artist Martina Shapiro painting featured in the book of HRH Princess Takamado of Japan.


Martina Shapiro's painting "Abstract Red Tulips" was featured in the book of lectures of Her Highness Princess Takamado ("Stepping Stones for an International Perspective"), published by the  Osaka University of Arts in Japan 2014.

artist Martina Shapiro painting in York University Osgoode Hall Law School.

April 21, 2005 - Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Formal presentation of my oil painting to Hon. Peter Cory, former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and current Chancellor of York University. This painting titled "Building His Case" , was commissioned by the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers.
The dedication on the portrait reads: "Presented to the Honorable Peter Cory in appreciation of his keynote address to the first joint conference of the American and Canadian Colleges of Construction Lawyers, Coral Gables, Florida, February 2004".

The dedication on the portrait reads: "Presented to the Honorable Peter Cory in appreciation of his keynote address to the first joint conference of the American and Canadian Colleges of Construction Lawyers, Coral Gables, Florida, February 2004".


artist Martina Shapiro painting in the Supreme Court of Canada.

November 5, 2004 - Supreme Court of Canada, Ottawa

Martina Shapiro painting "Building Precedents" that was commissioned by the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers which was presented to The Right Honorable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

The inscription on the plaque on the frame of the painting reads: "Presented to the Supreme Court of Canada, in appreciation of the keynote address of the Right Honorable Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin PC to the First Joint Conference of the American/Canadian Colleges of Construction Lawyers, Coral Gables, Florida - February 2004."


Lunch with the Chief Justice

Art exhibition in showroom Elena Miro, Milano, Italy - artist Martina Shapiro painting.

October 13, 2004 - Showroom Elena Miro, Milano, Italy

Art exhibition "Morbidamente Donna"

Martina Shapiro painting "Sensual Curves" has won a special premium of the Jury. Here are some photos from the event:



Nel corso della serata di mercoledì 13 ottobre 2004, presso lo showroom di Elena Miro' a Milano, si è conclusa la premiazione del concorso d'arte Morbidamente Donna.

Il presidente della giuria prof. Vittorio Sgarbi, la gallerista Antonia Jannone, e il dott. Giuseppe Miroglio hanno decretato i tre vincitori assegnando anche due premi speciali.

Artist Martina Shapiro painting from Elena Miro exhibition in Milano, Italy.

Summer 2003 exhibit (June 20th - August 22nd)
at the
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Museum (National Historic Site of Canada).
The exhibit consisted of paintings, photographs and installations
created by a group of juried artists and focused on the architecture
and social history of British Columbia's fishing industry.

artist Martina Shapiro exhibition

Me with my painting "Building An Identity" from the exhibition.


Photo from the Opening Night Reception of the Beaux Arts exhibition (March 7- April 11, 2001)

at the Zack Gallery in Vancouver. You can see my painting "Muzika" in the background.