Books / CD's, Drawing, Installation, Landscape, Mixed Media, Painter, Printmaker, Textiles

Toronto, Ontario

JANET F POTTER

MIXED MEDIA ARTIST...........jfpotter@sympatico.ca

Introduction to janet f. potter:

Janet is a Professional Artis who has exhibited her Art Works from Coast to Coast in Canada and the United States.  She has been recognized for her Artistic Mixed Media Creations ranging from various selective mediums with a wide rage of recyclable materials and various processes of different papers including a unique usage of Japanese Washi Paper.  It is noted that in 2008 she recived an International Award for her Japanese Washi Art at the Toronto Washi Paper Summit.  Two of her Art Books can be found in the Brooklyn Library, New York City  including "Ship Log Book" is in a Private Permanent Librrary Collection at the Maritme Atlantic Museum in Halifax, NS.  In 2015 ...the Year of the Toronto Pan Am Games janet designed and created a "Torch" for the BIA / Business Initiative of Riverside for their Historical Lightning Ceremony at the Broadview and the Queen St. East Bridge.

Today ....janet is an Active Member with The Women's Art Association of Canada (recently has recieved the "The Voluneer Award of the Year"...2017 from Women's Art) and The Artist Network of Riverdale and eagerly participates in self-direct Art Studies.

Artist Statement
As an Artist I have become totally indulged in urban environments and the surrounding nature from Newfoundland to Northern Ontario to Vancouver Island B. C. I’m extremely passionate about my art and use my tolls to dream the dreams, see the visions, sketch intricate detailed plans, and take the time to feel and view every aspect of my creation. My mediums include personal writings and drawing, partial personal photo transfers, silk screenings accompany with various mediums process onto Japanese Washi Paper, Milk Carton and Tea Bag Paper and Mylar Paper including Aluminum or Various Canvases to create a Zen like Viewing.
 
Artist Bio
“My Collective Works of Art” are a reflection of the good fortune of growing up in the idyllic settings in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Vancouver Island B.C., Halifax N.S., and Washington D.C. Because of an environmentally nurturing upbringing I am gifted with a deep appreciation and knowledge of love and understanding for the intrinsic natural of beauty of nature, landscapes and all forms of plant life. As I was born into a family of exceptional female artists, who recognized my particular artistic interests and qualities, I was encouraged to travel around the world so that I could observe different cultures and landscapes. After one of my many major trips throughout Asia. I started to study the art of Chinese Brush Painting. After many years of rigorous education I eventually earned a highly prestigious “Professional Studio Stamp”.
 
Today, I participate in continued self-directed art studies. I use my artistic skills to combine Western Art Techniques with Chinese Brush Painting to create a vision of depth emphasizing colours and various textures to give the viewer a sense of serenity through a peaceful Zen Style. 
 
CURRENT AND UPCOMING EVENTS:  
 
CLOTH....PAPER....
UPJOHN GALLERY, Opening May 5,..5:30-8pm, May 5-31
Women's Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave. Toronto, on
 
CONTACT Photography Exhibit
Dignam Gallery,  Opening Fri. May 5, 5:30-8pm...May 5-31, 2017
Women's Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto
 
"New White Door, come in from the Cold" (Group Exhibit)
March 11-26  Opening Sat...1-5pm
50 Gallery, 50 Gladstone Ave., Toronto, on
 
TWITTER ART EXHIBIT
Stratford , England
Feb..March 2017
 
NELSON GALLERY................."Transformation ..An Exhibition of Altered Books" (juryed)
Opening Sunday Sept. 18, 2-4 pm, Exhibition  September 14 - November 27, 2016
Halton Hills Cultural Centre, 9 Church St, Halton Hills, George Town, Ontario
 
INDEX GALLERY... Art Books/janet f. potter
50 Gladstone Ave. Toronto, ontario
Opening Sat. August 13/16, August 13-Sept. 26, 2016
 
 
WADDINGTON AUCTION..........SMALL ART/BIG ART
Fundraising Event ...LGBT Orlando USA and Toronto,on. Canada
June 24 -28, 2016.......275 King St. East, Toronot, on
 
RIVERDALE ART WALK (Raw)
Artists representing The Women's Art Assocition of Canada  ......BOOTH 30
Sat. June 4 and Sun. June 5...11am - 6pm
Jimmie Simpson Park and Community Centre, 870 Queen St. East.
 
