My name is Dominique Chantal Faivre
I always loved colors, I knew I would enjoy painting in oils.
France, the country of my birth and where I lived till my late teens, was the right place to appreciate and love art.
My family and I moved to Canada. Our first stop was Montreal and then Thunder Bay, Ontario. There, I met my husband Michael. We are now residing Oshawa Ontario.
I am a self-taught artist, sometimes I do some sketching and then put my ideas onto my canvas, or I work directly onto it. I take some of my inspirations from my photographs that I took during my travels. I work with oils which is my favorite medium, I do mostly landscapes. I like to show into my work a lot of details and colors.
Collections in Europe, Canada and United States.
Criticism is part of being an artist, and the only way I have ever taken it is for the betterment of my work. Not everybody is going to like what you do.
While constructive criticism makes me a better artist, non constructive criticism is just someone's opinion, and usually worth ignoring. I find that I am my greatest critic. As long as I like my work and can see ways to improve it, I believe I will continue to grow as an artist".