Education

Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, B.F.A. Drawing and Painting 2015

Academy of Realist Art, Toronto 2010 – 2012

Earl Haig S.S. Claude Watson Visual Arts Major, Toronto, 2011

Avenue Road Art School, Toronto, 2000 – 2001

Awards

2013 – May Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant second award

2011 – Dec. Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

2010 – Mar. 7, "Best of Show Certificate" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

2009 – Nov. 13, "Best of the Best, 2010 Fair Poster Design Competition" Fine Art Showcase Prize Winner, Toronto ON, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

2009 – Mar. 15, "Muskoka Student Certificate of Inspiration" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

2008 – Nov. 16, "The Best of the Best" Fine Art Showcase 8th Prize Winner, Toronto ON, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

2008 – Aug. 12, "Sobey Art Award" Nomination by Donald Stuart, O.C., O.Ont., R.C.A.

2008 – Feb. 23, "Muskoka Resident’s Certificate of Admiration" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

Solo Exhibitions

2015 – Aug. 20 – Sept. 3, "Exhibit" Southampton ON, Southampton Art Gallery

2012 – Aug. 2 – 16, "Age of Exploration" Southampton ON, Southampton Art Gallery

2009 – Apr. 1 – 30, "Sweet Victory" Toronto ON, Victory Café

2008 – Aug. 1 – 13, "Exhibit" Southampton ON, Southampton Art Gallery

Group Exhibitions

2020– Apr. 30 – May 2, “Other Art Fair” Brooklyn NY

2020– Feb. 18 – 21, “Toronto Artist Project” Toronto ON

2019– Dec. 5 – 8, “Pulse Art Fair” Miami FL, Reference: Contemporary

2019– Nov. 7 – 10, "The Other Art Fair" Brooklyn NY

2019 – Jul. 12 – 14, "Toronto Outdoor Art Fair" Toronto ON

2019 – May 16 – 19, "The Other Art Fair" Chicago Il

2019 – Mar 28 – 31, "Affordable Art Fair" New York NY,Reference: Contemporary

2019 – Feb 21 – 24, "Toronto Artist Project" TorontoON

2018 – May 2 – 6, "Superfine!" New York NY, Reference: Contemporary

2017 – Dec. 3 – 6, "Aqua Art Miami" Miami FL, Reference: Contemporary

2017 – Mar. 30 – Apr. 2, "Affordable Art Fair" New York NY, Reference: Contemporary

2016 – Nov. 3 – 9, "Yorkville Village Arts Festival" Toronto ON, OCAD University

2016 – May 13 – 15, "Echo Art Fair" Buffalo NY, Reference: Contemporary

2016 – Mar. 30 – Apr. 3, "Affordable Art Fair" New York NY, Reference: Contemporary

2015 – Apr. 29 – May 3, "100th Graduate Exhibition" Toronto ON, OCAD University

2015 – Jan. 15 – 25, "Festival of the Body" Toronto ON, OCAD University

2014 – Jun. 14 – Jul. 4, "The Travelling Art Show" Toronto ON, Gallery 814

2014 – May 17 – Jun. 21, "The New Masters" Toronto ON, Academy of Realist Art Exhibit

2014 – Apr. 9 – 18, "Retrospective Exhibit" Toronto ON, OCAD University

2014 – Mar. 27 – Apr. 2, "Reversion: A Figurative and Portraiture Exhibition" Toronto ON, Moniker Gallery

2014 – Feb. 25 – Mar. 7, "Figurative Exhibition" Toronto ON, OCAD University

2013 – Dec. 3 – Feb. 3 2014, "3 Generations" Toronto ON, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery

2013 – Sept. 10 – 11, "Markdale Autumn Art Festival" Markdale ON

2012 – Nov. 17 – 18, "Duo Show" Toronto ON, Windsor Art Studios

2012 – May 12 – 20, "Ardour Eruption 12" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

2012 – Mar. 26 – 30, "Not A Drop To Drink, Water Politics and Scarcity in 21st Century" Toronto ON, Munk School of Global Affairs

2011 – Nov. 4 – 13, "Fine Art Showcase" Toronto ON, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

2011 – Feb. 26 – Mar. 6, "Ardour Eruption 11" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

2010 – Jul. 1 – 24, "Coming About" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

2010 – May 5 – 19, Propeller Art Gallery Group Exhibit, Toronto ON

2010 – Feb. 27 – Mar. 7 "Ardour Eruption 10" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

2009 – Nov. "TheBest of the Best: Fine Art Showcase" Toronto ON, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

2009 – Sept. 29 – Oct. 27, Meaford Cultural Centre, Meaford ON

2009 – Jul. 4 – 5, "Art Fest on the Bay" Meaford ON, Meaford Harbour

2009 – Jun. 20 – Jul. 5, "Back To Nature" Paisley ON, Nature’s Millworks

2009 – May 13 – 24, Lennox Contemporary Gallery, Toronto ON

2009 – Mar. 19 – 22, "Toronto Art Expo" Toronto ON, Visual Arts Ontario

2009 – Mar. 7 – 15, "Ardour Eruption 09" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

