MARTA ALVAREZ, Was born in Chile and is living in Toronto since 1972. She worked in a Bank for 15 years and 14 years as Spanish Interpreter for Health Providers. A loving husband, three wonderful children and eight adored grandchildren are her pride and joy.
Her love for drawing and painting started in childhood, only in the year 2000, Marta was able to start painting again.
She is self-didactic, had been painting with the best artists in Ontario and have had portraits commissioned from Spain, USA. Chile and Ontario.
Marta is the recipient of the Toronto Watercolour Society
“Juror’s Choice - Gold -Award” in 2008 and People’s choice Award.
Marta Alvarez nacio en Chile. Vino a Canada 1973. Su amor por el dibujo y la pintura empezo en su niñez. En el año 2000 jubila para dedicarse de lleno a su pasion: la Acuarela, participando en numerosos talleres con los artistas mas famosos de Ontario. Desde Chile, España, Canada y USA le han mandado hacer retratos.
2009 – Casa del Habano. Yorkville November and December 2009.
2009 – TWS North Toronto Memorial C C
2009 – NYVA Todmorden Mills
2009 – TWS Juried show. J.D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre
2009 – WGA North York Civic Centre.
2009 – NYVA Studio Tour
2009 – WGA Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills
2009 – WGA Spring Juried Show. North York Civic Centre.
2009 – NYVA Spring Show Sunderland Hall
2009 - Art for All Canada. Conference and Art Show TORONTO Metro Hall
2008 - NYVA. Winter Show, Ode to Joy Orzy.
2008 - Toronto Watercolour Society. Aquavision 2008
2008 - Ashtor, Latin American Seniors of Toronto.
2008 - NYVA the 8th Studio Tour, Mitchell Field
2007 - North York Visual Artists Exhibition at Visual Arts Ontario Gallery
2007 - Korean and Latin American Fine Art Exhibition, Consulate General R.O Korea Art Gallery, Toronto
2007 - Fourth Latin American Visual Art Exhibition, Toronto.
2007 - Latinoamerica 2007. 4th National & International Juried Art Exhibition
2006 - Third Latin American Visual Art Exhibition, Toronto.
2006 - Latino America 2006. 3rd National & International Juried Art Exhibition
2005 - North York Visual Artists, Studio Tour.
2005 - The Annual Spring Art Exhibition, at the Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills.
2005 - 58th Annual Spring Juried Art exhibition, Willowdale Group of Artists.
2005 - Fundarte Latinoamerica 2005. 2nd Juried Visual Arts Exhibition of, Etobicoke Civic
2005 - Second Latin American Visual Art Exhibition, Northwood C. C. Toronto
2004 - Willowdale Group of Artists Exhibition, North York Library
2004 - NYVA” The Colours of Spring” Exhibition Toronto Botanical Garden Gallery
2004 - First Latin American Visual Art Exhibition, Northwood C. C. Toronto
2003 - COLLAGE 2003, National Exhibition, Spadina Gallery
2003 – NYVA Studio Tour Exhibition.
2003 - Spring Show NYVA Exhibition, The Civic Centre Gallery, Edwards Gardens
2002 – NYVA Spring Show Exhibition at The Edwards Gardens Gallery,
2002 - NYVA Studio Tour Exhibition.
2001 - North York Visual Artist’s Exhibition at Art week of Toronto Nathan Philips Square