JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2021                 Womens Art Association, Hamilton, ON - Celebrating the History of Hamilton

                         Museum of Encaustic Art, Cerrillos, NM  - 10th Anniversary Exhibition of the Encaustic Arts Magazine

                          Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto, ON - Salon 15 Exhibition

2020                 First Russian Based International On Line Exhibition - Encaustic Today

                          Jordan Art Gallery, Jordan Village, ON - Artist Spotlight

2019                 Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON - Walker Industries Art Competition

                          Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, NM - 50 States, 200 Artists Exhibition 

2017                 John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON - Ontario Society of Artists - Open 144th Juried Exhibition

                          Atrium Gallery - Vaughan City Hall, Vaughan, ON - Urban Jungle 

                          Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON - Deep Roots 

2016                 Alton Mill Arts Centre, Caledon, ON - Headwaters Arts 20th Anniversary  

                          McMaster Innovation Park, Hamilton, ON - Art in the Workplace - Invited Featured Artist for the 21st Exhibit

                          Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, ON - Burlington Urban and Rural

2015                 Lake Road Restaurant, Hamilton, ON - Exhibit of Encaustic Paintings

                          West Hamilton Artists Tour-WHAT, Hamilton, ON - Exhibit with 27 local artists

                          Galerie Archipel, Amersfoort, The Netherlands - Transition From Representation to Abstraction 

2014                 Encaustic Art Institute,  Santa Fe, NM - National Invitational - New Gallery Opening

                          McMaster Innovation Park Hamilton, ON - Art in The Workplace

                          Hamilton Artists Inc.  Hamilton, ON - Swarm 

                          National Association of Women Artist, New York City, NY - Poetry Bleeds Rust - International Exhibit

                          International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA - Hotel Art Fair 

2013                 Dundas Valley Rotary Club, Dundas, ON - Art in the Park 

                          O-Ma-Noot Gallery, Hamilton, ON - Introspection 

2012                 International Encaustic Artists, Santa Fe, NM - Wax Digital - Inaugural Member Online Exhibition    

                          Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos, NM - National Invitational

                          Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON - Fall Show and Sale

1996                 Redeemer University/College Art Gallery, Ancaster, ON - He Creates, We Create 

1991                 Gallery Belgo, Montreal, QC - Vital Intersections - The City, Art and Faith 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2016                 Williams Fresh Cafe, Hamilton, ON - Featured Artist for May/June

2015                 Gallery Edit, Richmond VA - A Concrete Perspective - Invitational Solo Exhibit

 

PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS:

2020                 The A Word - Art, Culture & Criticism - Rust and Reflection - Bart Gazzola - March Archive

2015                 EncausticArts Magazine - On Line - Spring, 2015, pages 24-36

2012                 Presbyterian Record - December, 2012, inside cover

             

VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS:

2016                 McMaster Innovation Park - Art in the Workplace Featured Artist - YouTube 

2013                 Enkaustikos - Instructor Interview

COLLECTIONS:

                          Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, NM

                          Fine Arts Store, Rochester, NY

                          Dundas Valley School of Art, Artist Connection Program, Dundas, ON

AWARDS:

2017                 Reserve Best in Show  - Urban Jungle" Vaughan Juried Exhibition - Atrium Gallery Vaughan City Hall

                          Jurors Award - 144th Juried Exhibition - John B. Aird Gallery - Toronto 

MEMBERSHIPS:

                          Art Gallery of Hamilton (AGH) 

                          Canadian Artists Representation (CARFAC)

                          Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) intermittent

                          International Encaustic Artists (IEA)

                          Ontario Art Education Association (OAEA)

EDUCATION:

             

1991                 York University, Toronto, ON - Honours Art Specialist

1989                 Queens University, Kingston, ON - Bachelor of Education (B.ED.)

                          McMaster University, Hamilton, ON - Bachelor of Art (B.A.) - Art/ArtHistory 

1983/84           Queens University, Kingston, ON - Diploma in Technological Studies (Vocational Art)

1982                 Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI - Christian School Teacher's Certification

1980                 Mohawk College of Applied Arts +Technology,  Hamilton, ON - Plastic /Fine Arts Certificate Program

CONTINUING EDUCATION:

1980-2015       Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON - Visual art and design

                          Sheridan College, Oakville, ON - Visual art and design 

                          McMaster University, Hamilton, ON - Honours Painting Program

                          Art Institute, Pittsburg, PA - Art Education Certification

                          Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology - Welding Certificate

                          Enkaustikos, Rochester, NY - Certified Enkaustikos Instructor

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2011-2012       Redeemer University College, Ancaster, ON - Part Time Art Instructor in the Education Department

1977-2011       Hamilton District Christian High School, Ancaster, ON - Full Time Art Instructor

2003-2005       Kings University College, Edmonton, AB - Master Teacher - Art Education Module - Spring Sessions

1975-1985       Hamilton Board of Education, Hamilton, ON - Continuing Education/Secondary Education 

1987-1991       Hillfield-Strathallan College, Hamilton, ON - Summer Program/Art Instructor for Elementary Students

 

RELATED TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2012-2018       Redeemer University College, Ancaster, ON - Part Time Faculty Associate - Department of Education

 

WORKSHOP TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

1990-Present   Anderson Alley Studios, Rochester, NY - encaustic, concrete and metal

                          Art Gallery of Hamilton - Design Annex, Hamilton, ON - encaustic

                          Creative Hub, Waterdown, ON - encaustic

                          Edifide Summer Institute, Ancaster, ON - printmaking, encaustic

                          Grimsby Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON - encaustic

                          Guelph Art School, Guelph, ON - encaustic

                          Hamilton/Niagara School District - integrating art/art history, printmaking, painting

                          Japanese Paper Place - encaustic on paper 

                          Kaleidoscope Creative Arts, Streetsville, ON - encaustic

                          Oakville Art Society, Oakville, ON - encaustic

                          Ontario Christian School Teachers Association, Ancaster, ON - art history, visual arts, design         

                          Redeemer University College - Continuing Education, Ancaster, ON - encaustic