About Crystal

Crystal Beshara is a Canadian contemporary realist painter and proud two time winner of the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation prize. She is an associate member of American Women Artists and an elected member of The International Guild of Realism. Her work has been featured in International Artist Magazine (voted the worlds best Art Magazine).

"Whether I am working on a personal or corporate commission in oil, watercolour, pencil or pastel, my objective is to get at the heart of my subject matter.  My work  reflects my rural roots and is a collision of two worlds: Realism and Expressionism. Realism allows me to affect the cerebral that is human nature – our desire to recognize a shape, place and subject. Expressionism and the the strokes, drips and splatter are the result of an intuitive relation to the medium at hand, allowing me to infuse my own perspective & trigger the emotional,  offering a more ephemeral level of connectivity – nostalgia, resilience, desire, loss, love."