2008 – Nov. 7 – 16, "Royal Agricultural Winter Fair" Toronto ON

2008 – Jul. "Bruce County Art Show" Tiverton ON, Bruce Nuclear Power Plant

2008 – Feb. 15 – 23, "Ardour Eruption 08" Bracebridge ON, Chancery Art Gallery

2007 – Nov. 9 – 11, Windsor Art Studios Art Exhibit, Toronto ON

2007 – 1og8 Gallery, Iceland. Online International art show

2007 – Mar. Windsor Art Studios Art Exhibit, Toronto ON

2005 – Nov. Windsor Art Studios Art Exhibit, Toronto ON

Selected Events

2013 – Jan. 30, Presented Wynton Marsalis portraits "Ella" and "Duke" Lincoln Centre, New York NY

2011 – Apr. Published in book "International Contemporary Artists"

2011 – Apr. 2, Presented Dr. Jane Goodall with sketch, R.O.M. Earth Day, Toronto ON

2011 – Jan. 21, Presented Nikki Yanofsky with portrait "Ella Fitzgerald" Toronto ON

2010 – Nov. Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Artist Presentation Painting, Toronto ON

2010 – Jul. 28, "Live with Joe" Port Elgin ON, Live Radio interview On 98 The Beach

2010 – Jan. Painted mural, Port Elgin Public Library, Port Elgin ON

2010 – Jan. Painted ceiling tile, Meaford Hospital fundraiser, Meaford ON

2009 – Nov. Winner of 2010 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Poster Design Competition And Fine Art Showcase Artist Presentation, Toronto ON

2009 – Jul. 4 – 5, "Art Fest on the Bay" Meaford Harbour, Meaford ON

2009 – Jun. 15, "Sounding Board" Port Elgin ON, Live Radio interview On 98 The Beach

2009 – Jun. 12, Presented Actress Carol Burnett with "Winter in Chesley" Canon Theatre, Toronto ON

2009 – Apr. 18, Presented Artist Robert Bateman with "The Crusader" R.O.M. Earth Day, Toronto ON

2008 – Nov. "Whodunit?" Two Fundraiser Donations, Toronto ON, OCAD University

2008 – Nov. Presented Actor Christopher Plummer with "Prussian Cavalry Battle of Waterloo"

2008 – Aug. "Artisans Village" Art Demonstrator at 150th Anniversary Festival, Southampton ON

2008 – "Sobey Art Award" Nomination by Donald Stuart, O.C., O.Ont.,

2008 – Jul. 28, "Sounding Board" Port Elgin ON, Live Radio interview On 98 The Beach

2007 – Nov. "Whodunit?" Fundraiser Donation, Toronto ON, OCAD University

Bibliography

- the YorkGuardian “Art Exhibit Spans Generations” Dec 26, 2013 p3

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- View: Mississauga’s Condo Lifestyle Magazine October 2012, p.26

- 98 the Beach Radio, “Live Radio Interview with Dusty Hill” August 2, 2012

- International Contemporary Artists Book 2011, ICA Publishing, N.Y.N.Y. 2011

- Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Show Guide, “Official Fair Poster”, Nov. 2010 Pp1&2 www.royalfair.org

- CTV News, “The Big Picture-Courtlandt Swartz”, Toronto, October 29, 2010

- TorontoStar, “Young artist mounts up for love of learning, history” Oct. 28, 2010

- 98 theBeach Radio,” Live Radio Interview”, July 28, 2010

- Zoom Student Film Festival catalogue, “Ranger Danger”, May 12, 2010, p. 11

- Centennial Journalism’s Weblog, “Young Artist Wins Contest to Design 2010 Royal Winter Fair Poster”, by Kaitlynn Ford, Nov. 18, 2009

- 98 theBeach Radio, “Soundingboard, Live Radio Interview with John Divinski” June 15,2009

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- York Guardian, “Artwork of teen artist on display at Victory Cafe”, March 20, 2009 p.7

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- Destinations and Discoveries,” Discoveringthe Past - the Art of Courtlandt Swartz” July 2008

- Shoreline Beacon “Courtlandt Swartz: A Painting Prodigy on display in Southampton” Aug 6

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Collectors

Mr. Wynton Marsalis Artistic Director Jazz at Lincoln Centre New York, N.Y.

National Film Board of Canada Exec. Offices

Humber College Jazz Department

Duke Ellington School of the Arts Washington DC.

Artist / Naturalist Robert Bateman O.C.

Actor Christopher Plummer C.C.

Dr. Jane Goodall

Actor Carol Burnett

Actor Dick Van Dyke

Mr. James Fleck O.C.

Deputy Chair TD Financial Mr. Frank McKenna O.C.

Dr. David G. Knott and Ms. Francoise Girard

CEO Indigo Books Heather Reisman

Mrs. Lorraine Monk O.C.

Mr. Donald Stuart C.M., O.Ont., R.C.A.,

Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion C.C.

Author and Illustrator Barbara Reid O.Ont.

Author Jeff Lindsay

Musician Nikki Yanofsky

Alan Tonks, MP.

Keller Williams Realty Inc.

Brand Concept Source Solutions Inc. Toronto

Firefly Books Inc.

Port ElginPublic Library

MeafordHospital

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