EVA LEWARNE is a painter, photographer and poet. She studied Fine Art at OCAD (Ontario College of Art) and English at U of T (University of Toronto). Her work has been shown at the Salon Grand Palais in Paris, the Chapelle de la Sorbonne, Jadite Gallery In New York, Gallery Moos and Bezpala-Brown Gallery in Canada, among others. She is represented in public and private collections in Canada, the U.S. France, and Germany.
She has been painting avidly for many years. In 1990’s she received a Gold Medal for Painting in France, presented by the Mayor of Paris then, Jacques Chirac and was featured as the Most Up and Coming Artist of the 90’s in Manhattan Arts as she exhibited in New York regularly.
Eva paints mainly women and their relationship to their world and themselves. She was born in Poland and came to Canada after completing high school.
Her theme throughout her long career has always been to portray mystery and mood. As Francis Bacon said, “The purpose of art is to portray mystery.”
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
GOLD MEDAL AWARD- France, presented for paintings, 1992
CBC- interview on “Arts & Entertainment”, 1993
Three paintings in the permanent collection of Commanderie Museum D’Unet
CTV - interview
Many write-ups in France, New York and in Canada.
Winner of Juried Exhibition - New York Contemporary and Spanish
Artists in Barcelona, Spain - 1990
HONOURABLE MENTION - NATIONAL FINE ART PAINTING COMPETITION -
Brasil - Nov. 2002
IDAA 2001 Digital Art Awards
IIAPC Art Contest in Japan
Dictionnaire Drouot Cotation 2004 – Contemporary Artists
1er Grand Prix International de Peinture et Sculpture du
3 au 19 Julliet 2004 Festival d"Avignon
2015-2016 OCAD U “Experiencing Perspectives” exhibition at Mercedes-Benz Financial
2015 – November – Art Capital, Grand Palais, Eureka Global, Paris
2016 - Manhattan Arts International, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
University of Toronto – BA MSW
Digital Media Studios - Digital Graphic Design
AOCAD - diploma, Ontario College of Art and Design
Digital Photography Certificate –George Brown College
www.evalewarne.com - paintings
www.evalew.com - photography
Ways I Work
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