MEGHAN SHARIR
Paintings in oil and watercolour

Curriculum Vitae

Education:

  • Two years of Bachelor of Fine Arts at University of British Columbia, theory and studio practice (BA completed in International Relations).
  • Emily Car University, Drawing 200.
  • Continuing Education courses through various municipal programmes. Sessional classes in drawing, watercolour, acrylic, Chinese Watercolour and Oil.  Studied with Jaquie Manning, Leslie Redhead, Homa Eftekhar, Betty Woo, Zoe Evamy, Marney Rose-Edge, Dene Croft, Alfonso Tejada and Roger Watt, amongst others. 
  • Workshops with Frank Townsley, Lalita Hamill, Lisa Visagie, Melinda Wilde, Drew Young, Brent Lynch, Gaye Adams, Maria Josenhans, Domink Modlinski, Jay Senetchko.
  • Week-long workshop in portraiture with Cesar Santos. 

Affiliations:

  • Active Member of the Federation of Canadian Artist since 2014
  • Member of the North Shore Artists' Guild since 2012
  • Member of the North Vancouver Community Arts Council since 2015
  • Member of the Unitarian Artarians since 2012

 

Selected Exhibitions:

2016

  • Ten Squared, Federation Gallery, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver.
  • Anonymous Show, CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver.
  • Annual Fine Art Sale, Pipe Shop, North Vancouver. NSAG Group show and sale.
  • Can Con, Federation Gallery, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver.
  • All Things BC, Brushstrokes Gallery, North Vancouver. NSAG Group show.
  • From Life, Federation Gallery, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver.
  • Works on Paper, Federation Gallery, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver.
  • Love in Many Languages, Ferry Building Gallery, District of West Vancouver. Juried entry.

2015

  • Solo Exhibition, Cornerstone Bistro, North Vancouver.
  • Animal Farm at CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver. Juried entry.
  • Sketch, Federation Gallery, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver.
  • PipeShop group show, North Vancouver. North Shore Artists’ Guild (NSAG). 
  • Spring Art Sale, West Vancouver Community Centre. NSAG group show and sale. 
  • Solo Exhibition, Corner Cup Coffee Shop, Vancouver. 
  • North Shore Art Crawl. Group show with NSAG. Highlands United Church, North Vancouver.

2014

  • December in the Gallery, Hycroft Gallery, University Women’s Club, Vancouver. Joint show with one other artist.
  • Harmony Arts Festival, West Vancouver. Group exhibition. Juried entry.
  • Brushstrokes Juried Show, Lonsdale Quay Market, North Vancouver. NSAG group show.
  • Spring Art Sale, West Vancouver Community Centre. NSAG group show and sale. 
  • North Shore Art Crawl. Group show with NSAG. Highlands United Church, North Vancouver.

2013

  • Annual Fine Art Sale, West Vancouver Community Centre. NSAG Group show and sale.
  • Spring Jury, Harmony Arts. Ferry Building, West Vancouver. Juried entry.
  • Spring Show, West Vancouver Community Centre. NSAG group show and sale. 

2012

  • Annual Fine Art Sale, West Vancouver Community Centre. NSAG Group show and sale.

Distinctions

  • Honourable Mention for the 2015 Sketch exhibition, Federation of Canadian Artists, July 2015.
  • Second prize ribbon for Figurative work, semi-professional category. NSAG juried show (by FCA). Brushstrokes Gallery, Lonsdale Quay, April 2014.