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Boat of Eternal Return                                                                       

Stephanie Rayner                                                                                

Boat of Eternal Return                                                                       

The Eden Contract                                                                             

The Eden Contract                                                                              

The Eden Contract                                                                             

The Skin of God                                                                                   

The Skin of God                                                                                   

The Eden Contract                                                                            

The Skin of God                                                                                  

Galileo’s Eyelid                                                                                     

Stephanie Rayner                                                                               

Stephanie Rayner New Works                                                          

Stephanie Rayner                                                                                

Uncommon Ground                                                                          

Stephanie Rayner                                                                                

Uncommon Ground                                                                          

Stephanie Rayner                                                                               

Stephanie Rayner Works on Paper                                                 

Cove Street Arts, Portland, Maine, Oct 2022- Jan 2023

Jackson Art Gallery, Jackson NH., October - November 2019  

PAMA public art museum, Brampton, September 2015 - January 2016 

Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, February 1998 

North Bay Arts Centre, North Bay, December 1997 

Laurentian University Art Gallery, Sudbury, October 1997 

Cambridge Public Art Gallery, Cambridge, March 1996 

Latchem Public Art Gallery, Stouffville, January 1995 

Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, February 1994 

Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, January 1993 

Galerie L’Imagier, Public Gallery, Ottawa,  October 1992 

Peel Heritage Public Gallery, Brampton, November 1990 

Quan-Scheider Gallery, Toronto, October 1989 

Thomas Gallery, Winnipeg, May 1988 

St. Lawrence Centre, Toronto, October 1987 

Quan-Scheider Gallery, Toronto, May 1987  

Brampton Public Art Gallery, Brampton, May 1986 

Quan-Scheider Gallery, Toronto, May 1985 

Brampton Public Art Gallery, Brampton,  April 1983 


Strong Women (curated)                                                            

Great and North (curated)                                                            

Imago Mundi (curated)                                                            

Exchange (curated)                                                                           

Converge (curated)                                                                      

The Urban/Rural Divid (curated)                                                   

Altered Books (curated)                                                                  

Floating Worlds                                                                                 

First Impressions MECA                                                                 

The Paper Mill (juried)                                                                   

Contemporary Prints (curated)                                                      

Works on Paper (curated)                                                               

Book Arts (curated)                                                                          

Shadow Box                                                                                      



Cono Sur                                                                        

Recent Acquisitions                                                         

The Print Mill                                                                            

Medicine Hat Print Show (juried)                                     

Open Studio 20th                                                                        


The Octagon Expedition                                                               

Innovation Technique                                                                     

Contemporary Printmaking                                                            

Works on Paper                                                                                

Works on Paper                                                                               

Uncommon Ground                                                                        

Fryeburg Cultural Center, Maine, 2020 

Onsite Gallery, Toronto,  2018 

Venice, Italy, 2017 

PAMA Pubic Art Museum Brampton, 2015 

Maine College of Art Portland Maine, September 2012 

Art Gallery of Mississauga, September 2011 

Portland Public Library, Portland , Maine, April  2011 

Luxun University of Art, Shenyang China, 2009 

Maine College of Art, Portland, ME., November 2009 

John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, 2008 

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME., March 2008 

The Chocolate Church Art Center, Bath, ME.,  September -December 2006 

Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine, December - April 2006  

Portland Film Festival, Portland, Maine, January 2002 

Belleville Public Art Gallery, Belleville, April 1997 

Art Gallery of Mississauga, curated from permanent collection, Mississauga, October 1996 

Harbourfront, curated, Toronto, September 1995 

Peel Heritage Public Gallery, curated, Brampton, August 1999 

John B. Aird Gallery, juried, Toronto,  August 1992 

Medicine hat Museum of Art, Alberta,  January 1991 

20th Anniversary Touring Show, Liz Wylie, Curator, January 1991 

Peel Heritage Public Gallery, Brampton, November 1991 

Tony Urquart, Stephanie Rayner, Tony Onley, Gordon Rayner, Comox BC 1988 

National Symposium, juried, U of Toronto, Toronto, November 1987 

Harbourfront Gallery, juried, Toronto, September 1987 

Art Gallery of Ontario, juried, Toronto, May 1985 

Art Gallery of Hamilton, curated, Hamilton,  April 1982 

Brampton Public Art Gallery Snaige Sileka and Stephanie Rayner,  1982


The Ashley Fellowship Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario,  2015 -2016 

Public Choice Premiere Award Brampton Public Art Gallery, 1995 

Juror’s Award, Latcham Gallery, 1992 

People’s Choice Premier Award, Latcham Gallery, 1992 

People’s Choice Premier Award, Peel Heritage Gallery Premiere Award, 1991 

Colour and Form Show Premiere Award, 1988 

Colour and Form Show Premier Award,  1985 


The Institute for Theoretical Physics, Switzerland

PAMA, Permanent Collection, Brampton Ontario

Art Gallery of Mississauga, Permanent Collection Mississauga Ontario
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Permanent Collection Oshawa Ontario

