Budovitch, Eric

  • Home:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Title:
    Contestant 12 (Portrait of Sarah-Joy Bennett)
  • Media:
    Oil on canvas / huile sur toile
  • Dimensions:
    76 x 61 cm
  • Website:

A portrait must be more than a face and a stance.  A person is a package made of our entire presentation; our grooming, clothes and all things which we have arranged around us be it an office cubicle or an entry into a fictional doll’s house competition.  To produce a contemporary portrait we must show the sum of a man or woman and allow for a more encompassing view.  As artists we must present the world that we believe the sitter has or would make for themselves.  Display the person, not the pose.  

EDUCATION:

June-August 2002

Independent study with Odd Nerdrum, Oslo, Norway


2000-2002

New York Academy of Art, NYC, NY, Masters in Fine Art, NYC, USA


2000-2001

Art Student’s League, NYC, NY, Independent study with Nelson Shanks


1999-2000

Angel Studios, Toronto, Ontario, Independent study with John Angel


1995-1999

McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Bachelors Degree in Art History


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

April 2005

Fredericton, N.B, “Sensation”, Gallery 78


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

Feb 2007

St.John NB, “Winter Blues” Buckland Gallery


Oct. 2005

St. John NB, ‘Three Emerging” Buckland Gallery


June 2004

Toronto, Ont, “Figuration,” Gallery Bibianne


June 2002

New York, NY “Take Home a Nude,” Christies


May 2002

New York, NY  “Graduate Show at the NYAA”


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2003 – Present

Avenue Road Art School, Toronto


2002 – Present

Second School, Toronto, Ontario


Dec 2002

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB


Nov 2002

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton


GRANTS:

March 2003

Greenshield Foundation Recipient


PUBLICATIONS:

April 7/05

Telegraph Journal St.John, NB, p.B7


June 21/03

Daily Gleaner,the, Fredericton, NB, p.C9


REPRESENTATION:
Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB
Buckland Gallery, St.John NB

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