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Shirley Van Dusen - A Retrospective

September 5, 2017 to September 24, 2017Tuesday: 10:30 amWednesday: 10:30 amThursday: 10:30 amFriday: 10:30 amSaturday: 10:30 amSunday: 10:30 am. Vernissage (meet the artist): Thursday, September 7, 6 to 9 pm.Ottawa artist Shirley Van Dusen is internationally recognized for both her sensitively rendered portraits and her evocative paintings of iconic scenes of Ottawa and the surrounding valley. Her paintings of Ottawa's Parliament Hill, the Canadian Tulip Festival, Prime Ministers and everyday folk are held in notable private and public collections around the world including Prime Ministers Pierre Elliot Trudeau (1919-2000) and Brian Mulroney, the National Press Clubs in Ottawa and Washington, DC and the Bank of Canada. At 91, Van Dusen continues to paint prolifically. She is a life member and Fellow of the Ottawa Watercolour Society, an art teacher and published writer.Hours of Operation:Monday - by appointmentTuesday to Friday - 10:30 am to 6 pmSaturday and Sunday - 11 am to 5 pmOpen late the first Thursday of the month.. 1285 Wellington Street WestOttawa, ON K1Y 1B4.. Event Details. Location: 1285 Wellington Street West, Ottawa