JAY McCARTEN

“Presently I find myself drawn to nature and the emotions created when I am within a forest. It is within the seemingly complete randomness that a long and established system of order pervades. It is bigger than our human experience.”

   

  Ghost Cows 30″x40″ Acrylic on canvas

 

 

 

 

 

Winter Walk 36″x30″ Acrylic on canvas

Jay McCarten is a prize-winning Canadian artist presently living in Whitby, Ontario.

Jay studied in Toronto at the Ontario College of Art.  He has exhibited extensively in both private and public galleries throughout North America.  His work is in public, private and corporate collections throughout the world.  He has worked in various fields of art and design, including interior, exterior, theatre and in-home décor.  Jay also works as a senior colour technician in the construction industry.

Lady Of The Woods 36″x48″

Morning Farm

Morning Farm

won Best in Category and Silver Award

for the entire exhibition at the

Robert McLaughlin Gallery

APRIL 2018

Solo Exhibitions

 2013 Ontario Shores Gallery, Whitby ON

2013 Whitby Public Library, Whitby On

2012 The Lindsay Art Gallery, Lindsay On

2012 Whitby Public Library, Whitby ON

2011 Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden ON

1992 The Dofasco Gallery, Dundas ON

1991 The Spectator Gallery, Hamilton ON

1991 Visual Arts Centre, Newcastle ON

1991 McMaster University, Hamilton ON

1990 Hamilton Place, Hamilton, ON

1989 Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON

1989 Gallery Hittite, Toronto ON

1988 Durham College, Oshawa ON

1976 Studio 575, Toronto ON

 Select Group Exhibitions

 

 

2018 Juried Show, Station Gallery, Whitby, On

2017 Durham Reach,The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON

2017 Durham Artiest 25, REFRAMED, Gallery 67 Oshawa ON

2017 Juried Show, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, On

2016 The Engine Gallery, Port Hope ON

2015 Oshawa Space Invaders, Oshawa ON

2015 The Engine Gallery, Port Hope ON

2014 The Red Head Gallery, Toronto ON

2014 Oshawa Space invaders, Oshawa ON

2013 Oshawa Space Invaders, Oshawa ON

2012 The Winter Garden, Toronto ON

2012The St. Lawrence Center for Performing Arts, Toronto

2012 The Station Gallery, Whitby ON

2011 The Point Gallery, Innisfil ON

2011 Ben Navaee Gallery, Toronto ON

2010 Studio 561, Toronto ON

2009 Gallery 133, Toronto ON

1993 – 2003 biannually Javitts Centre, New York NY

1997 – 2003 biannually Reading Centre, Philadelphia PA

1997 – 1999 biannually Merchandise Mart, Atlanta GA

1993 – 2003 biannually National Trade Centre, Toronto ON

1997 Gallery Lynda Greenberg, Ottawa ON

1995 Durham Artfest, Oshawa ON

1994 Alger Press, Oshawa ON

1993 The Warehouse, Oshawa ON

1993 The Station Gallery, Whitby ON

1992 Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON

1992 Visual Arts Centre, Newcastle ON

1992 The Magic Image, Pickering ON

1992 The M+M Space, Oshawa, ON

1992 The Station Gallery, Whitby On

1991 Inverlynn, Whitby ON

1991 Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton On

1991 The Grace Gallery, Whitby ON

1991 Gallery Rochon, Toronto On

1990 Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON

1990 The Grace Gallery, Whitby ON

1990 Gallery Rochon, Toronto On

1989 Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON

1989 By Design, Greenwood On

1989 Gallery Hittite, Toronto ON

1989 The Latcham Gallery, Stouffville ON

1988 Gallery Hittite, Toronto ON

1988 The Station Gallery, Whitby On

1982 Studio 20, Toronto On

1980 Evelyn Aimis Gallery, Toronto On continued

1978 Margot Samuel Gallery, Oshawa ON

1977 The Station Gallery, Whitby On

Awards

2017 Silver Award, Oshawa Art Association

2017 Best in Category, Oshawa Art Association

2011 Artist in Residence, Agnes Jamieson Gallery

2011 Ontario Arts Council Grant

1991 Ontario Arts Council Grant

1990 Ontario Arts Council Grant

1989 Ontario Arts Council Grant

      Public and Corporate Collections

 The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON

The Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden ON

The Lindsay Art Gallery, Lindsay ON

The University of Guelph, Guelph ON

The Toronto Sun, Toronto On

Manpower, Toronto ON

Jay McCarten

Born in Toronto, ON, 1956.

Attended the Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON 1976.

 

Wood Nymph 30″x24″