Lurene Haines

Lurene HainesAfter moving to the United States in the 1980s, Haines began a successful career as an illustrator in the comic book and video game industries, working for such notables as DC Comics, Epic Comics and Marvel Comics. She became especially recognized for her pencil, colour pencil, oil and water colour renderings.

Since returning to Canada in 2008, Haines has undertaken a wide range of projects including writing and illustrating a variety of children’s picture books and painting murals. Her mural work includes projects as diverse as private home commissions and professional offices, including a very large aviary with an Amazon jungle theme.