MEET THE TEAM
Marlene Schaly is a mixed media artist and instructor as well as the founder of the TreeHouse Art Studio. She studied the visual arts in Toronto and Michigan. In January 2018 Marlene created the Treehouse Art Studio and Gallery at Calabogie Lodge Resort to bring accessible art classes to her Community. Marlene continues to offer classes in painting,
drawing, sculpture, mixed media, and sewing for children, teens, and adults.
Dayna Schaly is a mixed media painter, predominantly working in watercolour on canvas. Her work explores memory, both forgotten and imagined, texture and space. Dayna looks to nature, shadows, nightmares, books, insects, rocks, water, music, and the space around her when making work. They have a degree in Drawing and painting from OCAD University and have exhibited their work with The Royal Society of Canada (2021), The Stone School Gallery (2020), and The Ada Slaight Gallery (2019-2020). They currently reside in the Ottawa Valley.
Christine Johnson is a fibre artist who loves to experiment with all types of fiber in a variety of mediums. For over 30 years, she has been a quilter, sewer, knitter, felter, and more recently, a punch needle rug hooker. During that time, she also developed an interest in art journalling and multi-media, including drawing, painting and the paper arts. Christine is happy to lead classes in art journalling, quilting, sewing, felting and punch needle rug hooking.