Sara Shields

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 EDUCATION
September 2008  -  April 2010: Fine Arts Studio, Centennial College, Toronto
September 2013 - September 2014: Museum and Gallery Studies, Georgian College, Barrie

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • August - September 2016: Loop Gallery, Toronto

  • September 2015 - Present: Drawings showcased within Centennial College Progress Campus, Toronto

  • April 2015 - Present: Drawings showcased within Centennial College Campus’ Libraries, Toronto

  • January 2015 - April 2015: Drawings showcased within Centennial College Progress Campus, Toronto

  • November 2011: The Movement Meets You Halfway , The Corridor Gallery, Centennial College , Toronto

  • November 2009 to January 2010: and sometimes why, The Closet Gallery, Centennial College, Toronto

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • November 2016: Image used in The Induk University Art & Design Graduate Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea

  • December 2015 - January 2016: Palette + Pigment, Liberty Market Lofts, Toronto

  • April 2015: Salon 9, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

  • November 2014: ART HAUS fundraiser, Toronto

  • October 2014: TAVES, Sheraton Centre, Toronto

  • October 2014: Insomnia, Nuit Blanche show at The Red Head Gallery, Toronto

  • September 2014 - present: Drawings for sale at Snakes and Lattes, Toronto

  • April - September 2014: Rockets, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto

  • November 2013 - January 2014: Undefined, Georgina Arts Centre, Sutton

  • April 2013 - Present: The Burning showcased at UpCountry, King St., Toronto

  • October 2011 - January 2012: Autumn Grace on display at Georgina Arts Centre, Sutton

  • June 2011: Periphery, Studio 561, Toronto

  • April - October 2011: A P’ART’Y, Studio C, Lucknow

  • August 2010: Untitled Group exhibition, The Great Hall, Toronto

  • June - July 2010: Centennial College student show, The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto, Toronto

  • April 2010: Freshly Made, Graduating class exhibition, Hang Man Gallery, Toronto

  • February 2010: Library Gallery Exhibition, Centennial College, Toronto

  • November 2009: Eat Me! The Politics of Food, Corridor Gallery, Centennial College, Toronto

  • March 2009: XIV, Wallace Gallery, Toronto

ART RENTAL PROGRAMS

  • March 2016 and ongoing: Drawings available through Art Sales & Rentals, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

  • September 2015 - March 2016: Drawings rented by the Office of Development & Alumni Engagement, Centennial College, Toronto
    SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

  • September 2016 - December 2016: ABC TV Show, Conviction, Toronto

ART FAIRS

  • February 2015: The Artist Project, Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

  • February 2014: The Artist Project, Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

  • February 2013: The Artist Project, Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

  • September 2012: Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show, Toronto

PRESS

  • Toronto Gallery Crawl, NOW Magazine, August 12, 2016

  • Artist gains exposure at Toronto show, Aurora Banner, March 6, 2014

  • Featured artist on the One Brown Crafter artist showcase

  • Centennial artist hangs nontraditional pieces in the Closet, Centennial College Courier, 2009

  • Paintings featured in On the Danforth, 2009

OTHER PROJECTS

  • Watercolour used for cover issue of The Maynard, Fall 2017

  • Commissioned tattoo artwork for Ink and Water Tattoo, Summer 2017 and ongoing

  • Image used in Applied Arts Calendar, month of July, 2017

  • Member of Jury for Fine Arts Studio scholarship award, 2016

  • Member of Jury for Fine Arts Studio scholarship award, 2015

  • Art selected for Centennial College Donor Wall display, 2014

  • Honorable Mention in the Undefined juried art exhibition at Georgina Arts Centre, Sutton, November 2013

  • First prize in Adult division of Forest juried art exhibition at Georgina Arts Centre, Sutton, October 2011

  • Provided cover art for CD Bookends by PJ Main and Kyle Reid (www.bookendmusic.org), Summer 2011

SPECIAL PURCHASES

  • March 2016: Drawings purchased by Centennial College, permanent collection

  • April 2015: Drawings purchased by Centennial College Library Committee for display

  • May 2011: Painting purchased by the President of Centennial College for display in the main campus, permanent collection