I started painting pictures in 1969. Wow, that was a long time ago. For some reason, I did not continue to paint. I was a home decorator. I took painting pictures after I retired. I have been painting pictures again for almost a year. I enjoy painting very much.
Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor and Acrylic Enamel Beth Lippai’s art journey began in her teenage years pencil sketching and charcoal art with a pure love of all art. Art was put on the back burner as she began a family but it was not long before she found her back. Beth Read more [...]
Montreal native, Roselle Doyle, is a world-renowned professional figure skater and choreographer who has performed in and choreographed numerous prestigious productions alongside some of the greats of figure skating. As an accomplished director, choreographer and performer, Roselle has produced unique and original works on the ice and the theatrical stage, Read more [...]
Original Watercolour and Photography Mixed Medium By Ted McLauchlin Ted has been a watercolour Artist all his life and for the past 20 years has worked as a professional Photographer. His passion for the detail of photography and his love for the softness and fluidity of watercolour has lead to Read more [...]
Cheryl is a retired teacher who started experimenting with fluid art about 2 years ago. She uses several techniques to manipulate a variety of liquid paints and enjoys the challenge of choosing compatible colours and controlling the blends that result when the paints combine.
IRMA MAKARIUNAITE Biography Ever since I left the city, my life began a new. I had always wanted to live in a rural environment where I could focus on my own creativity on a full time basis. Irma’s transition to this rural environment began in 2008 when she first moved Read more [...]
With an emphasis on nature photography and landscapes, I love the flexibility of photographic art. Add in a matching frame and the image literally comes to life! This art form can bring back childhood memories or remind you of travels around the world…or around the corner …Cathy Bingham, photographic artist
Deb was born and raised in Oxford County and has a background in graphic design, which works well into her artistic abilities. She has always had a love of drawing and recently developed a love for painting as well. An acrylic painting class taken last year at the Ingersoll Creative Read more [...]
Mercedes Victoria I have been drawing all my life and was introduced to chalk pastel in university by artist James Tughan. My work has been showcased in many juried exhibits and won awards including Best in Show and Juror’s Choice. Through my drawings, I dig into the human mind and Read more [...]
My watercolour style has been described as “bold” and bordering on “impressionistic” style. I enjoy painting a number of subjects from macro floral, close ups of birds and automotive/motorcycle detail. The underlying theme to all my work is that there must be a strong sense of colour and form. I Read more [...]
Artist Statement Drawn to the disappearing, illuminated, obscured and eerie, Tabitha Verbuyst oil works focus on a fleeting moment in everyday, the dreamlike memory of the otherwise past and forgotten. The enigmatic image with dramatic high contrast using vibrant palettes layered over and over again creates a richness and depth. Read more [...]
I am a marine engineer by trade and I became interested in glass art over 30 years ago through welding metal frames for other artists. Glass is always interesting. It’s never boring. A piece of glass always holds secrets that allow it to transform into an amazing light pictures or Read more [...]
My work embodies many of the modalities involved in making jewellery. All of my pieces are original designs using fine and sterling silver, copper and bronze. My silver spoons are sawn, hammered filed, stamped and then designs are created with lead free solder. Semi-precious beads and various metals are added Read more [...]
Oxwood Hooking Artisans – A traditional rug hooking guild in Woodstock. Our rug hooking guild is a branch of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild (OHCG). We offer: learning and sharing through regular meetings access to our resourse library special classes with OHCG teachers Guild Meetings and Hook-ins 2nd Thursday, September Read more [...]
I was born and raised in Woodstock and returned to my roots here about 6 years ago after spending time in the U.S. and Europe. I’m proud of my two grown children and a very special grandchild who all live close by. Water colour painting has always appealed to me Read more [...]
“The connection between people and nature, children, family and my love of open spaces are simple moments I mean to capture and share.” Born in Palmerston Ontario, I spent my childhood with muddy hands keeping mother company in a pottery studio. After attending Sheridan College for Illustration I started doing Read more [...]
Kate Innes was born and raised in Woodstock and spent her early career years in London working in newspaper and magazine advertising and later independently as an advertising consultant. After raising her three sons she experimented with water colour painting and then discovered the joys of working with acrylics. Over Read more [...]
Artist’s Statement Nature is an abundant source of subjects for creative expression and my inspiration comes from the myriad of landscapes in the changing seasons. I am passionate about playfully expressing, through colour and lines, my love of the world around me. I am most inspired when my subjects “choose” Read more [...]
Artist Statement I am inspired by new ideas and techniques of painting which help me keep evolving as an artist. I am continually learning and have the frame of mind that my next painting will always be better and the best has yet to come. Constantly looking for innovation and Read more [...]
Grazina Williams is an Oxford County artist who uses bold saturated colours, flowing patterns and textures, in a variety of mediums to create unique art pieces. She is a member of Oxford Creative Connections Inc., the London Brush and Palette Club, and the Gallery Painters of London. Her work has Read more [...]
Original paintings in acrylic and oil in a variety of styles. I became aware of my artistic side at a very young age. I remember the feeling of pride and happiness I felt after completing my first finger painting. While most of my classmates just enjoyed smearing paint around on a Read more [...]
Otterview Art Studio is located in the Southern part of Oxford County and open all year by chance. You will see many sailboats and landscape paintings in watercolours and acrylic media. Shirley has corporate and private collectors in Canada, The Netherlands and U.S.A. Contact the artist for further information or Read more [...]
I paint impressionistic landscapes in oil paint. I also work in other mediums for creative designs. I am interested in all art forms.
Realistic watercolours; abstract acrylics; conte; graphite and oils. All of my life I have had a passion for producing art work. Why? I don’t know. I first started working with oil paints when I was about 10 years old, then 20 or so years later started using acrylics, and 15 or so years Read more [...]
Rita Milton was born and raised in Oxford County, Ontario. Having studied with local and international teachers, she is now an award winning professional artist. She works with several mediums in her own abstracted stylized method to create unique works. Rita has participated in numerous solo, juried, group shows and Read more [...]
Barry has lived in Woodstock for most of his life. Art, photography and music are among his interests. Over the years, he has pursued his interest in painting by attending art classes, with a variety of artists at the Woodstock Art Gallery. Twice his works have been exhibited in the Read more [...]
Although Maureen McCart-Shier enjoyed art and sketched as a youngster it wasn’t until her mid-thirties that she was introduced to Decorative Art, where she painted for the first time with acrylics. It didn’t take long before Maureen had a very busy career teaching and designing in Canada, the US and Read more [...]
Original representational watercolour painting and original abstract mixed media.
Let me begin by explaining that I do have a very busy mind and I think that is why the abstract form is attractive to me. Much of what is seen in my paintings will be a direct feeling of how I am thinking on a certain day or time. I started painting about 5 Read more [...]
Raised on a farm in Middlesex County and formally educated as a scientist (BSc U. of Waterloo, MSc U. of Guelph), Lianne has always been fascinated by the natural world, and it is reflected in her art. She has been painting watercolours for 21 years, and exhibiting them for about Read more [...]
Ruth Hartley Ceramic Artist Inspired by nature, Ruth strives to emulate its forms, textures and colours in her functional stoneware and one of a kind decorative pieces. She uses wheel throwing, hand building and sculpting or a combination of these techniques to develop her own personal style as a ceramic Read more [...]
Art is such a Beautiful Natural Essential part of Life! It is the expression of ours Souls, Every Soul should have the Opportunity!” I love to craft one of a kind creations. I was lucky enough to grow up in a family where arts and music were vibrant, natural and Read more [...]
My work has been described by others as contemporary symbolism with an earthy Canadian influence. I would say that my art is of its own invention. Being self-taught, the work I produce flows from a love of detail, humour and the observations of the world around me. The characters I Read more [...]
Jamie Dickson is an artist who lives in Burgessville, Ontario, Canada. While trained at the Ontario College of Art (AOCA) in the early 70’s he has only recently returned to painting in his retirement years starting in 2013. In the years between he pursued a career in Marketing, Advertising and Read more [...]
Oil and acrylic paintings.
Graphite and coloured pencils – native.
Acrylic non-objective paintings.
Framed encaustic pieces with handwoven backgrounds. Framed needle felted pieces. Handwoven articles.
Ann Loker is a retired executive who now focuses on her lifelong love of wild animals. Working from her home in Tillsonburg, Ann’s paintings have sold in Canada and Europe and has become known for her ability to capture the natural essence of her subjects.
Having a lifelong interest in art and creativity, Sue has been painting full time since 2015. Her journey started with high school art class, carried on to private water colour classes and she now enjoys working in acrylics, pastels, encaustic and fibre arts. Sue loves to experiment with new mediums Read more [...]
While living in Hong Kong, I took a class on how to knot pearls. I really enjoyed this and took further classes in design, incorporating pearls, stones, crystals, and beads etc. Since returning to Canada and Woodstock, I have taken classes in beading techniques. I hope now to continue hobby Read more [...]
Living and working on a farm in Burgessville, Ontario, Oxford County, provides artist Linda Yeoman with lots of inspiration. She is inspired by the beauty and shapes of gourds and they provide an ideal medium for Linda to create contemporary sculptures. In addition to her gourd sculptures she also creates Read more [...]