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Bio

Alan WylieC.S.P.W.C., AWS D.F., SFCA., NWWS., CIPA.,CWA, LWS.

Alan Wylie was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1938. In 1960, he graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with a degree in Mural Design and Mosaics. He immigrated to Nova Scotia in 1967 and began a career as a full-time artist and teacher. In 1974, he moved to British Columbia and now lives in the historic village of Fort Langley with his artist wife, Janice Robertson.


Awards

1956- Silver Medal, Glasgow Art Gallery, Scotland
1960- Governor’s Award, Glasgow School of Art
1964- Professional Award, East Kilbride, Scotland
1968- Don J. Oland Trophy, Halifax, NS
1979- SFCA Senior status- Federation of Canadian Artists
1984- CSMA Signature Status- Canadian Society of Marine Artists
1986/87- President of the Federation of Canadian Artists
1992- Gold Medal- Canadian & Australian International Watercolor Exhibition
1993- “Old Forge Hardware Prize”- Adirondacks Juried Exhibition, New York
1997- “Martin Family Award”- Adirondacks Juried Exhibition, New York
1998- AWS Signature Status- American Watercolor Society
1998- “High Winds Medal”- American Watercolor Society, New York
1998- “Old Forge Hardware Prize”- Adirondacks Juried Exhibition, New York
1998- Gold Medal- Federation of Canadian Artists Signature Members Annual Exhibition
1999- “CFS Medal”- American Watercolor Society, New York
1999- Jack Richeson Award”- California Watercolor Society
1999- “Smith Packing Co., Inc Award’- Adirondacks Juried Exhibition, New York
1999-“Art Associations Award”-Northwest Watercolor Society, Seattle, Washington
1999- “Award of Excellence”- FCA Signature Members Annual Exhibition
2000- NWWS Signature Status- Northwest Watercolor Society
2000- CIPA Signature Status- Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists
2000-“ People’s Choice Award’’- Aim for Arts International Exhibition
2000- Award of Distinction-Louisiana Watercolor Society, New Orleans
2001- “High Winds Medal”- American Watercolor Society, New York
2001- Dolphin Fellowship Status- American Watercolor Society.
2001- Gold Medal Award- California Watercolor Association, San Francisco.
2001- CWA Signature Status- California Watercolor Association.
2001- The Rouse Gold Medallion- Adirondacks National Exhibition, New York.
2001-“ People’s Choice Award ”-  Adirondacks  National Exhibition, New York.
2002- Forstall Art Supplies Inc.Award-Louisiana Watercolor Society, New Orleans
2002- LWS Signature Status- Louisiana Watercolor Society, New Orleans.
2002- Juror of selection – Adirondacks National Exhibition, New York.
2003- Judith and A.Richard Cohen Award, Adirondacks National Exhibition, New York.
2003- Grand Prize, 1st. Annual “ On The Edge “ Federation of Canadian Artists International Exhibition
2004- Dong Kingman Award, American Watercolor Society, New York.
2004- Wilcox School of Color Award, Northwest Watercolor Society.
2004- The Adirondack Express Award, Adirondacks National Exhibition, New York.
2004- Spilsbury Gold Medal, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, B.C.
2005- Helen Budd Burness Memorial Award, Adirondacks National Exhibition, New York.
2005- Juror of Selection- 105th. Philadelphia Watercolor Society International Exhibition.
2006 -Juror of Selection- 139th. American  Watercolor Society, New York.
2006- Mario Cooper and Dale Myers Medal, American Watercolor Society, New York.
2006- Third Prize- Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Open Exhibition, Seattle.
2006- First Prize- Louisiana Watercolor Society International Exhibition, New Orleans.
2006- Appointed Ambassador for the American Watercolor Society.
2007- Awarded The Lifetime Achievement Award, Federation of Canadian Artists.
2007- CSPWC Signature Status, Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolor, Toronto.
2007- Dorothy J Corson Award, Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolor, Toronto
2007- Anne Williams Glushien Award, American Watercolor Society, New York.
2007- Merit Award, Watercolor Art Society, Houston, Texas.
2007- Second Prize, Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Open Exhibition, Seattle.
2007- Exhibiting in the First Contemporary International  Water media Masters, Nanjing, China.
2008- Alden Bryan Memorial Award, American Watercolor Society, New York.
2008- Appointed Honorary Member, Jiangsu Watercolor Research Institute, China.
2009- Second  Prize, Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolor, Vancouver.
2010- Juror of Awards, Adirondacks National Exhibition, Old Forge, New York.

2011- Best of Realism, International Guild of Realism, Santa Fe, New Mexico.