twyla exner

twyla exner

prince george

mixed media

about

Twyla Exner is a Canadian artist inspired by the wonders of nature and the idea of electronic technologies gone awry.  She uses the materials and imagery of discarded electronic technologies to create whimsical and worrisome sculptures and drawings that propose hybrids of technological structures and living organisms.

From Treaty 4 Territory of the Saskatchewan prairies, Twyla now lives and plays in the forest of Northern British Columbia on the traditional,  unceeded territory of the Lheidli T’enneh with her cat Tater and partner Griffith Aaron Baker. 

Twyla is passionate about sharing in the creative process  and has designed exhibitions and facilitated lectures, workshops, lesson plans and interactive art making experiences for schools, community centers, post-secondary institutions, galleries and festivals across Canada. 

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