Edith Lepage Crete
Edith Lepage Crete, an acrylic painter and qualified teacher that lives in Trenton Ontario.
Edith, a bilingual skillful educator and artist, is originally from Northern Ontario. She completed post-bac courses in education/art in 1996 at the University of St. Boniface in Manitoba. She taught visual art courses at a dual track francophone school in Winnipeg for many years, covering grades K-12. Her artistic pursuits include a collection of paintings on New-France major historical events. She further honed her skills through courses with notable Manitoban artists Denis Gagnon, Andrew Giffin, and American artist Gary Halsey. Edith lived in different provinces of Canada, in Ohio United States and extensively visited France.
Driven by her passion, Edith has also founded the Spectrum Of Valour painting program, where she taught numerous art courses to wounded heroes and veterans, emphasizing the therapeutic power of art in their healing journey. She coordinated a few of their exhibits at various venues, among those, the National Air Force Museum of Canada. The essential of the program was featured in the Canadian Military Family magazine March 2018.