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Marvin Swartz is a landscape painter known for his vivid use of color and textured surfaces.
Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Marvin has lived and worked in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan since 1981.

Education

 

2005-10 1995 Mentorship and Art Critique, Degen Lindner,Saskatoon SK
2000 Drawing, George Glenn, Univ of Sask Ext Div, Emma Lake SK
1997 Artist in Residence, Brewster Travel Canada, Columbia Icefields AB
1996 Artist in Residence, Brewster Travel Canada, Columbia Icefields AB
Figure and Portrait Drawing, Degen Lindner, Univ of Sask Ext Div, Saskatoon SK
Oil Painting Workshop, Degen Lindner, Univ of Sask Ext Div, Emma Lake SK
1995 Oil Painting Workshop, Degen Lindner, Ext Div Univ of Sask, Emma Lake SK
1994 Emma Lake Artist Retreat, Emma Lake SK
1993 Oil Painting Workshop, Degen Lindner, Univ of Sask Ext Div, Emma Lake SK
Oil Painting Workshop, Peter von Tiesenhausen, Univ of Sask Ext Div, Emma Lake SK
1992 Landscape Painting, Anne McElroy, Univ of Sask Ext Div, Saskatoon SK
1981 Watercolor Painting, Lorna Russell, Art Placement, Saskatoon SK
Watercolor Painting, Gerald Smith, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon SK
1981
1977
MSc Agr - Plant Breeding and Cytogenetics, Dept of Crop Sci Univ of Guelph, Guelph ON
BSc Agr Univ of Guelph, Guelph ON

Solo Shows


2015 Hues Art Supplies, Saskatoon SK
2003 City Perk Coffee House,
 Saskatoon SK
2001-02 Saskatoon Credit Union
, selected branch locations
2000 Definitely Not Saskatchewan, 
City Perks Coffee House, Saskatoon SK 


1998 Life-Lines ...The Prelude,
 City Perks Coffee House, Saskatoon SK 


Cuban Holiday, 
Calories Restaurant, Saskatoon SK
1997 Tropical Waters,
 Faculty Club, Univ of Sask, Saskatoon SK
Recent Work,
 Zeigler Hughes Gallery, Edmonton AB
Waterworks, 
City Perk Coffee House, Saskatoon SK 


1996 Facets of the Saskatchewan Landscape, Circle Centre Mall, Saskatoon SK
Facets of the Saskatchewan Landscape, 
Gallery on the Roof SaskPower, Regina SK 


My Water - Your Water, The Gallery - Frances Morrison Public Library, Saskatoon SK

Group Shows

1999-10 St George Open Studio, Saskatoon  
2002 City Centre Family Physicians, Saskatoon  

1997-02

Boys & Girls Club Art Show, Western Development Museum, Saskatoon  
1997-07 GardenScapes Art Show & Sale, 
Saskatoon  
1995 International Master Gardener Conference Art Show, Saskatoon  

Commissions Collections

2000
1999
1997

Postcard, Emma Lake Kenderdine Campus Univ of Sask

Graphic Design, Matrix Financial Corp, Saskatoon SK

Greeting card, AgWest Biotech Inc, Saskatoon SK

National Research Council of Canada,
Saskatoon, SK

Brewster Canada Travel, Banff AB
Bayer CropScience, Saskatoon SK
City Centre Family Physicians, Saskatoon SK
Private collections in Canada, USA, Scotland, France, and South Africa.

Organizations

CARFAC
(Canadian Artists Representation)
Saskatchewan

CARCC
(Canadian Artists Representation/Copyright)

Artists in Canada
(www.artistsincanada.com)