Claire Shoniker studied at the Ontario College of Art under Arthur Lismer prior to teaching school. She was active in the OSA, CSPWC and the CSPE. She was a good friend of Paraskeva Clark's and is influenced by the Group of Seven and her admiration of Paul Cezanne when she paints her still life subjects. Her first solo show with John A. Libby was in May 2001.
Claire Shoniker Lemonade, acrylic on canvas, 36'' x 48''
Claire Shoniker Rinsed Beans, acrylic on canvas 10'' x 12''
Claire Shoniker Tulips, acrylic on canvas, 48'' x 36''