Curriculum Vitae



Lawrie Dignan


DOB :               May 14, 1952

Place of Birth : Victoria, B.C.

Citizenship :       Canadian




1991 / 93    Stained Glass Apprentice, Reflections Art Gallery      Vernon B.C.


1969 / 70    Art Specialty Program, Victoria Senior Secondary     Victoria B.C.





2001           Solo Show     B.C. Festival of the Arts,                Fort St. John B.C.


2000          Award of Excellence,   Campbell River Art Gallery  


Selected Exhibitions


2021           Sooke Fine Art Show, Juried Exhibition                     Sooke BC 


2020           Group Show Ptarmigan Art Gallery,                   Pender Island BC


2016           Southshore Gallery, Sooke BC


2011           Victoria International Airport  Juried Exhibition  Victoria, B.C.

                   Sooke Fine Art Show              Juried Exhibition       Sooke, B.C.

                   Sidney Fine Art Show              Juried Exhibition     Sidney, B.C.


2010            Sooke Fine Art Show              Juried Exhibition       Sooke, B.C.

                    Sidney Fine Art Show              Juried Exhibition     Sidney, B.C.


2009            Sidney Fine Art Show             Juried Exhibition        Sidney, B.C.

                    Leighdon Studio Gallery   Group Exhibition        Vancouver, B.C.                           



2009    Group Show “ Beyond Borders” – Agora Fine Art Gallery, Chelsea, New York 



2009                     Moss Street Paint In     Juried Exhibition        Victoria, B.C.

       Saanich Peninsula Art Council Fine Art Show  Guest Artist    Sidney, B.C.

                           Group Show, Langham Court Theatre                 Victoria, B.C.




2007              Talisman Books          Solo Exhibition           Pender Island, B.C.


2006              Sidney Fine Art Show           Juried Exhibition        Sidney, B.C.


2005              Solo Show, the Loft Gallery                                     Mill Bay,B.C.


                      Sidney Fine Art Show         Juried Exhibition          Sidney, B.C.


                      Gorge on Art  2005              Juried Exhibition          Victoria, B.C.



2004             Sidney Fine Art Show       Juried Exhibition            Sidney, B.C.

                     Gorge on Art  2004            Juried Exhibition         Victoria, B.C.


2003              Sidney Fine Art Show       Juried Exhibition          Sidney, B.C.


2002              Sooke Fine Art Show        Juried Exhibition            Sooke B.C.




2001               artWorks Solo Show, “ Penstaking “

                       B.C. Festival of the Arts Juried Exhibition      Fort St. John B.C.

                      Arts Around 2001       Juried Exhibition           Cranbrook, B.C.

        Basin’s Best 2001(Touring Art Show) Kootenay Region, Cranbrook, B.C.




2000                artWorks                    B.C. Festival of the Arts        Nelson B.C.


                  Campbell River Community Art Gallery  Annual Art Show

                  Award of Excellence “ Cataclysm 2000 “

                  Juried Exhibition                       Campbell River B.C.


1999          Campbell River Community Art Gallery Annual Art Show

                    Juried Exhibition                   Campbell River B.C.



1998          Campbell River Community Art Gallery Annual Art Show

                                                           Juried Exhibition      Campbell River B.C.



Professional Experience


2008 / 09          Trincomali Community Arts Council          Pender Island, B.C.

                       Co op Gallery Member, Red Tree Gallery,  Pender Island, B.C.


2001 / 2002      Board Member Golden Arts Council              Golden, B.C.


1997/2000        Board Member Campbell River Community Arts Council



Media Coverage


2010          Vancouver Sun : book review of Artists in BC Volume 1   

                                                                                                 Vancouver, B.C.


2009          Vivid Arts Magazine                                        Pender Island, B.C.


2008          Victoria Times / Colonist                                         Victoria, B.C.     


                   Sidney News                                                                Sidney, B.C.


2001          Golden Daily News                                                       Golden B.C.   


1998           Campbell River Mirror                                   Campbell River B.C.

                      CRTV                                                           Campbell River B.C.


                     Arts Around Magazine                                 Campbell River, B.C


1997       Arts Around Magazine                                       Campbell River, B.C.


Professional Organizations




2002 / Current                        Canadian Artists’ Representation

                                    Le Front Des Artistes Canadien