Mabou, Findlay Point #1, 30" x 36", oil, 2012
Artists StatementMy work explores images
and associations with the land, earth and sea as well as the human form using
mixed media to convey the depth of sensuality and fragility of the world.
Charlotte Wilson-Hammond is a visual artist living and working on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore. For the past thirty years Charlotte has been an active advocate for the Arts, provincially and nationally. She was a founding member of Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Eye Level Gallery and the Coalition For Arts and Culture. As well she has served on the Board of Governors of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Canadian Conference of the Arts and Canadian Artists Representation. She is currently the past chair of the Nova Scotia Talent Trust, and ex officio to the Board of Visual Arts Nova Scotia.,as well as serving on the Board of the Cultural Federations of Nova Scotia.In 2002 Wilson-Hammond was featured in a major retrospective exhibition ‘Landscape with Thighs’, curated by Peter Dykhuis at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. In 2005 Wilson-Hammond exhibited new work titled In/Finite at the Inverness Centre for the Arts, and in 2006 at Arts/Place in Annapolis Royal. In 2010 this work was shown at Anna Leanowens art gallery in Halifax in support of The Nova Scotia Talent Trust. In 2004 Wilson-Hammond was awarded the Portia White Prize, a 25,000 dollar award honouring a senior artist in the Province of Nova Scotia. With part of the award she established the Charlotte Wilson-Hammond Visual Arts Nova Scotia Scholarship administered through the Nova Scotia Talent Trust to a exceptional visual arts student.Wilson-Hammond was elected to the RCA ( Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts) in the Spring of 2006.