Kristin Boettger
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Kristin Boettger

Visual Art – Calgary, ALB

HORSE MEDICINE is the title of my most recent series of drawings, inspired by a recent retreat on an Alberta ranch over the winter of 2017/18. These drawings and paintings explore what horse has to teach us through it's strong and sensitive nature. Horses embody powerful lessons that I believe we need to know now more than ever : how to honour our sensitivities, cultivate our strengths, and travel our paths remembering that our true nature is to be wild and free. Horses are also deeply relational animals, surviving and thriving when connected heartfully to those around them. Beyond this series with horses, all my work is inspired by the natural world and my experience with it, whether it be animals, forests, rivers, or my own Calgary home and garden. My creative practice is rooted in the natural world and deeply informed by my interests in feminism, ecopsychology and self-transformation. ...more