ACADEMIC HISTORY
2002 Interpretive Illustration, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario.
Received Silver Medal for highest cumulative GPA in program.
1999 Art Fundamentals Program, Sheridan College (with Honors), Oakville, Ontario
1997 Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020 "Love Story" Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2018 Selected paintings, The Dime Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2016 "What Dreams May Come" Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2014 "Sea Change: Recent Paintings" North End Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
2014 New Paintings, Baked Café, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
2013 "Small Works, Rose Cottage" Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
2013 New Paintings, Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2012 "Surfacing" New Paintings, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
2011 "An Aesthetic Voyage" Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville,
2009 "Newfoundland Portraits" Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
2007 "Passages" Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
2004 New Paintings, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
2002 New Paintings, Gallery In The Mall, Jackson Square, Hamilton, Ontario
1998 New Paintings, Bauhaus Café, Hamilton, Ontario
1997 Twiggy Café, Toronto, Ontario
JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2018 Members Exhibition, Ontario Society of Artists, Todmorden Mills, Toronto, Ontario
2016 "Pandamonium" World Wildlife Fund Canada, Toronto, Ontario
2015 "Collective Arts Brewing, Series 4 exhibition" Toronto, Ontario
2012 "Celebrating 140 Years, The Ontario Society Of Artists Celebrates 140 Years" Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, Ontario
2008 "I-Am-A-Heather" Future Tenant Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2007 "Celebrating The Season" Society Of Canadian Artists, Rainbow Cinemas, Toronto, Ontario
2006 "Small, Smaller, Smallest Miniature Show" Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, British Columbia
2006 "Glenhyrst Art Gallery Of Brant Juried Exhibition" Brantford, Ontario
2006 "Artworks Oakville 7th Annual Juried Show" Town Hall, Oakville, Ontario
2006 "39th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition" Society of Canadian Artists
2006 "4th Annual International Painting On The Edge Exhibition" Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2005 "3rd Annual International Painting On The Edge Exhibition"," Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2005 "Art Fusion Traveling Exhibition" Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary, Alberta and Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2004 "Society of Canadian Artists Members Juried Exhibition" Barber Gallery, Guelph, Ontario
2004 2nd Annual International Painting On The Edge Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2004 "Federation of Canadian Artists Juried Figurative Exhibition" Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2003 "Society of Canadian Artists Members Juried Exhibition" The Hummingbird Centre For The Performing Arts, Toronto, Ontario
2003 "About Love" Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2003 "Society of Canadian Artists Members Juried Exhibition" Etobicoke Civic Art Centre, Etobicoke, Ontario (Best In Show Award).
2002 "Wegway First Annual International Juried Exhibition" Propeller Centre, Toronto, Ontario
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2022 “Woman”, James Baird Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
2019 “2019 Twitter Art Exhibit”, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2018 “Come Back With A Warrant”, Seattle, Washington
2018 “2018 Twitter Art Exhibit”, Canberra, Australia
2017 "2017 Twitter Art Exhibit”, Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, United Kingdom
2016 “Brushes with Cancer”, Revel Fulton Market, Chicago, Illinois
2016 “Go Figure”, Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2016 "Twitter Art Exhibit" New York City, New York
2015 "Twitter Art Exhibit" Moss, Norway
2015 "Museum of Broken Relationships" Whitehorse, Yukon
2014 "Colorlust" Gallery 22, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
2014 "Christmas Underground" Arts Underground, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
2013 "3rd Annual Twitter Art Exhibit" Exhale Unlimited Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2013 Various group exhibitions, Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2012 "The Trans Canada Highway Through Time" Garden Court, Canadian Currency Museum, Ottawa, Ontario
2010 "International Women’s Day Group Exhibition" Canadian Embassy Official Residence, Ankara, Turkey
2008 "The Best Of The Contemporaries" Loch Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2004 Various group exhibitions of gallery artists, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
2007 "Ontario Society Of Artists New Members’ Exhibition" John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2007 "A Look At Young Painters" Loch Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2007 "Go Figure" Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
2007 “White” Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
2007 "28th Annual Burlington Art Auction" Burlington Art Centre, Burlington
2006 "27th Annual Burlington Art Auction" Burlington, Art Centre, Burlington
2005 "26th Annual Burlington Art Auction" Burlington Art Centre, Burlington
2005 "25th Annual Burlington Art Auction" Burlington Art Centre, Burlington
2003 "COOP on Scollard" Yorkville, Toronto, Ontario
2003 "24th Annual Burlington Art Auction" Burlington Art Centre, Burlington
2002 "Drawn & Quartered" Hamilton City Centre, Hamilton, Ontario
2002 "Sheridan College Third Year Illustration Grad Show" The Steamwhistle Brewery, Toronto, Ontario
