Jane Atkinson, Artist
JANE AtKiNsoN

Education

 

George Brown College, Toronto

– September 1989-December 1989, Introduction to Printing Processes

Ontario College of Art, Toronto

– September 1987-April 1988, Life Painting

George Brown College, Toronto

– 1986-1987, Commercial Art Honours Certificate

University of Western Ontario, London

– 1979-1983, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Instructors include Patterson Ewen, Duncan deKergommeaux, Kim Moodie, and Tom Benner.

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2017  Colour And Form Society, Etobicoke Art Centre, Juried

2017  Westland Gallery, London, Ontario, Square Foot Show

2017  Federation Of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, B.C., Juried

2016  Westland Gallery, London, Ontario, Square Foot Show

1986  Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, 28th Annual Oxford County Juried Exhibition

1985  Tillsonburg Museum, Tillsonburg, Spring Exhibition

1985  Woodstock, Art Gallery, Woodstock, 27th Annual Oxford County Juried Exhibition

1985  Re:Source Art Centre, London, “Members Exhibition”

1985  The Regional Art Gallery, London, Art Mart

1984  Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, “Artforms”

1984  Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, 26th Annual Oxford County Juried Exhibition

1984  Re:Source Art Centre, London, “Members Exhibition”

1983  McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Juried Graduate Show

1982  Hillary Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, “Plexus-0”

 

 

Solo & Shared Exhibitions

 

2004  Station Arts, Tillsonburg, shared show with Jennifer Atkinson, “Atkinson Sisters Show Their Stuff”

1989  Total Gallery, Albert White Galleries, 80 Spadina, Toronto

1987  Lynnwood Arts Centre, Simcoe, shared show with Herb Ariss, “Figurative Impact”

1985  Re:Source Art Centre, London, “The Human Side”

1984  Creative Arts Centre, Ingersoll, “Portraits”

1983  Gallery 132, Tillsonburg, “Human Expressions”

 

 

Studios

 

Lakeside Pottery, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, since 2015, Original paintings. Located at 755 Lakeshore Road or call 905-934-2904 for details

 

Memberships and Personal Accomplishments

 

  • Supporting Member of the Federation Of Canadian Artists, 2017
  • Member of the Ontario Association of Art Galleries, 2017
  • Member of the St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre, 2017
  • Member of the St. Thomas-Elgin Artists' Guild, 2017
  • Member of the Woodstock Art Gallery, 2017
  • Member of the Association Of Registered Graphic Designers, 1997 to present
  • Member of COPA (Canadian Owners & Pilots Association), 1998 to present
  • Member of The Group, Women In Business, London, 1997-1999
  • Member of The Ninety-Nines, Inc. – (women's aviation organization), 1997-2010
  • Achieved Private Pilot's License, 1996
  • Avid Power Walker since 1990
  • Western Ontario Conservatory of Music Certificate (Grade 8 piano & Grade 2 theory), 1978

 

 

Artistic Achievements

 

  • Teaching private drawing lessons for children, Belmont, 2017
  • Art Kids – teaching painting, sculpture, and drawing to children, 2008-2011
  • Teaching private drawing lessons, 1996
  • Art Commission by the Oxford Board of Education, Annandale School Opening, Tillsonburg, May 7, 1996
  • Coordinator and member of the jury for Ontario Arts Council Grants, Women’s Art Resource Centre, Toronto, 1989-1991
  • Ontario Arts Council Materials Grant, 1986
  • Merit Award for best painting, Woodstock Art Gallery, 1985

 

 

Volunteer Work

 

  • Chair of Christian Education, Belmont United Church, 2007-2017
  • Volunteer Design Projects for non-profit Canadian Owners and Pilots Association, 1999-2017
  • Coordinator for the 99's Poker Run, 1999-2001 – non-profit international organization of women pilots
  • Guest Artist – College Avenue High School, Woodstock – October 1996
  • Guest Artist – Hillcrest Public School, Toronto – 1991
  • Guest Artist – South Ridge Public School, Tillsonburg – 1985

 

 

Publicity

 

  • Kate Taylor, “Art Show Does Have A Few Gems Among All the Mediocrities”, The London Free Press, September 1985
  • Suzanne Stoop, “Local Artists Open Show”, Tillsonburg News, January 1985
  • Tom Duralia, “Art Display at Creative Art Centre”, Ingersoll News, September 1984
  • Ron Preston, “Artist Started ‘Creating’ At Three”, The Sentinal Review, Woodstock, September 17, 1984
  • Jane Stirling, “Local Artist Displays Work”, The Tillsonburg News, September 17, 1984
  • Marlene Opdecam, “Expressionistic Exhibit”, The Tillsonburg News, May 1983
  • Doug Bale, “Graduation Exhibition Full of Promise”, The London Free Press, April 9, 1983
  • Sam Agro, Television Documentary (Cable 5, Tillsonburg), summer 1981

 

 

Entrepreneurial Experience

 

Owner of Atkinson Graphics, since 1997, Specializing in print and web design

(Registered Graphic Designer, since 1997)

 

 

Employment History in Graphic Design

 

Fanshawe College, London, Ontario, 1991-1995

Graphic Design Freelancing, Toronto, 1990-1991

Pixel Graphics Inc., Toronto, 1987-1990

ESW Canada Ltd., Toronto, Spring / Summer 1987

 

Fine art paintings and drawings, of people, birds, pets, landscapes, and flowers.

 

For commissions or to purchase my work, contact me at 519-644-2374

 

 

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JANE AtKiNsoN

Jane Atkinson, Artist