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Valerie Ashton MPAC, OSA  

Awards

2012 - Pastel Artists of Canada - awarded Master Pastelist , MPAC Designation

2011  - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show - awarded Honourable Mention

2008 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show - awarded Best of Show

2008 - Elected into the Ontario Society of Artists, awarded OSA Designation

2008 - Pastel Artists of Canada - Abstract Art award

2007 - Pastel Artists of Canada - awarded Signature Status, PAC Designation 

2006 - Varley Art Gallery Juried Show - awarded Juror's Choice

2006 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show - awarded Juror's Choice

2004 - Painting "Start of a New Day" selected for book - Markham Anthology

2003 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show - awarded Honourable Mention    

2003 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show - awarded Best of Show   

2001 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show - awarded Best of Show   

Exhibitions

2018 - Station Gallery Group Show "It's All Relative" - Whitby

2018 - Pastel Artists of Canada Juried Show - Aurora

2015 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show

2014 - Station Gallery Juried Show - Whitby

2013 - Latcham Gallery Juried Show - Stouffville

2013 - Stouffville Town Calendar - Stouffville

2004 - 2015 - Stouffville Studio Tour

2012 - Beacher Cafe Solo Show - Toronto

2012 - OSA Members Show - Aurora

2012 - Stouffville Civic Centre Group Show

2011 - OSA Juried Members Show - Toronto

2011 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show - Art Square Gallery, Toronto

2010 - Ontario Society of Artists - Gallery Stratford, Stratford

2009 - Ontario Society of Artists - Gallery de Boer, Owen Sound

2009 - Polo for Heart Art Walk - Richmond Hill

2009 - Ontario Society of Artists Juried Show - John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

2009 - Station Gallery Group Show - Whitby

2009 - Studio 737 Art Gallery - Tweed

2008 - Pastel Artists of Canada Juried Show - Art Gallery of Hamilton

2008 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show

2008 - Studio 737 Art Gallery - Tweed

2007 - Pastel Artists of Canada Juried Show - Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

2007 - Latcham Gallery Exhibition - "Portraits of the Everyday", Stouffville

2007 - Station Gallery Juried Show - Whitby

2007 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show

2006 - Uxbridge Celebration of the Arts Juried Show

2006 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show

2006 - Markham Village Art Show

2006 - Annual York Region Juried Show - Varley Art Gallery, Unionville

2006 - Latcham Gallery "Postcards from Away" Show - Stouffville

2006 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show 

2005 - Varley Art Gallery Juried Exhibition - Unionville

2005 - Don Mills Library Solo Show - Toronto

2005 - Pastel Artists of Canada Juried Show - Art Gallery of Mississauga

2004 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show

2004 - Pastel Artists of Canada Juried Show - Toronto

2004 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show

2004 - Uxbridge Celebration of the Arts Juried Show

2003 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show 

2003 - Varley Art Gallery Juried Exhibition - Unionville

2003 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show 

2003 - Pine Ridge Juried Show - Ajax

2002 - Latcham Gallery Juried Show - Stouffville

2002 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show

2002 - Pine Ridge Juried Show - Ajax

2001 - Markham Group of Artists Juried Show

2001 - Pine Ridge Juried Show - Ajax

1999 - I.D.A. Gallery - York University, Toronto

1999 - Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery - Toronto

1998 - I.D.A. Gallery - York University, Toronto

 

 

Publications

 

 

2013 - Stouffville Town Calender

2004 - Painting Start of a New Day juried into book Markham Anthology

 

 

Related Activities

 

 

2016 - Reclaim Artist in Residence at Haliburton School of Art and Design

2000-2015 - Volunteer at Latcham Gallery

2009-2012 - Host of The Art Studio on Whistle Radio

2010 - Taught art in Rome & Sorrento, Italy

2011 - Taught art in Tuscany & Venito regions of Italy

Government Collections

Town of Markham permanent collection                                                                                                 Government of Ontario Art Collection

Education

2015 - Studio Process Advancement Graduate Certificate program, Fleming College, Haliburton

1979-1983 - Graduated York University Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

1998-1999 - York University Fine Arts, incomplete

1995-2016 - Haliburton School of Fine Arts ongoing workshops