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Ona Alisauskas

1973 Graduated, Ontario College of Art, Drawing & Painting
1974-83 Staff Artist, Mississauga Library System
1983 Graduated, International Summer School of Computer Graphics, Sheridan College
1984 Designer, Research and Development, Sheridan College
1984 Managing Director, Colour and Form Society, Mississauga
1993 Graduated, Faculty of Education, University of Toronto
1994-99 Teacher, Visual Art, Peel Board of Education
1999-2001 Instructor, Web Production, Humber College
2001-Current Artist & Instructor, Northwind Studio
2003 Elected member of the Ontario Society of Artists
2005 Elected member of the Canadian Socety of Painters in Watercolour

Group Exhibitions

  • 1972,73 Aurora Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 1974,75,76,77,78,80,84 Peel Museum and Art Gallery, Brampton
  • 1974,75 Award Winner's Exhibition, Peel Museum and Art Gallery
  • 1977,78 Visual Arts Mississauga Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 1978,79 Valhalla Inn, Toronto
  • 1979 Colour and Form Society Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 1984 Fairways Gallery, Mississauga
  • 1993, 94, 95, 99 Oakville Art Society
  • 1996, 97, 99, 2000 High County Studio Tour, Orangeville
  • 2002, 03, 04, 05, Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts Juried Show
  • 2004 CURRENT: OSA Exhibition Lieutenant Governor's Suite, Queen's Park
  • 2007 FROM THE STUDIOS OF: Collective Works from the Ontario Socety of Artists
  • 2008 OSA IN THE GTA: Pentimento Gallery, Toronto
  • 2009 OSA SUMMER EXHIBITIONS: Gallery De Boer, Owen Sound
  • 2010 BEING IN TIME: Gallery Stratford
  • 2010 REFLECTIONS: CSPWC 85th Anniversary Exhibition, Roberts Gallery, Toronto
  • 2011 OSA EXHIBITION, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
  • 2012 GIFTED, Archives of Ontario, Toronto
  • 2014 THE GREAT ESCAPE, Municipal Offices, Collingwood
  • 2014 Papermill Gallery, Toronto
  • 2017 CSPWC Diploma collection:Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives, Brampton
  • 2017 Meaford Hall, Meaford
  • 2017 L.E. Shore Library, Thornbury


Solo Exhibitions

  • 1974, 75, 76, 78,80,81, 82 The Gallery, Central Library, Mississauga
  • 1976 Valhalla Inn, Toronto
  • 1987 Burnhamthorpe District Library
  • 1991 Oakville Art Society
  • 2003 POWER, WORK, YOUTH: Collingwood Public Library
  • 2006 LUCENT: The Arts Centre, Collingwood
  • 2008 SEASONS SUITE: Meaford Hall
  • 2009 Nesbitt Burns, Collingwood
  • 2012 Balke Augaitis Stahr, Collingwood
Awards

  • 1972 First (portraiture) Aurora Annual Juried Art Exhibition
  • 1974 First (experimental) Peel Museum and Art Gallery
  • 1976 Best In Show (purchase award) Peel Museum and Art Gallery
  • 1977 Honourable Mention Visual Arts Mississauga
  • 1984 First (experimental) Visual Arts Mississauga
  • 1990 People's Choice (pottery) Oakville Art Society
  • 2003 People's Choice Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts Juried Show
  • 2003 Hon. Mention Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts Juried Show
  • 2011 Wolfitts Award OSA Memory Exhibition John B Aird Gallery

Commissions

  • 1974 Mural, Ermellini Contracting, Mississauga
  • 1983 Mural, Medallion Film Laboratory, Toronto
  • 1985 Mural, Medallion Film Laboratory, Toronto

Computer Graphic Exhibitions

  • 1983 Video Culture:The People’s Choice Awards, Harbourfront
  • 1983 Digicon, Vancouver
  • 1985 Japan Graphic Designers Association Annual Convention, Tokyo (via satellite transmission)


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