This series of paintings called “Vegetable Kingdom” is an homage to the fantastic array of fruits & vegetable that sustain us and add so much pleasure to our lives. I am an urban gardener, love the fruits & vegetables I grow so enjoyed painting them. I tried to capture their energy and the incredible life force that is a vegetable garden. My aim was that viewers would share the amazing variety of colours and forms in the plants we grow and eat.
Though not part of the vegetable garden series, there were other botanical images that crept into my work that year, including the following:
Marion-Lea Jamieson is an artist and sculptor from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada