Artist Lois Goodnough

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Welcome to my website!  I hope that you find my artwork inspirational and I thank you very much for taking the time to stop by and view my work.  Let me tell you a bit about me and my work .................
I am originally from Saskatchewan.  As a young girl I was always involved in the creation of art and spent countless hours drawing, painting, making crafts and learning to sew and design my own clothing.  This passion for creativity has stayed with me in one way or another all of my life.
For the most part a self-taught artist with no formal art education, I have always been inspired by colour and texture, the abstract and whimsy.  I believe these inspirations are very apparent in my art, particularly my love of textiles and pattern.  For many years, while working and raising a family, art took a backseat.  However, upon retiring to the Okanagan in 2003, i once again found the time and inclination to pursue my passion more fully.  I participated in local art workshops as well as taking drawing and painting classes at my local Arts Centre.
After relocating to Vancouver Island in 2013, I was very fortunate to find a wonderfully supportive community of artists who further encouraged and inspired my artistic development.  I primarily paint in acrylic; however, as I explore more abstract and figurative work I am experimenting with adding elements of handmade collage papers and using other mediums to create textural backgrounds.
I am an Active Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, Arrowsmith Chapter and the Oceanside11 Art Group with whom I paint  during the year.  I continue to attend local workshops, demonstrations,  as well as exploring several on-line classes to continue expanding my knowledge and skill level.
As an Active Member, I have been juried into three Federation [...]

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