My favorite subjects are the beautiful towns, valleys, farms and vistas of the Ontario landscape.

Since my preferred subject is the land at a special moment, which lasts very briefly, I think my best paintings are created from plein air observation.  The primary goal of my work is for it to portray the mood of the land; the universality of the land rather than one specific place.

I would like my work to evoke a special nostalgia for a similar place or mood in each individual viewer's memory.

In the past few years I have begun painting in oils, also working on location when possible. Most recently, I have been studying the techniques used by the old masters to produce paintings of high realism.

39th ANNUAL JURIED SHOW at the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts
ART CENTRE 163 Hurontario St. Collingwood
April 20 - May 27, 2016
Opening Reception - Sunday April 24 1 - 3 pm
Gallery hours - Wed - Sat 11-5 pm, Sun noon- 3 pm

JUDY SHIELD AND FRIENDS
May 7 - June 2, 2016
LE Shore Library Gallery
Bruce Street, Thornbury, ON

SPRING IS IN THE AIR - MarshStreet Painters
Meaford Hall Gallery,  Meaford Hall,
Meaford, Ontario
Ongoing until April 30, 2016


Currently my work can be seen at the Marsh Street Gallery, Clarksburg, Ontario
519-599-2397


Thurs-Fri and Sunday 12-4 pm
Saturday - 11-5 pm





 

 

 
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