Canadian born artist is a life long admirer of J.R.R. Tolkien's work. At a very tender age of 15 she read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Growing up in nature she began to put her own images of Middle-earth down on paper in the form of painting. This site of hers tells her story as well as gives you seven of her Tolkien inspired paintings as well as other endeavors too. You'll find her bio, ordering information and links page.
The piece you see here is entitled The Grey Pilgrim. I encourage you to visit her site to see the other paintings and to learn more about this accomplished artists.