Biography

Paul Chizik

Paul Chizik Among 35 hot Vancouver Artists to look out for... Paul Chizik was born in1957, Vancouver, B.C my paintings are rooted in the classical tradition with a contemporary approach. I work in the custom of painting major scale canvasses in the studio as well as the Plein-air custom of working directly outdoors in a variety of environments where the natural splendor or raw urban power is immediate. Paul Chizik's work ranges from landscapes to portraiture, figurative narratives, and still life. As an artist, mentor and teacher I hope to have the art of painting regain its role as an exciting, current, and vibrant visual medium with a renewed urgency.
Paul Chizik Among 35 hot Vancouver Artists to look out for




Paul Chizik was Born in1957, Vancouver, B.C my paintings are rooted in the classical tradition with a contemporary approach. I work in the custom of painting major scale canvasses in the studio as well as the plein-air custom of working directly outdoors in a variety of environments where the natural splendor or raw urban power is immediate. Paul Chizik work ranges from landscapes, to portraiture, figurative narratives and still life. As artist, mentor and teacher I hope to have the art of painting regain its role as an exciting, current and vibrant visual medium with a renewed urgency.

Education

1995-2017. Independent Studies. Traveled & studied many of the major works in Canada, Australia, the

United States and Europe (England, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria and The Netherlands).

1995-1996. Florence Academy of Art. Florence, Italy. Michael John Angel Studios, Florence, Italy.

Study of Cast Painting, Still Life, Anatomy, Morphology, Master Drawing / Painting techniques &

formulas. Further studies Portraiture & Figurative work under Master Painter Michael John Angel.

Independent studies with master drawings in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy.

1995. Chicago Institute of Art, USA. Studied under Michael John Angel on Techniques of The Old Masters.

1988. Western Washington University, Bellingham, USA. Independent study program in Life Study.

Continuing studies with Professor Thomas Slotterback and Professor Tom Sherwood.

Exhibition Highlights

2018. Plein-air Painting in Canada. Italian Cultural Centre Museum. Vancouver, BC. Canada.

2009-2017. Winter Show. Selection of new work. Belgravia Gallery, London. England.

2011. Group Show. Karen Lynne Gallery. Florida, U.S.A.

2010. Solo Show. The Progression of Paint. Belgravia Gallery, London. England.

2005-2011. Group Show. Summer Show. Belgravia Gallery. London, England.

2007-2009. Group Show. The Weiss Gallery, Calgary, Alberta. Canada. 2003. Group Show, “Speaking for the Land” Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, USA. 2003. Solo Show, “Canadian Autumn” Elliot Louis Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. 2002. Fall Group Show, “Landscapes” Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, USA.

2003. Summer Group Show, Ballard Lederer Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. 2001. Summer Group Show, Ballard Lederer Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. 2000. Summer and Winter Group Show, Dabrinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

Galleries

2005-2017. Resented by the Belgravia Gallery. London, England. 2011-2012. Karen Lynne Gallery Karen Lynne Gallery. Florida, U.S.A 2007-2009. The Weiss Gallery. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

2005-2008. Represented by Kunsthandel van den Elsthout. Den Haag, Netherlands. 2001-2003. Ballard Lederer Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

1997-2003. Dabrinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

1998-1999. Denise Robergé Art Gallery, El Paso, Palm Desert, California, USA. 1996-1998. Simon Patrich Galleries, Vancouver, Canada.

1989-1991. Paint Brush Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. 1979-1981. Barr Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

Art Employment

1995-2018. Teaching Private and Semi-private lessons. 1995-2018. Private consultation for Professional Artist

1997-2018. Langara College, Vancouver, Canada. Subject: Old Master Techniques, Still Life, Portrait,

Figure Drawing

2017. FCA. Vancouver, BC. Canada. Teacher of Federations Foundation Program. 2015. FCA. Federation of Canadian Artist. Juror for Annual Art Competition.

2006-2009. Workshops in Plein-air painting in Tofino. Canada 2010. Hosted Pleiin-air Workshop in Bucine, Italy.

2006-2009. Vancouver Sketch Club. Demonstrations in painting and drawing Portraits

1997-2004. Vancouver Academy of Art. Vancouver, Canada. Instructor in Oil and Watercolour Painting. 2003. Taught and hosted oil painting workshop in Scotland.

