Penelope is an accomplished self taught commercial artist for over 15 years. Her formal education was attained at the Montreal Academy of design where she received a degree in fashion design. Penelope was born and raised in Montreal, and is bilingual. Over forty original murals currently grace downtown Chatham-kent buildings, schools, corporations, institutions and private homes. Her teaching experience is also vast and varied…from art instructing for the Municipality mural programs to Award winning mural youth projects with Crime Stoppers through the Chatham-Kent High schools. She is also an Artiste en residence for the School board La Providence and works an art work shop in Lambton public school. She currently paints murals, teaches art, and paints large florals inspired by her gardens. Her work can be found in private collections in Montreal, Toronto, London, Chatham and Florida.