CURRICULUM VITAE

 
Kate Ramos
35 Margaret St.,
Angus, Ontario, L0M-1B0
(705)481-1558 – (705)424-2958
kramos(at)katesgallery.ca
kramos.com
katesgallery.ca
theedgeartgallery.ca
 
 
 

 

Education


 
 

 George Brown College

Commercial Art

 

1989

 

 


 

Professional Experience

 

 

Owner The Edge Gallery – Commercial Art Gallery

 

Present – 2011

 
Graphic Design Director for MWTnetworks

2007 – 2011
 
The Loft Gallery – Gallery Assistant

2008 – 2011
 


Owner KatesGallery – Art, Framing, Giclee Printing

 


2002 – 2012


 

Awards


 
 
Mill Pond Gallery “Emerging Artist Show” – 3rd. place
for “Froggy” painting.

 
 
2003
Barrie Molson Christmas Show – 1st. place “Best in Show”
for “Regal” painting.

 
 
2004
Village at the Blue Mountain Artist Walk “People’s Choice Award”
(Prize- HP 5meg. Camera prize) for “Pride” painting.

 
 
2004
Barrie Spring Art Tour – 2nd. place “Peoples Choice
Award” for street banner.

 
 
 
2010
Barrie Spring Art Tour – First place “Peoples Choice
Award” for street banner.

 
 
 
2011

 

Languages


 
 

English – native language.

 
French – speak passably and read/write with basic competence.
 
 

 

Galleries


 
 

 
The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W, Barrie, Ontario. (705)-481-1558. www.theedgeartgallery.ca
 
 
Art Appreciation Gallery, 20 Bell Farm Road, Barrie, Ontario. (705)-722-6001.
 
 
The Loft Gallery, 183 Marsh St., Clarksburg, Ontario. (519) 599-5912. www.loftgallery.ca
 
 

 

Memberships and Associations


 
 

 
Artist in Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Art-exchange.com
BaySide Artists, Barrie, Ontario
Barrie Art Club, Barrie, Ontario
EBSQ Self Representing Artists, Greensburg, PA
 
 

 

Collections


 
 
 

 
Public Collection of Barry Peters, Toronto City Hall, Ontario. Private Collection of Jeffrey Macklis, Toronto, Ontario.
Private Collection of Barb & Walt Kutcher, Midhurst,Ontario.
Private Collection of Kathleen Green, Barrie,Ontario.
Private Collection of Robert & Gayle Durante, Barrie,Ontario.
Private Collection of Bob Ferguson, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Private Collection of Bonnie Schmitz, New Lowell, Ontario.
Other private collections in Australia, England, Germany, United States and Canada
 
 

 

Bibliography


 
 

 
VR Television – Interview about painting and Mariposa Festival Show July 2003.
Barrie Examiner Newspaper -August 2003.Interview about me and others at the Kempenfest Festival.
Rogers Cable Television- Barrie Art Club interview – Painting shown during show and credits 2005.
Collingwood Life Newspaper –Pictured at booth in the Village at the Blue Artists Walk 2006. Rogers Cable Television- Cookstown Mall interviewed for the art show 2006.
Rogers Cable Television- Interviewed for the Village at the Blue Mountain Artist Walk 2006. Wildlife Magazine – Website Ad June, July, August 2006.
Barrie Examiner Newspaper- May 2010.Won second place for peoples choice. Banners for the Barrie Studio Tour. Goodlife 2012 – Artist Profile and interview.
Examiner 2014 – Interviewed for book I illustrated. “Findlay No” Author Jessi Fournier.
CTV2 2014 – Interviewed at the CNIB for textured paintings donated for the blind.
 
