Education

1995 – Post-Graduate Computer Graphics Certificate, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
1991 – Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
1989 – Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

Exhibition Record (*solo shows marked by asterisk)

2017 – Insights 38th Annual Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts, Wellington County Museum & Archives, Elora, Ontario
2016 – Group Exhibition, The Bartlett Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2016 – Members’ Exhibition of Selected Works, Ontario Society of Artists, Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills, Toronto, Ontario
2016 – Insights 37th Annual Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts, Wellington County Museum & Archives, Elora, Ontario
2016 – Group Exhibition (April through September), Focus Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
2016Artist Project, Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario
2015 – Group Exhibition (December), Galerie d’Avignon, Montreal, Quebec
2015 – *Steven Volpe, Galerie d’Avignon, Montreal, Quebec
2015Order in Disorder, OSA Annual Open Juried Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2015 – Group Exhibition, The Bartlett Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2015 – VAM 37th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2014 – Group Exhibition (December), Galerie d’Avignon, Montreal, Quebec
2014Kaleidoscope, Headwaters Arts Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2014 – Group Exhibition (August), Galerie d’Avignon, Montreal, Quebec
2013Harvest, Headwaters Arts Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2013 – VAM 35th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2012 – Headwaters Arts Festival, SGI Canada Caledon Centre for Culture and Education, Caledon, Ontario
2012 – Headwaters Arts Select Members Show, Best Western Hotel, Orangeville, Ontario
2012 – VAM 34th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2011Pieces of Eight, Headwaters Arts’ Dam Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2011 – Headwaters Arts Festival, SGI Canada Caledon Centre for Culture and Education, Caledon, Ontario
2011 – 8th Annual Art Auction, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2011 – 4th Annual Open Juried Show, Beaux-Arts Gallery, Brampton, Ontario
2011 – VAM 33rd Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2010 – Headwaters Arts Winter Juried Show, The Dam Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2010 – Headwaters Arts Festival, SGI Canada Caledon Centre for Culture and Education, Caledon, Ontario
2010A is for Art, conTEMPORARY Gallery, Fergus, Ontario
2010 – Headwaters Arts Festival Preview, The Dam Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2009 – *Paintings by Steven Volpe, S.A. Capital Growth Corp., Oakville, Ontario
2008 – 36th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Peel Heritage Complex, Brampton, Ontario
2008 – VAM 32nd Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2008Made to Measure, 28th Annual Juried Art Show, Etobicoke Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2008 – Juried Art Show, Laidlaw Hall, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
1990Robert Whale (1805-1887) and Works by Steven Volpe, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
1990 – Juried Art Exhibition, Peel Heritage Complex, Brampton, Ontario
1989 – *Paintings by Steven Volpe, The Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Awards and Grants

2017 – Insights Award for Vigil, Insights 38th Annual Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts, Wellington County Museum & Archives, Elora, Ontario
2016 – Visual Arts Mid-Career Artists Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2016 – Laura Ciruls Painting Award for Mid-Career Artists, Ontario Arts Foundation
2015 – Ontario Society of Artists Juried Membership Designation
2015 – 3rd Place for Girl with Name Tag, VAM 37th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2014 – Invited Artist, Kaleidoscope, Headwaters Arts Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2013 – Invited Artist, Harvest, Headwaters Arts Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton Village, Caledon, Ontario
2013 – Invited Artist, Headwaters Arts Festival, SGI Canada Caledon Centre for Culture and Education, Caledon, Ontario
2013 – 2nd Place for Self Portrait with Accomplices, VAM 35th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2012 – Artists’ Choice Award, Headwaters Arts Festival, SGI Canada Caledon Centre for Culture and Education, Caledon, Ontario
2012 – Jurors’ Award, Headwaters Arts Festival, SGI Canada Caledon Centre for Culture and Education, Caledon, Ontario
2012 – Visual Arts Emerging Artists Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2011 – Invited Artist, Headwaters Arts Festival, SGI Canada Caledon Centre for Culture and Education, Caledon, Ontario
2011 – Best in Show for Libra, 4th Annual Open Juried Show, Beaux-Arts Gallery, Brampton, Ontario
2011 – 1st Place for Anthem, VAM 33rd Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2010 – Best in Show for At the Bar No. 1, Headwaters Arts Winter Juried Show, The Dam Gallery, Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton, Ontario
2010 – Jurors’ Award, Headwaters Arts Festival, SGI Canada Caledon Centre for Culture and Education, Caledon, Ontario
2010 – Visual Arts Emerging Artists Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2008 – 3rd Prize DeSerres Award for The Conversation, VAM 32nd Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2008 – Visual Arts Emerging Artists Grant, Ontario Arts Council

Collections

Colart Collection, Montreal, QC
Sing Tao Daily Newspaper, Toronto, ON
Honourable J. Garth Turner (Former MP, Author, Lecturer, Business Advisor), Toronto, ON
Mandeville Holdings, Inc., Hamilton, ON
Marilyn Field (Founder of DAREarts Foundation for Children), Palgrave, ON
Jordan Grant (President at Seaton Group, Chairman at BluMetric Environmental Inc), Toronto, ON
Jim D’Orazio (Chief Operating Officer at D’Orazio Infrastructure Group), Oakville, ON
Joffre Perreault (President at I.C. Roofing & Sheet Metal Limited), Fergus, ON
Marlatt Financial, Oakville, ON

Publications

1. [Unattributed], “Steven Volpe, Painter”, In the Studio Interview, TorontoART.ca, (September, 2016). https://www.torontoart.ca/palette/steven-volpe-painter/
2. Rogers TV (Dufferin-Caledon Cable 63), Brushed By Art (May, 2015)
3. Donato, Cianci, “Steven Volpe”, Canvassing the Artists (September, 2013). http://www.ucsart.com/content/canvassing-artists-24
4. [Unattributed], “Must see”, In the Hills (Vol. 20/No. 3): 14
5. Stephen Smith, “Steven Volpe”, Post-Modern Times: The Journal of Aesthetics and Art History (Vol. 1/No. 1): 60
6. Mike Douglas, “Beyond Canvas”, Mississauga Life (March/April, 2013): 80
7. Lindsay Papp, “Orangeville artist places second at juried show”, Orangeville Citizen (February 7, 2013): 5
8. Colleen Munro, “35 Years of Juried Art at AGM”, The Medium (January 27, 2013). http://mediumutm.ca/arts/35-years-of-juried-art-at-agm
9. [Unattributed], “Strokes of Genuis”, Mississauga Life – Spirit of the City (February, 2013). http://www.mississaugalife.ca/2011/02/strokes-of-genius/
10. Joseph Chin, “Orangeville artist lauded at Mississauga exhibit”, Mississauga News (January 24, 2013): 16
11. Dana Forman, “Inspired By: The Brady Bunch Living Room”, what the frock? (October, 2011). http://www.what-the-frock.com/2011/10/inspired-by-brady-bunch-living-room.html
12. Julia Le, “Juried show honours best works”, Mississauga News (January 19, 2011): 29
13. [Unattributed], “905 Art Chat”, Art Gallery of Mississauga (January 21, 2011). http://artgalleryofmississauga.wordpress.com/2011/01/21/steven-volpe-anthem-1st-place/
14. Estée Klar, “Works by Steven Volpe”, Brush Up, Volume 3 number 1 (January/February 1990): 2