Art Exhibitions


McMichael Autumn Art Show and Sale  //  October 24-26, 2014  //  Annual Fundraiser featuring Canadian Artists

Matsuri Japanese Festival  //  July 27, 2014  // Fashion Show and Sale at Dundas Square 

Vendor Queens  //  December 21 to 22, 2013  //  Christmas market on Queen Street

Metropolis Factory  //  December 8, 2013  //  Monthly show in the Junction

One of a Kind Show  //  November 27 to December 2, 2012  //  Christmas show at the Direct Energy Centre

Queen West Art Crawl  //  September 15-16, 2012  //  Annual outdoor show at Trinity Bellwoods Park

AWOL Gallery  //  August 6-21, 2011  //  Annual group exhibition for the Square Foot Show

Art Brownie Rainbow  //  July 28 to August 31, 2012  //  Miniature art exhibition at INDEXG Gallery

Propeller Centre for Visual Arts  //  January 12-30, 2011  //  Salon V group show

Whodunit?  //  November 17-21, 2010  //  4 pieces in OCAD’s Mystery Art Sale and auction

Shopgirls Gallery Boutique  //  August 1-31, 2010  //  Solo exhibition at Queen Street store

IX Gallery  //  July 29 to September 11, 2010  //  Summer, a collective of images from 7 photographers

Four Seasons Hotel  //  June, 2010  //  Commission for a series of 3 paintings to display in the spa’s lobby

Design on a Dime  //  May 6-8, 2010  //  Auction in New York City to raise money for Housing Works

Whodunit?  //  November 18-21, 2009  //  Two drawings in OCAD’s Mystery Art Sale and auction

Art Off The Lot  //  November 5-8, 2009  //  The first annual show featuring over 75 artists

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition  //  July 10-12, 2009  //  Annual show at Nathan Phillips Square

Design Hope Toronto  //  February 6, 2009  //  Painting themed Shelter sold in auction to help the homeless

The PINK Show  //  November 14, 2008  //  Fundraiser for breast cancer, in Atlanta, Georgia

401 Richmond  //  September 11 to October 9, 2008  //  5 pieces in hallway on main floor for Art in the Fall

Ben Navaee Gallery  //  July 28 to August 8, 2008  //  Work representing Small is Beautiful by 8 artists

Octopus Project  //  July 19-20 & October 4, 2008  //  Group exhibits themed One Ride Only and Secrets

Contact Photography Festival  //  May 20, 2008  //  Photographic slideshow presented in TTC stations

Engine Gallery Distillery  //  March 19, 2008 to 2009  //  Paintings on display with gallery artists

Cinnamon Girls Cafe  //  October 18 to December 5, 2007  //  17 paintings in cafe on Queen Street 

Red Head Gallery  //  September 26 to October 4, 2007  //  Nuit Blanche group show themed Insomnia

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition  //  July 6-8, 2007  //  Annual show at Nathan Phillips Square 

RedEye Gallery  //  May 30 to June 10, 2007  //  LuminaTO festival and collaboration with RedEye members

GTAA AirSpace Gallery, Terminal 1  //  April 30 to September 30, 2007  //  The Built Environment at Toronto Pearson International Airport during the Contact Photography Festival

Smoke Gallery  //  March 31, 2007  //  Group exhibition for new gallery opening in Niagara Falls 

SNAP! Photo Competition  //  March 4, 2007  //  Silent auction for AIDS Committee of Toronto 

Brampton Rose Theatre  //  September 2006  //  Arts showcase for theatre opening

AWOL Gallery  //  August 2005-2011  //  Annual group exhibition for the Square Foot Show


Work Experience


Lostracco Design  //  1998 to Present  //  Design and illustration

Jump Math  //  2007 to Present  //  Design and illustration for children’s math workbooks

