Spirit animals and cosmic powers are just a couple of the concepts dissected in the dreamy, nature-filled universe created by Canadian artist Jen Mann. While studying printmaking at Ontario College of Art & Design, Mann spent her time concocting reality-based images using copper plated etchings. In the mere three years since graduating Mann has moved to a quiet area outside of Toronto where she has constructed this dreamscape in several collections of oil paintings. The fantasy world represented in her work reads as a soul-searching haven ripe for endless exploration. We got the opportunity to dive a little deeper into this magical realm when Mann agreed to take a break from her usual painting and gardening to chat with Working Class about, well, painting and gardening.
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