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Renee Forrestall

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Biography


Born in Fredericton, N.B., Renee received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1987, with a major in painting. In 1995, she received a Bachelor of Art in Art Education degree from NSCAD.

Presently, Renee lives in Halifax with her family. She studied at the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Dalhousie University, and teaches at NSCAD University- "Art for Special Populations", "Anatomy for Artists", "Art In The Classroom" and "Art Process" for Teachers. As a painter, she has explored traditional techniques extensively - from egg tempera to a range of glazing techniques in oil painting, and a variety of methods used in medieval icon painting. Selected Exhibitions Solo 2008 Secord Gallery, Halifax, N.S. 2005 Secord Gallery, Halifax, N.S. 2004 Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John, N.B. (with Nick Webb). 2003 Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John, N.B. 2002 Anna Leon Owens Art Gallery, QEII Artist in Residence, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. 2002 Artist in Residence, Memory Disability Clinic, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences, Halifax, NS 2001 Alzheimer’s Clinic, , Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2001 Old Works, R. Forrestall

Awards and Accomplishments

Commissions and Awards 2010 Nova Scotia Nurses Union, 100 Year Commemorative Mural. 2009 Saint Peters Church Dartmouth, Icon Painting. 2008 I.W.K. Community Collaborations Grant Awarded for Team Possible.s 2008 Four C’s Foundation: Grant Awarded – 50 Nations Mural. 2007 Four C's Foundation - mural, J.L.Ilsley High School, Halifax. 2007 Nova Scotia Art Smarts: Grant Awarded. 2007 Spryfield Action for Neighborhood Change – Grant Awarded. 2005 Central Altar Piece Icon. Cathedral Immaculate Conception, St. John NB (collaboration Forrestall

Recent Exhibitions and Shows

Selected Exhibitions Solo 2008 Secord Gallery, Halifax, N.S. 2005 Secord Gallery, Halifax, N.S. 2004 Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John, N.B. (with Nick Webb). 2003 Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John, N.B. 2002 Anna Leon Owens Art Gallery, QEII Artist in Residence, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. 2002 Artist in Residence, Memory Disability Clinic, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2001 Alzheimer’s Clinic, , Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2001 Old Works, R. Forrestall

Other Information

E-mail: reneeforrestall@gmail.com

Category: Paintings

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