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BORN                     Italy

CITIZENSHIP       Canadian 

EDUCATION         NSCAD   Bachelor of Fine Art  Major: Painting, Minor: Art History   

SCHOLARSHIP    Centennial Scholarship  Bank Of Nova Scotia Fund                   



Work     Orange Gallery      Ottawa ON  November 2020


Solo     Orange Gallery     Ottawa ON December 2018

Solo     Secord Gallery      Halifax NS  November 2018

Solo       Galerie Blanche   Montreal QC  October 2017

'Painter Painting'   Applecrate Galleries   Ottawa ON March 2017

Solo          Orange Gallery     Ottawa ON November 2016 

Solo          Secord Gallery      Halifax NS October 2016

New Work     Secord Gallery     Halifax NS. March 2015

National Portrait Gallery     Wallack Gallery     Ottawa ON Nov.. 2014

'Painting Now - featuring The Walking Man'  Buckland Southerst Gallery   Vancouver BC Nov. 2013

'Snapshot'    Secord Gallery Halifax  October 2013  

Hotel California  Wallack Galleries Ottawa March 2013

New Work  Hotel California San Francisco CA Dec. 2012

A Conversation cont ... Orange Gallery   Ottawa,ON Jan. 2012

A Conversation with Painting Secord Gallery  Halifax, NS  Oct.2011    

A Winter’s Night  Secord Gallery   Halifax, NS  Feb. 2010 

… continued  Secord Gallery     Halifax NS Oct. 2008 

Girl in Yellow with Friends  IPO Gallery   Ottawa, ON Feb. 2008 

New Works   Buckland Southerst Gallery   Vancouver, BC  April 2007  

A Complicated Beauty   Secord Gallery  Halifax, N.S   Feb. 2007 

New Works  Secord Gallery    Halifax, N.S  March 2006 

New Works  Buckland Southerst Gallery   Vancouver, B.C Oct. 2005 

Forget me not    Secord Gallery      Halifax, N.S   Oct. 2004 

Portraits     Artist Corner        Victoria, B.C   July 2003

New Works     Secord Gallery       Halifax, N.S  Mar. 2003 

Still Life     O’Doumas Gallery    Guelph, ON.  Nov.2001      

Recent Works     Libertine     Halifax, N.S.    Nov. 2000 - Mar.01                                                                                            

Monarda B.F.A. Exhibition    Anna Leonowens Gallery   Halifax, N.S.   May 2000 

Self Portrait  Neptune Theatre      Halifax, N.S.  Sept. 1999 


AIRE (Juried Group)    Federation Gallery      Vancouver BC       September 2019   

'Untitled'   Artless Bastard Gallery   Depere Wisconsin   August 2019

Group    Niagara Pumphouse Gallery    Niagara On the Lake    Just 2019

 Annmarie's Salon des Refuses     Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center    Dowell, MD March 2019

Figureworks Pop Up   Wallack Galleries   Ottawa ON  October 2018

'The Confederation Portrait Gallery'   Pop Up Gallery   Charlottetown PEI June 2017

The Red Show    Teichert Gallery  Halifax. NS  February 2016

NSCAD  Alumni Exhibition  Halifax N.S   September  2015

Teichert Gallery Group Exhibition  Halifax N.S  October 2015

Juried     Figureworks      Ottawa ON Nov. 2014

Group Exhibition     Teichert Gallery   Halifax NS   Oct.  2. 2014

Nocturne  Art Sales & Rental Gallery  Halifax Oct. 2013, 2012

Group Exhibition 'MAN UP' Gallery in Duderstadt Center/University of Michigan July 2012

Group Exhibition  ArtSales & RentalGallery  Halifax,NS Nov.2011

Nocturne  Group Exhibition ArtSalesRental Gallery  Halifax,NS Oct. 2011   

Figureworks     Orange Gallery  Ottawa, Sept. 2011

Beach (group show )     Secord Gallery      Halifax, NS Apr. 2011 

I Am Not Afraid  Patrick John Mills Gallery Ottawa ON Jan.2011 

Nocturne Event   Art Sales & Rental    Halifax NS Oct. 2010

Group Show    Art Sales and Rental     Halifax NS Nov.2007/8/9          

Group Show (Red)   Cube Gallery     Ottawa, ON Nov. 2007

Mayor’s Art  Festival    Ottawa City Hall     Ottawa, ON Oct. 2005 

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition  Nathan Phillips Square     Toronto, ON July, 2005             

