A Special Commission for Trent University

In May, I was approached by Trent University  to create a large scale piece for their recently renovated student health centre. This mixed media piece was inspired by the serene landscape of the campus and its known association with nature, which has been a great influence in my work.
The Trent University campus has always been an inspiring environment to me. The way the unique architecture harmonizes with nature and to have a river flowing directly through the campus, its surreal. Its beautiful to see how we can embrace nature for all its beauty.
Over the duration of June, I worked layer by layer as this painting evolved, beginning to take a life all of its own on.

I invite you to take a look into the process of this piece and hope you enjoy.
I am extremely honoured and happy to of had this opportunity and for my piece to be established in its new home.

If you are interested in having a piece created for you, please send me a message to discuss what unique piece awaits you.

MPP Jeff Leal helped Trent University open its newly renovated health clinic Tuesday morning.

The Trent alumnus (Class of ’74) was on hand with Trent staff and students and members of the Greater Peterborough Health Services Foundation and Peterborough Kawartha Rotary Club, for a tour of the student health clinic, all as part of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario’s (RNAO) Take your MPP to Work initiative.

“I am thrilled to welcome our partners who funded some unique projects this year. As a result of their support, we are fulfilling our goals for an inclusive space that meet students’ clinical needs – but also helps them feel welcome,” stated Ruth Walker, manager of Student Health Services at Trent, in a release.

“When students arrive to Trent, many are accessing healthcare for the first time on their own. We want this to be a place where they feel comfortable asking for help.”

Two new features, based on the Student Wellness Centre’s Biopsychosocial model of care, were highlighted: an accessible barrier-free exam table, funded by the Greater Peterborough Health Services Foundations; and therapeutic artwork, funded by the Peterborough Kawartha Rotary Club.

The Greater Peterborough Health Services Foundation, also known as Your Family Health Team Foundation, funded the barrier-free exam table.

“We are very pleased to be able to support Student Health Services at Trent,” stated Laura Kennedy, executive director, GPHSF, Your Family Health Team Foundation. “A barrier free examination table is a basic need of every primary care clinic in order to ensure all patients can appropriately access the care they require.  The team at Trent Health Services has done an exceptional job of creating an inclusive, safe space and we are proud to be a partner of their patient circle of care.”

Financial support from the Peterborough Kawartha Rotary Club led to the creation of nature-based art pieces for the clinic. Artist Cherylanne James, an Anishinaabekwe from Rama First Nation, is creating two art pieces, while a large piece has been created for the waiting area by local artist Brianna Gosselin.

The Peterborough Examiner Article can be accessed here.



Photos of June Workshops in the STUDIO

A visual glimpse into June’s workshops at the STUDIO!

Thank you everyone for attending. I greatly appreciate everyone who comes out to join in on the creative fun and for the support.

If you are interested in attending a workshop, please head on over to the classes section to see what adventure awaits you!

June 10 – Birch Tree Paintings

June 24 – Lotus Flower Paintings


Photos of May Workshops in the STUDIO

A visual glimpse into May’s workshops at the STUDIO!

Thank you everyone for attending. I greatly appreciate everyone who comes out to join in on the creative fun and for the support.

If you are interested in attending a workshop, please head on over to the classes section to see what adventure awaits you!

May 13 – Private Painting Party


Colour your own Mother’s Day card

Download and colour your own Mother’s Day card!

I have created a special Mother’s Day card for you to download, print and colour in. Perfect to give to moms, step-moms, caregivers or anyone you feel has played an important role in your life.
This fun design is suitable for all ages to colour in, especially adults. After all, why should kids have all the fun 😉

To make your card sturdier, I recommend printing on card stock.
If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate on sending a message.

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Download and print Mother’s Day card.


Download and print Mother’s Day colouring pages.

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Give the gift of creativity!

A Special Mother’s Day Workshop

Mothers Day Event – Dream Tree Miniatures
Sunday, May 14
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Ages: 15+

Only 5 spots remain!
Register online today.

We will be creating a colourful piece of art featuring the spirit of nature.
Students will be introduced to a variety of skills including paint dripping, unique colour combinations, glazing and more to create a unique piece of art to take home that day.
This workshops is geared for both beginners and intermediates.

Join us this year for a special Mothers Day event!
Rather you are a mother, stepmom, or caregiver and needing an afternoon away to yourself. Or you wish to attend a workshop with your child, or if you wish to come and create a piece of art in honour of your mom on this special day.

This event encourages you to escape for an afternoon, enjoy a creative workshop as we create a miniature piece of art. Light refreshments will be provided along with a unique gift bag for you to take home with you to make for a perfect TLC evening.

All materials and supplies will be provided.
Pre registration and payment is required to reserve your spot for this event. Payment can be made upon registration through this website by paypal, by sending an e-transfer to briannagosselin@hotmail.com, cheque or cash.
Please note 24 hour notice is needed for refund due to cancellation

Please note the image displayed is merely an example, the pieces created during this event will be different from one another.