About Wendy

Wendy IrvineWendy D. Irvine is a Canadian painter, illustrator and portraitist.

Her experience in different art forms has been wide and varied. Through contracts and commissions, she has provided many portraits and pieces of artwork for clients, and illustrations for the Federal Government of Canada, Government of the Northwest Territories, Prince Edward Island, and City of Ottawa.

Wendy's interest in social issues led to published political illustrations for fundraising literature and reports for such organizations as the National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO), the Ottawa Council for Low-Income Support Services (OCLISS), and the Yellowknife Women's Society (YWS). She has also designed logos for two of these organizations.

Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Wendy has lived in Winnipeg and St. Norbert, Manitoba; Yellowknife, NWT; Victoria, BC (member of the Island Illustrators Society); Calgary, Okotoks, and Canmore, Alberta (member of the Federation of Canadian Artists); Charlottetown, PEI; Eastern Passage and Parrsboro, Nova Scotia; in a farmhouse in Québec; and for a time in Miami, Florida. She now resides in Canada's capital city (member of CARFAC) with her husband, Steve and son, Mike.