Paintings of my Family


My late Father - William Humphrey Gillies 1899 to 1957.

22”x18” Oil on Canvas

My daughter Barbara and her husband in Parry Sound. 5.5” x 9” Oil on wood panel.

My middle Granddaughter Laura when she was a little girl and then on on the day she was married in Calgary. Both paintings are 12” x 12” - Oil on Canvas.

Me in the Sea. This was when I lived in Greece. I swam in the Mediterranean most every night. 24” x 18” Acrylic on Canvas.

2010 - Kirkland Kabins, 1948. Oil on Canvas 24” x 30” - My father [in back with the white hair] built those cabins. Thats me in the orange dress,sister Janet in the blue sunsuit. Mary in Mauve. I replaced some of the guests heads with my neighbours heads at the time I did the painting!

My Great Grandmother Campbell from Ballinafad, Ontario - I don’t know as much about her as I would like to. I haven’t painted her husband yet - he looks very cross. 30” x 24” Oil on Canvas.

My Grandmother - Nellie Campbell. She owned and operated Green Gables at Wasaga Beach and lived in Fort Worth, Florida in the winter. 30” x 24” Oil on Canvas. Thats me on the porch.

Neil and Ellen  Elizabeth  Gillies, my father’s parents on the veranda of the Homestead in Esquesing Township near Milton. 36” x 24” Oil on Canvas. She painted. I have her water lilies on Black Velvet on my wall. Over 100 years old.

My kids getting drunk on Freshie. 30” x 24” Oil on Canvas.

Self Portrait “Bad Hair Day” 30” x 24” Oil - SOLD

A one room school house at Wasaga Beach in 1947. I wear a pink sweater and green skirt. My brother is behind me wearing a green tie and my sister is beside the teacher wearing pink. 3 panels 24” x 36”  Oil on Canvas

My mother, my oldest daughter, and my mother’s friend in Quebec. 12” x 12”

Me in my Queen Street studio. Moving day! 18” x 24” Oil on Canvas

Self Portrait  10” x 8” Oil on Canvas

My granddaughter Jessica in Atlanta.  34” x 24”, Oil on Canvas

My late nephew Bob Blasdell - 28” x 22” Oil on Canvas

My sister, me, my brothers [Janet wasn’t born yet] and my grandmother’s (1937) Buick with a rumble seat. 16” x 30” Oil on Canvas. SOLD


My Family - the photo and the 10”x 12” oil painting on Panel. 2012

Jessie - 5”x7” Oil

My oldest Granddaughter - Shannon  8” X 6” Oil on Canvas

My youngest granddaughter - Jessica.

28”x22” Oil on Canvas

My late brother - Bob Gillies - 1935/1953 -

Oil on Canvas - 22” x 18”

Self Portrait

Oil on Canvas - 12” x 12”

My Josie - 2011 - 2016

Oil on Canvas - 12” x 12”