Peel Heritage Gallery, Permanent Collection Brampton Ontario

Canadian Federal Government, Toronto Ontario

Trent University, Peterborough Ontario

CN Corporate Collection, Toronto Ontario
City of Brampton, Permanent Collection, Ontario
Board of Education, City of York, Permanent Collection, Toronto Ontario 

Etobicoke Board of Education, Permanent Collection, Toronto Ontario

Peel Board of Education, Permanent Collection, Ontario
Price Waterhouse Collection, Toronto Ontario
Imperial Oil Collection, Toronto, Ontario

Ernst and Young Permanent Collection, Toronto
Cavelti and Associates, Permanent Collection, Toronto Ontario

Nancy and Richard Self, Permanent Collection Toronto Ontario


Institute for Religion in an Age of Science, New Hampshire, Video & Installation

Beginning with the End, God, Science and Wolfhart Pannenberge, Open Court Publishers, Chicago, Cover


Extension Magazine Print and Drawing Council of Canada, Cover & Back Cover
St. Lawrence Centre/Cavelti Capital Management, Poster
Guardian Trust Company/Federation Ontario Naturalists, Poster
Canadian National Railways, Poster
Toronto Heart Foundation, “Hearts for Art”, Poster


Exile Arts and Literary Magazine 42.3

The Child Book

Prose poem and artwork special section




Memories of Open Studio

Stephanie Rayner

Page 258 -262 isbn 978-0-09690485-3-4



Claire Wilks...What the Hand Sees

Essay:  In France there is a line...

Page 123 isbn 978-155096-733-3




ELQ Art and Literary Magazine 36.4

Boat of Eternal Return 

Prose poem and art by Stephanie Rayner

Cover and special colour section of art work


Medusa Art and Poetry Journal


Poem by S. Rayner


I.R.A.S Red Book 

The Wizard of Oz - Art, Science and Religion

Article by S. Rayner

Portsmouth, New Hampshire


New Canadian Encyclopedia

Article and art work

Printmaking by Stephanie Rayner

Canadian Travelers in Italy, Exile Editions

Art Work, Galieleo's Eyelid by Stephanie Rayner


Exiles Exiles Volume  16 Number 2 & 3

Photograph of Stephanie Rayner by John Reeves

Page 134


Exile Volume 14 Number 1

Cover River Carpet

Pictorial essay by S. Rayner




Boat of Eternal Return

Stephanie Rayner at PAMA

Brampton, Ontario

2015 - 2016

Imago Mundi - Out of the Bush Gardens

Toronto, Ontario, Venice, Italy

2015 - 2018


The Maine Print Project

Portland, Maine


Cono Sur


Toronto, Ontario


The Eden Contract

Stephanie Rayner at The Mississauga Art Gallery

Mississauga, Ontario


The Skin of God

Stephanie Rayner at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Oshawa, Ontario




Books and Journals

Exile, Irving Layton 100 Years
Organizations, People and Strategies in Astronomy, Vol.1, Dr Andre Heck, Springer Co. New York

Organizations, People and Strategies in Astronomy, Vol.4, Dr Andre Heck, Springer Co. New York
The Zygon Center for Religion and Science, Vol.4, “Stephanie Rayner: Art, Religion and Science”, Carol Albright

Beginning with the End...God, Science, and Wolfhart Pannenberg

Galelieo's Eyelid by Stephanie Rayner cover art, essay on Stephanie Rayner by Carol Albright

Exile Volume 16 Number 4, Special Issue. “Exile’s Exiles”

Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy, Vol. 4 in Astrophysics and Space Sciences Library. Andre Heck, PhD,MEd 

