Ning Zhao

趙 寧

Artist - SCA - OPA

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Ning Zhao is a professional artist, specializing in oil painting and ink painting. He is a member of the Society of Canadian Artists, Visual Arts Mississauga, and Oil Painters of America. He is also an Artist-in-Residency for the Asian Literature & Arts Residency Program of the Asian World Center, Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.

Prior to moving to Canada, Ning was in China where he worked and taught at the Art Research Institute, Hubei Art College, and Nanjing Art College. In recent years, Ning has been applying his traditional Chinese aesthetic understanding in his creation of North American landscape and figurative paintings. He has received numerous awards. Moreover, Ning's work is now treasured by art enthusiasts in China, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the United States.

Awards
2009 Fine Art 1st Place — Visual Art Mississauga Member’s Valentine Show & Sale
2008 Honourable Mention — The Art Interview 12th International Online Artist Competition
2007 Award of Excellence 3rd Place — SCA 50th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, Canada
2006 Honourable Mention — SCA, Elected Member's Smallworks Exhibition, Parry Sound Gallery, Canada
2006 Landscape 1st Place — CFS, Bienial Exhibition, Paper Mill Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2005 1st Place Bulova Canada Award — CFS, The 53th Annual Juried Exhibition, Civic Enter Art Gallery, Etobicoke, Canada
2004 Honourable Mention — Delta Meadowvale Art Exhibition, Mississauga, Canada
2003 People's Choice — OAC, The 4th Annual Juried Exhibition, Oakville Municipal Building, Canada
2000–2006 Fine Art 3rd Place, People's Choice (3 times), Honourable Mention (2 times)
— Visual Art Mississauga, the 23rd–29th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery Of Mississauga, Canada
Solo Artist Shows
2012 “OH, CANADA” In the Eyes of Chinese Artist Ning Zhao, The Nichols School Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
2010 “Asian Beauty Trespassing Boarders” Oil Paintings Exhibition, Asian World Center,
Lied Education Center for the Arts Department of Fine and Performing Arts Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA
2010 “White Snow Red Maple” Oil Paintings Exhibition, Hong Kong Visual Arts Cents, Hong Kong
2008 Visual Arts Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
2005 Visual Arts Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
2004 Springbank Visual Arts Centre, Mississauga, Canada
2003 Springbank Visual Arts Centre, Mississauga, Canada
2003 International Buddhist Progress Society of Toronto, Canada
2001 Springbank Visual Arts Centre, Mississauga, Canada
Juried and Group Exhibitions
2016 SCA, 2016 Open National Exhibition – Large Works Show, Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery, Canada
2016 SCA, 2016 Open National Online Exhibition, Canada
2016 National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society Exhibitions, Spring, Online, International, USA
2015 SCA, The 47th National Open Juried Exhibition, Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary, Canada
2012 SCA, Elected Members of Halifax Club Exhibition, Halifax, NS, Canada
2011 Visual Elements – The 53rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
2010 SCA, The 42th National Open Juried Exhibition, Papermill Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2010 CFS, Bienial Exhibition, Paper Mill Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2009 SCA, The 41st National Open Juried Exhibition, Papermill Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2009 18th National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Sage Creek Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, USA
2009 Visual Art Mississauga Member’s Valentine Show & Sale
2008 The Art Interview 12th International Online Artist Competition
2007 Audubon Artists 65th Annual Exhibit, Historic Salmagundi Art Club, New York, USA
2007 SCA, 50th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary Alberta, Canada
2007–2009 29th–31st Annual Burlington Art Auction, Burlington Art Centre
2006 SCA, The 39th National Open Juried Exhibition, Papermill Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2006 SCA, Elected Member's Smallworks Exhibition, Parry Sound Gallery, Canada
2006 CFS, Bienial Exhibition, Paper Mill Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2006 SCA, Spring Elected Members Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Canada
2005 CFS, The 53rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke Civic Enter Art Gallery, Canada
2005 SCA, The 38th National Open Juried Exhibition, Papermill Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2005 PHC, The 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Canada
2004 CFS, The 52nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke Civic Enter Art Gallery, Canada
2004 Delta Meadowvale Art Exhibition, Mississauga, Canada
2004 CFS, Juried Exhibition, The Paper Mill Gallery, Canada
2004 OAC, The 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Oakville Municipal Building, Canada
2004 Delta Hotel Semi–Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Canada
2003 CAFS, The 51st Annual Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke Civic Enter Art Gallery, Canada
2003 OAC, The 4th Annual Juried Exhibition, Oakville Municipal Building, Canada
2002 Arts Etobicoke Juried Art Show, Etobicoke Civic Center Art Gallery, Canada
2002 Art Exhibition Fundraiser, Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, Mississauga, Canada
2001 PHC, The 28th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Canada
2000–2006 VAM, The 23rd–29th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada