Kazenbroot, Nelly

  • Home:
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Title:
    The Other Side of Fifty
  • Media:
    Acrylic on panel / acrylique sur panneau
  • Dimensions:
    61 x 45.5 cm
  • Website:

This self-portrait reveals my aging face through an invisible barrier. Paint captures the emotional and physical reality of living a full life for fifty years, but the surface of the art board itself is the symbolic, permanent divider between my present life and the youth I can now only look back on.

EDUCATION:
Courses in design, drafting and fine arts at Malaspina College
Full-time study in creative writing, fine arts and sociology at the University of Victoria
EXHIBITIONS:

2012

Solo Exhibition, “Alchemy”, Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum, BC


2012

Art for Wildlife Exhibition/Silent Auction, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC


2011

Feature artist exhibition at Nanaimo Art Gallery, BC


2011

Art for Wildlife Exhibition/Silent Auction, Nanaimo Art Gallery, BC


2010

Small Works Christmas Show, Artfitterz, Nanaimo, BC


2010

H’Arts for the Homeless, The Roundhouse, Yaletown, Vancouver, BC


2010

Kingston Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB


2010

Kingston Prize Exhibition, Waddington’s Auction Rooms, Toronto, ON


2009

Kingston Prize Exhibition, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS


2009

Kingston Prize Exhibition, Grand Theatre, Kingston, ON


2009

Fall Juried Show, Nanaimo FCA, Nanaimo Art Gallery, BC

2009

“Stone, Letter, Bird” Exhibition, FCA Gallery, Granville Island, Vancouver


2009

Nanaimo FCA Spring Showcase juried group show


AWARDS:

2011

Finalist, Painting on the Edge, Open International Juried Exhibition


2010

Finalist in the National Winter Juried Art Show, Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum, BC


2009

Finalist in The Kingston Prize, Canada’s National Portrait Competition

 

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