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About Yvonne




Dundas Valley School of Art,

Public and Community Art Diploma 

Art Foundation Diploma  2005-2009





Ontario Arts Council, Arts Education Grant, Resight; 2014, 2013, 2012

City of Hamilton, Arts Award; 2013

City of Hamilton, Police Services 'Magnify Sundial'; 2011

City of Hamilton ‘Adessone’ Concrete Chair Design; 2011 

Ontario Arts Council , Emerging Artist Grant; 2011

Goodwill, Full Scholarship;  2009-2010

Womens Art Association; 2009, 2006, Scholarship

Rockton World Fair1st Place for Painting 'Blindspot'; 2005, 2006




Group Exhibitions:


Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts;  2013



Innovation Park; 2013

"The Room" 


Kichener Berlin Towers, Resight Arts, Instructors and Students; 2012

The Room"


Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology; 2011 - 2012

"Mill Wheel" Granite sculpture and "Albion Falls" Painting


California School of Optometry California, Shared Vision; 2010 

"Where is Forever" series photographs on acetate; 2009

"Fading" Acrylic Painting; 2007

"Self Portrait" photography; 2007


Dofasco Gallery, Dundas Valley School of Art;  2010

"Where is Forever" 


Hamilton Public Library, Art Exhibit; 2008 - 2004 

Guelph Art Show; 2005

Charcoal Drawings series


Arts Hamilton Members Show; 2009

"Untitled" Acrylic painting; 2008

"Untitled" Acrylic painting; 2007

"Self Portrait" Pinhole photography; 2006

"Lily" water colour


Foot's Bay Muskoka  2011 

" Muskoka" Acrylic series

Art Gallery of Hamilton CNIB Gala

"BlindSpot" acrylic July 2011


Solo Exhibitions


W. Ross Macdonald School for the Blind, Tangible Works 2009

Arts Hamilton Translation Project- Art for the visually Impaired 2008


Joseph Brant Hospital  Burlington July 2006 "Scapulars" Braille cards with tactile objects



Foundation For Fighting Blindness

Keynote speaker Vision Quest


 Board of Education

W Ross Macdonald School for the Blind “Ways to Work” 2010

Dunsas Public School 



 Dining in the Dark Hamilton 2011 2012 2013 Key note speaker

United Way, Photosensitive, Photo series representing the CNIB - 2006




The Blindeye Collection jewelry 2012 

Proceeds ro development of research and technology for those living with vision loss. 

 Egyptian Belly Dance Performance with Dr.George Dimi Sawa and Kathy Beitz Artwaord Artbar

 “Visions of Hope” Greeting Card Fundraiser

Sight Savers, online fundraiser 2010 to present day


Chair for the Art Auction Committee 2011


Educational Workshops


W Ross Macdonald School for the Blind “Art and Adaptation” 2009

Canadian Council for the Blind “Clay Crafts” 2007

Dundas Valley Montessori School “March Break” 2010

Dundas Valley School of Art “March Break” 2010

AM Cunningham School “Braille Greeting Cards”

Ontario Early Years “Braille Greeting Cards” 2009

Ontario Early Years “Clay Crafts” 2007

East Hamilton Kiwanis Club Child Care “Art with Yvonne”