Strong line and colour define the expressive paintings of marilyn goslin. Her landscapes, still lifes, street scenes and figurative work are characterized by the texture and play on light of traditional impressionists. Marilyn works predominately in oil but also paints in watercolour. From ‘plein air” studies on site to large studio paintings, she works on location throughout northern ontario to the urban scenes of busy cities.
Her 2010 show at the public Art Gallery of Peterborough , called ‘Vantage Point’ ,featured landscapes of rural ontario and urban scenes of London ,England and Paris, France. Marilyn is represented by Christensen Fine Art in Peterborough and does a one- woman show with the gallery every year. As well, she is a regular participant on the Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour. Corporate collections include St, Josephs at Fleming in Peterborough, Macdougall, Macdougall, Mactier in Montreal, Contor Industries in Toronto, Peterborough Hospice, Peterborough Regional Heath Center, Naylor Industries in Oakville, Lakefield College School in Lakefield, among others.
In 2014, Marilyn was givin a County of Peterborough Recognition Award for leadership in arts and culture. Her work is collected by clients in Belgium, England,Greece and the U.S.A. Marilyns paintings have also been purchased for the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of Peterborough.
She currently resides in the village of Bailieboro, Peterborough County, with her daughter. But, she is a Muskoka girl at heart and many of her landscapes are centred in beautiful Muskoka.