City of Light I, 2001 Mixed Media
and Gold Leaf on canvas 48x48 in. /122x122 cm.
Journeys II, 2003 Acrylic on
Canvas 48x48 in. /122x122 cm.
Promise, 2004 Acrylic and
Charcoal on Canvas 54x69 in. /137x1175 cm.
Summer Scape II, 2003 Acrylic on
Canvas 40x50 in. /100x1130 cm.
Burton is an Honours Fine Arts graduate of York University
Toronto. She majored in Painting and Drawing doing independent
studies with Ronald Bloore and Claude Breeze. In 1998 she
participated in a workshop with Eric Fichel and in 2000 with Susan
Her works have been exhibited in a number of Solo, Group and
Juried exhibitions.In Toronto at the Moore Gallery, the Fran Hill
Gallery, The Teodora Gallery, the John B. Aird Gallery, the Wagner
Rosenbaum Gallery, the Gairloch Gallery in Oakville, the Art
Gallery at the Mississauga and the Frederick H. Varley Gallery in
Unionville. In Hamilton at the Westdale Gallery. Her exhibition “
The Silk Road and Beyond at The Jamie Kennedy Restaurant at The
Royal Ontario Museum in 2002 was curated by Ming Tiampo. Her works
have been exhibited at ARTSFORUM and Audart in New York City.
During 2003 her works were on exhibiton in Berlin and touring
three cities in Spain, Madrid, Seville and Barcelona. In 2004 her
works will continue touring in Spain with a group of artists that
exhibit in New York, “New York Contemporaneas”. In September 2004
her works will be exhibited at C2 Gallery in Stoke Hammond,
England. In 2004, Burton exhibited her “Downriver” series at the
Moore Gallery in Toronto. In 2005 she plans an exhibition at the
New Art Center in New York city.
is a strong emphasis on colour, texture, line and composition in
her work. After spending a part of her childhood in the Maritimes
and the West Indies she developed a love of travel. Like many
artists her work has been enriched by these experiences. She
combines a knowledge of art history with the artistic expression
of non-western cultures that are rich in iconography, pattern and
works are seen in corporate and private collections in North
America and Europe.