Day 3: Spring Tulips

For Day 3 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge, I have created another Paint Party painting, “Spring Tulips”.  After the extreme cold we have been having here in Southern Ontario, I am really looking forward to spring! Day 3: “Spring Tulips”, Acrylic on Canvas, 9″x12″ $50 (CAD) and…

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Day 2: “Cardinal Couple”

For Day 2 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge, I have created another Paint Party painting.  “Cardinal Couple” will be a great individual painting for my paint parties, but also as a Couple Painting, with each person painting half of the painting on a vertical canvas, so when…

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Day 1: 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

Happy New Year! If you missed my prior post, today is Day 1 of my 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. This year I have decided to create small Paint Party studies and fine art paintings and studies exploring new techniques or ideas.  This way I will be adding new…

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2018 Fundraiser Paint Parties

My plan for 2018 is to have two fundraiser Paint Parties each month: one regular Fundraiser Paint Party, and one Paint Your Pet Fundraiser which benefit animal welfare organizations.  For 2017, fundraisers that benefited  from my Paint Parties were:  The Arts in Medicine program at the Walker Family Cancer Centre…

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Fundraiser Paint Parties to Support the Animals

Animals have always been an important part of my life, not only my own pets, but rescuing the little creatures that either I found or seem to find me.  I am happy to be able to help those organizations that help needy animals find their forever homes.  For all my…

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Small Feats 2017

Two new paintings of mine will be up for sale at the Niagara Artists Centre’s Annual Small Feats Show & Sale. This is a fun and exciting art show, the largest in the Niagara region, and the major fundraiser for NAC. “Happy Pig” and “François II”, both oil on gallery…

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30 Paintings in 30 Days January 2017 – Day 8 & 9

Monday and Tuesday I was leading two of my Paint Parties, so I was still painting and am counting those days in my 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge since not only was I painting those days, but leading groups of people to create their paintings too! I may put…

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Artwork at Glynn A. Green new Learning Commons

Last year Glynn A. Green Public School in Fonthill, finished their update and transformation of their old library, which now includes display areas for local professional artist’ work.  For the month of September, my artwork will be on display, so if are at the school, or nearby stop in to…

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New Art Auctions to Benefit Ringtail Ranch

I just added auctions to my website today.  I had thought about doing so before, but have been busy with other priorities.  However, yesterday our good friends and neighbours at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue posted about their plight, and I decided to set up auctions on my website with 30%…

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Heirlooms Artisan Market at Vemeer’s Garden Centre

I will be participating in the annual Summer Heirlooms Artisan Market at Vemeer’s Garden Centre on Saturday, June 18th, from 10am to 6pm. There will be 50 artists/artisans. Music provided by Niagara Solar Sound System and delicious meals available from FoodSwings Catering and Two Vegan Hippie Chicks. Join us  on…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

A gift of art of makes a great Mother’s Day gift!  You could purchase a ticket to one of our upcoming Paint Parties, or give a gift certificate which can be used for a painting, a commissioned painting, or art workshop.  You could purchase two Paint Party tickets, and take…

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Artwork at Art Gallery of Burlington’s 38th Annual Auction

This year three of my paintings will be part of the Art Gallery of Burlington’s 38th Annual Auction.  “Cat Caller” and “Wake Up Call” will be part of the 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall Art Sale and “Turtle Pile” will be part of the Silent Auction. The show…

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Group of Seven Paint Workshop

I am looking forward to teaching a Paint Workshop at McKay Elementary School this week.  The inspiration for the painting will be the Group of Seven artist, Larwen Harris.  I will be posting the 7th and 8th grade classes interpretations soon! I painted this today;”Lawren Harris’ Emerald Lake”, based on…

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