“My soul ‘sings’ when I work loosely and abstractly. I love the ethereal quality that happens when I superimpose a figure on top of an underpainting, allowing the lower levels to shine through. This creates magic. My mission is to leave something to the viewers imagination.”
A sought-after art instructor, juror and critic, she has won numerous prestigious awards for her art. Shirley delivers art workshops and presentations in her studio and throughout North America.
“She is one of the few good artists who can also teach what they do,” says a former adult instructor and one of her art students.