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Bio

BORN: New York City, 1935

EDUCATION:
B.A. English Literature, Brooklyn College
M.F.A. Theatre Arts, State University of Iowa
M.A.and M.F.A. Fine Art, University of Wisconsin

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES; Ontario Society of Artists (OSA)

EXHIBITIONS: SOLO AND TWO PERSON

2018
SPLASH, Art Gallery of Hamilton, ON with Janet Hendershot

2017
LANGDON HALL, Cambridge, On, Inaugural Gallery Presentation

2013
LEONARDO GALLERY, with Albert DeVos, Toronto. ON
PEEL ART GALLERY MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES, with Doreen Renner, Brampton. ON

2012
CON SPIRITO: A Retrospective Exhibition, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON 

2008 -09
Gallery at 129 Ossington, Toronto, ON with Dana Boettger
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, Toronto, ON
Burlington Cultural Centre, with Vallery Mokrytzki

2005
Leonardo Gallery, Toronto, ON

2004
Barootes, Toronto, ON, with Lucie Simons, Printmaker
“Counterpoint in Grey”, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, On

2003
“Profiles 4”, 3 artists, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON
Westdale Gallery, Hamilton, ON

2000
“The Bronze Series”, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, ON

1999
“Celebration” Trias Gallery, Toronto, ON
“Celebration”, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, ON

1998
“Appassionata”, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON

1997
“Lila Lewis Irving and Vivian Felsen”, Wallace Ave Gallery, Toronto, ON

1994
The Forge Studio Gallery, Terra Cotta, On Gallery Gabor, Toronto, ON

1989
Boedeker Gallery, Toronto. ON
The Royal Victoria Hospital Benefit Exhibition, Montreal, QC

1985
Springbank Visual Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON

1984
Milton Fine Arts Gallery, Milton, ON

1983
Goethe Institute, with Almuth Lutkenhaus, Sculptor, Ottawa, ON
Yukon Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
Fairways Gallery, with Alan Kingsland, Mississauga, ON
Guelph University Gallery, Guelph, ON

1982
Centennial Gallery, Oakville, ON

1981
Woodblock Prints,Peel Museum and Art Gallery, Brampton, ON

EXHIBITIONS: GROUP
2016
Small Arms Building, Multi Media Exhibition, Mississauga, ON
A Bold Presence, Gal;ery M, Cambridge, ON

2015
Members Exhibition of Selected Works, Ontario Society of Artists, Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills, Toronto, ON
Aird Gallery Thirty Years, Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014
Step Back Look Forward, 35 years of art making at Visual Arts Mississauga, Peel Art Gallery, Brampton, ON

2013
Out of Bounds, Eight Non-Objective Artists, Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery, Toronto, ON
Gallery M, OPENING Group Exhibition, Cambridge, ON

2012
Yorkminster Park Gallery. The First Five Years ( 2007-2012), Toronto, ON
OSA, 140th Anniversary Exhibition, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON
OSA Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010
“Being in TIme: OSA, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

2007
Carol Finn Gallery, Minden, ON
Gallerie Gillygooly, North Hatley, QC with Arts Mana
Le Musee Regional de Vaudreuil-Soulanges, QC, with Arts Mana

2006
“Inner Essence”, Traveling Exhibition, CSPWC: Point Claire, QC, Grand Prairie, AB, Edmonton, AB, Unionville, ON
“Selections from the Permanent Collection”, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
The Elephant Barn Group Exhibition, Georgeville, QC
Tchai Art Show, Toronto Caring Hands Artists’ Initiative The Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills Museum, Toronto, ON
“All that Passion”, with Contimuum og, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON

2005
“Unlimited Potential”, 150th Birthday Celebration,CSPWC, Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, ON
Collection, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
Gallery Streetsville, Streetsville, ON
Galeria Carrion Vivar, Bogota, Columbia
“Portrait: Who and What You Are”, OSA Exhibition, The Varley Gallery,Unionville, ON
CSPWC, The Roberts Gallery, Toronto, ON