1997-2003. Aberthau House, Vancouver, Canada. Subject: Watercolour, Oil Landscape, en plein-air. 1997-2002. Kwantlen University College, Vancouver, Canada. Subject: Old Master Techniques
Paul Chizik

Artwork

  • Contemporary art. Title: A Fall of Yellow on Blue, Oil on Canvas, 53 x 79 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    A Fall of Yellow on Blue

    Oil on Canvas

    53¼ x 79¼ | 135 x 201 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Dark Silhouettes in a Orchard Grove, Oil on Canvas, 52.5 x 79 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Dark Silhouettes in a Orchard Grove

    Oil on Canvas

    52.5 x 79 in | 113.5 x 201 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Slated Silhouettes Red Sky, Oil on Canvas, 43.5 x 60 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Slated Silhouettes Red Sky

    Oil on Canvas

    43.5 x 60 in | 110 x 152.5 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Transitions of Yellow and Orange, Oil on Canvas, 35.5 x 52.5 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Transitions of Yellow and Orange

    Oil on Canvas

    35¼ x 52½ in | 89.5 x 113.5 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Autumn Day, Oil on Canvas-27x40 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Autumn Day

    Oil on Canvas
    27 x 40 in | 69 x 102 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Against Ribbons of Orange and Purple, Oil on Wood Panel, 8.5 x 9 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Against Ribbons of Orange and Purple

    Oil on Wood Panel

    8.5 x 9 in | 21.5 x 23 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Nocturne In Blue, Oil on Canvas, 30 x 42 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Nocturne in Blue

    Oil on Canvas

    30 x 42 in | 76 x 106.5 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Rural Landscape, Oil on Canvas, 11 x 14 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Rural Landscape

    Oil on Canvas

    11 x 14 in | 28 x 35.5 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Symphony in Summer, Oil on Canvas, 12 x 15 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik

    Symphony in Summer

    Oil on Canvas

    12 x 15 in | 30.5 x 38 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Westerly Clouds Iona, Oil on Canvas, 11 x 14 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Wester Clouds, Iona

    Oil on Canvas

    11 x 14 in | 28 x 35.5 cm

  • Contemporary Art. Title: Western Light, Oil on Canvas, 9 x 12 in by Contemporary Canadian Artist Paul Chizik.

    Western Light

    Oil on Canvas
    9 x 12 in | 23 x 30 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Shifting Clouds Over a Northern Landscape, Oil on Canvas, 9 x 12 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Shifting Clouds Over a Northern Landscape

    Oil on Canvas
    9 x 12 in | 23 x 30.5 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Grand Canal, Oil on Canvas, 54x72 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Grand Canal – SOLD

    Oil on Canvas

    54 x 72 in | 137 x 183 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Dark Waters Rice Lake, Oil on Canvas, 54x68 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Dark Waters Rice Lake – SOLD

    Oil on Canvas
    54 x 68 in | 137 x 173 cm

  • Contemporary Art. Title: Red Ontario, Oil on Canvas, 10 x 12 in by Contemporary Canadian Artist Paul Chizik.

    Red Ontario

    Oil on Canvas

    10 x 12 in | 25.5 x 30 cm

  • Contemporary Art. Title: Dappled Light, Oil on Canvas, 12 x 14 in by Contemporary Canadian Artist Paul Chizik.

    Dappled Light

    Oil on Canvas

    12 x 14 in | 30 x 36 cm

  • Contemporary Art. Title: Urban Landscape, Oil on Canvas, 12 x 15 in by Contemporary Canadian Artist Paul Chizik.

    Urban Landscape

    Oil on Canvas

    12 x 15 in | 30 x 38 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Abandoned House, Oil on Wood, 9 x 11 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Abandoned House

    Oil on Wood

    9 x 11 in | 23 x 28 cm

  • Contemporary Art. Title: Dark Forms Autumn Light, Oil on Canvas, 15 x 16 in by Contemporary Canadian Artist Paul Chizik.

    Dark Forms Autumn Light

    Oil on Canvas

    15 x 16 in | 38 x 40 cm

  • Contemporary Art. Title: Half Light, Oil on Canvas, 11.5 x 14.5 in by Contemporary Canadian Artist Paul Chizik.

    Half Light

    Oil on Canvas
    11.5 x 14.5 in | 29 x 37 cm

  • Contemporary Art. Title: Reflected Patterns of Orange, Oil on Canvas, 8 x 10 in by Contemporary Canadian Artist Paul Chizik.

    Reflected Patterns of Orange

    Oil on Canvas
    8 x 10 in | 20 x 25.5 cm

  • Contemporary Art. Title: Winter Trees, Oil on Canvas, 10 x 12 in by Contemporary Canadian Artist Paul Chizik.

    Winter Trees

    Oil on Canvas
    10 x 12 in | 25.5 x 30 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: Western Winter Western Light, Oil on Canvas, 30x31.5 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    Western Winter Western Light

    Oil on Canvas
    30 x 31.5 in | 76 x 80 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: The Seymour Rive, Pastel on Board, 20x27 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    The Seymour River

    Pastel on Board

    20 x 27 in | 51 x 69 cm

  • Contemporary art. Title: October Light, Original Pastel, 15x26 in by Canadian artist Paul Chizik.

    October Light – SOLD

    Pastel on Board

    15 x 26 in | 38 x 66 cm