Wynne Parkin was born in Montreal in 1965. Moving to Ontario in 1980, she studied graphic design at Conestoga College. In 1990, she took up residency in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she continued her studies at Instituto Allende.
Recently, she completed advanced individual studies at the prestigious Sir Sandford Fleming College in Haliburton, Ontario. Her work is strongly influenced by her life experiences and the beauty of nature. These paintings are works of a waking dreamer, whose idealistic and timeless visions are strongly influenced by her profound bond with her native province. Prismatic landscapes in vibrant, saturated color. Openly optimistic and joyful, these paintings are stunning expressions of Wynne’s own inner peace and zest for life.
"My goal is to bring people joy, My intention is for my pictures to stimulate people to think positively. " Breaking free from her figurative past she is meeting the challenge of simplifying and serving what is seen. Her recent series titled "Country & City" representing the Eastern Townships and local landscapes.
These are contemporary paintings of lush minimalism with bright saturated colours. Her paintings are in many private and prestigious collections, most recently including the Government of Canada’s New Democratic Party and Ontario’s Federation of Labour.