Jennifer Dickson

Jennifer Dickson had already established an international reputations an artist before emigrating to Canada in 1969. Born in the Republic of South Africa in 1936, she studied at Goldsmith’s College School of Art (University of London, England) from 1954-59 and from 1960 – 65 was an Associate of the prestigious graphic workshop, Atelier 17 in Paris, studying under the late S.W Hayter. 

She has lived and worked in England France, Jamaica and the United States. In 1974 she became a Canadian citizen and currently lives in Ottawa, ON. 

Since 1962, Dickson has had more than 60 one-person exhibitions in six countries and has participated in more than 400 group exhibitions. She has been a guest lecturer in nine universities in the United States and has been invited to speak all across Canada at art schools and universities. 

Her best-known work consists of: hand-tinted photo etchings, giclee, black and white silver gelatin and cibachrome prints with subject matter ranging from Italian landscape, sculpture, architecture and mythology.