Playing in the studio

My paintings are displayed in solo and group exhibitions and are represented in the City of Ottawa public art collection and in private collections nationally and internationally. Click my CV for details.

Along side of working in the studio the other part of my creative journey is about teaching fine arts, creativity mentoring and coaching.  

I have had a rewarding time designing and leading workshops since 1978, through the City of Ottawa, The Ottawa School of Art, Algonquin College (Creative Arts program), Halliburton Summer School of the Arts (Expressive Arts Program), Mississippi Mills School of the Arts and in the greater Ottawa community with Artswell, an arts and health charity organization for 10 years. 

Currently, I teach a variety of workshops in expressive drawing and abstract painting for small groups from my studio situated in the heart of Almonte Ontario. Occasionally, I’m part of unique collaborative workshops designed for students for example Glass and Drawing with Jennifer Kelly, Music and Painting with Jennifer Noxon, and Seasonal Yoga and Drawing retreats with Amelia Ah You. 

I also offer 1:1 coaching/mentoring. Contact me if you would like to customize a class or art party.

It’s a joy to help people connect deeply through art and creativity. It is important to me to provide my students with an uplifting, inspiring experience in a friendly bright environment where they can discover and explore techniques, materials and share ideas. 

Gift Certificates for workshops are available.

All workshops are located at 15 Bridge Street in Almonte

outside studio

 
Thanks for your wisdom, grace and inspiring vision, Alan.

We are fortunate to have your memory in our hearts in the studio you loved to visit.

We’ll miss you Alan Mirabelli.

Events & Workshops

Event Information:

  • Sat
    28
    Oct
    2017
    Sun
    29
    Oct
    2017

    Explore the Connection between Painting and Music

    10:00 am - 4:00 pm15 Bridge St., Almonte (across from the Old Town Hall)

    Counting Sun Days by Mary Pfaff

    Engage   Collaborate   Create   Discover

    Spend two fabulous days exploring the connection between visual arts and music. As a first-time offering, this inspiring workshop encompasses expressive collage, finding music in words, discovering your musical voice, painting to music, sound and colour.

    Everyone is welcome. All you need is curiosity and a sense of fun.

    $270 includes all materials

    When she’s not leading Rhythm & Song community choir, Almonte-based visual artist/musician/teacher Jennifer Noxon is in her studio furthering her art practice. www.jennifernoxon.com   

    Rhythm & Song Community Choir www.jennifernoxon.com/choir

    Mary Pfaff is an Almonte-based visual artist/teacher/creativity coach and arts and health consultant has extensive experience designing and facilitating programs for all ages. www.marypfaff.ca

     To register contact marypfaffartist@gmail.com or call 613 257 9777

    Mary and Jennifer believe that engagement in the arts and the creative process leads to a greater sense of well-being for individuals and the communities in which they live.

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