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Artist's Statement

 

Peggy's oil landscapes come from venturing through familiar forest land or along city streets. Daily walking slows down the process of seeing. You notice the life of trees or the routes of small forest animals in the snow. Weather, season, time and light daily alter the experience of the woods, waters and skies.  The paintings are a sensual response to these intimate spaces. 

 

Peggy's figurative oil portraits pay homage to the people, often women, in her life. Time and experience are captured in posture, gesture, face and often context. 

Bio

 

Peggy graduated from the Ontario College of Art in 1982 in painting, drawing and printmaking. She taught mostly high school art for the Toronto District School Board for 18 years. Retired from teaching in 2015, she now spends her time working with oils in both Toronto and Muskoka Ontario. 

 

Upcoming Exhibits

 

Artists of the Limberlost Studio Tour, Lake of Bays, Ontario, August 17th and 18th 2019

Huntsville Artist Society, Four Member Show, partners Hall, Algonquin Theatre, November, 2019

 

Past Exhibits

 

Artists of the Limberlost at the Summit Centre, Huntsville, Ontario, February - May 2019

Artists of the Limberlost Studio Tour, Lake of Bays, Ontario, August 2017, 2018

The Plein Air Show, Gerrard Art Space, July 2017

What a Relief! Woodblock Printmaking Exhibition, Gerrard Art Space, July 2016

TDSB Art Educator's Exhibit, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, 2013, 2014

Cedar Ridge Creative Centre Members Show, Cedar Ridge Creative Centre, Scarborough, Ontario, 1997

A Muskoka Thanksgiving, represented by Suzanne Musters Fine Art, Huntsville, Ontario, October, 1995

A City of York Portrait, City of York Municipal Building Gallery, 1994

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit, Nathan Phillips Square, 1982