Dinnick & Howells  //  September 2001 to March 2005  //  Graphic Designer

Viva Dolan  //  June 1999 to August 2001  //  Graphic Designer

James Ireland Design  //  August 1998 to April 1999  //  Graphic Designer


Awards & Competitions


St. Clair West Public Art  //  June 26, 2008  //  Shortlisted to create artwork for large panels on TTC shelters 

Wayward Arts Magazine Contest  //  December 2007  //  Artwork by 20 artists printed by Flash Reproductions 

LVBIA Benchmark Contest  //  September 2006  //  Art group winning design for bench in Liberty Village 

Applied Arts Magazine Award  //  2004  //  Butterfield & Robinson poster design

Advertising & Design Club of Canada Award  //  2004  //  The Ace Bakery Cookbook design

Greeting Card Series  //  2003  //  Promotional card designs selected for Unisource Paper Company

Communication Arts Magazine Award  //  2000  //  Swatchbook design for Curious Papers Collection

Robyn Comyn Cumine Illustration Scholarship  //  1998  //  Fourth year OCAD award

Urban Visions Competition  //  1998  //  First place in group competition exhibited at the Design Exchange

Tuition Scholarship  //  1994  //  First year OCAD award


Education


Continuing Education and Workshops:

   RHH B-School  //  Business and Marketing  //  2013

   Estudio Gerardo Ruiz (Mexico)  //  Etching  //  2011

   Instituto Allende (Mexico)  //  Silverwork  //  2011

   Instituto Allende (Mexico)  //  Spanish  //  2011

   Gallery 44  //  Pinhole Camera with Dave Kemp  //  2009

   Gallery 44  //  Cyanotypes with Sally Ayre  //  2009

   Anne Carbert  //  Building an Effective Support System  //  2008

   Gallery 44  //  Writing Grants & Artist Statements with Sara Angelucci  //  2008

   OCAD  //  Figure Drawing  //  2007

   TDSB  //  Japanese  //  2001

   TSA  //  Figure Drawing  //  2000

   OCAD  //  Children’s Book Illustration  // 1999

Ontario College of Art & Design  //  September 1993 to April 1998  //  Graphic Design Diploma

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art  //  1997  //  Exchange program at the University of Dundee, Scotland 

Mayfield Secondary School  //  September 1989 to June 1993  //  5-year visual arts program


Volunteer & Donations


QWAC Fundraiser  //  2012  //  Donated Ascension painting

Heydon Park Secondary School  //  2012  //  Pro bono logo design for an all-girls' school in Toronto

Whodunit?  //  2009 - 2010  //  Donated artwork to OCAD's Mystery Art Sale and Auction

Design on a Dime NYC  //  2010  //  Donated Drifted Money (12x12") painting to Housing Works auction

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition  //  2007 and 2009  //  Donated paintings to Art Square

Art Off The Lot  //  2009  //  Donated New Years Day painting for a raffle

Design Hope Toronto  //  2009  //  Donated Growing Community painting to auction for the homeless in Toronto

Culture Works  //  2009  //  Pro bono poster and button design for Big on Bloor Street Festival

The PINK Show  //  2008  //  Donated Drifted Money (6"x6") painting to fundraiser for breast cancer in Atlanta

SNAP! Photo Competition  //  2007  //  Donated 3 prints to silent auction for AIDS Committee of Toronto

George S. Henry Secondary School  //  2006  //  Graphic design presentation to grade 10 art class 

Event Volunteer  //  2006  //  TAAFI Art Fair

Event Volunteer  //  2006  //  Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

Art Classes in Vang Vieng, Laos  //  2006  //  Instructed two evening sessions to high school students

Art Houses in Kihikihi, New Zealand  //  2005  //  Volunteer at conference and in art classes

Tsunami Relief Project in Phi Phi Island, Thailand  //  2005  //  Volunteer to paint mural on scuba diving shop

Taekwondo Quarterly Newsletter  //  2000 - 2005  //  Designer & member of Champion Taekwondo Centre


Contact


416.788.1975

pam@pamlostracco.com

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