Jonal Fine Art Studio
Original oil and acrylic paintings


April Lafferty
April is an innovative and creative professional artist. She enjoys the challenge of creating colourful and inspiring works of art. Currently residing on Vancouver Island, she
continues to exhibit and sell to both a North American and International Market.


2014             Open own gallery space in Sidney BC

2013             Ben’s Fine Art Gallery, Prescott Arizona, USA

2013              Arizona Fine Art Expo Juried Fine Art International Exhibition Scottsdale AZ

2010 - 2011     Solo Exhibition at the Filberg Lodge in Comox, BC

2009               Invitational Art Exhibition sponsored by Hua Fan University, Fine Arts Dept., Taipei,  Taiwan.

                      The objective was to promote international art relationships, broaden art vision and
                      improve friendships between artists.
2009              East Meets West joint show with Taiwanese Artists from Vancouver & local artists
2008              Taiwan Fall Festival, Vancouver
2006              Solo Show Filberg Lodge, Comox BC
2005               Solo show Tita’s restaurant, Courtenay, B C
2004               Originals Only Show, Naniamo, B C
2004                Originals Only Show, Comox B C
2004 - 2005      Gallery 223, Naniamo, B C
2004                Naniamo Art Gallery Show
2004                Muir Gallery Juried Show, Courtenay, B C
2004                Brant Festival Juried Show, Qualicum Beach B C
2004                Woodland Gardens Art Show, Courtenay B C
2003                Langford Lavender Festival, Langford B C
2003 -              Artisans Gallery, Courtenay B C
2003 - 2005     Community Arts Council Studio Tour, Cumberland B C
2003 - 2004     The Abby Arts and Gifts, Cumberland B C 
2003                 Woodlands Garden Art Show, Courtenay B C
2003                 Originals Only Fine Art Show, Comox B C
2002                 Raven Lodge, Mount Washington
2002                 Art Odyssey II, Chemainus, B C
2001 – 2005     CVAG Studio Tour
2002                 Comox Valley Wildlife & Native Art Show
2001 – 2002    Art Market, Mount Washington B C
2000 – 2003    Nautical Days, Comox B C
2000 – 2004    Filberg Lodge, Comox B C
2001 – 2002    Mile High Arts Festival, Mount Washington
2002                Art Market, Landmark Hotel, Vancouver
2001                Filberg Gallery, Comox B C
2001                Designer Treasury Series – Lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery
2001                Trumpeter Swan Festival juried show, Courtney B C
1999 – 2002    Galerie d` Arts Contemporains, Montreal P Q
1999 – 2000    Coach House Gallery, Montreal P Q
1999 – 2000    Roslin Gallery, Roslin Ont.
1998 – 1999    Treasure Garden, Kingston Ont.
2008                  Guest Artist At the Taiwan Fall Festival in Vancouver
2005                  Chosen as one of 12 artists to attend a weekend at the             
                          Bamfield Marine Science Centre, operated by Western Universities to
                          paint and study marine animals and biology in exchange for a donated  
2002 – 2003      On the board of the Arts and Culture Accord Foundation
2003                  Painting donated to the Dragon Boat Society, Campbell River B C
2003                  Painted Mural for Cumberland Elementary School through B C Art Start                      
2002 – 2003      On the board of the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce
2002                  Painting donated to the Tamarack Foundation for learning disabled
2002                  Painted mural on the side of the Cola Diner, Qualicum Bay B C
1998                  Commissioned to paint a mural for St. Michael’s Academy Belleville,