KATI BUJNA FINE ART STUDIO, owned by Kati Bujna, artist, art and decor consultant, art advocate.
My personal legacy with art and its uplifting effects on people in their living spaces began with the collection of Impressionist era paintings in my grandmother’s home.
During the 1920s, she was superintendent of an artist colony outside of Budapest, Hungary, and was often paid rent with paintings and etchings. This extensive collection of early art works from painters, which later became nationally famous, are displayed in our family's homes and continue to connect me to my love of family heritage, art history and my devotion to artist advocacy.
Throughout my marketing and graphic design career travelling throughout North America and the Caribbean, it's always a privilege to meet and collaborate with visual artists and innovators from many cultures and industries. Throughout my life experiences and graduate art studies at Sheridan College, Fanshawe College, the Haliburton School of The Arts, and most recently studying Interior Decorating at Conestoga College, helping people create joyful and visually engaging living and working environments - matters to me.
Today, I live inspired and surrounded by “the legendary trees of old Galt” in Cambridge, Ontario with my fiancé Ron and our pet dog, a Chinese Crested hairless puppy named Scarlett No’Hara.
2013 President’s Honour Roll, The Haliburton School of the Arts, Haliburton, ON
2012 Program Achievement Award, Visual Arts, The Haliburton School of the Arts, Haliburton, ON
1994 Corporate Award – Website Design & Development, Switchview Inc., Waterloo, ON
1993 Corporate Identity and Annual Report Design, Switchview Inc., Waterloo, ON
2013 CEI Studio Main Gallery, “Photo Innovations” , Waterloo, ON
2013 CEI Studio Main Gallery, “Synapses” , Waterloo, ON
2007-09 The Kissing Bridge Trail Studio Tour, St. Jacobs, ON
2016 we@YOUme Gallery, April 8-23, Hamilton, ON
2013 The CEI Studio Open Studio, CEI Main Gallery – May, July, September, November, Waterloo, ON
2013 The Mary Allen Studio Tour, Waterloo, ON
2013 Open Doors Ontario, Waterloo, ON
Related Media Experience
2013 Interview, The Waterloo Region Record, Kitchener, ON
2013 TV Guest, Rogers DayTime TV interview, Arts segment, Kitchener, ON
2011-16 Interior Decorating, Conestoga College, Waterloo, ON
2012 Visual Arts Fundamentals – Painting and Drawing, Graduate, The Haliburton School of the Arts, Haliburton, ON
1998 Interactive Multimedia, Post Graduate Diploma, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
1981-4 Advertising Arts, Fine Art studies and Graphic Design Major, Fanshawe College, London, 3-Year Advanced Diploma, London, ON
2014 Antiques and Furniture, Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON
2013 Space and Floor Planning, Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON
2013 Digital Photography, Video, Video for the Web, Colour Management, Henry’s Imaging, various locations, ON
2012 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Training (WHMIS),The Haliburton School of the Arts, Haliburton, ON
2012 Media Training, Trillium PR, Kitchener, ON
2011 Introduction to Interior Design, Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON
2011 Colour Fusion, Painting with Acrylics, Elora Art Center, Elora, ON
2010 Pragmatic Marketing, Professional Certificate, Kitchener, ON
2010 Abstract Painting, Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas, ON
2004 Digital 35 mm Photography, Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON
2003 Advanced 35 mm Photography, Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON
2001 Managing Brand Equity for Greater Profits, York University, Toronto, ON
1995 Online Communications, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
1992 Management Communications, PDI Institute, Toronto, ON
1989 B&W Photography and Print Making, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
1986 Copywriting, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
English, Hungarian, French Canadian