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jennie clark
Artist Statement
 "I am inspired by the process of regeneration and the sustainability of the natural world, which are critical contemporary issues that we are drawn to contemplate."

Biography

Jennie Clark expresses her interest in ecology through various forms of art making.  A graduate of the Ontario College of Art; she has also studied Advanced Fine Arts at Georgian College, receiving awards for printmaking and clay sculpture.  

She has created site-specific art for MacLaren Art Centers Shorelines 2007 exhibition entitled Urban Visions as well as Markham's Environmental Art Project, Summer 2005.  


Clark's first solo exhibit was held at the Latcham Gallery, October 2004, and she is an active regional artist and instructor with a studio at the Double Door Studios
and Gallery in Anten Mills Ontario.   Her work is included in many private collections in Canada, United States and Great Britain.
She was born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
email :jensprint@hotmail.com

Studio:
Double Door Studios and Gallery

4004 Horseshoe Valley Road, Anten Mills, ON
705 734-9856      
Education
Georgian College, Advanced Fine Art, Honours, 2006
Canadore College, Concrete Sculpture Studio, Papermaking workshop 2000
Workshops: Open Studio, Toronto 2006, 2001,  2000   Printmaking
Ontario College of Art, Communications & Design 1971    
Apprenticeship   
Shore/lines 2003  
Master class: Assistant to Patrick Dougherty, sculptor       
Volunteer Assistant to Bill Vazan and Alfio Bonanno
Editions              
Akira Komoto, Serigraphy, Fall 2004
Tony Urquhart, Intaglio prints, Spring 2003
McLaren Art Centre/ Lucille Oille Block Prints 30 Editions
Professional Practice   
Graphic designer 1971-1990
Solo Exhibitions
Nov.05-Jan. 2006     
Serendipity, Georgina Arts Centre, Sutton, Ont.
October 2004
Touch the Earth, Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, Ont. Curator: Maura Broadhurst
October 2003
Touch the Earth, Manhattans Restaurant, Barrie, Ont.
January- June 2004  
Natural Response MacLaren Art Center at Royal Victoria Hospital
Barrie, Ont. Curator: Regina Williams
April 2004               
YIN, Manhattans Restaurant, Barrie, Ontario Curator: Sean W. Dawson
Two Person exhibitions
May 2003
Nurture/Nature Benoit/Clark, Double Door Gallery, Anten Mills, Ontario   Curated by Anne Gilbart
Installations
Summer 2005          
Town of Markham Environmental Art Project, “The Seat”, Lawn print & wood sculpture Site specific artwork in German Mills Settlers Park, Thornhill, Ont. Commissioned by the Town of Markham, Parks Department
Summer 2005          
Algonquin Art Centre “Permanence/Impermanence”, Steel trees Plasma cut sculpture
June, 2004
Paths, Patterns & Places, Artist & Garden Tour,  A Project of MacLaren Art Centre Garden sculpture and Printmaking “Running Rabbit”  Lawn Print
Sept.  2003               
Vantage Points, Contemporary Art Newmarket “Oddity Odds” Lawn Print, Site specific exhibition 
Group Exhibitions
August 2006              
Prints Under Pressure, Circle Group, Double Door Gallery, Anten Mills
July 2006                  
Personal Space, Circle Group, McKay Art Centre, Unionville
March 2006
The Graduates, Gallery 1313, Toronto
Dec. 05/ Feb.06
Local Color,, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ont.
June, 2004                 
Paths, Patterns & Places, Artist & Garden Tour, A Project of MacLaren Art Centre
Sept.                          
Vantage Points, Contemporary Art, Newmarket,  “Oddity Odds”, Earth print, Site specific exhibition      
Aug. 
Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery of Markham, Annual York Region Juried Exhibition Jurors: Ted Fullerton, Liz Wylie, Janet Mason Steeves
OSA 
Mar.                           
Latcham Gallery Annual Exhibition, Award of Excellence Jurors:  Margaret Rogers, Colin Wiginton, Ron Baird,
Aug. 2002                 
Varley Art Gallery of Markham, Annual York Region Juried
June                           
Georgian College: Third Year Peer Printmaking Award
May                           
Uxbridge Celebration of the Arts, Juried Exhibition
May                           
“Evidence of Things Unseen”, Tyndale College & Seminary: Juried Exhibition
Apr.                          
Latcham Gallery Annual Exhibition, Juried Exhibition
Feb.                           
Millpond Gallery:   Emerging Artists Exhibition, First Prize “Earth” Intaglio Print
2001                          
Images of the Humber Exhibit, McNair Gallery “Bridge at Old Mill” Intaglio Print
1999                          
Varley Art Gallery of Markham: Annual York Region Juried Exhibition; Jurors: Jerome Markson, Glen Cummings, Peter Kolisnyck
Teaching Experience
Instructor MacLaren Art Centre, Van go Art Progam, K-8
Summer 2005            
MacLaren Art Centre,  Summer art camp, Printmaking from Nature
Winter 2004               
Mactier Public Library,  Introduction to Watercolor, One day workshop
Winter 1998                
Society of York Region Artists,  Introduction to Soft Pastel, Evening workshop
1995/96                      
Park Avenue Public School, York Region,  Introduction to watercolor, Grade 3 workshops, artist talk and class room instruction