Festival for the Arts      Whitney Pier   Sydney, N.S Oct. 2004 

Sooke Fine Arts   Sooke Region Museum   Victoria, BC Aug. 2004 

Art and Soul Art Auction (fundraiser)    Eglinton Grand    Toronto, ON  Feb. 2004 

A rose is a rose is a rose   Grand Forks Art Gallery   Grand Forks, B.C Jan. 2004-Mar.04 

Small, Smaller, Smallest   Federation of Canadian Artists  Vancouver,BC Dec.2003

Whitney Pier Festival of Visual Arts   Whitney Pier   Sydney, N.S  2001-03 

Sooke Fine Arts   Sooke Region Museum   Victoria, BC   2003 

Recent Work   Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition   Toronto, ON  July 2003         

Streetscapes    Art Sales and Rental Society     Halifax, N.S.  Oct.   2001        

TOAE   Nathan Phillips Square   Toronto, Ont. July 2001  

Landscape The Lasting Inspiration   Praxis Gallery  Toronto, ON   2001

TOAE   Nathan Phillips Square     Toronto, ON   July 2000


Group   Galerie Blanche    Montreal QC  December 2018

Italian Historical Centre      Ottawa ON   September 2018

Canada 150       Orange Art Gallery      Ottawa ON   July 2017

'Faces & Figures'(group)   Secord Gallery   Halifax NS March 2017

Group Exhibition     Secord Gallery    Halifax NS  Sept. 12  2014

'Drive the Cold Winter Away'   Orange Gallery    Ottawa ON January 29 2014

December Exhibition   Wallack Galleries    Ottawa ON December 2013

Annual Group Show     Galerie D'Avignon     Montreal QC November 29, 2013

Annual Group Show    Art Sales & Rental Gallery    Halifax NS November 7-25,  2013

Small Medium Large       Ottawa School of Art      Ottawa  ON Oct. 2013

'Doorways'    Wallack Galleries  Ottawa Nov. 10  2012  

'New Work'  Westin Bay Shore Hotel  Vancouver, BC September2012

'Portraits'  Secord Gallery  Halifax,NS February 2012 

'I KilledTheGroup of 7'  PatrickJohnMills Gallery  Ottawa,ON Sept.2011

'SummerHeat'(Special Invitation.Group)   Tay River Gallery   Ottawa, ON July 2011

 'Porn Is/Not Art'  Patrick John Mills Gallery Ottawa, ON Apr. 2011

 'New Work'    Buckland Southerst Gallery   Vancouver, BC Nov.2010

'Four New Artists'    Diana Paul Galleries    Calgary,AB June 2009 

'Small Works'      Terence Robert Gallery  Ottawa, ON Dec-Jan 2008-09

'Group Show' (Summer Exhibit)     IPO Gallery    Ottawa, ON  July 2007 

'Gallery Artist’s'    Secord Gallery     Halifax, N.S  Dec. 2004

'Interiors'         Pendulum Gallery    Vancouver, BC Sept. 2004 

'Rembrandt’s Attic'   Grand Forks Art Gallery  Grand Forks, BC Sept. 2004             

'Cezanne’s Closet'     Union Gallery    Queen's University, Kingston, ON Feb. 2004

'Gallery Artists'          Secord Gallery    Halifax, N.S  Dec. 2003 

'Anniversary'            Secord Gallery    Halifax, N.S    Sept. 2003 

'Human Image in the Landscape'    Artropolis 2003    Vancouver, B.C  May 2003 

'Anna’s Auction Party'  Anna Leonowens Gallery    Halifax, N.S. May 2003

''Walking the dog'    Avenue Gallery    Victoria, B.C May 2003

'Mayday Erotica'       Xchanges Gallery      Victoria, B.C May 2003

'Gallery Artists'      Secord Gallery   Halifax, N.S    Nov.-Dec.2002 

'Landscapes'      Fran Willis Gallery     Victoria, B.C   Oct. - Nov. 02

'Alpha Chalk'    Argyle Gallery     Halifax, N.S.      Sept.- Oct.2002                         

'ANNA’s BIRTHDAY BASH for Queen Victoria'   Anna Leonowens Gallery   Halifax, N.S   May 2002                 