2004
Continuum org. The School of Ideas Gallery, Welland, ON
“Celebrating Ten Years of Excellence”, Arts Awards 1994-2004, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON

2003
“About Portraiture”, John B. Aird Gallery,Toronto, ON
“On the Move”, Continuum og. Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery, Toronto, ON
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, ON
“Go Figure”, Abbozzo Gallery,Oakville, ON
“Mostly Miniatures”,Gallery House Sol, Georgetown, ON

2002
50th Anniversary Exhibition, Colour and Form Society, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga. ON

2001
“Art Toronto 2001”, Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, ON
“Evidence of Things Unseen”, 3rd Annual National Exhibition, Tyndale College and Seminary, Toronto, ON
Continuum og Exhibition, Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery, Toronto, ON
Colour and Form Society Members’ Exhibition, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON

2000
“About Face”,Portrait Exhibition with Peter Locke,Ted Kromolc, and Heater Grindley, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
“Perspectives 2000” Exhibition by Women Artists.Pratt & Whitney, Canada, Living Arts Centre,Mississauga, ON
“Florat 2000” The Milennium in Japan, Awaiji Island, Japan
“Into Body”, Figurative Works of the OSA, The Fredrick Horsman Varley Art Gallery of Markham, Unionville, ON
“Drawing 2000”, John B.Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
23rd Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Visual Arts Mississauga, Art Gallery of Mississauga
“A Brush with History”, Works of the CSPWC,Art Gallery of Mississauga

1999
“Contemporary Abstraction Selected from the Permanent Collection”, The Art Gallery of Mississauga
OSA 125th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, John B. Aird
“Countdown to he Milenium”, Society of Canadian Artists 32nd Annual Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
“Portrait Artists”, Gallery in the Garden, Sherway Gardens Shopping Centre, Toronto, ON
“Perspectives 99” Juried Art Exhibition of Female Artists, Sponsored by Pratt and Whitney Canada, for Interim Place, Mississauga and Women’s Habitat, Etobicoke, ON
Colour and Form Society 47th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke Civic Centre, Toronto, ON

1998
31st Annual Juried Show, SCA, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
“A Statement of Self”, Selected Works of the SCA, The Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery, Unonville, ON
“Borderlines”, Contemporary Drawings from Mississauga, Kariya Art Museum, Kariya, Japan
“Perspectives 98”, Juried Art Exhibition of Female Artists, sponsored by Pratt and Whitney, Canada, for Interim Place, Mississauga and Women’s Habitat, Etobicoke, ON
“Continuum o.g.” John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON

1997
“Pearl”, 30th Annual Exhibition, SCA, John B.Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
“Image 97”, Open Juried Exhibition, OSA, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON
125th Anniversary Juried Members Exhibition, OSA, (Traveling Exhibition), Opening at John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
“Perspectives 97” Juried Art Exhibition of Female Artists, Sponsored by Pratt ad Witney,Canada, for Interim Place and Women’s Habitat, Ontario Arts Etobicoke 7th Annual Juried Art Sow, Etobicoke City Hall, Toronto, ON
47th Annual Open Juried Sow, CFS (Colour and Form Society), Etobicoke City Hall, Toronto, ON

1996
Juried Exhibition of Artists from Mississauga, Kariya, Japan
23rd Annual Juried Sow of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, ON
“Quintessence”, Five Person Show, John B. Aird Gallery,Toronto, ON
“Ten Years-Ten Works”, Joint Art Societies Show, with OSA,Tenth Anniversary Retrospective, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
29th Annual Open Juries Show, SCA, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto 44th Annual Open Juried Sow, CFS, Etobicoke City Hall, Toronto Visual Arts Mississauga, 19th Annual Juried Sow of Fine Art, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
Etobicoke Art Group Annual Juried Show, Etobicoke City Hall, Tor, ON

1995
“Origins”, Colour and Form Society (CFS) Juried Members’ Show, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
43rd Annual Open Juried Show, CFS, Toronto, ON
“Encore”, The Gallery at Fairways, Mississauga, ON
22nd Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, ON
“Celebration”, 123rd Annua Members’ Exhibition, OSA, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
“Global Concept”, OSA, John B.Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON

