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 was a second place winner of 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. 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.