Anr Desiree Burford's Art -Life Affirming Energetic Art

Forty years of originals - watercolors, acrylics, ink

Flamboyant Fire Series

Desiree had a flamboyant style to her personality and art. Because of her positive and life affirming attitude towards life she was able to qualify for a new program at the Cross Cancer Center which was for liver cancer and it which extended her life for a decade. In her generous way and with gratitude she filled the Cross Cancer Center with her paintings for all to enjoy.

Organization and Associations Anr Desiree Burford was part of : Life Member of the Alberta Society of Artist.
Member of the Celebration of Women in the Arts.
Past Chair of the Edmonton Branch of the Federation of Canadian Artist 1985 – 86.

Desiree Produced / Directed Live Shows “A Hundred Years of Fashions” from her own collection of authentic and collectable clothes which at the time was said to be the largest private collection in Canada. Part was purchased by the Provincial Museum in 1970 which is now the Royal Albert Museum.

Desiree Hosted and Produced the Television Program “Collectors Items” for C.F.R.N. – 62 ½ hours of Programs.
Desiree owned and operated Fireside Antiques from 1968 – 1980.


Bird of Paradise


Sparks of Silver

Asian Wings

Motion in Red

Pop Flow

Yes it is Magic

More to the Middle

Cheers in Portugal