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Private: Lois Shaw

About the artist:

Lois Shaw was born into an artistic family and has had a passion for painting since she was a young child. She was introduced to art at an early age, being taught and inspired by her Grandmother who was an artist residing on Toronto lsland. Lois studied Technical Drawing in College and worked as a Technical Draftsman for twenty-two years before Ieaving the field to pursue her interest in Fine Arts on a full-time basis. 

Lois works primarily in oil, focusing on still life subjects. The precision demanded as a Technical Draftsman has influenced her artistic practice. Through the interplay of light, shadow, and colour, she creates a sense of drama in her still life paintings while representing beauty in everyday items. Lois lives on a farm in a Century home with her husband in the Kawarthas. It provides a picturesque setting for her to continue with her painting.

Exhibitions

Why I Left, 2022, oil on canvas KAST 2022 Selections Exhibition

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Jul 9, 2022 to Oct 2, 2022

It’s All About ART Online Auction Preview

Bronson Smith - All about Art Online Auction 2021

Installation view of KAST Selections exhibition. From Left: Paul Nabuurs, Bronson Smith, David Hickey

String Theory, 2015, monotype on paper, 22" x 28"

Selections: 36th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour Exhibition

Left: Leanne Baird, Forest Light, 2020, acrylic on canvas; Right: Victoria Wallace, Silhouette Series: #10, 12, 20, 21, 2019, encaustic, ink and oil pastel

Park & Lansdowne St., Peterborough, oil on canvas, 2019

Looking Up, 2017

Regular Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is by Donation.

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