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Carla  Miedema,  Artist

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               264 Langfield Street, Kingston ON, K7P 3C8, Canada  
                tel. (613)531-9191    


Artist, Carla Miedema, was born in the Netherlands, and after growing up in Kingston, has spent 47 years in the Cloyne area, on the edge of the Canadian Shield, and since then moved to Kingston.  Her keen interest in art led her to a succession of interest courses in art.  To enhance these skills, Carla graduated with a Fine Art Degree from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.


1991  Bachelor of Fine Art Degree from Queen's University. 
1970... Raising my family of  five children.
1967- 85 Numerous interest courses in oil painting, pottery, and crafts.
1967 Registered Medical Technologist Degree from Kingston General Hospital, and C.S.L.T.
Carla Miedema is always looking for a new venue to exhibit and sell her art.  The following is a selection of exhibitions Carla has participated in during the past 25 years.
  • Grand Theatre, Springer Lounge, Kingston, ON
  • Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Kingston, ON
  • Hastings Board of Education, Belleville, ON
  • Belleville Public Library Gallery, Belleville, ON
  • Balderson Cheese Art Gallery, Balderson, ON
  • Tweed Public Library, Tweed, ON




"Spiritual Echoes" and "Mythological Voice",
by Carla Miedema and Suzanne Charo,
21A Queen St., Kingston, ON,  May 4 -27.


  • Gallery ArtPlus, North Front Street, Belleville,ON.
  • K.R.A.C. Salon, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Kingston, ON, annual event.
  • Bon Echo Art Exhibition & Sale, Bon Echo Provincial Park, Hwy. 41, ON, annual event.
  • Mazinaw Country Studio Tour, Cloyne, ON, annual event.
  • Cobourg Lions' Artfest, Victoria Park, Cobourg, ON, annual event.
  • K.A.A.I. Art Auction, Kingston, ON, annual event.
  • Showcase Art & Craft Exhibition, Cloyne, ON, annual event.
  • Algonquin Visitor Centre Gallery, Algonquin Park, ON.
  • Edward Day Gallery, O.K.W.A. juried show, Kingston, ON.
  • B.A.A. juried show, Belleville Public Library, Belleville, ON.
  • Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON.
  • Presqu'ile Art Gallery, Presqu'ile Provincial Park, Brighton, ON.
  • "The CABIN", Crafts & Antiques, Hwy. 41 south of Northbrook, ON.
  •   Colin Edwards Art Gallery, Bon Echo Provincial Park, Hwy. 41, Cloyne, ON., annual event.
  • "Styles for Miles" Salon, Kingston, ON.
  • Agnes Etherington Art Rental, Queen's University,   Kingston, ON.
  • Queen's Sesqui Artfest, "Unquenchable Spirit: the Art of Queen's", Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  • Artist in the Community program in Belleville, ON.
  • Kawartha Art Festival, Fenelon Falls, ON.  annual event.
  • Art Among the Ruins, Newburgh, ON, annual event.
  • VAGA gallery, King St., Gananoque, ON, represents some of her art work.
  • Martello Alley & Martello on Brock Galleries, Kingston, ON, exhibits her artwork.


  • Don Maddock's Award for "Lichen # 1" & "Lichen # 2", at annual juried E.C.O.A.A. Exhibition.
  • 2nd prize for "Undergrowth # 1" at Presqu'ile Provincial Park Art Gallery.
  • Honourable mention for "Mushroom # 4" at annual juried E.C.O.A.A. Exhibition.
  • 2nd prize for "Melodies", at Niagara Art Festival, ON.


  • Netherlands: Alkmaar, Apeldoorn, Amsterdam, Arnhem, Leeuwarden.
  • Canada: Kanata, Carp, Kingston, Mississauga, Moosonee, London, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Oshawa, Halifax.
  • United States: Buffalo, Dallas, Virginia.


  • The Frontenac News, Sharbot Lake, ON.
  • The Whig-Standard, Kingston, ON.
  • The Independent Artists' Review, Kingston, ON.
  • The Tweed News, Tweed, ON.
  • The Community Press, Madoc, ON.
  • "Artevents", K.R.A.C. Newsletter, Kingston, ON.
  • CABLENET, Interview on the "Morning Show" T.V., Kingston, ON.
  • Modern Fuel Newsletter, K.A.A.I., Kingston, ON.
  • The Guide, Napanee, ON.
  • The Intelligencer, Belleville, ON.
  • Kingston This Week, Kingston, ON.


1991- Member of numerous artist associations.
1992- 97 Published in O.K.W.A. Datebook, and member of the Organization of Kingston Women Artists, Kingston, ON.
1993- 97 Treasurer of O.K.W.A., Kingston, ON.
1995-2017 Mazinaw Country Studio Tour, chair and initiator, mid July annual event, Cloyne, ON.
Friends of Bon Echo Board of Directors (1998-2000 Vice-President of  Friends of Bon Echo Park).  She was the chair and initiator of the annual Bon Echo Art Exhibition & Sale which happens annually the last weekend in July, at Bon Echo Provincial Park, Cloyne, ON
She is a member of the committee and helps with advertising and wherever help is needed.
Carla sets up the schedule & juries the artists to exhibit at the Colin Edwards Gallery, at greystones' Store & Bookshop, in Bon Echo Provincial Park.
1996-2000 Secretary of the North Addington Guild, which puts on "Showcase" annually, Cloyne, ON.

A few pieces of Carla' art was also included in the book "The Salmon River Watershed.
Treasurer of the North Addington Guild,  and help with advertising "Showcase", Cloyne, ON.
Carla's art was showcased in the Celestial Planting Calendar , published byEarth Haven Learning Centre, Thomasburg, ON
Carla's pen & ink illustrations were published in Frederick M. Wiseman's book, "Seven Sisters"

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