The front of the Elizabeth Sander Studio & Gallery

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Located just 10 minutes north of Owen Sound. We are nestled just south of Cobble Beach GolfLinks in the heart of the Georgian Bluffs.

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50 Years ago I did my first Oil Painting! Just married and with empty walls in our first apartment, I was inspired to do a painting. With a job and finally money for paints and materials and an attitude of “how hard can it be” I set to work. If course I had been drawing for as long as I can remember so I was comfortable that it was possible. And I was young!

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About the Artist

Elizabeth Sander at Skinner's Bluff

Elizabeth began producing her art professionally in 1989. Working in Peter Snyder’s Waterloo art gallery she received mentorship and encouragement from this established Canadian artist. He inspired and challenged her to turn her hobby into a profession.

In the early days she painted in the morning – early every morning - before her busy household was awake and before she left home for her paid employment in Snyder’s gallery. Many weekends she would escape to the cottage (Big Bay, Ontario), with only the family dog for company, and paint all weekend uninterrupted. Elizabeth has said, “It was the only way to prioritize my art and ensure there was time for the creative process.” Her work during this period was inspired, highly energized, and prolific. It wasn’t long before she opened her own studio and gallery in Waterloo in addition to holding annual solo shows...

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