My work is held in private and public collections including the Canadiana Fund State Art Collection; New Brunswick Art Bank; Department of Foreign Affairs, Government of Canada; the Atlantic Lottery Corporation, the City of Moncton.

An elected and an award-winning member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour & the Society of Canadian Artists, I'm based in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. 

I teach workshops and classes, and exhibit my paintings at Gallery 78 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada and Flagship Gallery in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

In the Studio working on part of the "Adornments" Series.
                                                          Photo: M.P. Eaton

BIOGRAPHY

Exhibitions (selected)

2017    International Watercolor Society, Canada "150 Ways to Celebrate" online juried show

2017   "Open Water Show", Group Show, CSPWC, Toronto, ON (juried).  Sloan Award and cash prize.

2017    "Behind the Mask" Group Show, Flagship Gallery, Hamilton, ON

2017   “The Arts and The Bible” Group Show, McMaster University Divinity College, Hamilton, ON

2017   “Figures” Group Show, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB

2017   "Water and Pigment: Mysterious Interactions" Group Show, Peel Art Gallery (PAMA),
             Brampton, Ont.  Curated from the CSPWC National Diploma Collection; an investigation 
             of the complexities painting with watercolour, in celebration of over 90 years of the CSPWC.

2016   "A Nutcracker Celebration" Group Show, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB

2015  "Society of Canadian Artists 47th Open National Exhibition" (juried) Gainsborough Gallery,
            Calgary, AB. Antoinette Stevens medallion and prize ‘Best in Show’

2014  "My Favourite Things" Group Show, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB

2012   "Society of Canadian Artists Elected Members Show", (national, juried), Halifax Club, Halifax, NS.
             Award of Merit and prize

2012   "All Things Holy" Solo Show, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB

2010   "Measha; a personal symphony" Solo Show, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB

2007   "Finding Peace" Solo Show, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB

2007   "Watercolour on the Edge", Group Show, CSPWC Atlantic Members, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS

2005   "Endless Possibilities", Group Show, CSPWC Roberts Gallery, Toronto, ON (juried)

2004   "Open Water Show", Group Show, CSPWC, Toronto, ON (juried)

2004    NB Art Bank "Acquisitions" travelling Group Show, NB (juried)

2003   "Portals" Solo Show, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB

2003   "Open Water Show", Group Show, CSPWC, Halifax, NS (national, juror painting)

Awards, Publications (selected)

2016   Pratique des arts Magazine (France), October issue

2015   Best in Show prize and medallion, Society of Canadian Artists 47th Open National Exhibition, (juried)
             Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary, AB. Antoinette Stevens medallion and prize

2014   Cover, The Fiddlehead Magazine, Issue #259

2012   Cover, The Fiddlehead Magazine, Issue #250

2012   Award of Merit and prize, Society of Canadian Artists Elected Members Show, (national, juried),
             Halifax Club, Halifax, NS.

2012   Art of Watercolour Magazine, Issue #9

2012   L'art de l'aquarelle (France) Issue #9, The Art of Watercolour (France), Issue #15

2012   Pratique des Arts Magazine (France), December issue

2011   Selected for Feature image, l'Art de l'aquarelle/The Art of Watercolour (France), Dec issue

2008   Finalist, Portrait & Figurative Division, The Artist's Magazine yearly competition, December issue

2006   Top 10 Finalist, American Artist "Watercolor" magazine yearly competition

2005   3-page article "Face to Face", Watercolor Magic magazine (October)

2004   Jarvis Award for Excellence in Transparent Watercolour, CSPWC annual national exhibition

2004   Finalist, Annual Juried Competition, Portrait Division, The Artist's Magazine

2001   Charles Comfort Award for Excellence in Figurative Painting, CSPWC annual national exhibition

Associations

Society of Canadian Artists (SCA), elected member

Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPWC)