I worked in the financial world  in Toronto and New York City and moved to Nova Scotia in 1995 to take on  a completely new venture - retail.  My husband, John Shearson, and I owned and operated the seasonal Warp & Woof Gifts and Gallery in Chester, Nova Scotia until we closed it in 2012.  

 I picked up a paint brush in 2004 and started showing first in our Gallery ad then in various other galleries and group shows.  I sold my first 2 pieces, under the name Isabella Fletcher, in our gallery.


I joined the Aspotogan Arts and Crafts group of artists in 2014 and Abstract Studio in 2016.


I have taken painting and drawing workshops/open studio sessions with Saim Caglayan, Robert Seyffert, Malcolm Calloway, Jennie Carton, Brian Atyeo, Heather Sayeau, Leya Eveyln and Harold Klunder.


I work from my studio overlooking the Front Harbour of Chester.  You may visit by appointment.  

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