Laura Hilts

Laura has been drawing and painting for over 50 years. A retired high school teacher, she enjoyed teaching art to both teenagers and adults. She began painting in oil but later fell in love with watercolour. A member of the Ottawa Watercolour Society for many years, she was awarded by jury the status of FELLOW in 2002.

Today she paints in both watercolour and acrylics, sometimes incorporating ink, pastel or charcoal drawing into her paintings. Laura is an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists where her paintings have been juried into many federation shows in Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops and the local Oceanside area. She has won Awards of Excellence, Honourable Mention and People's Choice Awards for her watercolour and acrylic paintings.

Laura is a founding member of the TOSH 10 Gallery in Qualicum Beach.