Brigitte Schreyer was born, raised and educated in Germany.
She immigrated to Canada in 1960 and became a Canadian Citizen
in 1967. She studied Art History at Sheridan College of Applied
Art and Technology, Oakville, Ontario, as well as a variety
of painting media with various accomplished Canadian and American
Her favourite painting mediums are transparent watercolour
and oil painting. She finds most of her subject matter nearby
in familiar surroundings. She also gets inspiration from her
travels, but Brigitte's favorite landscapes are those depicting
the far north, rugged coasts and the Canadian prairies, where
she lived for many years.
Brigitte has been teaching watercolour classes and workshops
at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
and for various Art Groups throughout Ontario and Canada since
1978. She is recognized for her 'light and shadow' value lessons,
as well as her glazing techniques. She won numerous awards for
her work in watercolour.
She has been an invited Guest Lecturer and Juror for many Art
Groups and Art Societies.
Exhibitions: Brigitte's paintings have been shown in
many Solo and Group Shows in private and public galleries and
she participated in numerous Juried Exhibitions in Canada.
Professional Societies (elected member)
• 1985 - Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour (five
years as an active member of the executive)
• 1990 - Ontario Society of Artists (three years as an
active member of the executive)
• 1994 - Society of Canadian Artists
• 2006 - Polar Artists Group (PAG)
• C.S.P.W.C. Diploma Collection
• Nippondenso Canada Ltd.
• Crown Life Insurance Co.
• Magna International
• Pitney Bowes
• City of Mississauga
• Capital Funding Corporation
• Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont, Jasper & Banff
Brigitte is a contributing author in Watercolor for the
Fun of It - Easy Landscapes by well known watercolour artist
Jack Reid, published by North Light Books in 2004, as well as
A Painter's Quick Reference: Flowers, also published
by North Light Books in September 2005.