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40 x 30 inches

acrylic on black canvas


Mirren Hinchley is an emerging, abstract painter who after a successful career took up painting in this exciting new chapter of her life. Her painting process is based on experiential learning. She has been able to let herself go & express her creativity every time she starts a new canvas. She wants her paintings to reveal her joy of colour & texture, to entice & inspire the viewer to think & talk about what they have just seen. Her works have been displayed in juried Canadian gallery shows but also galleries in Milan, the UK & Venice.

Studied under:

Catherine Shea, Catherine Shea Art Studio

Kim-Lee Kho, Haliburton School of the Arts and independently

Suzanne Metz, ArtEmbassy School of Art

Steve Rose, Artbarn Art School


Heliconian Club, Visual Arts Section, 2022-

Propeller Art Gallery, 2021 - 

Gallery 1313, 2021 - 

The Artists Network, 2021 - 

Volunteer Work

Heliconian Club, one of the conveners for Warm & Wild group show, June 2022, & Nocturn group show, November 2022

Propeller Art Gallery, Board Secretary, June 2021 -


In my painting process I have learned to overcome adversity & embrace risk & vulnerability. Physically & emotionally, I feel empowered, liberated from self-imposed constraints. This transformation in myself has provoked new techniques & colour palettes. My paintings have a new look & feel. There has been an organic evolution in my style. My colours have become more dynamic, my marks bolder, twisting, curving, spiralling & slashing in all directions across the canvas using credit cards, brushes & sponges. I have found a way to express my inner emotions. Creative energy has been released that has been pent up in me I have let myself go & let it flow out of me onto the canvas. I have discovered my true self. Painting has become the anchor in my ever-evolving life.


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