Welcome to the online gallery and website for the River Studio. The collective works of Vallery Mokrytzki. I am an abstract artist in Wasaga Beach, Ontario.



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Grants: 1987, 1983, 1981 Ontario Arts Council Grants

Awards:
2003 Second Award Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood, Ontario
2002 Second Award Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood, Ontario
1996 thru 1984 First Awards Halton Hills Cultural Centre Juried Annual, Halton Hills, Ontario
1987 Award of Merit Ontario Society of Artists, Image 87 John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1984 Award Burlington Fine Arts Association Annual, Burlington Art Centre, Ontario
1981 Award of Distinction Peel Art Gallery Annual, Brampton, Ontario
1977 Patron Fund Award Carnegie Museum of Art Open Juried, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1977, '76, '75 First Award Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts
1976, '75, '74 First Award Westmoreland County Museum, Open Juried, Greensburgh, Pennsylvania
1976, '75, '74 First Award North Hills Art Centre, Open Juried Annual, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1974 First Award Twin Towers Festival, Open Juried, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1973, '72 Honourable Mention Jewish Community Centre, Open Juried Annual, Cleveland, Ohio


Solo Exhibits:
2011 The Artist's Dance, Retrospective, L. E. Shore Gallery, Thornbury, Ont.
2009 Abstract Expressions, The Main Gallery, Burlington Art Centre
2007 "Abstracts" Ad Axiom Gallery, Burlington, Ontario
2006 "An Inner Journey" Blue Mountain Arts Center, Collingwood , Ontario
2003 "An Inside Walk" Collingwood Library Gallery, Collingwood, Ontario
2002 "Wasaga Soul" Leonard E. Shore Gallery, Thornbury, Ontario
1999 " Celebration ", Parallel Project, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie Ontario
1997 Recent Works, Ad Axiom Gallery - Burlington, Ontario
1996 "Enigma" Assemblages Earl's Court Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
1996 The Forge Gallery Terra Cotta, Ontario
1993 The Gallery McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
1988 Gallery Sol Georgetown, Ontario
1987 Installation, Painting, Perry Gallery, Burlington Art Centre, 65 feet x 7 feet Burlington, Ontario
1984 Gallery Brand, Oakville, Ontario
1983 Milton Fine Arts Gallery Milton, Ontario
1983 Halton Hills Cultural Centre Georgetown, Ontario
1983 The Alice Peck Gallery Burlington, Ontario
1983 Gallery Sol Georgetown, Ontario
1982 Retrospective, Burlington Art Centre, Main Gallery, Burlington , Ont.
1979 Saint Vladimir's Institute Toronto, Ontario
1976 Earth's Artifacts Environmental Show Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts
1972 Saint Vladimir's Institute Toronto, Ontario


Invitational Exhibits:
1993 Afterimage, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1992 Afterimage,Concerning the Eclipse of the Spiritual, Earl's Court Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
1991 Faces / No Faces, Moore Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
1991 Afterimage Abstraction, Mississauga Civic Centre
1991 Afterimage Abstraction, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
1988 Salon, A Pluralistic, Reprise, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
1984 Invitational Festival of Dolls and Masks Tokyo, Japan
1974 Three River's, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
-1977 Art Festival
1975 Artist's Gallery Exhibit, Gallery G, Pittsburgh
1972 International Exhibit, Mount Sinai Centre, Cleveland, Ohio
1971 Experiments in Art, and Technology, Lake Erie College, Erie, Pennsylvania
1967 Centennial Art Exhibit Expo '67, Montreal, Quebec


