Allan O’Marra is a graduate of OCAD University in Toronto, a multi-award-winning artist, art teacher, transpersonal psychotherapist, self-published writer, fine arts columnist and art exhibition jurist.
He has had 33 solo fine art exhibitions and participated in over 70 group shows in a 44-year career. And has works of art in numerous private and corporate collections.
He presently teaches art to 3 levels of children as wel las two adult classes for the Pickering Recreation Department and in artist-in-the-school programs in various schools in the Durham Region. And holds an annual weekend workshop at his rural property near Bancroft. He writes a column in which he profiles local artists for Metroland Media/durhamregion.com, paints and offers psychotherapy from his home in Ajax.