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  • James Pay

James Pay


Born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, resided to 1995; resided in Caribbean 1996 – 2000, Scotland 2000 – 2004, Ontario, Canada 2004 – 2007, Nova Scotia 2007 - 2016, Niagara Falls 2016 to present


Tutored by Ms. Margery Smith, MFA, University of Michigan, USA Adult Art Classes, Niagara College, Ontario

Many classes, workshops under various tutors in North America and the UK, including Ron Ranson, Tony Couch, Anton Akkerman, etc,

Mentored by the late A. J. Casson
Certificate, Fundamentals of Fine Art, Northlight Art School, Full time Artist/Tutor since 2000.

Art Afilliations:

Elected signature member of the United Society of Artists, London, England  Elected signature member of the Society of Canadian Artists

Former Member Society of European Artists

Former Vice-Chair Central Arts, Scotland

Former member/owner, Shorthills Art Gallery, Fonthill, Ontario

Former Member Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Dartmouth Visual Arts Society, Central Ontario Art Association, Cape Coral Art League, Florida, USA

Former Member Artport Cooperative Gallery, Halifax International Airport  Member Parkway Artist's Guild, Niagara Region


Niagara Falls Studio Exhibitions, 1985 - 1995

Shorthills Art Gallery, Fonthill, Ontario, 1992 - 1995

Aiten Gallery, Crieff, Scotland, 2000 - 2004

Westside Gallery, Falkirk, Scotland, 2000 - 2004

Inframe Gallery, Dunfermline, Scotland, 2000 - 2004

Westgate Gallery, North Berwick, Scotland, 2000 - 2004

Alba Gallery, Oban, Scotland, 2000 - 2004

Arte in Europa, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2000 - 2004

Grouse & Claret Gallery (three solo shows), Kinross, Scotland, 2000 - 2004

Burdette Gallery, Orton, Ontario, 2004 - 2007

Westmount Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2004 - 2007

Motherlode National Art Exhibition, California, USA, 2006

Ducks Unlimited, Kingston Exhibition, Ontario honourable mention winner, 2005  Society of Canadian Artists, Toronto, 2006

Cape Coral Art League, Florida exhibition “Best of Show” winner, 2005

Tay River Gallery, Perth, Ontario, 2005 - 2009

Ducks Unlimited, Canada, 8th place winner, Canada wide, 2006

Solo exhibition, Hamilton Central Library, 2005

Ridgepoint Winery & Gallery, Vineland, Ontario, 2006 - 2007

Solo Exhibition, Arts Hamilton, Jackson Square, 2006

Art Sales & Rental Society Gallery (AGNS), Nova Scotia, 2008 - 2015 Design Art Gallery, Bangor, Maine continuing gallery artist, 2010 -

Taught classes and workshops in Scotland, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland, Florida and Yukon

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