JENNIFER WALTON

AVAILABLE ARTWORKS

EDUCATION

1989-92Master of fine arts – in painting, Concordia University, Montreal QC
1982-86Bachelor of fine arts – painting major, printmaking minor, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB

Jennifer Walton’s paintings capture the fragility of place in a rapidly changing global climate.

She was the inaugural winner of the RBC Canadian Painting Competition. Her recent paintings Conflagration, and Brush Fire, won the Juror’s Choice Award at WADEM (World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine) Congress Art Show, 2017, Toronto. In 2007 she received an honourable mention from the Kingston Prize, Canada’s National Portrait Competition. She has also been a recipient of grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, the Canada Council, the Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec and the Toronto Arts Council. She has attended artist residencies at the Banff Centre for the Arts, the International Painting Symposium in Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec and the Pouch Cove Studio in Newfoundland. Her paintings hang in numerous public and private collections and have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums across Canada and in the US and the UK.

Jennifer Walton’s most recent solo exhibition Fire, Water, Ice and Snow was on view at Abbozzo Gallery Toronto (Sept-October 2017). She holds a BFA from Mount Allison University (Sackville, New Brunswick) and an MFA from Concordia University (Montreal). She lives and works in Toronto.

2017  Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto ON, “Fire, Water, Ice and Snow”
2015  Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto ON, “Below the Surface”
2012  Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville ON, “Beaches, Lakes, Frozen Ponds”
2010  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “Paintings for Two Seasons”
2009  FCP Gallery, First Canadian Place, Toronto ON, “Jennifer Walton–Landscapes”
2009  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “Ice and Other Landscapes”
2004  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “Running”
2002  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “Jump”
2002  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “Coastlines”
2000  The University of Michigan, Residential College/East Quadrangle Art Gallery, “The Hunters”
2000  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “Points and Spaces”
1999  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “Surface Tension”
1997  The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON, “Lethal Systems”
1995  Artspeak, Vancouver BC, “Altered Terrain”
1995  Neutral Ground, Regina SK, “Fathers and sons”
1995  Maison de la culture, Frontenac, Montréal QC, “Remaniement de terrain” (Altered Terrain)
1995  Open Space, Victoria BC, “Fathers and sons”
1995  Harcourt House, Edmonton AB, “Fathers and sons”
1995  Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton ON, “Looking is not seeing”
1994  Centre culturel Université de Sherbrooke, SherbrookeQC, “Pères et fils” (Fathers and Sons)
1994  White Water Gallery, North Bay ON, “Fathers and sons”
1994  Artcite, Windsor ON, “Fathers and sons”
1994  Plug-In, Winnipeg MB, “The Hunters”
1993  The Niagara Artists’ Centre, St. Catharines ON, “The Hunters”
1993  Galerie Skol, Montreal QC, “Regarder sans voir” (Looking is not seeing)
1993  Gallery 101, Ottawa ON, “The Hunters”
1993  The Wilson Room, Kingston Public Library, Kingston ON, “The Hunters”
1992  la galerie dare-dare, Montreal QC, “Les chasseurs” (The Hunters)
1990  Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay ON, “Jennifer Walton – recent paintings”
1989  Definitely Superior, Thunder Bay ON, “Mortal Man His Form Perpetuated”
1989  STRUTS Gallery, Sackville NB, “In the Heart of the Ancient Wood”

