Bridget Griggs (1968) was born in Canada, where she began her creative journey. In her early career, Bridget’s multifaceted artistic abilities manifested themselves through performance art and modelling, allowing her to explore emotional depths and exposing her to the global community, culture, and art.
Today, Bridget’s canvases express the wealth of her collective experiences, the tirelessness of her inquisitive nature, thirst for the undefined and acceptance of the ever-changing. Exploration of emotion and the constantly-shifting universal fibre are fundamental values of her expression. Following in the practice of autonomy and gestural brushwork of the great Abstract Expressionist legacy, she simultaneously identifies with artistic rhetoric of Gerard Richter, Georgia O’Keeffe and Pablo Picasso in her acceptance of the present moment and her strive to contextualise and redefine constructs of reality.
Her canvases, utterly imbued with the essence of the artist, achieve a staggering sense of movement and express colorful emotional depths as they capture and suspend their audience in the realm of their painted realities. The innate, explorative truth expressed by the visual dialogue of her painted works has attracted a vast private collector, gallery and corporate clientele following and is sought out by the international creative and design communities. Recognised for her artistic virtuosity,
Bridget’s works could be seen in numerous public spaces across Canada and the US, such as in the lobby of The Fairmont Hotel in Calgary, Odgers Berndtson at the Royal Bank Plaza, Totum Fitness Life Science, offices of the TD Financial Group to name a few. Bridget stays constantly creatively engaged whether travelling across the globe in search for the new frontiers of exploration, or in her native Canada where she paints in her treasured studio space located in the Roncesvalles Village – one of the few remaining artist warehouse spaces in Toronto.