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Teresa L'Hirondelle paints in watercolour because it is "exciting" and she often depicts the atmospheric feel of the west coast.  She invites you to look through her galleries....

Artist Biography

Teresa L'Hirondelle was born in BC Canada and has always lived in view of the west coast ocean. Her metis heritage and her love of nature connects and inspires her to create the natural Canadian landscape.

Artist Teresa L'Hirondelle

Generally a watercolourist, Teresa has studied under several well known artists, such as: Harry Heine, Alan W.Edwards, Beau Poesiat, Frank Molnar, Lionel Thomas and Alan Wylie.

Teresa L'Hirondelle, at 10 years old, was enrolled in Saturday classes at Beaux Art Studio in West Vancouver, a studio that was shared with the Canadian Artist Robert E. Wood.  At 14, she attended the Vancouver School of Art.  She continued her studies in visual Art at UBC and obtained a diploma in the two year Graphic Art program at Capilano College

In 1982 she exhibited at the FCA Gallery and later became an active member.  In 1994 she had her first "solo show" at the Silk Purse in West Vancouver. She sold eight watercolour paintings on opening night. 

Artist Teresa L'Hirondelle

Teresa has had numerous art exhibitions since.  In 1995 she received the "Judy Dennis Emerging Artist Award".  In 2006 she became a permanent resident of Royston, BC. 


My Galleries
Commissions Gallery
Main Gallery
Views of England Gallery
Westcoast Gallery
Drawings Gallery

Teresa offers five different online galleries. Her distinctive style and  wide range of subject matter are both refreshing and captivating

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