Janine Gallizia

Born in Australia, Janine Gallizia began drawing the day she discovered crayons. In 1995 she moved to London where she worked as a designer creating clothing and logos for companies such as Harley Davidson, Honda, Martini, IBM, Fosters etc. In 1997, at the age of 25, she left London to join her husband-to-be in Belgium and began working as a full time watercolourist. With a limited palette, she concentrates mostly on creating different atmospheres and lighting effects. Janine exhibits her work 2 or 3 times a year in Belgium, France, Australia, Canada etc. As an instructor her courses are followed with great interest all over Belgium. Each year she participates in various competitions around the world and has already won numerous prizes during her short career. Janine is an Elected member of : – The European Institute of Watercolour (Belgium) – The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (Toronto, Canada) and an Associate member of : – The National Watercolor Society (California, USA) – Watercolour West (California, USA) – The American Watercolor Society (New York, USA

 

Prizes

 

  • Belgian Silver Artist Award  (1999 : Abbaye du Val St Lambert, Ličge, Belgium)
  • Nominated for the Crystal Palette  (1999 : Art in Wallonie, Namur, Belgium)
  • European Institute Prize (1999 : European Institute of Watercolour, Sablon, Brussels, Belgium)
  • Premier Mention » (2000 : Rouge-Cloître, Brussels, Belgium)
  • Dorothy J. Corson Award  (2000 : Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour, Toronto, Canada)
  • Guest of honour  (2001 : Printemps de l’Aquarelle, Libramont, Belgium)
  • 3rd Prize (2002 : International Salon of Art, Libramont, Belgium)
  • Prize of the Public  (2003 : Salon de l’Aquarelle de Belgique, Namur, Belgium)
  • 1st Prize  (2003 : International Salon of Art, Libramont, Belgium)

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