- The Monday Painters 8th Annual Showby admin
The Monday Painters 8th Annual Show of plein air or on location paintings continues at the Dundas Museum and Archives in Dundas Ontario until Jan. 9, 2023. Check out my pastels, “Kern Quarry Spring“, “Spring Breezes Sovereign House“, “Spring Meadow” and “Spring Violet Breezes” in good company amongst this amazing group of painters.
- Joshua Creek Artists of Halton & Peel Showby admin
- 2022 IAA Awards 2022 International Achievement Awards Competition in Pastelsby Cathy Lorraway
I was honoured to be a finalist in the 2022 IAA Awards International Achievement Awards Competition in Pastels. This juried competition featured entries in in Soft, pan, hard, pencil, and oil pastels juried by Kassandra Kaye, founder of Camelback Gallery, Julia Doemland, American Pastel Society Signature Member and two other industry professionals from the team of Marie McCallum, Kathy Moore Wilson, Hector D. Llamas, Filipe Assuncao, Julia Ross, Linda Lindus,Cher Pruys. To see the online exhibit click here or go to https://www.camelbackgallery.com/2022-iaa-pastelawards
- Friends/Members of Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre 2022by Cathy Lorraway
The Friends of Joshua Creek Heritage Centre Exhibition begins June 23rd 2022 and continues until August 28th 2022. Come and see this wonderful exhibition at The Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, 1086 Burnhamthorpe Rd E,, Oakville, by a diverse range of artists who support and preserve this urban oasis, with its historic buildings and enriching creative programs. This exhibit will feature “Pondview” pastel, framed 20″ x 16″ and Morrison Creek Ravine Covid Fairy Tree, acrylic, 20″ x 16″.
- Impact 2022by Cathy Lorraway
Honoured to have “Summer Reflections” pastel, 27″ x 35″ framed is part of the 80 artworks juried into Impact 2022 show at Art Space Connect Gallery at the Neilson Park Cultural Centre, Etobicoke, Toronto. Thank you to juror Azadeh Pirazimian. The exhibition runs from July 19, 2022 to August 5, 2022. The opening reception is Thursday July 21, 7-9pm. in the Art Space Connect Gallery.
- All Guilds Show 22by admin
Honoured to have “Winter Walk II”, pastel, 10 x 8″ and “View of Rattlesnake Point”, acrylic, 36 x 48″, juried into the Art Gallery of Burlington All Guild Show 22. Thank you to curator Suzanne Carte and the selection committee. Opening night is Friday May 6, 6-8pm. Register with eventbrite to attend.
This annual exhibition celebrates the guilds who make, learn, share, and teach at the Art Gallery of Burlington including the Burlington Fine Arts Association, Burlington Handweavers and Spinners Guild, Latow Photographers Guild, Burlington Potters Guild, Burlington Rug Hooking Craft Guild, Burlington Sculptors and Carvers and the Digital Art Guild of Burlington.
- 31st Purely Pastel Annual Juried Exhibitionby admin
31st ‘Purely Pastel’ Annual Juried Exhibition by Pastel Artists Canada. “Pinery Sunset” is one of 42 pastels to be exhibited as part of this national juried show. Thank you to jurors juried by Roberta Combs, Cathy Cullis & Kira Sokolovskaia. The exhibition will run from May 31 to June 18, 2022 at Neilson Park Creative Centre in Etobicoke. The opening reception is on June 5, 2022 from 2-4 pm.
- The Artist’s Mark, Burlington Fine Art Association Juried Showby Cathy Lorraway
I am delighted to have my pastel painting “Summer Reflections”, 19 x 27″, accepted into BFAA’s The Artist’s Mark Juried show. Thank you to the Artists Mark Committee and sponsors for the tremendous effort put into this project to support local artists. Thank you to jurors Jennifer Heine and Clarence A Porter . This show will be featured at the Hub Gallery, Burlington Centre mall in Burlington from April 22 to May 1, 2022.
To see an online version of this show, click here.
