Mary Ellen Young

  • How long have you been painting?

    I’ve been painting since I retired 20 years ago. I’ve been studying with Cheryl for about 15 years.

  • What type of paint do you like to work in?

    Acrylics are my favourite because of the versatility. If I’m not happy with the results, I can always gesso over it.

  • What inspires you to be creative?

    Nature, and classes with other people always increase my creativity.

  • Do you have a favourite subject?

    Landscapes and flowers are favourites

  • Do you have any favourite artists?

    Our Canadian Group of Seven and Stephen Quiller.

  • How does painting affect your life?

    Painting allows me to express my inner soul. It appears to bring happiness to others as well.



Paintings by Mary Ellen Young