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Education

 

Ontario College of Art

1976-1980  Graduated in Fine Arts: drawing, painting, and printmaking

Final year in off campus program, Florence, Italy


Banff School of Fine Arts

1976  Summer program in drawing and painting

 

Awards and Grants

 

D. L. Stevenson Award for excellence in watercolour, 'Open Water', Annual Juried Exhibition of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, 2009

Best Watercolour, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 1999

Canada Council Short Term Grant, 1984

Nature Artist’s Scholarship from the Canadian Nature Federation, 1983

Nora E. Vaughan Scholarship for Drawing and Painting, Ontario College of Art, 1979

Tuition Scholarship, Banff School of Fine Arts, 1976 

  

Selected One and Two Person Exhibitions

 

2016 Terrain Traps And Other Delightful Horrors, (printmaking), as part of MAP, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay BC.

2015 What You See Is What You Get, (printmaking), The FiftyFifty Arts Collective, Victoria BC

2015 Transmitted Drawings, (printmaking), McMillan Gallery, Oceanside Arts Council, Parksville BC

2013 Effigies; New Drawings, Art Alchemy Studios, Courtenay BC

2011 Corre Alice Gallery, Cumberland, BC, 'Complex Terrain: Figurative Drawings'

2011 Dales Gallery, 'Man Eating Landscapes', Victoria, BC

2010  The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach, BC

2009  Tarbell's Cafe, Cumberland, BC

2007  Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC, with ceramicist Meg Burgess

2007  The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach, BC

2006   Muir Gallery, Courtenay, BC, solo exhibit

2004   Hunter West Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario, solo exhibit

2001   Artist’s Showcase, Town Hall, Bowmanville, Ontario, solo exhibit

2001   Rosedale United Church, Toronto, solo exhibit

2000   Hunter West Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario, solo exhibit

2000  Ashton Evicta Gallery, Toronto, with Andrew Kwiecinski

1998  Hunter West Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario, solo exhibit          

1995  Gallery 306, Toronto, solo exhibit

1994  Williamson House Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario, solo exhibit

1993  Bancroft Art Gallery, Bancroft, Ontario, solo exhibit

1990  Brock Street Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, with Bonnie Brooks

1990  Gallerie Rochon, Toronto, solo exhibit

1988  The Magpie, Port Hope, Ontario, solo exhibit

1986  Art Gallery of Peterborough, solo exhibit

1985  Thomas Gallery, Port Hope, Ontario, solo exhibit

1984  Thomas Gallery, Port Hope, Ontario, solo exhibit

1984  Trail College, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, with Norma Pattuelli

1983  Thomas Gallery, Port Hope, Ontario, with ‘Inuit Carvings from Quebec

1981  Gallery 76, Toronto, with Esther Lui 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

 

2016 North Island College, Walking as Mapping: A Creative Laboratory

2011 'Three Submerging Artists', Tony Martin, Gordon Greenhough, Clive Powsey, Oceanside Arts Council Gallery, Parksville, BC

2010  Reflections, Juried Members Exhibition of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Roberts Gallery, Toronto 

2010 Current Streams, juried Exhibition of BC members of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Port Coquitlam 

2009  Open Waters, Annual Juried Exhibition of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Leighton Centre, Alberta 

2009  Cumberland Life Drawing Group Exhibition at Tarbells Café, Cumberland 

2008  Cumberland Life Drawing Group Exhibition at Tarbells Café, Cumberland BC 

2008 The Codpiece and Merkin Show, Comox Valley Art Gallery 

2006  Waterworks, CSPWC BC Members exhibition, Blackberry Gallery, Port Moody, BC 

2006 Nanaimo Art Gallery (downtown) Watercolour landscapes from Vancouver Island (feature artist) 

2005  Hunter West Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario, ‘Exquisite smaller works: Marilyn Goslin, Janet Read, Jane Hunter, David Silverberg, Peer Christiansen, Emma Hesse, Willem Verhulst, Clive Powsey’

