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90-year-old Manitoba artist starting up art classes following pandemic pause – Winnipeg
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90-year-old Manitoba artist starting up art classes following pandemic pause – Winnipeg

For Joyce Anderson, putting paint to canvas is a creative outlet and a way to escape. It’s something that couldn’t be more true for the 90-year-old renowned Manitoba artist, after two years of dealing with pandemic lockdowns.“To paint, it saved my life,” Anderson told Global News.“Especially when COVID came out and we were in quarantine, a lot of people didn’t know what to do with themselves, but I did.” Anderson says focusing on her artwork helped her get through isolation during the pandemic. Randall Paull / Global News Anderson says keeping busy with her artwork was her way to escape, even when she couldn’t do so physically. Story continues below advertisement “It was not a very good time, ...