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Meet Our Artists

Andres Mendez

Andres Mendez is originally from Colombia where he had a tattoo shop and made macramé jewelry. He moved here eight years ago, with his young family, to be closer to his wife’s family.

Doreen Pyrch

I reside on a farm with my husband of 50 years, spending time with our 2 children, their spouses and 4 grandchildren. I started painting later in life after the kids were grown and I retired.

Katherine Hicks

A native Albertan and home-grown artist, Katherine’s love for the arts began with “Pierre Trudeau with Rose” while still a budding teen.

Liz Ekstrom

Liz was born and raised on a farm near Warburg, Alberta. She attended Warburg High School which is where her art projects were first on display throughout her tenure.

Annette Russell

Annette Russell is a local artist living in Leduc. She has been drawing from a young age and started oil painting in 2009.

Haley Anderson

Haley Anderson is a young adult artist with developmental disabilities. She resides at Wizard Lake in the county of Leduc. She attended an UP (Unique Perspective) class at the Leduc Art club a few years ago and discovered she really enjoyed it and has learned to appreciate the gifts along the way.

Kristine Anderson

“Why do I paint, it is for the pure, painful, pleasure of it. Painting brings a challenge of seeing, really seeing and observation. I paint because I love it and just cannot stop.”

Mariam Qureshi

Mariam Qureshi is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist based in Canada whose works have been featured in solo exhibitions nationally and in France, Austria, and Switzerland.

Bruce Whaley

Bruce Whaley was already drawing the farm animals, trucks and tractors, from his rural Ontario environment, at 6 years of age.

Holle Hahn

A long time resident of Alberta Holle has been interested in the Arts from a very early age.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she likes to focus on Colour, composition and humour in her paintings.

Linda Finstad

Eccentric and quirky are words often used to describe Linda Finstad and her unique style of art. She not only portrays the outside of her subjects but also gives each one a personality.

Nikki Albert

Nikki Albert is from Leduc, Alberta and lives with her common-law spouse. Her hobbies are indie fantasy fiction writing, blogging, freelance writing and art.

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