Tina has lived, worked and painted for personal enjoyment in the Quinte area with her family and animals for most of her life. Although graduating from Queen’s with a degree in psychology, she has had some formal schooling in the visual arts at Western University, and Loyalist College, as well as with Donna Cameron Senior.
After retiring in 2007 from 35 years with the Public Service, Tina now paints full time. Using pen and ink, charcoal, graphite, coloured pencil, pastels, water colours, and acrylics, Tina will draw or paint just about anything, land and aquascapes, animals and abstracts, as well as unique, individual soul mandalas for meditations.
Tina has exhibited her work at various juried shows such as Art in the County, Prince Edward County, and at Expressions, the John Parrot Gallery Shows, and the Belleville Art Association juried shows, Belleville. She has also participated in Art in the Community through the Quinte and Brighton Arts Councils an well as various art show and sales such as Brighton Your Christmas, the Downtown Belleville Art Walks and Christmas at Presqu’ile.
Tina’s aquascapes and fish portraits, as well as her actual fish tanks were also featured in the Jan. and Feb. 2008 Life and Gallery sections of the Belleville Intelligencer.
In 2010 paintings may be viewed at various locations and businesses in the Quinte area as well as her own Shadowridge Studio and Gallery on the Rednersville Rd., Prince Edward County, at the BAA (Belleville Art Association) Gallery in downtown Belleville (and their website www.bellevilleart.ca) as well as on this website. Check out her weekly updated blog http://shadowridgecan.blogspot.com for new information and paintings.
In 2008, inspired by her Reiki Master studies, Tina began experimenting in semi-precious stone, 14k gold, and sterling silver jewellery design. Her jewellery has been at several shows in the Quinte area such as the Rednersville Rd. Studio Tours, Brighton Your Christmas and Christmas at Presqu’ile. New jewellery may be viewed at her blog spot as well as this website and the www.bellevilleart.ca. Custom orders are a specialty with all stones and jewelry Reiki enhanced.
In 2010 Tina will, for the 2nd year, be the featured “Artist in the Park” at Presqu’ile and will also be a site on the 3nd annual Rednersville Studio Tour. She will also hold her annual Spring and Christmas show and sale at her Shadowridge Gallery.
Watch her news scroller on this website’s home page for continuing news and updates.
Tina is a member of the Quinte and Brighton Arts Councils, the Belleville Art Association, and the Prince Edward County Arts Association.