Rural Transition: Farm, 2011
Rural Transition: Farm, 2011

Mixed Media on Canvas and Plexiglass, 24 x 52 (Private Collection, Toronto)

Jill Price, Team, 2011
Jill Price, Team, 2011

mixed media on canvas & Plexiglass, 36 x 52 (Latcham Gallery Juried Show Award Winner 2013)

Jill Price, Harvest, 2010
Jill Price, Harvest, 2010

mixed media, 12 x 12

Rural Transition: Farm, 2011
Rural Transition: Farm, 2011

Mixed Media on Canvas and Plexiglass, 24 x 52 (Private Collection, Toronto)

RURAL TRANSITIONS combined photography, painting, fabric, digital imagery and storytelling, and arose out a helicopter flight from St. Thomas to Base Borden.  As I flew above my beloved city of London, which quickly evolved into rural landscapes, it became very apparent how farming communities are still the "fabric" of our society.  In this renewed realization, I couldn't help but think about the suburban sprawl that was gradually extending the city limits of London and wonder how this would affect the long range well-being of our society as a whole. For the next year I began examine the implications of these changing and disappearing landscapes more carefully.