About

John Viljoen - Photo by Tim Leyes

Photo by Tim Leyes

BORN: 1967

EDUCATION:
Upper Canada College, Toronto 1986
Parsons School of Design, NYC 1992, Summa Cum Laude B.F.A.
Aviano Academy of Fine Arts, NYC 1991 – 1994
Ecole Albert Defois, France 1994 – 1996

MEMBER:
The American Society of Portrait Artists

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Sterling Hall School, Toronto 1996 – 1997
Avenue Road Arts School, Toronto 1996 -
Royal St. George College, Toronto 1997 -, Chairman Fine Arts Dept.

GALLERIES:
Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto
The Studio, Alexandria VA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York CIty
The Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto
Upper Canada College, Toronto

AWARDS:
The Artist’s Magazine Annual Portrait Competition 2002 and 2003 Finalist
Communication Arts Magazine 2003 Illustration Annual

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS: (partial listing)
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bassett, Toronto
Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Shirreff, Toronto
Mr. and Mrs. Yves Siciliano, Toronto
Mr. and Mrs. Howat Noble, Toronto
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Lind, Toronto