Jane Romanishko, ASA, was born in Russia in 1964 and is a graduate of the College of Art Education in Siberia. As well as the 4 years of study involving art history, painting and drawing in European traditions, Jane also holds a Masters Degree in Architecture.
Before finally settling in Canada, Jane lived in Estonia and the United States.
Her professional accomplishments include the founding of The Airdrie School of Art, Casa Buena Art Retreat in Mexico and co-founding Airdrie Regional ARTS Society.
Jane is equally proficient in oil, watercolor and pastel. She has developed a passion for teaching art and excels in her role as artist, facilitator and instructor.
Over the years, Jane has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Nicholas de Grandmaison Award for Excellence in Pastel Portraiture from CIPA National Open Portrait Exhibition
Jane is intrigued by traditional cultures and passionate about portraying people in their natural surroundings. Her travels have allowed her a glimpse into traditional ways of life which she captures magnificently in her portraiture.
She has participated in numerous group shows, as well as solo exhibitions. Her work can be found in many private collections throughout North America, Russia and Australia.

"Breathe in this beauty,
breathe out your own

“Creating the the energy of the painting is more important to me then the detailed record ot the reality. I attempt to portray the true beauty of the subject matter in the fewest strokes possible.”

Alberta Society of Artists
Art of Eight
Calgary Sketch Club
Leighton Foundation

Related Education
1990 University Of Architecture Master Degree, Novosibirsk, Russia
1983 Belovo College of Art Education Bachelor of Art Education, Russia
2001 The Mediaclassroom Multimedia Production Specialist,
Diploma, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Awards & Career Highlights
2012 Founding of Casa Buena Art Retreat, Sun Blas, Nayarit, Mexico
2009, 2015 Gissing Art Achievement Trophy from Calgary Sketch Club
2008 Nicholas de Grandmaison Award for Excellence in Pastel Portraiture Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists
1999, 2000 People’s First Choice Award Airdrie Artist Guild Exhibitions
2002-2003 Web Design Awards for www.iballet.com The Toronto Website Award
2007, 2008 Airdrie Artisans Market Co Founder of the annual event
2008 Charity ARTS Auction Organized the event for ARTS Society
2007 Airdrie Regional ARTS Society Co founder of the Society. AB, Canada
2006 The Gallery of Airdrie Founder. Airdrie, AB, Canada
2003 Donated Mural to Foothills Hospital Foothills Hospital, Calgary, AB
2001 Airdrie School of Art Founder. Airdrie, AB
2001 Archmedia Design Founder. Airdrie, Alberta, Canada

Selected Galleries and Exhibitions
A Hookers Gallery, Great Falls, MT
ALT Gallery, Sedona, AZ
2018 Rosebud Theatre, Group show, Rosebud, AB, Canada
2014-2018 Local Colors, Aticama, Annual Group exhibition, Mexico
2017 Alcove Gallery, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Solo exhibition
2016 "Faces" Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Solo Exhibition
2015 Foster Mac, Group show
2014 Reflections West Art, Hyatt, Juried, Calgary, Canada
2013-14Casa Manana, Los Cocos, Nayaryt, Mexico
2014 Under Alberta Sky, Badland's Art Gallery, Solo exhibition, Drunheller, Canada
2014 Calgary Stampede, WESTERN SHOWCASE Art Callery. Juried. Calgary, AB
2013 Artitic Entities: Scotia Centre, Calgary, AB
2013 MURAL MOSAIC Canada Summer 2013 Games, one of selected 100 artrists to create a panel
2013 Artists Choice, Alberta Society of Artists, Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, Juried. Calgary, AB
2012 Arts on Atlantic, Calghary, AB
2012 Waves Cafe, Solo, Calgary, AB
2011-2013 Calgary Stampede, WESTERN SHOWCASE Art Callery. Juried. Calgary, AB
2012 Art of the American Cowboy, Juried, Solo,National Final Rodeo, Las Vesas, NV
2011-2012, Cultural Intersection, Calgary City Hall, Group, Juried
2011 Calgary Home and Garden Show Solo, Calgary, Alberta
2010 Alberta Society of Artists, NEW MEMBERS SHOW. Juried. Louheed House, Calgary
2010 East Village, Simons Building. Group Show, Calgary
2009 Calgary Stampede, WESTERN SHOWCASE Art Callery. Juried. Calgary, AB
2009 Jubilee Auditorium Juried Group. Calgary, Alberta
2005-2011 Leighton Centre Juried Group. Calgary, Alberta
2007-2012 Elviden Centre Juried Group. Calgary, Alberta
2008 CIPA National Open Portrait Exhibition Juried Group. Calgary, Alberta
2008 Calgary Stampede, WESTERN SHOWCASE Art Auction. Juried. Calgary, AB
2007 Jubilee Auditorium Juried 3 Person. Calgary, Alberta
2007 Benjamin's Coffeehouse Solo, Airdrie, Alberta, Canada
2006-2009 The Gallery Solo, Airdrie, Albetra, Canada
2005, 2007 Aidrie Public Library Solo, Airdrie, Alberta
2004 Fifteenth Street Gallery Salt Lake City, Utah
2004 City of Airdrie Group. Airdrie, Alberta
2003 Platinum Art Gallery Group. Calgary, Alberta
2002-2009 Airdrie Home and Garden Show Solo, Airdrie, Alberta
2002-2003 Immigrant of Distinction Gala Group. Calgary, Alberta
2002 Art Essential Group. Calgary, Alberta
2002 Artisans at Shaw Group, Edmonton, Alberta
2002 Banker's Hall Platinum Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2001-2002 Canada Country Hall of Fame Group. Calgary, Alberta
2001 General Hospital Group. Calgary, Alberta
1999-2004 Airdrie Artist Guild Group. Airdrie, Alberta

Teaching Experience
2017 Federation of Canadian Artists, Portrait in Pastel workshop
2011- present, Bahia Mattanchen Cultural Centre, Mexico
2001 2013, Airdrie School Of Art , Airdrie AB, Founder and Head Instructor
2005 2015 Catholic Board of Education, School Of Hope, Calgary AB, Art Instructor for all grades
2013 2014 Calgary Board of Education, Chinook Learning Services, Wa tercolor course for ConEd.
2001- 2006 Rocky View Adult Education , Airdrie AB, Watercolour, Acrylic, Drawing classes
Calgary School of Art , Various workshos and open studio Classes
Parkdale Nifty Fifty
Hurshill Sunnyside Go Getters
Calgary Sketch Club
Mesa Art Centre, USA
Artist in Residency in Rocky View elementary schools
Bahia Mattanchen Cultural Centre, Mexico
Many workshops and critiques for various Art Clubs in Calgary and area

Media and Publications
2013 Airdrie Echo, Dawn Smith
2012 A Portrait of the Visual Arts in Canada, Frederick Winston
2008 Canadian Brushstroke Magazine Sep-Oct Issue. Canada
2008 Calgary Herald June 7, Eugene Stickland
2007 Airdrie Life Magazine Fall issue
2004 Shaw TV Featured on Art & Culture Segment
2001-2011 Airdrie Echo Multiple articles, Airdrie, Alberta
2001-2011 The City View Multiple articles, Airdrie, Alberta
2003 Shaw TV Featured on Art & Culture Segment
2002 Carstairs Courier April 23, Rosemary Aurten


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