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Gill Cameron

Gill Cameron

Gill Cameron

Gill Cameron is a professional watercolour artist with a B.F.A. from the University of Guelph. Her work as a graphic designer gives her a clear eye for form and content. The possibilities and complexities of colour, design, and the power of clean elemental imagery infuse her work.

Gill’s bold paintings build on the positive energy of scenes from nature. She describes her sense of wonder of the beauty of Canada through her lush landscapes. The complexities of colour and texture are interwoven into her design, whether it is fabric, mountains, vineyards or rock. She is intrigued by shapes and patterns and how they relate to each other in their natural habitat.

Gill has traveled extensively throughout her painting career. Her watercolours are inspired by her explorations of Georgian Bay, Killarney, the French River, Lake Superior, the Niagara Escarpment, Quebec, Tanzania and British Columbia.

Gill has received many awards for her work, including a Gold award in 2004 and a Silver award in 2007 from the Toronto Watercolour Society where she is a signature member. In 2010 she was elected into the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour and received the Creative Catalyst Award in the Open Water Exhibition at the J.B.Aird Gallery.

Gill has had numerous group and solo exhibitions in Toronto, Collingwood and Pointe au Baril, Ontario. Her studio is in Toronto and her work can be viewed there by appointment.  Her work is held in collections throughout Canada, the US, and Europe.

Achievements and Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions:
Residence, 26 Turner Road, 2004, 2007

Juried Exhibitions:
CSPWC, Water Reflections, Sante Fe Gallery, Owen Sound, 2017
The Artist Project Toronto, 2017
CSPWC, Water & Pigment,: Mysterious Interactions, PAMA Gallery, Brampton, 2017
TWS Art Show, Aird Gallery, Toronto, 2107
National Exhibition of American Watercolors - Adirondacks, 2016
CSPWC, Water Reflections, Etobicoke Civic Centre Gallery, Toronto, 2016
CSPWC, 90th Anniversary Exhibition, John A Libby Gallery, Toronto, 2015
CSPWC, Open Water, Halifax Archives, 2015
Mexico X International Watercolour Biennal, Mexico City,  2012
CSPWC, Water Works, Marianne van Silfhout Gallery, Brockville, 2011
CSPWC 85th Anniversary Exhibition, Roberts Gallery, 2011
CSPWC, Open Water, J. B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, 2010
Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood, 2000-2008
Toronto Watercolour Society Fall Aquavision, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 20012, 2014, 2015
Toronto Watercolour Society Annual Spring Show 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Non - Juried Exhibitions:
Lawrence Park Community Church, Toronto, 2014, 2015, 2016
Artscape Wychwood Barns, Toronto, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Artscape Youngplace, 2014
Arta Gallery Distillery District, Toronto, 2009
The Faculty Club University of Toronto, 2009
Level Gallery, Collingwood, 2008, 2009, 2010
Red Sable Gallery, Toronto, 2008
The Gallery, World of Picture Frames, Toronto, 2007
Skyline Gallery, Toronto, 2007
St Clair Studio Tour, Toronto, 2004- 2009
Georgain Bay Land Trust, Toronto, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery on King, Toronto, 2003, 2005
The Distillery District, Studio Four Gallery, Toronto, 2004, 2006, 2007
Rhodes Restaurant, Toronto, 2002
Studio 401, Toronto, 1996-2002
Osler Bluff Ski Club Art Show, Collingwood, 1998-2017
Ojibway Club Art Show, Pointe au Baril, 1994-2017
York Artist Guild, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000


Awards:
Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show, Award of Merit, 2005
Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show, Gold Award, 2006
Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Aquavision, Award of Merit, 2006
Toronto Watercolour Society, Signature Member, TWS, 2006
Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Aquavision, Silver Award, 2007
Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Aquavision, Award of Merit, 2010
CSPWC, Open Water, Creative Catalyst Award, 2010
Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Aquavision, Silver Award, 2012
Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show, Bronze Award, 2015
CSPWC, Open Water, D L  Stevenson Award, 2015

Professional Affiliations:
Member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, CSPWC
Signature Member of the Toronto Watercolour Society, TWS
Member of the Ontario Society of Artist
Member of the Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts
Art Connection Group
Headwaters Arts

Gallery Representation:
Marsh Street Gallery, Clarksburg
Mad & Noisy Gallery, Creemore

Board Representation:
CSPWC
Aird Gallery Toronto
Ojibway Club Art Show
GBLT Land Steward

Juror:
CSPWC Water Reflections, Toronto, 2016
GBLT, King Family Bursary, 2017