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Darlene Young



Painting in the Empress Garden

Painting is something I have had to do since as far back as I can remember. It is simply a part of me. I choose subjects that capture the beauty of everyday things. 


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Federation of Canadian Artists: Active member 2010-present

Victoria Sketch Club 2010-2018

Alfrescoes-Plenaire Painters of Victoria 2009-2018

2016 Artist in Residence, Harbourside Hotel, Victoria BC

2013-2014 Artist in Residence Point Ellice Historical House, Victoria BC

2012 Artist in Residence Fairmont Empress Hotel

2012 LOOK Show, Presidents Choice "Charlottetown" 24x36"

2011-2018 Plenaire Sundays on the Lawn Fairmont Empress

2013 Moss Street Paint Out

2010 Artist in Residence VanGogh Exhibition Opening Week IMAX/Royal BC Museum

2010 LOOK Show, Honorable Mention "Serious Coffee" 36x36

2010 Sydney 3rd Annual Juried Plenair Paintout, Honorable mention "Jill" 8x10 (Robert Genn Jurior)

2009 Columbia Wetlands Juried Exhibition, Hoodoo Gathering 36x48 selected for show catalogue

2009 Exhibition Emporium Art Gallery and Shop, Montreal QC

2008 Plenaire Painter and Exhibition, Bothwell PEI

2007 VisArts Annual Juried Exhibition "Sleeping Garden" 16x20, Judges Favorite and 2nd place, 1st place for "Kootenay Roasting Company"16x20


2009 Victoria College of Art and Design, Master Class Certificate in Art History and Methods

1990 B.A. Concordia University, Montreal, QC