#Twitter Art Exhibit
OPENING NIGHT:  Thurs. March 31,2016, ..6:30-8:30pm
Starts from Mar. 31- April 21st, 2016
Trygve Lie Gallery, 317 E. 52nd St. NEW YORK CITY, NY, USA 
 
ART SQUARE GALLERY , Juried Group Exhibition "The Colours of Spring"
334 Dundas St. West, Toronto, (Across for the Ontario Art Gallery, Toronto, On.)
OPENING Wed. March 23, 7-10 pm.
Show dates March 21 - April 4, 2016, Gallery and Cafe Open daily from 9am-11pm.
 
MAPS AND URBAN LIVING (Solo Exhibit)
Mar. 1-30,2016
Opening Night:  Thurs. March 3, 5:30-8pm
UpJohn Gallery, Women's Art Association of Canada
23 Prince Arthur, Toronto
Due to requests Artist will be present at exhibit  March 22, Tues. 11-3:30pm
 
50.2016
Group Show of 25 Artists exhibiting 50 Art Pieces
Index Gallery, 50 Gladstone Ave. Toronto, on
Opening Sat. Jan. 16, 3-6pm
January 16-Feb. 4, 2016
 
SUMMER WORKS.....
Dignam Gallery, Women's Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur St. Toronto, on.
Sept 7-29, 2015 Opening Sept. 10 5-9pm
 
ART BROWNIE....2015 Magic
Gallery 50 / Index Gallery, 50 Gladstone Ave
Opening August 15 3-8pm, August 15-29, 2015 
 
CELELRAR
Artists Network Membership Exhibit (Juried)
Art Square Gallery, 334 Dundast St. W. Toronto (Across from the AGO), Opening Reception Wed. July 22, 7-9 pm
Exhibition dates:  July 20-26.  Gallery hours:  9am 11pm
THROUGH THE LENS
UpJohn Gallery, Women's Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto
Opening Thurs. May 28, 5-8:30 pm.   May 1-31,2015
 
TEN Artists
Index Gallery, 50 Gladstone Ave. Toronto
Opening Sat. Feb. 7, 2015...3-6 pm.....Feb ! - 28,2012
 
 
A Gem Of a Night........Women's Art Association of Canada  Membership Show
Opening Night Dec. 12, 5:30-7:30 pm, Dec. 1-30,2014
Dignam Gallery, 27 Prince Arthur St. Toronto ....416 9222-2060
 
 
BowsArt ...Artists Network
Art Square Gallery 334 Dundas St. W. (Across from the AGO)
Dec. 3 Opening Night ..7- 9 pm.....Dec. 1-15th,2014
 
Arts and Crafts Sale
Sat. November 15,2014,10am-5pm
at Eastminster United Church, Toronto (One block west of Chester Subway Station)
 
Art Brownie Happiness 2014, (Selected Jury for a Wide Range of 1 1/2 in. cubes)
Index Gallery, 50 Gladstone Ave. Toronto
August 1-31....Opening Receiption Aug. 9 Sat. 3-6 pm
Gallery Hours:  Wed. - Sunday 1-5 pm
416 535-6957
 
Memories...In My Sewing Room...with Friends
April 1 - 30, 2013, Opening Reception Sun. April.27,12-4pm
Upjohn Gallery, Women's Art Association of Canada
23 Prince Arthur Ave. Toronto, on
(YouTube...Ruth Upjohn Gallery Apr 1- 30, 2014
 
Earth Day 29, Dimension Gallery, Queen st. east
Demonstration making paper from Milk Cartons
*******Introduction shown on Weather Network Station
*******YouTube...Janet Potter,Net Weather Station
 
