Eileen Myers

Eileen Myers was born England and immigrated in 1969 where she had a career in the fashion industry. After retirement Eileen continued her passion for painting landscapes and flowers and what inspires her to pick up a brush. Oil is her medium of choice, but dabbles in acrylic and watercolour. As well as being a member of the Spirit of the Hills, she also is a member of the Colborne Art Gallery where she is currently treasurer.


Eileen Myers was born in England and attended the Nottingham College Of Art, 1961-1965 Graduating with Intermediate and National diploma in Design, majoring in Fashion Design.

After starting her career in Fashion designer she emigrated to Canada. In 1969 and continued in the industry and even incorporated a short spell Teaching at George Brown College.

With a love of sewing she also taught sewing at night school and did sewing alterations for stores, she started a small business making soft sculptured Dolls and craft.

Her life dream was to be an Artist from an early age, but it was not to be until later in life that she had the opportunity to get back to doing the art she wanted to do. She took many courses over the years, joining art groups and learning new techniques until she found her groove.

After retiring she had more time to devote to her painting and was a member of several art association, and participating in bi-annual shows and Juried Shows.

At the Oshawa Art Association she was an active member of the executive board, and was the Program Co-ordinator /Workshops for the group for many years.

Since moving to Colborne she has joined the Colborne Art Gallery and looks forward to participating in their shows and participating in the Co-Op.

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Graduating in 1965 from the Nottingham College of Art,
Intermediate Diploma in Fashion Design 1964
National Diploma in Fashion Design 1965.


Art Guild of Scarborough -2002 -2017
Certificate of merit 2013
Exhibited in Spring and Fall Group Shows 2012- 2017
Exhibited in Juried Cedar ridge 2015 show

Oshawa Art Association 2013-2021
Exhibited in Annual Juried shows at Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Exhibited in Spring and Fall shows 2014- 2019
Exhibited in Gallery 67 co op of Oshawa art association.
Program Co-ordinator 2015-2018

Station Gallery Whitby
Exhibited in Member artists juried shows.
Donated drawing for art exhibition and sale.

Pine Ridge Arts Council 2013-2016
Exhibited in annual Juried shows
Won Honourable mention in 2015

Ajax council for the arts
Group show Todmorden Mills -2017
Sunnybrook Hostpital group show 2017
Art Square Gallery, Toronto, group show 2017
Spring and Fall Group show 2017

Scugog Council for the arts
Exhibited in Annual Juried shows 2016-2017
Garden and flower group show 21017

Oshawa Peony Festival 2015 -2018
Exhibited in festival winning first prize in 2017

Southern Orchid Society 2015-2017
Won first prize and best in class 2015- 2016
Won Third prize in 2017

Oshawa Seniors Centre 2013 -2019
Exhibited in annual juried show at Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Elgin Military Museum 2014
Donated a picture of Submarine to the exhibition.

Allans Artists 2018 2020
Exhibited at several group shows of Allans Artists.

Colborne Art Gallery , Co Op 2020
Exhibited in Fall show of 2020