About

Tannis Trydal – an art educator, author of art curriculum and award winning professional artist.

“I declare this world is so beautiful that I can hardly believe it exists.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tannis’s simple depiction of natural forms captures the beauty of nature in all it’s awesome wonder.  A close observer of nature, she sees its beauty in all places and at all times. 

As a professional artist and active member of the Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists, she exhibits and sells her work in numerous venues, including:

  • Federation of Canadian Artists Curated  National Gallery Exhibitions in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists curated Gallery exhibitions
  • Traveling art exhibitions

Her drawings and paintings have received provincial and national recognition and awards in numerous venues including:

Honorable Mention: Federation of Canadian Artist’s curated ‘Crisis 2020’ at the FCA National Gallery in Vancouver, BC.

Third Place: Peace River Chapter Federation of Canadian Artist’s curated “Fleeting Moments” at the Ft. St. John Art Gallery in Ft. St. John  (2019)

Third Place: Peace River Chapter Federation of Canadian Artist’s curated “A World of Contrast” at the Centre for Creative Arts in Grande Prairie Alberta (2019)

First Place (Encana Award of Excellence): Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists Bright Ideas Juried Art show (2016)

Second Place: Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists “Artists Choice” Juried Art Show at the Dawson Creek Art Gallery (2016).

First Place: Beaverlodge Art and Cultural Centre Juried Art Show (2010)

Over ten years of experience. teaching absolute beginners to draw

Study with me

Click here to enroll or learn more about Tannis’s course ‘Painting with Colored Pencils Online Beginner Course’. One on one instruction from the comfort of your home.

Self Study

Tannis’s easy to follow, self study colored pencil tutorials can be found at Drawspace.com.