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PERSONAL:
Born Hamilton, 1946. Left Canada after high school to study painting in London, England, 1966. Returned to Hamilton, 1977

ART EDUCATION:

1966-67 Pre-diploma-Sir John Cass College, London, England.
1967-70 Diploma in Art and Design (Dip.A.D)Hornsey College of Art, Painting School, London Eng.
1970-71 A.T.C. (Art Teachers Certificate, (1st with distinction) London University, London England.

EXHIBITIONS: SOLO

2009* Art Walk Way, J Brant Hospital in Burlington On.
2008/9/10* Featured artist for December at the Shayne Gallery, Montreal QC.

2007* Joint show Cora and Eric "Mexico Diary" Carnegie Gallery Dundas On. Feb. 2007
2003* "A Certain Stillness" Loch Gallery (formerly Nancy Poole's Studio) Yorkville, Toronto On,.
2002 * "House Plants" Carneige Gallery, Dundas, On. (Reviewed Ham. Spec. Laura Hollick)
1998 * "Cora en la casa" Paintings, Sheridan College Gallery.
1993 * "Revolver Gallery," Toronto, Ont. "Fragments" 1988-93.
1992 * Drawings, Kenoria Centre for the Arts, Ahmedabad, India
1988 * Mexican Diary, Sheridan College Gallery, Oak. Ont.
1985 * Gadasty Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
1983 * Gadasty Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
1982 * Beckett Gallery, Hamilton, Ont. (reviewed Ham. Spec.)
1979 * Beckett Gallery, Ham. Ont. (reviewed, Ham. Spec.)
1976 * Saddlers Wells Gallery, London Eng.
1973 * Upper St. Gallery, London Eng. (reviewed, Daily Telegraph)
1972 * Beckett Gallery, Hamilton, Ont. (reviewed, Ham. Spec.)
1971 The Art Centre, Suffolk, Eng.

 

MIXED SHOWS:

2000-9-10 * Gallery artists, Carneige Gallery, Dundas On.
1996 * "Text" Eric Brittan, Wendy Cain, Ivan Jurakic, Pare Patterson, Jeannie Thib. Burlington Art Centre, Burlington Ont. (reviewed: Ham.Spec. & Bur. Post).
1994 * "Sueno Libre" Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Ont.
1993 * "Influenced by India" Eric Brittan, Cora Brittan, Sky Morrison, Barry Parker. Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville Ont.
1991 * "Sueno Libre" Guadalajara, Mexico. On tour in Mexico until 1993.
1987 * Ludwig Zeller- "A celebration" Toronto Ont.
1978 * "Selections" from The Dofasco Collection, Hamilton Art Gallery.
1976 * 19th. Century and Contemporary British Painting, Garton Gallery Tokyo, Japan.
1975 * Augustine Painter's Group, Rowley Gallery, London Eng.
1972 * "Critical Discoveries" Critic's's Choice, Covent Garden Gallery, London, Eng. Reviewed: Michael Sheppard Daily Telegraph.

JURIED SHOWS:

1992 * "Insights", Wellington County Museum, Elora Arts Council. (Prize: Guelph Creative Arts Award.)
1993 * Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ont.
1993 * "Insights", Wellington County Museum, Elora Arts Council. (Prize: Elora Festival Award).
1995 *Burlington Art Centre Burlington, Ont.

FACULTY SHOWS:

* Erindale College Gallery, U of T. Miss. 1983 & I986
* Sheridan College Gallery, Oak. Ont. 1984 through 2002

 


 
 

 

 

 

OPEN HOUSE:

* Cora and Eric open studio & sale at the beach annually in Nov. since 1999 ( reviewed 2001& 2003 Hamilton Spectator )

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS:
* Dofasco Collection, Hamilton, Ont.
* MacGillivray Partners Chartered Accountants Hamilton Ont.
* Turkstra and Associates Lawyers, Hamilton Ont.
* Dan Lawrie insurance LTD, Hamilton, Ontario.

OTHER COLLECTIONS:
*Hornsey College of Art London Eng.
* Sheridan College, Oakville Ont.
* Kenoria Centre, Amedabhad India
* Redeemer College, Ancaster, Ont.

PUBLICATIONS:


* "The White Pheasant" Ludwig Zeller Mosaic Press, Oasis Publications. 1987.
* Catalogue: "Sueno Libre" Ludwig Zeller, Eric Brittan, Susanna Wald, John Wheeler, Mosaic Press, Oasis Publications. 1991.
" Video: "The inner Open Door" Made for the "Sueno Libre" exhibition. Joint production: Sheridan College and Adcan Video,Hamilton Ont. 1993

INSTALLATION:

The Isaiah series. Unveiling and dedication
September 1996 Redeemer College, Ancaster, Ont.

Sept. 2002 interview broadcast Mac University Radio Arts Report with Laura Hollick

Oct. 2003 Artist profile: "Brushstrokes". Hamilton Spectator.
By Elaine Hujer

TEACHING:

1972-74 * Teaching Master, drawing&painting, St. Anthony's School, London Eng.

1975-77 * Drawing and Painting Instructor (part time) Chelsea School of Art, London Eng.

1976-77 * Drawing Instructor (part time) Twickenham School of Art, London, Eng.

1977-89 * Teaching Master, Drawing and Painting, Art and Art History. A cooperative program between Sheridan College and the University of Toronto. 1978-87 * Art Fundamentals, Illustration, Animation.

1987-88 * Sabbatical Leave. Painted in Mexico for one year. Taught twelve week workshop-drawing and painting in The Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende G.T.O., Mexico.

1990-91 * Acting Head of Department, Art Fund's Sheridan college.

1991-92 * Teaching Master, Drawing and Painting, Sheridan College.

1992-93 * Leave: Artist in Residence at "Kenoria Centre for the Arts" International Artists Studio Program. Ahmedabad, India.

1992 * Workshops in Drawing and Painting, National Institute of Design Ahmedabad, India.

1993- * Professor-drawing and painting Art Fund's, Sheridan College.

1996-97 * Sabbatical leave. Painted in Oaxaca, Mexico for one year.

1997- * Professor-drawing and painting,Sheridan college.

Retired from Sheridan College 2006

Presently teaching workshops at the Burlington Art Centre, fall semester, Burlington On.

The Southampton School of Art summer program in Southampton On.

Presently painting in Mexico on the south Pacific coast for six month of the year and in Hamilton Ont Canada for the other half of the year.