Sunset on the Lake - Gwynneth Heaton

DysART Trail

Sunset on the Lake - Gwynneth Heaton

Haliburton, Ontario K0M, Canada

Created By: Tammy Rea


Sunset on The Lake

Acrylic: 20” x 30” $400

Gwynneth Heaton’s studio on Horseshoe Lake, ‘Maison Moose’, is where she enjoys painting colourful landscapes, animals and non-objective works. She began painting with watercolours in 2002 and later added acrylics to her arsenal. Creating, for her, is a battle with the medium to achieve the desired affect. She has exhibited, sold paintings and won awards. A member of the Willowdale Group of Artists and the Don Valley Art Club, Gwynneth has also attended many courses at the Haliburton School of Art + Design.

About the Work

Evenings at the cottage are idyllic when there is a sunset to watch. While full of violent colours, it is also extremely peaceful. A photograph of a sunset over Horseshoe Lake inspired this painting. Along with other cottagers, we would go out on the lake in a boat to watch the play of colours in the sky. It could have been a social time, and sometimes it was, but most often it was a time for contemplation and tranquility. My cottage is a humble summer cabin. The sunsets over the lake are the music of the air that sweetens our evenings in Haliburton.

Sunset on the Lake can be found at Canoef FM. Canoe FM, as a not for profit volunteer based community radio station, is the Voice of the Haliburton Highlands. Their mission is to provide balanced programming, including entertainment and vital information. For more information about Canoe FM see

This point of interest is part of the tour: DysART Trail


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