Jane Hoople, Artist CV

Painting allows me to think, to process, to ponder. My subject matter is always the world we live in now, its concerns and challenges, idiosyncrasies and horrors.  I’m driven to reflect on this in paint, clay or other media, and then share that with others.


EXHIBITIONS

2017:
Art-on-the-Waterfront, 2-day Art Fair, Chesterville, June 2017
The Gathering House Cafe, Chesterville ON, March-April
Creation of book trailer for novel, including filming, sculpting, modelling, design and authorship in AfterEffects; published on YouTube and various online outlets
Published multimedia novel as “Made-for-iBooks” in iTunes store worldwide; 2nd novel in series underway

2016:
Co-authored YA Novel for publication same year
Cover illustration & design for Devian novel epub version, published in online bookstores worldwide
The Gathering House Cafe, Solo Show, Chesterville ON, March-April

2015:
The Gathering House Cafe, Solo Show, Chesterville ON, March-April

2014:
The Gathering House Cafe, Chesterville ON, Solo Show, May-October
Design, Illustration and Authoring of iTunes iPad App, published worldwide

2013:

“Winners Circle”, Group Exhibition of 2010-2012 Toronto Gallery Award Winners, NPCC
“Christmas Group Show”, Group Exhibition at Gallery Hittite, Yorkville, Ontario

2012:

“Imagination”, Artists Choice Summer Exhibition, NPCC, August 2012
Impact Juried Art Show, NPCC Main Gallery, July 2010 – Honourable Mention Award

2011:

2 Helmets designed and created for Charity Auction for the True Patriot Love Foundation, displayed at the November 2011 Toronto Tribute Dinner Event, Allstream Centre, Toronto
EAG 47th Annual Juried Art Show, 2 chessboards and pieces, October 2011
Chess Boards & Players Exhibition during Chess Open Championship Tournament, July 2011; board and pieces played on by Canadian Champion Grand Master Mark Bluvshtein, the youngest Champion in history, as part of his simultaneous chess exhibition.
Muskoka Chairs Garden Art Auction, Event by Sherway Gardens & Neilson Park, May 2011

2010:

“Imagination”, Artists Choice Summer Exhibition, NPCC, August 2010
Impact Juried Art Show, NPCC Main Gallery, July 2010 – Award of Merit
Muskoka Chairs Garden Art Auction, Event by Sherway Gardens & Neilson Park, May 2010
Chess Drawings and Boards, Rebas Cafe March 2010
Squareness, Chessboard & Players, NPCC Main Gallery, January 2010

2009:

‘Vis-a-Vis’ Art Show, Artists Toronto with ARTA Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto – Oct 1-15, 2009
2-Person Show Sherway Gardens “Gallery in the Gardens”, June 2009 – Interviewed by Rogers Cable TV
Muskoka Chairs Garden Art Auction, Event by Sherway Gardens & NPCC June 2009
“Through the Eyes of the Artist” Juried Exhibition, Assembly Hall Gallery, June 2009

2008:

La Muse Artist Retreat, South of France, August 2008 (www.lamuseinn.com)
“Through the Eyes of the Artist” Juried Exhibition, Assembly Hall Gallery, June 2008
Muskoka Chairs Garden Art Auction, Event by Sherway Gardens & NPCC June 2008
EAG Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke City Hall Gallery, May 2008
Objection & Resilience: Society Outside of War, Solo Show, NPCC Hall Gallery, April 21 – May 11 2008

2007:

Rebas Café & Gallery, 3289 Dundas Str W., Toronto, Solo Exhibition, August 2007
“Through the Eyes of the Artist” Juried Exhibition, Assembly Hall Gallery, June 2007 – Honourable Mention Award
Muskoka Chairs Garden Art Auction, Event by Sherway Gardens & NPCC June 2007
Sherway Gardens “Gallery in the Gardens”, Group Show, May 27 – July 27, 2007
Portraits & Self Portraits, EAG Group Show, NPCC Jan-Feb 18 2007

2006:

“Through the Eyes of the Artist” Juried Exhibition, Assembly Hall Gallery, Toronto, June 2006
Muskoka Chairs Garden Art Auction, Event by Sherway Gardens & NPCC June 2006
EAG Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke City Hall Gallery, May 2006 – Award of Excellence Winner
EAG Members Choice Exhibition, NPCC Main Gallery, Feb-Mar 2006
Self Portrait Group Show – EAG, NPCC Hall Gallery, Jan-Feb 2006

2005:

“Origins” Art Show, Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery, Sept 14-Oct 15, 2005
Muskoka Chairs Garden Art Auction, Event by Sherway Gardens & Neilson Park Jun 5-19, 2005
EAG Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke City Hall Gallery, May 2005
The Nature of Spring 2005 – Group Exhibition, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Feb-Mar 2005
2005 Artists Choice Winter Exhibition, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Jan 3-23, 2005

2004:

The International Art Contest, http://www.artdept.com.au/, Modern Category #220, Aug-Dec 2004
Lakeshore “Through the Eyes of the Artist” Juried Exhibition, Toronto Ontario, June 2004
Etobicoke Art Group Juried Exhibition, City Hall Gallery, Etobicoke May 2004

2000:

“Our World”, 3 Person Exhibition, Beaver Hall Gallery, Toronto Ontario, September 2000
Millenium Celebration, Neilson Park Creative Centre, December 1999 – January 2000

1986-1999:

Lakeshore Festival of the Arts Exhibition, Mimico Public Library, Oct 1999
“Colour Fantasy” Exhibition, Neilson Park Creative Centre, August 1999
Arts on King, Toronto, Summer 1996
Etobicoke Juried Art Exhition, City Hall Gallery, Etobicoke 1995
Group Show, Cornwall Art Gallery, 1986

COLLECTIONS

L’Hospital de Jacques Cartier, Massy, France
Alcatel Transport Automation China, Beijing
Private collections in Canada and USA.


EDUCATION

Weekend Painting Workshops, with Peter Kolisnyk, 2007
Making Your Mark, with Peter Kolisnyk, NPCC 2006
Taking Your Landscape Further, with Peter Kolisnyk, 2005-6
Encaustic Painting, with D. Hannah, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke 2004
Wildlife Painting, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke 1992
Sheridan College, Illustration Program, 3 Year Editorial Option, 1989
Landscape Painting, Queens University, Kingston 1984
Life Drawing, Canadore College, Instructed by Greg Curnoe, North Bay 1983


AWARDS/HONOURS RECEIVED

2013 – Winners Circle – Group Exhibition of all Award Winners at NPCC
2012 – Honourable Mention Award – Impact Juried Art Show
2011 – Chess board & Players chosen by Canadian Chess Champion & Grand Master; he played on one of my art creations during the Canadian Chess Open for Simultaneous Play, Toronto
2010 – Award of Merit – Impact Juried Art Show
2009 – Interview by Rogers Television for 2-person ‘Gallery in the Gardens’ Art Show
2007 – Honourable Mention Award – “Through the Eyes of the Artist” Juried Exhibition
2006 – Etobicoke Art Club Annual Juried Art Exhibition – Award of Excellence Winner