light-blue-dark-blue, crop-1 - Copy.jpg

Elected Members

CFS Banner_Amos.jpg

Thelma Fay Amos

CFS

Mississauga, ON

Acrylic Painting

www.faymosworks.ca

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Thelma incorporates strong design elements in her mainly non-representational paintings.  Using colour, contrast and bold shapes, her work achieves harmony where every mark contributes to the success of the work.

JanetBaker-banner.jpg

Janet Baker

CFS, CSPWC, OSA, SCA

Mississauga, ON and Victoria BC

Mixed Media Assemblage

janrbaker@gmail.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Janet’s current work is driven by the concept of “what if”.  Through the combination of found and altered materials, every piece is an adventure, open to unpredictable juxtapositions and interpretations.  

VeraBobson-banner.jpg

Vera Bobson 

OSA, CSPWC, SCA, CFS, TWS

Toronto, ON

Watercolour

ed_clrk@icloud.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Ed is an avid outdoorsman and most of his paintings are inspired by the scenes from his trips. His paintings capture the same emotion he felt when he first encountered it.

Lynden-Cowen-banner.jpg

Lynden Cowan 

SCA, OSA, CFS, CFA,AFC, SOVA

Richmond Hill, ON
Alton Mill Arts Centre, Studio 202

Oil paint on canvas

www.lyndencowan.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Lynden is a self-taught artist. Her paintings are meticulously rendered with thinly applied oil paint. She strives to include the viewer in her visual journey and interpretations of the environment.

Davidson_Susan_banner.jpg

Susan Mandel Davidson

AAS, U of T BA, CFS

Toronto, ON

Mixed media

m.o.m.a@rogers.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

I am a visual eavesdropper distilling a kaleidoscope world through mixed media into two-dimensional art works and occasionally three-dimensional art as in Moose In the City.

Leah_Dockrill_banner.jpg

Leah Dockrill

SCA CFS

Toronto, ON

Paper Collage and Acrylic Painting

www.leahdockrill.net

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Leah enjoys moving between these different art forms, guided by her muse and finding inspiration in both the mundane and the glamorous.

Namcy_ferrell_banner.jpg

Nancy Farrell

BA, BS, MS, CFs

Guelph, ON

Acrylic and mixed media

www.nancyfarrell.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Nancy is a Fine Arts graduate of the University of Guelph.  She paints intuitively, responding to her landscape and environment using strong colour and instinctive marks and shapes. 

Freniere, Natalie.jpg

Nathalie Freniere

CFS, AOE, Bravo Est

Alfred, ON

Oil Painting

www.nathaliefreniere.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Nathalie’s paintings exude a quiet, calming atmosphere. She uses a palette knife and thinned oil to create vaporous, enigmatic, abstract vistas – at once representational and abstract.

Valerie Jane Geard-banner.jpg

Valerie Jane Geard

CFS OSA SCA

Schomberg, ON

Printmaking and Collage

vjgeard.wixsite.com/vjgart

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Travel inspired, her art is recognized for its play of texture and sensitivity of materials. She uses environmentally friendly inks to print on unique papers and natural fibers.

Heather_Grindley-banner.jpg

Heather Grindley

CFS SCA OSA

Mississauga, ON

Charcoal, pastel, watercolour, oil

  hgrindleystudio@mdirect.net

ABOUT THE ARTIST

I am a figurative artist. I have been told that my drawings and painting have a contemporary edge. A strong gestural figure drawing that depicts emotion excites me.

Ann-Harvey-banner.jpg

Ann A. Harvey

CFS SCA TWS

Cambridge, ON

Watercolours, acrylics

and mixed media

www.aaharveyartist.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Ann Harvey paints watercolours, acrylics and mixed media. Her paintings are produced on watercolour paper canvas and board. This is to achieve abstracted landscapes and florals.

Horvat, banner.jpg

Margaret Horvat

CFS

Burlington, ON

Oil and Watercolour

www.margarethorvat.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Margaret paints still life and other subjects in the realistic style. She strives to capture the beauty of light and shadow, alluding to the past lives of everyday objects.

Jackson, Anne.jpg

Anne Jackson

CFS BA MLS BEd

Kitchener, ON

Oil Painting

www.annejacksonfineart.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

A sense of wonder about the beauty and mystery of life is the essence of Anne Jackson's lyrical abstract oil painting. Colour is the foundational element of her personal expression.

