Hilda van Netten

by | Mar 1, 2021 | Blog, Featured Artist

Can you tell us a bit about yourself?
Hilda: ” I am an artist living in Ontario, Canada and I enjoy painting details of my life.”

When did you start painging?
Hilda: ” I started painting in 2001.”

What kind of materials do you use?
Hilda: “Watercolours, chalk-pastels and collage.”

What subjects do you paint?
Hilda: ” Lately, I love painting containers of stuff on grass.”

Are you a professional artist or is it a hobby?
Hilda: ” I am a self taught artists and I create art as a hobby.”

Fun Fact?
Hilda: “I was a pig farmer for over 20 years. I volunteer at a local juvenile detention centre, teaching young men to draw and paint.  Love it to no end.”

Have you won any art awards?
Hilda: “Yes, I won the local juried show for our county at the Art Gallery of Northumberland.”

Which artist do you admire?
Hilda: “Mary Whyte”

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