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paintings of the natural world
Born in 1961 in Toronto, Ontario, Michele grew up in a small town that bears her name “Clarkson”, along the shore of Lake Ontario. She spent much of her childhood with a paint brush or a sketching pad in her hand and cannot remember a time when she wanted
to be anything other than an artist. Michele attended the Ontario College of Art where she focused her studies on painting and colour theory.

While raising her two boys and working as a graphic designer, Michele never lost her desire to paint full time. In 1997 with a body of wildlife and nature paintings behind her, and with
advise and encouragement, Michele took the leap into the world of the professional art and she has never looked back.

Michele is honoured to have been invited to exhibit in some of the most prestigious art exhibitions in Ontario, including the McMichael Gallery, The National Capital Fine Art Festival, The Archives of Ontario and The Algonquin Arts Centre in Algonquin Park. She has been able to work with Ducks Unlimited, The Buckhorn Fine Art Festival and Wildlife Habitat Canada with Environment Canada.

Michele’s realisitc style of painting and attention to detail has distinguished her work. Her ability to create a gentle and peaceful mood and to capture a moment in time has allowed her to enjoy a successful career as a wildlife and nature artist.

Support for Conservation:
Special Achievements:
  • 2000 Buckhorn Festival Cover Artist
    Michele was honoured to have been chosen as this years Buckhorn Festival’s 2000 Cover Artist.
  • 2004 Wildlife Habitat Canada Stamp and Print
    Michele has recently been selected as the winning artist for the 20th Anniversary Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and Print Program. Her painting that will be unveiled
    in the spring will be the image for the 2004 conservation stamp, limited edition print, Giclee and other WHC products. The stamp is purchased by Canadian waterfowl hunters and affixed to migratory game bird hunting permits in order to validate them. The stamp and print are sold to collectors across Canada and the US and over the past 19 years have helped to raise over $28 million for hundreds of wildlife
    habitat conservation projects. Wildlife Habitat Canada is a national, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to building partnerships with landowners, governments,
    non-government organizations and industry to conserve habitat for all wildlife in Canada.
  • 2001 Ducks Unlimited Art Print Portfolio



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