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May 2021


May 10-31, 2021

The online exhibition page

3 pieces by Dina Belaia, juried into this exhibition - the ONLY drawings in the entire show:

Horsey, 21"x21", ink, markers on paper

Load, 20"x9", graphite

Coronafish, 7"x10", ink

November 2020 - January 2021:

Life on the Line, Mental Health Awareness Campaign 2020-21,
artwork posters in Toronto Subway by Twenty Twenty Art Gallery

Watch Dina's video on Twenty Twenty Gallery Instagram for the
Life on the Line mental health awareness project.


Load, 20"x9", graphite




Dina started her visual art training at an early age while living in Russia. As a teenager she joined the Analytical Art Studio, and still follows this school and artistic method for 30 years. In Canada, she continued her studies and graduated in Visual Arts from York University. She works as an illustrator and graphic designer and even a face/body painter, as well as a fine artist. Dina is a practicing artist who has exhibited locally, nationally and internationally, where her works received numerous merit awards and prizes. She is an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists.


Selected Art Shows (By Application and Juried)

•     Disrupting/Undoing, OCAD University, Open Gallery, 2013
•     Dina Belaia — Solo Show, Deer Park Library, 2013
•     Various Themes, Artisans at Work Gallery, 2016, 2017 (Not Juried)
•     Shades of Ability, Floral Hall, Toronto Botanical Gardens, 2016
•     Shades of Ability, Commerce Court, 2016
•     Shades of Ability, Floral Hall, Toronto Botanical Gardens, 2017 (Winner — Best Oil, Best Drawing)
•     Snowflakes Show, Yellow House Gallery, 2016, 2017, 2018
•     Drawing, John B. Aird Gallery, 2017
•     You Have To Take Stairs, Zebra Public Art Mgmt., 2017
•     Festivus Show, Northern Contemporary Art Gallery, 2017
•     Dina Belaia — Solo Show (34 pieces), Cedar Ridge Gallery, 2018
•     Annual Art Show, Central Connection, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022
•     Art Olympia Competition, Tokyo, Japan, Honorable Mention, 2019
•     20x20 Art Exhibition, Christine X Art Gallery, Sliema, Malta, 2020
•     Art as a Responce to Mental Heath, Doncaster Art Fair, UK, 2020
•    Painted Poetry, Art Nova Gallery, 2020
•    Ordinary No Ordinary, Tall Sequoia Gallery, 2020
•    Life on the Line, Mental Health Awareness Campaign 2020, artwork posters in Toronto Subway
      Twenty Twenty Art
•    Open National Juried Exhibition, Federation of Canadian Artists, 2020
      Online FCA National Show
•    Spring Forward, Federation of Canadian Artists (Toronto), 2021
•    Small, Federation of Canadian Artists (Vancouver), 2021
•    Joy of Summer and Faded but Beautiful, Art of Emotions Gallery (Toronto), 2021
•    Show-Up Show, Federation of Canadian Artists (Toronto), Honorable Mention, 2021
•    Spring Thaw, Federation of Canadian Artists (Toronto), Honorable Mention, 2022
      Online FCA 2022 Show
•    She Is, Art of Emotions Gallery (Toronto), 2022
•    The Marketer Magazine Art Competition 2021, Special Merit Prize, 2022    #TMAC2021 winners
•    Summer Pleasures, Federation of Canadian Artists (Toronto), Etobicoke City Centre, 2022
      see Summer Pleasures online
•    Harvest Times, Federation of Canadian Artists, Beaux Arts Gallery, Brampton, 2022
     see Harvest Times online 
•   Sunnybrook Hospital Art Show, Toronto, 2022-23 - check Sunnybrook gift shop online



Dina's drawings and paintings follow the school of Analytical Abstractionism (see

It employs a process of non-programmed creating forms from particular to whole, analysing the appearing image rather than synthesizing it. Try to understand not what, but how it is done.

Be interested not in the face of the clock, but in the inner mechanism to understand progression of time.





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