1994
42nd Annual Juried Show, Colour and Form Society, Toronto, ON
“Maritime Painting, Juried Exhibition, The Arts and Letters Club, Toronto, ON

1993
Alumni Show, Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
41st Annual Juried Show,Colour and Form Society, Toronto, ON
SCA Annual Juried Art Show, Toronto, ON
Arts and Letrters Club Exhibition, in conjunction with The National Ballet of Canada, O’Keefe Centre, Toronto, ON

1992
Alumni Show, Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

1991
“International Waters”, Juried Joint Watercolour Exhibition: The American Watercolor Society, The British Watercolour Society and The Canadian Society of Painters in Waterolour. Toured Canada, US and Britain, 1991-1993
39th Annual Juried, CFS, Toronto, ON
“Oakville Group” Exhibit, The Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, ON

1990
Juried Exhibition, SCA, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
38th Annual Juried Show, Colour and Form Society, Toronto, ON
“Figure in the Landscape”, OSA Members Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
Toronto Watercolour Society, Toronto, ON
Five Person Show, The Whitman Gallery, Toronto, ON

1989
Toronto Watercolour Society, Annual Spring Juries Show, Toronto 37th Annual Open Juried Show, CFS, Toronto, ON
Colour and Form Society Exhibition, Civic Centre Art Gallery, Mississauga, ON
CFS Show, Campbell House, Georgetown, ON
16th Annual Show of Fine Arts, Regional Municipality of Peel Art Gallery, Brampton, ON
19th Annual Juried Art Show, Arts Etobicoke, Etobicoke City Hall To. 5th Annual Fall Juried Show, Toronto Watercolour Society, Toronto, ON
21st Annual Juried Exhibition, Burlington Fine Arts Association, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, ON
Oakville-Neyagawa Art Exchange, Neyagawa, Japan 37th Annual Aviva Art Show, Toronto, ON

1988-1975
Numerous Group Exhibitions: CSPWC, OSA, Toronto Watercolour Society,Visual Arts Mississauga, Colour and Form Society, Peel Museum and Art Gallery, Burlington Cultural Centre

AWARDS

2013
ARTIST OF DISTINCTION, FROM THE ART GALLERY OF MISSISSAUGA

1999
SCA, “Countdown to the Milennium”, Honourable Mention

1998
Mississauga Visual Artist of the Year, Mississauga Arts Council

1996
SCA, Jurors” Award Colour and Form Society, Honorable Mention

1995
Jurors Award, Etobicoke Art Group

1990
Best Personal Expression, 6th Annual Fall Exhibition,TWS
Honourable Mention, 10th Annual Juried Art Show, Arts Etobicoke

1989
Honorable Mention,Annual Spring Juried Show, TWS
Honourable Mention, 19th Annual Juried Arts Show, Arts Etobicoke Best Landscape,
5th Annual Fal lJuried Show, TWS
Woolfitts Art Enterprises Award, 37th Annual Juried Exhibition,
CFS Prize Winner, 16th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Brampton, ON

1988
Honourable Mention, Spring Juried Art Show, TWS
Best Mixed Media, 8th Annual Juried Art Show, Arts Etobicoke
Merit Award, 63rd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, CSPWC
Best Marine Painting, 4th Annual Juried Fall Show, TWS
Honourable Mention, 11th Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts, Visual Art Mississauga

1987
2nd Award, Credit Valley Hospital Juried Art Show, Mississauga Award Winner, Peel Art Gallery, Brampton, On

1986
Best in Show, TWS Award for Excellence in Watercolour, TWS Honourable Mention, TWS

1985
2nd Awardin Watercolour, Visual Art Mississauga

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Art Gallery of Mississauga (two works)
Northern Regions Centre, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
The Diploma Collection of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Peel Gallery, Brampton, ON
Peel Board of Education, Mississauga, ON
Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
Office of the Mayor, Ponta Delgada, San Miquel Island, Azores