45 years of Heck in Professional Astronomy, J.Hube, Vedenngeist

The Eden Contract - A Synopsis of the Educational

Values of the Show and Lectures,

Stuart Reid


Newspaper and Magazine Articles

First Impressions Portland Press Herald, art critic Bob Keyes
The Maine Sunday Telegram, ”Celebrating The Print”
The Bath Brunswick Times Record, “Stephanie Rayner/ The Print Project”
Portland Press Herald, “Bridging Science and Religion”, Jen Fish
Orion, “Stephanie Rayner: Art and Astronomy”, A.L. Nath
Woman, “Creative Potential”, Amy Baskin
The Mississauga News, “Eden Contract Examines Beauty of Myth” Sandy MacLean
Mississauga Business Times, “The Eden Contract Renegotiated”
Extension (The Print & Drawing Council of Canada), Vol. 3, No.4,”The Skin of God”, Claudia Mandler-McKnight 3 – The Toronto Star, “Oshawa Gallery Exhibit Fascinates with Scientific Abyss”, Christopher Hume
The Ottawa Citizen, “Art Work Full of Meaningful Connections”, Visual Arts, Nancy Baele
Art Word, “Drapes, Vines and a Shaman”, Mark Critoph
Le Droit, Ottawa/Hull, “Heureuse Rencontre de la Technologie, de la Religionet de L’art”
Le Regional, Aylmer, Quebec, “Un Exposition des Montages Extraordinaires”, Carol Perry
Aylmer Bulletin, “Spiritual Art Born Out of Conflict Between Religion and Science”
The Globe and Mail, “An Inventive Show”, Kate Taylor
The Ottawa Citizen, “Mid-summer Day’s Dream”, Nancy Beale
The Sunday Sun, “Prints to Treasure”, Liza Balfour-Bowen
Winnipeg Free Press, “Technology Takes Curious Twist”, Randal McIlroy
The Art Post, “Stephanie Rayner”, Tom Gotlebe

 The Burlington Post Artscape, “Impressive Show”, Lois Crawford
The Toronto Star, “Art World Tough for Woman”, David Steen
Brampton Times, “Rayner’s Art on Display”, Linda Reed
Brampton Times, “Colletchist Content”, Vaughn Cocke
Brampton Guardian, “Unusual Prints”, Peter Tyn
Brampton Guardian, “Artist Laments Death of Myth”, Julius Xavier
City & Country Home, “Prints Consort”, Sarah Yates
Canadian Art, “Special Pleasure of Canadian Prints”, Gwen Warner
Canadian Business, “Prints”
Brampton Guardian, “Show United by Sky Symbolism”, Peter Tyn



Accolades, Channel 10, Interview
Belle Art, French CBC, Interview
Art, TVO, Interview
The Octagon Expedition, CBC, Documentary
Canada AM, TVO, Debate: Bateman & Stephanie Rayner. Prints vs Reproductions

March 2012

Oct. 2004 


Jackson School of Art, 2020, Jackson, Mass.                                                                      

Haliburton School of the Arts, 1995 -2019, Haliburton , Ontario.

Maine College of Art, 2000-2012, Portland, Maine

Ohio Watercolor Society,2010, Dayton, Ohio

Haystack School of the The Arts, 2002,2011 , Deer Isle, Maine

Sir Sanford Fleming College, Haliburton, Ontario 1995-2012

Haliburton School of the Arts, Haliburton, Ontario 1995-2012

Ohio Water Colour Society, Cleveland, Ohio 2010

The Chocolate Church Arts center, Bath, Maine 2006

Cawthra Park School for the Arts, Toronto, Ontario 2005

Nielson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke, Ontario

Luxun Academy of Art, 2009, Shen Yang, China

Portland School Board, Special Project – Visual Arts Teachers

Chocolate Church Art Center, 2006, Bath, Maine
Haystack Mountain School of the Arts, Deer Isle, Maine 2002 McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario 2001-2005

Southampton Art School,1995-2007, Southampton, Ontario. 

O.I.S.E. Visual Art Special Project,2001-2005, Toronto, Ontario

Special Project, Toronto 2000-2007 Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Havergal Special Art Mentorship Program,1997, Toronto, Ontario
Havergal College, Special OAC Mentorship Program, Toronto 2000 Bishop Strachan College, OAC Program, Toronto 1999 Special Projects Grant
North Bay Arts Centre, North Bay, Ontario 1997-1998 Laurentian University Art Gallery, Sudbury, Ontario
Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Havergal College, Toronto, Ontario 1997 Bishop Strachan College, Toronto 1996 Southampton Art School, Southampton, Ontario 1995-2007 Bloor Collegiate, Toronto 1995 Lakeshore Collegiate, Etobicoke, Ontario
Art at the Boyne, Toronto School Board Special Project, Toronto 1994-1997 Mississauga Art Gallery, Special Projects Grant - Lectures to 14 schools,
Peel Board of Education, Mississauga, Ontario
Cawthra Park School for the Arts, Toronto 1993 Loretto Abbey, C.A.I. S. Grant, Toronto, 
Walden Art Camp, C.A.I.S. Grant, Scarborough School Board, Toronto, Ontario
Special Projects Grant: Robert McLaughlin Gallery: Lectures and workshops to 15 high schools, Oshawa, Ontario
Metro Toronto Secondary School Board, Lecture Series to O.A.C. students at 8 schools, Toronto

Cawthra Park School of the Arts,1993-2006, Mississauga, Ontario
Scarlet Heights Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario
Loretto College, C.A.I.S. Grant, Toronto, Ontario
Loretto Abbey, Toronto, Ontario
Art at the Boyne, Toronto School Board Special Project, Toronto, Ontario
Several school boards and camps throughout Ontario (names supplied on request)



Open Studio, Vice-President
Open Studio, Head of Visiting Artist Program Visual Arts Ontario

1992 1991

1990 1980s


1989-92 1990-2000

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