2003  Hunter West Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario, ‘4 Watercolour Painters: Jane Hunter, Les Parkes, Ray Partridge, Clive Powsey’

2004/2003/2000/1999/1998 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition 

2000  MacLaren-Barnes Gallery, Oakville 

1999  Canadian Spaces, North American Centre of Oriental Arts, Toronto 

1998  The Temagami 22, Temagami Welcome Centre Gallery, an exhibition and sale of artwork with a catalogue of participants organized by the Canadian Wildflower Society to raise awareness of remaining stands of old white and red pine in the Temagami area  

1991  International Waters, a joint exhibition with catalogue of participants by the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, the American Watercolour Society, and the Royal Watercolour Society 

1991  Art For Preservation Exhibition and Auction, a touring show with a catalogue of participants, organized as a fundraiser by the Temagami Wilderness Fund and Earthroots Coalition in a campaign to preserve old growth pine forest in the Temagami area  

1986  Artspace, Peterborough, Ontario, ‘New Faces’ 

1986  Thomas Gallery, ‘Four Artists’, Port Hope, Ontario

 

Residencies

 

Artist in Residence at North Island College, July/August 2016

 

Teaching experience

 

North Island College Metal Jewellery Design Program, 2013 to present, instructor of drawing and introductory design.

North Island College Continuing Education, 2010/11, Watercolour and Drawing Course

Mechosin International Summer School For the Arts, Mechosisn, 2010, 2015, instructor of weekend watercolour painting workshop

The Old School House Centre for the Arts, Qualicum Beach, 2009-2011, Instructor, watercolour painting, life drawing, courses and workshops.

Campell River Art Gallery, 2010, Instructor, weekend watercolour workshops in studio and en plein air.

Comox Valley Art Gallery, 2008-2010, Courtenay, Instructor, Survey of Life Drawing Method

Max the Mutt Animation School, Toronto, 2001 – 2004, nstructor of background painting

Bowmanville Visual Arts Centre, Bowmanville, 2003 – 2004, Advanced watercolour

Ontario College of Art, Toronto, 1987-1991, Instructor of drawing and watercolour classes



Selected Animated Film and Television Screen Credits

 

Franklin’s Magic Christmas, Direct to video feature, Nelvana Ltd. 2001, Art Director

Franklin and the Green Knight, Direct to video feature, Nelvana Ltd. 1999, Art Director; Overseas Supervisor of background painting

Beauty and the Beast; The Enchanted Christmas, Direct to video feature, Walt Disney Animation Canada, 1997, Art Director

Pippi Longstocking, Theatrical release feature, Nelvana Ltd. 1996, Art Director

Journey to the Planets, Imax/Omnimax short theatrical feature, Bear Spots, 1993, Background Painter

Babar: The Movie, Theatrical release feature, Nelvana Ltd. 1989, Art Director; Overseas Supervisor of background painting

Carebears in Wonderland, Theatrical release feature, Nelvana Ltd. 1988, Background Stylist

  

1985 - 1995, Carebears Series background stylist; Dog City Series background stylist: Babar Series background stylist; Rupert Series background stylist; My Pet Monster background stylist; Free Willy background stylist, Droids Series layout artist.

1989 – 2005, Background painting and development sketches for animated television advertising for Bear Spots, Animation House, Chuck Gammage Animation, Red Rover Studios, Guru Studio, Squeeze, and Laughing Horse (Germany).  Art Direction on Back to School with Franklin, a television special produced by Nelvana Inc. (2002).

2007, Background painter and stylist for The Dark Years, an animated documentary co-produced by Chuck Gammage Animation Inc., Barner-Alper Productions, and the National Film Board of Canada.

2008-2010, Freelance 2d background artwork for Chuck Gammage Animation Inc. for television commercials, development promos, and interactive web games.

 

Selected Collections

 

North Island College

McCain Foods

Trent University

Providence Healthcare

IBM Canada

HSB Asset Management

Gibralter Solutions

Fulcrum North

Diploma Collection of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Art Gallery of Peel 

 

 

For a printable version email cpowsey@shaw.ca