Powell River's Own Local Artist Shop

Wendy Brown

Wendy Brown is an artist and writer currently living inPowell River,BC.  She studied Fine Art at Ontario College of Art (now OCAD) inToronto.  As well as working as a painter, she has been an art director in publishing and advertising, an illustrator, editorial cartoonist and teacher. 

In 1991 she moved fromTorontoto BC where she works as a full-time painter in herPowellRiverstudio.  Brown has had numerous solo and group shows inOntarioand BC, and has won a number of provincial, federal and international awards for both fine art and editorial cartooning.

Although primarily known for figure work, Brown’s most recent paintings have been large, intimate landscapes – approaching the natural subject almost as portraiture.  Original works are in acrylic on canvas or oil pastel on card.

Brown’s drawings and paintings hang in private collections in BC,Ontario,New York,CaliforniaandEngland.





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