Hallie Watson

Born:June 27,1954
Phone:(902) 422-6898
Address:5780 Inglis Street, Halifax,N.S.
B3H 1K6

halliehood@eastlink.ca
   

 

RESUME

HALLIE WATSON

EXHIBITIONS

HALLIE WATSON

EXHIBITIONS

2017 “Ordinary Things With All Their Dramatic Nature Showing”, Jo Beale Gallery, Glen Margaret NS. Oil pastel drawings and oil paintings.

2016 Three Pieces from ‘The Treasure Project’, Corridor Gallery, Halifax, NS

2016 “Dartmouth Figures” The Chase Gallery, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax, NS Group show. Pencil drawings on paper.

2014 “1001 Ways to Look at Things” Jo Beale Gallery, Glen Margaret NS. Group show. Landscapes in oil pastel on paper and oil on canvas.

2013 “Gumboots and Drawing Board: The Fields and Streams of Mono” Wellington County Museum and Archives. Elora, Ontario. Oil pastel landscapes and texts.

2013 “The Treasure Project” Dufferin County Museum and Archives, Rosemont, Ontario. Oil pastel drawings and texts.

2013 “Skyscrapings” Jo Beale Gallery, Peggy’s Cove and Glen Margaret, NS. Oil pastel drawings and oil paintings.

2013 “Skyscrapings, the Water, Trees and Sky of Point Pleasant Park” Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, NB. Oil pastel drawings and oil paintings.

2012 “Strange Fruit - Still Life”. Jo Beale Gallery, Glen Margaret , NS. Still life oil pastel drawings.

2010 “Gumboots and Drawing Board: The Fields and Streams of Mono” Dufferin County Museum and Archives, Dufferin County, Ontario. Oil pastel drawings with text.

2009 “Point Pleasant Park”. Zwicker’s Gallery, Halifax, NS. Landscape oil pastel drawings.

2008 “Flowers To Fruit”. Lyghtesome Gallery, Antigonish, NS. Group show, oil pastel drawings, paper flowers.

2007 “Flowers To Fruit”. Lyghtesome Gallery, Antigonish, NS. Group show, oil pastel drawings, paper flowers.

2007 “In Here Out There”. Cape Breton University Art Gallery, Sydney, NS. Curated by Suzanne A. Crowdis. Organized by Visual Arts Nova Scotia.

2006 “Treasure”. Lunenburg Art Gallery, Lunenburg, NS, oil pastel drawings.

2006 “Objects And Meaning”. Zwicker’s Gallery, Halifax, NS, oil pastel drawings.

2004 “Chair Portraits”. Zwicker’s Gallery, Halifax, NS, oil pastel drawings.

2002 “Calm In The Whirlwind”. Zwicker’s Gallery, Halifax, NS, oil pastel drawings

2000 “Landscape And Still Life Drawings” Zwicker’s Gallery, Halifax, NS, oil pastel drawings

1999 “Little Jewels In The Necklace”. Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON. Still life drawings.

1999 Edgemere Gallery, Kentville, NS. Landscape and still life drawings

1999 Sunshine Emporium, Annapolis Royal, NS. Landscape and still life drawings

1998 Trident Bookseller & Cafe. Halifax, NS. Landscape, Interiors and still life drawings

1998 Sunshine Emporium, Annapolis Royal, NS. Still life drawings.

1997 Sunshine Emporium, Annapolis Royal, NS. Landscape drawings.

1996 Edgemere Gallery, Kentville, NS. Landscape drawings.

1996 “The Summer Table” Gibson Gallery, London, ON. Still life oil pastels.

1996 “Drawings From God’s Garden”. Ballroom Gallery, Halifax, NS. Landscape drawings

1994 “Garden Of Delights”. Ballroom Gallery, Halifax, NS. Group show, landscape drawings.

1994 “Art Expo 94”. Rental Gallery, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS. Group show, landscape drawings.

1994 “Night Shift 94”. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS. Block print on textiles.