Kitto-Ward, Jodi.jpg

Jodi Kitto-Ward

CFS SCA OSA

Hamilton, ON

Painting

www.jodikitto-Ward.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

With the intention of offering another way of observing life – to inspire connective thinking, Jodi’s work is representational and simplified in form, evoking influences of Pop Art and

Art Deco.

Aeri_Lee_banner.jpg

Aeri Lee

OCAD, CFS

Mississauga, ON

Mixed media, oil and acrylic

aeri@sympatico.ca

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Aeri Lee captures impressions of her daily life in landscape, still life, and mixed media paintings to tell a story that inspires warmth and imagination in everyone’s heart.

Vibha_Melhotra_banner.jpg

Vibha Malhotra

CFS

Mississauga, ON

Acrylic 

Artbyvibha.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Vibha is an expressionist artist who occasionally loves to delve into realism and portraiture. Intuitive play of shapes, colours and textures bring joy and excitement to her creative process.

Celina Melo Headshot 2020.jpg

Celina Melo

BFA, BEd, OCT, CFS

Mississauga, ON

Acrylic & Mixed Media

www.celinamelo.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Celina’s landscape paintings

meander between abstraction and realism. as she explores the dynamic qualities of light, water and sky..

Eva_Oram_banner.jpg

Eva Oram

CFS

Belfountain, ON

Collage, watercolour, Acrylic, Abstract, Non-objective, Expressionist

eva.oram@gmail.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Inspiration, spontaneity, conviction in artwork is vital in any style or medium.  Teaching High School Fine Art, sharing the commitment of artists as Gallery Director was a privilege in her career.

Pam-Pols-banner.jpg

Pam Pols

CFS

Brampton, ON

Acrylic Expressionist Landscape Paintings

www.mypaintingsbypam.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Pam is an aficionado of impressionists – the influence of light on a scene. She loves the bright colour, yet also the subtleties of quiet colour combinations.

JoyceReynolds-banner.jpg

Joyce Reynolds

CFS

Burlington, ON

Abstract Acrylic Collage

rmreynolds@bell.net

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

I use colour, form, and texture to capture the essence of nature and non-objective inspiration.

Schmidt, Barbara banner.jpg

Barbara J. Schmidt

CFS OFAA BA

Lagoon City, ON

Acrylic Painting

barbara.schmidt@rogers.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Barbara captures the inherent power within each of her subjects through her minimalistic style. She utilizes fewer and more solid colours, applying these in shapes.

Barbara Shaw banner.jpg

Barbara Shaw

CFS

Guelph, ON

ACRYLIC,WATERCOLOUR, GRAPHITE, TEXTILE AND FOUND ITEMS

studio7heather@gmail.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Today the world is being dramatically impacted, with our environment under life-threatening attack. The paintings I create in my studio and "en plein air" are my way of giving voice to these environmental and social issues, the heartbeat of the planet we call home.

Michael-Deborah-Skoff-banner.jpg

Michael Deborah Skoff

OSA, CFS

Etobicoke, ON

Oil with gold leaf paintings

mdskoff@gmail.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Michael celebrates the extremes of beauty, both rough and delicate.  Her work centers on the moment space cracks and splits as the golden treasure beneath is unearthed and set free.

Joanna-Turlej-Bio-image.jpg

Joanna Turlej

OCAD, CFS (LM)

Oakville, ON

Paper Collage Paintings

www.joannaturlej.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Joanna creates her images on canvas, using repurposed magazine papers, Japanese papers and tissues, and her own painted papers. She combines abstract with distorted realism to create a thought-provoking narrative.

Susan Ware-banner.jpg

Susan Irons-Ware

BFA, BEd, TWS, CFS, ECOAA

Gravenhurst, ON

Watercolour and Oils

damselflystudio1@yahoo.ca

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Susan draws on the natural environment for subject matter in her art.   Focusing on the complexities found in nature, her work looks at both close up and the panoramic.

steve wilson-banner.jpg

Steve Wilson

OSA, SCA, CFS, SOVA

Niagara Falls, ON

Oil and/or Acrylic

www.stevewilsonstudios.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

I’m the owner of “Steve Wilson Studios and The Gallery” downtown Niagara Falls, I work in Oil and Acrylic, usually street scenes with a social media message or figure work.

Kim_Yong_banner.jpg

Kim Yong

CFS, TWS

Mississauga, ON

Watercolour, Ink, Gouache, Acrylic

kimfyong@gmail.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Kim loves to break and recreate all subject matter into a process and exercise of design and movement.

