2023-07-19 14.23.11-1

The mesmerizing ebb and flow of fire has long captivated humanity’s imagination; it can be used in creation to bring things to life and that’s precisely what Avē Richardson has mastered. The word pyrography literally translates to “writing with fire” and has become the expertise of self-taught artist Avē Richardson. After Avē and her husband raised four children in Newmarket, Ontario, they moved to the country to retire and enjoy their six grandchildren. Avē takes creative inspiration from the wild world around her; by focusing on her subjects perspective, Avē’s work draws the viewer into the intense, whimsical and precious lives of animals.