquitlam, gives Christie an intimate kinship with the flow of the urban streets. The unrehearsed transitory moments provide the abundant source of her paintings.

Born and raised in South Africa, Christie moved to the Canadian West Coast in the late 2000's after a period of 10 years abroad that had originated as a 2 week holiday after the completion of her Bachelor of Fine Art from Rhodes University.

Christie's paintings are at first understood by the viewer whose participation is then demanded by her relentless harnessing of the communicative properties unique to oil painting.  The distilled open relationship between the painter and the slow drying oil painting is the unique characteristic of the medium that Christie burrows into in order to activate the complexity that is developed through the alchemy of passive and active time. Active time that is dependent on the relationships that the viewer is able to develop with the work.

Christie's concept of complexity through the inclusion of active and passive time as a catalytic element in the paintings finds the perfect partner in her urban subjects which are naturally founded on the complex relationships of the urban citizen and urban politics.

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