KAREN   ZAVITZ

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Exhibitions

"Life Drawings", Sackville Open Sessions, December, 2013, Group Exhibition
"Perspective Drawings", Toronto School of Art, December, 2012, Group Exhibition
"Landscape Painting", Toronto School of Art, December, 2011, Group Exhibition
"Stone Sculpure", Toronto School of Art, April, 2008, Group Exhibition
"Wednesday's Work", Neilson Park Creative Centre, 56 Neilson Drive, Etobicoke, Ontario, Nov. 28-Dec. 16, 2005, Group Exhibition
"Wednesday's Work", Neilson Park Creative Centre, 56 Neilson Drive, Etobicoke, Ontario, Nov. 29-Dec. 17, 2004, Group Exhibition
"Body Mysteries", The Great Hall Centre, 1087 Queen St. W., September 29, 2004 - Dec. 11, 2004, Solo Exhibition
"Earthly Expressions", OCAD Gallery, 285 Dundas St. W., Toronto, November 17-December 11, 2004, Juried Exhibition
"Wild Whispers", Gallery 401, 401 Richmond, Toronto, Ontario September 21- October 2, 2004, Group Exhibition
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto City Hall, July 9, 10, 11, 2004, Juried Exhibition
Graduate Show, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, May 7, 8, 9, 2004, Juried Exhibition
XEXE Gallery, 624 Richmond St. W., Toronto, "Go West",Juried Exhibition April 23-25, 2004, Juried Exhibition
"New York Retrospective", Le Gallery, 1183 Dundas St. W., Toronto, Ontario, Feb. 19-29, 2004, Group Exhibition
Religious Society of Friends, Lowther Ave., Toronto, Ontario 2002, Group Exhibition

Corporate Collections

"LifeBlood", Diptych, Mixed Media, Microbix Biosystems Inc., Toronto Ontario, March, 2005

Commissions

Portrait Commissions
  "William", graphite, Commissioned by P. Pepall, Completed, September, 2005
  "Dorothy", graphite, Commissioned by P. Pepall, Completed, August, 2005
  "Ted and Toby", graphite, Commissioned by A. Winch, Completed, May, 2005

Workshops/Teaching

"Drawing for Beginners", Meta4 Gallery, Port Perry, Summer, 2014
"Drawing for Beginners & Intro Perspective", UOIT staff, Fall, 2013

"Hands-On Workshop: Works on Wood", Arts Conference for Art Teachers in Independent Schools, McMichael Gallery, May 1, 2009
"Creative Problem Solving", Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto, April, 2006

Guest Lectures

"Creative Problem Solving", Ontario College of Art and Design, Faculty of Design, Advertising programme, for Peter Oliver, Nov. 9, 2005
"Creative Problem Solving", Ontario College of Art and Design, Faculty of Design, for Brian Smith, Oct. 23, 2005

Awards

Honourable Mention, 4th Year painting and drawing, Ontario College of Art and Design, 2004
Bank of Montreal First Art! Student Invitational Nominee, 2004

Education

BFA, Fall, 2015, Ontario College of Art and Design University
AOCAD, June, 2004, Ontario College of Art and Design, Drawing and Painting
Doctoral Studies Finance, University of Toronto
MA, Public Admin. Carleton University
BA (Hon.) Political Science, University of Western Ontario