awards and exhibits

awards

  • Best Abstract, Willowdale Group of Artist Spring Show — 2017
  • Second Prize, Markham Group of Artists Fall Juried Show — 2016
  • Third Prize, Markham Group of Artists Spring Juried Show — 2016
  • Jurors' Award of Merit, Vaughan Juried exhibition — 2016
  • 3rd Prize, Markham Group of Artists Fall Juried show — 2015
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists Spring Juried Show — 2014
  • Best Abstract, Willowdale Group of Artists Spring Juried Show — 2014
  • People's Choice Award, Vaughan Juried Exhibition — 2014
  • Award of Merit, Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show — 2013
  • Juror's Choice Gold Award, Toronto Watercolour Society Fall Show — 2012
  • Best Abstract, Willowdale Group of Artists Spring Show — 2011
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists Spring Show — 2011
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists Fall Show — 2010
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists Spring Show — 2010
  • Not So Still Life 2 selected for the Red Umbrella National Art Series Label Program — 2009
  • Best Mixed Media, Willowdale Group of Artists Spring Show — 2009
  • Best Mixed Media, Markham Group of Artists Fall Show — 2008
  • Juror's Choice, Markham group of Artists, Fall Show — 2008
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2008
  • Honourable Mention, Willowdale Spring Show — 2008
  • Award of Merit, Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show — 2008
  • Best In Show, Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2008
  • 'Finding My Way Back' acquired by the Town of Vaughan as part of its permanent collection — 2007
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2007
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2006
  • Best Abstract, Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2005
  • Award of Merit, Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Show — 2005
  • Bronze Award, Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show — 2004
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2003
  • Honourable Mention, Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2002

media/press

Rina's solo exhibition, Urban Heartbeat, was featured in an article in the December 13, 2016 issue of Canadian Jewish News. Read the article.

Rina was interviewed for Creativity Post by Joanne Foster about creativity and children. See the interview.

One of Rina's paintings was featured on the HGTV show 'Leave it to Bryan', Space Wars episode.

Rina's painting entitled Through My Window was chosen for publication in the book titled The Collected Works.

One of Rina's Paintings was selected for the Red Umbrella National Art Series Label Program.


exhibiting since 1999

solo exhibition

  • Urban Heartbeat, Vaughan City Hall — 2016/2017

juried shows

  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2018
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show — 2018
  • Society of Canadian Artists, International Open Juried Exhibition — 2018
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition, ARTmeetsDESIGN — 2017
  • Markham Group of Artists Spring Juried Show — 2017
  • Willowdale Group of Artists Spring Show, Todmorden Mills — 2017
  • Society of Canadian Artists Spring Show, Art Square Gallery — 2017
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Juried Show — 2016
  • Markham Group of Artists, Spring Juried Show — 2016
  • Society of Canadian Artists Open National Online Juried Exhibition — 2016
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition — January 2016
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2015
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition — 2015
  • Markham Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2014
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2014
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show— 2014
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition — 2014
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show, JD Carrier Gallery — 2013
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2013
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Show, JD Carrier Gallery — 2012
  • City of Vaughan, The Language of Abstract Expression Show — 2012
  • Markham Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2012
  • Loggia Gallery — Fall 2011
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2011
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall show — 2011
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition — 2011
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show — 2011
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2011
  • Markham Group of Artists 'Breaking Boundaries' Show — 2011
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2010
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall show — 2010
  • Markham Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2010
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition — 2010
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring Show 2010
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Show — 2010
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2010
  • Markham Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2010
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition — 2010
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring — 2010
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Show — 2009
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring show — 2009
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition — 2009
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show — 2009
  • Markham Group of Artists Fall show — 2008
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show, Thera Gallery — 2008
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring — 2008
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2007
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Show — 2007
  • Vaughan Juried Exhibition — 2007
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show, Thera Gallery — 2007
  • Toronto Watercolour Society — 2006
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2006
  • ‘Legacy of the Circle’ Thornhill Artists Today Show, Fall — 2006
  • Visual Arts Mississauga Show — 2005
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2005
  • Etobicoke Civic Centre — 2005
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Spring Show — 2005
  • Visual Arts Mississauga Show — 2004
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2004
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Show — 2004
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show at Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery — 2004
  • Willowdale Group of Artists — 2004
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2003
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, at Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery — 2003
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Spring Show — 2003
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, at Hollander York Gallery — 2003
  • Visual Arts Mississauga Show — 2002
  • Markham Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2002
  • Toronto Watercolour Society, Fall Show — 2002
  • Etobicoke Civic Centre, Spring — 2002

non-juried shows and group exhibitions

  • Willowdale Group of Artists Fall Show — 2015
  • The Mixed Media Artists Group, at the Peter MacKendrick Gallery — May 2014
  • World of Picture Frames — 2009
  • Willowdale Group of Artists Fall show — 2009
  • Mayor's Business Show, Markham Civic Centre March — 2009
  • World of Picture Frames December — 2008
  • Kumf Gallery October — 2008
  • Willowdale Group of Artists Fall show — 2008
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Fall — 2007
  • Heintzman House Invitational Art Show and Sale, Spring — 2007
  • SCA Show, Joseph D. Carrier Gallery, Spring — 2007
  • World of Picture Frames — 2006
  • Hummingbird Centre, Spring — 2006
  • World of Picture Frames — 2005
  • Hummingbird Centre, Fall — 2005
  • Hummingbird Centre, Winter and Spring Shows — 2005
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Fall — 2004
  • Hummingbird Centre, Fall, Winter and Spring Shows — 2004
  • World of Picture Frames, Spring — 2004
  • Sunnybrook Hospital, Spring — 2004
  • Willowdale Group of Artists, Fall Show — 2003
  • Sunnybrook Hospital, Fall — 2003
  • Hummingbird Centre, Fall — 2003
  • World of Picture Frames, Spring — 2003
  • Hummingbird Centre, Spring — 2003
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