Virginia May

The disappearing landscape has become a recurring theme, painted in oil or acrylic on canvas which is a return to the roots of her painting.

June 17, 2013 | | Artist in Residence | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Summer 2013

Virginia May spent many years living and painting in Toronto where she focussed on watercolour, developing a detailed, realistic style that stressed strong composition and contrast. After moving to Caledon in 2002, her theme shifted to the disappearing landscape, which she interprets in oil or acrylic in a more impressionistic style. The move also led to her involvement with Artists Against the Mega Quarry and a contribution to an art book about historic Melville White Church. She is currently working on a book of historical stories about Toronto, featuring her paintings and photography of heritage buildings.

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1 Comment

  1. Many of this artist’s beautiful paintings grace the walls of our B & B in Niagara-on-the-Lake. She gets rave reviews from visitors from all over the world who enjoy both her watercolours and acrylic landscapes. Beautiful work!

    Maddie Whitfield from Niagara-on-the-Lake on Aug 7, 2013 at 9:33 am | Reply

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