Nickle Picks: Marla Halsted, Front End Manager, Nickle Galleries

I love how Shelley transforms beads into a recognisable painting of a place so dear to Albertans. The use of beads and light to reproduce the beauty that is Lake Louise, truly makes this one of my favorites in the Nickle Collection.

Wish You Were Here… (Lake Louise), 2001, Shelley Ouellet
Beads, wire
243.8 x 457.2 x 45.7 cm
Purchased with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance program. Collection of Nickle Galleries (NG.2004.133.000).
Photo: John Hails.



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