Verna Korkie

Verna Korkie

Forever and always I have adored pretty things. To be present in beautiful environments filled me with joy.

In Weyburn, Saskatchewan where I grew up, art was not “taught” as a subject so it didn’t occur to me to pursue this endeavour. A single experience early in adulthood answered any questions I might have had about my artistic ability. It was abysmal; the end of it.

Or so I thought – until recently. Rounding a corner on a road that was not really a road in Iceland, I came upon an ancient bicycle decorated with hanging baskets of flowers. My immediate reaction was, “I want to paint this!”


That bolt out of the blue came as a shocker. But it was the catalyst that started my foray into the wonderful world of art and oil painting.

Married to Bob for 42 years, we have three grown sons who live in the US, and twin grandchildren.

My former “lives” were RN, owner of a disability case management company, and founder of Curves in Canmore. Retired and content, we split our time between Canmore, our acreage at Stony Plain, and the US. The best is yet to come …..

Contact Verna at:

403-675-1141 or 780-982-2488

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