Artist Zora Buchanan

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"I paint from my soul in an abstract, automatiste
way. It's exciting and mysterious because I never
quite know what's going to appear on the canvas."
Education:         - Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Manitoba, 1977, University of Toronto, 1975-1977- Clement Greenberg Workshop, Winnipeg, 1975Awards:
- Arts & Letters Club, President's Distinguished Service Award, 2013          
- Federation of Canadian Artists, Barry Chadwick Award, Vancouver, BC, 2007- Society of Canadian Artists awards, 2005 & 2007- Institute of CA's of Scotland, sponsorships, Edinburgh, 1997 and 1993   - Plug in Gallery, Winnipeg, Honourable Mention, students exhibition, 1975- Canada Trust Painting Award, Winnipeg, 1974Affiliations:  - Ontario Society of Artists, elected member, 2010      - Society of Canadian Artists, elected member 1990, President 2002-2004- Arts & Letters Club of Toronto, Charter Woman Member, 1985, Art Committee Chair, 2006-2008, 
  Board of Directors 2010-2012- Federation of Canadian Artists, elected member, 1999      Exhibitions:         - Many solo and group exhibitions in Canada, USA and the UK
- In 2005, the First International Biennale of Fine Art, Arad, Romania  
- In 2014, Morocco Pleinair, Olive Arts Studio Workshop 
Selected Collections:  - Bank of America- Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce- Carleton University
- Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada- Chubb Securities
- Government of Ontario
- Metropolitan Life of Canada- Princess Margaret Hospital- Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre- TransCanada Pipeline
- University of Toronto
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      CITY IRIS, 16"x12", acrylic collage    Barry Chadwick Award, FCA, 2007

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