Gary Wright

You can visit Gary in his Hockley Valley studio. You’ll see finished pieces as well as works in progress, and you may even see faeries in his garden.

March 23, 2015 | | Artist in Residence | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2015

Since childhood Gary Wright has been fascinated by small things and fine detail. Inspired by Art Nouveau and Art Deco, his tiny, cast bronze faeries, elves and other small figures each have distinctive personalities and expressions that take them beyond pure whimsy to evoke a richly characterized alternative dimension. A legal aid lawyer in Orangeville by day, Gary lives with his wife, a costume designer, in an old farmhouse in Hockley Valley. A self-taught artist, he has shown his work at select miniature shows in the U.S. and Toronto’s One of a Kind Show. elvesandfaeries.ca

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Time Flies #5, mixed media with bronze faery, 4" x 4". Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

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Comments

2 Comments

  1. Gary is a master of his craft – I am lucky in owning a few pieces of his work. The details of each piece are so precise – it is a privilege to own pieces of his work.

    Heather Cordiner from Aberdeen Scotland on Apr 5, 2015 at 2:53 pm | Reply

  2. Absolutely charming work of the highest quality. So whimsical!!

    Peggy Higginson on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:53 pm | Reply

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