Marina Dieul

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Marina Dieul

ARC Living Master TM

French 21st Century Realist artist

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Website: http://marinadieul.com/
Email: marinadieul@yahoo.ca

Marina Dieul was born in France. She showed great interest in painting and drawing from an early age, and her family encouraged her vocation. In early 2000, she moved to Montreal, Canada, where she now lives. She has since studied with Tim Stotz and Michelle Tully, former students of Ted Seth Jacobs. Her work has received numerous awards and honors, including the Kingston Prize, Salon International (Greenhouse Gallery), the Artist Magazine, and has been extensively profiled in International Artist Magazine, among others. "Stroke of Genius" #2 and #3 (published by North Light Books) also features her work.

Most recently she won the William Bouguereau Best of Show Award, and first place in the drawing category at the Art Renewal Center Salon, and the Best of Show in the "Inspiring Figures" exhibition (Butler Institute of American Art). She is a member of the Portrait Society of Canada, the Portrait Society of America, and the International Guild of Realism.

Marina Dieul is represented by the Weatherburn Gallery in Naples, Florida, The Legacy Gallery in Scottsdale , Arizona and Cube Contemporary Art Projects, Australia.

Awards:
-2012: Award of Exceptional Merit, and Best Portfolio Award, Portrait Society of America's International competition.
-2012: Public's choice Award, Kingston Prize, Drummondville
-2011: People's choice Award, Portrait Society of Canada, Toronto, ON.
-2011: Finalist in the People & Figure competition, International Artist Magazine.
-2011: Honorable mention, Members only competition, Portrait Society of America.
-2011: 2 paintings finalists The Artist's Magazine 27th Annual competition.
-2011: Second Place in the figurative category, Honorable mention in the still life category, + 5 works finalists, Art Renewal Center 20010/2011 ARC Salon.
-2011: Certificate of Excellence, Portrait Society of America's International competition.
-2010: First Place, "Outside the Box" category, Portrait Society of America's members only competition.
-2010: Best of Show: Raymar Art December competition finalist.
-2010: Best of Show, "Inspiring Figures" Butler Institute of American Art.
-2010: William Bouguereau Best of Show Award, and Purchase Award, Art Renewal Center 2009/2010 ARC Salon
-2010: First place Drawing category, and Purchase Award, Art Renewal Center 2009/2010 ARC Salon
-2010: Top 100 finalist Art Renewal Center 2009/2010 ARC Salon
-2010: Honorable mention, and Jury's top 50, Greenhouse Gallery's 2010 Salon International
-2010: People's choice, Kingston Prize, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB.
-2010: People's choice, Kingston Prize, Waddington Auction House, Toronto, ON.
-2009: First prize, Future vision category, Masterpiece Elite Salon Contest.
-2009: December Finalist Raymar Fine Art Competition.
-2009: November Finalist Raymar Fine Art Competition.
-2009: Invited as Judge , Pastel Society of Eastern Canada.
-2009: People's choice, Kingston Prize, Wolfville, Acadia University Gallery.
-2009: People's choice, Kingston Prize, Kingston, Grand Theatre.
-2009: First place, Pratique des Arts Magazine.
-2009: finalist Portrait and Figure category, The Artist's Magazine 26th Annual competition.
-2009: Jury's top 50, Greenhouse Gallery's 2009 Salon International.
-2009: Honorable Mention + 4 works Top 100 Finalists Art Renewal Center 2008/2009 ARC Salon
-2009: Fine Art Connoisseur Best of Show Publisher Award, in the IGOR juried exhibition.
-2009: Grand Prize in the Portrait and Figures competition, Canadian Brushstroke Magazine
-2008: Second place, International Competition, Portrait Society of Canada, Toronto.
-2008: Finalist in the People & Figure competition, International Artist Magazine.
-2008: "Somme" is chosen to be published in the North Light Books publication: Strokes Of Genius 2 .
-2008: Finalist in the Canadian Brushstroke Magazine "All about light" competition.
-2008: Finalist in the Still Life category, The Artist's Magazine 25th Annual competition.
-2008: Selected in the Cecilia Beaux Forum ( PSA) mentoring program .
-2008: Conference scholarship award, Portrait Society of America.
-2008: First prize, People and Life category, Masterpiece Elite Salon Contest.
-2008: Invited into the International Guild Of Realism.
-2008: Finalist in the Art Renewal Center's International 2007 ARC Salon.
-2007: Invited as honorary member in the Gallery of Drawing Masters, Drawing Society of Canada.
-2007: Finalist in the People & Figure competition, International Artist Magazine.
-2007: Grand Prize, Junction Art Festival, Toronto.
-2007: Finalist Portrait and Figure category, The Artist's Magazine 24th Annual competition.
-2007: Two trompe-l'oeil finalists, still life category, The Artist's Magazine 24th Annual competition.
-2007: Finalist Kingston Prize, Canadian Portrait Competition.
-2007: First Prize, dry media category, Richeson Portrait and Figure Competition. Juror: Everett Raymond Kinstler.
-2006: Honorable mention, International Competition, Portrait Society of Canada, Toronto.

