Zoraida Anaya

Simplicity, portability and experimentation drive my creative process. My interests include land art, installation, intervention, sculpture, ink drawing, assemblage, and linocut printing.  Me? Lifelong learner. Deserts fascinate me. Overconsumption concerns me. 


2024 "Mottainai: The Beauty of Reclaimed Materials"  Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto

2021 "Confluences"(Bravo), Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON

2021 "148th OpenJuried Exhibition" Ontario Society of Artists, online exhibition

2021 "The Lockdown Exhibition" member's show, Gallery 1313

2021 "Collage 2021" John B.Aird Gallery, juried show, Toronto

2020 "À la croisée des chemins” Bravo-Sud,  Musée de Timmins

2020 "Drawings Across Disciplines" OCAD University, Toronto

2020 "Plastic Dreams; BrokenPromises", City of Toronto's Cedar Ridge Gallery, WAP Collective

2019 "The Parkdale BiennialProject– Part III" Gallery 1313

2019 "Wild imperfections" Toronto Public Library, S. Walter Stewart Branch, WAP Collective

2019 "Louise Was Here" Gallery 1313, Red Tree Collective

2019 "Parting Lines II" curated group show, Continuing Studies Gallery, OCAD University

2018 "My World, My Community" John B. Aird Gallery; juried show

2018 "Mere Bodies or SomethingMore" WAP Collective, Red Head Gallery, Toronto 

2017 "Collective 20" curated group show, Gallery 1313, Toronto 

2017 “Context II” juried group show, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri

2017 “À la croisée des chemins” Bravo-Sud, Thames Gallery, Chatham, ON

2017 “À la croisée des chemins” Bravo-Sud, Galerie 815, Hearst, Ontario

2017 “4 Cardinal Points” WAP Collective, Gallery 1313, Toronto

2016 “Toronto: Urban Reflections” curated group show, OCADU Continuing Studies Gallery

2016 “S’affranchir” Bravo-Sud, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON

2016 “Collagism” Museum Strathroy-Caradoc, juried show, Strathroy, Ontario

2016 “S’affranchir” Bravo-Sud, Glendon College Gallery, Toronto

2016 “My World, Your World”, WAP Collective, Smith Gallery, juried show, Toronto

2015 "Ceci n'est pas une boite" MIFO Gallerie D'Art Eugene-Racette, Zoraida Anaya & André Pilon, Ottawa

2015 “S'Affranchir” Bravo-Sud, Galerie 815, Hearst, Ontario 

2015 "The End of Books” - Gallery 1313

2015 «S'Affranchir » Bravo-Sud, Muséede Timmins, ON

2014 Queen West Art Crawl (with Gallery 1313), Toronto

2014 International Miniature Art Project, Gallery50, INDEXG main gallery

2014 GAS Gerrard Art Space, TheDrawing Show

2014 Burlington Art Centre, 35th Annual Art Auction, juried exhibition

2013 “Painting on the Edge” Federation Gallery, Canadian Federation of Artists, Vancouver, juried show

2013 “Invisible Walls” Gallery 1313,  Toronto

2013 “Square One”, juried show, Gallery of St. Albert,  AB

2013 “Rosedale Art Fair”, juried art fair, Toronto

2012 “Night Moves”, Gallery 1313, Toronto

2011 “Square Foot Show” AWOL Gallery,Toronto

2011 “Riconciliazioni: molto anni dilimbo” Gallery 1313, Toronto

2009 “Mirando al Sur/Looking South” juried group exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2009 “99 Pieces on the Wall”, Cre8ery Art Gallery, juried show, Winnipeg

2009 “Through the Eyes of the Artists” Etobicoke Assembly Hall, Lakeshore Arts, 16th annual juried exhibition.

2009 “Soledad” Toronto Public Library, juried exhibition, S. Walter Stewart Branch.

Public Art

2018 "StreetArt" City ofToronto's Outside the Box Program; WAP Collective

2020 "L'eau c'est, Water is"Bravo-Sud, mosaic at Christie Pits Park, Toronto


2015 Catalogue: S'affranchir ArtPostal au XXI Siècle  (auteur : Bravo SUD)

2015 Metro News Toronto, issue June18,  2015

2015 Akimbo: Akimbit Connects, July 16, 2015, Toronto 

2015 TV Rogers, Ottawa, "EntreNous" show Nov 5/15 

2015 TV Rogers, Ottawa, ÉmissionRegArts, Nov 5/15 

2017 Forum 600 The Six Hundred Magazine (fall/17 issue)

2017 Catalogue : A la croisée desChemins (auteur : Bravo SUD)

2017 Gallery 1313; 20th year anniversary catalogue; Toronto

Referenced: "Defis et metamorphoses",School of Dance, Ottawa

2020  "The ArtisticTime 11"  La Macina di San CresciYearbook

2021 Ontario Society of Artists, 148th Juried Group Exhibition Catalogue

2022  "Confluence" Catalogue (Bravo-Sud)


Maison Les Buis, La Feuillade, Charente, France

La Macina di San Cresci, Greve, Italy

Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands

CASA Art Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta

Spark Box Studio, Picton, Ontario

Susana Wald, San Andres Huayapan, Oaxaca


Bravo-Sud, Gallery 1313, Red Tree Collective, WAP Collective


2015 Ontario Arts Council


OCAD University, BFA student

OCAD University, Studio Skills Certificate 

Art Students League of NewYork

Museé d’arts decoratifs du Louvre, Paris 

Certified Project Manager, University of Toronto

B.A. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

A.A. Langara College, Vancouver

B.B.M. Universidad del Norte, Colombia

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