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
AT&T Capital Canada
Keanall, Mississauga, ON
Congress Financial, Toronto, ON
Alex Chapman Design, Ltd, Toronto, ON
Canaccord Capital Corporation
Turkey Marketing Board
Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. ( Weissbaden, Germany and Luxembourg)
Arthur Andersen Consulting, Toronto, ON
Marathon Realty, Toronto, ON
British Bank Note, Toronto, ON
Public Accountants Council of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Mckenna Gale Capital Management, Toronto, ON
Blue Top Developments, Toronto, ON
McCarney, Greenwood and Vottero, Accountants, Toronto, ON
Commerzbank, Toronto, ON
Nissan Canada, Toronto, ON
Zurich insurance, Toronto, ON
Zurich Insurance, Toronto, ON
Valenart Fine Art Consulting, Toronto, ON
Prime Computer of Canada, Toronto, ON
Nippondenso Canada Ltd. Toronto, ON
Standard Trust, Toronto, ON
North American Life, Toronto, ON
IBM Toronto Nesbitt Burns, Toronto, ON
Farnham Seaton Accountants, Mississauga, ON
Chubb Insurance, Toronto, ON
Midland Walwyn Capital Inc, Toronto, ON
Pharmacia, Mississauga, ON
AT&T, Toronto, ON
Noranda Art Continuous Lease Project ( 1996-97)
Ryder Trucks
Torstar Corporation
BRI, Mississauga

TEACHING
Georgian Bay School of the Arts
Haliburton School of Art
Loyalist College Summer Arts Program
Southhampton Summer Art School
The Elephant Barn School, Georgeville, QC
The Chalet School of Art
Koffler Gallery, School of Visual Art
Central Ontario Art Association, Geneva Park, Orillia
Toronto Watercolour Society
Clarkson School of Artists
Rivercrest Gallery, Streetsville, ON
WillowdalepEditvale Group, Toronto
Visual Arts Mississauga
Bridgewater Retreat, Actinolite, Om
Currys Art School, Mississauga
Port Credit School of Art
The Pumphouse Gallery, Niagara-on-the Lake, ON
Art School, Magog, QC

GALLERIES (past and present)
Abbozzo Gallery,Toronto, ON
Harbour Gallery, Mississauga, ON
Leonardo Gallery, Toronto, ON
Westdale Gallery, Hamilton, ON
Streetsville Gallery, Streetsville, ON
Trias Gallery, Toronto, ON
Boedeker Gallery, Toronto, ON
Upper Gallery, Toronto, ON
Wall Gallery, Toronto Arttrax, Mississauga, ON
Scrimshaw Gallery, Oakville, ON
The Little Gallery, Oakville, ON
Gallery 133, Toronto, ON

PUBLICATIONS
2012
Appassionata, by Lila Lewis Irving, published in conjunction with Retrospective Exhibition, The Art Gallery of Mississauga

2007
Photo, Toronto Star, October 16, 2007

2005
‘Art Appreciation: Looking at Painting” by Ken Forsyth, STIR media magazine, Ninth Edition

2004
“Lila Lewis Irving: Cataclysmic”. Interview by Birgit Moenke. STIR magazine, Sixth Edition

1997
OSA Catalogue, 125th Anniversary Traveling Juried Exhibition

1994
“Discovery Through Design, An Introduction to Art and Design”, Sixth Edition, by Marjorie Elliott Bevlin, Harcourt Brace. (1994) Plate 1, page 207

OF SPECIAL NOTE
2015
NEXT: Arts and Letters Club, Toronto, ON
Exhibition opened by The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, October 23, 2015

2005
Southern Ontario Chamber Music Institute: Painting Performance on stage to accompany Premier Performance of “The Pull”, a String Trio by Abigail Richardson. Willis Hall, Appleby College, Oakville, ON

2001
Professional Development Lecture Series: Painting Performance accompanied by String Quartet, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, ON

2000
Cover Painting,Mississauga Arts Council Annual Report
Collection of Woodcut Prints, The Land and People of Old Crow, Yukon, in the archives of Old Crow

1996
Visual Arts Ontario, Materials Assistance Grant

1991
Helen Frankenthaler Workshop, 12 students accepted .

1982
Visual Arts Ontario, Materials Assistance Grant

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