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Painting & Drawing

Louise Walters

Details

  • Contact: Louise Walters
  • Address: 2085 Central Rd, Hornby Island, BC V0R 1Z0
  • Where to find my art: By appointment

Founding member of the Hornby Island Arts Council

Studied: Winnipeg School of Fine Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Graduated 1961
Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA 1962/63
Emma Lake Artists Workshops with Jules Olitsky , Frank Stella, Stanley Boxer,
Larry Zox, Charles Millard

Worked: Education Officer; Community Arts Coordinator, Curator, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and also self-employed agent.

Exhibited: 1961-86 Solo and Group Exhibitions, Mendel Art Gallery, Shoestring Gallery, Saskatoon,

Saskatchewan; touring Rural Provincial Galleries, Provincial Library Galleries etc.

The desire for a more secluded life where my art work would take precedence led me to consider remote Hornby Island in 1986.

My Art career has been a combination of painter, teacher, curator, and entrepreneur. My organizational and teaching skills have frequently displaced personal studio time.