Group Exhibits:
2010 Ontario Society of Artists, Juried, Stratford Ont. Public Gallery
2009 OSA Summer Show The Gallery on Queen
2008 "Designer's Show" Artrax, Mississauga, Ontario
2008 OSA Summer Show The Pentimento Gallery, Toronto
2005 "Passion" continuum O.G., John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2004 "Light", Georgian Bay Arts and Crafts Assn. Collingwood Public Library Gallery
2004 Continuum OG, School of Ideas Gallery, Niagara Falls, Ontario
2003 "On the Move" Continuum OG, Wagner-Rosenbaum Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2003 Georgian Bay Arts and Crafts Association, Collingwood, Ontario
2002 Georgian Bay Arts and Crafts Association, Collingwood, Ontario
2001 Georgian Bay Arts and Crafts Association, Collingwood, Ontario
2002 Continuum, O. G., Rails' End Gallery, Halliburton, Ontario
1998 Continuum, O. G. John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1997 OSA Killarney Show Arts and Letters Club, Toronto, Ontario
1996 Gallery Sol Georgetown, Ontario
1993 Nelson Park Creative Centre Etobicoke, Ontario
1992 Etobicoke Civic Centre Etobicoke, Ontario
1991 Continuum, O. G. Peel Museum Gallery, Brampton, Ontario
1988 The Forge Gallery Terra Cotta, Ontario
1986 Scrimshaw Gallery Oakville , Ontario
1985 Springbank Art Centre Mississauga, Ontario
1984 Women of the Ontario Society of Artists, Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario
1983 The Forge Gallery Terra Cotta, Ontario
1983 Perspectives Gallery Ottawa, Ontario
1982 Fairways Gallery Mississauga, Ontario
1981 The Merton Gallery Toronto, Ontario


Juried Exhibits:
2002 - 2005 Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood, Ontario
2000 Arts and Letters Club, Millennium Show, Toronto, Ontario
1984 Halton Hills Cultural Centre Annual, Georgetown, Ontario
-1997
1993 OSA Group Exhibit, O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario
1984 Viewpoints, The McDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph University,
-1987 Guelph, Ontario
1981 Burlington Art Centre Annual, Burlington, Ontario
-1990
1987 Image '87, Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto, Ontario
1985 Faces , Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto, Ontario
1985 Women on the Go, Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto, Ontario
1981 Peel Gallery of Art, Brampton, Ontario
1980 CKOC Annual, Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
1980 Image, 108th, Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto, Ontario
1975 Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
-1977
1975 Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
-1977
1977 Women's Art Show, Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
1974 Westmoreland County Greensburgh, Pennsylvania
-1976
1975 North Hills Art Centre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1975 National Exhibition, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania 1974 National Exhibition, Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, Ohio
1974 Fine Arts Centre, Erie, Pennsylvania
1974 The Twin Towers Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1974 Mount Lebanon Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1974 Women Artists of Pennsylvania, Carlow College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1972 The May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
1971 Regional exhibit, Massillon Museum of Art, Massillon, Ohio


Participation:
2005 -
2003 Catch the Spirit Art Auction MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
2001 Studio Tour - Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts
2000 Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts-Studio Tour, Wasaga Beach, Ontario
1999 Juror, Toronto Watercolour Society Annual Show, Toronto, Ontario
1997 Invitational 3 Panel Slide Talk, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
1996 Juror, Re-Vision, Halton Hills, Ontario
1994 Studio Tours in Halton Hills
- 1996
1992 Juror, The Markham Group
1991 Juror, Etobicoke City Gallery, Etobicoke, Ontario
1984 Juror, Burlington Art Centre, Fine Arts Exhibit, Burlington, Ontario
1984 - 1996, Art Auctions, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario

1977 Juror, Winter Show, The Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pa. 1974 Experiments in Art and Technology ( E. A. T. ), New York, N. Y.
1975 1967 Women's Liberation Movement, Slide Presentation, New York, N. Y.