'STILL LIFE'    Secord Gallery    Halifax, N.S    Apr.2002

'SMALL WORKS'    Argyle Fine Art    Halifax, N.S.    Dec. 2001

'Annual Exhibit'   Khyber Art Centre   Halifax, N.S   Nov.-Dec.  2001                   

'Anna’s Birthday Bash'   Anna Leonowens Gallery  Halifax, N.S.   May 2001


Ziraldo Paintings Show Sensitive Style.   Halifax Herald Elissa Barnard October 17 2013 VISUAL VIEWPOINTS: Ziraldo’s paintings show sensitive style | The Chronicle Herald

Mother as Artist  Ottawa Citizen   Peter Simpson March 28 2013


Rogers TV Ottawa.  Interview at Vernissage March 23 2013

Ottawa Citizen March 21 2013

Montreal Gazette March 21 2013

Review ArtSlant Toronto December 8 2013

Closing Reception San Francisco Chronicle December 8 2012

Artist in Residence  Argot & Ochre Public Relations Firm  San Francisco CA.  December 6 2012

The Best Doors Are The Ones You Can't See   Ottawa Citizen Peter Simpson November 13 2012

A Conversation with Painting...cont.  Rogers TV Ottawa, Chiara Marcazzan February 26 2012

Ziraldo Looks at us, the Viewers  Elissa Barnard  Chronicle Herald, November 6, 2011

Countering Chaos  Victoria Nolte PatrickJohnMills Blog  Oct 8 2011

Halifax Nocturne   Chronicle Herald, October 2011

At the Galleries  Chronicle Herald May 2011

Beach Exhibition Elissa Barnard The Halifax Herald N.S May 2011

What's Happening  Chronicle Heraldo February 2011

 Art for Art Sake  Aly Thomson Halifax Magazine.  January 14 2011

Solo Exhibit  Chronicle Herald October 2008

Girl in Yellow with Friends  Rogers TV Ottawa,Kathy Mueller April 2008

Girl in Yellow w Friends Denis Armstrong The Ottawa Sun April 3 2008

Ziraldo: Queen of Colour  Elissa Barnard  Chronicle Herald February 2007

Performance in Paint Elissa Barnard  Chronicle Herald October 2004

At the Galleries  Elissa Barnard Chronicle Herald March 2003

At the Galleries  Elissa Barnard Chronicle Herald September 2002

At the Galleries  Elissa Barnard  Chronicle Herald April 2002



Judge     Villa Marconi Children's Drawing Competition May 2013

Artist Residency     San Francisco   November/December 2012 

Judge     Villa Marconi Children's Drawing Competition  May 2012 

Mentorship Program      NSCAD University   present

CollabArt   School mentor   Ecole Victor - Brodeur    Victoria, B.C  2004                                             

Tits and Glitz (Fundraiser)     Pier 21     Halifax, N.S  Oct. 2002/06/07   
Fool Hearted Gala (Fundraiser)   Lord Nelson   Halifax, N.S.  Apr. 2001/02  
Watercolour Workshop     Artist: Leighton Davis     Halifax, N.S.    Oct. 1999

Oil Painting     Toronto Board of Education   Jan.-Apr. 1996

Four Week Workshop     "Art Through Experience"  Atlin, B.C     Jun.-July 1995

Watercolour Workshop    Grand Manan School of Art  New Brunswick  Sept. 1993



Collection of Scotia McCleod Halifax NS

Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax NS

Art Lease Canada

Hotel California San Francisco CA 

The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Birnie & Company, Vancouver

WESGROUP, Vancouver

O’Regan Vehicle’s, Halifax

Private Collections  North America. South America. Europe

Prestige Private Collections Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal,

New York NY



Ottawa:      Wallack Galleries 203 Bank St.  613-235-4339

Halifax:       Secord Gallery 6303 Quinpool Rd. 902-423-6644  

                     Teichert Gallery 1723 Hollis Street 902-424-3087

Montreal:     Galerie Blanche 218 Saint Paul Street West. 513-656-3272

Vancouver:  BucklandSoutherstGallery 2460 MarineDr 604-922-1915           

Toronto:      Art Interiors 446 Spadina Rd Suite 203   416-488-3157 



  • CARFAC                                            
  • National Art Gallery
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia