Bio Picture_edited.png

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." Edgar Degas

Link to my interview with PEI Living Magazine

Starting a New Large Painting

My Family & Interests

I grew up on a family farm with seven siblings on Prince Edward Island, Canada, and married my husband, the love of my life, at the age of 22, also purchasing a farm of our own. In this quiet country setting, we raised six wonderful children all learning the importance of hard work.  During that time, I worked full-time and took part-time university courses completing my Bachelor of Business Administration degree. 

In 2000, I began taking art classes and loved it the minute I started.  My family was a great support and knew how important this escape was for me.

This was my one evening to get lost in the world of art and be fortunate to have such a great teacher and a group of fellow artists.  I have continued to take painting classes and find wonderful instructors and fellow artists whose enthusiasm, knowledge and encouragement fanned the flames of my love of painting.  My favorite medium is working in oil and I also enjoy acrylic and pastels. I love painting landscapes, seascapes, lighthouses, and farm fields.

For updates, sign up for my bi-weekly Newsletters 

Be sure to check out the Originals Available.

Panmure Island.JPG.jpg
New London Wharf.JPG
Beach.jpg
Cabin in the Snow.jpg
image.png
Girls on the Beach - Very Large Print.jpeg
Cape Tryon, PEI.JPG

The beautiful scenery on Prince Edward Island excites and inspires me.  I like to capture these scenes in soft colors in my realistic oil and acrylic paintings. The soft colors are my trademark.  I want to bring peace, calm, and joy to whomever view and purchase my artwork.

In 2015, I retired from my full-time work with the provincial government and turned to my art with a passion.  I have my own art room, which is now set up permanently where I can be found most days painting or planning my next piece of art.

I also give art classes and paint nights.

I have done several commissioned pieces for customers wanting something special; birthday presents, wedding gifts, and unique artwork for businesses.  Recently some of my paintings have been enlarged as prints to adorn the walls at Mill River Resort, PEI.

 

Training:

Studied under Island artists; Lise Genova, Lucie Bellemare, Henry Purdy, Sandi Komst, Maurice Bernard, Emily Durant and Nan Ferrier.

Don and Commission.jpg
Commission Painting

Would you like to have a memory captured in a painting like these two lovely people did?

Contact me to  make this a reality for you.

juneellisartist@gmail.com

Lee and Her Painting.jpg
Red%20Cliffs_edited.jpg

Are you looking for a custom painting?
Please reach out to me with any questions! juneellisartist@gmail.com

EXHIBITS 

The Epteck Centre - 2018, 2020 & 2022

McNaught House – 2019

La Palette Art Cooperative

Summerside Art Club

McNaught House

Solo Exhibition

Epteck Centre

Kensington Art Cooperative

Art in Motion (several years)

Summerside, PEI

The Dunes in Brackley (several years)

The Landing in Tyne Valley, PEI

Northport Pier in Alberton, PEI

Ellen's Creek Gallery and Framing 

Charlottetown, PEI

The Buyers' Market

Charlottetown, PEI

The Womens' Works Project for Anderson House

Confederation Centre of the Arts

The Boys’ and Girls’ Club

Summerside, PEI

The Artist Forum

Mill River Resort, PEI