Lila was born and raised in the Sundre area. The daughter of a pioneer family, she developed an early love and appreciation of nature.
This expanded with her experience farming and ranching in the area. Her surroundings have played an important role in her art work.
After painting with oils for many years she has expanded into the mediums of watercolour and pastels.
Her paintings can be seen in many local collections as well as across several provinces of Canada. She has participated in the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Art Auction, Westerner Days in Red Deer and recently one of her paintings was chosen for a live auction at the Premier’s Dinner.
She continues to reside and paint in the Sundre area where she is an executive member of the Sundre Art Society as well as an active member of the Wellspring Visual ArtNetwork Association and the Alberta Community Art Club Association.