Contemporary Art | Cameron Douglas

Lonely cloud bronze ed 2 of 3 15
Cottonwood falls bronze 9 Lyra bronze ed4of6 15in high copy

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Lonely Cloud

Technique: bronze, ed. 2/3

Dimensions: 15.5x18x8 in.

Price: $7,800

This piece was inspired by Daffodils by William Wordsworth.

Daffodils
William Wordsworth

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.

The waves beside them danced; but they
Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
A poet could not but be gay,
In such a jocund company:
I gazed—and gazed—but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

About the Artist

Cameron Douglas was born in Perth, Scotland in 1957 and came to Canada with his family in 1960. His father, a painter and art teacher, settled in Nelson, British Columbia where Cameron now lives with his wife Lorraine and two young daughters. Cameron studied Fine Art at Red Deer College in Alberta and Sculpture at the David Thompson University Center in Nelson, BC. With a keen interest in bronze sculpture, Cameron, found work with art foundries in Calgary, AB and Kelowna, BC. During this time he learned the skills of bronze casting and met many artists of diverse sculptural styles. In the fall of 1988, while travelling in Europe, Cameron found inspiration in the work of the early Cubists. On his return, Cameron set up his studio in Canmore, AB and with encouragement, worked full time on his art. In the fall of 1992, Cameron began to exhibit his work with Masters Gallery in Calgary, AB.
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