Shirley’s passion for art and life is evident in her dramatic and colourful paintings. Her mission is to retain the mystery leaving something to the viewers’ imagination.
Education: Ontario College of Art and Design, Belles Artes Institute, San Miguel Allende, Mexico. Shirley is highly acclaimed as art instructor, juror and critic.
Galleries: Art Gala, Toronto; Gallery on Gore, Studio 87, Perth; OMMA online Gallery, Ottawa
Awards: Juror’s Award, Toronto Watercolour Society. Best of Show, two First Prizes and Peoples' Choice Award 1995, and awards at the Rideau Valley Art Festival (RVAF)1982-1995, First prize, Cabbagetown Cultural Toronto 1982.
Exhibitions: OPES Gallery, Ottawa; Tay River Gallery, NAC; Pelham Art Festival; RVAF; Skylight Gallery, Winchester Café, Toronto; Cobourg Waterfront Festival; Lorne Park Gallery; Port Credit Gallery, Cabbagetown Cultural Festival; John B. Aird Gallery (TO).