Jennifer Walton’s paintings capture the fragility of place in a rapidly changing global climate.
Walton was the first place winner of the 1999 New Canadian Painting Competition from RBC Investments. She received an honourable mention from the
2007 Kingston Prize, Canada’s National Portrait Competition. She has received grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, the Canada
Council, the Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec and the Toronto Arts Council. She has been an artist in residence at the Banff Centre
for the Arts, the International Painting Symposium in Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec and the Pouch Cove Studio in Newfoundland. Her paintings hang in
numerous public and private collections and have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums across Canada and in the US
and the UK. Her most recent solo exhibition was at Abbozzo Gallery Toronto (May 2015). Jennifer Walton holds a BFA from Mount
Allison University (Sackville, New Brunswick) and an MFA from Concordia University (Montreal). She currently lives and works in Toronto.