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Lorraine Thayer
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Lorraine Thayer was raised in the Eastern Townships of Quebec where she spent much of her childhood visiting her grandfather’s farm. Of all the animals on the farm, cattle were the most attractive to Lorraine. She spent many hours in the cow field enjoying the restful companionship of these gentle creatures.

Now living in Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Lorraine works and teaches at her studio home, Bearly Thayer Studio. She keeps her own small herd of cattle which she often features in her realistic watercolour paintings and in her interpretive sculptures. Commissions of cattle for the beef industry represent a large portion of Lorraine’s work and her paintings are in private and corporate collections across North…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 23
  • Joined August 26, 2009

Favorite materials

Plaster, paint, porcelain, watercolour, acrylic, sewing patterns

About

Lorraine Thayer
Biography




Lorraine Thayer was raised in the Eastern Townships of Quebec where she spent much of her childhood visiting her grandfather’s farm. Of all the animals on the farm, cattle were the most attractive to Lorraine. She spent many hours in the cow field enjoying the restful companionship of these gentle creatures.

Now living in Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Lorraine works and teaches at her studio home, Bearly Thayer Studio. She keeps her own small herd of cattle which she often features in her realistic watercolour paintings and in her interpretive sculptures. Commissions of cattle for the beef industry represent a large portion of Lorraine’s work and her paintings are in private and corporate collections across North America. She has received awards at juried shows for her paintings and for her interpretive, whimsical sculptures.

Lorraine is currently exploring a new development in her work which involves cupcakes. This change of subject matter was precipitated by her Visual and Creative Arts studies at Fleming College in Haliburton, Ontario.

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