Fatima-Andrade-banner.jpg

Fatima Andrade

CFS

Toronto, ON

Acrylics

www.fatimaandrade.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

I am interested in the space between reality and abstraction. I am fascinated by the idea that a painting can affect an individual on a conscious and unconscious level. 

MadelineBarber-banner.jpg

Madeline Barber

CFS 

Toronto, ON 

Acrylic Expressionist,

Figurative and Abstract

gladascanbe@gmail.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Madeline’s “portraits convey an intense immediacy in both their execution and emotional interpretation. Her evocative colour and spirited brushwork represent the true tradition of expressionism”

- Paul Duval, December 10, 2000.

MonicaBurnsite-banner.jpg

Monica Burnside

SCA, CFS

Halton Hills, ON

Landscape and Portrait Paintings

www.monicaburnside-art.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Monica pursues painting portraiture, landscape, still life and abstractive forms in an impressionistic style, emphasizing the effects of light and contrast of colours in order to establish spontaneity.

GraceCroughan-banner.jpg

Grace Croughan

CSF, MPAC OCA

Richmond Hill, ON 

Pastel, Acrylic

gracecroughan.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Grace’s pastels present the romance of the Ontario landscape. She also works in acrylics in her semi-abstract dreamy mountain scenes. She finds working in two mediums encourages an exciting balance.

Dente, Mary Anne.jpg

Mary Anne Dente

CFS

Stratford, ON

Oil, Acrylic & Collage

www.maryannedente.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Mary Anne creates dynamic impressions of the natural world, capturing the vibrancy of nature and the atmosphere of place. Painting the scenes that move her, she makes texture and colour the dominant elements in her work.

Mary Elizabeth Duggan-portrait-banner.jp

Mary Elizabeth Duggan

SCA CFS

Midland, ON

Acrylic, Transparent Watercolour

me2nb@me.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Duggan’s interpretations are inspired by exposed rock surfaces and the impacts had on them or in their reveal by natural and human forces. Her approach; graphic, resonant and expressionistic.

Carole Finn Bio Picture.jpg

Carole Finn

OCAD OSA CFS

Minden, ON

Acrylic

carolefinnartist.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

My paintings, which are done in series, are an attempt to show beautiful locations whose natural integrity has either been altered by human intervention or is about to be. What is the cost of our imposition on the virginal status of these lands and the inhabitants therein.

CharlineGuardhouse-Banner.jpg

Charline Gardhouse

OSA, CFS, SCA, TWS

Etobicoke, ON

Watercolour

www.charlinegardhouse.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Charline is a watercolourist always experimenting with the medium to express her emotions in a very stylized manner. Her paintings are unique, bold and poetic landscapes, florals or abstracts.

Priti_Girgla-Banner.jpg

Priti Girgla

MSc BEd CFS

Oakville, ON 

Mixed Media Abstract,

Figurative, Landscape

www.pritigirglaart.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Priti likes to abstract the realistic in her paintings, using bold colours, textures  lines and mark-making. She loves to explore the fluid forms and geometry to provide a visual depth.

Groulx, Cathy banner.jpg

Cathy Groulx

CFS OSA

Woodstock, ON

Oil Painting

www.cathygroulx.ca

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Cathy paints from photographic references. Commissions are varied and may include portraits, buildings or vehicles. She paints what people want to see. Close-ups of nature include peaceful quiet places.

Diana Hillman-portrait.JPG

Diana Hillman

CFS, OSA

Caledon, ON

Oil and mixed media on paper or wood panel

www.dianahillman.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Diana’s landscapes and streetscapes are based on photos she’s taken from cars or airplanes. Her quiet, haunting paintings offer a familiar but unusual view of the world.

Hurley,MaryLou.jpg

MaryLou Hurley

CFS

Caledon, ON

Mixed Media Mosaics

www.truebluelou.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

MaryLou’s mosaic art invites and challenges viewers to explore her unusual use of substrate, colour and tesserae. Most Often they will detect a provocative metaphor and find pleasure in the unexpected.

Saulius_Jaskus_banner.jpg

SAULIUS JASKUS

BA, MA, B.Ed, CFS, MASC, SSC

Toronto, ON

Multi-media paintings

and sculpture

sa.ja@rogers.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Both in his paintings (mainly landscapes) and sculpture (terra cotta, plaster or bronze figures and portrait busts), Saulius seeks to uncover the metaphysical manifested in the physical. Both topics are laden with hidden meaning and rich in design potential.