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017  (April 25-28) Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto ON, WADEM (World Association for Disaster and
Emergency Medicine) Congress Art Show, Disaster-an artist’s response”
2016  (Opens May 2) FCP Gallery, First Canadian Place, Toronto ON, “Go Figure” (Curated by Ineke Zigrossi)
2015  New Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville ON, “The Art of Healing” curated by Shannon Anderson
featuring Kim Adams, Sara Angelucci, Jeremy Borsos, Edward Burtynsky, Susan Dobson, Marie Heintzman,
Scott McFarland, Janice Mason Steeves, Naoko Matsubara, Julia Mori, Janet Morton, Tazeen Qayyum,
David Rokeby, Jennifer Walton and Xiaojing Yan.
2014  Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, Mount allison Universiy, Sackville NB, “Alumni Exhibition”
2012  654 Main Road, Pouch Cove, Pouch Cove NF, “Woman”
2011  Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville ON, Group exhibition by gallery artists
2011  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, Melissa Doherty and Jennifer Walton
2010  FCP Gallery, First Canadian Place, Toronto ON, Jennifer Walton and Nada Sesar-Raffay
2009  Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury ON, “substantial Resourses” featuring Denise
Atkinson, Edward Burtynsky, Dennis Castellan, Shayne Dark, Kim Dorland, John Hartman, Joseph Hartman,
John McEwen, Andrew Morrow, Louie Palu, Charles Paxy, Mark Thompson and Jennifer Walton.
2009  The Affordable Art Fair, London UK, represented by the Nick Whistler Gallery, Heathfield, East Sussex UK
2008  The Toronto International Art Fair, represented by Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON
2008  Robert Macklin Gallery, Kingston ON, “Opening Exhibition of Gallery Artists”
2008  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “Grounded”
2008  Galerie Trois Points, Montreal QC, “20 ans de peinture, de photos, de dessins”
2008  Espace Création, Montreal QC, “Fusion” art with the theme fire from the collection of Loto-Quebec
2007  Firehall Theatre, Gananoque ON, “The Kingston Prize, Canada’s National Portrait Competition”
2007  Spin Gallery, Toronto ON, Fundraiser for the Pouch Cove Residency
2006  Cor Braun, Westport ON, group show
2006  Smart Skool, Toronto ON, group show
2005  James Baird Gallery, St. John’s NF, “I AM” — tribute to Lynn Donoghue
2005  Mind Control Gallery, Toronto ON, “Blender 3”
2004  Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia PA, “Masters and Mavericks”
2004  Elliot Louis Gallery, Vancouver BC, “RBC Painting Competition — a 5 year retrospective”
2003  The Toronto International Art Fair, represented by Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON
2003  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON, “The Flux of Fluid”
2002  James Baird Gallery, St. John’s NF, “Water”
2000  The Toronto International Art Fair, represented by Edward Day Gallery, Toronto ON
1997  Gallery 101, Ottawa ON, “promote, exhibit, document”
1997  Visual Arts Centre, Westmount QC, “Panorama”
1997  Edward Day Gallery, Kingston ON
1996  Galerie Trois Points, Montreal QC, “Paysages limitrophes”, with Judith Berry & Anne Bertoine
1996  Le Centre d’art, Baie-Saint-Paul, Baie-Saint-Paul QC, “Revoir”
1996  Heffel Gallery, Vancouver BC, “Beyond the Group of Seven”
1994  The Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon SK, “Men In Relation”
1993  Maison de la Culture, Petite-Patrie, Montreal QC
1991  Bourget Gallery, Montreal QC, “True Souvenir”
1990  Visual arts building, Concordia University, Montreal QC, “Woman’s friend”
1989  Gallery 101, Ottawa ON, with Barbara Sprague
1988  The Funnel (sponsored by A Space), Toronto ON, “Souvenir from the Northern Front”
1987  Owens Art Gallery, Sackville NB, exhibition of prints
1986  Galerie, Université de Moncton, Moncton NB
1985  STRUTS Gallery, Sackville NB, “Presswork”
1984  KAAI, Kingston ON, a juried exhibition of women’s art

The Agnes Etherington Art Gallery, Kingston ON
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa ON
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
Le Centre d’art de Baie-Saint-Paul QC
Dupont Canada, Sarnia ON
Heenan Blaikie, Westmount QC
Kingston Public Library, Kingston ON
Loto-Québec, Montreal QC
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville NB
RBC Investments, Toronto ON
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON
Sun Life Insurance, Montreal QC

WALTON, Jennifer (artist feature) “Fire, Water, Ice and Snow: Oil Paintings” Lunch Ticket, a literary and art journal from the MFA community of Antioch University, editor Katelyn Keating, Issue 12: Winter/Spring 2018, Antioch University, Los Angeles CA

