Maureen Walton’s Biography of Artistic Life

MURALS

1998 to 2016

  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

2009-2016

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

Facilitator For:

– Power of the Womb, from the Q’ero teachings, with Maureen Walton
– Seven Waves Womb Dance, with Roula Said (annual))
– Kundalini Yoga, with Ela Bielski

-Seven Sisters Mystery School, with Marguerite Rigoglioso, California

 

1980-1996

Education  of Amber Walton-Amar & Elia Walton-Amar- (homeschool 7 years)

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 Womb Chakra & Blood Masteries
– Biodynamic Farming Course,& Waldorf Child Education workshops, Rudolf Stiener

Experiential

– 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 ,

for the Limestone Algonquin School Boards.

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.