Curriculum Vitae

Citizenship:           Canadian

 Degrees:

2010          Master in Fine Arts, University of Ottawa

2008          Bachelor of Education, Visual Art and History, University of Ottawa

1982           Bachelor of Arts Honours Studio Art, University of Ottawa

Education:

2008-2010  Master in Fine Arts Program,  University of Ottawa, Thesis Supervisor:                                   Penny Cousineau-Levine, Full Professor, Dept. of Visual Arts

2007-2008  Bachelor of Education Program, Visual Art and History, University of Ottawa

1980-1982  Bachelor of Arts Program, in Studio Art, University of Ottawa

1978-1980  Bachelor of Fine Arts Program, York University, (transferred to U of Ottawa)

Selected Collections:

Bank of Canada, Ottawa, ON

City of Ottawa

Dr. Mona Nemer, Vice-President, Research, University of Ottawa

Omex, Middleware, Zurich, Switzerland

Midland Walwyn, Toronto

Dr. Shirley Thompson, Ottawa, ON

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Toronto, ON

The Toronto Stock Exchange, ON

 Revues et Médias/Reviews and Media

2008   Aug. 21, The Ottawa Citizen, The Future According to King, by Paul Gessel

2007  July 12, The Ottawa Citizen, Watercolour Treasures, by Paul Gessel

2006  Dec. 30, The Ottawa Citizen, Critic’s Pick, by Paul Gessel

2006  Dec. 23, The Ottawa Citizen, Casting an Unusual Light on the Diefenbunker, Gessel

2005  July 21, The Ottawa Citizen, Great Finds in Unexpected Places, by Paul Gessell

2005  July 30, The Ottawa Citizen, Critic’s Pick, by Paul Gessell

1991  October 15, The Ottawa Citizen, At the Gallery, by Nancy Baele

1991  Metro October 2nd, 1991

1991  Ottawa Magazine, October 1991

1991  November Issue, Newswest, Local Artist Involved in a New Gallery, by Aura de Witt

 Grants and Awards

2006  Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant

2007  The Ottawa Citizen Award, (OWS)

2004  Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour  (CSPWC), Award for Innovation

2006   Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant

1993   Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton Project Grant

 Professional Activities

2007-2008  Ottawa Watercolour Society, President

1990-1993  Canadian Artist Representation of Ontario (CARO), Vice-spokesperson Ottawa

1990-1992  Canadian Artist Representation Ottawa (CAROttawa), Chairperson

 Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011   Gender Power Agenda, Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON

2010   Sex, Bombs, and the Cold War, Galerie Axe0Neo 7, Gatineau, QC

2009   Power-Striving, Galerie 115, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

2006   Portrait of a Fortress, The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum, Ottawa, ON

2005   The Industrials, Gallery 888, Queen Street Toronto, ON

2005    The Industrials, Gloucester Art Gallery, City of Ottawa, ON

2004    Light, Phillip K. Wood Gallery, Almonte, ON

2002     Eire, Phillip K. Wood Gallery, Almonte, ON

1993     Let There Be Light, Richmond Public Art Gallery, BC, Curated by Amir Ali Alibhai

1992     Light and Power, Galerie Intersection, Ottawa, ON

1991     The Vast and the Intimate, Galerie Intersection, Ottawa, ON

1991     The Artist as Architect, Galerie Rochon, Toronto, ON

1982     Umbra Solas, Galerie 101, Ottawa, ON

 Selected Group Exhibitions

2010       Vestiges, Galerie Donald Brown, Montréal, QC, Curated by: Dr. Celina Jeffery

2008       The New Futurists, Cube Gallery, Ottawa, ON

2008       Prelude, Galerie 115, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

2008       The Blue Period of the Red Salon Artists, Patrick Gordon Studio, Ottawa, ON

2006       Red Salon Artists, Cube Gallery, Ottawa

2006       Prairie Art Gallery, AB, Limitless Potential, Curator: Virginia MacDonnell Eichhorn,

2006       Limitless Potential, McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2003      John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON, Archives of Ontario 100th, Toronto, ON

1993       Aberdeen  Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland

1992       Bankside Gallery, London, England

1992       Salmagundi Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

1991      McGill University, Montreal, QC

1990      Harrington Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1989       Papier, Ottawa Art Gallery, Arts Court, Ottawa, ON

1989      Galerie Mihalis, Montreal, QC

1987       Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC,

1987       World Trade Center, New Orleans, U.S.A.

1985       Harbourfront Art Gallery, Toronto, ON

1983       Ottawa City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON

Catalogues:

1993       Richmond Public Art Gallery, BC, Let There Be Light, Amir Ali Alibhai, Curator

1991      International Water, Statement by Rudolph Stussi, Standard Printing Co., Ohio

1989      Paper Papier, Ottawa Art Gallery, by Mayo Graham, Curator