Curriculum Vitae

Jane Appleby Artist – CV

7528 Government Road, Burnaby, BC, V5A 2C6


Pacific Northwest Art School, Mitch Albala Oils, USA (2016)    Brent Lynch Plein Air Workshop – Vancouver Island (2015)
Emily Carr University – Fine Arts Techniques Certificate (2013)
Robert/Sara Genn Workshop at Holly Hock – Plein Air to Abstract (2013)
FCA Plein Air Painting Workshops: Whistler/Saltspring Island (2013/12)
Marcia Burtt, MA, California, USA – Plein Air Acrylics (2010-2011)
Don Farrell SFCA, Vancouver- Abstraction (2008,2004,2002)
Allesandra Bitelli, SFCA, CSPWC – Composition (2004)
Suzanne Northcott, SFCA – Figure Drawing (2002)
David Langavin, SFCA – Acrylics (2001)
Mike Svob, SFCA – Oils, Watercolors (2000)
Bachelor of Science BSC- Biology, Simon Fraser University (2000)

Selected Exhibitions:

Port Moody Arts Centre: Transitions-Pein Air to Abstraction Solo Show (2017)
Centennial Theatre North Vancouver: Landscape Lyrical Abstracts Solo Show (2017)
Federation of Canadian Artists Juried Shows: “Oh Canada”, International “Crossing Boundaries” (2017)”Summer Gallery, Landscape, From Life – Honourable Mention, Post Card, Limitless, Mail In, Small, Concepts, Sketch (2016) “Landscape, Muse, Small”(2015)
Port Moody Arts Centre –Inspiring Creativity Instructors Show (2016),
In the Moment/In the Place – Solo Show (2015)
Omega Gallery Vancouver – Winter/Spring Show (2014)
Place Des Arts, Coquitlam- Art Feats Instructors Show (2014)
Port Moody Arts Centre – Passionate Outdoor Painters Show (2014)
Place Des Arts – “Unwavering” Solo Abstract Show (2013)
Place Des Arts – Passionate Outdoor Painters Show (2013)
Burnaby Art Gallery – Rental / Surrey Art Gallery Rental (2013-17)
Federation of Canadian Artists: Abstract Show – Award of Excellence (2012)
Burnaby Deer Lake Gallery “Crossings and Journeys” Duo (2010)
Semiahmoo Library, White Rock, BC – Solo Show (2009)
Shadbolt Centre: Burnaby Artists Guild Show – Featured Artist (2007)
Place Des Arts, Coquitlam – “Abstracting the Spirit” –  Solo Show (2004)
Federation of Canadian Artists: Fall/Open Juried Shows (2002)
Ranger Station Art Gallery Harrison Hot Springs, “A Variety of Images” (2001) Burnaby Art Gallery: “Burnaby Through the Century” (2000)


Federation of Canadian Artists:
Honourable Mention for “Ocean’s Turmoil”, From Life (2016)
2nd Place Award for “Wave Front”, Landscape Show (2015)
Award of Excellence for “In White”, Abstract Show (2012)
Burnaby Artists Guild
Favourite Artist
Favourite Painting – Silver “Cascades” & “Community” (2006)
Favourite Painting – Silver for “Falls and Trees” (2004)
Favourite Painting – Honourable Mention, “Indulgence” (2003)
Spirit Award Design
Mural with Bryony Hollick chosen for award. (2007)
BCMA Logo Contest
2nd place (2000)


  • “Between Cottages” Story Book by Jane Appleby with paintings and photos by Passionate Outdoor Painters – First Choice Books Publishers (2015)
  • Federation of Canadian Artists: Art Venues Magazine Articles by Jane Appleby: “The Reality of Abstraction”-Feature (Sept/Oct 2016) ,”Passion of Plein Air”- Feature (July/Aug 2016), “In the Mood” (Dec 2015), “Little Gems about Painting Small” (May/June 2015)
  • Canadian Greeting Cards – Snowy Inlet (2013), Winters Peace, Cypress Mt. (2012)
  • BC Artists Book – Volume Three, Juried Publication (2012)
  • Living with Christ – Novalis Publishing Front Cover, detail of Painting: Gifts of the Holy Spirit (Feb. 2012)
  • BC Catholic Photo/Interview -“Celebrating for a Cause” Malin Jordan (March 22/10)
  • United Way Community Spirit Award – Mural Art used for award (2007)
  • News leader Burnaby/NewWest Feature – Wanda Chow (March 30/06)
  • BC Catholic Feature/Interview/Photos – Maureen Mahon (May 8/06)
  • Tri City News  – “Mural Priceless Legacy”- Larry Pruner (Sept.25/05)
  • Vancouver Sun – “No Plain Jane Art Show at Place Des Art” (Feb.16/04)
  • Multi Faith Calendar May Image: “Cascades” (2012), Dec Image: “Wisdom” (2014)
  • Vancouver Sun News– Around Town (Feb 16, 2004)
  • Burnaby Now News -Studio Tour June 14, 2003, Review April 11, 2001

Professional Experience:  

Cunard Cruise Lines, Queen Victoria, Water Colours (2015 – 17)
Port Moody Arts Center, Acrylic and Watercolors (2015)
Place Des Arts, Coquitlam, Acrylic and Watercolours (2012 – 17)

Presentor, Pecka Kucha, Coq. No.8 – Abstract Expressionism (2012)
Gallery Committee Member, Port Moody Arts Center, BC (2015-17)
Founder, Passionate Outdoor Painters Plein Air Group (2013)
Community Art Project Leader “Art of Being Together” Event, L’Arche Vancouver (2012-14)
Installation: Gifts of Holy Spirit Paintings – St. Michael’s Church, Burnaby (2007-)

Mackin Park Building Murals, Coquitlam (2006)
Hastings St Volunteer Mural, Burnaby (2001)
Pearson Hospital Indoor Murals, Vancouver (2002)
Charles Rummel Park Murals, Burnaby (2000)
Federation of Canadian Artists
Artists in Canada
Gallery 88, Vancouver
Surrey Art Gallery SAGA Art Rental


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