Cori Jaye has been featured on CBC Radio, Global Television, and the Super Pulp Science Podcast
speaking about following her dreams and pursuing art as a full time career.
Welcome to the colourful world of Cori Jaye Elston. Creating vibrant surrealist pop-art paintings, Cori Jaye's goal with her artwork is to share love and light. Her work is produced to provoke imaginative thought, captivating the viewer by often featuring beloved animal friends in unique situations. It is also common for Cori Jaye to paint romantic scenes, expressing feelings of connection and respect. Using acrylic paint she orchestrates spirited works of art utilizing as much colour strength as possible, reflecting her passion to her audience. Cori Jaye translates her paintings into prints and cards making her artwork accessible to all, as her work is for all people.
Cori Jaye was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Having grown up close to the beautiful parks and lakes, Cori Jaye’s admiration for nature, animals, and people flourished. Throughout her life Cori Jaye has been fascinated with ideas of love, relationships, and how the world is represented through the eyes of others; her prairie life has always been about love and power. These interests were cultivated through her teenage years and further developed when she opted to attend the Ontario College of Art and Design, through to her graduation from Graphic Design from Red River College.
After completing her education, Cori Jaye delved further into her passion of painting with acrylics. She also began to research and explore her spirituality, which can been seen in many of her gallery shows, with her unique flare for depicting powerful scenes of love, respect, and animals with special spiritual significances. The works are a collaboration of the artist and the universe with majestic messages.
Cori Jaye’s work is commissioned and has been featured in numerous art shows and events including: Cosmic Alchemical Trance, Nuit Blanche, Winnipeg Design Festival’s closing party “Adaptation”, and The Signatures Show, in which she was featured speaking about her work on Global Television. Cori Jaye also gives of herself as a teacher of art. She teaches children and people of all ages to help foster the same enthusiasm that she has for painting and design.
This past year Cori Jaye was delighted to exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Pavilion Gallery. Her show entitled “Mystical Furry Friends” ran May 20th - August 27th 2018 and featured paintings that follow the daily adventures of the animals at the park and zoo. This year Cori Jaye’s work will be published! Stay tuned for more information on that special project.
Cori Jaye continues to create in her Winnipeg studio surrounded by parks, rivers, lakes and diverse cultures that inspire her art.