2012 Judges

Terry Birch

Terry has worked approximately thirty years, (1979-present), in the Fine Arts. Selected group and solo exhibitions include: Ring House Gallery, University of Alberta; Northern Life Museum, Fort Smith, N.W.T.; Simon Fraser University; Centre Cultural, Verdun, P.Q.; Cold City Gallery, Studio 620, Gallery 44, A.R.C. (Artculture Resource Centre), IDEE Gallery, Toronto, ON; Artcite, Windsor, ON; Art Gallery of Peterborough; Rodman Hall, St. Catharines; Station Gallery, Whitby, ON... As well as venues in Middleburg, Netherlands; Japan; Bristol, England and Pavia, Italy.

Twice, (juried) exhibitor with the C.S.P.W.C.; life drawing participant, Arts and Letters Club, Toronto; (past member) Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan; Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 1982, (Honourable Mention). Took part in the last Chromazone sponsored production; Chroma, Painting Beyond The Zone. (30 young painters). Curator, Rae Johnson; Administrator, Carla Garnet; Press: - John Bentley Mays, "Art that's the talk and the toast of the town," The Globe and Mail, May 19,1984. - Nick Sheehan, "Painting the Town," Now, May 17, 1984. - Christopher Hume, "Underground art comes to light," The Toronto Star, May 25,1984.

Shannon Dickie
Shannon Dickie has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph with a major in Studio Art and minor in Art History. In 2011, she earned her Bachelor of Education for Intermediate/Senior Art and Math from the University of Toronto.

Shannon has been working in the Education Department at the Art Gallery of Ontario since 2007. Currently, she is an Education Officer, delivering gallery and studio programs to school groups and families. She is also an Artist in Residence with the Toronto District School Board's Engage Arts program. This year, Shannon has been a guest speaker at the University of Guelph, Ryerson University and the University of Toronto.

Shannon maintains an active studio practice and has shown in several galleries in Guelph, Kitchener, and Toronto; in particular, her art was selected for Facing the Screen, an exhibition at the University of Toronto Art Center in 2009. Her accomplishments as an artist include: Best Student Painter in 2010 at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, an article in the University of Guelph alumni magazine Portico, and a painting featured in the new Visual Art high school textbook, Art Works.

Leonard Jubenville


  • Graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design 
  • University of Windsor 

Past Painting Awards 

  • Sarnia juried exhibition 
  • Kitchener-Waterloo juried exhibition 
  • Thames Art Gallery (Chatham) juried exhibition 
  • Woodstock juried exhibition 

Three Ontario Council of the Arts Grants 

Group Exhibitions/juried shows 

  • Sarnia Lambton Gallery, Sarnia 
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery 
  • Thames Art Gallery, Chatham 
  • Hamilton Art Gallery 
  • Mississauga Art Gallery 
  • St. Thomas Art Gallery 
  • Art Avenue, Toronto 
  • Gallerie d'art Contemporain, Montreal 
  • Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock,ON 

Solo Exhibitions 

  • Pat Taylor Gallery – Hamilton 
  • Thames Art Gallery (2) – Chatham 
  • Leamington Cultural Centre 
  • Down River Arts Council – Taylor, Michigan 
  • Outside the Lines Gallery – Grosse Isle, Michigan 
  • Scollard Street Gallery, Toronto 
  • Artisan's Alley, London 
  • Blyth Festival Gallery, Blyth, ON 
  • Art Space, Chatham 
  • Woodstock art Gallery, Woodstock, ON 
  • Sarnia Lambton Gallery, Sarnia 

Represented by:  Art Avenue, Toronto 
                             Gallerie d'art Contemporain, Montreal                         

Hard-back colour autobiography, called "Up to Now" 

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