Spring is nature's way of reminding us that every day is worthy of celebration. The cold, long days of winter are fading away, so we are inspired by the warming temperatures, rains, and the emergence of growth; from the first Snow Drops and Crocus, to the full bloom of leaves on the trees.

Contributing artists are arranged alphabetically by surname: Judy Blue Anderson, Lorraine Coakley, Mandy Cosentino, Adele D'Arcy, Fran Elliott, Tanja Groos, Andrea Kita, Lisa MacDonald, Danuta Niton, Krystyna Smolen, Jolanta Stanisz

All pieces are reported as follows: Height x Width. Where given, the depth is the last number. I.e., Height x Width x Depth.

JUDY BLUE ANDERSON
Spring brings colour back into the world. I love that I can go outside and have a selection of lovely flowers to paint anytime I want.
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  • Garden 8

Garden 8

Oil on canvas
24" x 24"
$750


  • Mini Garden 12

Mini Garden 12

Oil on canvas
6" x 6"
$70


  • Spring Irises

Spring Irises

Oil on canvas
24" x 24"
$750

LORRAINE COAKLEY
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  • I Was Here

I Was Here

Acrylic
30" x 20"
NFS

This painting is about my childhood home and the memories made there. The house is located in St. Catharines. I wanted to do this painting for a long time, and finally made time for it. One memory includes climbing the tree out front.

MANDY COSENTINO
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  • Tulips L'Orange

Tulips L'Orange

Watercolor and ink
24" x 18"
$200

I love spring and the colour it brings. It's a happy time.


  • Daff-o-dill

Daff-o-dill

Watercolour and Ink
22" x 15"
$200

If anything says spring, it's the beautiful yellow daffodil.


  • Just Three Petals

Just Three Petals

Watercolour and ink
18" x 12"
$150

I viewed the tulip in its simple elegance and made it my own. I painted this some three years ago when I first took up the art of watercolour. I love colour and never grow tired of it.

ADELE D'ARCY
These three pictures are a simple celebration of spring flowers and their colours.
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  • Joy

Joy

Mixed media
4" x 4"
$45


  • Purple

Purple

Mixed media
6" x 6"
$80


  • Pink

Pink

Mixed media
6" x 4"
$60

FRAN ELLIOTT
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  • Nesting

Nesting

Watercolor on gesso
20" x 16"
NFS

Spring always inspires me to paint green. I took advantage of some negative painting techniques for the background leaves and more detail on the subject.

TANJA GROOS
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  • Molten Garden

Molten Garden

Mixed media
14" x 11"
$400 including frame

Spring brings growth, an explosion of life. It's a wake up call to everyone and everything. Like jewels in a molten garden, we each take our place under the returning sun's caress.

Andrea Kita
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  • Arizona Flight

Arizona Flight

Photography
11" x 12"
$400 including frame

Many hummingbirds spend the winter in Central America and Mexico, migrating north in the spring to breed in the southern USA. As signs of spring moves north, so do the birds, signaling the arrival of new growth.

LISA MACDONALD
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  • Spring in the Hills

Spring in the Hills

Oil Pastel on MI-teintes pastel paper
12" x 15"
$150

Oil pastel is very much like colouring for adults and is very relaxing. It can be layered or mixed, very much like paint, but not usually in many layers. It requires a lot of forethought in the planning stage. The oil pastel is rich in colour, so that it resembles paint. This little piece, I think, sings of spring. The colours are not necessarily accurate to nature, but the overall effect is that the hills are alive with spring colours.


  • Spring Trilliums

Spring Trilliums

Acrylic on canvas
11" x 14"
$150 unframe

Sometimes one comes across little surprises in nature. Here a lovely trillium, the first sign of spring in Ontario, growing solo among the weeds and beside a huge fallen tree trunk. The flower has found a few rays of sunshine to grow by in the shade of tall weeds and trees—a testimony to the strength and will to survive even in challenging circumstances.

DANUTA NITON
I'm so excited about spring and everything it brings ... longer days, morning walks, hues of pink and pastels, spring cleaning, gardening and painting.
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  • Spring is Coming

Spring is Coming

Acrylic
24" x 24"
$300


  • Spring Flowers

Spring Flowers

Acrylic
20" x 16"
$160

KRYSTYNA SMOLEN
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  • Red Tulips

Red Tulips

Oil on canvas
16" x 20"
NFS

Spring is about new life, new hope and new energy. I love paint red tulips, because I am finding in them pure happiness and joy.


  • Pink Peonies

Pink Peonies

Oil on canvas
16" x 20"
$400 including frame

Spring flowers are beautiful, but very fragile. They are staying only short moment with us; after releasing energy in full bloom they are going away... I am striving to catch their beauty.


  • Peonies in Blue Vase

Peonies in Blue Vase

Oil on canvas
20" x 16"
$400 including frame

Peonies are like spring — full of light, full of color and full of beautiful scent. I am enjoying every moment with them.

JOLANTA STANISZ
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  • Alaska in Spring

Alaska in Spring

Acrylic
24" x 24" x 1¾"
$260


  • Coming Home

Coming Home

Acrylic
24" x 24" x 1¾"
$260


  • March in Smokey Mountains

March in Smokey Mountains

Acrylic
24" x 24" x 1¾"
$260



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