Shoe Bank Canada – My Canvas Has Laces
Auction Ends: Oct 20, 2018 07:30 PM PDT


Nikki Balfour - "Okanagan Inspired"

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Estimated Value
Leading Bid
$225 CAD  -  Reserve Not Met
Number of Bids
1  -  Bid History

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Item Description

As an artist, I am continually inspired and influenced by our natural Okanagan landscape. For these shoes, I chose to work in a bold colour palette, and bring elements of gold and silver leafing accents to the design. I enjoy the process of working on different shaped canvas, so painting on these Converse shoes was a perfect challenge!

Sizing: Mens 6 / Womens 8

Item Special Note

Nikki Balfour is a self-taught abstract artist from the beautiful Okanagan Valley. She has developed a unique freestyle abstract style of painting, allowing the flow of her thoughts, music, and color guide the brush as she paints. Nikkis work is inspired by the beauty of mountains and lakes, as well as the color, shape and texture of various objects found in nature. Nikki says that, As an artist, I want to encourage others in their own creativity, lifting spirits along the way, to share an emotional response to the feeling of hope and beauty in life. Visit her website, her Facebook page, and find her on Instagram to learn more and see her artwork.