(cover and acknowledgements, anthropology textbook) RUIZ, Ana Lidia M. Domínguez y Antonio Zirión Pérez (coordinadores),La-Dimension-Sensorial-de-la-Cultura, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Primera edición, noviembre de 2017, Ciudad de México, ISBN Colección: 978-607-28-0901-7 ISBN UAM: 978-607-28-0987-1

(artwork and announcement) “Juror’s Choice Award”, WADEM (World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine) Congress Art Show, Toronto WADEM web page June 2017

(cover artwork and bio), “Conflagration”, painting by Jennifer Walton, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, (The Official Journal of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine) Volume 32, Number 3, June 2017, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY

Canadian Art (interview/feature) “Video: Meet the First RBC Canadian Painting Competition Winner”, Canadian Art (online) November 2015, Toronto ON

HUETS, Jean (illustration in ebook) “p. 161 “The swimmer naked in the swimming-bath,seen as he swims / through the transparent green-shine…” Painting by Jennifer Walton, Surface Tension-Swim 4″, WITH WALT WHITMAN: HIMSELF In the Nineteenth Century, 2015, Circling Rivers, Richmond VA 23226

Leddy, Cecelia (interview) “Jennifer Walton, Artist in Residence at First Canadian Place, Preview for the Love Art Fair”, Love Art Fair Toronto Blog March 2015, Toronto ON

McEvers, Alexandra (interview) “Jennifer Walton, Artist in Residence at First Canadian Place, Preview for the Love Art Fair”, Toronto Financial District Blog March 2015, Toronto ON

Hansen, Michael (interview) “Jennifer Walton’s Skating Series at the Edward Day Gallery”, ArtSync 2010-2011 Season (a book cataloguing the Toronto art scene), 2011, ArtSync, Toronto ON

Hansen, Michael (interview/feature) “Jennifer Walton’s Blue Ice and Shinny paintings at the Edward Day Gallery”, ArtSync TV, Rogers TV, Cable 10, aired March 18, 2011, Toronto ON and on the ArtSync website: www.artsync.ca/opening-jennifer-walton/

NEUBACHER, Manny (interview/feature) “Jennifer Walton and James Ridyard at the Edward Day Gallery”, Toronto Living, Rogers TV, Cable 10 and 63, airing daily April 13-17, 2009, Toronto ON

MACLEAR, Kyo (article/photos) “JENNIFER WALTON, In Conversation with Kyo Maclear”, RBC Painting Competition: 10 Years, 2008, RBC, Toronto ON

CROSBIE, Sarah “Winning Work A portrait of turmoil; artists from coast to coast submitted works for competition in Gananoque”, The Kingston Whig Standard, Oct. 10 2007, Kingston ON

MIX GALLERY (artist profile) Mix Magazine, Summer 2004, Toronto ON

GODDARD, Peter (article/photos) “Artist’s Husband Plays Buff Muse”, Toronto Star, 2004, Toronto ON

MELNYK, Sherryl (article/photos) “Landscape My Body”, writers by writers, 2003, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon SK ISBN 1-896359-39-6

(photo) “Water, Water Everywhere”, Elm Street, Summer 2003, Toronto ON

(photo) “T”, Letters for Literacy, (art auction catalogue for Dixon Hall’s Regent Park Learning Centre) April, 2002, Toronto ON

(photo) “Canadian Art Gallery Hop”, Canadian Art, Fall 2001, Toronto ON

CANTU, John Carlos (review/photo) “Feminist ‘Hunters’ offers new perspective”, The Ann Arbor News November 19 2000, Ann Arbor Michigan

DAULT, Gary Michael (review) “Jennifer Walton at the Edward Day Gallery”, The Globe and Mail, September 16 2000, Toronto ON

(photo) “The Canadian Emerging Artist Prize”, Canadian Art, Spring 2000, p.45, Toronto ON

(photo, announcement) “The Canadian Emerging Artist Prize”, Canadian Art, Fall 1999, p.51, Toronto ON

RHODES, Richard (review/photo) “The Canadian art page”, Canadian Art, Summer 1999, p.15, Toronto ON

GOPNIK, Blake (review/photo) “Art works dive head first into eroticism”, The Globe and Mail, March 31 1999, Toronto ON

