The Healing Power of Art Program
Welcome to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation’s Healing Power of Art Program where flowers bloom, mountains rise and North Shore landmarks are reimagined through the eyes of local artists. Thanks to this art donation program, the therapeutic environment of the hospital and surrounding facilities have come alive for the benefit of patients, staff and visitors alike. Learn more here.
Artist: Tracey Tarling
Title: Lake of the Lions
Dimensions: 40" x 90"
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Description: Tracey Tarling was born on Vancouver’s West Coast and attended the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and Zen brush painting at the Vancouver Academy of Art where she studied painting and sculpture. Over the past few years, Tarling has been working on paintings, sculptures and photo based mixed media works that reflect her interest in natural sciences, transformation, passages and regrowth. She uses oil, ink solvent transfers and drawing on plaster and wood to display complex landscapes. Tarling’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in over 70 shows, as well as having been featured on the covers of CDs books, biographies, and poetry books. She has created works related to modern Feminism/Femininity for a corporate collection in Germany, and has also worked with IBI Architecture Vancouver, LA, and London to design 60 panes of glass to amplify light throughout a new public hospital in Vancouver Canada.