Aldea Wood's Profile

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Hi!

My name is Aldea (pronounced al-day-uh) and I am an artist, graphic designer, mom and nature lover based out of a small town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

I was introduced to printmaking as a young girl by an aunt who imported etchings to Canada. She connected with some of the most talented Mexican printmakers. Their work was colourful, playful and full of imagery I’d never seen.

I first tried printmaking in high school and later studied etching and painting while on a university exchange in Guadalajara, Mexico. After getting a degree in economics I completed a 3-year diploma in graphic design and illustration at Capilano University. Around that time I became aware of the Cape Dorset printmakers who have also influenced my work…

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  • Female
  • Joined September 19, 2009

Favorite materials

linoleum, linocut, blockprinting, ink, paper, paint, fabric, woodblock, dye, brayer, baron

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West coast inspired linocut printmaking art

About

Hi!

My name is Aldea (pronounced al-day-uh) and I am an artist, graphic designer, mom and nature lover based out of a small town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

I was introduced to printmaking as a young girl by an aunt who imported etchings to Canada. She connected with some of the most talented Mexican printmakers. Their work was colourful, playful and full of imagery I’d never seen.

I first tried printmaking in high school and later studied etching and painting while on a university exchange in Guadalajara, Mexico. After getting a degree in economics I completed a 3-year diploma in graphic design and illustration at Capilano University. Around that time I became aware of the Cape Dorset printmakers who have also influenced my work.

I live in Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island where I am continually inspired by nature. I am thrilled to share my work with you.

Thanks for stopping by. I love getting feedback, comments, and queries! Look forward to hearing from you.

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