music painter
me commencing a painting


“This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.“ —Alan J. Watts

me working at a paintng


“ My words sound better coming from my hands than from my mouth.” — Bloglovin'

playing piano at retirement home
Unforgettable Memories

Long Term Care

Recent Work

Drawing & Painting

my piano repertoire 1930's and 1940's hits
My Repertoire

Oldies Hits

August 17, 2016 James Kershaw's blog

Niagara In the 1950's

We had no idea about the future of Niagara Falls

Creative Arts Music

Sign Painter

30 years Niagara service


Long Term Care since 1998

James Kershaw

319 Geneva St. Unit 36
St. Catharines ON L2N 2G3

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January 2018 James Kershaw's blog

2018 January - June

  • An Evening at the Revue
  • Canada's Racism
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA

July 2017 James Kershaw's blog

2017 July - December

  • Luck of Homelessness
  • Instinct Treated
  • Expressive Arts
  • Relax to Sleep
  • Learning with Clubs
  • I'm Dreaming …

January 2017 James Kershaw's blog

2017 January - June

  • A Moment's Space
  • Fear of Death
  • Cardboard Replica
  • Giving Up the Keys
  • On Loneliness:The Human Condition
  • The Stress Trap

July 2016 James Kershaw's blog

2016 July - December

  • Eye On the Ball
  • Dine In 2nite
  • Peachy Keen
  • On Returing to School
  • What's In the Box?
  • The Implied Body

January 2016 James Kershaw's blog

2016 January - June

  • Through a Dog's Eyes
  • A Winter Storm
  • Imagine . . . What If?
  • A Second Look or a Hundred
  • A New Neighbourhood
  • Niagara Without the Hustle

July 2015 James Kershaw's blog

2015 July - December

  • The Fountain of Youth
  • Can't Wait?
  • Who's Responsible?
  • Taking Good Care
  • Volunteer?
  • Global Warming 101

January 2015 James Kershaw's blog

2015 January - June

  • Think Safe Healthy Travel
  • The Art of Physiotherapy
  • The Right to Life Legislation Iffy
  • Tuning In With Tinnitus
  • When Love Goes
  • At Your Leisure

July 2014 James Kershaw's blog

2014 July - December

  • Getting Enough Sleep
  • Memory Stones
  • Where's My Cell?
  • The Second Wave
  • A Walker's Assistant
  • Remember Christmas?

January 2014 James Kershaw's blog

2014 January - June

  • Stand Up Computer Desk
  • Is Suffering Necessary?
  • The Joys of Moving
  • Our Safety Is Our Health
  • Diabetes:The Basics
  • Entertainer Honours Others

July 2013 James Kershaw's blog

2013 July to December

  • Your Comfort Zone
  • Age-Friendly Packaging Survey Report
  • The Bakery
  • Toys We Love
  • Grief's Journey
  • Realising Life's Dreams

January 2013 James Kershaw's blog

2013 January - June

  • What's For Dinner?
  • The Risk of Falling
  • When Older Adults Travel
  • Understanding Hoarding
  • The Future of Home Care
  • The Problem with Elder Abuse
memorabilia objects

Dated Objects You Might Recognize

trees in hazy landscape
Complimentary Audio

Reminiscing Sounds and Songs

animate falling off bike
Flip Animation

I Fell Off My Bike

hand letter
Display Arts

The Art of the Showcard

sculptural photos

Photo Sculptural

January 26, 2016 James Kershaw's blog

Fort Erie Winter Storm

Watercolours inspired by Paula Braun's Crystal Beach Photos

October 7, 2016 James Kershaw's blog

Really Cool Slideshow

If we love our box stores we love what a magician does with a box.

About Me

self portrait

James Kershaw

Piano        Drawing        Painting

James brings over 30 years experience to this community. Choosing self-employment early in his career motivated him to put extra value into his work.

Holding a Royal Conservatory of Music certificate in Grade Eight Piano and Grade Two Theory James' repertoire reflects the type of songs that today's elders love to hear. James volunteers at the local hospital while attending Brock University's Humanities program studying towards an Honours Degree majoring in Studio Art.




Drawings Paintings

Chamber of Commerce
Priceless Art Auction 2015-17

I go the extra mile!

I can visit your facility at your convenience and entertain your residents.


  1. Innovative
  2. Relaxing
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Nicely paced

Lively and entertaining