Shirley Verdone. The Artist's Profile

Shirley is an artist, illustrator, and cartoonist working out of her home in Calgary, Alberta. She obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Concordia University in Montreal. She has honed her artistic and cartooning skills over the last 40 years while, at the same time, raising her 4 children.

Shirley has demonstrated her talents and abilities as an artist by working in many media such as pencil and charcoal drawing, water color, acrylic paintings on canvas, and etchings. Some of these are showcased on this website. But her illustrations and cartoons are what have charmed many over the years. They are simple and elegant, colorful and capable of displaying a full scale of feelings and emotions.