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April Cotton Dyck

Born 1962, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Lives and works in Courtenay, BC

 

Education

 

2002    Foundation Year - Victoria School of Art

Studio - Life Drawing self taught from 13 years old - ongoing

Self taught painter since Kindergarten

 

Exhibitions

 

2023    Comox Art Council - Studio Tour

2022    Spring Studio Tour - Fundraiser for Ukraine - Artsphere Society

2021    Featured Artist at Making Contact International Conference 

2019    White Show - Artsphere Society member show at Art Council Fundraiser

2018    Studio Tour - Artsphere Society

2018     Member’s Show - Artsphere Society - Bayside Cafe

2018    Sooner or Later Contemporary Self Portraiture Show - L’Arche 

2017    Original Paintings on Display at Comox Library

2017    Brushworks Member Show 

2016    Inspired Canadian West Coast - Pearl Ellis Gallery April Dyck 

2016    Comox Valley Airport - Pea Flower Painting

2015    Habitat ReBrand Project - 4 original paintings

2015    Spring Studio Tour - Comox Valley Art Council

2015    Brushworks Member Show - Pearl Ellis Gallery

2014    The White Show - Fundraiser for Hospice Society

2014    Comox Valley Airport - Soldier in Prayer Painting

2014    Brushworks Member Show - Pearl Ellis Gallery

2014    “Naked Truth” Cumberland Lifer’s Drawing Group members show Pearl Ellis Gallery

2014    Solo Show - Heaven and Earth - Pearl Ellis Gallery

2013    Exhibition of Figurative Art - Pearl Ellis Gallery

2013    Figurative Art Show - Tarbell’s Coffee Shop

2012    Member Shows at Pearl Ellis Gallery, painting shown in various businesses in the Comox Valley

2011    CV Art Gallery Juried Members Show

2010    CV Art Council - Popped Art Show - Muir Gallery

2009    Figurative Art Show - Members Show at Tarbell’s Cumberland, BC

2008    Fundraiser - CVM Lions Low Income Housing

2007 

Video Presentations

2023    “Into the Mind of Artist April Cotton Dyck” Interview on Conscious Awakening (CAN)             one hour presentation of the artist’s Dimensional Painting Series ( on YT, Roku, Amazon)

2021    “Windows into another Dimension” Painting and Photography presentation for W.I.S.H. 

    Alliance, Cosmic Conversations

 

Teaching

2023    Ladies Painting Night at the Friendship Centre July and September 

2023    Drawing Classes for the Experiencers of UFOs, Angels, and the Supernatural

2023    Lightnet Curiosity Lab - On Line Drawing Classes

2022    Drawing Classes for the Experiencers of UFOs, Angels and the Supernatural

2019    Painting Classes L’Arche Courtenay

2018    Painting Classes L’Arche Courtenay

 

Awards

2018 - Sooner or Later Show:  Self Portrait Winner/Recognition - L’Arche Courtenay

2015 - Design Winner  - Highway Welcome Sign to Comox Valley Design 

 

Books

2022    2nd Edition - Pets Among Angels, the Complete Guide on Pet Loss.  2nd edition includes 

    illustrated children’s story about a Turtle family who lost their pet fish “Bubbles”

2022    Making Contact,  A Photo Journal  of April Cotton Dyck collection of orb photos

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