Exhibitions

Rene Thibault has exhibited through Art Societies and Commercial Galleries since 1989.
All are “juried group exhibitions” unless stated otherwise.

Legend;
CSPWC / Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour
FCA / Federation of Canadian Artists
SCA / Society of Canadian Artists
AFA / Alberta Foundation for the Arts
VAAA / Visual Arts Alberta Association
ASA / Alberta Society of Alberta

Recent Exhibitions

2024 Artists' Choice, FCA, an online exhibition.
2024 Scenes From Canada, FCA, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2024 Here & Now, CSPWC, an online exhibition.
2023 Limitless, FCA, an online exhibition.
2023 Open Water, CSPWC, Nielson Park Creative Centre, Toronto, ON.
2023 Abstracted Exhibition, FCA, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2023 55TH Open International Exhibition, SCA, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Toronto, ON.
2023 AIRE (Annual International Representational Exhibition), FCA, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2023 Landscapes Exhibition, FCA, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2023 Scenes from Western Canada, FCA, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2023 Federation Showcase, FCA, an online exhibition.
2022 Limitless, FCA, an online exhibition.
2022 AIRE (Annual International Representational Exhibition), FCA, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2022 54th Open International Exhibition, SCA, Papermill Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2022 Abstracted Exhibition, FCA, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2022 365 Calendar Project, FCA, an online exhibition. To be featured in the FCA’s 2023 Calendar.

Selected Past Exhibitions

2021 Elected Members Exhibition, SCA, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB.
2021 AIRE (Annual International Representational Exhibition), FCA, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2019 99th International Open Exhibition, National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, CA.
2019 Shaping Alberta, VAAA, at both Northern & Southern Jubilee Auditorium’s, Edmonton & Calgary, AB.
2019 Watercolour Competition, Royal Watercolour Society, Bankside Gallery, London, UK.
2016 Works On Paper, VAAA, both Northern & Southern Jubilee Auditoriums, Edmonton & Calgary, AB.
2011 Planet Earth (Curated), ASA/AFA, 2 year travelling exhibition in Alberta communities.
2008 108th Anniversary Exhibition, Philadelphia Water Color Society, McKinney & Long Galleries, West Chester, PA.
2008 Annual Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, Salmagundi Club Center for American Art, New York, NY.
2007 Vantage Points (Solo Exhibition), Collectors’ Gallery of Art, Calgary, AB.
2007 30th Annual Open Exhibition, Salmagundi Club Center for American Art, New York, NY.
2005 A Portrait of the Bow (Curated), ASA/AFA, 2 year travelling exhibition in Alberta communities.
2005 28th Annual Open Exhibition, Salmagundi Club Center for American Art, New York, NY.
2004 Watermark (Curated), Collection of the AFA, McDougall Centre, Calgary, AB.
2003 Crags & Coves (Solo Exhibition), VAAA, VAAA Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1999 AFA Collects Paintings (Curated), AFA, 3 year travelling exhibition in Alberta communities.
1998 Six Degrees of Separation (Curated), AFA, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB.

Awards & Publications

Awards

Recipients usually selected by the Jury

2023 First Place - Ann Zielinski Award for Abstracted Excellence / FCA.
2022 Honourable Mention / FCA.
2020 Honourable Mention / FCA.
2018 Jeanette Labelle Award / CSPWC.
2017 Honourable Mention / FCA.
2017 Honourable Mention / International Watercolor Society.
2016 Golden Product Award / CSPWC.
2015 Third Place Bronze Medal / FCA.
2015 Artist’s Magazine Award / CSPWC.
2015 Honourable Mention / SCA.
2015 Honourable Mention / FCA.
2014 Award of Merit / SCA.
2012 Landscape Award of Excellence / FCA.
2012 Finalist Award Certificate / Canadian Brushstroke Magazine.
2007 Grand Prize / Canadian Brushstroke Magazine.
2005 Award of Excellence / FCA.
2005 Certificate of Merit / Salmagundi Club Center for American Art, NY.
2005 Third Prize Award / Kerry Wood Nature Centre.
2004 Visual Arts Project Grant / AFA.
2004 Dorothy J. Corson Award / CSPWC.
2004 S. J. Sloan Award / CSPWC.
2002 Daler-Rowney Award / CSPWC.
2001 Award of Excellence / FCA.

Publications

2023 OPEN WATER Exhibition Poster / CSPWC.
2023 AIRE (Annual International Representational Exhibition) a book / FCA.
2022 Linear Perspective SIMPLY PUT / a book by Rene Thibault.
2022 AIRE (Annual International Representational Exhibition) a book / FCA.
2022 FCA’s 2023 Calendar / FCA.
2021 On The Edge, a book / FCA.
2020 AIRE (Annual International Representational Exhibition) a book / FCA.
2019 Painting On The Edge, a book / FCA.
2018 AIRE (Annual International Representational Exhibition) a book / FCA.
2016 AIRS (Annual International Representational Show) a book / FCA.
2015 Alumni Discovery Initiative / Interview by Susan Joyal, AUArts (ACAD).
2015 FCA’s 2016 Calendar, cover / FCA.
2014 AIRS (Annual International Representational Show) a book / FCA.
2012 Canadian Brushstroke Magazine / article on competition finalists.
2012 Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine / cover of the magazine.
2009 Wild Lands Advocate / magazine, Alberta Wildlife Association.
2009 Curry’s Art Wise Newsletter / artist of the month.
2008 DIVERSITY Exhibition Poster / VAAA.
2007 The Painted Valley, Artists along the Bow River (1845 to 2000) book by Christopher Armstrong & H.V. Nelles.
2007 Canadian Brushstroke Magazine / cover & article, Grand Prize Award.
2007 International Artist Magazine / featured artist, 10 page article.
2006 FCA’s Art Avenue Publication / A Painting In The Life Of…
2004 100 Ways to Paint Flowers & Gardens / International Artist Publishing.
2003 Edmonton Journal / review, Solo Exhibition at VAAA Gallery.