Oil

Artist Medium

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Anna P. Baker

Anna P. Baker was born at Victoria Hospital in June 1928 and was adopted by Alfred and Roberta Baker. Throughout high school, Baker was skilled in athletics, academics, music, and especially art, for which she won the Gold Medal ...

Josy Britton

Josy Britton knew she was an artist in Kindergarten, when she was looking at her assignment of a Fall tree hanging amongst the efforts of her classmates and decided hers was unique. Every Christmas and birthday thereafter answered the wish for art supplies ...
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Florence Carlyle

Born in Galt, Ontario (presently Cambridge), Florence Carlyle moved with her family to Woodstock in 1871. All her siblings had artistic talent, and Carlyle herself was gifted in visual arts and music from a young age ...
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Lynn Donoghue

Lynn Donoghue was born in Red Lake, Ontario, in 1953. Due to her father’s career as a mining engineer, her family moved many times during her childhood. Donoghue completed high school at H. B. Beal Secondary School in London, Ontario ...
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Anne Marsh Evans

Anne Marsh Evans was born in Nottingham, England in 1923. Shortly before World War II, she attended the Nottingham College of Art and received the London Board of Drawing Diploma. During the war, she was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF). In 1946, Evans relocated to London, Ontario ...
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Caroline Farncomb

Caroline Farncomb was born in Newcastle, Ontario in 1859, and moved to London, Ontario with her family in 1867. Her art practice included work in still life, portraits, and landscapes. Farncomb’s art education began in London and included lessons with local artists Florence Carlyle and Cleménce Van Den Broeck, as well as studies at Hellmuth Ladies College, and the Western School of Art and Design ...
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Kathleen Hart

Kathleen Ellis, better known by her birth name, Hart, was born in Byron, Ontario in 1916. A dedicated and respected artist, Kathleen (or Kay) Hart was born without forearms and with legs that ended above her knees. Hart was not fond of using prosthetic arms and instead painted standing close to the canvas, holding the brush between her arms ...

Mary Healey

Mary Healey was born in 1885 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. She attended the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London, England, developing skills in painting life-like watercolour portraits. In 1919, Healey and her brother Gilbert moved to London, Ontario ...