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Shirley Moulton is a local artist from Ottawa , who has been exhibiting her artwork since 1995.  She paints in oil, pastel, gouache, watercolour, pen & ink, and graphite pencil.  Subject matter varies from landscape and florals, to portraits, and Shirley has painted many portrait commissions of dogs and other pets.  She is a member of a number of art associations; Ottawa Art Association, Art East, Ottawa Watercolour Society, Ottawa School of Art, and Coloured Pencil Society of America.

Shirley Moulton est une artiste locale d’Ottawa, qui a exposé ses oeuvres dupuis 1995.  Elle peinte a l’huile, pastel, aquarelle, gouache, plume et encre, et crayon graphite.  Objet varie d’un paysage et peintures florales, aux portraits de chiens et autres animaux domestiques.  Elle est membre de plusiers associations d’art;  Ottawa Art Association, Art East, Ottawa Watercolour Society, Ottawa School of Art, et Colored Pencil Society of America.



2004-2005           Anatomy of the Portrait, Ottawa School of Art

July 2000              Hudson Valley Art Workshops, Greenville, NY; pastel workshop with Alan Flattman

2000-2003           Carleton University, Ottawa; courses in art history

1995-2003           Bob Grant’s School of Fine Art, Ottawa; art training in the traditions of the Old Masters and Impressionists.

1994-2002           Ottawa School of Art; courses in painting, figure drawing, portraiture.

1983-1986           Ontario Bible College, Willowdale, Ont.; Bachelor of Theology

1979-1983           Carleton University, Ottawa; Bachelor of Arts


Ottawa Art Association, Ottawa School of Art, Art East, Coloured Pencil Society of Canada, Colored Pencil Society of America,  Pencil Art Society, Ottawa Watercolour Society.


Mitel Corporation, Ottawa Senators Art Contest, 1998. First prize, portrait of goalie, in oil.

Ottawa Bluesfest Art Competition, 2000. First prize, pastel portrait of John Lee Hooker.

Ottawa School of Art, 2000, Ted Marshall Memorial Scholarship.

Carleton University, Charlatan Newspaper Literary and Arts Awards, 2003, honourable mention for visual arts.

Ottawa School of Art, Holiday Art Sale, 2005, best in show for Voodoo Drummer, in pastel.

Parkhurst Exchange, Canadian medical journal, July 2005, published Apple Blossoms, in oil.

Ottawa Orchid Society, 2012, second prize in oil for Fan with Orchids.

Ottawa Orchid Society, 2013, honourable mention in oil for Teapot with Orchids.