Grasslands Featured Artist
Maia is a grade 2 student at Uplands Elementary School. She was nominated by Mrs. Buteau because of
her enthusiasm, thoughtfulness and creativity. Her natural talent makes her an easy source of inspiration to those around her, both in school and at Red Roof Studio.
Maia has an impressive body of work that ranges from clay sculptures to vibrant acrylic paintings. She isn’t afraid to try new things, and has found success using a variety of mediums. Her work is quite distinctive due to the bright, vivid color palette she uses that radiates youthful exuberance.
Maia finds the creation process calming and enjoyable. Much of her inspiration comes from nature. She boasts a well-developed sense of color and shape. Although quite self-motivated, she has been encouraged to explore her artistic abilities by teachers and family members. Maia plans to continue pursuing art in the future!
Artist’s Quote: “Keep on trying to make it nice. Don’t give up.”