1976-1980 Graduated in Fine Arts: drawing, painting, and printmaking
Final year in off campus program,
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
Nature Artist’s Scholarship from the Canadian Nature Federation, 1983
Nora E. Vaughan Scholarship for Drawing and Painting, Ontario College of Art, 1979
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,
2001 Artist’s Showcase, Town Hall,
2000 Hunter West Gallery,
2000 Ashton Evicta Gallery,
1998 Hunter West Gallery,
1995 Gallery 306,
1994 Williamson House Gallery,
1993 Bancroft Art Gallery,
1990 Brock Street Gallery,
1990 Gallerie Rochon,
1988 The Magpie, Port
1986 Art Gallery of Peterborough, solo exhibit
1981 Gallery 76,
Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 North Island College, Walking as Mapping: A Creative Laboratory
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
Artist in Residence at North Island College, July/August 2016
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.
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Diploma Collection of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Art Gallery of Peel
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