Doris is a watercolourist, dabbling in acrylics, pastels and painting on silk. Mainly self-taught, she was greatly inspired by workshops with Ann Balch, Joan Gregory, Joanne Hunt and Susan Jardine.
Doris loves her perennial garden which infuses her cooking; she also likes to read, hike, and travel.
For seven years Doris volunteered for the historic Saint John Art Club as Membership Chair and Newsletter Editor. She is member of the Sackville Art Association, the Shediac Arts Council and CAPS. She also teaches with workshops and demonstrations.
- exhibited at a number of galleries including the Heron Bay Gallery, Galerie Rouge-Gorge, and the Owens Art Gallery,
- participated in group exhibits including Art Across the March,
- been Artist of the Month at the Saint John Art Gallery, and the Saint John Exhibition where she was awarded first prize for “Tee Gee: Looking for the Light”, and
- illustrated three children's books
In addition, her paintings have found homes in California, British Columbia, Ontario, and the Maritimes as well as Europe.