Education

2014

Bachelor of Fine Arts with “A” standing, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, Ontario

1994

Graduated with honors, Restoration of Painting
Palazzo Spinelli, Florence, Italy

1992

Graduated with honors, Fine Art Certificate
Florence, Italy (Ontario College of Art off-campus)

1991

Graduated with honors, Fine Art Diploma
Ontario College of Art, Toronto

1980

Graduated with honors, Graphic Design Diploma
Sheridan College, Oakville

Work Experience

2000 - Present

Artist, art instructor, and owner of Ida’s Art Studio

1995 - 1999

Artist and art instructor at the private schools of Canadian Academy for the Arts & Music in North York and Sunshine Art Centre in Scarborough

1980-1990

Professional graphic designer for various agencies and studios in Toronto

Solo Art Exhibitions

August 2014

“A New Insight” at the Gerrard Art Space Gallery, 1475 Gerrard Street, Toronto

March 2009

“Kindred Spirit” at Bluff Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road, Scarborough

April 2009

Solo exhibition at Cliffcrest Library, Scarborough

May 2003

Solo art exhibition at Studio 21, “Energy in Color” to raise awareness of SARS for the community and to raise funds for the Scarborough East General Hospital

March 2000

Solo exhibition in A Space Gallery, Member Hall, Toronto

January 1999

A solo art exhibition at the Canadian Academy for the Arts & Music, North York, Ontario

October 1994

“Between Two Worlds” at the Library of British Institute, Florence, Italy

January 1994

“In Search of Tao” at the Library of British Institute, Florence, Italy

Group Art Exhibitions

September 2014

A Juried Artists’ Network Members Exhibition, Toronto

September 2014

“Celebrating Culture” at the Women Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave., Toronto

September 2014

“Art of Imagination” at the Orange Art Gallery in Ottawa, presented by The Society for Art of Imagination

July 2014

“Wallflower”, a Toronto city project created by the Scarborough Arts Council for the local businesses

September 2013

Member’s group exhibition at the Bluff Gallery, Scarborough

December 2012

Annual art exhibition at the Cedar Ridge Art Centre, Scarborough

November 2008

A group exhibition in the Rotunda, at the Scarborough Civic Centre

September 2008

“September Fest”, an art exhibition for the first annual event at the NUUC, 79 Hiawatha Ave, Toronto

July 2008

“Art in the Park”, outdoor exhibition at Scarborough Arts Council

March 1999

Scarborough Arts Council Annual Juried Art Show, Atrium of Consilium, Scarborough, Ontario

May 1998

A student and teacher group show at the Open House of Sunshine Art Centre in Scarborough, Ontario

Published Works


Artists in Canada
International Contemporary Artists – Volume 9
Toronto Art