Donna Gordon
fine artist - image maker

Bio

(posted on 21 May 2017)

Education

Ontario College of Art – Graduate fine arts

Post Graduate Studies - OCA, Ryerson, George Brown College in lithography, print making, photography, airbrush, marker rendering

 

Work History

25 years national & international freelance illustration & design including posters, book covers, advertising, editorial, concept & design

Private commissions include portraiture, marine art, architectural painting & landscapes.

 

Clients – A partial list

Royal Canadian Mint, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, the Bradford Exchange, MacMillan/Double Day, Harlequin Books, Key Porter Books, Financial Post, Purolator, Nabisco, James Lorimer, Association of American Newspapers, Association of Canadian Books, GAM on Yachting, Etobicoke Yacht Club

 

 

 

Awards

 Association of International Fairs & ExhibitionsBest Poster, 'ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR', 1996

 Scarborough Arts Council – Frank Faubert Memorial Purchase Award for Art -2004

 Toronto Historical Board 2nd & merit – two years

 Marketing Magazine Gold, single billboard – ‘MILKBONE TOOTHBRUSH’, Nabisco

 C.A.P.I.C. Juried Art Show2 merits for ‘TANKERS’ & ‘COLUMN’

 Southern Ontario Orchid Society – Best in Class & 3rd place -2011

 Art Guild of Scarborough, Juried Shows:

 Honourable Mention - 'HOUNDS', 2017 Arthur Show

 Juror's Choice Award - 'K & S MILK', 2017

 Best acrylic - 'IRIS’ & ‘SUBWAY’

 Arthur Show, Special Merit – ‘PEONY’

 Special Merits, 2011-2017

 Don Valley Art Club - Honourable Mention, 'STREET HOCKEY', 2017

 

 

 

Shows

Studio 888 - Jazzfest group show - 2017

Yellow House Gallery – group shows 2014 - 2017

Don Valley Art Club – 2015, 2017

Art Guild of Scarborough – 2011 - 2017

Beach Guild of Fine Art – 2011 - 2017

3 Beach Painters – group show 2016

‘Muse’ – Super Wonder Gallery – 2016

Toronto Marine Museum – 1994

Cedar Ridge Creative Centre - 2013

Peter MacKendrick Gallery – 2013

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