Index Gallery...50 Gladstone Exhibit (jury exhibit)
Opening reception March 15, 3-6 pm.
50 Gladstone Gallery, Toronto
 
Maritime Museum of Atlantic
1675 Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia
Art Book...A Ship Log...is a new permanent collection
 
Le Tour Du Monde, Members Art Show, Women's Art Association of Canada
Dignam Gallery, 23 Prince Arthur Ave. 
March 5 - 25, 2014, Opening Reception Friday Mar.7,2014, 5:30-7:30 pm
Harp music by Lutia Lausane
(Deniz Seker and janet f potter co-curators)
 
Mixed Media Art Demo: What You Can Do with What You Have 
Hidden Away.......Sat. Feb. 8,2014 at 2:30 at Queen/Saulter Library, 
765 Queen St. East, Toronto, on
 
TEXT IN ART, Membership Show, Feb.5-March 5,2014
Opening Reception Sunday Feb. 9, 12-4 pm
Dignam Gallery, Women's Art Association of Canada
Curators: janet f potter & Deniz Seker 
 
Latitude 44 Gallery, 
2900 Dundas St. West, Toronto 416 769-2900
Christmas Bubble Workshop Dec. 7, 12-4 pm with janet f potter 
and Ruth Luginbuehi (Dropins welcome)
 
WAVECHECK........
Sunnybrook Hospital..The Power of Knowing Women with 
Breast Cancer using Ultra Sound
Art Auction ..on line ..wavecheck.ca
Oct 1 - Dec. 1, 2013
 
Galiano Island Soap Works
Galiano B. C. 
Mono Printed Cards available
 
PAPER..ROCKS...SCISSORS?
Withrow Park Farmer's Market 
Sat. Sept. 14,2013 from 9-1pm
(just sw of Danforth and Pape)
 
WOMAN IN EVOLUTION.....(Juried Membership Show)
Women's Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur, TO
Sept. 4 - 30, 2013...OPENING RECEPTION: FRI.SEPT. 27 5:30-7:30PM
PLUS............Open to the Public Sept. 28 & Sun. Sept. 29
from 12-4pm during CULTURE WEEKEND AT WOMEN'S
ART ASSOCIATION OF CANADA
 
Summer Solstice, June 22, 2013, 12 noon to midnight
Latitude Gallery, 2900 Dundas St. West (Junction Area)
Will be giving 2 Demonstrations at Noon and 4pm in Transferring 
Methods with old photos and newspaper clippings.
Plus....on-going art being exhibit.
 
Photographic Visions Members Art Show at The Women's Association of Canada, Dignam Gallery
May 9-June 4, 2013, Opening Night Wed. May 15, 5:30-7:30 pm 
with Harp Play Lutia Lausanne
23 Prince Arthur Ave, Mon to Thurs. 9:30-3:30pm
Open to the Public....Sat. May 18 & May 19, 2013
Dgnam Gallery Hours Mon. - Thurs. 9:30 am - 3:30 pm 
 
Latitude 44 Gallery / Bic Series
2900 Dundas St. West, Toronto
Presently exhibiting as of May 2013
Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri. 10am-7pm, Sat. 10am-5pm, 
Mon.& Sun. by appointment
 
Dimensions Custom Framing and Gallery
Bic Series ......as of May, 2013
732 Queen St. E. Toronto, ON
Mon Fri. 10-6pm, Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. and Mon. by appointment 
416-778-0555
 
JANE WALK (BIA of the Riverside District)
May 5,2013, 11am-3pm
Demonstration: Gelli Print Plate / Artist: janet f potter
Hang Man Gallery 756 Queen St. East, Toronto
 
Folk Fest
July 28 - Sept.,2012
Eyelevel Gallery
2159 Gottingen St. Halifax, Nova Scotia
 
janet f. potter, Mixed Media Artist
*Studio appointment please phone 416. 921.1134 or email Web Site Contact
 

 

 

 

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