Education:

 

2007      Michael Grimaldi Workshop - Grand Central Academy, New York

1990      Cecil-Graves Atelier - Florence, Italy - Daniel Graves & Charles Cecil Instructors

1982-87 National Portrait Academy, Toronto - continuing studies in studio of John Angel

1986      Bachelor of Fine Arts, York University, Toronto, Ontario

 

Exhibitions, Solo:

 

2015     Quiescence - Still life & Portrait in the Naturalist tradition - General Fine Craft, Almonte, Ontario

2014     Recent Works Portraits and Still lifes, Cube Gallery - Ottawa, Ontario

2010     Memory & Light, Cube Gallery - Ottawa, Ontario

2006     Recent Paintings & Drawings - Mill Street Gallery, Almonte, Ontario

2004     Realist Drawings - Atrium Gallery - Ottawa, Ontario

 

Selected Recent Exhibitions, Group:

 

2015     Limited Size, Unlimited Talent - Portrait Society of America, Washington, D.C.

2013     Kingston Prize Finalists, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

2013     Kingston Prize Finalists, Old Firehall Theatre Gallery, Gananoque, Ontario

2013     Proud, Fritzi Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

2013     Limited Size, Unlimited Talent - Portrait Soceity of America, Atlanta GA

2013     Heads Up, Contemporary Portraits - Cube Gallery, Ottawa

2012     The Art of the Portrait, Portrait Society of America International Exhibition, Philadelphia PA

2012     Nuit Noire - Cube Gallery, Ottawa

2011     Spirit of the Land - Marianne Von Silfhout Gallery, Brockville, Ontario

2010     Toronto International Art Fair - Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto

2009     Five Women, Five Mediums - Gallery on Main, Westport, Ontario

2009     Italy, The Artists Muse - Hittite Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2009     Salon Des Refuses, Portraits & Figures - Robert Macklin Gallery, Kingston, Ontario

2009     Italy, The Artists Muse - Hamilton Conservancy for the Arts, Hamilton, Ontario

2009     Canadian Homage Show - Cube Gallery, Ottawa

2009     The Canadian Portrait - Cube Gallery, Ottawa

2008     Eggs & Seeds - Mill Street Gallery, Almonte, Ontario

2008     Inaugural Gallery Exhibition - Robert Macklin Gallery, Kingston, Ontario

2008     Dare the Nude - Mill Street Gallery, Almonte, Ontario

2007     777 - Gallery Perth, Perth, Ontario

2007     Kingston Prize National Portrait Exhibition - Old Firehall Theatre, Gananoque

2007     National Capital Fine Arts Festival - Carleton University, Ottawa

 

Curated Exhibitions:

 

2011     An Ordinary Aspect, Images of Women by Women Artists - Carrier Gallery, Toronto

            Curated by Gary Roy and Rosa Grazi

2009     Pause, Contemporary Still Life  - Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

            Curated by Jason Franz

2009     Praxis, Inaugural Show Classical Realist Society of Canada - Carrier Gallery, Toronto

            Curated by Gary Roy and Rosa Grazie

 

Grants & Awards:

 

2015     Award of Excellence, International Portrait Competition, American Portrait Society

2014     Exhibition Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2013     Finalist Kingston Portrait Prize

2012     Honour Award, International Portrait Competition, American Portrait Society

2012     Finalist International Portrait Competition, American Portrait Society

2010     Art of the Portrait, Finalist Canadian Portrait Society

2010     Exhibition Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2010     Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2008     Finalist Still Life Competition, International Artist Magazine

2007     Finalist Kingston Portrait Prize

2006     Honourable Mention, Landscape, Lacloche Fine Arts Festival, Whitefish Falls, Ontario

1991     Best of Show, Lacloche Fine Arts Festival, Willisville, Ontario

 

 

 

 

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