Group exhibitions:

-2012:Scottsdsale Salon of Fine Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
-2012: Cube Contemporary Art Projects, Bowden, Australia.
-2012: "More than real" curated by Jim Thalassoudis, Peter Walker Fine Arts, Adelaide, Australia.
-2012: Kingston Prize, Galerie d'Art Desjardins, Drummondville, QC
-2011: "Holiday small work show", Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
-2011: "Drawing show" Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
-2011: "Traditional Impressions", Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
-2011: Kingston Prize, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON
-2011: Kingston Prize, Firehall Theatre, Gananoque, ON
-2010: "Holiday small work show", Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
-2010: "Algo mas que realismo...IV" ( organized by Galeria Artelibre) Zaragoza, Spain.
-2010: "Drawing show" Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
-2010: "Inspiring Figures", Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio.
-2010: Salon International, Greenhouse gallery, San Antonio, TX.
-2010: Kingston Prize, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB.
-2010: Kingston Prize, Waddington Auction House, Toronto, ON.
-2010: "Canadian Olympic Athletes: a dialogue in Art" Portrait Society of Canada, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
-2010: Kingston Prize, Art Gallery of Calgary, AB
-2010: International Guild of Realism: Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition hosted by J. Willott Gallery, Palm Desert CA.
-2009: Kingston Prize, Wolfville, Acadia University Gallery, NS
-2009: Kingston Prize, Kingston, Grand Theatre, ON
-2009: "Les Pastellistes" (Invited judge) Maison Ogilvy, Tudor Hall, Montreal QC
-2009: "Algo mas que realismo...III" Zaragoza, Spain.
-2009: Salon International, Greenhouse gallery, San Antonio, TX.
-2009: Inaugural Salon, Classical Realism Canada, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto.
- 2009: BohemiArte gallery, Montreal, QC.
-2009: "The Canadian Portrait, today and tomorrow" John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON.
-2009: International Guild of Realism: Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition hosted by the Weatherburn Gallery. (Naples, Florida)
-2008: "The Miracle of the Portrait" Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto, ON.
-2008: "A Portrait: The Face we present to the world" John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON.
-2007-2008: BohemiArte gallery, Montreal, QC
-2007: "Capturing the Human Spirit" , juried show, Varley Art Gallery, Markham, ON.
-2007: 111th Annual Open Juried Show, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY.
-2007: Academy of Realist Art, Junction Art Festival, Toronto, ON.
-2007: 40th National Open Juried Show, Society of Canadian Artists, Ogilvy, Montreal, QC.
-2007: Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI
-2006: "The Miracle of the Portrait" Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON.

Bibliography:

-2012: "More than real" exhibition catalogue
-2012: International Artist Magazine, issue # 82: one page featured finalist
-2011: "Traditional Impressions" Exhibition catalogue, Legacy Gallery
-2011: "Strokes of Genius 3-The best of drawings" North light books publication. One drawing featured.
-2011: "Artelibre: Arte y libertad VI"
-2011: Art Renewal Center Salon catalogue.
-2011: International Artist Magazine, issue # 76: 2 pages interview.
-2011: Kingston Prize, exhibition catalogue.
-2010: "Drawing show" Exhibition catalogue, Legacy Gallery.
-2010: "Inspiring Figures" Exhibition catalogue, Butler Institute of American Art
-2010: "The Art of the Portrait" (Portrait Society of America): cover.
-2010: Art Renewal Center Salon catalogue ( 2 works on the cover)
-2010: "Artelibre: Arte y libertad V"
-2010: National Post (Canada): one painting
-2010: The Art of the Portrait (PSA): members news
-2009: "Artelibre: Arte y libertad IV"
-2009: Kingston Prize, exhibition catalogue.
-2009: Pratique des Arts Magazine (France): 2 paintings.
-2009: Art Renewal Center Salon catalogue.
-2009: Fine Art Connoisseur, May/June issue: Featured Best of Show.
-2009: Fine Art Connoisseur, March/April issue: One painting featured.
-2009: Herald of Aragon (Spain): one drawing.
-2009: International Artist Magazine, issue # 66: Author of an 8 pages article about portraits in charcoal and sanguine.
-2009: "Strokes of Genius 2-The best of drawings" North light books publication. One drawing featured.
-2009: Canadian Brushstroke Magazine: featured Grand prize.
-2008: The Art of the Portrait (PSA): members page.
-2008: International Artist Magazine issue #41: full page featured finalist.
-2008: Canadian Brushstroke Magazine: featured finalist.
-2008: International Artist Magazine #64: featured finalist.
-2008: Art Renewal Center Salon catalogue.
-2007: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, exhibition catalogue.
-2007: International Artist Magazine # 58: featured finalist.
-2007: Richeson75, portrait and Figure International, exhibition catalogue.