Medium: Acrylic, pastel, oil
Janice Guinan is a native Nova Scotian artist, who derives her inspiration from an appreciation of God’s creation. She passionately believes in the importance of the visual arts in the promotion and preservation of our history and culture. Working primarily in acrylics, her paintings and commissioned portraits can be found in private collections across Canada, the USA, Europe, and Australia. Guinan has been nominated twice for the Lieutenant Governor’s Masterworks Art Award. Her paintings are part of the permanent art collection of the Town of Truro, the County of Colchester, the RCMP Operational Communication Centre, the Shubenacadie Canal Commission’s Fairbanks Interpretive Centre, Nova Scotia Power and in the private collection of former Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Her artwork has also been published in various media publications and given special recognition in the 75th Special Anniversary edition of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly. Guinan is also a featured artist in Dee Appleby’s book, Contemporary Nova Scotia Artists, Volume 2.