Who is Sandy Brand?

I'm a story teller in paint instead of words. My work expresses my emotions and spirituality.  In sharing some of it with you I become vulnerable, human and "right-sized".   I'd like my work to touch your soul and energise your love of life.

 

I'm a Scot and a Canadian who's proud to call Canada home. I'm a painter

and printmaker with degrees and diplomas in art, psychology, business, music and Montessori teaching. A creator, a lover of life, a mother, grandmother and a friend. I've been making a living making art for over 40 years. My prints and big paintings are in private and corporate collections, movies, ads and in your homes - what more could I ask? (If you don't have a "Sandy Brand" of your own yet check out my Gallery!)

 

My students think I may be contagious. Their creativity is leading them to become ecstatic over things like a neat crack in the sidewalk, or a space between the branches in a tree ... I'm glad.  Please give me a call if you have any questions or would like to see my work here.  There's no such thing as a silly question.

 

Some of the collections I have paintings in are: Apple Canada, Ciba Geigy,

Du Pont Pharma, Drs. C. & R. Paton, Paris, France, E.M.I. (Records), Financial Times of Canada, George Wimpey Canada, D. Metcalfe & Partner, Toronto, Minicom Data Corporation Ltd., Mobile Oil Canada (Calgary), North York Hydro, Proctor & Gamble, Royal Bank, Royal Trust, Sanctuaire de Montreal, Secretary of State Office, Ottawa, Sony of Canada Ltd., Texaco, Tridel Corp., York Trillium Development and Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo.

 

Meet the newest member

of the family, Isla.

October 6, 2019

I've been drawing a lot recently and doing small paintings as I travel. While I've been around them, my grandchildren have been doing a bit as well. The drawing was a joint project with Ranger. He started it with a house, then we took turns talking about what we might add and what we wanted in it, till it was "done".

We even found a big canvas for him. I loved the immediacy of his brushstrokes, and how he knew exactly what colour he wanted where. The red flower above is his too. I couldn't have done better myself! He also created an almost see through white ghostly image, (I think it was a space ship) on purpose ... oh the joys of being five!

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NEXT OPEN ART CLASS 

will be on Sunday 27th October 1.30-4 pm

in my Studio, $35.