"My art reflects my love of nature and
the world around me. Through my paintings,
I bring nature and life inside. "
Inspired by Life. Inspired by Nature.
Take your love of art and all things beautiful to the next level. Look through the captivating paintings by Maria and immerse yourself in a world of colour. We provide over 25 years of knowledge and expertise in art. Browse our gallery to find just what you’re looking for. We will be happy to help you choose your next piece of original art by Maria Connell. Contact us at the email or telephone number provided on the gallery website.
Spirited Nuns Collection
Maria completed courses at the Emily Carr School of Art & Design in British Columbia, the Ottawa School of Art and at the Nepean Visual Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON. As an expressive arts facilitator, Maria designed and taught courses working with various textiles, presented workshops exploring various techniques using mixed media on textiles.
Every Woman Counts
Save the date...
Saturday June 10, 2023
Where: The Britannia Bake Shop located at:
2728 Howe St, Ottawa, ON K2B 6W8
Time: 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Meet Maria Connell
where she will be showing and selling her art including the
Billet Doux (bil-lay-doo) collection of greeting cards
Happy International Women's Day 2023
To all the women artists around the globe, each one of you is special and unique. Thanks to each of you, you have created a world with more colour and more beauty through the art you make. Today and every day, remember that each of you amazing women count. You count not only in the art world but in the lives of those you brighten and touch through your work. Today, I celebrate you, the successful artists, the young women and girls aspiring to be artists and I want you to know that your dream is within reach. Happy International Women's Day.
So excited to participate in the
2022 Small Works Event
...We're headed to Perth, ON
Date: November 3 - November 13
Place: Katherine Muir Miller Gallery
Address: 22 Gore Street East
Come and enjoy the artwork. My "Spirited Nuns Collection" and Canadian landscapes will be part of this event.
Billet Doux Shop
Greeting Card Collection by Maria Connell
Visit the gallery store and brouse the Billet Doux (Bil-lay-doo) collection of greeting cards designed by Maria. Billet Doux is a French term that means a sweet note, a love note. Choose from a variety of beautiful and original greeting cards in the shop. Send a card to that special someone, a friend, or family member just to let them know you are thinking about them. When you send a billet doux greeting card, you are giving the gift of art and greeting cards or "les billets doux" never go out of style.