Sylvia Kerschl - Landscape Artist

Sylvia Kerschl grew up in Hamilton, Ontario and is a self taught artist.

Sylvia is an accomplished artist whose creative journey has been profoundly influenced by her past experiences and emotions. Her artistic endeavors are characterized by a unique blend of vibrant colors, dynamic textures, and evocative themes, all conveyed through her use of palette knives and thickly applied paint.
Sylvia's use of palette knife serves to express a range of key emotions and messages. She often aims to convey a sense of raw, unfiltered energy through her technique, with each stroke of the knife adding depth and intensity to the piece. The textures created by the layered paint evoke feelings of complexity and emotional richness, inviting viewers to explore the intricate layers of human experience. Her work often touches on themes of resilience, hope, and the beauty of imperfection, resonating deeply with audiences.
Over the years, Sylvia's participation in workshops with other artists has played a crucial role in shaping her technique and artistic approach. These collaborative environments have allowed her to experiment with new methods, gain fresh perspectives, and refine her skills. Engaging with fellow artists has also encouraged her to push the boundaries of her creativity and continuously evolve as an artist. The exchange of ideas and constructive feedback have been invaluable in her artistic journey.
When asked if there is anything else noteworthy about her journey, Sylvia emphasizes the importance of authenticity and vulnerability in her art. She believes that true artistry comes from being honest with oneself and expressing that truth through one's work. Her hope is that her paintings not only resonate with viewers on a visual level but also evoke a deeper, emotional connection.
In summary, Sylvia's biography is a tapestry of memories, emotions, and experiences, all intertwined to shape her distinct artistic voice. Her work is a celebration of life's complexity, painted with passion and a deep sense of personal significance. Through her art, Sylvia continues to inspire and connect with audiences, inviting them to share in the beauty and depth of her journey.

Sylvia is currently a member of the Huntsville Art Society.


See something you like, but would like a similar view in the style of the artist? Commissions are welcome for discussion!

 

UPCOMING and CURRENT SHOWS!

 

  • Huntsville Art Crawl June 1 to 30th. A few of my pieces are found at the Allora Restaurant at 19 Main St East in Huntsville!
  • June 22nd - Huntsville Plein Air Vendors Market at River Mill Park, Huntsville. You will find me in a tent painting to auction off at end of day, as well as a few of my works for sale!
  • July 12 to 14th I am online at the Toronto Outdoor Art Festival.  https://toaf.ca/gallery/sylvia-kerschl
  • July 17th I will be holding a 4 hour palette painting course in Huntsville. Email for details!
  • July 20th and August 17th you will find me at the new Eclipse Gallery on HWY 60 in Dwight Ontario doing a live painting demonstration from 11 am to 2 pm!

 

Check out this You Tube Video of my art collaboration with composer/pianist Margin Alexander! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TsGyTxgnBE

 

PREVIOUS EXHIBITIONS

 

  • HAS Huntsville Art Society members show - IT'S GOING TO BE AMAZING - Nov 30, 2021 to Jan 18, 2022 Partners Hall, Algonquin Theater  37 Main St East, Huntsville Ontario
  • HAS Huntsville Art Society members show - FRESH PAINT SHOW - Feb 16 - Mar 14, 2022Partners Hall, Algonquin Theater  37 Main St East, Huntsville Ontario
  • HAS Huntsville Art Society members show - SWING INTO SPRING SHOW - Apr 26 - May 31, 2022Partners Hall, Algonquin Theater  37 Main St East, Huntsville Ontario
  • Participating in Square Foot North Fundraiser in support of Hospice Huntsville and HAS , Sept 2nd and 3rd, 2022Partners Hall, Algonquin Theater 37 Main St East, Huntsville Ontario
  • Solo Show - A RETROSPECTIVE OF MY NATURE - Sept 7th to Sept 29th, 2022Partners Hall, Algonquin Theater 37 Main St East, Huntsville OntarioOpening Celebration held Sept 10th 2pm to 4pm
  • Nov 28, 2022   Now represented by Eclipse Art Gallery, Deerhurst, Huntsville, Ontario www.eclipseartgallery.ca
  • Update Mar 2023 -  new pieces at the Eclipse Art Gallery for sale! Check them out!
  • 6 X 6 BY SIX EVENT - MAY 6TH AT 6 PM, HUNTSVILLE FESTIVAL OF ARTS STUDIO, HUNTSVILLE, ONTARIO Six artists presenting six, 6" x 6" canvases for sale!  A two hour evening event in downtown Huntsville
  • HUNTSVILLE ART CRAWL - JUNE 1 2023 - JUNE 30TH 2023 
  • Algonquin Park, East Gate Visitors Center (by Whitney) - "FOOTSTEPS IN ALGONQUIN" September 2023! I will be presenting a number of my works along with two other artists, Giedre Abromaitis and Jaynie Coulterman. Sept 1, 2023 to Sept 27, 2023 Put it in your calendar!!
  • November 3rd 2023, Huntsville's Hospice Art Challenge held at Canvas Brewing. 6 pm to 9 pm. Four artists, yours truly included, to paint a 16" x 20" canvas in 45 minutes! The pieces will be auctioned off once done along with a silent auction to benefit hospice! Tickets are available for this event at Hospice Huntsville.
  • November 4th 2023,  Our second 6x6x6 Show at the Huntsville Festival of Arts Studio from 2pm to 5pm! Six artists will present six  6"x6" pieces for sale! This coincides with Girlfriends Getaway Weekend in  Huntsville. We will have wine and apps so if you are in town, please come visit us
  • November 1st to 30th 2023, Muskoka On My Mind Show at Partners Hall, Algonquin Theater ,27 Main St East, Huntsville. I will be sharing the gallery with Tom Clark, an amazing watercolorist! November 2nd we will be hosting an opening celebration from 5pm to 7 pm! Please join us if you are in the area!
  • 6 X 6 BY SIX EVENT - MAY 4TH AT 1 PM, HUNTSVILLE FESTIVAL OF ARTS STUDIO, HUNTSVILLE, ONTARIO Six artists presenting six, 6" x 6" canvases for sale!  A two hour afternoon event in downtown Huntsville.
  • OUR SPACE Studio Tour presented by Helena Renwick and myself. An opportunity for you to see where the magic happens and view our current works in our homes! To be held May 25th 11:am to 4:00 pm and May 26th 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.