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Eveline Marie Alexander

With no formal training, Eveline Marie Alexander was possibly taught drawing and painting by her father Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Cornwallis Mitchell of the Royal Artillery, the Royal Military College’s military drawing master ...

Donna Andreychuk

Born on a farm in rural Ontario, Donna Andreychuk always had a passion for art but only started painting seriously in 1999 while living in Owen Sound and inspired by the Georgian Bay landscape. Her large-scale abstract expressionist works, based on her outdoor paintings and photographs, memory and imagination, reflect her love for the Canadian landscape and its impact on her ...

Margot Ariss

Margot Ariss was born in 1929 in Belleville, Ontario. She moved to London in 1940 and attended H. B. Beal Secondary School where she met her husband, artist & teacher Herb Ariss. Margot began working as a sculptor in the late 1950’s, stamping words into soft clay with a child’s set of wooden letters ...
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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 ...

Ko Bhamra

Ko Bhamra is a contemporary Canadian artist born in 1972 in Punjab, India. Her main practice consists of oil painting that best fits into the genres of abstract and contemporary art. Bhamra began her formal study of painting at the Windsor Centre for Creative Arts in 1989, the first year of its establishment (it has since been renamed the The Walkerville Centre for the Creative A​rts) ...

Eva Bradshaw

Eva Bradshaw was born in London and was raised as the adopted daughter of John and Marion Bradshaw. She was initially trained as a nurse, but eventually gave up this career to pursue solely her art, devoting all of her time to painting and teaching ...

Charlotte Brainerd

Charlotte Brainerd began studying at the Walker Art Center School in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1942, attending the school through 1943 before taking a break to later return from 1946 to 1948. In the early 1950s she came to Canada, subsequently studying at the Vancouver School of Art (now Emily Carr University of Art and Design), and then moved to London, Ontario, where she taught at H.B. Beal Secondary School from 1958 to 1959 ...

Shirley Brickenden

Shirley Brickenden (née Browne) was born in Montreal in 1924. She studied at The Royal Drawing Society of London, England at the age of sixteen, and there received honours in drawing and painting ...