Karole Marois


Karole Marois

Karole Marois, originally from Ottawa Canada, is a figurative painter living on the shore of Lake Ontario in Prince Edward County

Karole is a Fine Arts graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, she also holds a diploma from the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence Italy.  Her early exposure to the original artworks of the Renaissance masters significantly influenced the direction of her art.

Karole’s specialty in painting the human figure, having a career as a portraitist, a portrait teacher and a courtroom artist while pursuing a career as a professional artist.  For many years, she divided her time between painting large heritage murals for the National Museums and Parks Canada, and exhibiting her own personal artwork in galleries and museums nationally.  Her paintings can be found in private and public collections in Canada, the US and Europe.

Karole has received a number of grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts, and continues to display her work in public exhibitions that sometimes combine poetry and painting.  She is a long-time member of the Canadian Artists Representation/Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) and a proud member of the the Prince Edward County Arts Council.

Featured Works
New Perspectives
The Secret of Lake on the Mountain
Head Above Water
Drifting Along
The Passage
Eyes Can Talk
For the Love of Water
Blue Mind
Underwater Muse
County Girls
County Cider in Waupoos