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Lydia Panart

  • About

    Lydia Panart

    “I take inspiration from human experiences to create intimate reflections of life”

    Lydia Panart is an award- winning artist born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She lived and studied in this artistic hub for three decades which has a significant impact on her appreciation and passion towards the arts and culture. 

    Inspired by the beauty of its European-influenced architecture, she studied at the National University of Buenos Aires, and graduated as an architect in 1991. Following her architectural practice, she developed her artistic career under the mentorship of Master Artist Kenneth Kemble, who brought to the Argentinean art scene the international movement known as Informalism. Her background and interest in Semiotics contributed to the progression of her painting from figurative to abstracted representations.

    Panart is known for her thought-provoking abstract artworks created primarily with acrylics, which have been exhibited nationally and internationally including invitations to Biennales and Art Symposia.

    Through her works, she reflects upon human experiences, her inner-self, her core values, and the responsibility towards a better self for a better world.

    Timothy Warrington, International Confederation of Art Critiques, London, UK, wrote: “Philosophically speaking, this Canadian artist emphasizes the meditative, intellectual and meaningful result of her compositions, focusing on a conceptual implication, albeit exquisitely emotional…”

    As a passionate educator, Panart has promoted the arts at many institutions including The McMichael Canadian Art Collection and the Art Gallery of Ontario. She also enjoys working with a variety of schools and corporations facilitating co-creating workshops.

    Panart regularly donates her work to charitable art auctions for fundraising purposes. In 2016, she was nominated for TD Bank’s 2016 “10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians”

  • CV


    1990-93 Kenneth Kemble Atelier, Buenos Aires (prime mover of the Informalist Movement)

    1991 Degree in Architecture, National University of Buenos Aires


    2018 Special mention of Excellence, Chianciano Art Biennale, UK

    2017 Special mention of Excellence, London Art Biennale, UK

    2016 ArtTour International’s 60 Top Masters of Contemporary Art, Montagnac, France

    2005 Visual Arts Award: 2005 Mississauga Arts Awards


    2018 Chianciano Art Biennale, Italy, Invitation (

    2017 London Art Biennale, London, UK (

    2014 Maiden Tower, 5th International Art Festival, Baku, Azerbaijan, Invitation 


    2007 Emaar 3rd International Painting Symposium, Dubai, UAE, Invitation


    Chianciano Art Museum, Chianciano Terme, Italy

    The Daniels Corporation, Toronto

    ProActive Business leadership, Ottawa

    Sheridan Ippolito & Associates, Barristers & Solicitors, Toronto

    Carte Wealth Management Inc, Mississauga

    Pallett Valo, LLP Lawyers, Mississauga


    2021 Alton, Alton Mills Arts Centre, “Umbrales” Solo Exhibit

    Paris, France, Singulart Online Art Gallery

    2018 Gagliardi Gallery, London, UK

    2017 Ottawa, City Hall, “Art of The Americas” on the occasion of the Canada’s 150 anniversary

    Toronto, AGO, Toronto Latin American Film Festival 2017      

    London, UK, La Galleria Pall Mall, “The Royal Arts Prize IV Edition”

    London, UK, London Art Biennale

    2016 Miami, USA, Red Dot Miami, Art Basel, The Gallery Steiner (Vienna, Austria)

    Florence, Italy, Grand Palazzo Borghese, Florence design Week

    Montagnac, France, Chateau St. Martin de la Garrigue, Art Tour International

    New York, Art Expo New York

    2015-16 Miami, Art Fusion Galleries      

    2015 Toronto, Columbus Centre, Carrier Gallery, “Art of The Americas”

    2014 Toronto, ArtaGallery, “Huellas” Solo Exhibit

    2013 Toronto, Centre of Excellence, York University “Argentinian Visual Artists in Toronto”

    2013-12 Toronto, ArtaGallery  

    2009-11 Oakville, Artspace Art Gallery

    2007 Mississauga, Art Gallery of Mississauga, 30th Annual Juried Show of Fine Art

    2006 Mississauga, Art Gallery of Mississauga, 29th Annual Juried Show of Fine Art


  • Classes & Workshops




    Private Commissions

    School Murals

    Team-Building Corporate Workshops

    Co-Creating Family Workshops

    Creative Private Groups Workshops

    Portfolio Development 

    Secondary Art Programs

    Post-Secondary Architecture or Fine Arts Programs

    In-Person or Online Acrylic Painting Classes


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