Education

BealArt Certificate 1987
Industial Design Diploma – Fanshawe College 1991
Award – Trillium – RESNA International Student Design Award Winner 1991


Employment

Fanshawe College – Graphics Instruction 
1992 to 2002
Corporate Graphic Instruction – 1994 to 1999
Contract instruction – Fine art classes and Paint Events
2016 to 2018
St Marys Station Gallery  – 2018 to present Gallery assistant and fundraiser


Volunteering

Thorndale Fall Fair – Art convenor
Habitat for Humanity Heartland
Hutton House – Fascilitator
Sari London – Chair fundraiser
I Love Thorndale – Web design, community welcomer
Forest City Gymnastics – Board member and fundraiser
2002 to 2019

 

Group Affiliations

Visual Fringe – London,  2008 to 2012
Organizer and participating artist – Country Artisan Tour, 2007 to 2012
Past member – Stonetown Arts
Past member – London Commuity Artists

 

Commissions

Liz and James Iglesias 2023
Robert Sven kuenzlen 2022
Renee Purdy 2021
Joanne Verwaayen 2019


Professional Affiliations

Creative Age Fascilitator 2011
Artist in Canada


2023

  • Commission – Cottage scene – James and Liz Iglesias
  • Molly, commemmorative pet portrati – Gayla Matos

2022

  • Commissioned work- Robert Sven Kuenzlen
  • OEV mural project
  • Friends of the Gallery group show – St Marys Station Gallery
  • Repurposing antique chair for St Marys Fundraiser
  • Fall Thorndale Christmas vendor

2021

  • CoVision online art exhibit – St. Marys Station Gallery
  • Commissioned work – Renee Purdy
  • Women painting women – Art With Panache (I was invited to join by the gallery owner, Audrey
    Cooper), London, On

2020

  • Richmond Underpass Community Arts Project – contributing artist

2019

  • January 11 – February 19 – “Women’s Doubles” Artwork of Sylvie Verwaayen and Deb Dicker. St. Marys Station Gallery
  • June – The Fringe Gallery group art show “Perrenial”

2018

  • February 20 – Legate Art Battle – The Aeolian Hall
  • Summer – Westland Gallery Square Foot Show
  • Chalk Artist at the London Ribfest

2011

  • Paint Ontario 

2007 – 2012

  • Creative Country Artisan Tour – Organizer, graphic designer and artist

 

2007 -2012

  • Visual Fringe, London On

 2007

  • Paint Ontario

2003-2005

  • Cheryl O Student Show and Sale

1987

  • BealArt student year end show – Forest City Gallery, Sold artwork “Town Lunch”

1985

  • High school Art Showcase – London Regional Art Gallery

1982

  • First Paid Commission – created advertising for Mother’s Pizza
 

Media

Website
Facebook
LinkedIn
Londonpreneur – 2015