Janet_Cicci_Latosik_banner.jpg

Janet Cicci Latosik

CFS

Mississauga, ON

Watercolour Paintings

instagram.com/jlciccipaintings/

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Janet’s watercolour paintings reflect passion for nature, wildlife, travel and water. Her use of bold and vibrant colours, sliding across yupo paper express her love of freedom and fluidity.

Angela_Lipscombe_banner.jpg

Angela Lipscombe

CZT, CFS

Oakville, ON

Acrylic Impressionist Paintings of Landscapes and Florals

drawntoart.ca

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Angela is an award-winning Artist and Certified Zentangle Teacher. A full-time Art Instructor, her focus is on teaching her love of art to children and adults through workshops and classes.

Gerry manno.equine chaos.jpg

Gerry Manno

S.C.A., C.F.S., CSWPC (assoc.)

Oakville, ON

Acrylic, watercolour, lino-printing, graphite & mixed media

gmanno@cogeco.ca

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Gerry works with all media.  He is comfortable painting representational, figurative, and/or abstract subjects while considering in each case, the proper placement of light, values, colour and line.

Nwakoby, Jane banner.jpg

Jane Nwakoby

CFS, BA, MFA, BEd

Mississauga, ON

Oil & Mixed Media

www.janenwakoby-art.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jane paints on irregular paneled grounds. Her unique deployment of twined lines is innovative and exotic. Her masterful use of colours exhibits prowess to engage the spectator in her artwork.

.

EileenOswald-s.jpg

Eileen Oswald

CFS, PAC, MPAC

Mississauga, ON

Mixed Water Media, Pastel, Oil and Printmaking

ABOUT THE ARTIST

The various media are used to express the emotions caught in the moment. This may be shown as realistic landscapes, abstracts, and impressionistic.

Prospero, Marie.jpg

Marie Antoniette Prospero

CFS, TWS

Etobicoke, ON

Acrylic, Watercolour, Mixed Media

www.marieprospero.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Marie delights in the colour and light in the world around us and shares that love in her paintings of children at play and landscapes abstracted or realistic, near or far.

Rinaldi, Adriana banner.jpg

Adriana Rinaldi

CFS, CGOS, TWAC, VAM, MAC

Oakville, ON

Oil Painting

www.AdrianaRinaldi.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Adriana strives to create art that champions beauty in her artworks. A devotee of the “Pulchrism” art movement, she strives to paint the timeless and recognizable beauty in life’s bounty.

Olaf Schneider - banner.jpg

Olaf Schneider  

CARFAC, CFS 

Mississauga, ON

Fine Artist

www.olaf.ca

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Olaf’s first influence was by his grandfather. Painting large scale billboards from 1986 for Mediacom, Olaf acquired a strong practical foundation that would become integral to his work today.

Lesia_Shipowick-banner.jpg

Lesia Shipowick 

SCA, CFS

Milton, ON

Non-Objective and Abstract paintings

www.lesiashipowick.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Change is a constant in Lesia’s paintings which proliferate with spontaneous form, diversity of colour and abundance of detail. They elicit personal interpretation and a closer look.

Anne Sutton-SplashOfSummer_banner.jpeg

Anne Sutton

CFS

Milton, Ontario

Acrylic Landscape Paintings

www.annecsutton.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Natural elements of the landscape inspire Anne’s contemporary acrylic paintings and explore such themes as the shapes and colours created by the play of light on moving water.

Shella_Vander_Weir-banner.jpg

Sheila Vander Wier

CFS

Brampton, ON

Oils

www.artistsheilavanderwier.weebly.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Sheila’s inspiration comes from the beauty of God’s creation. Her ability to capture this beauty with oils on canvas allows her to share this with others.

Wasiuto, Margaret banner.jpg

Margaret Wasiuta

CFS

Toronto, ON

Acrylic, Oils, Chalk and Crayon

www.margaretwasiuta.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Inspired by life and people, Margaret paints mostly abstract with realist elements. Her artwork focuses on the creation of a structural space, one which represents both an atmosphere of personal experience, and an active state of mind.

Windsor, Elayne.jpg

Elayne Windsor

CFS, OSA, KAN

Reaboro, ON

Collage

www.elaynewindsor.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Elayne is a non-objective collage artist. She works with found paper, spreading out bits of memories before us in new and unique ways.

Pic-JaneZhou-2020-02.jpg

Jane Zhou

CFS,VAM

Mississauga, ON

Landscape, Street view & Figurative

www.janezarts.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jane works primarily in oil and her landscape, street view, and figurative work explores the ordinary moments in people’s lives.  She is often found sketching in different places capturing these precious fleeting moments.

