Gordon, Kristy

  • Home:
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Title:
    Easter Sunday
  • Media:
    Oil on linen / huile sur lin
  • Dimensions:
    50 x 40 cm
  • Website:

I paint people in simple poses with strong, psychological evocations.  I resist the temptation to idealize or romanticize.  Instead I allow the pure truth of the subject to take visual form on the canvas.

EDUCATION:

2006

Academy of Realist Art, Toronto, ON


2003 – 2006

Ottawa School of Art, Paint the Figure, Ottawa, ON


1999 – 2001

Animation, Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON


1998

Design Foundations, Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON


EXHIBITIONS:

2007

Human Figure Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC


2006

Small Smaller Smallest, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC


2006

Salon International 2006, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas


2006

Spontaneity Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC


2006

Landscape Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC


2005

Koyman Galleries, Ottawa (solo exhibition)


2004

“Etherlands,” Exclusive Art Forms, Lancaster, Ontario, (solo exhibition)


2005

Human Figure Show, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver, BC


2005

Invitational Figure Exhibition, Loch Gallery, Toronto


2004

Hampton Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia


2004

The Little Elephant, Oceanside, New York


2004

Tutt Street Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia


2004

Members Show, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC


2002/03/04

Elmwood Art and Home Fair, Ottawa


2004

Winter Green, Ottawa Art Gallery, Art and Rental and Sales


2003

Holiday Art, Ottawa Art Gallery, Art and Rental and Sales


2002

Painting our Past, Mildred Erb Gallery, Nelson, BC


1997

Kootenay Boundary Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Silverton, BC


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

2006

Ontario Society of Artists


2005

Portrait Society of America


2005

Federation of Canadian Artists


AWARDS:

2007

Award of Excellence, Human Figure Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC


2006

Award of Excellence, Hyper-Real Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC


2002

Most Promising Emerging Artist, Elmwood Art Fair, Ottawa, ON


1998

Nelson and District Arts Council Award, Nelson, BC


COLLECTIONS:

2001

Nelson and District Museum, Nelson, BC


PUBLICATIONS:
Vol. 6 – No. 4 July/August 2006 – Art Avenue, Vancouver, BC
March 2004 – Art Calendar  Magazine, cover art
Spring 2004 – MAGAZIN’ART, feature article
December 18,1997 – Nelson Daily News, Nelson, BC

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