1994 Trident Bookseller & Cafe. Halifax, NS. Landscape drawings.

1993 “Night Shift 93”. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS. Block print on textiles.

1990 “Trees”. Auberge du Petit Prince, London, ON. Landscape drawings.

1990 “A Show Of Flags”. Harbourfront, Toronto, ON.

1989 “Suspended”. Bamboo Club, Toronto, ON. Group show, artist’s flags.

1989 “Angels, Annunciations and Sophie”. Poster Lounge, Grand Theatre, London, ON. Acrylic paintings on canvas.

1988 Poster Lounge, Grand Theatre, London, ON. Acrylic paintings on canvas

1987 Nancy Poole’s Studio. Toronto, ON. Drawings

1986 Nancy Poole’s Studio. Toronto, ON. Drawings

1985 Nancy Poole’s Studio. Toronto, ON. Three man show, drawings

1983 Poster Lounge, McManus Gallery, Theatre London, London, ON. Acrylic paintings on canvas.

1982 McManus Gallery, Theatre London, London, ON. Acrylic paintings on canvas.

1982 Forest City Gallery, Upstairs Gallery, London, ON. Acrylic paintings on canvas.

1979 Notation II Gallery, Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON. Group show.

1978 Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AL. Three man show.

1978 “Push Your Luck”. Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AL. Group show.

REVIEWS / PUBLICATIONS

2015 ‘Life As A Human’ on line arts magazine, 2 works presented, ‘Pip’s Pond’ and ‘Pine Forest’.

2013 The Chronicle Herald, “Watson’s Work Conjures Damage, Delight of Point Pleasant Park”. June 19, 2013. Elissa Barnard.

2013 Here Magazine, Vol 14, issue 14, April 4-10 “Artist Captures the Essence of Nature”, Ben Burnett.

2007 Undercurrents, catalogue for “In Here Out There”, pg. 6. Suzanne Crowdis

2006 Bridgewater Bulletin and Lunenburg Progress Enterprise, “Noted artist brings ‘Treasure’ to Lunenburg Art Gallery”. May 24, 2006 B3. Robert Hirtle

2006 The Chronicle Herald, May 22, 2006

2004 The Daily News, “Local artist shows flair for chairs”, April 29, 2004 pg.25

Marylin Smulders

2004 The Chronicle Herald, “Comfy chairs have a story to tell”, May 8, 2004 Elissa Barnard.

2002 Visual Arts News, “Finding calm in the whirlwind”, Vol. 25, no. 2, summer pg. 17 & 18 Colleen Adl

2002 Sunday Herald, May 5, 2002, Elissa Barnard

2000 The Chronicle Herald, “Artist Watson drawn to oil pastels”. Nov 14, 2000 Andrea Nemetz

1996 Scene magazine. “Two exhibitions highlight observation of natural world”. Sept 1996. Avril Flanigan


EDUCATION

1973-1977 -Mount Allison University, Bachelor of Fine Arts Concentration in painting and drawing.

1977-1978 -Winter Painting Program, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta.

AWARDS

1978 Bursary for Winter Painting Program Banff School of Fine Arts.

1980 "Artists in Schools" project grant; Ontario Arts Council.

1994 Ballroom Gallery, Halifax.2nd Prize in juried show “Garden of Delights"


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Visual Arts Nova Scotia, 1113 Marginal Rd. Halifax, NS.

RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Artist in the schools programs

2003 PAINTS- Shannon Park School

2003 PAINTS- Bel Ayr Elementary School

2001 4 ‘C’s- Ridgecliff Middle School

1999 PAINTS- South Woodside School

1999 CREATES- Atlantic Memorial and Terrence Bay Schools

1998 PAINTS- LeMarchant School Volunteer

1995-2009 Various art projects with Tower Road Elementary School and Inglis Street Elementary School.

REPRESENTATION

Zwicker’s Gallery, Halifax, 5415 Doyle St. Halifax, NS.