Biography

Paul Chizik

Paul Chizik Among 35 hot Vancouver Artists to look out for 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.
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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  1. 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

  • Paul Chizik Grand Canal Original Oil Painting 54x72

    Grand Canal

    Original Oil

    54×72

  • Paul Chizik Dark Waters Rice Lake Original Oil Painting 54X68

    Dark Waters Rice Lake

    Original Oil
    54 X 68

  • Paul Chizik Seymour River 19x26 Soft Pastel Painting

    The Seymour Rive

    Original Pastel

    20×27

  • Paul Chizik-Autumn Day-Original Oil-27x40

    Autumn Day

    Original Oil
    27 X 40

  • Paul Chizik Red Ontario Original Oil Painting 10x12

    Red Ontario

    Original Oil

    10×12

  • Paul Chizik Western Winter Western Light Original Oil 30X31.5

    Western Winter Western Light

    Original Oil
    30 X 31.5

  • Paul Chizik - Dappled Light Original Oil Painting 12x15

    Dappled Light

    Original Oil

    12×15

  • Paul Chizik - Urban Landscape Original Oil Painting12x15

    Urban Landscape

    Original Oil

    12×15

  • Paul Chizik - Dark Forms, Autumn Light Original Oil Painting 16x18

    Dark Forms Autumn Light

    Original Oil

    16×18

  • Paul Chizik Grand Canal Original Soft Pastel Painting 18.5x26.5

    Grand Canal

    Original Pastel (Study)

    18.5×26.5

  • Paul Chizik Half Light Original Oil 11.5X14.5

    Half Light

    Original Oil
    11.5 X 14.5

  • Paul Chizik Western Light Original Oil 9X12

    Western Light

    Original Oil
    9 X 12

  • Paul Chizik Reflected Patterns of Orange Original Oil 8X10

    Reflected Patterns of Orange

    Original Oil
    8 X 10

  • Paul Chizik WInter Trees Original Oil 10X12

    Winter Trees

    Original Oil
    10 X 12

  • Paul+Chizik.+Summer.+Original+Oil.+6X6

    Summer

    Original Oil
    6 X 6

  • Paul Chizik Movement of Yellow On Grey Original Oil 8X10

    Movement of Yellow On Grey

    Original Oil
    8 X 10

  • Paul Chizik-Weighted Smoke Industrial Landscape-Original Oil-50x72

    Weighted Smoke Industrial Landscape

    Original Oil
    50 X 72

  • Paul+Chizik.+Along+The+Joffre+Range.+Original+Oil.+8X10.5

    Along The Joffre Range

    Original Oil
    8 X 10.5

  • Paul Chizik Brown on Green Original Oil 7.5X10.5

    Brown on Green

    Original Oil
    7.5X10.5

  • Paul Chizik Two Ships Original Oil 5X6.5

    Two Ships

    Original Oil
    5 X 6.5

  • Paul+Chizik.+Along+the+Seine.+Original+Oil.+14X18

    Along the Seine

    Original Oil
    14 X 18

  • Paul Chizik Shifting Cloud Over A Northern Landscape Original Oil 9X12

    Shifting Cloud Over A Northern Landscape

    Original Oil
    9 X 12

  • Paul+Chizik.+Aquarius+Run.+Original+Oil.+8X11

    Aquarius Run

    Original Oil
    8 X 11

  • Paul Chizki Open Forest Blue Yellow & Green Original Oil 20x15

    Open Forest Blue Yellow & Green

    Original Oil
    20×15

  • Paul Chizik Dark Silhouettes in Orchard Grove Original Oil 52x79

    Dark Silhouettes in Orchard Grove

    Original Oil
    52 X 79

  • Paul Chizik High Summer Original Oil 8X8

    High Summer

    Original Oil
    8 X 8