About



Artist Statement:

I am filled with gratitude for the ability to live the artist’s life. In my studio, painting every day.

Experience:
Nearly 20 years of gallery representation.
Over 40 years of painting experience.
First oil painting - age 11!!

CV
Mickie Acierno, SFCA
Mickie is a Senior Signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists.

Mickie was born in New Westminster, British Columbia and began
painting in 1978. Mickie paints full time from her home studio near Calgary, Alberta
Mickie's preferred medium in oils.

Studies
University of the Fraser Valley, Graduate

Awards/Honours
October 2009
    Senior SFCA Award for Betwixt and Between
    Artvisions 2009
May 2009
   Selected as this years Artist in Residence for the 15th Annual
   Painters at Painters
December 2008
   The painting Polar Ice receives Honorable Mention
   in the Artist's Magazines 25th Annual Art Competition
December 2008
   Finalist in the Artist's Magazines 25th Annual Art Competition
   with the painting Table Talk
December 2008
    Finalist in the Artists Magazine 25th Annual Art Competition
    with the painting Five O'Clock Shadows
March 2008
    Awarded SFCA Signature Status by the Federation of Canadian Artists
December 2007
    Shades of Grey Wins First Place
    The Torrit Grey Art Competition
    Sponsored by Gamblin Artists Colours
December 2007
    Number Thirty-Five Wins Third Place
    The Artist's Magazine 24th Annual Art Competition
December 2007
    Finalist in The Artist's Magazines 24th Annual Art Competition
    with the painting Daily Dozen

October 2007
    Autumn Light lll
    Lord of the Ring wins the Award of Excellence
January 2007
    This years Artist for the UCFV Alumni Associations Commemorative Wine
    Series Diva and Encore were chosen for the wine labels.
December 2006
    Spilsbury Medal Show
    Sweet Summer Vine wins the Award of Excellence
March 2006
    Awarded AFCA Signature Status by the Federation of Canadian Artists

October 2005
    Enraptured wins Honourable Mention
    Presented by The Sidney Fine Art Show 2005
June 2005
    Conch & Pears wins the Award of Excellence
    Presented by the Federation of Canadian Artists
    Island Perspectives Juried Art Show
April 2005
    Calling The Kettle Black wins the Barrie Chadwick, AFCA Award
    Presented by the Federation of Canadian Artists
    Black & White Juried Art Show
October 2004
    A Perfect Pairing wins the Award of Excellence
    Presented by the Federation of Canadian Artists
    Here and There Juried Art Show
June 2004
    Garlic #1 wins the Juror's Choice Award
    Presented by the Federation of Canadian Artists
    Close to Home Juried Art Show
April 2004
    Oh Fudge wins the Award of Excellence
    Presented by the Federation of Canadian Artists
    Pears 'R Us II - Still Life Juried Art Show
April 2004
    Encore wins the Peggy & Harry Evans Award
    Presented by the Federation of Canadian Artists
    Black & White Juried Art Show


Museum Collections
Duolun Museum of Modern Art - Shanghai, China


Solo/Major Shows

2011 - May 15th
           April Showers Bring May Flowers
           White Rock Gallery, White Rock, British Columbia
2010 - October 23rd - October 30th
            Stolen Moments
            A major collection of new paintings
            Stephen Lowe Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2007 - November 18th
             L u m i n o s i t y
             A major collection of new paintings
             White Rock Gallery, White Rock, British Columbia
2006 - October 20th - October 29th
             From Brush to Bronze
             White Rock Gallery, White Rock, British Columbia
2006 - May 13th - June 10th
             Momentum - An Exhibition of Chinese and Canadian Women Artists
             Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, British Columbia
2005 - November 3rd - 17th
             Two Person Show with Ken Kirkby, Gallery 223, Nanaimo, British Columbia
2004 - November 14th -20th
             Woman Declaration-Contemporary Woman Artists' Exhibition
             Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
2004 - March 1st - 31st
             Featured Artist, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, British Columbia


Catalogues
2011 - 17th Annual, Painters at Painter's Celebration of the Arts
2010 - Paintings, by Number 2010
2010 - 16th Annual, Painters at Painter's Celebration of the Arts
2009 - Paintings, by Number 2009
2009 - 15th Annual, Painters at Painter's Celebration of the Arts
2008 - Paintings, by Number 2008
2007 - Paintings, by Number 2007
2006 - Paintings, by Number 2006
2006 - Momentum
2005 - Painting on the Edge
2005 - Sidney Fine Art Show
2004 - Women's Declaration - Contemporary Women's Artists' Exhibition
              Duolun Museum of Modert Art, Hu Bei Art Press, Shanghai, China, 2004
2004 - Sidney Fine Art Show