- Four Season Retreat: Quiet Beauty on Oakville’s Trailsby admin
The theme of my latest show is “Four Season Retreat: Quiet Beauty on Oakville’s Trails” is how the local Oakville forests, trails and wetlands that have helped us recharge both physically and spiritually during these challenging times. The show is on display until May 2, 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth Park Cultural Centre, 2302 Bridge Road in Oakville, Ontario. Click here to see it virtually.
- McMichael Canadian Art En Plein Air Competitionby Cathy Lorraway
Grateful and honoured to have my pastel “Sunny Day on the Humber Trail Bridge” a part of this year’s McMichael Plein Air Competition 30 artist short list. With 77 artists and over 150 submissions this year the competition was extremely high and I am very grateful to be in the company of such wonderful plein air artists. The exhibition at the McMichael Canadian Collection Community gallery in Kleinberg will be on display from Dec 10, 2021 to April 3, 2022. See this exhibit and purchase timed tickets at the McMichael.com.
- Pastel Artists Canada 2021 9th Annual Online Juried Exhibitionby admin
- Women’s Art Association of Hamilton: “Celebrating the History of Hamilton”by admin
“Celebrating the History of Hamilton” is an exhibition marking the 125 years of art in Hamilton. “Winter Skate at Princess Point 2020” is a 12 x 24′ acrylic painting, I portray families during Covid teaching their children how to skate on Hamilton’s Princess Point. At that time, everyone was craving exercise and social engagement and the outdoors were the only available option. The exhibition at The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave N., Hamilton, Ontario, runs from Dec 4, 2021 to January 29, 2022. Opening reception, Jan 22, 2-4pm.
- Monday Painters 7th Annual Exhibitionby admin
Happy to be part of the Monday Painters, 7th Annual Exhibition of plein air paintings at the Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Part St, W. Dundas, Ontario. The show opened Nov 8, 2021 and continues until Jan 8, 2022. My pastel, “Summer Pond Plein Air” and acrylic, “Courtcliffe Park Plein Air” are featured in this show.
- Heart of the Countryby admin
Heart of the Country, Recent Landscapes features landscapes by Burlington Fine Art Association artists Cathy Lorraway, Jake Bouwman and Gerda Wolker. This exhibition will feature many plein air ie. painted on location, as well as larger original Ontario landscapes at the Hub gallery, located in the Burlington Centre Mall, 777 Guelph Line, Burlington Ontario. Heart of the Country: Recent Landscapes exhibition will take place November 15 to 21, 2021 . Come meet the artists Saturday Nov. 20 from 11-4pm.
This show had to be postponed from last year due to Covid.
- Oakville Culture Days at Sovereign Houseby Cathy Lorraway
“Out and About En Plein Air”
As part of Oakville Culture Days 2021 Out and About En Plein Air, an exhibition of plein air paintings beginning Sept 18 to Sept 29, 2021 by Cathy Lorraway, Callie Archer, Jake Bouwman, Lois Crawford, Ann Oakley, Colleen Patrick, Carol Sanders, Zara Liaghat, Joanna Zakrzewski and Thomas Young will be featured at Sovereign House, 7 River Rd West, Oakville, Ontario. L5L3B3 905-825-5522. Open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 1-4pm.
- Paint Ontario Art Exhibition and Saleby admin
Paint Ontario is Ontario’s Foremost Show and Sale for Representational Painters at the Lambton Heritage Museum, Grand Bend. A production of the Grand Bend Art Centre
Inspiring Creativity in the Community, the show attracts visitors from all over Southern Ontario and beyond. All monies raised in commission go directly back into the community to support arts initiatives through the Grand Bend Art Centre.
Held from September 3 to September 26, 2021, “Snow Dogs” and “Fields of Goldenrod” will be on display at this year’s show and sale.
Click here to book your visit at the Lambton Heritage Museum.
- Burlington Artscape “A Leaf for Life”by admin
Happy to donate my “Leaf For Life” painted aluminum leaf, “Summer Fun at Spencer Smith Park” for the fundraising initiative in support of Joseph Brant Hospital.
Art will be sold to businesses and residents in Burlington for $750, with all proceeds going directly to Joseph Brant Hospital.
