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ANCA LAXERBiography: Anca Laxer 12B Vitkin St. Haifa Tel:04-8255505 E-mail: PERSONAL DATA Born in Bucharest, Romania Bachelor degree in Architecture, Bucharest, Romania Resided in Canada, 1974-1986, Canadian Citizen Since 1986, residing in Israel Few professional achievements 1975 * first group art exhibition in Canada (Hawksbury, Ontario) 1976 –1977 * solo exhibition at “Red House Gallery” (Hudson,Quebec) *one artist show sponsored by Rothesay Area Heritage Trust,(Rothesay, New Brunswick) * Annual exhibition at “Sunbury Shore Art Center “( St. Andrew, New Brunswick) * One artist show at “Barbara Bustin Gallery”(St.John, New Brunswick) 1978 *42nd Maritime Annual Jurried Exhibition,Dalhausie University ( Halifax,Nova Scotia) *one artist show at “Lytesome Gallery”, (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) 1980 * two artists show at “Great George Street Gallery” with Gail Rutherford (Charllottetown, Prince Edward Island) *Cultural Exchange- with Visby, Sweden- group exhibition sponsored and organized by G.G.S.G.(Charlottetown, P.E.I.) 1982 *Island Visual Artists 82- Holland College School of Visual Arts(Charlottetown,P.E.I.) *Hired by CBC as artist in Courthouse * design and execution – a mural painting 50/5m for a fitness center * teaching art for children and adults *conducting special Workshops for art teachers in public schools (Charlottetown,P.E.I.) 1983 * Art works purchased by Canada Council Art Bank( Ottawa, Ontario) * Design and organized ”ART-DANCE 83” a summer program for children with the dancer and dance teacher Julea Currie * Commissioned by Secretary of State, in Ottawa to create a serie of paintings inspired by personal experience as an immigrant woman 1984 * teaching art for children through Brockville Board of Education(Brockville, Ontario) * commissioned for art work for different local, private companies, in Brockville 1986 *Alliah (immigration) to Israel * participated in Annual Spring Art Fair in Ein Hod * participated in New Immigrants Art Exhibition held in Haifa Theater's Lobby Presently, living in Haifa, working in Mane-Katz Museum, and as a visual artist, writing poetry,( member of “VOICES”-Israel Group of Poets in English.)and very interested and actively involved in digital art and web design. This particular piece is part of a series called: "please,do not touch". its source of inspiration being my actual working place,a small museum... to see complete biography, click on artist's name Country: Israel Birthyear: 1946 Media: watercolor, drawings,digital art Style: fantasy Subjects: people, portraits and characters, distorted objects,compositions with people placed in unusual settings
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