Christine Montague

Fine arts, Portraiture, Drawing, Illustration

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Work Experience

Christine Montague

Polar Bear Artist

I create, exhibit and sell oil and acrylic paintings about polar bears and climate change. "Dark Water" solo show. 2018. Artworld Fine Art Gallery. Toronto, ON
January 2014 - Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Christine Montague

Portrait Artist

I accept portraiture commissions of children, adults, military, academic, family and pets. Although I paint large scale portraits as easily as small, my recent portraiture work has specialized in "Little Portrait Paintings" , 6" x 6" tradition portraits, head only . An example of my large scale portraiture can be seen of Dr. Oscar Peterson, the late jazz great, in the main hall of Living Arts Centre, Mississauga.
January 2013 - Present Ontario, Canada

The Red Door Gallery

Instructor - Painting

Creating various painting projects for students, guiding students step-by-step through painting project.
February 2017 - April 2017 Canada

Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre

Fine Artist, Portrait Artist, Independant Studio/ Gallery

Owner of Christine Montague Studio & Gallery at the Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre, Glen Williams (Georgetown), Ontario. I created, exhibited and sold my figurative landscapes, and portraiture commissions in my working artist studio and personal gallery space. The Williams Mill is a popular arts destination with over 30 fine artist and artisan studios, a gallery and learning centre.
October 2009 - December 2012 Georgetown, Ontario, Canada

Education

Ontario College Of Art And Design (OCAD University)

3 years of Communication and Design. My primary interest was enhancing my drawing, illustration and portraiture skills. I already had a fine art degree in studio art and art history, and a B.sc with a minor in studio art and art history. As well I had worked in advertising.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Concordia University

Bachelor Fine Arts in Studio Art and Art History

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Concordia University

B.Sc Biology Minor Studio Art & Art History

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Awards

Headwaters Arts

Jurors' Award (1st Prize) Headwaters Arts Annual Juried Show 2018

2018

Toronto West Arts Collaborative

Jurors' Award. TWAC Annual Canada Wide Juried Show

2017

Alton Mill Art Centre

2nd Prize. This Changes Everything (Inspired by Naomi Klein book)

2015

Skills

Drawing, Illustration, Painting,