Virginia Stoddard Resume


Born in Nova Scotia, Virginia has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Allison University (English Literature) and a Master’s degree from Dalhousie University (Library Science).  She has lived in Yarmouth since 1979 and has come to love the rugged and handsome landscapes, riverscapes and seascapes of southwestern Nova Scotia.

Virginia worked at the Western Counties Regional Library for 34 years, retiring as deputy  regional director in 2004.

Since her retirement, she has enjoyed  devoting more time to the arts.  In particular, learning from Cecil Day how to take drawings further through different etching techniques gives on-going  pleasure.



Watercolour painting with Maggie Schmidt (2006)

Palette knife painting with Frank Boudreau (2005, 2006)

Etching and other printmaking techniques with Cecil Day (2004 – )

Etching  with Anna Syperek (2006)



2005    Spring Show, Yarmouth Art Center

YarmouthLand and Sea, Yarmouth Art Society

Printmakers’  Exhibit, th’ YARC

A Gathering of Visions, AcadiaUniversityArtGallery

2006    Folio: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books, VANS, ARTsPLACE Gallery,

Annapolis Royal and YarmouthCountyMuseum

Colours of Summer, Yarmouth Art Society

La Mainveille-estampes 2006, Galerie Pere-Legere Comeau, Universite Ste.Anne

2007    Nova Scotia Printmakers’ Exhibit. Sign of the Whale, Dayton

Regional Images, Yarmouth Art Society


Memberships and Affiliations

Nova Scotia Printmakers Association

Visual Arts Nova Scotia

Yarmouth Art Society