Colin Farnan holds a Bachelor of Arts, with a major in Fine Arts from the University of Saskatchewan and has called Saskatoon home for the past 30 years. Colin’s specialization is in painting, illustration, and large-scale mural projects. He works mainly as a commission-based artist with many corporate contracts and private sales of original artwork. Colin’s current work investigates the relationship between nature and culture through the tradition of landscape painting. Specifically working through the tradition of observational painting, which for him involves an examination of how painting can articulate specific moments, ideas and constructions of time and place. Notable clients include The City of Saskatoon, Mosaic Potash Mines, and Lucky Bastard Distillery.
Sample mural: Wildflower Flight of the Bumblebee