Visual Arts CV

“I have studied the Old Master’s paintings and I use a combination of their techniques. I paint in layers, through underpainting and overpainting, so that the colour is formed optically by the light passing through the layers.”

Exhibitions (Edited list)

Oct 2021 “Nature Trust of B.C.” juried group exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver

Aug 2021 “Scenes from Western Canada,” juried group exhibition, FCA Gallery

July 2021  “POTE Painting on the EDGE,” international juried group exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

July 2021  “Signature Show,” selected member group exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Aug 2020  “Vancouver Salon,” juried group exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

July  2020  “Painting on the Edge,” (POTE) International Juried Exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

June  2020 “Landscapes,” juried group exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Nov 2019 YKLM Art Auction, Canadian & International Contemporary Fine Art, Richmond, BC

Sept 2019   “L’AIRE,’ international juried competition, Recognized submission, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Sept 2019   Salon Six, group show, Pop-Up Gallery, White Rock, BC

Aug 2018   Honourable Mention “Scenes from Western Canada,” juried group show, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Sept 2018 Honourable Mention “Scenes from Western Canada,” juried group show, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Aug 2018   Harmony Arts Festival, Group Exhibition, West Vancouver, BC

July 2018 Painting on the Edge” POTE, international juried group show, FCA  Recognized submission-online gallery.

Jan 2018 Two person show, juried exhibition,Vancouver East Cultural Centre,

Oct 2017 Finalist, The Kingston Prize- Canada’s Portrait Competition Kingston Prize Portrait Exhibition Tour in Ontario.

Aug 2017  Imago Mundi, “Great and North” juried exhibition, Luciano Benetton, Venice Biennale, Palazzo Lordan, Venice, Italy

Aug 2016 2nd Place Opus Award, “Painting on the Edge” POTE international juried exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver BC

June 2016 Honourable Mention, “Icon” juried group show, FCA Gallery, Vancouver BC

April 2016 Honourable Mention, “Culture” FCA juried group show, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

March 2016 “Success” FCA group show celebrating recipients of Signature Status, Associate Member Signature Status, AFCA.

Nov 2015 Honourable Mention,”Muse,” juried group exhibition- Federation of Canadian Artists, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC

May 2015 “National Crossing Boundaries Art Exhibition,” national juried exhibition, FCA and International Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

Feb 2014 “About Face” international juried exhibition, Cityscape Community Art Space, North Van Arts Council, North Vancouver BC

Oct 2013 “Annual International Representational Show-AIRS” open international juried exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver

Aug 2013 “Painting On The Edge” open international juried exhibition, sponsored by the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA)

Oct 2010 “Millennial Bridge,” two person juried exhibition, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC

June 2010 Leighdon Gallery Annual Juried Competition, Vancouver, BC

Nov 2009 “Art in Public Places” juried two person show, sponsored by the North  Vancouver Arts Council, NorthVancouver, BC

Aug 2003 Group shows at Karma Gallery, Vancouver, BC- “Grand Group Show II”

Aug 2003 Painting, “Nude with Mouse Ears” featured in ‘Cat’s Eye-art column- Catherine Barr- ‘Westender- Aug 21-27, 2003

Training

  • New School of Art, Toronto, Ontario- Dennis Burton, director, instructors- Graham Coughtry, Gordon Rayner, Robert Markle, Diane Pugen, Paul Young & others
  • York University- Downsview, Ont-instructors, Ken Lochead, Vera Frenkel graduated B.A. General Honours in Fine Arts
  • University of British Columbia- Toni Onley, instructor

Publications

“Art Avenue” Jan/Feb 2016, Goddess of Uncertainty (painting inside front cover)

Painting, “Tectonic Plates” featured in Vancouver Sun article on Union Gospel Mission, Thursday September 5, 2013

“Artists of British Columbia, Volume 3” Leighdon Studio Gallery, 2012

“Art Avenue,” Sept/Oct 2010, Portal painting on inside front cover with promo for group show,”Septessence”

“Art Avenue,” March/April 2010, Shamanic Journey on the BC Ferries, painting on inside back cover with promo for group show, “Capturing the Canadian Spirit.”