Nita Forrest is active/lives in British Columbia / Canada. Nita Forrest is known for avant-garde painting.
Operating most of her career from a gallery in Victoria, British
Columbia, Nita Forrest was a painter, largely self taught although she
studied with Herbert Siebner, and was influenced by she Richard
Ciccimarra and Maxwell Bates.
She operated the Print Gallery in Victoria from 1968 to 1972, and in
this capacity proviced a venue for exhibitions by contemporary artists
including Jack Shadbolt, Tony Onley, Michael Morris, Donald Harvey, and
many other Victoria artists.
"Forrest was one of the original members of The Limners group, a social
association for Victoria artists including Maxwell Bates and Richard
Ciccimarra. In 1981 her work was selected to represent Victoria
in an exhibition which toured China, and in 1983 she was named an
Honorary Citizen of Victoria.