Author Archives: Sharon Wadsworth Smith

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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Vimeo video Art talk at the college

This video was taken by a friend at the recent art talks at Sanford Fleming College a couple of weeks ago. On Friday the course officially ended but my new journey has just begun. I want to thank the Dufferin Arts Council for allowing me to pursue this intensive course, and my husband for hanging […]

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The Great Escape

I believe that in art, change is inevitable if you want to continue to grow in your field. I have been away doing just that and it is not easy and does not come without effort.  Sometimes the effort comes at a cost, and that cost is to drop all other things in pursuit of your […]

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Learning lot’s of great stuff

It has been quite the journey so far and I cannot believe it has only been a few weeks since I arrived here at Haliburton. The teachers are all wonderful and seem to have great humour and charm. Is that a creative thing I wonder? My studio mates have already become close friends and we […]

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Off to Haliburton!

  Tomorrow is the big day, my bags are packed and my easel is in the FJ Cruiser. The weather is warming up which means I will be able to use my bike to get to and from the school next week. I can hardly wait to start my course at Sir Sandford Fleming College […]

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Thanks a Latte

Need a warm beverage today for sure. For a step by step demo of this, select workshops then the new demo section.

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Reed Cooper Bursary Recipient

       I am very pleased to announce that I am a recipient of the “Reed Cooper Visual Arts Bursary”. This will be a wonderful year full of new challenges and painting adventures and thanks to this award,  I will be able to continue my painting journey with classes at The Haliburton School of Art in their program of Studio […]

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Sideroads Cover

  Thank you so much “Sideroads” Magazine. It was a wonderful surprize to see my painting on the cover. When you asked for a copy of it for this issue, I had thought it would be a little picture of the painting inside,  and was thrilled to see it on the front cover. You guys […]

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Back to the Drawing Board – Painting Indoors

One of my favorite pieces, “Just Go” was sold at the lovely Alton Mill during the show “Kaleidoscope”.  If any one knows who purchased it or if it was you, one of my website viewers, could you please contact me as no selling info was recorded. wadsworthsmithart@yahoo.ca It has been a busy Autumn, one of […]

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Going Places a new painting

It’s funny how fast summer goes. We promise ourselves to be fitter, get more projects done and be more contented with the weather as we know it is fleeting. Yet, it still passes at record speed;  the kids are back in school and as artists we are all getting ready for an assortment of Fall […]

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