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Nancy Newman

Nancy, a retired art teacher and practising artist, has studied and taken workshops with wonderful Canadian artists including Karin Isenburg, Brian Atyeo, Linda Kemp, Art Cunanan, Pauline Holancin, Jake Mol, Margaret Roseman, Barry Coombs, John David Anderson, Elisabeth A. Gibson, Jean Pederson and Gordon Mackenzie. In addition she has been fortunate to work with well-known American and international artists such as Janet Rogers, Tom Lynch, Sterling Edwards, Karen Vernon, and Alvaro Castagnet.

Nancy has participated in many juried and solo shows including the Toronto Watercolour Society's Aquavision, Art Aurora, and the Society of York Region Artists, where she has received several 1st Place Awards, Honourable Mentions and People's Choice Awards. Nancy's work has been exhibited at the Aurora Cultural Centre, The Colleen Abbot Gallery, the Papermill Gallery in Toronto, the Ethel Curry Gallery in Haliburton, The Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts, the Skylight Gallery in Aurora, Nielson Park Creative Centre, the Georgina Arts Centre and The Columbus Centre in Toronto.

Nancy is the Past President of the Society of York Region Artists and the Past President of the Toronto Watercolour Society. She is also a member of the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, the East Central Ontario Art Association and an associate member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour.

Nancy was presented with an Ontario Volunteer Service Award in 2013. She is represented by the Felix Norman Gallery on Adelaide St. West in Toronto.