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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Jennifer Walton










Jennifer Walton’s paintings capture the fragility of place in a rapidly

changing global climate.


Walton was the first place winner of the 1999 New Canadian Painting

Competition from RBC Investments. She was a second place winner of the

2007 Kingston Prize, Canada’s National Portrait Competition. She has

received grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, the Canada

Council, the Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec and the Toronto

Arts Council. She has been an artist in residence at the Banff Centre

for the Arts, the International Painting Symposium in Baie-Saint-Paul,

Quebec and the Pouch Cove Studio in Newfoundland. Her paintings hang in

numerous public and private collections and have been shown in solo and

group exhibitions in galleries and museums across Canada and in the US

and the UK. Her most recent solo exhibition was held at First Canadian

Place in Toronto (October 2009). Jennifer Walton holds a BFA from Mount

Allison University (Sackville, New Brunswick) and an MFA from Concordia

University (Montreal). She currently lives and works in Toronto.







EDUCATION
1989-92 Master of fine arts - in painting, Concordia University,

Montreal QC
1982-86 Bachelor of fine arts - painting major, printmaking minor,

Mount Allison University, Sackville NB



AWARDS
2007 Toronto Arts Council, grant
2007 Kingston Prize, Canada's National Portrait Competition,

Honourable Mention-one of two 2nd place jury awards
2000 Canada Council, travel grant for exhibition of The Hunters

at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2000 Canada Council, long term B grant
1999 The RBC Painting Competition, 1st prize
1999 Canada Council, travel grant for Landscape Residency --

Banff Centre for the Arts
1999 Banff Centre for the Arts, scholarship for Thematic

Residency -- Landscape
1998 Canada Council, short term B grant
1994 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, short term grant
1994 Canada Council, short term grant
1993 Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec, long term B

grant
1992 Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec, long term B

grant
1992 Canada Council, short term grant
1992 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, grant
1989 Ontario Arts Council, short term grant,
1989 Ontario Arts Council, exhibition assistance
1989 Ontario Arts Council, exhibition assistance
1988 Ontario Arts Council, exhibition assistance
1986 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, grant









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