Donna Danuta Wiegand

Donna is a member of the Kanata Civic Art Gallery. Her passion for painting absorbs her on many fronts; taking courses and workshops, hanging exhibits and participating in sales.

She has exhibited in the Foyer Gallery, the Artworks Gallery in Merrickville, the owaa Gallery in Ottawa and the Homestead Gallery. She has been juried into numerous exhibits: The TAG Cornwall, Figureworks, the Salon Prize, the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery, Centrepointe Theatre Gallery, and Britannia Art Gallery.  She has won numerous awards for her work. Her paintings are in private collections in Canada, USA, Switzerland, South Africa and St. Helena.

“I take numerous photographs and then painstakingly search to find the one that captures my interest. This is true whether I’m painting flowers or people – to me they are all ‘Portraits’. My floral paintings are influenced by the late Georgia O’keefe. The close-up image brings the viewer a dramatic perspective that evokes an emotional response. My people portraits emulate the play of lights and shadows reminiscent of the old masters like Caravaggio.”

Donna is happy to accept commissions.

You can contact her at:   [email protected]

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