Biography

Originally from Montreal, Marsha now resides in Oakville, Ontario. She holds a B.Sc, in Mathematics, an MBA and has held the Project Management Professional Certification.  In her prior life, she provided consulting and project management services to the financial and technology industries. After retiring from the corporate and consulting world, she began pursuing her interest in art and more specifically in painting. She completed the Fine Arts programme at Sheridan College and during that time, selected oil as her medium of choice. Marsha paints still life from her home studio. Her paintings are held in private collections in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:

  • Finalist – Canadian Brushstroke Magazine Still Life/Floral Competition, Jan/Feb 2012 issue
  • Ron Middleton Award – Oakville Art Society’s 2011 Juried Art Exhibition
  • Jurors Choice: Honourable Mention (2 paintings) – Eccentricity 2011, Scarborough Arts Council’s 26th Annual Juried Exhibition

EXHIBITIONS AND COMPETITIONS:

2019

  • 22nd Annual Kingsway Lambton United Church Art Show and Sale
  • Dundas Valley School Of Art Annual Live and Silent Auction
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton Annual Art Sale
  • Rosedale Art Fair
  • Oakville Art Society Art Auction
  • 58th Annual Toronto Outdoor Art Fair
  • 54th Annual Oakville Art In The Park Show and Sale
  • 31st Annual Cabbagetown Art and Crafts Sale
  • Visible Horizons – Celebrating 20 Years of Lakeshore Art Trail
  • Lakeshore Art Trail

Prior Years

  • Toronto Outdoor Art Fair
  • Cabbagetown Art and Crafts Show
  • Riverdale Art Walk
  • Rosedale Art Fair
  • Oakville Art In The Park
  • Kingsway Lambton United Church Art Show and Sale
  • McMichael Autumn Art Sale
  • Lawrence Park Annual Art Sale
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton Spring Art Sale
  • Expressions In Art
  • Pelham Art Festival
  • Guelph Art On The Street
  • Queen West Art Crawl
  • Oakville Art Society Studio Tour
  • Polo For Heart
  • Society of Canadian Artists Open Juried Exhibition
  • Ontario Society of Artists Emerging Artists Juried Exhibition
  • Colour and Form Society Annual Open Juried Art Show
  • Oakville Art Society Annual Juried Exhibition
  • Lakeshore Arts Annual Juried Show
  • Beaux-Arts Brampton Annual Open Juried Show
  • Richeson ’75 Still Life and Floral Competition
  • Visual Arts Mississauga Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts
  • Scarborough Arts Council’s Annual Juried Exhibition
  • Neilson Park Creative Centre’s Annual Juried Art Exhibition
  • Artworks Oakville Annual Juried Show
  • Junction Arts Festival Juried Competition
  • Canadian Brushstroke Magazine Still Life/Floral Competition
  • Princess Margaret Welcome Home Grand Prize Oakville Home
  • CNIB Visions Gala Auction
  • Dundas Valley School Of Art Annual Live and Silent Auction
  • Art Gallery of Burlington Auction
  • Art Gallery of Mississauga Auction
  • Oakville Art Society Auction
  • Solo Show at Julia’s Ristorante, Oakville
  • Two person show at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Two-Person show at CJ’s Cafe in Bronte, Oakville
  • Dimensions Custom Framing and Gallery