GailBackus-banner.jpg

Gail Backus

BA B.Ed OCT CFS, TWS

Mississauga, ON 

Watercolour, Acrylic, Gouache and Ink, Mixed Media, Collage

www.gailbackus.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Gail enjoys painting a variety of subjects, using different media. Recently, flowers in her lovely garden has been her inspiration. Their gorgeous colours, and intricate designs have captured her imagination. 

Cem Basarir-banner.jpg

Cem Basarir 

CFS

Toronto, ON

Oil Painting

www.cembasarir.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Representational simplicity and engrossing aesthetics are clearly a central aspiration in Cem’s paintings. The viewer is usually drawn into the composition of his paintings either by a longing.

EdClark-banner.jpg

Edward Clark

TWS CFS

Mississauga, ON

Watercolour

ed_clrk@icloud.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Ed is an avid outdoorsman and most of his paintings are inspired by the scenes from his trips. His paintings capture the same emotion he felt when he first encountered it.

JayaDatta_banner.jpg

  Jaya Datta

OSA, CFS, MAC, VAM

Mississauga, Ontario

  Oil and Acrylic

Expressionist Paintings

www.jayadatta.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jaya’s art easily speaks to everyone. Colours are alive, bright and bold. Her canvas tells everyday stories in a unique way. Her paintings uncover the mystery of visual perception to communicate a message.

Anne_Deutschmann_banner.jpg

Anne Deutschmann

BFA CFS

Mississauga, ON

Abstracted Poured Ink &

Acrylic Paintings

anne.deutschmann1708@gmail.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Anne’s paintings celebrate life.  Her signature style includes use of vibrant colours, dynamic textures and patterns, created through the pouring of inks, organic shapes and the repetition of circles.

Shirley_Erskine-banner.jpg

Shirley Erskine

ISEA, SCA(LM), ISA, CFS (LM)

Burlington, ON

Collage on Canvas 

www.shirleyerskine.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Working in collage offers a wondrous opportunity of using the imagination and materials to tell a pictorial story. An award-winning international artist with shows in Paris, Florence and Dubai.

shadows_lg.jpg

Barbara Fostka

RCA, CFS, OCA, OSA, CSPWC, SCA, CDM, TWS

Etobicoke, ON 

Watercolours and Drawing

bfostka@rogers.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Barbara loves to draw, paint and to achieve the essence of her subject. Her keen drawing abilities, detailed watercolours, and beautiful portraits are her trademarks, as a fine Canadian master.

Susan Garrington_banner.jpg

Susan Garrington

CFS, OSA

London, ON

Watercolour

www.susangarrington.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Susan’s paintings celebrate beauty found in roadsides, fields and woodlands in Southwestern and Northern Ontario. Susan’s paintings begin with on location sketches, later used as references in her studio.

Greco, Denise banner.jpg

Denise Greco

CFS

Woodbridge, ON 

Acrylic Abstracts

www.paintingsbygreco.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Denise is experimenting currently in the acrylic fluid styles, emphasizing the motion and colour combination potential.

Gurkova, Nadia.jpg

Nadia Gurkova

CFS OSA

Toronto, ON

Oil Painting

  www.nadiagurkova.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Nadia loves painting from life. During the summer she is either outdoors painting landscape studies or indoors in her studio, setting up floral still life arrangements. She focuses on colour and sunlight.

Hoover, Anna banner.jpg

Anne Hoover

CFS AOCA RGD OSA

Peterborough, ON

Paint and dry medium

www.annehooverart.ca

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Anne is a figurative artist who is interested in pushing traditional mark-making - both in paint and dry media - to celebrate and express the human form.

Marilena_Isacescu_Carlea-banner.jpg

Marilena Isacescu Carlea

CSPWC OSA CFS TWS UAR

Toronto, ON

Watercolour, Mixed Media, Sculpture

marilenaci@yahoo.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Watercolour, mixed media or sculpture, Marilena’s main interest is the Creative Process as an open-ended artistic experience where familiar subjects are transformed into a fresh world of purely aesthetic experience.

Vera_Kisseleva_banner.jpg

VERA KISSELEVA

CFS

Fergus, ON

Oil Landscape and Floral Paintings

www.VeraKissArt.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Vera’s paintings are reflection of her appreciation for the beauty of the Nature. She captures dramatic moments happening in nature with her vibrant array of colours and quick, bold brushstrokes.

