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BARRY ORETSKYBiography: Barry Oretsky, RCA Barry Oretsky, one of North America's foremost photorealist painters, was born in Owen Sound, Ontario in 1946. In March 2004, in recognition of his demonstrated excellence and achievements, Barry was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. He received his early training at Toronto's Central Technical School and furthered his studies at St. Martin's School of Art, London, England. Barry has worked in advertising, as an art teacher, and has been a full-time professional artist since 1986. He is now a permanent resident of Toronto, Ontario, but continues to travel internationally to further his art. Country: CANADA Birthyear: 1946 Galleries: SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2006 Aspects, Photographs, Gallery One, Toronto, Ontario 2005 Gallery One, Toronto, ON 2004 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, BC 2003 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Palm Desert, CA 2003 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, BC 2001 Gallery One, Toronto, ON 2000 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, BC 1999 Gallery Denise Roberge, Palm Desert, CA 1999 Whistler Village Gallery, Whistler, BC 1999 Los Angeles Art Show, Los Angeles, CA 1998 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver BC 1996 Robert Langen Gallery, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON 1995 Drabinsky & Friedland Galleries, Toronto, ON 1993 Rehs Gallery, New York, NY 1992 Drabinsky & Friedland Galleries, Toronto, ON 1989 Gallery Schillay & Rehs, New York, NY 1986 Beth Tzedec Museum, Toronto, ON 1970 Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel 1968 Pollock Gallery, Toronto, ON GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2006 Exactitude III, Plus One Gallery, London, UK 2005 artLondon, London, UK 2005 Gallery Plus One Plus Two, London, UK 2004 Emma Butler Gallery, St. John�s, NB 2004 Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, PQ 2002 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, BC 2000 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, BC 1999 Gallery One, Toronto, ON 1998 Rehs Gallery, New York, NY 1997 Whistler Village Gallery, Whistler, BC 1997 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, BC 1994 Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, ON 1994 Fifth Avenue Art & Antique Show, New York, NY 1993 High Museum Art & Antique Show, Atlanta, GA 1993 Fifth Avenue Art & Antique Show, New York, NY 1993 James M Haney Gallery, Amarillo, TX 1993 Gallerie Michael, Beverly Hills, CA 1992 Miami International '92, Miami, FL 1991 Boston International '91, Boston, MA 1991 Odon Wagner Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ 1980 Nancy Poole Gallery, Toronto, ON 1968 Beth Tikvah Synagogue, Toronto, ON 1967 Canadian Biennial, Winnipeg, MA Awards: RCA - ELECTED MEMBER - Royal Canadian Academy of Arts 2004 Media: acrylic Style: photo-realistic Subjects: other, PHOTOREALISM
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