Bio: Jennifer Cline
Jennifer Cline worked for years as a graphic artist and returned to her first love watercolours, 25 years ago. She studied with Chinkok Tan at the Ontario College of Art and Design and is self-taught since then, expanding her technique and style.
She painted extensively in The Beach area, Ward’s Island and Cabbagetown. She also traveled to Greece, England, Colombia and the South of France always painting on-site. Her paintings have culminated in nine successful shows at The Beacher Café.
Other Venues Include:
- Toronto Outdoor Art Show, Toronto, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
- Cabbagetown Individual Show, Toronto, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
- Marcel’s Bistro, Toronto, 1991, 1992
- Yorkdale Art Festival, 1991
- Kingsmount Gallery, Toronto 1990
- Terrace Gallery, Toronto 1990
- Fred Boedeker’s Gallery, formerly in The Beach, 1988, and 1989
- Beach Studio Tour, twice yearly 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,2001-2010
- Masterpiece Gallery 1999, 2000-2013
- Limited Edition Reproduction Prints:
- “Eliza Doolittle-The Beach” 1988
- “Balmy Beach Club c.1095″ 1999
- “Twilight on the Boardwalk-The Beach” 1991
- “Coming Home” Commissioned by the Victorian Order of Nurses, 1092
- “Summer Boardwalk-The Beach” 1999
- The Beach-Toronto, Canada 2002
- "Balmy Beach Club-Legend by the Lake" 2005 Centennial poster
- Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour 67th Juried Exhibition
- Open Water 1992; in her first show with the society , won the John Lords’ Books Award for her painting "Field of Light"
- Beach Guild of Fine Art fall show 2004 ''Favourite Painting" awarded by viewers for "Sunlit Lace"
- International Exposure:
- “Tray Toulouse”, a series of 4 posters published by Canadian Posters International, Toronto, in 1999 for international distribution
Jennifer Cline attended the Ontario College of Art and Design in the Advertising Design course on the Eagle Pencil Company Scholarship, one of only two handed out yearly in Canada. She has worked in graphic design and illustration for Cockfield Brown Agency, Eaton’s and The Bay and freelanced successfully for 15 years.