The marvelous Muriel Mason – the acclaimed artist featured here – is exhibiting a collection of miniature paintings at the Brooklin Public Library, east of Toronto until January 31. I know most of you will not be able to attend, of course. But what a triumph, especially at age 85! Wow.
The Images in this post may be re-used only with the artist’s permission.
Some people inspire me no end.
Muriel Mason is one of them.
Muriel has been painting since childhood.
“Actually, for as long as I can remember,” she says.
Born and raised in England, Muriel taught physical education and anatomy at a high school. She and her husband Michael, a professor of English, moved to Zimbabwe, then Canada, with their two sons in 1966. They live in a village east of Toronto.
Artistic talent runs in the family. Michael has written poetry and prose, son Paul is an accomplished author, and Robin is a lawyer who also writes.
Over several decades, Muriel’s art has been recognized repeatedly.
Since 1985, her work has been accepted into juried shows of watercolour miniatures in Washington, DC and Florida and in a special show in Sweden…
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