My artwork focuses on family relationships and identity and both the transient and lasting nature of our presence on earth. || Mon travail vise les relations familiales et l’identité ainsi que la nature à la fois éphémère et intemporelle de notre présence sur terre.

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Highlights from Rêveries exhibition at the Galérie d'art Le Vieux Forgeron.

Rêveries at Galerie d’art Le Vieux Forgeron

Last weekend marked the opening of Rêveries, an art exhibition at the Galerie d’art Le Vieux Forgeron in Stanstead, QC. I feel so blessed to be a part of such a delightful show, with my work alongside beautiful paintings and mixed media pieces by Kathryn Gabinet-Kroo and Shirley Katz, two fellow artists from the Complexe du Canal Lachine in Montreal. If you are unfamiliar with their work, it is certainly worth checking out: Inspired by the beauty of the natural world, Kathryn Gabinet-Kroo, is showing work from her exquisite mixed media series, Modern Audubon, featuring images painted on collages of…

Julia C Pomeroy - Celebrating Mothers - at every stage

Celebrating Mothers – at every stage

Much of my artwork has to do with motherhood: the dynamics between a mother and her child, as well as those between a mother and her mother. My own mother frequently appears in my paintings, almost always as a child. Painting her this way helps me understand her better and makes me feel closer to her. It also has the odd effect of reversing our roles, where I can look upon her through the eyes of a mother. This past fall, my mother fell very ill. She gave us all quite a scare. Fortunately, she has since fully recovered. At…

Julia C Pomeroy - artist, painter | artiste, peintre

How do I choose my reference photos?

How do I choose my reference photos? This is a question I get often when people visit my studio. When I am looking for inspiration, I am always drawn back to my mother’s family photo albums. They are old and falling apart and contain several generations worth of memories.  I must have browsed through them over a hundred times, but each time a different photograph will catch my eye.  Sometimes it’s because I notice something that makes me laugh or reveals clues about a person’s character, or maybe a particular detail will capture my imagination and prompt me to dig…