Bibliography
The Artist's Magazine - December 2008, The Best of Art of 2008
Art Avenue Magazine (Cover) - May/June 2008
Canadian Brushstroke Magazine - Jan/Feb 2008, Gamblin Awards for Torrit Grey
Canadian Brushstroke Magazine - Jan/Feb 2008, The Last Word
The Artist's Magazine - December 2007, The Year's Best Art
The Peach Arch News - November 2007, All Things Grape and Small
The Block Magazine - November/December 2006, Life Lived in the Details
Parkhurst Exchange - September 2006, The Fruits of Colour
Nanaimo's Downtown Magazine - July 2006, Featured Artist
Magazin'Art - Spring 2006 (View here)
Island Artists Make Their Mark In China, The Star, Nanaimo - December 22, 2004
Women Artists Take Work to China, Nanaimo News Bulletin, Nanaimo - November 4th, 2004
Local Artists Display Wares In China, Daily News, Nanaimo- October 15th, 2004
Artist Works With Light, The Star, Nanaimo - August 28th, 2004
Following Her Passion, Daily News, Nanaimo - March 26th, 2004


Group Shows & Exhibitions

2010 - December
            Winter Open House
            White Rock Gallery, White Rock, British Columbia
2010 - October
            24th Birthday Show
            Peninsula Gallery, Sidney, British Columbia
2010 - March 14th to March 13th
            30th Anniversary Show
            Stephen Lowe Art Gallery, Calgaray, Alberta
2009 - December 6th to December 24th
           Winter Open House
           White Rock Gallery, White Rock, British Columbia
2009 - October 9th to October 23rd
           Art Visions 2009
           Kelowna, British Columbia
2009 - September 25th
           Paintings, by Number
           Performance Works, Vancouver, British Columbia
2009 - June 11th to June 29th
           Oceans of Art
           Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, British Columbia
2009 - May 22nd to May 24th
             Painters at Painters
             Painters at Painters, Campbell River, British Columbia
2008 - November 16th to December 24th
             Christmas Nocturne
             Stephen Lowe Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2008 - November 13th
             Annual Show & Sale
             Gallery 421, Kelowna, British Columbia
2008 - October 25th - November 7th
             Art Visions 2008
             Kelowna, British Columbia
2008 - September 19th
             Paintings, By Number
             Performance Works, Vancouver, British Columbia
2008 - March 11th - March 23rd
             Success! - Annual exhibition of recently successful Signature Status applicants.
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2007 - December 4th - December 23rd
             Spilsbury Medal Show
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2007 - October 3rd - October 30th
             Autumn Light lll
             Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, British Columbia
2007 - September 21st
             Paintings, By Number
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2006 - December 5th - December 24th
             Spilsbury Medal Show
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2006 - Septemeber 21st
             Paintings, By Number
             Performance Works - Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia
2006 - April 27th - April 30th
             Dorchester Spring Show
             Nanaimo, British Columbia
2006 - March 14th - March 26th
             Success! - Annual exhibition of recently successful
             Signature status applicants.
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2005 - November 14th - December 4th
             Small, Smaller, Smallest - Juried Show
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2005 - October 14th -16th
             Sidney Fine Art Show
             Sidney, British Columbia
2005 - October 7th - 28th
             Autumn Light - FCA Fall Show
2005 - August 30th - September 18th
             Painting On The Edge - International Juried Show
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2005 - June 17th - July 23rd
             Island Perspective All Chapters - Juried Show
             Nanaimo Art Gallery - Malaspina College
2005 - April 29th - May 1st
             Spring Show - Federation of Canadian Artists
             Nanaimo Chapter Group Show, Dorchester Hotel
2005 - April 12th - 28th
             Black & White - Juried Show
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2004 - December 14-24, 2004
             Small, Smaller, Smallest - Juried Show
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2004 - October 22nd - November 19th
             Here & There - FCA Juried Show
             Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, British Columbia
2004 - October 15th - 17th
             Sidney Fine Art Show - Juried Show
             Sidney, British Columbia
2004 - September 4th,5th,6th
             Artisans' Festival
             Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens, Courtenay, British Columbia
2004 - August
             Originals Only Group Show
             Nanaimo, British Columbia
2004 - June/July
             Close to Home - FCA Juried Show
             Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, British Columbia
2004 - April
             Black & White - FCA Juried Show
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2004 - April
             Pears 'R Us II - FCA Still Life Juried Show
             Federation Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia