Contacting the Artist

Myrtle-Anne Rempel
c/o Sandy Key Group
906 - 1438 Richards St.
Vancouver, British Columbia  V6Z 3B8

Telephone: 1(604) 309 3995  Fax: 1 (604) 915 6510




  • Studied - New York School of Interior Design, 1972
  • University of the Fraser Valley (Honors), Best Painting of the Year Award; Graduated 1986
  • Studied with many great teachers - including Mircko Jakobow, and Allan Edwards



 MYRTLE-ANNE REMPEL SFCA NWWS CSPWC                                                                                            

Myrtle-Anne graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley with a major in Painting and Printmaking (Honors). She has exhibited extensively and has won many awards in Canada and the USA. Including the ARTY award for outstanding visual artist.  She is frequently asked to jury art in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.

October 8th, 2014 – at the 40th Anniversary of the UFV, Myrtle-Anne received the honor of being one of the “40 Distinguished Alumni “ for excellence in public service, business, the environment and service to the community.

She was awarded signature status in the Federation of Canadian Artists. – 2000 AFCA, and in 2003 SFCA, She was also awarded signature status with the Can. Society of Painters in Watercolor in 2001 (CSPWC) and the North West Watercolor Society (NWWS) in 2012. Her work is included in many private, corporate and Government collections in Canada, USA, Ireland, Austria, France, China and Africa.

Myrtle-Anne was asked by the Prime Minister of Ireland to hang her painting titled “Butterflies in Belfast”: in their permanent t collection in Government House in Dublin. This Painting depicts a symbol of Hope for lasting peace & reconciliation.

Some of the Galleries that she has exhibited in are:    

  • LeKAE Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona                       
  • Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary  
  • Bellevue Museum, N.W. Watercolor show                       
  • Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford     
  • Harrison Gallery, Vancouver BC                       
  • Abbotsford Art Gallery, Abbotsford BC 
  • Orcas Gallery, Saltspring Island                       
  • Van Dop Gallery, New Westminster BC
  • John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ont.                       
  • Fraser Valley University Gallery Federation Gallery,Vancouver BC                
  • Northwest Watercolor Exhibitions                                                                   
  • Australian International Juried exhibition, Sidney                                                    
  • International Mexican Juried Exhibition in Mexico city Museum 

She has been featured in many publications including:

  • Artist of BC, Art Impressions
  • Country Living  
  • Focus Newspaper
  • The Abbotsford Times
  • the Abbotsford News, ( six feature articles ) and 
  • the Federation of Canadian Artists cover ( 4 times),  2014 POTE Dossier ,
  • UFV, 40th Anniversary Magazine

She did two commissions for the Cover of the Alliance Women annual magazines for their International Publications.

She previously worked as a Interior Designer. Her community work includes serving on the board of the Crystal Gala Foundation for Breast cancer, serving on the board of governors of the Federation of Canadian Artists, and serving on the board of Governors of the Reach Gallery Museum since its inauguration.

She may be reached at - or telephone 1-604 309 3995                                  

 Website –  Myrtle-Anne Rempel, SFCA. NWWS, CSPWC

Commissions, Selected Exhibitions and Awards

Exhilbited in the POTE International Exhibiton  In Vancouver in 2014 and the NWWS show In Bothell.Wa in 2014

Awarded NWWS Signature Status with the Northwest Watercolour Society  in the USA 2012

Awarded ARTY award for Outstanding Visual Artist Fraser Valley (2008)

Elected to serve on the Inaurgral Board of Govenors  of the - Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford.-2008 - present

Re-elected First Vice President, Federation of Canadian Artists (2007).

1st Inaugural show in the Okanagan (2004)

Awarded SFCA Signature Status, Federation Canadian Artists (2003)

Gold Medal Show; Federation Gallery, Vancouver (2002)

Awarded AFCA Signature Status, Federation Canadian Artises 2001

Awarded CSPWC Signature Status (2001) with the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour in Toronto

Gold Medal Show; Federation Gallery, Vancouver (2001)

Aim for the Arts Show; Vancouver (2000)

Northwest Watercolor Society (1999).

Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour; Toronto, Ontario (1999).

Commission - "for Such a Time as This", Alliance Woman's Organization. For all their publications (1999).

Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour; Toronto (1998).

Commission - "Kindred Spirits", Alliance Woman's Organization. For all their publications (1998).

"Butterflies in Belfast", Painting presented to the President of Ireland, to hang in Government House (1998).

Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC. New gallery, Inaugural Show (1993).

Belleview Museum, Northwest Watercolor Show (1988).

Federation Gallery, Spring Show, award: Best in the Show (1986).

Images & Objects, awarded two Honorable Mentions (1985 & 1986).

Many Honorable Mentions awarded in Regional and Provincial Juried shows from 1984 to present.

Galleries and Representation

Abbotsford Art Gallery, Abbotsford, BC 2011 - 2012
Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford BC  2009

ARK ARK gallery - Kelowna, BC
Brimacombe Gallery, Chilliwack, BC

One person show, Town Centre Tower, Abbotsford, BC ( 2008)
Australia, International Juried Exhibitions, Sidney, Australia
Bellevue Museum, North West Watercolour Show
Calgary Alberta, Juried FCA Show
Cherish 11 Gallery, Harrison Hotsprings, BC
Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Flair Gallery, Abbotsford, BC
Fraser Valley University Gallery
Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary, AB (2005)
Harrison Gallery, Vancouver, BC
John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
LeKAE Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona (2005, 2006)
Mexico City Museum, Mexico, International Exhibition
Orcas Gallery, Saltspring Island, BC
Van Dop Gallery, New Westminster, BC


  • Abbotsford News 2009
  • Phoenix Sun, Featured Artist on the front page article  (2000)
  • Art Impressions, Spring 1987
  • Artists of British Columbia
  • Federation of Canadian Artists News, four times cover photo
  • Abbotsford News, six feature articles
  • Abbotsford Times, two feature articles
  • Country Living, December 1999-January 2000, feature article
  • Focus Newspaper, Cover and feature article, February 2000

Author- BRUSHSTROKES OF LFE; an autobiography