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Marvyn Rivett – Snowbird Artist

Address: 117-8111 Forest Glen Drive
Niagara Falls, Ontario
L2H 2Y7

Winter Address: 8 Emerald Circle,
Eustis, Florida
32726

Studio/ Gallery: 4738 Valley Way, Niagara Falls

Graduated from McMaster University in 1970, Toronto Teacher’s College in 1971, OISE University of Toronto in 1974.

Worked for 30 years as an elementary school teacher, special education teacher, and teacher consultant. Retired in 2001.

Since retirement I have spent some time playing golf and mandolin and a lot of time working on my art.

Art memberships:
Pumphouse Art Centre, Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON
St. Catharines Art Association, St. Catharines, ON
Eustis Art League, Eustis, FL
Lake Eustis Museum of Art, Eustis, FL
Pastel Society of Central Florida

I have taken classes and workshops from:
Tony Bianco - oil painting
John David Anderson - plein air oil painting, Haliburton School of the Arts
Albert Handell, Richard Mckinley, Michael Chesley Johnson - pastel and oil painting, plein air and studio
Maggie Price, Doug Dawson, Gloria Betlam, Ray Hassard, Jack Pardue - pastel painting

I have taught acrylic, oil and pastel workshops for, The Niagara Pumphouse Art Centre, The Parkway Artists Guild, The Eustis Art League, The Lake Eustis Museum of Art and DK Art Supplies.

I have taught children's art classes at The Niagara Pumphouse arts centre and I teach private students at my Niagara Falls studio.