Born in Toronto, Ontario
Buckingham Fine Art – Uxbridge
Westmount Gallery – Toronto
Studio 737 Art Gallery – Barrie
1986-87 Post-graduate courses in Art History, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
1985 Diploma of Foundations in Visual Communication, Capilano University, North Vancouver, B.C.
1980 Honours Bachelor of Art Degree, Art History Major, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Selected Exhibitions and Publications
2001 – 2018 Uxbridge Studio Tour – Annual September Tour
2002 – 2015 Celebration of the Arts – Juried Exhibition, Uxbridge, Ontario
2011 (May) Trunk Show – a Group of Seven Friends who paint Westmount Gallery, Toronto
East of the City Magazine “Shelly Burke – Music to the Eyes”
by Linda Purvis
2003 – 2015 Annual Varley Fine Art Auction – Unionville, Ontario
2002 Friendship – The Gallery of the Korean Consulate General, Toronto
2001 Nudes – Veni Vedi Gallery, Port Perry, Ontario
2000 Sooke Art Show – Juried Exhibition, Sooke, B.C.
Reflections – Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, B.C. (2 person show)
Viewpoints – Community Arts Council, Victoria, B.C. (solo show)
2019 Willowdale Group of Artists: “Figure Drawing and Painting in Oil and Acrylics” – 2 day workshop for the Willowdale Group of Artists, September 14th and 15th
Elgin West Community Centre, Town of Richmond Hill: 8 Week course starting Jan 17th in Acrylics and running again in May
Pelham Art Association,”Painting in Acrylics & Oils” workshop May 18 and 19
McMichael Gallery, “Masterclass: Figure Drawing” workshop
July 20 and 21
Ajax Creative Arts Club: “1 Day Acrylics Workshop”
Co-ordinator: Julia Hitchcock
Education Share, Richmond Hill: “9 day acrylics workshop for children ages 9 to 12” – Owner, Colin Zeng
2018 McMichael Gallery, “Life Drawing and Portraiture” – 2 evening workshop.
2017 Elgin West Community Centre, Town of Richmond Hill: “Painting in Acrylics” 8 week Spring course.
Varley Art Gallery: “Acrylics – The Basics and Beyond” Spring session.
Willowdale Group of Artists: 3 week evening workshop in oils and acrylics.
2016 Varley Art Gallery, Unionville, 8 week course: “Acrylics: The Basics and Beyond” – 8 week Spring session
Varley Art Gallery: Unionville, 8 week course “Beginner Landscape Acrylic Painting” – Spring session
Willowdale Group of Artists, oils and acrylics – 3 week evening workshop
2015 North York Artists, Edithvale Community Centre: Oil and acrylics sessions
Elgin West Community Centre: “Painting in Acrylics” – 8 week session
Varley Art Gallery: “Acrylics: the Basics and Beyond” – Winter & Spring sessions
Worldwide including the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, USA & Canada