Pamela Meacher is a Barrie Ontario painter and poet, specializing in Victorian arts & crafts including beautiful watercolour paintings in botanical and fairy themes.
About the Artist
Pamela Meacher is an irrepressible and dedicated conservationist. Her passion burns too hot to be ignored. She has a gift of contagious enthusiasm. Pixilated as a child, she played with faeries. She also drew flowers and faeries from the unseen world of fables. She still delves into the small, magical world of faeries tucking them into botanical correct watercolour rendering, a genre that dates back to the Victorian Arts and Crafts movement. Such well known people in this field are Mary Cecily Barker, Wright. Someone who believed and loved the faeirie world was Sir Arthur Conon Doyle.
Why botanically correct you might query, she cannot paint otherwise as she believes that painting this way in turn honours and respects the beauty of the natural world. She has received many awards for her work, volunteerism and the books she has written and illustrated. Emily’s Enchanted Guardians, bronze award. Emily’s Perils and Poisons, gold award, from Moonbeam Children’s books U.S.A. The final book of this trilogy Emily’s Spirits of the Snow is now available. Through her connections and her art work Pamela has raised almost $35,000 for the Stephen Lewis foundation.
She has also worn many hats as Chair of a Multicultural organization, one of the founding directors of the Canadian Wildflower Society and on their board for 10 years. It was through this connection she is proud to be recorded on Wikipedia. Pamela is past Vice President of the Scugog Council for the Arts and for the last 4 years curator of their art gallery. She is also past Vice President of the Scugog Public Art Acquisition board.
Her call is deep, her call is strong, it will not let her sleep too long. This dedication has led to exhibit her work at The Royal Horticultural Society London U.K., The Roger Tory Peterson Inst. N.Y. U.S.A., The Confederation Arts Center, P.E.I., Toronto Botanical Gardens, The Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton and across Canada.
"It is through my passion for native flora that I hope to educate, conserve and protect the world natural around us. The mysterious unseen world of the faeries often pops into my floral works and they, hopefully, help children to be aware of the delicate balance of the world around us".
Royal Horticulural Exhibition - London, U.K.
The Roger Tory Peterson Institute - Jamestown, N.Y. The Roycroft Museum - East Aurora, N.Y.
The McMichael Canadian Collection - Kleingburg, ON
The Confederation Centre for the Arts - Charlottetown, P.E.I.
The Robert Mcglauchlin Gallery - Oshawa, ON
The Royal Botanical Gardens - Hamilton, ON
The Toronto Botanical Gardens - Toronto, ON
The Lindsay Gallery - Lindsay, ON
The Kent Farndale Gallery - Port Perry, ON
Scugog Council for the Arts - Port Perry, ON
University of Texas Library - Dallas, Tx.
The Edge Gallery - Barrie, ON
Rational Expressions Gallery - Stayner, ON
Moonbeam Book Awards U.S.A. Emily’s Enchanted Guardians, Bronze for illustration
Moonbeam Book Awards U.S.A. Emily’s Perils and Poisons, Gold for illustration
Kent Farndale Award, Patron of the Art 2012.
Chair of Multicultural Org. 1971 -77
Founding Director of the Canadian Wildflower Society 1984
Published in American Society of Botanical Artists March 2008
Published in Arabella 2012
Vice President Scugog Council for the Arts 2013 -2015
Vice President Scugog Public Arts Acquisition Board. 2014
Published in The Good Life 2016
Interested in Seeing More of Pamela's Work?
Pamela has made a few of her pieces available on The Artist's Page website.
You can also contact her directly through the form on this page.