Vancouver-based artist Elyse Dodge reimagines local mountain ranges as otherworldly landscapes made of colorful geometric shapes. Inspired by British Columbia’s incredible beauty, Dodge reveals that her aim is to “capture the vibrant beauty of the landscapes that we call home.” Using a bold color palette, the artist’s contemporary landscape paintings explore the contrast between hard and soft by highlighting the diverse shapes found in nature. Cliffs, hills, and peaks rendered with crisp graphic lines are juxtaposed against the organic, soft textures of the trees.
Taking advantage of social media, Dodge uses Instagram to find and partner with landscape photographers. After