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  Lorenda Harder BFA BEd

Artist Lorenda Harder in York, Maine
Nubble Lighthouse by Lorenda Harder
Reception at the TAG Gallery for Lorenda Harder

Lorenda is an emerging yet seasoned visual artist and poet

with a passion for beauty and spiritual transformation.

CREATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Occasional to full-time since the 1980s

Freelance and Commission Artist 

Private Collections:

New York, Maine, Arizona, California, Western and Central Canada, Great Britain and Australia

Writer and Poet

Traditionally and self-published

Since 2019: Three self-published limited edition art and poetry books 

Other

Founder, Niagara Arts Academy

Illustrator, Educator, past owner of Surfaces: murals and specialty painting

FORMAL EDUCATION 

Bachelor of Education (Honours); 1984

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CANADA

Bachelor of Fine Arts; 1982

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CANADA

Certificate of Religious Studies;1979

Torchbearers International, North Lancashire, ENGLAND

SOLO EXHIBITS ​

The Third Chair Gallery Café, St. Catharines, ON - Juried

       2022 Niagara Augustness  

 

Harbour Cafe, St. Catharines, ON

2020-22 Growing Hope  

Book Launches for Poetry and Art Integrations

      2021 B'reshith

      2020 The Wounded Christ

      2019 The Mending Branch

          

The B Gallery, St. Catharines, ON -- Juried

2018 My Life in Trees,

2017 Ocean Encounters

2015-16 Expressions

JURIED GROUP ARTS EXHIBITS 

The Hub on Queen, Niagara Falls, ON 

2021 Nature Inspired Community QSAG Featured Artist (Classical Elements) 

2017 Niagara Arts Showcase & Fundraiser

 

The B Gallery, St. Catharines, ON 

2018 The Wonder Poetry and Art; Redemptive Poetry and Art 

Bethany School of Music & Arts, St. Catharines, ON

2013-18 Annual EnKindle Arts Festival. Art exhibit and poetry performance

The TAG Gallery, St. Catharines, ON

2016-17 Fall and Winter Group Exhibit

Fireman's Park, Niagara Falls, ON

2017 Carmel Fine Art & Music Festival

Show & Sale

ART-RELATED CHARITY WORK

 

Faith Arts Founding Director - Cross-disciplinary arts club geared for Christians to discuss integrating their personal beliefs, building aesthetic skills, and encouraging culture care.

 

Fundraising Donations - for International Justice Mission and other local at-risk individuals.

Other - Organizing, Curating, and Jurying for community art shows/community events, Founder of an annual Education Showcase for home-educated youth in Niagara.

OTHER

 

Memberships & Certificates

Memberships: QSAG, FCA, SCA, CARFAC, CIVA 

Professional Secondary Teacher's Certificate 1984; OTC '86-'98

Happy Flashbacks

  • Manitoba Society of Artists Juried Exhibit: Awards & Sale

  • Centennial Concert Hall Art Exhibit: A DUO show with my mother & artist, Elma Eidse-Neufeld

  • Ceramic Workshop with Steve Repa: Artist/Co-founder of Forum Art Institute. Winnipeg, Canada

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