Anita Gutteridge was born and raised in Cobourg, Ontario. After Anita’s two children grew up and left home, to help fill in her time Anita began an oil painting course with Joanne Purdy and has been enjoying painting ever since. Gardening is another passion of Anita’s; her flowers are often reflected in her art, along with various other subject matter.
She has studied with Joanne Purdy, Lucy Manley, Stephen Snider, and others along her journey. As well as being a member of the Spirit of the Hills, she also is a member of the Brighton Arts Council.