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Making the World beautiful one painting at a time. Please click on the Portfolio down arrow (to the left) to view my galleries.


I specialize in canine, feline, and equine works of art. For a custom portrait, email me a few photos of your four-legged friend to: annie@zenism.com. While I work from photos, the art will not resemble a photo. I paint paintings that look like paintings, not paintings that look like photos. My work is about an energy, a feeling, an essence, that spark that

makes us know we are more.While I do like words, writing about myself doesn’t come easy. I’m 5’11”. I once wanted to be a horse jockey. Artists are story tellers. Our language is spoken in brushstrokes loaded with colour, in shapes and lines, made rich with texture. My eyes are blue. I’m Canadian. I paint as an escape — when in the zone, the flow, the zen of it, time stops and there is only the work. My hope is that in my art you too will escape. I am owned by a cat, a horse, and a dog. My style is messy, intentionally so. Like a Monet’s lilies, it makes sense from a distance.

My favorite colour is Winsor Blue. Most days, I am covered in paint working on multiple canvases. For study, I copy the masters Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, Mattise, Picasso, Degas, and Cezanne. For fun, sometimes I design, build, and decorate theater sets. I love the look in a new client’s eyes, when my work speaks to them. It is then that I feel I have found my people.

My paintings proudly reside in private collections all over the world including the US, Canada, England, Japan, New Zealand, France, Holland, Denmark and Egypt.

Please click on the Portfolio down arrow (to the left) to view my galleries.  Click on CONTACT ANNiE to email me. Prices start at $135 for a 12″ x 12″ canvas.