3637 Glen Oaks Drive
Terry Nimmon was born in Edmonton, Alberta and had an early interest in art. At the age of 9 he attended the Edmonton Art School and art has always remained his passion.
Although art took a bit of a background for him during his 30-year career as a Surgeon, his attention returned to art after he retired in 2004. He has studied with local and international artists, but is primarily self-taught. Terry has been an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists since September, 2004. For several years Terry worked in watercolours, then shifted his focus to pastels, and he is now also working with oils. He particularly enjoys both the beauty of being outdoors with nature, and the challenges of the ever changing light in plein aire painting. His paintings involve scenes around Gabriola Island, Nanaimo and the beautiful Southern Arizona desert.
Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) - Nanaimo Chapter
Past Solo Shows
January-March 2008 featured works at The Centre Gallery, North Road, Gabriola, BC
June 12-25, 2014 - “Intuitive Light” Pastels at Artworks - Folklife Village, Gabriola BC
Awards and Recognition
2017 FCA Nanaimo Chapter Nanaimo Fine Art Show, First Place for “707 Park Meadow”
2016 Summer Vancouver Chapter FCA, Plein Air Exhibition, Third Place for “707 Park #4”
2016 April 4 – May 11 Solo Exhibit Gabriola Medical Centre
2015 October- Work will be shown in the Twin Beaches Gallery and the Hive Emporium on Gabriola
2015 FCA Arrowsmith Chapter Summer Show Second Place Prize for pastel “Summer Meadow # 1
2014 June 12 – July 3 Solo Show “Intuitive Light” at Gabriola Art Works Gallery
2014 FCA Nanaimo Chapter “Coastal Expressions” Award of Excellence for pastel “Catalina Brook 2”
2012 FCA Nanaimo Chapter Spring Show Award of Excellence for pastel “Coates Marsh“
2012 FCA Nanaimo Chapter Fall Show Award of Excellence for pastel “In the Woods”
2009 FCA Nanaimo Chapter Fall Show Honourable Mention for Watercolour “Benny”
2007 FCA Nanaimo Chapter Show Award of Excellence for Watercolour “A Pipers Lagoon Winter”
2007 FCA Nanaimo Chapter Fall Showcase Juror’s Choice for Watercolour “Spring Burst”
2005 Nanaimo Arts Council Winter Showcase First Prize for Watercolour “Westwood Lake”
2005 FCA Nanaimo Chapter Fall Showcase Chapter’s Choice for Watercolour “Pilot Bay”
Terry Nimmon, Gallery at Glen Oaks, Nanaimo BC
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