72 Coach Side Terrace S.W.
Calgary, AB   T3H 2T3

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Spiritual Dancer
18" x 24"

Portrait Society of America International Member 2006 - 2021
Royal Society of Arts, London, England, appointment 1999 - 2021
Federation of Canadian Artists - Vancouver ,1980-2021 ; Life Member Calgary Chapter

Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists appointment of "ACIPA Signature" status -1999 to this artist, and C.I.P.A. - Director - Alberta Chapter for 8 years.

National CIPA Exhibitions; Mount Royal University - 2010; Red Deer Museum and Archives 2006; Masters Gallery 2004; Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, 2002; Cityscape Gallery, N. Vancouver - 2001; Hycroft Mansion, U of BC, Women's Club, 1999

"Best of Canadian Pastels" - Book, Portrait - "Honouring the Eagle" was featured by Pastel Society of Canada, 2000. International Artist Magazine - 2000, 2001.

Canadian artist Jeanette McClelland Brookes was born in Calgary, Alberta. Jeanette was appointed with Distinction to the Pastel Society of Canada in 1986 and in 1996 as a Premiere Pastellist of Canada."
2000 - National P.S.C. Exhibition, Jenkins Slowler Gallery, White Rock, B.C. - Portrait Demo and Work-shop - at The Gallery, White Rock, B.C. 1998 - The Marius Barbeau Museum - St. Joseph de Beauce, Quebec, juried and appointed -" Honouring The Eagle" Pastel, - with the Dakota - Art Suppliers - U.S.A. Award. She was an honoured demonstrator in the International Show in Toronto at Casa Loma -1987, where she won the D.L. Stevenson Award. During the Edgar Degas exhibition in Ottawa in 1988, the Society held an exhibition in the National Archives Building adjoining the new National Art Gallery. "Bearshield Blackfoot Warrior" was chosen for this prestigious juried exhibition.

2003 - One Artist Exhibition held at the Alliance Francaise Cultural Center


In 1989, Jeanette's work was chosen for the Montreal Cultural Centre Show and the World International Pastel Exhibition hosted by the Societe des Pastellistes de France in the historically renowned Compiegne, France. "Mystere de la griffe" was one of 287 pieces from 27 countries. Jeanette was proud to attend the exhibition, representing Canada and the Pastel Society of Canada. In 1991-93, The Florida Pastel Association chose McClelland's work to represent Canada in their International Exhibition held at Searle Kellogg Galleries, Art League of Manatee County, and in 1993 at the Longboat Key Art Centre, Florida.

Jeanette is a founding member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, Calgary Alberta Chapter (1980), and has been an executive director who received service and painting awards. She has been a member of the National - Vancouver B.C. Chapter for almost 40 years, supporting and exhibiting. In 1991, she was appointed A.F.C.A Status Member and was shown in the Annual A.F.C.A. show and the 70th Anniversary Show in Vancouver B.C. and the Calgary Branch 30th Anniversary show at the Simmons Building.

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Sunny Reflection
12" x 16"

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Meadow Fish Creek Park
18" x 22"

Jeanette McClelland has been working as a professional artist for 30 years. She has spent most of her life devoted to her art, working prolifically in all mediums and subject matter, in painting and teaching - sharing her exploration of artistic knowledge with others. Jeanette's best known for her portraits, especially those Honouring North American First Nations People.

Jeanette has been a participant in juried group shows for 40 years, in some years in as many as 15 exhibitions and in at least one auction. Many private and corporate collectors in Canada, the United States and England have purchased her art through these exhibitions, shows, sales and auctions. (Rick Hansen "Man in Motion," auctions, Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Western Art auctions.)

McClelland has had work in galleries in Toronto, Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary, Bragg Creek, Kelowna and Vancouver.

"Artist Statement" 
My Artistic purpose is to promote the Art of Portraiture.
The complexity of spirit and expression of human nature, as it touches the soul.    


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Mountain Majesty
Oil on Canvas
16" x 24"



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Spring In The Rockies
12" x 16"


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Resting Place
12" x 19"


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Calgary, Alberta   T3H 2T3


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