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Marie A. Prospero


Marie has a great love for the colour and flow of paint. She delights in painting landscapes, particularly of  Italy  and  Ontario .  Recently she is observing, drawing and painting children at play. Her favourite subject matter is the sea in its many moods and colours. 

Professional info

BORN: Toronto Ontario Canada 1939

EDUCATION:     St.Joseph’s High School  Private lessons in oil painting

University of Toronto (Art and Archaeology ) Humber College (Graphic Arts)


38 years of Workshops and art classes with respected artists:

Stephen Quiller Brian Ateyo, Margeret Roseman, Christopher Schenk,  Alvaro Castagnet   



Acrylic, Oil


Mixed Media 

Silk Painting




Humber Valley Art Club: Best Landscape 1985,1992

Honourable Mention 2005 Most Innovative 1990,

Mississauga Visual Arts Honourable Mention 1993

Etobicoke Art Group Honourable Mention 1983



Signature member of the Colour and Form Society,

The Toronto Watercolour Society, Pastel Artists of Ontario (evolved)

Member of The Humber Valley Art Club (Past President), The Etobicoke Art Group,              

Neilson Park Creative Centre, Past Member of  The Miniature Artists of America and Brevard Watercolor Society and Central Ontario Art Association



General Electric Company ( Cinncinatti), El Duca Shoes, Italy

Ambrosia and Al Fresco Restaurants, Adlib and various private collections



Eatonville Library 1980,

Richview Library 1982

Bordered Image Gallery 1990 and 1992

Neilson Park Creative Centre Gallery,1994,1996,1998,2000,2002,2004,2006,2008,2009



Montgomery Inn Gallery 2002

Neilson Park Creative Centre  Colourflo Group 1993,1995,1997,1999,2001,3,5,7,9,2011,2012,2013 


  • Colour Form Society:1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2003 2004,2006,2008,2009,2010,2011,201 

  • Pastel Artists of Ontario 1990 1993 1994,1995,1996,1998 

  • Toronto Historical Board in Marine Museum 1993,1994,1995, 1996,1997  

  • Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour  1993  

  • Scarborough Arts Council Memories of the Millenium 2000

  • Central Ontario Art Association 1994,1998,1999,2000 2008  

  • Brevard Watercolor Society 1998,1999 

  • Riverview Gallery: 1994,1995 

  • Neilson Park Creative Centre Juried Art Shows

  • Humber Valley Art Club 1985-2013   

  • Etobicoke Art Group; 1978 -2010,

  • Toronto Watercolour Society 1986,7,9,,1,3,4,5,7,8,9   

  • Mississauga Visual Arts 1983 1990 1993





  • Taught Watercolours for over ten years  to adults and children in Community School. 

  • Participated in planning and inception of Neilson Park Creative Centre.

  • Member of Board of Directors of NPCC for 2 years.

  • Chair of NPCC Galley Committee for 15  years

  • Demonstrated at various Art events. Planned, directed and participated in painting of murals in school and other venues.

2010 - present

2010 - present

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