Patsy MacKinnon Fine Art
"Breath Of Fresh Air" 20" x 16" watercolour. Self portrait
Awards and Honours
2023- Watercolour presentation ("New Waterford-A New Day") to the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia,Honorable Arthur and Patsy LeBlanc on behalf of the town of New Waterford.
2023- IWS Juried International/Canada Online Exhibition ,"A Handful Of Sunshine"
2021- Honorable Mention for "Lace Melody", Women In Watercolor International Juried Online Competition
2023-2002- Listed in Canadian "Who's Who" profile,published by University of Toronto
2018-2016 CANSCAIP National Board -Member-At-Large
2015- "Feature Artist' "Pierscape Art Exhibition", Whitney Pier,Nova Scotia
2012- Juror,Canada Council For the Arts, Governor General's Literary Award's for excellence in children's book illustration
2012-Atlantic Book Award's nominee for Lillian Sheppard Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration.
2010- Canadian Brushstrokes Magazine- Watercolour finalist
2006- Elected Member ,Canadian Society of Painters In Watercolour
2002- Mentorship Award-Royal Conservatory of Music/Learning Through the Arts, on behalf of Cape Breton Artists. Presented by Mme.Aline Chretien,National Arts Centre,Ottawa
2002- Lifetime Acheivement Award, Cape Breton Artists Association
1996-National Donor Recognition Award-mural installation at Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
1996- Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Medal Nominee for Canadianchildren's book illustration
1994- Donor Recognition Mural Design Provincial winner-Cape Breton Regional Hospital
1991= The Oland Award,1st Place, Atlantic Winter Fair, Halifax
1987- Atlantic Anniversary Award, Atlantic Winter Fair, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design
Box 1686, 322 Charlotte Street
Stdney, Nova Scotia
Escape To Sea Gallery
110 Queen Street
North Sydney,Nova Scotia
Patsy MacKinnon Studio
(by appointment please)
Group /Solo Exhibitions
2022-"Landscape Escapes", solo exhibition, New Waterford Credit Union Art Gallery
July1-Sept.25, Mon-Fri. 9:30-4:30
2021- 'Women In Watercolour' International Online Exhibition
2021- CSPWC "On The Edge" Online Members Exhibition
2019,2018 -CANSCAIP National Children's Book Illustration Exhibition,Toronto
2018- CSPWC/SFA-Canada-France Watercolour Exchange Exhibition, Avignon,France
2018-CSPWC "Water Reflections" National Juried Exhibition,Santa Fe Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario
2017-CSPWC "Water Reflections" National Juried Exhibition, Owen Sound ,Ontario
2016-CSPWC" Water Reflections" National Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke,Ontario
2015- CSPWC Open Water International Exhibition, NS Public Achives,Halifax,Nova Scotia
2013- "Character Reference", Solo Exhibition,
Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design,Sydney,NS
and Main Street Art Gallery, New Waterford,NS.
2013- Atlantic Book Award Finalists Exhibition, Puffin Gallery, Halifax
2000- "Rare Earth" Juried Art Exhibition,
Acadia University, Wolfville,NS.
1990-Salon de Peinture et d'Estampe de Montreal,,Le Galleries Art Jeunesse, Montreal,PQ
2023- Mentor/Mentorship Program, Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design
2016-1986- Watercolour Instructor, Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design,Sydney,NS.
2021-2009- Storybook Illustration Mentor for the national "Blue Pencil Project" ,CANSCAIP
2022-2006-Curator, New Waterford Credit Union "Main Street" Art Gallery
2015,2013- CSPWC Peer Assessment juror for national membership
2014- Nova Scotia School's Virtual Art Teacher, advanced student watercolour
2000-2005- "Learning Through The Arts" Watercolour Instructor,Cape Breton/Victoria School District
2006-CSPWC Permanent Collection
2004- Nova Scotia Department Of Tourism, presented to the Captain, Queen Mary Cruise Ship
2002-Mme. Alene Chrétien, presented by National Learning Through The Arts, Ottawa
2002- Mr.Roch Carrier, presented by National Learning Through The Arts, Ottawa
1999- Nova Scotia Art Bank,Halifax,NS.
1999-CBC -Portraiture for National television series"Pit Pony"
1997-Cape Breton University,Permanent Collection,Sydney,NS.
1994-Atlantic Lottery Comission, Moncton,New Brunswick
Updated November 2023
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