Eva Lewarne is a painter, photographer, designer and workshop leader. She studied Fine Art at OCAD (Ontario College of Art) and English Literature and Social Work at U of T (University of Toronto) and most recently Digital Photography at GBC. Her work has been shown at the Salon Grand Palais in Paris, the Chapelle de la Sorbonne, Jadite Gallery In New York, Gallery Moos and Bezpala-Brown Gallery in Canada, among others. She is represented in public and private collections in Canada, the U.S. France, and Germany.
Besides painting, Lewarne leads Creativity and Health Workshops in private and public organizations, like U of T, St. Thomas University in New Brunswick, CAMH (Canadian Centre for Mental Health), CIBC, CBC, etc.
These workshops have as a goal helping people to think like an artist so they can become more creative in their own fields of endeavor and life. Also she teaches painting, drawing and design in places like Ryerson University, First Interactive College and The Board of Education. She has curated a number of group exhibitions.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
GOLD MEDAL AWARD- France, presented for paintings, 1992
CBC- interview on âArts & Entertainmentâ, 1993
Three paintings in the permanent collection of Commanderie Museum DÊ¼Unet
CTV – interview
Many write-ups in France, New York and in Canada.
Winner of Juried Exhibition – New York Contemporary and Spanish
Artists in Barcelona, Spain – 1990
HONOURABLE MENTION – NATIONAL FINE ART PAINTING COMPETITION – Brasil – Nov. 2002
IDAA 2001 Digital Art Awards
IIAPC Art Contest in Japan
Dictionnaire Drouot Cotation 2004 â Contemporary Artists 1er Grand Prix International de Peinture et Sculpture du 3 au 19 Julliet 2004 Festival d”Avignon Ms. Lewarne was born in Poland and came to Canada after completing high school.
University of Toronto – BA
University of Toronto – MSW
Digital Media Studios – Digital Graphic Design
AOCAD – diploma, Ontario College of Art and Design
Digital Photography Certificate at GBC