Margaret Roseman CSPWC, SCA, TWS

About the Artist

“My paintings often celebrate nature and familiar settings that uncover complex reaction. In my quest for duality of abstraction and representation, I work quickly and directly, using decisive marks. I love colour and use it freely.”
 

Margaret Roseman is an internationally known painter, an award-winning artist, a national juror and a highly respected instructor since 1970.  Margaret has instructed at national symposia and painting workshops in many parts of the world — the Caribbean, Europe and North America.

She holds signature membership in:

  • The Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour
  • The Society of Canadian Artists
  • The Toronto Watercolour Society  (Founder and Lifetime Director)

Her work has been featured in:

  • International Artist Magazine
  • North Light Books
  • Best of Worldwide Watermedia

Margaret’s achievements and contributions to the arts have been recognized with:

  • A Canadian Confederation Medal – 125th anniversary
  • The Ontario Volunteer Service Award 

Margaret is profiled in

Canadian Who’s Who 

Her work may be found in corporate, public and private collections worldwide.

Workshop Instructions

  • 2018-1980 Frequent Workshop Instructor for :
  • Toronto Watercolour Society
  • Willowdale Group of Artists – Banbury, Edithvale
  • Humber Valley Art Club
  • Markham Group of Artists
  • Bayview Watercolour Society
  • Don Valley Group of Artists
  • Scarborough Art Guild
  • Richmond Hill Group of Artists
  • Town of Richmond Hill
  • Oshawa Art Association
  • Art associations in: Alliston, Barrie, Bobcaygeon, Buckhorn, Clarkson, Coburgh, Grimsby, Guelph, Lemonville, London, Orillia, Pelham, Port Hope.
  • 2017 Jacksonville Watercolor Society, Florida, USA
  • 2017,1997, 91, 90 Central and East Central Ontario Art Association - Geneva Park, Ontario
  • 2016, 2012, 1995, 1990 Niagara Frontier Art Association - Buffalo, New York
  • 2013-1995 Studio Six - Markham, Ontario
  • 2011 Burchfield Penney Art Centre and American Artist's Watercolor Magazine, WaterMedia Weekend - Buffalo, New York
  • 2011, 2004, 2002 Painting Holiday Workshops in France
  • 2009-1999 HK Holbein North American Art Event - Colchester, Vermont
  • 2009-2005 Learning & Product Expo: Art! - Burbank, Chicago, Pasadena, Washington
  • 2008-2005 Loon Lake Workshops - Haliburton, Ontario
  • 2007, 05 Bear Creek Studio - Sarnia, Ontario
  • 2006, 04, 03 Watermedia Workshops - Nova Scotia
  • 2005 Summer Art School - Bracebridge, Ontario
  • 2005 Kanata Art Club - Kanata, Ontario
  • 2004 Art Methods and Materials Show - Pasadena, California
  • 2004 Sackville Art Association - Sackville, New Brunswick
  • 2004, 2003 Studio Workshop - Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2002 Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour Symposium - Halifax , Nova Scotia
  • 2001, 2000 Canadian Art Event - Toronto, Ontario
  • 2001, 1999-94 Painting Holiday Workshops in Barbados
  • 2000, 1999 Painting Holiday Workshops in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • 1999-92 The Blue Mountain School of Fine Art - Collingwood, Ontario
  • 1999-92 Haliburton School of Fine Art - Haliburton, Ontario
  • 1997 Painting Holiday Workshop in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 1995, 1991 Rochester Art Association - Rochester, New York
  • 1995, 92-86 Chalet School of Art - Hornings Mills, Ontario
  • 1993 Trillium Workshops, Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981-86 Staff Member - Toronto School of Art
  • 1970-86 Staff Member for Central Technical School - Toronto, Ontario

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018-1986 Home Studio Show and Sale –Thornhill, Ontario
  • 2012-1997 Thornhill Visual Artists' Studio Tour
  • 2004-1999 Thornhill Golf and Country Club - Thornhill, Ontario
  • 2003-2001 The McKay Art Centre - Unionville, Ontario
  • 2002-1994 Annual show at The Verandah Art Gallery - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • 2000 The King Gallery - King City, Ontario
  • 1992-89 Margaret Roseman Gallery - Whitby, Ontario
  • 1991 Toronto Ladies' Golf Club - Thornhill, Ontario
  • 1988 Art Ampersand Gallery - Thornhill, Ontario
  • 1988, 1981 Faculty of Dentistry - University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • 1987 Karney Daniels Gallery - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1987 Cullen Country Barns - Markham, Ontario
  • 1983 North York Public Library - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1982 Beach Gallery Cafe - Toronto, Ontario

