Artist Profile  

Fran Burchell

PO Box 34
Lunenburg, NS
(902) 634-9544


Medium: watercolour

Subjects: portraiture, landscapes, boats

Fran began painting and drawing in 1972 and had been doing it on and off until 1992 when she retired from her career in nursing to pursue art full-time. Her main interest is in portrait painting and drawing and her objective is to paint and draw as well as she is able and in doing so use her creative powers to produce art that will inspire, uplift and promote happiness in those who view it.

She has studied under Graham Baker (1987 - present); George MacDonald and Gary McSwan, Truro (1972,73); NSCAD Painting and Drawing I & II (1993,94). She has been a member of the LaHave Life Drawing Group since 1997 and has shown her work in group shows with the Contemporary Art Society and the Lunenburg Art Gallery and in solo shows at the Mini Gallery, Mahone Bay.