About Christine

Self Portrait

‘Self Portrait’ by Christine Kowal, 16″ x 20″ Acrylic paint on canvas

I have dedicated my life to my Animals, my Art and the search for Peace and Grace

Queen's University Where I Studied History And Fine Art

‘Queen’s University’ by Christine Kowal, 16″ x 20″ Acrylic paint on paper

I studied Fine Art at Queen’s University and in Venice Italy and then started showing my work first in Kingston Ontario. I lived at Rose and Zalman’s farm, where I had my own studio in the forest. Zalman Yanovsky (R.I.P. 1944- 2002) of the sixty’s band, The Loving Spoonful, you might remember the hit song ‘Hot Night Summer In The City”

Zalman Yanovsky and Rose's Farm

‘Rose And Zalman’s Farm’ by Christine Kowal, Acrylic paint on canvas, 16″ x 20″

I eventually moved back to Toronto and took part in The Toronto Outdoor Exhibition. The first year I attended the founders of The Toronto Outdoor Exhibition Murray Koffler (R.I.P. 1924 -2017) and Marvelle Koffler purchased my entire show. Murray Koffler was also the founder of Shoppers Drug Mart.

Liberty Village, Toronto

‘Back Home To Toronto With The Kids’ by Christine Kowal, 16″ x 20″ mixed media on paper, $1275

I was a guest on ‘Cooking With The Wolfman’, a fusion Native American Canadian cooking show, where my art work, particularly the wolf collection was featured.

‘Playful Sisters’ by Christine Kowal, mixed media on paper, 18″ x 20″ $895

I showed in a galleries around the city and took part in Studio walks around the city for a number of years. Finally beginning my first business ‘The Pet Generation’ where I did commissioned Animal Family Portraits.

For twenty years I created my own two businesses and worked in these fields, helping hundreds of animals and people.

‘Family’ The Pet Generation’

Ten years ‘The Pet Generation’ doing Gentle Training working with people helping them solve their animal family problems and communicate or understand their animals and painting Animal Family portraits, capturing the essence of their beloved furry, feathered or scaly family member.

Then I spent another ten years working with people; the truth whisperer -The Heart Energy Program as a self empowerment coach releasing peoples blocks, bringing them back to their centre, what I call God, Universe, Creator, your word, so that they could access their own truth.


In 2014 I published my first book ‘Adam & Eve & Heart Energy’ Learning how to love yourself first before learning to love another explained through the story of Adam and Eve. My paintings in full colour to correspond with the words and the message of the book.

Adam & Eve & Heart Energy available at Amazon and published by Balboa press an arm of Hay House.

Lake Huron, Carter From Toronto Than I Had Planned

‘Finding A New Home’ by Christine Kowal, 16″ x 20″ $1399

I new I had to learn more. And so my world had to change. At the time I had no idea what that meant. I ended up with Covid then Longhaul Covid, I lost my home, all of my worldly possessions, we ended up living in a trailer in my neighbours backyard and then my baby boy Caleb, my chihuahua died. I spent a day ranting and railing and praying to God. What do you want from me? What am I here to do? I have asked to be your servant, how can you take everything away form me and expect me to be able to do anything?

‘Jesus In My Trailer’ by Christine Kowal, 16″ x 20″ $999

Why am I here? EverythingI I’ve ever worked for is gone.

So I began to study my lifelong search for that absolute and incredible peace that is all encompassing and completely sustaining that I new as a child. The Animals live with it and when I work with Animals I can feel it in them, that all encompassing and completely sustaining peace and love. Their bottom line is always love. The love that is deep inside the very centre of every living being but lost to most.

Living from the Still Small Voice inside

The Beginning of learning how:

This is a prayer meditation that takes your attention away from the stories running through your ind and puts it back into your body where God lives

It is for#peace and #grace and being able to #breathe. Take your attention from your mind and focus it in your body where God lives.

Living From The Still Small Voice Inside

Was not what I’d expected and I’m still doing the work to get me there, but life is changing so at the moment I’m not going to speak about it instead I’m going to give you a list of tools and books that I have used and am using.

I’m a Christian so I read ‘The Bible’ New International Version, and Christ God is the still small voice inside of me. Whomever your creator is the one who created everything including you and lives inside of you is the still small voice inside of you.

Oprah and Eckhart Tolle: ‘A New Earth’ TV series. Can be found on Oprah.com


‘A New Earth Awakening Your Life Purpose’ by Eckhart Tolle

‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle

Youtube: Echkart Tolle speaking and explaining how to live ‘Now’

‘The Infinite Way’ by Joel Goldsmith

‘Art of Meditation’ by Joel Goldsmith

‘Living The Infinite Way’ by Joel Goldsmith

‘Art of Meditation’ by Joel Goldsmith

‘Practicing The Presence’ by Joel Goldsmith

‘Art of Meditation’ by Joel Goldsmith

Art of Spiritual Healing’ by Joel Goldsmith

‘Invisible Supply’ by Joel Goldsmith

‘Business And Salesmanship’ by Joel Goldsmith

‘Childhood In The Garden’ by Christine Kowal, 16″ x 20″ Acrylic paint on canvas

I’ve spent my entire life looking for that feeling of absolute and complete peace that I remember as a child. And all along it’s been “Closer is He than breathing and nearer than hands and feet.

Alfred Lord Tennyson