Selected Juried Exhibitions

  • 2019-1985 Bi-Annual Juried Art Shows - Toronto Watercolour Society
  • 2018 IWS Canada -CSPWC, Symphony in Watercolour, Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 2018 PineRidge Arts Council, Ontario
  • 2018 East Central Ontario Art Association, Ontario
  • 2017, 2005 Society of Canadian Artists
  • 2017, 1997, 95, 92 "Open Water", International Competition, Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour - Toronto, Ontario
  • 2005 Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, 80th Anniversary Exhibition - Toronto, Ontario
  • 2000 "Aim for Arts" International Competition, Federation of Canadian Artists - Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 2000 Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, 75th Anniversary Exhibition - Toronto, Ontario
  • 2000-1999 Art Dialogue Gallery - Buffalo, New York
  • 2000, 1997 Arts Etobicoke Art Festival - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1994, 92, 91 McMichael Gallery - Kleinberg, Ontario
  • 1992-1988 Cabbagetown Cultural Art Festival - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1992, 90, 89 O'Keefe Centre - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1989 Art Aurora Annual Art Show – Aurora, Ontario
  • 1985, 1984 Annual Juried Art Show, Willowdale Group of Artists - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1983 North York Arts Council - Toronto, Ontario

Selected Non-Juried Group Exhibitions

  • 2019, 18,17,16, 15 Sunnybrook Fine Arts, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2018, 2016 Kingsway-Lambton annual Art Show and Sale, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2018, 2016 North York Visual Artists Show and Sale, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2018,17,12,11, 07,06 Heintzman House - Thornhill, Ontario
  • 2017 Journeys to Italy, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2014, 2009, 2006 Lawrence Park Community Church – Toronto, Ontario
  • 2011-2006 Art of the Matter Gallery - Aurora, Ontario
  • 2011-2006 The Gallery at Round Top - Round Top, Texas
  • 2011 The Point Gallery – Innisfil, Ontario
  • 2011 Of Things Past – Toronto, Ontario
  • 2010, 2009 Doors Open Vaughan – Thornhill, Ontario
  • 2009 Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts – Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 2008 Art at the Castle, Casa Loma – Toronto, Ontario
  • 2008-2007 Thera Gallery - Toronto, Ontario
  • 2007-2000 The Art of Hungarian Canadians - Toronto, Ontario and Budapest, Hungary
  • 2005-1999 Hummingbird Centre - Toronto, Ontario
  • 2003, 1998 Praxis Gallery - Toronto, Ontario
  • 2002-1993 The Manse Gallery - Baysville, Ontario
  • 2001-1998 Artful Gallery - Burlington, Ontario
  • 1999-1998 Studio 737 Art Gallery - Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1999-1997 Mafalda Gallery - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1999-1994 Arnak Art Resource Gallery - Buffalo, New York
  • 1998-1994 Group of Ten Artists' Gallery - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1995-1990 Rivercrest Gallery - Streetsville, Ontario
  • 1995-93, 86-78 Annual Beth Tikvah Synagogue Art Show - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1994-1993 Cairns Gallery - Port Carling, Ontario
  • 1993-90, 88 Cullen Country Barns Annual Art Show and Sale - Markham, Ontario
  • 1991-1989 Thornhill Scouts Heintzman House Art Show - Thornhill, Ontario
  • 1990, 1989 York Central Hospital - Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1989 Etobicoke City Hall Invitation Art Show - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1989-1988 Rocky Mountain Gallery - Toronto, Ontario
  • 1988 Bremner Fine Arts - Markham, Ontario
  • 1987 Invited Exhibitor, "Aqueous Open '87" Pittsburgh Watercolor Society - Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Awards

  • 2018 Toronto Watercolour Society - Dorothy Blefgen Award, Best Use of Colour
  • 2018 East Central Ontario Art Association - First Prize
  • 2017 Toronto Watercolour Society - Dorothy Blefgen Award, Best Use of Colour
  • 2016 Toronto Watercolour Society - Award of Merit
  • 2016 Toronto Watercolour Society - Dorothy Blefgen Award, Best Use of Colour
  • 2015 Toronto Watercolour Society - Award of Merit
  • 2015 Toronto Watercolour Society - People's Choice Award
  • 2013 Toronto Watercolour Society - People's Choice Award
  • 2010 Toronto Watercolour Society - Silver Medal Award
  • 2008 Toronto Watercolour Society - Silver Medal Award
  • 2007 Toronto Watercolour Society - Bronze Medal Award
  • 2005 Society of Canadian Artists - Honourable Mention
  • 2000 Arts Etobicoke Art Festival - Honourable Mention
  • 2000 Toronto Watercolour Fall Society - Honourable Mention
  • 1999 Western New York Artists Group, Second Place
  • 1998 Toronto Watercolour Society Fall Show - Best Figure
  • 1997 Toronto Watercolour Society Fall Show- Honourable Mention, Floral
  • 1995 Toronto Watercolour Society Spring Show- Best in Show
  • 1993 Toronto Watercolour Society Spring Show - TWS Award, Landscape
  • 1989 Honourable Mention, Cabbagetown Art Festival – Toronto, Ontario
  • 1987 Toronto Watercolour Society Fall Show - Honourable Mention, Floral
  • 1987 First Prize, Cabbagetown Art Festival- Toronto, Ontario
  • 1987 Toronto Watercolour Society Spring Show - Best Floral