Meet the Artist
Lyn Westfall is a visual artist living in Guelph, Ontario. Born in Windsor, Ontario and raised in Sarnia and Point Edward, Lyn entered the religious order of the Sisters of Saint Joseph in London, Ontario, and remained a nun for 12 years. During this time she taught primary children, while studying Fine Arts at the University of Windsor.
Lyn became a Visual Arts high school teacher while at the same time seriously pursuing her painting career. In 2011 and 2013 Lyn studied at the British Institute of Florence, Italy. Lyn's work is included in various collection throughout Canada, including Osgoode Hall, House of Providence, Art Gallery of Peel, Wilfrid Laurier University and Shell Canada (Calgary).
Now retired from teaching, she continues her career as a visual artist in her studio at Boarding House Arts in Guelph, Ontario.