||Artist Wanda Flis : I have been an active
artist since 1980, working in many mediums. My
favourite is Watercolour however, I have
recently taken up pastel painting which is very
I am a graduate of Sheridan College, Oakville
Ontario, where I received my Certificate of Fine
Arts. In addition, I have completed all levels
of Drawing and Watercolour courses at Mohawk
The need for continual learning and to challenge
myself has resulted in my taking many workshops with
artists such as Linda Kemp Judi Betts, Jean Dobie,
Zoltan Szabo and Gerry Puley.
Participation in various juried shows has led to
some wonderful opportunities one of which resulted
in my work being accepted and displayed at the
Hamilton Art Gallery. Other opportunities
resulted in participating in “Art in the Country -
Carlisle” and “Art By the River – Alliston”.
Recently, I have become a member of the Oakville Art
Society. This has also opened up new
opportunities and venues to display my work.
The joy of painting has enabled me to meet an
amazing group of artists and to make some wonderful