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About Peggy Burkosky

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Peggy Burkosky is a traditional watercolor, illustrator and charcoal/conte portrait artist. Her
work is exhibited throughout Canada, USA, England, Italy, and Japan. She received training in
commercial design and illustration in the corporate sign industry in Vancouver Canada, and
designed for corporations for over a twelve year period from 1973 to 1985. She has had
extensive training in watercolor painting and portraiture including workshops at the Federation
of Canadian Artists workshops, Metchosin School of the Arts and Fabriano in Watercolor
International Symposium workshops in Fabriano Italy (2015). She is a painting and drawing
instructor internationally, residing in Canada where she predominantly teaches at The Old
School House Arts Centre in British Columbia, painting groups on Vancouver Island British
Columbia Canada as well as Kobe, Kyoto and Kanagawa Japan. She has received awards from
1984 to 2017 including the following highlights:
2017: Solo Exhibition Gallery ExaART – Kyoto JAPAN
● 2016: Travel the World Exhibit – Gallery ExaART Kyoto JAPAN
● 2015: Fabriano in Watercolor International Exhibit, Fabriano ITALY
● 2014: Tokyo National Art Museum JAPAN – People’s Choice Award and New Face Award
● Ikki-kai Exhibition; Hokkaido JAPAN – Gold Award Ikki- Kai Division
● 2013: Solo Exhibit – The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach CANADA
● 2010: TOSH Masters – The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach CANADA
● 2005 – 2010: Solo Exhibits – The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach CANADA
● 1992 – 2005:
● Vancouver Island CANADA Brant Festival Art Exhibitions 1st Place, Honorable Mentions and
People’s Choice Awards
● Work selected for Joint Exhibition of Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolor
● (ENGLAND) and Federation of Canadian Artists at Frye Art Museum, Seattle USA and CANADA
● House Gallery in London ENGLAND
● Work selected and presented to Lieutenant Governor David Lam at the Qualicum
● Beach CANADA 50th Anniversary Commemoration
● Federation of Canadian Artists “People’s Choice” Awards CANADA
● District/Regional Juried Shows and Awards – North Vancouver, Tsawwassen,
● Parksville/Qualicum British Columbia CANADA
Member:
- AFCA Signature Member Federation of Canadian Artists
- International Watercolor Society
Peggy Burkosky is a traditional watercolor, illustrator and charcoal/conte portrait artist and instructor.
Her work has been exhibited throughout Canada, USA, England, Italy, and Japan. She received training in
commercial design and illustration in the corporate sign industry in Vancouver Canada, and designed for
corporations for over a twelve year period from 1973 to 1985. She has had extensive training in
watercolor painting and portraiture including workshops at the Federation of Canadian Artists
workshops, the Metchosin School of the Arts and Fabriano in Aquarello International symposium
workshops in Fabriano Italy (2015). She is a painting and drawing instructor in Canada at The Old School
House Arts Centre in British Columbia, Provincial Government Parks & Recreation programs on
Vancouver Island British Columbia Canada as well as Kobe, Kyoto and Zushi Japan.

 

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