Education

2000

Independent Study (4 months)
Ontario College of Art and Design

Florence, Italy


2000

Graduated with Honours

Major in Drawing and Painting

Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


1967

Graduated Registered Nurse, Stratford General Hospital School of Nursing

Stratford, ON, Canada

 

Exhibitions, Artist Retreats and Workshops

2019     Rancho Relaxo Retreat, Severn, ON

2018     'Arts on Main 2', South Simcoe Arts Council, juried, Alliston, ON

2018     Artist Retreat, John Stuart Pryce, Amherst Island, ON

2018     'Arts on Main 1', South Simcoe Arts Council, Alliston, ON

2017     Rancho Relaxo Retreat, Severn, ON

2017     'Autumn Palette', South Simcoe Arts Council, Alliston, ON, Canada

2017     Quest Art Gallery Annual Juried Art Exhibit, Midland, ON,  Canada 

2017     'Arts on Main', South Simcoe Arts Council, juried, awarded second place, Alliston, ON

2016     Mixed Media Workshop, Artist Ariel Lyons, Barbados

2016     'Ticker Tape Values', Outdoor Installation, Rancho Relaxo Retreat, Orillia, ON

2016     'Portrait of a Wildflower', Wetlands, Juried, Double Door Studios and Gallery, Anten Mills, ON

2016     'Places and Spaces', Quest Art Gallery, Juried, Midland, Ontario

2016     Artist Oil Workshop, Dreama Tolle Perry, Naples, Florida

2015     30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

2015     'Winged Sentinels’, Outdoor Installation, Rancho Relaxo Retreat, Orillia, ON

2015     Quest Art Gallery, ‘From Head to Toe’ Group Exhibition, Juried, Midland, Ontario. 

2015     Artist Oil Workshop, Dreama Tolle Perry, Naples, Florida

2014     Artist Retreat, Le Vieux Couvent, Frayssinet, France

2014     'Mandala', Outdoor Installation, Mark Fletcher's Rancho Relaxo Artist Retreat, Orillia, ON, Canada

2014     30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

2014     Steamroller Project, Quest Art Gallery, Midland, ON, Canada

2013     Mark Fletcher's Rancho Relaxo Artist Retreat, Severn, ON

2013     Quest Art Gallery, Midland, ON

2011     Magic Door Art Gallery, Sunderland, ON, Canada

2010     Quest Art Gallery, Juried, Midland ON

2008     Solo Show 'Lonely Souls', Hugh's Room, Toronto, ON, Canada

2008     Art Aurora, Aurora, ON  Awarded Honourable Mention

2006     The Manifold Project, OCAD, Toronto, ON

2005     Art Aurora, Juried, Aurora, ON

2004     Sigrazieciao ’04, Magic Door Art Gallery, Sunderland, ON

2004     Solo Show, ‘Claire Series’, Skylight Gallery, Aurora, ON

2003     ‘Sigrazieciao ’03’, Magic Door Art Gallery, Sunderland, ON

2003     Art Aurora, Aurora, Ontario, Honourable Mention

2003     Dufferin County Museum, Silo Gallery, Rosemont, ON

2002     Magiolly’s Gallery, Alliston, ON

2002     ‘Sigrazieciao’, Veni Vedi Gallery, Port Perry, ON

2002     Group Exhibition, People’s Choice Award, Magiolly’s Gallery, Alliston, ON

2002     Art Aurora, Honourable Mention, Aurora, ON

2002     Solo Show, “Out of the Walls”, Skylight Gallery, Aurora, ON

2002     Visual Arts Festival, Aurora ON

2001     ‘100 Universes, An International Accordion Book of Prints’, Portland, Oregon

2001     ‘Sigrazieciao’, Veni Vedi Gallery, Port Perry, ON

2001     Double Door Studios, Anten Mills, ON

2001     Art Aurora, First Place for linocut print in “Preserve Aurora"

2001     Visual Arts Festival, Aurora, ON

2000     Corriere della Cultura, Group Exhibition, OCAD, Florence, Italy

2000     Chiesa Protestante Episcopale, First Place, juror John Spike, Italy  

1998     Wye Marsh Festival Art Show, First Place, Midland, ON

1998     Penetanguishene Museum Art Show, Penetanguishene, ON

 

Professional Experience

1998 – present  Professional art practice

 

Collections

Paintings, prints and artist books can be found in

private collections in Canada, United States of America, Barbados, Australia, and Italy.