 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions & Juried Shows

 

 

Barrie Country Club, 635 St. Vincent St. North.
Square Foot Show, The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W, Barrie
The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W, Barrie
Lots of Art – Promenade, Dunlop St. W. Barrie
Lots of Art –Rhythmfest, Memorial Square, Barrie
Barrie Spring Art Tour, The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W. Barrie

 

 

2014

 

 

Barrie Country Club, 635 St. Vincent St. North.
Square Foot Show, The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W, Barrie
The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W, Barrie
Lots of Art – Promenade, Dunlop St. W. Barrie
Lots of Art –Rhythmfest, Memorial Square, Barrie
Barrie Spring Art Tour, The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W. Barrie

 

 

2013

 

 

Barrie Country Club, 635 St. Vincent St. North.
Square Foot Show, The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W, Barrie
The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W, Barrie
Lots of Art –Rhythmfest, Memorial Square, Barrie
Barrie Spring Art Tour, The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St. W. Barrie

 

 

2012

 

 

Barrie Country Club, 635 St. Vincent St. North.
Square Foot Show, Loft Gallery, 183 Marsh street, Clarksburg, Ontario.
Barrie Spring Art Tour, Victoria Village, 72 Ross St., Barrie Ontario.
Square Foot Show, Loft Gallery, 183 Marsh street, Clarksburg, Ontario.
Autumn Art Show, Art Appreciation Gallery, 20 Bell Farm Rd., Barrie, Ontario

 

 

2011

 

 

Barrie Country Club, 635 St. Vincent St. North. 
Arabesque, 43 Maple Ave., Barrie Ontario.
Barrie Spring Art Tour, Victoria Village, 72 Ross St., Barrie Ontario.
Square Foot Show, Loft Gallery, 183 Marsh street, Clarksburg, Ontario.
Multiples, Multiples, Multiples, Loft Gallery, 183 Marsh street, Clarksburg, Ontario.
Earth and Sky Connection, 461 Penetanguishene Rd., Barrie, Ontario. Autumn Art Show, Art Appreciation Gallery, 20 Bell Farm Rd., Barrie, Ontario.
Art Show and Sale, Victoria Village, 72 Ross St., Barrie Ontario.
Fragile Spaces, John B. Aird Gallery,900 Bay Street, Macdonald Block, Toronto, ON.


 

 

2010

 

 

Barrie Art Club Annual Show, 60 Worsley St. Barrie, Ontario. 
BaySide Artists, Painters Hall, 17 clapperton st., Barrie, Ontario.
Square Foot Show, Loft Gallery, 183 Marsh street, Clarksburg, Ontario.
Spring Art Exhibition. Loft Gallery, 183 Marsh street, Clarksburg, Ontario.
Markham Theater, 101 Town Center Boul. Markham, Ontario.
Barrie Studio Tour, B.A.C. 304 Dunlop St. W. Barrie, Ontario.
Ridge West, 953  Ridge Rd. Oro Medonte, Ontario.
Artistic Frameworks, 132 Commerce Park Drive, Barrie

 
 

 

2009

 

 

Barrie Art Club Annual Show, Rotunda, Barrie City Hall. 
3 Shows / Village at the Blue Artists, Collingwood, Ontario.
45th. Annual Mariposa Folk Festival Tudhope Park, Orillia, Ontario.
Huronia Festival-Kempenfest, Barrie, Ontario.
The Winona Peach Festival, Winona, Ontario.

 
 

 

2007

 

 

Barrie Art Club Annual Show, Rotunda, Barrie City Hall. 
Cookstown Manufacturers’ Outlet Mall, Cookstown, Ontario.
3 Shows / Village at the Blue Artists, Collingwood, Ontario.
2006 It’s Your Festival Gage Park, Hamilton, Ontario.
44th. Annual Mariposa Folk Festival Tudhope Park, Orillia, Ontario.
Huronia Festival-Kempenfest, Barrie, Ontario.
The Winona Peach Festival, Winona, Ontario.
Barrie Molson Christmas Show, Barrie Molson Centre, Barrie, Ontario.

 
 

 

2006

 

 

Barrie Art Club Annual Show, Rotunda, Barrie City Hall. 
Gallery 7, Orillia, Ontario.
4 Shows / Village at the Blue Artists, Collingwood, Ontario.
2005 It’s Your Festival Gage Park, Hamilton, Ontario.
44th. Annual Mariposa Folk Festival Tudhope Park, Orillia, Ontario.
Huronia Festival-Kempenfest, Barrie, Ontario.
The Winona Peach Festival, Winona, Ontario.
Barrie Molson Christmas Show, Barrie Molson Centre, Barrie, Ontario.

