Convergence: Work by Canadian and U.S. Women Artists

Liz Minnes
• acrylic/mixed media

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Carleton University, Bachelor of Arts 1973, English Literature.
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1969.
Algonquin College, 1975, Colour Theory.
Carleton University 2005, Myth, Religion and the Occult in Art: 1850-1914

Solo Exhibitions:
2003 “Offerings” The Urban Pear, Ottawa.
2000 “Aspisere”, Mud Oven Gallery, Ottawa
1999 “Sentiment”, Mud Oven Gallery, Ottawa.
1997 “Seen But Not Heard”, Mud Oven Gallery, Ottawa.
1995 “Small Miracles”, Green Door, Ottawa.
1994 “Views From The Outer Courtyard,” Earthly Treasures Gallery, Ottawa
1992 “The Path Within The Path”, Earthly Treasures Gallery, Ottawa.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2005 “Confluence”- Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.
2004 “Poetics”-Truro Art Society, Truro, Nova Scotia
2004 “MainWorks”- Open Studios, Ottawa, On.
2004 “Rejoice”- Mud Oven Gallery, Ottawa, On.
2003 “MainWorks”- Open Studios, Ottawa, On.
2002 “The Art of Soul”- Heartwood Gallery, Ottawa, On.
2002 “MainWorks”- Open Studios, Ottawa .On.
2002 “Bread& Roses”- Heartwood Gallery, Ottawa, On,
2002 “DANCE ” Main Works Artists Studios, Ottawa, On.
2002 “Art In The Garden”- Ottawa, On.
2001 “Comfort”-Pyxidium, Bruyere Gallery, Ottawa, On.
2001 “Capes”- Pyxidium , Cornwall Municipal Gallery, Cornwall, On.
2001 “Expectation”- Mud Oven Gallery, Ottawa.On.
2000 “Sacred Domesticity”- Divina et Femina, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, On.
1999 “On & Off The Wall”- Studio 167,Chelsea, Quebec.
1999 “Divina et Femina ll”-Religious Aspects of the Feminine, University of Ottawa.
1998 “Feminist Artists Network”- Novotel Hotel, Ottawa, On.
1996 “Pyxidium”- Summer Shows Upper Canada Playhouse, Morrisburg, On.
1994 “Enchanted”- World Exchange Plaza Gallery, Ottawa, On.
1993 “Taproot Studio”- Nepean, Ontario, On.
1993 “ New Acquisitions”- Art Selection 92, Atrium Gallery, Nepean, On.
1992 “ Warts and All,” Earthly Treasures Gallery, Ottawa, On.
1991 “ Mixed Media Group Show,” Gladstone Studio Gallery, Ottawa, On.
1990 “Art in Politics” St. François Gallery, Ottawa, On.
1988 “Figuratively Speaking,” S.A.W. Gallery, Ottawa, On.

Artistic Community Contributions:

S.A.W. Gallery and Gallery 101 Fund-raisers: 1988, 1989,1990,1991
Canadian Artists’ Representation, Fundraisers: 1987, 1988, 1990.1998
Ottawa Art Gallery Christmas Gala: 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992,1996,2000, 2002
Ottawa Art Gallery 1996, “23 Chairs.”
Ottawa Art Gallery, Contributed drawing “ Metamorphosis” 2002
Elizabeth Fry Society, Art in the garden, 2002.
Founding member of “MainWorks Artists Studio Inc”.
A co-operative of sixteen visual artists. As their treasurer Liz has been integral in the growth and maintenance of this creative organization.
Their mandate is to support the visual arts community in Ottawa

Public Collections:

City of Ottawa, Civic Collection, Ottawa, Ontario. (1992)
Numerous private collections.
Agnes Bugera, Edmonton

Ann Bird Ann Kuckelman Cobb Laurie Culling Diana Dunkley Jan Gaumnitz Maggie Glossop Missy Hamilton Roberta Huebener Susan Rennick Jolliffe Susan Jordan Maryse Maynard Liz Minnes Nan Renbarger Margaret Rose Chandler Swain Cathy Tisdale Wendo Van Essen Yvonne Wiegers

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