There will be a public display of the work of the 50 chosen artists on August 8, 15, 22 on the property of Grace United Church, 2111 Walkers Line, Burlington at 10 to 4pm..
My painting “Summer Fun at Spencer Smith Park” portrays the fun that children and their parents were having on a hot summer day. Spencer Smith Park’s waterfront playground is a welcome respite, especially after a year of the restrictions of Covid. The children are having fun: playing and socializing outdoors, enjoying the playground equipment, riding their bikes and scooters and meeting new people, including those who are disabled. The two Moms enjoy the park as a safe outing for their young children as well as a way for much needed conversation.“Summer Fun at Spencer Smith Park"Starting off with the primed templateScale of finished art work
- Society of Canadian Artists Open International Online Juried Exhibitionby admin
Honoured to have my painting ‘Summer Field of Poppies’ juried into the Society of Canadian Artists Open International Online Juried Exhibition. This exhibit featured 157 works of art from 106 artists from across Canada and the world.
The show was online from March 15 to June 15, 2021.
- 30th Annual Purely Pastel Open Juried Showby admin
Honoured to have “Snow Shadows” part of the 30th Annual Pastel Artists Canada “Purely Pastel” Juried Show.
On display from May 3 to May 16, 2021 at the Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC and on-line at the Pastel Artists Canada website.
Also, as a result of this being my third juried acceptance with Pastel Artists Canada, I achieved my PAC Signature Status.
- Show and Tell Virtual Art Exhibitionby admin
Artists featured in this exhibition included Catherine Lorraway, Sumita Pal, Bridget Poole, Lisa Smith, Gunta Sturis and Rose Ann Vita. They broke new ground by reflecting on the scope of their work and their unique concepts. They explored new territory in the virtual space and underscored the importance of the exhibition space as a site to exchange, connect and advance an artist’s career trajectory.
During their time together in an online class, they dissected every aspect of exhibiting art from formulating a theme, promotional material, layout design and how to follow up after closing. This show is the realization of what they learned and discovered; it marks a new viewpoint as they continue to show and tell.
- BFAA Online Member Showby admin
‘Snow Dogs’ was featured in the “Travel” Burlington Fine Art Association, online member show
On display from January 30, 2021 to February 23, 2021
- Visual Arts Mississauga Online Showby admin
See ‘Ice Puddles‘ at the Wintertime Wishes Visual Arts Mississauga Member online show between 30 November, 2020 to 13 December 2020.
- 125th Annual Juried Exhibition Visions 2020by admin
Honoured to have my pastels ‘Daffodils‘ and ‘Summer Day at the Beach‘ accepted into the 125th Annual Juried Exhibition, Visions 2020 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton Ontario.
Exhibition is open for visitors and online from 5 December 2020 to 6 June 2021
- A Breath of Fresh Airby admin
Come see my solo exhibition of landscapes of the Oakville and Ontario countryside at Michael’s Hair Design studio between August 18, 2020 to October, 17, 2020.
- West Hamilton Artists Tour Exhibition – May 2020by admin
WHAT’s Online for 2020
I have been selected as one of the 24 participants of this year’s annual West Hamilton Artists Tour will be online-only this year. Due to the pandemic, instead of the 2 day tour, it has been opened it up as a month-long virtual show – all art can be purchased directly from the makers via their websites or social media links.
Learn more at http://www.westhamiltonartiststour.com
Learn more about the 24 participating artists including my own items on show: The Studio Guide
Follow WHAT on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and all the artists’ social media platform. Use #2020WHAT on any posts. When you do, you will be eligible to enter into weekly draws for a $50 gift certificate, valid for any artist on the tour. Draws will be done each Friday in May, starting May 1st.
- Local Colour Show – Fall 2019by admin
- “Through the Eyes of An Artist” – Artist in Residence and Exhibitionby admin
In 2006, Cathy participated in a artist in residence program at Crawford Lake Conservation Area, Milton, Ontario. Artists painted plein air, interacted with the public and later exhibited their work in a group show.