NADINE BELLIVEAUis a visual artist from the Baie Sainte-Marie, Digby County, Nova Scotia where she has been creating professionally since 1971. A graduate of NSCAD , of Université de Moncton & Université Sainte-Anne, her contribution to the arts has been as an artist, as an educator at the community, school and university levels , as a founder of two galleries, as member of art associations, as past treasurer of ARCAC, as past chair of the Association acadienne des artistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse and as past representative of the south west regional members of VANS. Her paintings explore the essence of nature by means of abstraction and decorative expression.
A FEW of the Recent SHOWS
2019: Salt Spring National Art Prize Exhibition. Juried national competition. My painting, When Fish Become Fashion Coat, was chosen to be part of a September 2019 show in Salt Spring B.C.
2014-present: Curator of Expo d'Art Saint Bernard from 2014 to present. A seasonal community art show of 26 artists in the sacristy of the Saint Bernard Church, Saint Bernard, Clare, N.S.
2019: July Lunenburg Art Gallery, Lunenburg, N.S. Interactions
2018: East Meets West: A Joint Fibre Exhibition. August Lobby of the King's Theatre, Annapolis Royal, N.S. September Portals Gallery, Duncan, B.C.
2018: August juried group show Dynamic Hieroglyphic at Coldstream Fine Art, Toronto, Canada
2018: Gallery Gevik, Toronto
2018: Toronto Artist Project: a juried art fair
2017: Art! Vancouver: a juried art fair
2017: August: A sense of Space, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth Branch. A group show with the Annapolis Artist Collective members
Grace Burland, Sherry Caldwell, Penny Berens, Diane Clapp and Nadine Belliveau
2015 & 2016: FIMA , Montreal Québec
2015: Gallery Going Coastal, Chester, Nova Scotia
2015 & 2014: Artist's Way Collective Group show Breaking Patterns at the Yarmouth Art Gallery
of Nova Scotia (November)and Galerie Père-Léger-Comeau
2013 : Solo Jardins at La Galérie Père-Léger-Comeau, Université Sainte-Anne
2013 : Group Show Quirks Quarts and Quiddity ARCAC' Annapolis Royal,N.S.
2012 : Jardins, Maples Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
2012 : Solo Jardins Graig Gallery, Alderney Landing, Dartmouth ,N.S. August
2011 : Solo Jardins Mym Gallery ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal (N.-É. )November
2011 : Group Show with Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Novembre at Galerie Père
Léger- Comeau,Université Sainte-Anne, Church Point, N.S. : Impressions
2010: Solo Show: Tu es pierre: Fondations d'une identité
Art Gallery of Grand Pré National Park: artist residency summer
2015: Boundaries Cover of album Arthur Comeau
2012 : Nova Scotia Communities,Culture & Heritage, Industry Growth : for promotion of my show Jardins at Graig Ballery Darthmouth, N.S.
2010 : Paintings Blomidon of the series Tu es pierre : fondations d'une identité bought and published in the promotional pamphlet for the Grand-Pré National Historic Site, N.S
2010: Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture & Heritage Presentation grant for Tu es pierre: fondations d'une
identité at Grand-Pré National Historic Site,N.S.
2009 : Painting, Célébrations 2002 was chosen for the wine label promotion Grand-Pré Historic National Site, N.S.
2002 : Awarded the Rendez-Vous 2002 Parcs Canada prize with painting Célébrations. September