Heather Greenwood is a local London artist whose work will be featured in Muse Shop + Rental from March 6th - May 6th, 2018. She works in oils and watercolour, both plein air and in her home studio. She received her diploma in Graphic Design from Humber College, 1986. Greenwood is inspired by the beauty and textures of the natural world. Her favourite artist is Emily Carr. In 2014, Heather began painting her "Environmentally Significant Areas of London" Series, seven of these paintings are on display and part of our Art Rental Program. "I began painting this series in the spring...
For September and October, Tony Urquhart is our Featured Artist. His work will be displayed from September 6th - November 6th, 2017. Tony Urquhart Tony was born in 1934 in Niagara Falls (Ontario). Starting in 1954, he studied at the Albright Art School, at the State University of New York, Buffalo, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 1958. In 1955, he also attended the Yale Norfolk Summer School in New Haven. He became the first artist-in-residence at the University of Western Ontario, London, in 1960 and taught from1967. Urquhart then became full professor of Fine Art...
For July and August, Jennifer Squires is our featured artist. Her work will be on display until September 5th, 2017. Jennifer Squires Jennifer believes that life doesn’t have to be busy in order to be full, rich, and beautiful. She has always had a unique way of seeing the world, often through rose-colored glasses, and always with an open heart. After studying photography in college she spent a few hectic years at an advertising studio where she learnt the ins and outs of good, clean design. Jennifer discovered the dreamy way colour creates mood, and how soothing a clean,...
For January and February, four local artists are featured. Their work will be on display until March 4th, 2017. Jeff Willmore Jeff Willmore was born in Toronto in 1954. He pursued studies in Design prior to completing a Diploma of Fine Art at Fanshawe College in 1980. He has exhibited on a consistent basis since that time in public and commercial galleries throughout Ontario, establishing a strong regional profile. Past exhibitions have often combined painting with storytelling and other performances. The Canadian Council Art Bank, Museum London and the University of Western Ontario include Willmore's paintings among their collections. His...
Paul Brunelle Paul Brunelle was born in 1954 in Campbellford, Ontario. He has been a working as an artist all of his life and has additionally spent many years as a Sculptor. His work is in the collection of the Ella Sharp Museum of Art and History in Jackson, Michigan, USA. He was a featured sculptor at the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, South Carolina, USA in 1996. Articles have been published about his work in the Arabella Art magazine in the Summer 2012 edition, Informart in 1992, and the Wildlife Art magazine in 1996. Throughout the eighties and nineties, Paul...
We interviewed local artist Kim Wilkie, our featured artist for September and October 2016. Check out the video below for information on her new techniques!
We interviewed local artist Bonnie Richardson, our featured artist for July and August 2016. Check out the video below for information on her new techniques!
Kim Wilkie Kim Wilkie was born and raised in London, Ontario. She has a diploma from the Regional School for Nursing Assistants and worked as a Registered Nursing Assistant before raising three children. She received an Honours Fine Arts Studio Degree with Distinction in 2006 from Western University, formerly The University of Western Ontario. It was with great honour that Kim was chosen in her graduating year for the “Embroiderer’s Guild Award.” The President of the Embroiderer’s Guild said they chose her because of the consistent use of sewing and embroidery in her art throughout her degree. She took instruction...
We interviewed local artist Roxanne Jervis. Check out the video below for information on her new techniques!
We interviewed local artist Kevin Bice. Check out the video below for information on her new techniques!
Featured Artist: Steve Tracy (October - December 2019)
Featured Artists: Jeanette Marshall & Cheryl Radford (July 3rd - September 30th, 2019)
Featured Artists: Virginia Caldwell & Jen Hamilton (May 7th - July 1st, 2019)
Featured Artist: Val Sloggett & Ross Bishop (March 5th - May 6th, 2019)
Featured Artist: Tim Cosens & Melissa Mussell (January 3rd - March 4th, 2019)
Featured Artist: Roxanne Jervis (November 1st, 2018 - January 2nd, 2019)