Gina Stepaniuk, Untitled (Fugue) 2014, oil paint on dur-alar and wood panel, 12 x 12
Canadian, b. 1959, playing from Los Angeles, CA, USA
Born Toronto, Canada currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Gina Stepaniuk is an Associate of OCAD University in Toronto, Canada. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Claremont Graduate University, (CGU) in Claremont California where she received the 2009 CGU President’s Art Award for Excellence and the C.E. and Bertha M. Harsh Endowed Fellowship. Ms. Stepaniuk was nominated by the CGU faculty for the 2009 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in Painting and has a painting in the CGU permanent collection. A selection of Ms. Stepaniuk’s most recent exhibitions include, solo; Not Your Mothers Landscape, 2013, Launch Gallery Los Angeles, group; Millennial Abstraction, The Offices of the Marin Community Foundation, 2013, curated by Patricia Watts, Painting (Los Angeles), 2012, Another Year in LA, curated by Cathy Stone, Consumptive, 2011, curated by Shanna Nys Dambrot at Garboushian Gallery and Tel-Art Phone, 2011, curated by Mat Gleason at Beacon Arts. Ms Stepaniuk was awarded Best in Painting and Best in Show at the Beverly Hills Art Show 2013. Ms. Stepaniuk served as board member, vice president and president of the board of directors at the Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825, a non-profit emerging arts organization from 2001 to 2005.