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Mount Royal University Centennial Mural
Artist:
Anika Van Wyk
Panel
#140
Title:

My Mural Yarn

Medium:
knitting
Panel before

Artist Statement
I’m grateful I was able to participate in this project despite being not being a painter. Having my knit and felted panel be a part of this mural is great – I love seeing art and craft melding together. The panel’s design is inspired by three graffiti artists and the work they did for a piece that hangs in Mount Royal’s West Gate.

Artist Bio:
Anika Van Wyk’s passion for knitting came from her mother and grandmother. Her pieces have sold in Canada and the U.S. When she isn’t knitting she enjoys other crafts including glass bead making. Anika works at Mount Royal in web communication.