Pat Ransom

Pat Ransom

Notice Board:

Some works by Pat Ransom may be available for purchase at the Loft Gallery location on Bruce St in Thornbury, Ontario. Commissions are also accepted. We are also pleased to announce a new studio location in Craigleith Ontario (coming fall 2023). Stay tuned. 


An award-winning graduate of  Ontario College of Art and Design University(Honours Painting and Drawing 2002, BFA with Distinction 2011). The focus of her work has been large abstracted urbanscapes of downtown Toronto, images of the Georgian Bay area near her Craigleith home and, "because human gestures fascinate me", she continues to work with the figure - especially portraits and figurescapes.

Pat works as a professional visual artist from her studio in Etobicoke. Pat has been invited to participate in a variety of juried shows where her paintings have won prizes.

She shows regularly in commercial and public venues, and is also a respected fine arts and painting instructor. Her work has been acquired by private and commercial collectors in Canada, the United States, Mexico and the United Kingdom as well as appearing on Canadian book covers and pamphlets.  



2017, 16, 15, 14 - Progressions VI, V, IV, III, McMichael Canadian Art Collection Kleinburg, ON

2017, 16, 15, 14  -McMichael Canadian Art Collection /Sir Sanford Fleming Ontario Touring Exhibition

- Goodwood Arts Centre, Goodwood,  ON

- Haliburton School of the Arts, Fleming College, Haliburton, ON

- Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Culture Centre, Etobicoke, ON

- Studio B, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke, ON

- Visual Arts at the Villa, Port Perry, ON 

2014,13  Square Foot Show, Loft Gallery, Clarksburg. ON  

2013,12 - Show Off, Koffler Centre of the Arts, North York

2011 - Monday Works, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke
2011 - Faculty Exhibit, Koffler Centre for the Arts, North York

2010 - Twenty Ten Collective, Neilsen Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke

2009 - Untitled Circa 2009, Red Eye Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto
2009 - COOL SHOW, Red Eye Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto
2009 - Women Painting Canada, Burdette Gallery, Orton, Ontario
2009 - Reflections of Soul Sisters in the House of Three, Red Eye Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto

2008 - Fragments - Solo Exhibit, Red Eye Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto
2008 - Figure Me Crazy, Painted Lady, Nobleton
2008 - Women Painting Canada, Painted Lady Gallery, Nobleton

2007 - Points of Departure, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke
2007 - Pat Ransom - ONE, Red Eye Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto
2007 - O CANADA, Greco & Ransom, Red Eye Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto

2006 - PAT RANSOM - URBAN PULSE 2006, Red Eye Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto

2005 - Urban Pulse Solo Exhibit, Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood

2003, 2004, & 2005 - Wednesday's Work, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke
2004 - '24 x 12', Flesherton Art Gallery, Flesherton, Ontario

2003 - Rhythms & Roots, Andersen-Huget & Ransom, Rosedale United Church, Toronto
2003 - Ransom & Weaver, Women's Art Association, Toronto
2003 - Horizon Dialogues - Ip, Ransom & Hocken, OCAD Gallery on Dundas, Toronto

2002 - Double Vision - Ransom & Weaver, Women's Art Association, Toronto
2002 - Thought Images - Kucharuk, Ransom & Shahrokhi, Gallery 401, Toronto
2002 - GO West, Queen Street West Galleries, Pages, Toronto

  Jenn-Aire exhibit "Perfect Collection" choice, Interior Design Show, Toronto, Canada

Juror's Award: Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke

Curry's Art Award: to a graduating student - Drawing and Painting, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto

BFA Graduation with Distinction, Ontario College of Art & Design University

  Private and commercial collections in Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, and United States
  Adam Martin Robbins, "Women Band Together to 'Paint' Canada", the Banner, March 2009, Orangeville

Smith, Matthew, 'Pat Ransom: The Urban Pulse Series' University of Toronto, October 2007, Toronto

Selkirk, Barbara, 'Pat Ransom - artist in many media', Dining and the Arts, Spring/Summer 2006, Collingwood/Barrie, Ontario

Holden,Brad, ' Life change gives artist new view of former vistas', The Enterprise Bulletin, March 4, 2005, Collingwood, Ontario

McEwen, Angela, 'Artist shows layers of life in Toronto's Urban Pulse ', The Collingwood Connection, March 3, 2005, Collingwood, Ontario

Professional Organizations:
  Past Director - CARFAC - Canadian Artists' Representation/le Front des Artistes Canadiens Ontario

Member - CARCC - Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective