Original Yanook Painting on Gallery Canvas
Name: De Desire # 1 by Yanook - Dated 2013
Size: 16" x 16" x 1 3/4 deep
Medium: Mixed Media - Acrylic, Oils, Magazine and Pastels on Canvas
Year: 2013 - Part of the Yanook 2013 Collection.
Serial Number: YSN: 1978-05-06
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Yannick Fleury is a Canadian artist that goes by the nom de plume
“Yanook”. He currently lives in the Nation’s Capital; Ottawa, Ontario.
His passion for art began after college when life experiences pushed
him to search for his creative side. Long hours in the information
technology field left Yanook searching for a creative outlet.
the past fifteen years Yanook has been creating unique, one of a kind
abstract paintings. He has become wildly popular in Canada, showing in
the Eugène Racette Gallery and the Stepping Stone Gallery as well as
working for clients across Canada and United States.
Yanook has always had a strong interest in architectural and modern interior design spaces, which is evident in his work. Using
different layering techniques with ink, pastels, acrylics and resins,
his paintings become almost three dimensional; as if they are frozen
moments of life.
The form the paintings take visually is an experience for you alone.
This is one of the reasons Yanook is such a lover of abstract art –
there are no limitations.
For those who come to his gallery expecting to purchase a painting,
they are in for an awakening. You simply don’t purchase, you become part
of your own unique ‘Yanook Experience’.
One of the distinctive features of having a custom Yanook painting is
being part of his creative process. Clients can choose color schemes;
suggest an idea, or energy that they want the painting to have. He
creates the painting while always keeping in mind the elemental choices
of his clients but still painting in his own manner; from his soul,
irrationally at times, but always through his feelings and emotions. The
finished product is always a combination of perspectives; each one a
Yanook now travels in his spare time with his wife. Together they
have travelled to Venice, Rome, and St. Petersbourg Russia, to name a
few. Both credit their travels and experiences together as a large
inspiration for his work.
The Yanook Studio Gallery has recently moved into the International
market and is hopeful for continued success abroad in the future.