Bachelor of Arts 1982 Wilfred Laurier University
Honours Specialist 1970 Visual Arts – Ontario College of Art
Teaching Certificate 1968 Lakeshore Teachers College

 Periods of Study




John Lennard

Bill White

John Newton

Landscape and figurative drawingPortraiture

Academic Painting

Horta de St JoanPuerta VallartaLover’s Creek Gallery
2012-2008 Deborah Atkinson Life Drawing MacLaren Art Centre
2011-2009 Tony Bianco Plein Air Midhurst, Tuscany
2011 Juan Martinez Portraiture Toronto
2011 Brian Smith Portraiture Barrie
2009-2005 John Anderson Oil Painting Barrie

 Areas of Specialization

Landscape and Life drawings

 Solo Shows

2010 Hartley Woodside Pottery Gallery – “Dreamscapes”
2009 Painter’s Hall – “Winter”

 Invitational Shows

2013 Florence Design Week Palazzo Borghese, Florence
2012 Carousel du Louvre Salon 2012 – Societe Nationale des Beaux Art
2011 MacLaren Art Centre Frederick Hagen : Figuring the Landscape (Juried response to the exhibition of the paintings of Frederick Hagan)
2012-2008 MacLaren Art Centre Contributing Artist for the Benefactors Loan Program
2012-2009 MacLaren Art Centre Contributing Artist for the “Off the Hook” annual fundraising event

 Group Shows

2012 Double Doors Anten Mills
2012 Art Expo Metro Convention Centre, Toronto
2012 Women’s Show Orillia Museum of Art and History
2012 Esart Gallery Barcelona, Spain
2012 Fragile Spaces John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
2010-2012 Spring Art Studio Tour Barrie, Ontario
2011 Arts on Main Festival South Simcoe Arts Council
2010 Art Comes Downtown Barrie, Ontario
2010-2011 Barrie Country Club Barrie, Ontario
2009-2012 Artistic Frameworks Barrie, Ontario
2009 Gallery 8 Thornton, Ontario
2009-2012 City Hall Rotunda Barrie, Ontario
2008-2010 Zephyr Gallery Orillia, Ontario
2009 Ridge West Gallery Oro Medonte, Ontario
2009 Markham Theatre Markham, Ontario
2009 Painters’ Hall Barrie, Ontario

 Private Collections

Killarney oil on canvas N. Valenzuela Santiago, Chile
Temagami oil on canvas J. Fullerton Barrie, Ontario
Still Life oil on canvas J. Woolsey-Harris Hong Kong
Apple Time oil on linen J. Woolsey-Harris Hong Kong
Green Heart oil on linen R. Vander Heuvel Leiden, Netherlands
Hybla Road oil on canvas M.Tran Barrie, Ontario


Portrait pastel on paper M. Fockler Hull, Quebec
Waterfront oil on canvas S. McCurdy Lake George, Ontario
Veranda oil on canvas B. Smith Brechin, Ontario
My Name is Hope oil on canvas A. Parbatany for the Agah Khan Foundation
Irises oil on canvas D. Hyland


2009 First Prize – Fine Art Category Coldwater Gallery Juried Show
2008 Honourable Mention John B. Aird Gallery Ontario Public Service Show

 Juried Exhibitions

2012 Salon de Society Nationale des Beaux Art, Carousel de Louvre Paris, France Juried Show
2010/2011 John B. Aird Gallery Toronto, Ontario Juried Show
2011 Museum of Art and History Orillia , Ontario Juried Life Drawing Show
2010 Museum of Art and History Orillia , Ontario Juried Landscape Show
2008 The Lindsay Gallery Lindsay, Ontario Annual Juried Show


2010 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant


2011 Lake Simcoe Living Autumn 2011 Page 30
2010 The Journey Orillia’s International
Women’s Day Art Show
Pages 28 & 90

 Current Galleries

The EDGE Barrie, Ontario
Artistic Frameworks Barrie, Ontario
Com2Art Perpignan, France

 Professional Associations

  • Society of Canadian Artists – Associate Member
  • Portrait Society of Canada
  • Bayside Artists
  • Com2Art – Perpignan, France

 Curated Exhibitions

2010/2011 “Fragile Spaces” John B. Aird Gallery Toronto, Ontario
2012 (December) Salon de Society Nationale des Beaux Art Carousel de Louvre Paris, France