Lorraine Thorarinson Betts

 

BFA University of Victoria

BA University of Manitoba  
 
 
Selected Exhibitions: 
 
2016   Recent Abstract Works, Wednesday Group, Bill Porteous Studio Gallery, Victoria, BC
2016   Abstract Four-Paintings, Dales Gallery, Victoria, BC
2015   Wednesday Group Abstract Paintings,  Bill Porteous Studio Gallery, Victoria, BC
2014   VISA Turns 10, VISA, Victoria, BC
2013   Abstract 10, Bill Porteous Studio Gallery, Victoria, BC
2013   Massively Mini Art Show, MAG, Victoria, BC
2013   Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, BC 
2013   Oil and Water, Longhouse Gallery, Tsawwassen, BC          *Award of Merit
2013   Ten Thousand Hours, MAG, Victoria, BC
2013   Small, Coast Collective Gallery, Victoria, BC
2013   Art Brownie Zoo, INDEXG Gallery, Toronto, ON
2013   Massey  Gallery, AGGV, Victoria, BC
2013   Art on Display, Oak Bay Marina, Victoria, BC
2012   Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, BC
2012   Massively Mini Art Show, MAG, Victoria, BC 
2012   Christmas Small Works, Massey Gallery, AGGV, Victoria, BC
2012   Art On Display, Oak Bay Marina, Victoria, BC
2012   AT THE MAG, Metchosin Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
2012   Art Brownie Galaxy, Indexg Gallery, Toronto, Ont,
2012   AB FAB Abstracts Show, Red Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
2012   Mystery Show, Red Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
2012   Art Brownie Project, INDEXG Gallery, Toronto, ON  
2012   Summer Small Works Show, Massey Gallery, AGGV, Victoria, BC
2012   Multiple Impressions, Massey Gallery, AGGV, Victoria, BC
2012   Discovery, Watermark Printmakers, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2012   Red Art Gallery - Art on Display, Oak Bay Marina, Victoria, BC 
2012   Stinking Fish Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2011  Sidney Fine Arts Show​ , Sidney, BC
2011  Heliolatry, Red Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
2011  The 500 Show, Red Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
2011  The Elegance of Black, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2011  The Guiding Thread So Fine, Cedar Hill Center, Victoria, BC
2011  Summer Small Works, Massey Gallery, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC
2011  Christmas Small Works, Massey Gallery, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC
2011  Stinking Fish Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2010  Lorraine Thorarinson Betts, Selections,  solo show, Eclectic Gallery, Victoria, BC
2010  Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, BC
2010  A Passion for Print, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
2010  Mapping, Watermark Printmakers, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2010  Summer Small Works, Massey Gallery, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC
2010  Christmas Small Works, Massey Gallery, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC
2010  Small Treasures III, Coast Collective Gallery, Victoria, BC
2010  Stinking Fish Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2009  Sidney Fine Arts Show, Sidney, BC
2009  Prints for Peace, Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Monterrey NL Mexico
2009  Allsorts, Watermark Printmakers, Coast Collective Gallery, Victoria, BC
2009  Summer Small Works, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
2009  Stinking Fish Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2009  Memory, History and Family, Coast Collective Gallery, Victoria, BC
2009  Labyrinth, Watermark Printmakers, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2009  Summer Small Works, Massey Gallery, Art Gallery Greater Victoria
2009  Christmas Small Works, Massey Gallery, Art Gallery Greater Victoria, BC
2008  Lorraine Thorarinson Betts, solo show, p.s. gallery, Victoria, BC
2008  Small Works, Greater Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
2008  Small Treasures, Coast Collective Gallery, Victoria, BC
2008  Small Works, p.s. gallery, Victoria, BC
2008  Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, BC
2008  Stinking Fish Fall Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2008  Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke, BC
2008  Stinking Fish Summer Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2008  Translations, Watermark Printmakers, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2008  LOOK Victoria 2008, Community Arts Council, Victoria, BC
2007  Stinking Fish Fall Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2007  Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, BC                    *Juror’s Choice Award
2007  Art Incognito, VISA, Victoria, BC
2007  Motivation, Power & Achievement Society, Vancouver, BC
2007  Interleaving, Watermark Printmakers, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2007  Sooke Fine Arts Show,  Sooke, BC
2007  Stinking Fish Summer Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2007  Icelandic Festival Fine Art Show, Gimli, MB       *Best in Show Award
2007  Homage, Mermaid’s Kiss Gallery, Gimli, MB
2007  LOOK Victoria 2007, Community Arts Council, Victoria, BC
2006  Stinking Fish Fall Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2006  Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, BC
2006  Stinking Fish Summer Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2006  Infinite Horizons, Mermaid’s Kiss Gallery, Gimli, MB
2006  Daisy Irwin Art Show,Sooke, BC      
2006  Water, Watermark Printmakers, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2006  LOOK Victoria 2006, Community Arts Council, Victoria, BC
2005  Exhibition of Small Works, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, BC
2005  Stinking Fish Fall Studio Tour, Victoria, BC
2005  Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, BC
2005  Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke, BC
2005  Muddy Boots, Watermark Printmakers, Victoria, BC
2005  Aqua Vitae, Mermaid’s Kiss Gallery, Gimli, MB
2005  Fugue, Gallery Lacosse, Winnipeg, MB
2005  Song Cycle, Watermark Printmakers, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2004  Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke, BC
2004  Icelandic Festival Fine Art Show, Gimli, MB
2003  Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, BC
2003  Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke, BC
2003  Icelandic Festival Fine Art Show, Gimli, MB               *Honourable Mention
2003  Vessels, Watermark Printmakers, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, BC
2002  Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke, BC
2002  Icelandic Festival Fine Art Show, Gimli, MB
2002  Prairie Ocean Art Show, Gimli, MB
2002  Face Value, Graduation Show, University of Victoria, BC
2002  Visual Impetus V, History in Art Symposium, University of Victoria, BC
2001, 2000, 1999  Icelandic Festival Fine Art Show, Gimli, MB             *Purchase Award

 

Painting is the expression of ideas in their permanent form. It is the giving of evidence. It is the story of our lives, our environment. ~ Robert Henri