The Artists

The group of artists who call themselves Painters 6, Linda Chen, Sheila Ghazarian, Vita Keeling, Florica Laslau, Glen Ou and Lynda Warne, became acquainted while attending Life Drawing classes with artist Neville Clarke at the Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery of Markham (Varley Art Gallery) in Unionville, Ontario. Five members of Painters 6, Chen, Ghazarian, Keeling, Laslau and Warne were also practicing portraiture while attending portrait classes at the Toronto School of Art. Ou is an accomplished professional photographer who is also dedicated to art.