Elizabeth Malara

Elizabeth Malara

Elizabeth Malara MFA, SCA

Born in Cracow, Poland; her affair with painting and drawing began quite early under the guidance of artist Ewa Mrozowska, who referred her to the great art tradition of the capital of Poland as well as of European painting. She developed and accomplished her master’s studies in the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts, under the supervision of renowned Professors: Stanisław Rodziński and Zbylut Grzywacz.

For many years, Elizabeth has been devoted full-time to painting from her home studio. Her work is focused on nature, rendered mostly in oil, watercolor, and acrylic technique. She has also been working as an art director and graphic designer with the advertising agency “D’EL Art”. She has made many illustrations, cover artworks, and design for books.

Awards and Achievements:
Elected to Society of Canadian Artists, 2015
People’s Choice Award – Neilson Park Creative Centre, 2013
Among Finalists in the Canadian Landscape contest by “Arabella” 2013

Group Exhibitions:
“49th International Open Juried Exhibition” at Papermill Gallery, Toronto, 2017
Elected Members Exhibition “Oh Canada – our Home & Native Land” Gallery 78, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2017
“Life Drawing” Group Show, Cotton Factory, Hamilton, 2017
Elected & Associate Members’ Exhibition “Be Square II”, 2017
“International Open Juried ONLINE Exhibition”, SCA, 2017
“48th National Open Juried Exhibition” at the Etobicoke Civic Centre Gallery, 2016
“Impact 2012” 21st Annual Juried Art Exhibition Neilson Park Creative Centre, 2013
Canadian Landscape contest organized by “Arabella”, 2013
“Flowers that Sang” – Oakville, 2013
“An artist exhibiting” at MAC’s 30th Mississauga Arts Council, Mississauga, 2012
“Snow” – Oakville, 2012
“Snow” – Oakville, 2011
Foot Square Show, Loft Gallery, Clarksburg, 2011
Foot Square Show, Sea & Craft Framing Gallery, Oakville, 2011
“Winter Salon” – ZPAP, Cracow, Poland, 2005
Juried Show “Galicia” – Austrian Consulate, Cracow, Poland, 1991
Cracow Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition “Diploma ‘89”
NCK Galeria Centrum, Cracow, Poland, 1989
Postgraduate Exhibition – BWA, Kielce, Poland, 1989
Landscape Juried Show, Cracow, Poland, 1987
“Pryzmat” Gallery, Cracow, Poland, 1987 & 1988
Post-plein-air exhibition, Chełm Lubelski, Poland, 1986

Individual Exhibitions:
“In the Garden 3” Private garden in Mississauga, 2012
“Portrait in drawing and painting” Macondo Artisans, Port Credit, 2012
“In the Garden 2” Cabbagetown Regent Park Community Museum, Toronto, 2010
“In the Garden” Cabbagetown Regent Park Community Museum, Toronto, 2009
Exhibition of Watercolor “Flowers”, Poland, 2008
Painting and Embroidery “Farbiarnia” Gallery, Cracow, Poland, 1990
Painting and Embroidery, City Cultural Centre, Cracow, Poland, 1989
painting and drawings, Galerie Laden Jungfernstieg, West Berlin, 1988

Online Galleries:
www.malara.ca
www.del-art.ca
e-mail: elathepainter@gmail.com

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