Associations:
Ontario Society of Artists
Continuum O.G., Toronto, Ontario
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
Georgian Bay Arts and Crafts Association
Barrie Art Club
Wasaga Beach Art Group


Teaching Experience:
2011 Abstract Workshop, Blue Mountain Art Centre, Collingwood, Ontario
2002 Abstract Workshop, The River Studio, Wasaga Beach, Ontario
1999 Slide Talk, Demo, York Regional Artists, Aurora, Ontario
1998 Two day Workshop- Acrylic Abstract Painting, Toronto Watercolour Society, Toronto, Ontario
1998 Collage Work Shop, Art Guild of Scarborough, Ontario
1997 Slide Talk and Lecture, Scarborough Quilting Guild, Scarborough, Ont.
1997 Collage Work Shop, Art Guild of Scarborough, Ontario
1997 Slide Talk, Revision, Halton Hills, Ontario
1996 3 Day Workshop, Markham Fine Arts, Markham, Ontario
1996 Demo - Collage Art Guild of Scarborough, Ontario
1995 Collage Workshop, Markham Fine Arts, Markham, Ontario
1993 Collage Workshop, Willowdale Fine Arts Group, Willowdale, Ontario
1993 Mono-printing Workshop, Burlington Fine Arts Association, Burlington, Ontario
1992 Collage Workshop, Willowdale Fine Arts Group, Willowdale, Ontario
1992 Demo and Slide Talk, Toronto Watercolour Society
1992 Collage Workshop, Markham Fine Arts, Markham, Ontario
1991 Collage Workshop, Willowdale Fine Arts Group, Willowdale, Ontario
1991 Colour, Composition and Design, Geneva Park, Ontario
1990 Collage Workshop, Rivercrest Gallery, Streetsville, Ontario
1990 Collage Workshop, Geneva Park, C.O.A.A.
1988 Course: Oil Painting, Burlington Art Centre
1988 Course: Painting / Drawing / Sculpture, Burlington Art Centre
1987 Course: Children's Art, Burlington Art Centre
1987 Course: Design in Two Dimensions, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
1986 Slide Lecture as Guest Speaker, Burlington Art Centre
1985 Workshop: Mask Making, Drury High School, Milton, Ontario
1985 Workshop: Mono-printing, Burlington Art Centre
1985 Workshop for Gifted Children, Elementary School, Burlington, Ontario
1985 Workshop: Mono-printing, Halton Board of Education, Burlington, Ontario
1984 Workshop: Abstract Concepts, Elementary School, Scarborough, Ontario
1982 Course: Advanced Painting, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
-1984
1974 Course: Ukrainian Art, Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
-1977


Publications:
1987 Masker - Aid, A Manual for Mask Making, by Rae Anderson, Lorne Press


Catalogs:
1992 Afterimage, Concerning the Eclipse of the Spiritual, Hamilton and Region Arts, Council, Critical Essay by Heather A. Fraser
1987 Vallery Mokrytzki, Elegy to a Gold Fish, Installation Exhibit, Burlington Art Centre
1983 Women of The Ontario Society of Artist Exhibit, Toronto, Ontario
-1984
1981 Vallery Mokrytzki, A Selection of Work 1975 - 1981, Main Gallery, Burlington Art Center 1977 Westinghouse Credit Corporation Art Program, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1977 Carnegie Museum Of Art
1974 Women Artists' First Juried Exhibit, Carlow College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1967 Cleveland Museum of Art, 49th May Show, Cleveland, Ohio


Corporate Collections:
McKetchum Advertising New York, N. Y.
Price Waterhouse Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
U. S. National Bank Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh National Bank Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
David E. Rae - Dresses Limited Toronto, Ontario
Westinghouse Electric Corporation Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Dravo Corporation Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Consolidated Coal Corporation Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Community Savings and Loan Corporation Monroeville, Pennsylvania
People's Federal Bank Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ryan Homes Incorporated Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Murovich and Associates Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Friedman Incorporated Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Canadian Centennial Art Ukrainian's Women's Associations
Environmental Technical Services Hamilton, Ontario
Global T V Network Toronto, Ontario
Mate Ltd. Halton Hills, Ontario
Cycle Time Management Mississauga, Ontario
....... and Private Collections


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Friday June 3rd to Sunday June 5th. 11:00AM - 4:00PM.




Riverstudio Gallery - Vallery Mokrytzki Artist