2002 "Sheridan College Open House" Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
2002 "Hamilton Region Arts Council Members' Show" Gallery in the Mall, Jackson Square, Hamilton, Ontario
2001 "Illustration Year End Show" Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
2000 "Illustration Year End Show" Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
1999 "Art Fundamentals Year End Show" Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
1998 "Pepperwood Bistro" Burlington, Ontario
1997 "Public Hanging" Eaton Centre, Hamilton, Ontario
1997 "Visioning Women, Hamilton and Region Arts Council" Gallery In The Mall, Hamilton, Ontario
1996 "Members' Show, Hamilton and Region Arts Council" Jackson Square, Hamilton, Ontario
1994 "More Bountiful Woman Show" Hamilton Central Library, Hamilton, Ontario
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
The Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb, Croatia
Northwestel Corporate Art Collection, Yukon Territory
Government Of Ontario Permanent Art Collection, North York, Ontario
Parks Canada Permanent Collection, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland
Moneris Solutions
The Collection of David and Anita Blackwood
The Collection of Mr. Stephen Colbert
The Collection of Paul and Laurie Feig
The Collection of Mr. Richard Dawkins
The Collection of Sir Ranulph Fiennes
The Collection of The Canadian Embassy, Ankara, Turkey
The collection of Mr. Joss Whedon
Private collections worldwide
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Ontario Society Of Artists (2006 – Present)
American Women Artists (2022 – Present)
GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER MEDIA
2022 “Life Hacks” episode on Ologies podcast by Alie Ward. March 22, 2022 episode
2022 “Samuel and Alice Peralta” Collector Profile in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine March/April 2022 edition
2021 “Art on the Moon” on CBC Radio’s Airplay with Dave White
2021 “11 Paintings of Former Yukon Artist Heading To The Moon”, by Dave White, CBC News
2021 Interview for the Twitter Art Exhibition blog, August 2021
2020 Profile on my work in “Escape Into Life” online magazine, March 2021
2020 “Making Waves in the Art Industry”, article in West of the City Magazine, March 2021
2018 “A Painter For Life” Gently Does It Podcast episode 118 with John Dalton
2018 “Top Ten” Art and Antiques Magazine, May 2018
2018 “A Simple Favor” selected paintings featured in the film, Lionsgate Entertainment
2016 “Master Painters of the World” International Artist Magazine, August/September issue
2015 “Portrait of Richard” used as author image for Richard Dawkins’ book Brief Candle in the Dark, Random House/Penguin UK
2015 “Artistas” magazine, four paintings included within the August Issue, Chicago, IL
2014 Whitehorse Star, front cover image of Sea Change opening, September 10,2014
2014 "Eye of the Storm”, article on “Sea Change” exhibition, September 4,2014, pg 15
2014 Article about my art and move North in Yukon News, May 9, 2014, pg 27
2013 “Montana Mountain I” chosen as Northwestel Phonebook cover for 2014/2015
2013 Arctic Council Yukon Art Calendar featured artist
2013 “Gayle, Snowshoeing” featured in calendar by Canadian Artists For The Poor
2013 CBC North Radio Interview with Dave White about moving to the Yukon
2012 “Sonnets From The Labrador” by Samuel Peralta, Windrift Press, 2012, Cover art “David’s Studio, Sunset”
2011 CBC North Radio Interview with Dave White about painting in The North
2011 Interview with The Oakville Beaver paper about the “Aesthetic Voyage” show
2010 Article in The Globe And Mail by Latham Hunter
2009 Newfoundland Herald, published by The Sunday Herald Ltd, St. John’s Newfoundland
2009 "Arts About Town" Oakville Arts Council, cover artwork
2008 "Shellfish: The Cookbok" by Karen Barnaby, Whitecap Books
2008 The Toronto Star, Illustration
2008 Stir Magazine and West Of The City magazine
2007 The Artist’s Life TV Special profiling my art, Ticklescratch Production, aired on Bravo Canada
2007 Cover artwork for “V Cuisine: The Art of New Vegan Cooking”, by Angeline Linardis, Whitecap Books
2007 BC Business Magazine, Illustration
2006 Ascent Magazine, Timeless Books
2005 Ascent Magazine, Illustration
2005-2008 Dogs In Canada Magazine, 7 illustrations
2005 "Room of One's Own" published with help fro Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, (cover art)
2004-2008 Bark Magazine, 5 illustrations
2003 The Society Of Illustrators Of Los Angeles #45 Annual
1997 "Beneath The Surface Poetry Anthology" Published by McMaster University Society Of English, (cover art)
OTHER RELEVANT ART EXPERIENCE
2019 Guest Speaker, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
2018 Guest Speaker, Burlington Fine Arts Association, Burlington Art Gallery, Burlington, Ontario
2016 Guest Speaker, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
2013 Guest Speaker, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
2011 Guest Speaker, Healing Through The Arts, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
2010 Guest Lecturer, Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario
2008 Guest Speaker, Nelson High School
2008 Juror, Society Of Canadian Artists
2007 Author, “A Painting In The Life”, Art Avenue Magazine
2007 Guest Speaker, Oakville Rotary Club
2006 Juror, Society of Canadian Artists' 39th Annual Juried Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
2006 Honorable Mention, Society of Canadian Artists' 39th Annual Juried Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
2006 1st Prize, Artworks Oakville 2006 7th Annual Juried Show, Oakville, Ontario
2006 Mike Randall Family Award, Artworks Oakville 2006 7th Annual Juried Show
2005 Opus Framing and Art Supplies Award, 3rd Annual Painting On The Edge Exhibition, Vancouver, BC
2004 Opus Framing and Art Supplies Award, 2nd Annual Painting On The Edge Exhibition, Vancouver, BC
2013 Best In Show Award Society of Canadian Artists Members Juried Exhibition
2013 "Water", Etobicoke, Ontario