Welcome to the Art of Mary Pumpelly-Knowland
Mary uses vibrant colours and textures to express her love of flowers, animals, seascapes and other wonders of nature. She paints in watercolour and acrylic, often incorporating mixed media and collage into her paintings. Mary has been accepted in juried shows and has won several awards locally and nationally. She has studied with many teachers through the Dundas Valley School of Art, the Oakville Art Society, and independently. Some of the teachers she’s studied with include Robert Burridge, Flora Bowley, Johannes Vloothuis, Brian Atyeo, Art Cunanan, Atanur Dogan, Gordon Miller, Leslie Cochran and Shelley Prior. Mary’s work can also be found at Taste of Colombia Cafe, Oakville; Ann’s Flower Boutique, Oakville; and The Boutique at The Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury Ontario. She has done many private commissions and her work is held in private and public collections in Canada, the United States, Mexico, England, Europe, and Dubai. Mary is also a Yoga Instructor having completed her 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training with instructor Barb Leese. She enjoys teaching Art and Yoga to all ages, teaching privately and through ArtHouse Oakville and Acclaim Health for seniors (Chair Yoga) in Community Housing in Halton. Her Current Yoga Classes are Mondays – Hatha Yoga for All Levels at Taste of Colombia Cafe (67 Bronte Rd., Oakville) 1:30pm-2:30pm and Children’s Yoga for Ages 3-6 years every Sunday from 10-11am at the Yogashala in Waterdown (312 Dundas St.E).