Herzl Kashetsky

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Received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction from Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, 1972.
First solo exhibition, Saint John, N.B. 1976.
Three months of independent study in Florence and Rome, 1977.

A professional painter for the past twenty-seven years, dedicated to the creation of art of the highest quality and integrity, whose work is represented in collections both private and public throughout Canada. Exhibited regionally, nationally and internationally and recognized for artistic achievement and contributions to the greater community by way of an Honourary Doctorate from the University of New Brunswick and the Canada 125 Commemorative Medal.

In the opening remarks of the recent exhibition A Prayer for the Dead, distinguished Canadian artist Dr. Alex Colville described the show as “a leading achievement of enormous significance a tectonic shift in the world of culture”. The humanitarian theme of this exhibition was the principal factor in the awarding of the 1997 New Brunswick Red Cross Humanitarian Award.

Awards
1997	New Brunswick Red Cross Humanitarian Award inaugural recipient.
1993	Creation Grant New Brunswick Arts Branch.
1992	Honourary Doctorate bestowed by the University of New Brunswick for artistic achievement and
	contribution to the community.
1992	Canada 125 Commemorative Medal presented for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to the community in
	recognition of  The 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada.
1976	Canada Council Arts Grant.
1998	Saint John Harbourfront A gift to the Premier of New Brunswick from the City of Saint John.
1997	Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick 1994 – 1997 The Province of New Brunswick
1997	Supertankers Galloway and Primrose, Maiden Voyage, Saint John Port Corporation
1996	Supreme Court Justice Gerard LaForest, University of New Brunswick Law School
1976	1998 - numerous private commissions.

Collections
Legislature of New Brunswick
U. N. B. Law Library
Patterson, Palmer, Hunt, Murphy
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
CSPWC Diploma Collection
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
The Royal Collection of Drawings and Watercolours
Binney & Smith Inc.
Irving Oil Limited
The Canada Council Art Bank
Bank of Montreal
Shell Canada
Petro Canada
The New Brunswick Museum
The New Brunswick Art Bank
U.N.B. Art Centre
City of Saint John
Royal Trust Company

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