Antoinette Herivel

Fairy Slipper (detail)

Calypso Bulbosa
Watercolour on paper
8″ x 10″

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Spring and Summer Series #1
Custom mat with core backing in a protective sleeve

Antoinette Herivel

I was born in the UK, emigrating to Saskatchewan in 1967. I worked in Saskatchewan as an artist and educator from the mid 1980's until 2011. I studied in London, UK and Regina Saskatchewan and my graduate studies were focussed on Arts Education at the University of Regina. In 2001, I studied for one intense semester at the American Aegean Center for Fine Arts in Italy and Greece.
I have lived on Gabriola island since 2012, where I has a studio and continues to make work.
MEDIA: Painting: oils; watercolour; gouache; egg tempera
Drawing: a variety of traditional and non traditional media including wheat paste paper collage.

CONTENT AND SUBJECT MATTER: Narrative; autobiography; family history and place, through memory, imagination and observation. I often work at more than one body of work concurrently. Recently I am concerned with my immediate environment - painting and drawing forest landscapes. I am concerned with rapid urbanization and deforestation that I see on my island home Out of this work has emerged a series of botanical paintings and drawings of plant species I observe on local trails and in ditches, some unique to our West coast landscape.

Solo and group shows in public , artist run and commercial galleries Antoinette's work has been shown across Canada and occasionally in the US. Her work is in private collections in Canada and the UK. Work in public collections include: Saskatchewan Arts Board; Canada Council art bank; Universities of Saskatchewan and Regina; City of Regina; Regina Hospital art Foundation and that of HRH Prince Edward .
RELATED ACTIVITIES: In addition to life as a painter, Antoinette has mentored other artists; volunteered in arts organizations ; collaborated with dancers; and designed theatrical props for children's theatre. She was part of a team producing on line arts learning activities for an educational website; and taught and adjudicated in various situations. She worked as an artist in schools for several years and as a part time lecturer for the Arts Education programme at the University of Regina.
You can find further information on her website:
and a public artist facebook page : Antoinette Herivel Artist

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