Wiz Wensel is a contemporary, abstract painter producing works of art that are expressive, energetic and vibrant.The daughter of renowned Edmonton architect, Donald G. Bittorf, Wiz grew up in an environment of modern art and design. She received her Bachelor of FineArt at the University ofAlberta and in 2012, attended the Emma Lake Artists’ Retreat. Wiz spent time as a child in the EdmontonArt Gallery studying art and hours at her father’s architectural design firm amidst classic, modern design and colourful textiles.These early experiences and the formalist influences in art school, set the foundation for her art direction. Wiz’s love for exotic travel and her earnest desire to create vibrant, modern works continually provides inspiration that fuels her current path.Wiz has exhibited at The Works, the Edmonton Art Gallery,The Alberta Craft Council, among others, and in 2021, was shown in the 7th International Resilience Art Salon, France and Edmonton’s Harcourt House Show: YieldingTo Form. Her work is in private collections across North America, Europe and Australia. Wiz resides in Edmonton.