The Lloyd Gallery
Facebook Instagram
18 Front Street, Penticton BC, V2A 1H1
250-492-4484

Anita McComas

Click on an image to view in slideshow format including titles and prices. * Contact us to inquire about a piece. 


Available works:
mccomas99
mccomas98
mccomas97
mccomas96
mccomas95
mccomas94
mccomas93
mccomas92
mccomas91
mccomas90
mccomas89
mccomas86
mccomas85
mccomas84
mccomas83
mccomas82
mccomas81
mccomas80
mccomas79
mccomas59
mccomas58
mccomas57
mccomas54
mccomas53
mccomas52
mccomas48
mccomas47
mccomas46
mccomas42
mccomas38
mccomas37
mccomas35
mccomas31
McComas31
mccomas21
mccomas2
mccomas1
mccomas04
mccomas01
mccomas76
mccomas75
mccomas74
mccomas73
mccomas71
mccomas53
mccomas67
mccomas66
mccomas59
mccomas65
mccomas63
mccomas57
mccomas48
mccomas28

Recently sold: 

mccomas9
mccomas88
mccomas87
mccomas8
mccomas6
mccomas56
mccomas55
mccomas51
mccomas50
mccomas5
mccomas49
mccomas45
mccomas44
mccomas43
mccomas41
mccomas40
mccomas4
mccomas39
mccomas36
mccomas34
mccomas33
mccomas32
mccomas30
mccomas3
mccomas29
mccomas25
mccomas24
mccomas23
mccomas20
mccomas18
mccomas14
mccomas11
mccomas10
mccomas09
mccomas08
mccomas78
mccomas77
mccomas68
mccomas55
mccomas56
mccomas50
mccomas51
mccomas70
mccomas58
mccomas47
mccomas27



Interested in purchasing? * Click here to see payment options.

All prices are unframed unless otherwise noted. In the event of a price discrepancy between online and in-store pricing, in-store pricing is considered correct.




About The Artist

I am in a continuous struggle with the inner me, the artist within that wants to create exciting pieces that scream with bold unexpected colors, lots of movement and overlapping brushstrokes, giving depth and excitement to the painting, but at the same time, I strive to create a piece where shapes can be easily identified, and representative of the world around us.  There is conflict here.  These impressionistic pieces lean towards reality with creative exaggerations; I paint every bit of color and energy I can onto the canvas. Pieces that come into being through pure inspiration, very little planning and driven from within with lots of energy, as if there is an urgency in to their coming into existence. I now accept that I have a natural duality, two opposing sides that are actually acting as complimentary forces that balance my creativity. That highly energized expressive side and the need to create a piece that is routed in the natural world.   

This may explain why I am naturally drawn to landscapes, drawing inspiration from Western Canada. After living in mostly cities for a great deal of my life, moving to British Columbia really opened my eyes to that which exists in nature. In exploring the influences in Western Canadian art, I have met and studied with many contemporary impressionists who have drawn their influences from The Group of Seven. I am drawn to Tom Thompson in particular. I see his work almost as an underpainting. A piece that has the nerve to be finished, where others would have continued painting on top toward a more representational piece. I employ some of this simplicity in my shapes and apply myself to painting the negative shapes, yet always reaching for greater complexity. There are never simple colors, or vast expanses of a solid surface.  

I see my work as a statement about our world today, a world that is more complex than the 1920’s world of the Group of Seven. In some way celebrating the natural landscape seems even more important now than it was then. My landscapes are filled with shapes that have overlapping colors (no subtle shading). I use bold, thick brushstrokes or pallet knife with only selected spaces for the eyes to rest. My work is a celebration of the natural world while at the same time reflecting our world today, where it is hard for any one thing to hold out attention for long. There is tension. Movement. Colors bumping against each other. Complexity.