Curriculum Vitae

EXHIBITIONS:

Up Coming Shows.

  • 2016.  Fort St. John Cultural Centre Gallery.
  • 2015.  QEII Hospital Gallery.

2014

  • Home is where the Art is.  Juried Show.  Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, Alberta.

2012

  • BACS Cultural Inspirations. Second Place Awarded.  Beaverlodge Area Cultural Centre, Alberta.
  • Dawson Creek Art Gallery.

2011

  • Art of the Peace Travelling Exhibition.  Piece selected to participate in travelling show throughout Alberta and Northern British Columbia.
  • Red.   Centre for Creative Arts.  Grande Prairie, Alberta.  A juried exhibition.

2010

  • Finding Balance Between Light and Dark.  Centre for Creative Arts.  Grande Prairie, Alberta.  A Solo Exhibition on new pieces over the past 6 months.
  • Art of the Peace Members Exhibition.  Centre for Creative Arts.  Grande Prairie, Alberta.
  • Teacup.  Centre for Creative Arts.  Grande Prairie, Alberta.
  • Cultural Inspirations.  Beaverlodge Area Cultural Society.  Beaverlodge, Alberta.  This is a Juried Exhibition of regional artist, received second place award.
  • The Grande Prairie Figure Drawing Exhibition.  Centre for Creative Arts.
  • Clay.  Centre for Creative Arts.  Invited to create drawings/painting of the pottery exhibition.
  • Once Upin a Still Life.  Unique Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB.  A show based on all new works.
  • QE II Dream Home.  Grande Prairie, AB.  An invite to showcase the home with local artists work as a fundraiser for the QE II Hospital.
  • 2010 Prairie Art Gallery Art Auction.  Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB.  A fundraiser for the gallery and an oppertuity to see local artists and supporters of the arts.
  • 2010 Arctic Winters Games Show.   Centre for Creative Arts, Grande Prairie, AB.  A show created for the AWG profiling local artists.

2009

  • Flaunt.  Centre for Creative Arts, Grande Prairie, AB.  A show composed of instructor works as well as works done from students through the Centre.

2003

  • Five Abstract Painters.  Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB.  A invited and currated exhibition of 5 painters in Northern Alberta.

2002

  • Thirty Days and Thirty Nights. The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.  An exhibition based on the recent travels of Europe.  Documenting and drawings of the thirty day excursion.

2001

  • Tranluscent Travels. Artisans de Mexico (the Muse Gallery), Grande Prairie, Alberta.  A solo exhibition of current works and ideas.

2000

  • Members Exhibition. Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.  An exhibition based of the practicing artists of the Prairie Art Gallery.
  • Recreated. Unique Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.  A reunion of a group of artists that spent many years together and have finally went their own directions in life.

1999

  • Members Exhibition. Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.  An exhibition based of the practicing artists of the Prairie Art Gallery.

1998

  • New Crop In The Peace. Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.  This is an invitational traveling show organized by the gallery for young and emerging artists of Northwestern Alberta to travel around Alberta for two years.
  • Precious. Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John, B.C.  This will be a solo show based on installation work and some 2D pieces.
  • Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, B.C.  This is a group show with Trent Breitkreutz, James Bishop, and Bryan Haab.
  • The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.  The group show is based on the graduation pieces from the 1998 University of Calgary  Graduating Exhibition.
  • Resolution. Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta.  This show will be made of the 1998 BFA Graduates from the University of Calgary.
  • Handle with Care. The New Gallery, The Frontal Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.  This was a solo show.  The Artist-Run gallery is for emerging artist to develop their ideas in an environment that allows the artist to change and manipulate the piece on display.
  • Group of Four: Elements. Devonian Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.  This is a group show incorporating a number of different disciplines including drawing, painting, and sculpture.

1997

  • 1997 BFA Post-Miniature. Art is Vital, Calgary, Alberta.
  • My Glass House. The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Group of Four: Four Years Ago. Unique Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.

