Janice Guinan is a Nova Scotian artist who who derives her inspiration from an appreciation of God's creation. She passionately believes in the importance of the visual arts in the promotion and preservation of our history and culture. Guinan has been nominated twice for the Lieutenant Governor"s Masterworks Art Award. Her paintings are part of the permanent art collections of the Town of Truro, the County of Colchester, the RCMP Operational Communication Centre, the Fairbanks Interpretive Centre, Nova Scotia Power, and in private collections across Canada, the United States and Europe. Her artwork has been featured in various media publications, including the 75th Special Anniversary edition of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly. She is also a featured artist in the book,"Contemporary Nova Scotia Artists, Volume 2", by Dee Appleby.
Artist Statement: For me painting presents a challenge and an adventure, a means of discovery which leads to a greater appreciation for the world around us. I believe visual art encourages one to dig deeper beyond what is seen to capture the essence of what is beyond and value its meaning.