Life can be overwhelming. When it feels like our days are consumed by work, family, and one global crisis after another, it’s important to remember that, despite the chaos, the world is full of small wonders.
For multimedia artist Tracy Carefoot, that reminder came when an “ah-ha!” moment collided with a sudden illness. The result? A collection of delightfully larger-than-life floral fabric sculptures, inspired by the small wonders growing in the garden of her Gatineau, Québec, home.
As a botanist and avid gardener myself, when I encountered these wondrous creations, I had to know the story behind them. And so, as winter began to loosen its grip on Southern Ontario and flowers prepared to bloom once again, I had the pleasure of chatting with Tracy about her creative journey so far—and the magic of taking the time to really see the world around you.
All photos courtesy Tracy Carefoot.