Photo of Doreen Foster
Doreen Title
My painting is about the journey of the soul
in search of a mythology and the way home.
1950 Born - Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
1967-69 Graduated - Central Technical School, Art Dept, Toronto
1972 Canada Council Award - Materials Grant to study etching
1968-77 Exhibited - Aggregation Gallery, Toronto
1990-2006 Opened & operated The Studio Gallery (gallery and etching studio) Victoria, PEI
Memberships
Prince Edward Island Arts Council
Prince Edward Island Printmakers Council
Prince Edward Island Crafts Council
Nova Scotia Designers Crafts Council
Solo Exhibitions
1969 "Wings & A Rabbit" - Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
1970-75 One Person Exhibitions - Aggregation Gallery, Toronto
1971 Paintings & Drawings - Agnes Etherington Centre, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario
1974 Nanabozo (illustrations for children's book) - Rothman's Art Gallery, Stratford, Ontario
1977 Watercolours & Etchings (accompanied by four etching workshops) - Whitby Art Gallery, Whitby, Ontario (sponsored by the Artists With Their Work programme Art Gallery of Ontario, Extension Services Department)
Group Exhibitions
1968-9 7 Gallery Artists, Aggregation Gallery, Toronto
1970-71 Christmas Invitational - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1970-71 5th & 6th Annual Toronto Invitational O'Keefe Centre, Toronto
1970-77 Christmas Annual - Aggregation Gallery, Gallery, Toronto
1972 Spring National Juried Exhibition Agnes Etherington Centre, Kingston, Ontario
1972 SCAN (Suvey of Canadian Art Now) - Vancouver Art Gallery, B.C
1972 Inaugural Exhibition (new location) - Aggregation Gallery, Toronto
1973 Edition Art: Graphics and Multiple Sculpture - Aggregation Gallery, Toronto
1974 Artists With Their Work - workshop and demonstration with papermaker Andrew J. Smith to commemorate the inaugural opening of the new Art Gallery of Ontario building
1974 "Five Printmakers" (travelling exhibition):
- Centre Culturel Canadien/Canadian
- Cultural Centre, Paris, France
- Canada House, London, England
- Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
- Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI
1975-77 Group Exhibitions - Fleet Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1989 New Revue - Eptec Centre, Summerside, PEI
1990 Island Visual Artists - Holland College, Charlottetown, PEI
1995-96 10th & 11th Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto
1997 Chairs Show (Fundraiser for Arts Atlantic) Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PEI
1998 Garden of the Gulf - Juried Exhibition Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PEI • Winner: People’s Choice Award
2001 "What the Mind Sees...the Spirit Feels" - two-person show with Sylvia Ridgway
The Studio Gallery, Victoria, PEI
2006 Toronto City Hall Outdoor Art Exhibition
Internet Exhibitions
2003
"The Mythic Quest" - Symbolist Art Show • First Place Winner
2004
"The Artist As Shaman" - Symbolist Art Show
Illustrations (Solo)
1969 Nanabozo And His Brother
1974 The Story of A Mother - CBC "Man Alive"
1989 Search for the New Moonstones
Illustrations (Contributing)
1969 Fable Booklets
1970 Communications
1973 Nelson Timescope Booklets
1974 Comparative Mythology
1979 Time Enough
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