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                                              Photo by Electa Porado

Hilary Porado paints and writes in Toronto.  She holds a baccalaureate degree in Studio Art from Wellesley College. She uses brushes and oil paint on canvas outdoors at Lake Ontario and at parks always trying to show the beauty of nature. She paints almost exclusively outdoors. Her works are in private collections across North America.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2023 April two new i-Movies on youtube, link below.

2021August Swansea movie at Hilary Porado youtube channel Swansea

2020 August, Established Hilary Porado youtube channel with retrospective videos for paintings and pastels

2019, Sept-October, Joie de Vivre at Swansea Town Hall

2019, January, Ponds and Rivers along the QEW, Woodside Square Library

2018, Sept-October, Sightseeing with Hilary Porado at Swansea Town Hall

2018, January, Naturally Beautiful Toronto, Albion Library

2017, Sept-October, The Majesty of Swansea, Swansea Town Hall

2016, Sept-October, Impressions of Swansea, Swansea Town Hall

2016, February,  Motion in Landscape at Runnymede Library 

2015, December, Motion in Landscape at Richview Library

2015, September,  Second Swansea at Swansea Town Hall

2014, September, Swansea at Swansea Town Hall

2013, January, Windows on the Park at Richview Library

2012, March, April, Impressions of High Park and Sunnyside Beach. R.L.

2011, October, Paintings, Pastels and Etching at Espresso Mi Vida restaurant

2011, January, Hilary Porado, at Runnymede Library

2010, October, Hilary Porado at Runnymede Library

 

Selected Group Sales or Expos

2018, September, Locomotion at Art Square Gallery

2017, December, Art for Cancer Foundation at Art Square Gallery

2017, October, 30@3030, Dundas St., West

2017, September, Art Day at Rouge National Urban Park, paid honorarium

2017,  June, Art Tour, Bloor West, Swansea, High Park, Junction

2016, Art for Cancer Foundation at their Workshop

2016, November, Mistletoe Magic, John B. Aird Gallery

2016, November, Ontario Plein Air Society Annual Show at Riverdale Gallery 

2016, October, 30@3030 Dundas St., West.

2016,  June, Art Tour, Bloor West, Swansea, High Park, Junction

2016,  February, Toronto West Art Collective at Todmorden Mills Gallery

2015,  Art for Cancer Foundation at their Workshop

2015,  October, 30@3030 Dundas St., West.

2015,  June, Art Tour, Bloor West, Swansea, High Park, Junction

2014,  June, Art Tour, Bloor West, Swansea, High Park, Junction

2013,  June, Art Tour, Bloor West, Swansea, High Park, Junction

Selected Press

Hamilton Spectator, March 2023

Existere Journal of Arts and Literature, York University, Feb.2023

Canadian Paintings@Canada Paintings, Jan. 27, 2022

Toronto.com, Sept. 2019

Our Canada, June/July 2019

Inside Halton.com, Jan.2019

Toronto.com, Dec.2018

Bloor West-Parkdale Neighborhood Voice, front page, Dec. 2018

torontostoreys.com Oct. 2018

My Kawartha.com Oct. 2018

Waterloo Chronicle.ca Oct. 2018

Niagara Falls.ca Oct.2018

Simcoe.com Sept.2018

Cambridge Times.ca, Sept.2018

snapdetobicoke paper and website Feb. 2018

Bloor West Villager, Oct. 2017

snapdetobicoke newspaper and website, Feb. 2016

Hamilton News.com, Sept.2015

Toronto.com, Sept.2015

snapdbloorwestvillage, Oct. 2014

snapbloorwest newspaper and website, June 2013

snapetobicoke, February 2013

snapbloorwest newspaper, April 2012

snapbloorwest newspaper, Nov. 2011

snapbloorwest newspaper, Feb. 2011

Globe and Mail, November, 2009

 

Libraries

National Gallery of Canada Library

Selected News Graphics

Mrs. Porado worked as a news artist.

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