Expressions of Colour
Art Studio
Acrylic Art
Classes and Retreats
"Blank Canvas"
Team Building Workshops
Conferences and Special Events Workshops
Paint Nights for special events
We come to your place or host in my studio
 

  ABOUT ARTIST/OWNER

I was born in Halifax and currently live in Dartmouth and raised my children in Cole Harbour.  I am a mother of five children and many grandchildren. I have a Masters Degree in Adult Education and have work in health and education for over 35 years both in Nova Scotia and PEI.

I have been involved in painting since the 80’s. I pursued art in the 80’s to find means to balance a hectic lifestyle and to express my passions through art.

I have been very active in the local art community. I was a past member and president of the Contemporary Art Society of Nova Scotia and also a past member of Dartmouth Visual Art Society. I was a member of the Seabreeze Artists who showed at MacDonald House for 7 years. I have been in many juried shows over the years. My art has found homes throughout Canada and the United States. My art has been found at ArtZone Gallery in Halifax and Humani-T Gallery at Humani-T Café in Halifax and Gallery 97 in Sackville.

I have taken a variety of classes at NSCAD throughout the years and many workshops with a variety of artist such as Tom Forestall, Jeannie Hancock, Marilyn MacAvoy.

I am also a Certified Grumbacher Art Instructor for acrylics and drawing for the Dartmouth Michaels Store for over 6 years.

I was Director of the Art Gallery of Humani-T located at both sites Humani-T Café in Halifax for 4 years. I also have my own business “Expressions of Colour Art Studio” where I have been teaching acrylic painting sessions and workshops for adults and youth over the many years. I have held teambuilding workshops for corporate businesses that have been very effective.  

I work and teach in a variety of styles. I enjoy linking my art to the written word, especially the words of the poet Rumi.

My philosophy is simple: engaging in art is deeply connected to one’s overall wellbeing. There is surely a spiritual connection to ones expression through the arts.

         

 

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