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“Who Knew? Retired lawyer becomes Canadian watercolour sensation”

Heather Hannon Island Art Studio
Ranked #4 of 4 things to do in Stanhope
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: We offer a wide selection of beautiful original artwork and fine art prints of Island and Maritime theme watercolours. The fine art prints are available in various sizes. Check out our website and browse through the many works of art until you find that special memento of your PEI vacation. Or visit our exclusive retailer on Prince Edward Island: The Dunes Gallery, in Brackley Beach. The Dunes carries an extensive selection of our prints. Heather's work is an accomplished combination of fine detail and vibrant colour in eye-catching compositions that you will enjoy for a lifetime.
Reviewed 28 March 2014

As one reads in the Carolyn012 review below, my wife and I also own two of Heather's works. I have never seen anything like them. She really knows how to portray her native Maritimes. And the depiction of both light and shadow in her seascapes is absolutely stunning. Our paintings are now framed and hanging proudly in our Vancouver living room.

And Heather's studio in Stanhope on P.E.I. is worth a look. It is in a beautiful setting not far from the ocean to the north of the island. And many of Heather's original paintings are also available as either a numbered copy or a print. There is something lovely for any budget.

1  Thank gordon49
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Reviewed 8 December 2013

My husband and I both love Heather's style and subject matter.
We have started a collection of her work, which we have proudly on display in our Montreal home, and our old farmhouse on the Island.
The studio is a must-go-see. Heather's artistic talents extend to gardening, and there is a magnificent garden on her idyllic piece of property in Stanhope.

Thank Barbara C
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Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

I had Heather outfit our hotel with her art. She was very mindful of our needs, and took careful attention to ensure we had exactly what we needed to make our hallways look good!

Heather was incredibly professional to boot!

Oh! And her art work! I love all the pieces featuring sea shells, and boats. Her use of colour is masterful, and really compliments any wall.

Definitely check out her shop!

Thank hhhouse
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

We have two of Heather's watercolour paintings adorning our walls and enjoy them daily. We particularly like her landscapes of the island with ocean and sand views. Some of her recent floral paintings are beautiful also. Her art gallery in Stanhope is well worth a visit to see what she has on offer. She has paintings in various sizes and price points. If you aren't ready for an original, she also has framed prints that are lovely and quite reasonably priced. You can find her paintings in other locations such as The Dunes, but the best selection and best prices will be at her studio. She is conveniently located as well. If you like to collect art, or want a memory to take home of your PEI vacation, this is the place to go.

Thank Carolyn012
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Reviewed 7 July 2013

After our Dalmation passed away a few years ago I commissioned Heather to paint a portrait - one of the best decisions made as you can see from the attached photo of the painting of Moondance.

Heather now has a small studio in Stanhope, PEI showing her collection of original watercolours. While somewhat off the beaten path (what isn't in Prince Edward Island but that's why you're there and it is a scenic drive) Heather's studio is well worth a visit. Her excellent website will provide you examples of a number of beautiful original watercolours as well as many prints ranging from lighthouses, boats, seascapes, shores and shells, cottages, gardens, and cats ... to Moondance.

If in the Stanhope area be sure to visit Heather and perhaps take home a wonderful print, or original painting.

Thank NSMoosehead
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