Law, Dayna.jpg

Dayna Law

CFS OSA

Wellington, ON

Painting

www.daynalaw.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Dayna Law, who is trained in art and architecture, is inspired by her natural surroundings. Her painting combines the use of bold colour, intricate pattern and graphic texture with whimsical flare.

Renee_Makino_banner.jpg

Renée Makino

CFS

Mississauga, ON

Acrylic Expressionist Paintings

makinocanada@rogers.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Renée Makino's abstracted paintings capture the artistic essence of places - or personal non-objective inspirations - expressed with bold colours, lines,  textures, and mark-making.

Kelly_MCNeil_banner.jpg

Kelly McNeil

SCA, CFS, AFC, SAA

Brampton, ON

Oil Wildlife Artist

www.kellymcneil.net

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Kelly’s paintings are expressions of the wildlife she encounters. She respects and treasures these animals that she interacts with. Every painting is a glimpse into a moment in their lives.

IMG_2964.jpg

Jacqueline Ohora

CFS

Toronto, ON

Mono print

jacquie.ohora@gmail.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

I have been attempting to follow a long-held interest in printmaking. There are endless methods one can try. The fun is in the attempts.

Margaret at work_banner.jpg

Margaret S. Pardy

SSA, SCA, OSA, CFS, SOVA

Brampton, ON

Scratchboard Wildlife Artist

margaret-s-pardy.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

As a wildlife artist, Margaret strives to show animals as they truly are, with a more dramatic representation which she has found through working with Scratchboard.

Doreen_Renner_banner.jpg

Doreen Renner

OSA, SCA, CSPWC, CFS, FSWS

Mississauga, ON

Acrylic and Watermedia

www.doreenrenner.com

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Doreen’s paintings reflect an internal response to her surroundings and nature’s everyday events.  She enjoys challenging herself by pushing boundaries using water media to create unique and compelling images. 

Carol_Robinson-banner.jpg

Carol Robinson

OCAD CFS

Toronto, ON

Acrylic and Collage

carolrobinson693@gmail.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Carol's paintings oscillate between abstraction and representation.  They are visceral and layered addressing feminism, environmentalism, social equality and humour.  Always experimenting with colour and form, her joy is the journey.

.

Lynne_Schumacher-banner.jpg

Lynne Schumacher

CFS, OSA, SOVA

Brampton, ON

Oil on canvas

www.lynneschumacher.com

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Lynne studied art at Central Technical School in Toronto under Doris McCarthy. Her paintings aim to pull the viewer into another world.

Simmons Sweet CFS Banner 2020.jpg

Janet Simmons Sweet

Janet Simmons Sweet

Guelph, ON

Landscape Oil Paintings on Canvas 

www.janetsimmonssweet.ca

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Janet paints her emotional connection in an impressionistic style, using dramatic lighting to emphasize the heightened moment.  Multiple canvases are often strategically assembled to elevate the narrative.

Thomson, Darcy banner.jpg

Darcy Thompson

CFS BFAA

Burlington, Ontario

Water-based Media

www.darcythompson.ca

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Darcy paints with all water-based media and utilizes collage in some of her work.  She enjoys painting landscapes and people in a non-traditional way.

Suzanne-Walsh-banneer.jpg

Suzanne Walsh

CFS

Toronto, ON

Abstract, Non-Objective

www.suzannewalsh.ca

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Suzanne paints primarily with a broad brush across many narratives. Nature and the wider universe are a strong influence in the artistic process.

MarthaWestGyaford-banner.jpg

Martha West Gayford

AOCA, CFS, CSPWC

Keswick, ON

Portrait and Still Life in Oil and Watercolour

mwestford@ca.inter.net

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Martha is searching to express a depth of feeling, pathos, despair, sensitivity, beauty, a love for life. She also delights in the very paint itself, and the colour, the line, the shape, the light.

Janice-Ykema-banner.jpg

Janice Ykema

BDes, OSA, CFS, SOVA

Hamilton, ON

Animal and Wildlife Paintings

www.janiceykema.ca

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Janice looks at the brighter side of human nature, using animals to translate her vision. Her painterly approach with  acrylics creates a dynamic that is both energetic and peaceful.

Michael Zarowsky-banner.jpg

Micheal Zarowsky

CFS, OSA, SCA, CSPWC

Toronto, ON

Watercolour, acrylic &

pastels on paper and panel

www.zarowsky.net/

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Michael paints impressionist landscapes capturing the dazzle of light while moving toward the effect of abstraction & exuding a textural quality, while still embodying the veracity of realism.