CAT

CatI have a huge cat allergy but couldn’t resist having a feline friend in my art studio. This painting called simply “Cat” is 4″x4″, mixed media.


CREST

Crest_SilvijaA lakeside view away from the city. This piece was recently shown at the Muskoka Arts & Crafts Spring Members’ Show. Painted on a


THROUGH THE TREES

Through the TreesWe had a family ski chalet for many years just outside of Creemore. On the lower level, the back view was onto tree trunks. Though this painting is a somewhat abstract rendition of the view, it was


BLUE BUG

Blue BugA nod to a truly classic car that has taken me on many road trip adventures.


HEART

Heart_SilvijaMacLaren’s 2019 Off the Hook Art Auction: “Rendered towards abstraction, the artist aims to communicate how the natural rhythms of a forest are similar to that of a heartbeat.” Titled Heart. (sold)


COAST HIGH

Coast_High_SilvijaBecoming a member of Muskoka Arts & Crafts lead to an immediate flurry of activity. Just enough time to enter two paintings into the 42nd Annual Spring Members’ Show. What an unexpected delight to receive an Award of Excellence for Mixed Media for “Coast High”. Judges Lezlie Winemaker & Ian Bodnaryk remarked, “Great use of colour and well executed use of materials”. (sold)


MUSKOKA ARTS & CRAFTS 57TH ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW

MuskokaSummerShow2019I will be in booth 188 again this year! Along with contemporary landscapes, I’ve been busy creating a group of original resin paintings including colourful muskoka chairs and nostalgic bugs (remember those beetles!) Hope you have a chance to come by!

All the details for 2019 are Friday, July 19 10am-6pm; Saturday, July 20 10am-6pm; Sunday, July 21 10am-4pm. Annie Williams Memorial Park, 50 Santa’s Village Road, Bracebridge.

The show is on rain or shine. Here’s hoping for shine!


WHISTLER

Whistler_SilvijaLife is too short not to experiment. This somewhat abstract painting called Whistler is painted loosely using only a palette knife (versus traditional paint brushes). Inspired by the ski hills at Whistler, BC. This piece was shown at the Richmond Hill Group of Artists, 41st Annual Juried Art Show & Sale. (sold)


MUSKOKA ARTS & CRAFTS 56th ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW

MuskokaSummerShow2018

Come visit booth 188! Showing landscapes, colourful resins, and pen & ink renderings blended with a touch of abstract.

All the details…  Friday, July 20 10am-6pm. Saturday, July 21 10am-6pm. Sunday, July 22 10am-4pm.  Annie Williams Memorial Park, 50 Santa’s Village Road, Bracebridge.

Hoping the skies are blue and the breezes gentle. Muskoka Summer Show is on rain or shine!


I'mOuttaHere_SilvijaI’m Outta Here is a bit of a cheeky bird. I was told by the purchaser (to paraphrase) that this painting would bring a smile to their face each day. As it did for me with each brush stroke. (sold)