16 07, 2015

Look At Those Cows!

By |2016-02-01T18:44:23+00:00July 16th, 2015|Featured, News & Events|Comments Off on Look At Those Cows!

I am so happy to announce the publication of my first book!  Look At Those Cows! I always wanted to create a children's book and now I can cross this off my bucket list! My daughter Rachel Cuthill wrote the whimsical verses that accompany my bright original paintings of Cattle. This [...]

18 06, 2015

Square Foot Show 2015!

By |2016-05-06T13:09:06+00:00June 18th, 2015|Featured, News & Events|Comments Off on Square Foot Show 2015!

This is the third annual Square Foot Show at my studio! All 12 by 12 inch paintings are on sale for $225.00.  My regular price for my work is $395.00 so this is a good sale!    Some of the artists involved pricing is even higher than mine so it is [...]

16 03, 2015

One couple’s unique approach to buy art!

By |2016-02-01T20:36:08+00:00March 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on One couple’s unique approach to buy art!

I met Esther and Dennis at The Artist Project 2015.  They were shopping for pieces to place in their beautiful newly built home in London, ON.  They were choosing between my piece and a couple of others that they had seen at the show.  I believe they understood that the artists [...]

13 08, 2014

Square Foot Show

By |2016-02-01T20:34:53+00:00August 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Square Foot Show

2013 was the first square foot show I held in my studio.  I almost sold out in an hour and a half!  It was very exciting! This year on December 11 and 12, 2014, I will be hosting my second show!  I have invited some amazing artists to participate My square [...]

24 10, 2013

Recent awards!

By |2016-02-01T18:47:42+00:00October 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recent awards!

It has been a great summer and fall!  This week I learned that I won the honour of having my image of Celeste be the Royal Winter Fair poster! Then later that week I won the Readers Choice for Best Local Artist in Hamilton, Ontario. I am thrilled and humbled for [...]

12 04, 2013

Grand Opening of Julia Veenstra Studios

By |2016-05-05T16:58:06+00:00April 12th, 2013|Featured, News & Events, Renovations|Comments Off on Grand Opening of Julia Veenstra Studios

Save the date! On June 13, 2013 I will be holding the Grand Opening of my new studio space at 167 James Street North, Hamilton Ontario! My husband and I bought a building and renovated the street level space to be a new gallery and working studio. Please come and celebrate [...]

25 02, 2013

The Red Door

By |2016-02-01T18:48:22+00:00February 25th, 2013|Featured, News & Events, The Work|Comments Off on The Red Door

Whew!  The Artist Project 2013 at the Better Living Center in Toronto is over!  Thank you so much to those who visited me and purchased work. I had a very interesting experience with a particular client.  Jennifer and her husband Bill bought a piece called "The Red Door".  It was the [...]

3 12, 2012

Wild Hope Artisan Project Featured in Canadian Living!

By |2016-02-01T18:48:34+00:00December 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wild Hope Artisan Project Featured in Canadian Living!

Wild Hope Artisan Project had the privilege of being featured in Canadian Living Magazine.  I am very grateful for this amazing opportunity for national exposure! Purchases of Wild Hope products provide so much for the ladies I work with out to Tanzania.  Funds provide clean water, school fees, medicine, goats and [...]

21 07, 2012

Summer 2012!

By |2016-02-01T18:48:45+00:00July 21st, 2012|Featured, News & Events|Comments Off on Summer 2012!

The summer has been great!  In June my eldest daughter married a wonderful man and at the end of June my son married a wonderful woman!  It was a busy June! I participated in the monthly Art Crawls, they happen every month on the second Friday.  My Studio is located at [...]

4 05, 2012


By |2017-01-03T16:24:14+00:00May 4th, 2012|Featured, Painting, The Work, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stages

Some times I am asked what my technique entails.  I thought I would walk you through the stages of a painting! Stage one is the preparation of a canvas.  I usually paint the canvas red, although you could use any colour. I then draw on with chalk my image and then [...]