Meet Our Speaker

Sharyn Adler Gitalis
Sharyn Adler Gitalis

Colour and Light for a LivABLE Future

As we age, our perception of colour and light changes. Understanding these changes is important; they can have a significant impact on our physical and mental health that can affect our ability to live independently. Join us as we navigate through the latest research into colour and the ageing eye and the impact of light on human health. Relevant studies can lead us to meaningful solutions to improve the environment for a livABLE future.

Sharyn Adler Gitalis experience as an artist, colour consultant, lighting designer and educator informs her insightful perspective on design. As Associate Lighting Designer with Gottesman Associates and Principal with Colour + Light, she explores and applies the nuances of colour and light with scientific enquiry and creative understanding. Sharyn’s professional interests include urban streetscape, and projects related to community, sustainability, health and wellness.

​She shares her passion for light and colour by teaching at various institutions including OCAD University, Ryerson University, and Artbarn School. She also holds colour and lighting seminars and workshops for designers.


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