Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art


The large-scale series Homage evolved over the period 2002 -2003 when a group of her dear friends died. The works are influenced by minimalism, yet are not minimalist. They are a celebration of colour, infused with depth created by thousands of brushstrokes made as thoughts of her friends, “inhabited” her. “Each touch follows the movement of the heart”, says Sullivan who teaches her students to bring a positive attitude to painting and cautions them not to “use colours without love”.

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