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Boat of Eternal Return                                                                       Cove Street Arts, Portland, Maine, Oct 2022- Jan 2023

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

Boat of Eternal Return                                                                      PAMA public art museum, Brampton, September 2015 - January 2016 

The Eden Contract                                                                             Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, February 1998 

The Eden Contract                                                                             North Bay Arts Centre, North Bay, December 1997 

The Eden Contract                                                                             Laurentian University Art Gallery, Sudbury, October 1997 

The Skin of God                                                                                   Cambridge Public Art Gallery, Cambridge, March 1996 

The Skin of God                                                                                   Latchem Public Art Gallery, Stouffville, January 1995 

The Eden Contract                                                                             Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, February 1994 

The Skin of God                                                                                  Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, January 1993 

Galileo’s Eyelid                                                                                    Galerie L’Imagier, Public Gallery, Ottawa,  October 1992 

Stephanie Rayner                                                                               Peel Heritage Public Gallery, Brampton, November 1990 

Stephanie Rayner New Works                                                         Quan-Scheider Gallery, Toronto, October 1989 

Stephanie Rayner                                                                               Thomas Gallery, Winnipeg, May 1988 

Uncommon Ground                                                                          St. Lawrence Centre, Toronto, October 1987 

Stephanie Rayner                                                                              Quan-Scheider Gallery, Toronto, May 1987  

Uncommon Ground                                                                          Brampton Public Art Gallery, Brampton, May 1986 

Stephanie Rayner                                                                              Quan-Scheider Gallery, Toronto, May 1985 

Stephanie Rayner Works on Paper                                                 Brampton Public Art Gallery, Brampton,  April 1983 



Strong Women (curated)                                                                 Fryeburg Cultural Center, Maine, 2020 

Great and North (curated)                                                              Onsite Gallery, Toronto,  2018 

Imago Mundi (curated)                                                                    Venice, Italy, 2017 

Exchange (curated)                                                                           PAMA Pubic Art Museum Brampton, 2015 

Converge (curated)                                                                          Maine College of Art Portland Maine, September 2012 

The Urban/Rural Divid (curated)                                                   Art Gallery of Mississauga, September 2011 

Altered Books (curated)                                                                  Portland Public Library, Portland , Maine, April  2011 

Floating Worlds                                                                                 Luxun University of Art, Shenyang China, 2009 

First Impressions MECA                                                                 Maine College of Art, Portland, ME., November 2009 

The Paper Mill (juried)                                                                     John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, 2008 

Contemporary Prints (curated)                                                     The Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME., March 2008 

Works on Paper (curated)                                                              The Chocolate Church Art Center, Bath, ME.,  September -December 2006 

Book Arts (curated)                                                                         Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine, December - April 2006  

Shadow Box                                                                                       Portland Film Festival, Portland, Maine, January 2002 

Raynerart                                                                                           Belleville Public Art Gallery, Belleville, April 1997 

Re-Collection                                                                                   Art Gallery of Mississauga, curated from permanent collection, Mississauga, October 1996 

Cono Sur                                                                                           Harbourfront, curated, Toronto, September 1995 

Recent Acquisitions                                                                         Peel Heritage Public Gallery, curated, Brampton, August 1999 

The Print Mill                                                                                    John B. Aird Gallery, juried ,Toronto,  August 1992 

Medicine Hat Print Show (juried)                                                 Medicine hat Museum of Art,Alberta,  January 1991 

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

Raynerart                                                                                           Peel Heritage Public Gallery, Brampton, November 1991 

The Octagon Expedition                                                                 Tony Urquart, Stephanie Rayner, Tony Onley, Gordon Rayner, Comox BC 1988 

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

Contemporary Printmaking                                                           Harbourfront Gallery, juried, Toronto, September 1987 

Works on Paper                                                                                Art Gallery of Ontario, juried, Toronto, May 1985 

Works on Paper                                                                                Art Gallery of Hamilton, curated, Hamilton,  April 1982 

Uncommon Ground                                                                        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


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








Exile Arts and Literary Magazine 42.3


The Child Book

Prose poem and artwork special section



Claire Wilks...What the Hand Sees


Essay:  In France there is a line...

Page 123 isbn 978-155096-733-3



Memories of Open Studio

Stephanie Rayner

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

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 2004


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



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 2012 Oct. 2004 Oct. 2004 2003


Nov 15 2009 Aug 20 2006 Oct 5, 2005 March 12, 2005 Sept. 2003 Spring, 2000 Feb. 24, 1994 April 23, 1994 Summer 1993 January 28 1993 Nov. 1, 1992 Fall 1992 Oct. 30, 1992 Nov. 4, 1992 Oct. 21, 1992 Aug. 21, 1992 July 6, 1992 Dec. 2, 1990 May 14, 1988 Sept. 1987 Nov. 7, 1986 April 8, 1986 March 26, 1986 April 14, 1986 April 18, 1986 April 16, 1986 Dec. 1985 Winter 1985 June 1984 April 13, 1983

1994 1992 1990 1988 1987


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 Ont. 1995-2012

Ohio Water Colour Society, Cleveland, Ohio 2010

The Chocolate Church Arts center, Bath, Maine 2006

Cawthra Park School for the Arts, Toronto 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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