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OPG - Information Centre Art Exhibitions 2023

OPG Info Centre

PineRidge Arts Council members’ exhibition schedule at

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

open to the public
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Admission is free.

Exhibitions are part of PRAC’s “Art in Public Places” initiative. We thank OPG for their support.


A Gift of ArtThis year we are partnering with A Gift of Art in these exhibitions.


2023 Dates TBA

Deborah Bateman

David Robinson

Sujesh Chitty V

Bonnie Arnsen

Nancy Moore
Lauren Boissonneault

Deborah Bateman

Deborah Bateman

Deborah has been painting in oils for over 30 years – sometimes well and sometimes not so much! Although she has no formal education in the arts, she has worked closely over the years with artists that she admires – Poul Thrane (from whom she learned the joy of painting outdoors and really being in the moment); Mary Lampman (who beat some solid basics into her) and Lucy Manley (who celebrates Deborah’s love of pure colour and thick paint.)

Deborah has enjoyed great support from the Mattel Corporation, who hosted a private show; from Deloitte & Touche who allowed her to work part time to pursue her passion, and from the various galleries and locations that have shown her work – Gallery on the Lake, Buckhorn; The Whitby Library, Camp Samac and lastly, from the Judiciary of the Superior Court, Oshawa.

Deborah’s first choice is always to paint outdoors; imagine painting a barn scene when you can smell fresh cut hay, or a lakeside landscape when you can hear the loons calling, always full of delight at the colours you can find in the forest …. exploring all the backroads in search of inspiration.

I hope you enjoy what you see and that something you gaze at pulls out a memory and makes you wonder …

David Robinson

David Robinson

David S. Robinson

Having lived in Scarborough most of my life, but born with extensive family roots in the farm country close to Hanover, Ontario, I grew up with an appreciation of nature and the simple beauty found all around us. Getting formal art and art history education was a wonderful fulfilling experience and one that established a sound base for my life long exploration of landscapes, portraits, composition, balance and the effects of colour.

I graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts degree ( Visual) from York University in November 1981. Since University I also have completed many courses at OCAD University, private life drawing lessons with Scott Darrach (five years), and Life drawing classes.

My art background includes formal art training in drawing, painting, print making (etching, Lithography-Limestone block and Lithoplate, wood cuts etc.) and sculpture.  

Sujesh Chitty V

Sujesh Chitty V

Sujesh Chitty V
Chennai born artist; Sujesh Chitty V brings contemporary reflections of his eastern influences to life through the canvas. The vibrant and expressive nature of his work echoes the ancient artwork and cultures across India he has traveled since childhood. Though he loves escaping to the surreal worlds, he is naturally inclined to express his search for the balance of nature and humanity in his work. Sujesh continues to hone his craft as a Concept Artist at a leading visual effects studio in Toronto, Canada.
Instagram: @Sujeshchittyv

Bonnie Arnason

Bonnie Arnason

Bonnie Arnason

I am fired by a passion to lay down the paint!
The colours respond to the rhythm and beat.
I step back for a moment and take a deep breath. I am finished now, and I smile with content.

I have been painting since I was 15 years old. I started working with pastels, on velour paper, and later painted with acrylic, as the colours
are stronger, and pain dried faster.

After high school, I entered the University of Manitoba in the Interior Design program, and continued to work with acrylic paint for class
projects. I have been painting since I was a teenager and that is a long time!

Nancy L. Moore and Lauren Boissonneault

Nancy Moore

Nancy L. Moore, OSA SCA FCA.

Nancy L. Moore was born in Ajax, Ontario and is currently based in Newtonville, Ontario

Nancy is a graduate of the Graphic Design Program at George Brown College. She continues to further her artistic development by attending a variety of workshops and classes.

Nancy grew up in a household where art and creativity were always encouraged. She gives credit to her late father, Wayne Moore, an artist who loved nature, who gave her a solid foundation on which to build.

Since 1997 she has been the co-owner of "Seastar Images Inc.", a graphics company located in Ajax, and although still involved in the graphic design industry, her passion has always been fine art.

Nancy says: "As an artist, I feel incredibly fortunate to be able to paint and draw without boundaries. While i enjoy experimenting with different mediums, I have been drawn to working in acrylics lately. My style is largely experimental, with an emphasis on abstracting nature and landscapes. I never set out to replicate an image, but instead, strive to convey a mood or evoke an emotion using loose lines, rich textures and bold colours."

Nancy is a member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, Society of Canadian Artists, Ontario Society of Artists and Artist Network, Toronto. Her art has been exhibited at galleries in Cobourg, Port Perry, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Collingwood, London and Toronto.

Nancy has donated her artwork to several community causes. Recently she donated the proceeds from the sale of prints of her Remembrance Day painting, "The Poignance of Poppies", to benefit those who have served our country.

Lauren Boissonneault

Lauren Boissonneault was born and raised in Peterborough, Ontario.
With a passion for the outdoors, resulting from a childhood of exploring the woods behind her home with her three older siblings, and family trips to Algonquin Park starting at one month old, she’s driven to paint our natural landscapes and was always deeply inspired by the work of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven.

Having been homeschooled, Lauren’s mother took her to the Art Gallery of Peterborough often to craft and enrolled her in many art classes over the years. While she always dabbled in drawing, watercolour, and acrylic painting, she was first introduced to oils in 2013 by her aunt, late Inisfil artist, Lisa Rankin.

Lauren captures her images while doing the things she loves outdoors with her husband Travis and their dog Scout, like hiking, camping, and fishing. Every one of her paintings holds within it a great memory and she hopes to share those moments and the beautiful locations she’s stumbled upon with everyone that views her work.

With a focus on oil painting, Lauren prefers wood panel and live edge wood as her canvas, adding to the natural theme of her work.


Since 1989 PineRidge Arts Council Inc., a not-for-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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