Maureen Walton’s Biography of Artistic Life

2010 to 2021- Reasearcher, teacher,artist
Retreats at Wyldwood Sojourn. 2118 Melrose rd Marysville.
Womb Wisdom school.
Reclaiming the Blood Masteries. Andean traditions from precontact. re-membering the lost global arts of parthenogenesis and self conceiving.  personal small retreat circles of 8 to 12 women at wooded location. Online videos, teachings and zoom Round Table discussions. Advanced levels.

Book- Dark Lodge Organic Womb Technology practices. 2022

MURALS

1998 to 2018

  Mural Painting for Community venues, Public schools, Colleges, Museums, Seniors homes, Business & Private Homes in Hastings, Frontenac, Toronto, Squamish B.C. Brazil etc.

Book Illustration.

TEACHING

2009-2021

Owner Founder of Wyldwood Sojourn Retreat Center, Marysville, Lonsdale , Hastings, Ontario
– Host of the global movement of the Dark Lodge (a monthly Moon Lodge practice for women)
– Shamanic retreats -restoring lost inner Feminine mysteries

1980-1996

Education  of Amber Walton-Amar & Elia Walton-Amar- (homeschool 7 years)  develop fine arts. sculpture .

PAST WORK IN THE ARTS

Illustration

– Southam Newspaper Syndicate; The Bed Time Story(freelance)
– Ginn & Gage Publishers(free lance)
– Sydney Aust. Education Dept. Layout & Design Position(full time position)
– Fashion Illustrator: Toronto (full time Advertising Studio Positions)

Animation

– Rainbow Animation (Layout & Character Design) Toronto
– Nelvana Animation (Layout Artist) Toronto
– Tower Graphics (layout Artist)

Self Employment

– Wooden Toy Design, Scallywag Toys with M. Amar
– Educational Design Kit of the Inuit Traditional Life, Klienburg Art Gallery with M. Amar
– Teaching Contracts with OAC Artists in the Schools Program

ARTS & CULTURE EDUCATION

Formal

– Banff School of Fine Arts; Arts Sake, Toronto; Life Drawing Courses
– Storytelling Workshops with the Toronto Storytellers Association
– Study of the Inca Traditions of the  Blood Masteries
– Biodynamic Farming Course,& Waldorf Child Education workshops, Rudolf Stiener

Experiential- Global travel

– Emersion in Shamanic culture & Art of of PNG (House Tamaran,Yam Festivals etc.)1975
– Air Travel to Remote PNG Tribes
– Emersion in Balineese Hindu Culture 1975
– Emersion in Australian Shamanic culture & art (Arnhemland) 1974
– Emersion in Shamanic Netsilingmiut Culture of Nunavut (Birth Daughter) 1983 Kugarruk

 ARTS GRANTS & EXHIBITS
OAC

Short Term Grants & Artists in the Schools                                                 Ontario Artists in the Schools grant with Ontario Arts Council,  Sept 2012 ,

Toronto Galleries

Gallery 1313, Illuminary Gallery, Blizzmax, Blue Dot Gallery,Freedom Within, Factory77,Edward Day Gallery

Kingston Galleries

Agnes Etherington,Queens U., Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston Women Artists Association,Parrot Center Library.