philosopherswalk – The Art of Danielle Gardner OCT, BFA Hons.
Danielle is compelled to paint the journey of our world
and has the passion to teach compassion for that world.
"I am fascinated by the jewel-box that is Killarney, Ontario. This place speaks of wonder and strength. The survival of majestic trees growing against all odds in wind-carved granite and quartz; of their lace-like screen reflecting to the water. How I admire these earth elements and their of our own journey through this world. My motive is to authentically paint moments of time these epic vistas, so that others can enjoy and help preserve these spaces for future generations."
Year round, Danielle frequents the park via snowshoeing, skiing, hiking, canoeing, and kayaking with her family. Each season bringing its own unique panorama waiting to be explored.
Legacy artist of the Group of Seven, Danielle Gardner's passion is painting the Ontario landscape en plein air. Danielle teaches in Southwestern Ontario in the Thames Valley District School Board. Danielle works in an impressionistic style focusing on the colour and movement of trees, rocks and water through different seasons. Similar to Tom Thomson, she builds up her pieces with layers of underpainting that show through, to warm the final piece; each piece, its own journey.
Experience windows onto Ontario's Landscapes in your home. All work is for sale and commissions, workshops and private lessons are available. The philosopherswalk studio is open year round by appointment. Find your confidence in art through practicing fine art with Danielle. Inquire about Art Retreats or private lessons at philosopherswalk north, in Killarney Ontario where Danielle spends time as an Artist in Residence in Killarney Provincial Park.