 
 

 

2005

 

 

2 / Barrie Art Club members show, Barrie, Ontario. 
Barrie Art Club Annual Show, Rotunda, Barrie City Hall.
20 th. Burlington Art & Craft Fair, Burlington, Ontario.
4 Shows / Village at the Blue Artists, Collingwood, Ontario
“People’s Choice Award”
Oakville Waterfront Festival,  Oakville, Ontario.
2004 It’s Your Festival Gage Park, Hamilton, Ontario.
44th. Annual Mariposa Folk Festival Tudhope Park, Orillia, Ontario.
Huronia Festival-Kempenfest, Barrie, Ontario.
The Grimsby Festival of Art, Grimsby, Ontario.
Barrie Art Club Artist Walk-Koslov Center,  Barrie, Ontario.
Barrie Molson Christmas Show, Barrie Molson Centre, Barrie, Ontario. –
1st. place “Best in Show” for “Regal” painting.
Christmas at the Simcoe County Museum, Minesing, Ontario.

 
 

 

2004

 

 

Emerging Artists Show -Millpond Gallery, Alliston, Ontario, Canada. 
(Award Winner)
Heritage Village Day – Arts Richmond, Richmond Hill, Ontario.
4 Shows / Village at the Blue Artists, Collingwood, Ontario.
2003 It’s Your Festival Gage Park, Hamilton, Ontario.
43rd. Annual Mariposa Folk Festival Tudhope Park, Orillia, Ontario.
Huronia Festival-Kempenfest, Barrie, Ontario.
Wye Marsh Arts and Crafts Show, Midland, Ontario.
12th. Annual ‘Art by the Falls”, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Niagara Grape and Wine Festival Montebello Park St.Catharines, Ontario.
Vineland Thanksgiving Art fest Fundraiser/Vineland Public School,Vineland, Ontario.
Sudbury Keepsakes, Sudbury, Ontario.
Barrie Molson Xmas craft show, Barrie Molson Centre,
Barrie, Ontario.
Christmas at the Simcoe County Museum, Minesing, Ontario.
London Xmas Craft Show, Progress Building Western
Fairgrounds, London, Ontario.

 
 

 

2003


 

Professional Service

 

 

The Barrie Spring Art Tour – Maintaining the website. 

 

 

2011- 2015

 

 

 

BaySide Artists – Maintaining the website.

 

 

2009-2014

 

 

 

 Organizing Square Foot Show – The Edge Gallery

 

 

2011- 2014

 

 

 

 Illustrated Children’s book for author Jessi Fournier
“Findlay No”

 

 

2014

 

 

Organized Lots of Art – Promenade & Rhythmfest.

 

 

2012 – 2014


 

Technical Abilities

 

Acrylic Painting
Oil Painting
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illistrator
CorelDraw
Adobe Dreamweaver
Web programming languages – PHP, Html, CSS
WordPress
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Publisher
Digital Photography
Giclee Printing
Picture Framing
Matt Cutting
Woodshop skills

 

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 
Arabesque, Barrie, Ontario.
Divinci’s , Angus, Ontario.

2005
 

Arabesque, Barrie, Ontario.

 

2010


 

Commissions

 

 

Barb & Walt Kutcher – Original painting Private Collection

 

 

2013

 

 

Kathleen Green – Original painting Private Collection

 

 

2012 

 

 

 

Earth and Sky Connection – Pyramid Logo
Stitch Witch Logo
Mike Horvath Business Card Design
BaySide Artists – Brochure Design for the John B. Aird Gallery

 


2011

 

 

Earth and Sky Connection -Newsletter Design
Logo design work for MWTnetworks Client
Faux rock finish on a horse jump
Earth and Sky Connection – 100 foot mural

 


2010

 
Dog on Dock painting

Club C’est La Vie – Logo
 

2009
 
4 – Drum Paintings for Andrew Baker

 

2008

 

References

 
MWTnetworks – 1-877-769-8638 ext 102
 
  The Edge Gallery –  705-481 – 1558