Author Archives: Sharon Wadsworth Smith

Welcome Xanadu Gallery

Hello Xanadu Gallery on-line I have recently added work to an exciting new online gallery. Well, it’s new to me as I had in the past been hesitant to post work online. As an artist I just found the amount of online galleries daunting and frankly was not sure of the submission guidelines and whether I […]

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Haliburton for a day

  I always love the drive north to cottage country and going to Haliburton became a huge part of my life a couple of years ago when I attended the Studio Process Advancement course at the School of Art and Design. I would travel to and from the school and return home sometimes each weekend […]

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New 2017 classes at Maggiolly Art

  CREATING TEXTURES WITH ACRYLICS Date: Two Day Workshop – Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31, 2017. Time: 10:30am – 4:00pm Wondering what to do with modeling paste and impasto techniques? Ever ask yourself “How do they do that?” This is a great class for students of all levels who are interested in creating […]

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Thank you Ontario Arts Council for Funding

    I would like to acknowledge funding support from the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario. This has been instrumental in the presentation of my recent show “Going Places” which opened on Sept 30th, 2016. Because of this funding I have been able to promote my show through print advertising which has been wonderful for creating public awareness […]

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Going Places Art Show Opening

The show is set up and with the reception tomorrow, I have just found out that one of the paintings is already sold. Not sure which one but I will find out later today when go in to drop off some of the refreshments. The painting here reflects a bit of what I am feeling right […]

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“Could Be ” a video of Sharon Wadsworth-Smith painting in acrylic

This was so much fun to do! Click on the link and feel free to share this! https://youtu.be/hXi8oRQ49PU You can see this painting at the Ethel Curry Gallery in Haliburton.

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Painting the Fall Colours

PAINTING THE FALL COLOURS  Date: Two Day Workshop Thursday October 20 – Friday October 21, 2016. Time: 10:30am – 4:00pm What a wonderful season for Colour. As artists we live for that time of year when nature surprises and sometimes shocks into awakening our senses. Students will each work on a large painting on canvas, […]

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A Light in the Forest

A Light in the Forest Date: April 21st, 2016 Time: 7:00pm Farmhouse Pottery Spring Lecture series Sharon has been painting scenes on location as she travels by bike through Island lake Trail. Movement plays an integral role in Sharon’s creative process and using large brushes and palette knives enables her to work in an intuitive manner, giving […]

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A new workshop at Maggiolly Art – INSPIRATIONAL WATERMEDIA TECHNIQUES

INSPIRATIONAL WATERMEDIA TECHNIQUES Date: Three Full Days: March 8 – 10, 2016 Time: 10:30am – 4:00pm Artist/Instructor: Sharon Wadsworth-Smith It’s time to play! Have you ever seen a painting that pushed the limits? Ever wish you had tried that? Now is your chance to stretch your limbs and experiment. Sharon has just returned from an […]

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Painting Island Lake Trail

One of the nice things about painting the Island Lake Trail is the variety of scenery you can find in the park. I have been trying to keep this series of paintings I have in a vertical format, but as I get further in to the park I see that I may soon be switching to […]

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