Lynne Harrison

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My story

LL Harrison currently lives in Canmore, Alberta with the majestic peaks of the Three Sisters, Mt. Lawrence Grassi and Mt. Rundle dominating the view she enjoys from her home.

Lynne took a semester off University and at the age of 21, headed to Whistler BC to ski. She has lived out west ever since!  Finding inspiration in the mountains that she loves so much, Lynne painted and sold her work in Whistler shops/Galleries.

In 2000 Lynne moved to Canmore to be with her fiancé, Crazy Canuck Dave Irwin.  n the meantime, Lynne continued to paint and sell her artwork through galleries in Calgary and Canmore. 

Lynne has been Resident Artist numerous times at Num-ti-jah Lodge at Bow Lake, and recently guest painted at Canmore’s own TEDX in January 2016.
In 2002 Lynne co-founded the Dave Irwin Foundation for Brain Injury Recovery (DIFFBIR) and over the next decade, she organized and ran the annual Dash for Cash ski fundraisers at Sunshine Village.   Lynne has raised money for DIFFBIR through competing in Ironman Canada and by competing in multi-stage self-supported 250 km foot races in both the Sahara (2008) and Gobi Desert (2010).

In 2014 Lynne founded the Mental-Aid Foundation. Go to www.mental-aid.com    
The Mental-Aid Foundation raises money for and awareness of mental illness through innovative global arts and entertainment events. 

In May 2015 Lynne went MAIN STREET Canmore with Silver Tree Studio, showcasing her vibrant art which can also be found across North America in private collections. Currently, her work can be found at EFFUSION Gallery in Invermere BC, Silver Tree Studio in Canmore additionally her work has been juried into the 2016 Calgary Stampede Western Showcase. 

When she isn’t painting, Lynne runs Mountain Image Distributors, works on The Mental-Aid Foundation and skis, runs and bikes in the Canadian Rockies. Vibrant art which can also be found across North America in private collections.  Currently, her work can be found at EFFUSION Gallery in Invermere BC, Silver Tree Studio in Canmore additionally her work has been juried into the 2016 Calgary Stampede Western Showcase.