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Shirley Heard

Artful Draw donated by Shirley Heard
Garden of White
Gallery Canvas 18" x 24"
Value $400

Shirley Heard

Shirley has lived in the Whitby / Oshawa area all her life. At a very young age she used to watch her father paint but never really became serious about painting until her children were older and she had more time

She first joined the Oshawa Art Association and started taking workshops in watercolour. She has since moved on to take many workshops in mixed media where she learned to enjoy experimental painting techniques. Shirley finds it relaxing to just let the painting evolve as she goes along. To her painting is therapy and she has made many wonderful friends through her art.

Shirley belongs to several art groups and has taken part in numerous group exhibitions and has been accepted into many juried shows where she has won numerous awards.

Her paintings are in private and corporate collections in Canada, USA. And Europe.

Lucky 2017 Winner: Shirley Cook

Shirley Heard, Shirley Cook and Anja Knuuttlia
Shirley Heard, Shirley Cook and Anja Knuuttlia

Thanks to our sponsor OPG for hosting this event.


We are holding our 2017 annual special evening on Wednesday, April 5th at the same great venue. Ontario Power Generation has once again graciously offered their Information Centre at 1675 Montgomery Park Road, Pickering and you can expect the same excellent artwork, entertainment, information, fun and refreshments that we have become (dare I say it) famous for ~ and this year ~ I think it will be even better!

The evening is really all about our multi~talented members. We love to showcase our visual and performing artists ~ and we are also going to raise a little money for the Council by holding another eclectic silent auction and raffling off an exciting piece of artwork donated by artist Shirley Heard. We hope to be able to accept payments with Visa and MasterCard as well as cash and cheques!

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"Arts in Harmony" ~ April 5, 2017

2017 AGM

Whitby Brass Band Chamber Ensemble

Whitby Brass BandGuest Performers:
Whitby Brass Band Chamber Ensemble

10 Piece Combo
Conducted by H. Gerald Murphy Jr.


2017 PineRidge Arts Council’s
“Arts in Harmony”
Photos on facebook

Ontario Power Generation
Information Centre
1675 Montgomery Park Road
Pickering, L1V 2R5 ON

Our AGM is more than a fun evening of
meeting old and new friends, it is a fundraiser for the arts council.

The meeting is open to the public and you are welcome to bring a friend.

Our 2017 AGM Silent Auction Tables

A.Ovechkin Regular Flex 85 Clear C CCM Hockey Stick - Sports & Spokes
Artwork - Rebirth - Carolyn Joore
Tickets (2) - April 9 Concert “Haydn’s ‘Lord Nelson’ Mass (1798)” - The Durham Philharmonic Choir
Tickets (2) - April 9 Concert “Haydn’s ‘Lord Nelson’ Mass (1798)” - The Durham Philharmonic Choir
Artwork - Mother Love Japanese Brush Style - Barb Lap
Artwork - Snow Babies - Cheryl Bannister
Artwork - Winter at Lynde Shores - Pam Auguste
Artwork - Distant Field - Pam Auguste
Artwork - Maple Leaf - Pam Auguste
Artwork - Winter at Lynde Shores - Pam Auguste
Artwork - Spring at Lynde Shores - Pam Auguste
Artwork - Dappled Light Under the Willows - Pam Auguste
Tickets voucher for (2) - The Explorators Club by Werner F. Schmidt - ACT (Ajax Community Theatre)
Artwork - Water Lily - Shirley Heard
Artwork - Floral Dance - Shirley Heard
Tickets (2) - Any show til Nov. 17/17 - Herongate Dinner Theatre
Easter Eggs - cream-filled - Dunbarton Fairport United Church
Condiment Dish - Lynda Meredith - $10
Photo frame for 3 pics - Lynda Meredith
Banana Bread + $10 Timmy’s voucher - Lynda Meredith/Irene Seetner
Banana Bread + $10 Timmy’s voucher - Lynda Meredith/Irene Seetner
Banana Bread + $10 Timmy’s voucher - Lynda Meredith/Irene Seetner
Banana Bread + $10 Timmy’s voucher - Lynda Meredith/Irene Seetner
Tickets (2) - May 14th Concert A Touch of Jazz - Pickering Community Concert Band
Camera/Tote Bag - Lynda Meredith
Picture Frame - 11x14” - Lynda Meredith
Photo frame for 8 photos - Lynda Meredith
Basket of CDs - (see separate sheet) - Elsie Hetherman - all for $5
Jewellery - Swarovski bracelet - Elsie Hetherman
Tickets (4) - "Asia Beauty" featuring Ron Korb - St. Francis Centre
Tickets (4) - TIFF Ajax Film Circuit in May - St. Francis Cente

Tickets (2) My Fair Lady - Captiol Theatre, Port Hope
Tickets (2) Beauty and the Beast - Captiol Theatre, Port Hope
Gift Cert. for Performance at Westben Festival Theatre
Author's Package The Thomsons of Durham: Tom Thomson's Family Heritage, Tom Thomson's Toronto Neighbourhoods, Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of Friends: biography, history, art and food by Angie Littlefield
Scarborough Music Theatre - Tickets - (2) Man of La Mancha and (2) subscriptions to the 2017/18 season.
Coasters by Ted & Sharon Oosterlaken - Gary & Susan Faulkner
Note Cards - “Imagination” - (2) - Mary Lumb
Note Cards - “Memories of Home” - (2) - Mary Lumb
Note Cards - “Coming My Way” - (4) - Mary Lumb
Note Cards - “Jug of Thanks” - (4) - Mary Lumb
Jewellery -necklace & earrings - Gwen Williams
Jewellery - Necklace - Gwen Williams
Artwork - “Three Little Angels - Angela Wong
Artwork - “Three Hats” - Angela Wong
Artwork - Swamp - Bob Hinves
ArtWork - "Blue Teapot" - Judith Jewer
Artwork - photo on canvas - "Screech Owl" - Kim Lowes
Jewellery - Necklace - Janice Brown
Silk scarf - hand painted - Janice Brown


Exhibiting Artists

Artist Title Medium
Cheryl Bannister ~ A Chorus of Calla Lilies ~ W/C
Hal Bilz ~ Field of the Fallen ~ W/C
Jean Bilz ~ Spyder Lilies ~ Oil
Janice Brown ~ Hopeless Flower ~ W/C
Susan Brown ~ Barred Owl ~ Oil
Susan Brown ~ Beached ~ Oil
Gary Faulkner ~ Golf Nut ~ Oil
Bob Hinves ~ Winter Is Coming ~ Mixed Media
Dorsey James ~ Eos ~ Black Walnut
Wayne Lovett ~ Hardy Lake Falls ~ Acrylic
Mike Scholte ~ Door Stop ~ W/C
Mike Scholte ~ French Country Portal ~ W/C
Angela Wong ~ Enjoy the summer ~ Acrylic


Ontario Power Generation Information Centre |1675 Montgomery Park Road | Pickering L1V 2R5

All welcome, Visa, MC, cash and cheques accepted for membership
and raffle/auction purchases.



Since 1989 PineRidge Arts Council Inc., a non-profit volunteer organization has been dedicated to enhance the quality of life within the community by developing widespread appreciation, support and involvement in the arts.

PineRidge Arts Council
650 Kingston Road
P.O. Box 18258 Steeple Hill Postal Outlet
Pickering, Ontario L1V 1A0


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