On a whim this summer I booked myself in to a course in Archeology & Printmaking in the Orkney Islands. First I had to find out where Orkney is! I am well travelled but I’m glad I have a computer to explore locations. This was an absolute adventure.
Carmel Brennan is a photographer, a painter, a teacher, and a writer. She is a recorder of images. Carmel's camera is a sketchbook for documenting life.
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4 Whippletree Lane, Sunderland
PAST EXHIBITIONSOSA MESW, Joseph P Carrier Gallery, Toronto 2017
MOSAIC, OSA Members’ Exhibition 145 Years, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora 2017
The Second Wedge Brewery, Uxbridge, ON (Solo Exhibition) 2017
Handmade in Uxbridge, Blue Heron Studio December, 2016
The Uxbridge Artist Collective, Kathleen Gormley McKay Art Centre, Markham 2016
Uxbridge Tour Preview, Charlotte Hale & Associates, Toronto 2016
The Uxbridge Artist Collective at the Propeller Centre for Fine Arts, Toronto 2015
Contemporary Work from The Uxbridge Artist Collective, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora 2015
OSA MESW, Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills, Toronto 2011 – 2016
Artwork results because I desire a mark on the wall that indicates a passage in my time and another story to be told.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Born in Birmingham, England, Carmel Brennan has been a professional artist since the early 1970’s.
Carmel's post-secondary education was at the George Washington University, The Corcoran School of Art (Washington D,C.), the University of Toronto and York University, Toronto.
As a teacher of Visual Arts, she involves herself in various arts organizations and societies.
Carmel has worked as a professional photographer since 1971. She is the Past President of the Ontario Society of Artists.
Carmel Brennan exhibits her photography, painting and printmaking in commercial and public galleries. Her studio and residence in Sunderland, Ontario, is open to visitors annually, on the third weekend of September, as part of the Uxbridge Studio Tour.
READ MORE ABOUT CARMEL'S WORK
Have you read any of Carmel's wonderful blogs on her website Images On The Run? She tells great stories with both words and photographs. Well worth checking out. Here is just one instalment for you to enjoy...