Dawn Stofer was born in Victoria, British
Columbia in 1955.
Dawn studied fine art at the University of Victoria,
then furthered her education by studying art and
education at the University of Calgary in Alberta.
Dawn finished her studies, she found a great outlet for
her creativity working in the film and television
industry. She was based in Vancouver until 1996.
working in the movie business for a number of years,
Dawn felt a need to get back to art and she put her
entire focus back to painting.
the next two years painting in London England where she
found a mentor in the late British painter Guy Roddon
whom she spent time drawing and painting in the south of
then returned to Vancouver looking to establish a home
base. She found this on Denman Island where her studio
and gallery is open to the public.
paintings are in many private collections
internationally and can also be found at The Avenue
Gallery in Victoria, B.C.