MACLEAR, Kyo (review/photo) “Freeze frame”, Toronto Life, March 1999, p.28, Toronto ON

(background art — Surface Tension show), Nikita, Summer season, 1999

(cover photo), Queen Street Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 4, fall 1998, Toronto ON

(photo/description) “Fast Forward”, Canadian Art, Winter 1997, p.14, Toronto ON

COUËLLE, Jennifer (review), “Ils peignent, persistent et signent”, Le Devoir, February 17-18 1996, Montréal QC

BAWLF, Virginia (interview), CBC Québec, August 20 1995, Québec QC

GORDANEER, Alisa (review/photo), “It’s a guy thing”, Monday Magazine, March 2 – 8 1995, Victoria BC

MAHONEY, Jeff (review/photo), “Art of the hunter”, The Spectator, January 31 1995, Hamilton ON

ILICSIN, Ken (review/photo), “Tracing cultural sexism”, See Magazine, Volume 4, Number 28, January 26 – February 11995, Edmonton AB

(photo/description) “Refiguring Histories”, Parallélogramme, Volume 20, Number 3, Fall 1994, Toronto ON

(photo/description) “Fathers and sons”, Parallélogramme, Volume 20, Number 1, Summer 1994, Toronto ON

GILLMOR, Allison (review/photo), “Big paintings strike one note well”, Winnipeg Free Press, January 15 1994, Winnipeg MB

SCHNEIDER, John (interview), “CKY News”, CKY Television, 6:00 PM January 8 1994, Winnipeg MB

BÉNICHOU, Anne (review/photos), “Jennifer Walton, La mise en scène de la peinture”, Vie des Arts, No 152, Fall 1993, Montréal QC

CONDON, Rae (review/photo), The Standard, September 18 1993, St. Catharines ON

GOODES, Don (review), “beaus and arrows”, Hour, May 20 – 26 1993, Montreal QC

(photo/description) “ART”, Montreal Mirror, May 6 – May 13 1993, Montreal QC

(photo/description) “ART”, The Gazette, April 30 1993, Montreal QC

BAELE, Nancy (review/photo), “Walton’s work makes viewer think”, The Ottawa Citizen, March 29 1993, Ottawa ON

McDONALD, Jane (interview), “Eye on Ottawa”, CJOH TV, 9AM, March 19 1993, Ottawa ON

GUGELER, Joy (interview), CKCU FM, 8AM, March 19 1993, Ottawa ON

(photo/description) “Lethal Systems”, Parallélogramme, Volume 18, Number 4, March 1993, Toronto ON

CHRISTIE, Peter (review/photo), “Stereotypes in art: the power and the weakness”, The Whig Standard, January 14 1993, Kingston ON

GAYSEK, Fred (interview), “Definitely Superior: Thunder Bay’s Wild Call”, ArtViews, Spring 1989, Toronto ON

SPIRES, Randi (review), “Art in an Army Tent”, Fuse, September 1988, Toronto ON

MOORE, Lisa (review/photo), “Art on the edge of reality”, The Kingston Whig Standard Magazine May 31 1986, Kingston ON

2017 Juror’s Choice Award, WADEM (World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine) Congress Art Show, Toronto
2007 Toronto Arts Council, grant
2007 Kingston Prize, Canada’s National Portrait Competition, Honourable Mention-one of two 2nd place jury awards
2000 Canada Council, travel grant for exhibition of The Hunters at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2000 Canada Council, long term B grant
1999 The RBC Painting Competition, 1st prize
1999 Canada Council, travel grant for Landscape Residency — Banff Centre for the Arts
1999 Banff Centre for the Arts, scholarship for Thematic Residency — Landscape
1998 Canada Council, short term B grant
1994 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, short term grant
1994 Canada Council, short term grant
1993 Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec, long term B grant
1992 Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec, long term B grant
1992 Canada Council, short term grant
1992 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, grant
1989 Ontario Arts Council, short term grant,
1989 Ontario Arts Council, exhibition assistance
1989 Ontario Arts Council, exhibition assistance
1988 Ontario Arts Council, exhibition assistance
1986 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, grant

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