COURTLANDT SWARTZ

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

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

2010 – 2012 Academy of Realist Art, Toronto

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

2000 – 2001 Avenue Road Art School, Toronto

 

Awards

2013 – May, Recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant second award

2011 – Dec. Recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

2010 – Feb. 27 – Mar. 7, “Ardour Eruption 10”Chancery Art Gallery, Bracebridge ON. Received “Best of Show” Certificate

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

2009 – Mar. 7 – 15, “Ardour Eruption 09” Chancery Art Gallery, Bracebridge ON. Received “Muskoka Student Certificate of Inspiration”

2008 – Nov. 7 – 16, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Toronto, “The Best of the Best” Fine Art Showcase 8th Prize Winner

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

2008 – Feb. 15 – 23, “Ardour Eruption 08” Chancery Art Gallery, Received “Muskoka Resident’s Certificate of Admiration”

 

Solo Exhibitions

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

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

2009 – Apr. 1 – 30, “Sweet Victory” Victory Café, Toronto

2008 – Aug. 1 – 13, Solo art show Southampton Art Gallery, Southampton ON

 

Group Exhibitions

2016 – Mar. 30 – Apr. 3, “Affordable Art Fair” New York, Reference Contemporary

2015– Apr. 29 – May 3, “100th Graduate Exhibition” OCAD University, Toronto

2015 – Jan. 15 – 25, “Festival of the Body” OCAD University, Toronto

2014 – Jun. 14 – Jul. 4, “The Travelling Art Show” Gallery 814, Toronto

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

2014 – Apr. 9 – 18, “Retrospective Exhibit” OCAD University, Toronto

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

2014 – Feb. 25 – Mar. 7, “Figurative Exhibition” OCAD University, Toronto

2013 – Dec. 3 – Feb. 3 2014, “3 Generations” Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto

2013 – Sept. 10 – 11, “Markdale Autumn Art Festival” Exhibit, Markdale ON

2012 – Nov. 17 – 18, “Duo Show” Windsor Art Studios, Toronto

2012 – May 12 – 20, “Ardour Eruption 12” Chancery Art Gallery, Bracebridge, Group Exhibit

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

2011 – Nov. 4 – 13, “Fine Art Showcase” Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Toronto

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

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

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

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

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

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

2009 – Jul, 4 – 5, “Art Fest on the Bay” Meaford Harbour, Meaford ON

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

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

2009 – Mar. 19 – 22, “Expo” Toronto Art Expo, Via Visual Arts Ontario, Toronto

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

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

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

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

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

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

2007 – Mar. Windsor Art Studios Art Exhibit, Toronto

2005 – Nov. Windsor Art Studios Art Exhibit, Toronto

 

Selected Events

2013 – Jan. 30, Presented Wynton Marsalis portraits “Ella and Duke” for Lincoln Centre N.Y.

2011 – Apr. Published in “International Contemporary Artists” Book

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

2011 – Jan. 21, Presented Nikki Yanofsky with portrait of Ella Fitzgerald

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

2010 – Jul. 28, Live Radio Interview with Joe on 98 The Beach

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

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

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

2009 – Jul. 4 – 5, “Art Fest on the Bay” Meaford Harbour, Ontario

2009 – Jun. 15, “Sounding Board” Live Radio interview On 98 The Beach

2009 – Jun. 12, Presented Actress Carol Burnett with “Winter in Chesley”

2009 – Apr. 18, Presented Artist Robert Bateman with painting entitled “The Crusader” at the Royal Ontario Museum for Earth Day

2008 – Nov. “Whodunit?” Fundraiser Toronto, donated 2 paintings to Ontario College of Art and Design University

2008 – Nov. Presented Actor Christopher Plummer with painting “Prussian Cavalry Battle of Waterloo”

2008 – Aug. “Artisans Village” Art Demonstrator at 150th Anniversary Festival, Southampton, Ont.

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

2008 – Jul. 28, “Sounding Board” Live Radio interview On 98 The Beach

2007 – “Whodunit? ”Fundraiser, Ontario College of Art and Design University

 

Bibliography

- Artist Portfolio Magazine Anniversary II p.95

- York Guardian Feb 11 2013, http://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/2073675-picture-perfect-local-artist-gets-works-sent-to-nyc/

- 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

- Destinations and Discoveries, “Back to Nature-Courtlandt Swartz”, Special Ed 82 2009 p.20

- Inside Toronto, “Teen artist presents work to Christopher Plummer” Nov. 8, 2008, art 58123

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

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

- 98 the Beach Radio, “Soundingboard, Live Radio Interview with John Divinski”, July 28, 08

 

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 Elgin Public Library

MeafordHospital