JEAN SOONG TWS,

Jean was born in China. She began her interests in drawing and painting in her childhood. After moving to Hong Kong, she studied fine art, took private lessons from a teacher Chow Kun-li, who was influenced by John Singer Sargent. Jean worked as a watercolor artist for over 15 years in a publishing company. She has done illustrations for childrenís books and flashcards for teaching materials. After she moved to Canada, she continued her study in fine art and graduated from OCAD [Ontario College of Art and Design]. Presently, she is a Signature Member of Toronto Watercolour Society, a member of Bayview Watercolour Society, and the Markham Group of Artists.

Jeanís interests are drawing, watercolor, and oil painting. She is especially in figure and portrait paintings.

Jean has participated in some Juried Exhibitions and some of her paintings have been purchased.

Group Exhibitions

JURIED EXHIBIONS:

2011
  • TWS Aquavision Fall Juried Show, Toronto, 2011
  • Juror's Choice - Bronze : Removing Veil of Hair to see Light/TWS Fall Juried Show, Toronto, 2011
  • MGA McKay Art Centre Spring Juried Show, Markham, ON
  • TWS Aquavision Spring Juried Show, Toronto, ON
  • BWS Luminosity Spring Juried Show, Markham, ON
2010
  • MGA McKay Gallery Fall Juried Show, Markham, ON
  • BWS Luminosity Juried Art Show, Markham, ON
  • TWS Spring 'Aquavision Toronto' Jury Show
2009
  • TWS 25th Fall Jury Show, Toronto, Ontario
  • TWS 25th Spring Jury Show, Toronto, Ontario
  • BWS Luminosity Spring Juried Art Show, Markham, ON
  • MGA, The McKay Gallery Spring Juried Show, Markham, ON
2008
  • BWS Endless Expressions Spring Juried Show, Toronto, ON
  • Latcham Gallery's Annual Juried Exhibition, Stouville, Ontario
  • TWS 24rd Juried Spring Exhibition, Toronto, ON
2007
  • TWS 23rd Annual Juried Show, Toronto, ON
  • TWS, Aquavision Juried Show, Toronto, ON
  • BWS Spring Mini Kaleidoscope Juried Art Show, Toronto, ON
  • MGA McKay Art Centre Juried Show, Markham, ON
  • BWS "Summer Heat" Juried Show, Toronto, ON
2006
  • TWS 22nd Annual Juried Show, Toronto, ON
2005
  • BWS Fall Mosaic Exhibition, Toronto, ON

Awards

Jurorís Choice, Life Through a Lens
MGA, McKay Art Centre Spring Juried Show, Markham, ON, 2011

Honourable Mention, Artists in the Park
BWS, Spring Juried Show, Markham, ON, 2011

Honourable Mention, Three Siblings
MGA, McKay Gallery Fall Juried Show, Markham, ON, 2010

Best Watercolour, The Light
BWS Luminosity Juried Art Show, Markham, ON 2010

Best Watercolour, A Model
Bayview Watercolour Society, Fall Mosaic Juried Show, Toronto, On 2008

Honourable Mention, Mother & Son
Bayview Watercolour Society, Fall Mosaic Juried Show, Toronto, On 2008

Honourable Mention, Back Show
Bayview Watercolour Society, Endless Expression Juried Show, Toronto On 2008

Honourable Mention, Deciding
Bayview Watercolour Society, Mini Juried 2007

Third Prize, An Artist with A Red Hat
Bayview Watercolour Society, Fall Mosaic Juried 2005



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