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Lara-Shychoski

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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
  • July 7
  • Canada
  • Deviant for 8 years
  • They / Them
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My Bio
Lara Strilisky is a freelance artist/illustrator living and working in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. She was born (1980) in central Saskatchewan and has lived in British Columbia, Montana, South Dakota, Utah and England before settling in the midst of the Alberta badlands. She grew interested in visual art, particularly scratchboard, at an early age while studying with Al Nelson Wietzel and Gail Adams. Lara’s steadfast fascination with wildlife and the environment led her to complete a BSc and MSc in Palaeontology. She was working on her PhD in Evolution and Functional Morphology when she decided to focus on wildlife art full time. Her research on animal biomechanics is reflected in her ability to accurately portray anatomy and movement, and her knowledge of evolution means she has an interest in expressing both living and extinct wildlife. Her scientific background allows her to collaborate closely with other scientists to promote new research. Lara’s artwork has been exhibited in galleries and museums across North America and her work is currently represented by Michael Todor at the Todor Gallery in Drumheller, Alberta.

Favourite Visual Artist
Carl Rungius, Bob Kuhn
Favourite Movies
Dances with Wolves
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
The National
Favourite Books
Life of Pi
Tools of the Trade
Exacto knife, scalpel
Other Interests
Dressage, Schutzhund

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Happy Birthday ^^
Thanks for the watch
hi lara :) thank you for the watch :)
Thank you for the watch! :D
thanks for the watch :nod:
Was nice meeting you. Maybe I'll see more of you if I hang with Chris more often.
same its honor to meet u for only sec yesterday :nod: i enjoy your work u have alot skill and what u do must take a great amount of time to do ^^