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Shirley Van Dusen

Tuesday September 5th, 2017 to
Sunday October 1st, 2017


Thu Sep 7th, 2017 — 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ottawa artist Shirley Van Dusen is internationally recognized for both her sensitively rendered portraits and her evocative paintings of iconic scenes of Ottawa and Prince Edward Island. Her paintings of Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, Prime Ministers and everyday folk are held in notable private and public collections around the world including Prime Ministers Pierre Elliot Trudeau (1919-2000) and Brian Mulroney, the National Press Clubs in Ottawa and Washington, DC and the Bank of Canada.

At 91, Van Dusen continues to paint prolifically.  She is a life member and Fellow of the Ottawa Watercolour Society, an art teacher and published writer.