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The Artist grew up in Montreal but has worked, lived and exhibited  world wide. India, Hawaii,  Dominican Republic and Spain among them, the latter as a Muralist at the Worlds Fair in Sevilla 1992. Nowa has received accolades and prizes for her work among them, first prize  ex aqu\equo in printmaking ,first prize for Digital Arts Concordia as well as acceptance to the the Salon Biennale of the Societe  Nationale des Beaux Arts, France in 1995. Her work is housed  in private, and corporate collections , including  Flora Canada, Organization Nationale pour la promotion du Patrimoine Canadien, and in many private collections in Dominican Republic, United States Canada and Europe.

 Nowa`s early art education was temporarily interrupted at 18 when an opportunity presented itself to take the Orient Express train overland to India . This was to be a pivitol influence in the young artists life and set the stage for a life long passion in the study of mystism. Nowa continued to travel throughout India for a year living primarily in Nepal and Kashmir. On her return she continued her Fine Arts education at the prestigious Montreal Museum School of Fine Arts, majoring in Painting & Animation before obtaining her Museum Diploma. She went on to complete her Fine Arts Degree, at Concordia University with minors in printmaking and video production.  Concurrently, Nowa completed a degree at the Dawson School of Photography. In 2006 Nowa completed her degree in Concordia`s Creative Digital Arts Program. The Artist has her studio and home in the  Laurentians, where she paints and lives full time.  


                                                                                                                                       irish nowa