Community Art Show Winners!

Winning the category Best Nature Representation is “Copper Shore,” by Kathy Johnston!

Community Art Show Copper Shore
Copper Shore, Kathy Johnston

“Kathy experiments with different painting platforms from canvas, wood and building materials. ‘I initially started painting landscapes, as is pretty usual for new painters, and then quickly graduated to animals and finally to figurative painting.’

Kathy is also the owner of Winnipeg Art & Wine and teaches art and painting classes at local venues to beginners in a fun and relaxing environment. She says it has brought ‘a lot of fun’ to her ‘lengthy’ art career.”

Learn more about Kathy’s story HERE
Email: kathy@winnipegartandwine.com
Instagram: wpgartandwine
Facebook: WPGArtWine
Website: www.winnipegartandwine.com

Winning the category Best Use of Colour is “Plant Peace,” by Christie Dawn!

Community Art Show Plant Peace
Plant Peace, Christie Dawn

“Inspire and uplift! Spark wonder and spread joy!

This is what Winnipeg artist Christie Dawn strives to do through her colourful creations. She loves to paint in a rainbow of colours and experiment with all sorts of different techniques, and has been making art as far back as she can remember.”

Learn more about Christie’s story HERE
Email: rainbowearthcreations@gmail.com
Instagram:rainbowearthcreations
Facebook:Rainbow Earth~ Creations by Christie Dawn
Website: redbubble.com/people/christiedawn/shop

Winning the category Overall Excellence is “Young Parliament” by Heather Robbins

Young Parliament, Heather Robbins

“I am a self-taught artist and have sketched and painted for as long as I can remember. I enjoy painting nature scenes, be it landscapes, animals, and plant life.”

Learn more about Heather’s story HERE
Email: robbins_hm@yahoo.ca

Winning an Honourable Mention is “Northern Ontario around Rainy River,” by Ida Mackenzie

Northern Ontario around Rainy River, Ida MacKenzie

“I have expanded my painting to working in watercolour, pastels, acrylics, scratch art and sometimes combining several of these materials to create the beauty of the world as I see it. I love nature and the beauty it unfolds. I get my inspirations from my summers at the lake, a remote cabin in Northern Ontario.”

Learn more about Ida’s story HERE
Email: clydo41@hotmail.com
Instagram: idamackenzie 
Facebook: idamackenziemultimediaartist

Winning an Honourable Mention is “Sunset Fishing,” by Rachel Cholet

Sunset Fishing, Rachel Cholet

“Rachel teaches a diversity of mediums and techniques but mainly uses oils for her own masterpieces and commissions. Rachel enjoys realism and paints a wide range of subjects: landscapes, florals, wildlife, portraits. still life etc.”

“When she isn’t in a show or an exhibit, she’s painting.”

Learn more about Rachel’s story HERE
Phone: 204-371-2797 
Email: rachelmlcholet@gmail.com

Below is the complete Community Art Show exhibition photographed for virtual viewing purposes. Browse the gallery to decide on your favourite works and then cast your votes in the voting form at the bottom of the page! Voting categories are: Overall Excellence, Best Use of Colour, and Best Nature Representation!

Along with the Community Art Show, visit out Holiday Art Contest Page to see the youth art contest submissions also on display for the duration of the art show. Click here!

2020 Community Art Show

Visit out You Tube Channel to watch the 2020 virtual opening:

Virtual Art Show Pt I

Virtual Art Show Pt 2

2018 Community Art Show