ACIPA, PPC, AFCA, FRSA
72 Coach Side Terrace S.W.
Calgary, AB T3H 2T3
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18" x 24"
Portrait Society of America
International Member 2006 - 2018
Royal Society of Arts, London,
England, appointment 1999 - 2016
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
Canadian Pastels" - Book, Portrait - "Honouring the Eagle" was
featured by Pastel Society of Canada, 2000. International Artist
Magazine - 2000, 2001.
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."
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.
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.
12" x 16"
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
McClelland has had work in galleries in Toronto,
Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary, Bragg Creek, Kelowna and
My Artistic purpose is to
promote the Art of Portraiture.
The complexity of
spirit and expression of human nature, as it touches the
Oil on Canvas
16" x 24"
Spring In The Rockies
12" x 16"
12" x 19"
Coach Side Terrace S.W.
Contact: Send Jeanette McClelland-Brookes e-mail
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