About The Artist

Carole is an accomplished artist whose work is widely recognized and highly respected.  She is the recipient of several awards and is recognized for her dedication to promoting visual arts in Muskoka. Carole’s work can be found in public galleries in Muskoka and in private collections in Canada, USA, Europe and Africa. 


Carole, with a Bachelor of Nursing and a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, has had a highly successful business and professional career.  In retirement, Carole serves her community by contributing to several organizations in leadership roles.  She is a long-standing member of the Muskoka Arts and Crafts, the Huntsville Art Society and the East Central Ontario Art Association (ECOAA) and has served as co-ordinator of various art exhibitions including Algonquin’s  ‘Mystery of the Park’, 2010-2014.   


Carole is an impressionistic painter who cares less about detail, more about colour and abstraction.  She believes in continuous learning and is constantly exploring ways to “attack the canvas” resulting in fresh new approaches to art.  She attributes her success and artistic growth to renowned Canadian artists, Jack Reid, Brian Atyeo and Michael O’Toole. As a leader of her own workshops, and a new affiliation with Leading Edge Art Workshops, she continues to grow as an artist.  Painting to Carole is an ongoing journey, a source of great fulfillment, wonderful friendships and satisfaction in helping others achieve their artistic goals. 


Carole’s works are featured in following galleries:  Red Canoe Gallery (Port Carling, Ontario) redcanoegallery.com,  Auburn Gallery of Fine Art (Gravenhurst, Ontario) auburngalleryoffineart.ca ,and the Oxtongue Gallery of Dwight oxtonguecraftcabin.com

Awards include: 

3rdPlace ECOAA – Algonquin Show 2003

D. Gatcke Member’s Choice -Muskoka Arts/Crafts 2004

Member’s Choice-Huntsville Art Crowd Valentine Show -2005

3rdPlace ECOAA Algonquin Show –2005

1stPlace ECOAA Algonquin Show –2007 

Jeanne Webb Wasylkiw Award, “Best 2D Work in Show” –Muskoka Arts and Crafts-2009 

Award of Excellence in Acrylic-Muskoka Arts and Crafts -2010

3rdPlace ECOAA Algonquin Show-Acrylic- 2011

Award of Excellence in Acrylic –Muskoka Arts and Crafts 2014

Award of Best Use of Colour, -Muskoka Arts and Crafts, 2016

3rdPlace ECOAA-Algonquin Show 2016