Floral, Landscape, Painter, Still Life
Internationally recognized, award winning, Ottawa artist, Margaret Chwialkowska, was born and educated in Poland. Today she works primarily in the Ottawa area, focusing on the banks of the Ottawa River and the forests of the Gatineau Hills, working to capture both, its timeless grandeur and the ever-changing moods.She paints “alla prima," blending pigments together on canvas using a palette knife; this technique permits a loose, spontaneous style allowing texture to evolve naturally. The goal of her painting is to evoke the mood of a natural setting and to capture the feeling of being overwhelmed by the natural, almost magical beauty of a landscape. Her nature inspired work is charged with vibrant, almost fantastical colours and dramatic texture. She is represented by Art Galleries in Canada and her works are in private and corporate collections in Canada, US and Europe.
Current Shows & Exhibitions:
September 6 - 26 - Gatherings, Foyer Gallery, Nepean Sportsplex, Entrance 1, 1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, ON
September 17 & 18, Glebe Fine Arts Show, Saturday & Sunday from 10 AM to 4:30 PM, Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Avenue,
September 24 & 25, OPEN STUDIO, Saturday & Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm, 195 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa,ON.
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- "Ottawa City Hall is the perfect place for Chwialkowska’s paintings. Her impressive body of work, is a vision of Canadian identity and a proud example of local talent". Ottawa Life Magazine.
- ATIM 2015 CHOICE AWARD at the International Art Exhibition "RISE - Created from the Heart" in Ferrara, Italy, August 2015.
- SOLO EXHIBITION "Landscape Sublime" from May 31 to June 19, 2016 at the Foyer Gallery, Ottawa , ON
- Inspired by Nature Video - Click on the image then on the link below