© Asta Dale Picasso's Woman 2020

Asta Dale

BFA, ACA, ASA

Biography

Asta was born in Germany during the WW II und had her basic education and training as a qualified nurse. She migrated to London, England to work in Nursing and started drawing and painting. 1966 she migrated to Canada with her family and studied at the Art College to receive her Diploma of Fine Arts in 1982. She continued her studies at the University of Calgary on a part-time basis and completed with BFA in 1989. She exhibited in various group shows in Toronto, Edmonton, Banff, Halifax and Calgary. She had 6 Solo Shows in Red Deer, Edmonton, Cochran and 2 more planned for this summer, which had to be postponed due to coronavirus. She travelled widely and participated in workshops at Emma Lake twice and 6 times at the Atlin Art Centre.

Artist Statement

I never felt compelled to copy nature. I want to paint the essence of life and explore free expression to follow my intuitive instincts. My inspirations are drawn from philosophy, life experiences and the environment around me.
These three images attached are an experiment of a visit with Picasso, a collage with tissue-paper, watercolour and India ink. Just a fun time to loosen.