Instructor Profile

Sandee Ewasiuk


Sandee is graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design in the field of Editorial Illustration. Prior to OCAD, she spent a year in the Fine Arts program at Niagara College where she worked to put a portfolio together for OCAD.  She was accepted into second year, advanced standing.

Following her graduation, Sandee worked in editorial illustration until her works turned into large paintings. Since then, she has participated in numerous exhibitions as well as painted numerous commissioned pieces. She works out of her Dundas studio.

Currently, Sandee teaches at Dundas Valley School of Art and the Art Gallery of Burlington where she continues to learn from her students.

Background, Exhibitions & shows

Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario – Diploma in Communication and Design
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario – Part time studies in Honours Art & Art History
Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas, Ontario – courses in drawing, painting, sculpture & art history
Niagara College, Welland, Ontario – courses in Fine Art Program


– Set design for three plays, Village Theatre, Waterdown, Ontario
– Co-founder and coordinator of Southwest Hamilton Studio Tour , 2000 to 2006
– Freelance illustrator for Hamilton Spectator (daily newspaper) 1997 to 2005
– Weekly arts columnist for the Hamilton Spectator, 1997 to 2000
– Donation of three paintings for McMaster Childrens’ Hospital brochure/passport

Solo Exhibitions, 2000 to present

2014 In Essence, Paintings About my Dad, James North Artist Collective
2013 Telling, James North Artist’s Collective, Hamilton, Ontario
2012 The Lightness of Being, James North Artist’s Collective, Hamilton, Ontario
2011 Recent Paintings, Koosh Bistro, Hamilton, Ontario
2009 Women, Pearl Company, Hamilton, Ontario
2008 Recent Paintings, My Dog Joe, Hamilton, Ontario
2007 Recent Paintings, Westmount Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2006 Women in Motion, Pheonix Fitness, Ancaster, Ontario
2003 Water Lilies, Izzy’s Restaurant, Hamilton Ontario
2002 Painted Ladies, Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery; Toronto, Ontario
2001 Scenes from the Kitchen , McMaster University Faculty Club, Hamilton, Ontario 2000 Stages, Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery; Toronto, Ontario

Selected Group Exhibitions and Events, 2007 to 2015

2015 WHAT (West Hamilton Artists Studio Tour)
2000 to 2009 Southwest Hamilton Artist’s Studio Tour, Hamilton, Ontario
2007 Westmount Gallery Show, Toronto, Ontario
2004 to 2006 Toronto Art Expo, Toronto Ontario
2004 Open Door, Annual Juried Exhibition; Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario

Sandee’s Featured Works

Sandee’s Upcoming Courses