Today's Featured Artist: Michael Godard

Pixels Exclusive: Introducing the hottest summer accessory of 2016... round beach towels!   FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING.

Fine Art America has expanded to 14 fulfillment centers in 5 countries!

David Bowie Remembered - A Collection of Unpublished Portraits by Terry O'Neill

Now shipping framed prints from Canada!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

Live from New York... it's Anne Geddes!   Watch Anne create one of her iconic holiday images live from her studio in NYC at 10:00 AM EST today.

Holiday procrastinators... purchase a gift certificate and get it delivered right to your inbox.

Wrap your gifts with a reusable holiday tote bag!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

Check out our Holiday Gift Guide!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim - Fine Artist

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim

Kingston, ON - Canada








Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim

Kingston, ON - Canada

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim - Fine Artist

Member Since:

November 6th, 2010







Join E-Mail List

Visit Website

About Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim

About Me

I am a visual artist who enjoys exploring vibrant colour, textures, contrast and light in a variety of media.

As a child, I got very excited when I received a large, brand new box of crayons for Christmas. I would take each crayon and see how the colour looked on a piece of paper. I loved doodling, drawing flowers, clowns and other designs from my imagination.

I incorporated this graphic style into my teaching as an elementary school teacher.

When I retired, I started taking courses in drawing and painting: first watercolour and then acrylics. Nature is my favourite theme. I am drawn to the works of Monet and Renoir. I try to interpret and understand the beauty that I see around me through my art.

Although frustrating at times, I enjoy solving problems in painting. I constantly question during the painting process if something is working or not. If it is not working, I wonder how can I change it. I get a lot of satisfaction when everything in my painting seems to come together.

Recently, I have been learning how to create art digitally. The one thing I really appreciate about it is that I can experiment with ideas using layers without committing myself to it until the end. I can come back at a later date and change something in my composition without having to start all over again. I tend to go back and forth between my digital and my hands on approach to creating.

I belong to a group called Brushworks that exhibits their art in the community. I volunteer at the Kingston School of Art. I have started a group called Art it Up there. Artists come to the Kingston School of Art to work with other artists on their own projects. Informal critiques and information sharing are vital parts of each three hour session.

Art has now become part of my daily life. I hope to continue to create for many years to come.

Artwork Feed

Events Feed

Blog Feed

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Art

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Canvas Prints

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Framed Prints

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Acrylic Prints

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Metal Prints

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Prints

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Posters

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Greeting Cards

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim iPhone Cases

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Galaxy Cases

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Tote Bags

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Throw Pillows

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Duvet Covers

Jo-Anne Gazo-McKim Shower Curtains



7 Images


50 Images


90 Images

Square Format

20 Images


20 Images


62 Images


4 Images

Canyon Lands

3 Images


194 Images


13 Images


62 Images


11 Images


146 Images


32 Images

Digital Art

287 Images


284 Images

Kid's Art

14 Images