EDUCATION:

1996-1998

  • Graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

1993-1996

  • Graduated with a Diploma in University Studies in Fine Arts from Grande Prairie Regional College.

ART RELATED EXPERIENCE:

UpComing Events.

  • Euphemia McNaught Festival.
  • Alberta Culture Days.
  • Critique nights.
  • Art of the Peace Symposium.

2014

  • Judicator for Peace Liard Regional Arts Coucil Exhibition.
  • Member of Board of Directors with Centre for Creative Arts.  www.creativecentre.ca

2013

2012

2011

  • Member of Board of Directors with Art of the Peace Magazine.  www.artofthepeace.ca
  • Member of Board of Directors with Centre for Creative Arts.  www.creativecentre.ca
  • Judicator for Peace Liard Regional Arts Coucil Exhibition.
  • Leading organized critique nights for local arts groups.

2010

  • Committee member for Art of the Peace Members Show and Symposium.
  • Participated in Alberta Arts Days as demonstrator.
  • Participated in Euphemia McNaught Festival in Beaverlodge, AB.
  • Participated as demonstrator at Grande Re-Opening for the Centre for Creative Arts.
  • Instructor for Beginner Drawing and Figurative Drawing workshops.
  • Member of Peace Country Cultural Industries Coalition.
  • Member of Prairie Art Gallery and Art of the Peace, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
  • Volunteer at Centre for Creative Arts and Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
  • Member of Board of Directors with Art of the Peace Magazine.  www.artofthepeace.ca
  • Member of Board of Directors with Centre for Creative Arts.  www.creativecentre.ca

2009

  • Member of Prairie Art Gallery and Art of the Peace, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
  • Member of Board of Directors with Art of the Peace.  www.artofthepeace.ca
  • Volunteer at Centre for Creative Arts and Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
  • Member of Board of Directors with Centre for Creative Arts.  www.creativecentre.ca

2000

  • Member of The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, and The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1999

  • Member of The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, and The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1998

  • Member of The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Member of the Artist’ Student League at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Practicum work experience at the Muttart Public Art Gallery and the Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta.

1997

  • Volunteer at Stride Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Art Talk and presentation at Grande Prairie Regional College.
  • Member of The Prairie Art Gallery in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

1996

  • Organized and performed director and curitorial duties for the “1996 Year End Student Art Exhibition” at Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta.

AWARDS:

  • Second Place awarded in “Cultural Inspirations” at the Beaverlodge Area Cultural Society, 2010.
  • Awards of Excellence at “Heart and Soil”, in Fort St. John, B.C.
  • Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Study Grant.
  • The McCraken/Visual Arts Student Scholarship at GrandePrairie Regional College.
  • The Visual Fine Arts Plaque from Grande Prairie Regional College.
  • Honorary recognition at the “Peace-Liard Regional Art Exhibition” in Fort St. John, B.C.

ARTICLES:

2010

  • “Figure drawing club opens new exhibit.”  By Josephine Lim.  Friday, July 9, 2010, p.58.
  • “Exploring the visual narrative.”  By Diana Rinne.  Friday, April 30, 2010, p. 65.

2001

  • “Transluscent Travels With Dan Arberry.”  By Diana Rinne.  Friday, April 6, 2001,  Page 20-21

1998

  • “Exhibit aims to “knock your socks off.”  By Gail Lundquist.  Alaska Highway News.  Tuesday, July 28, 1998.  Page 5.
  • “Hearing the New Artistic Voices: Graduate exhibits reassuring statements.”  By Anne Severson.  Calgary’s FFWD.  Vol. 3, Number 20, May 14-20, 1998.  http://www.ffwdweekly.com/Issues/1998/0514/art.html
  • “Delivered From the Element: Quartet of Artists Illustrate their Dedication of the Ideal of Art.”  By Anne Severson.  Calgary’s FFWD.  Volume 3, Number 4, January 22-28, 1998.  http://www.ffwdweekly.com/Issues/1998/0122/art.html

1997

  • “Grande Prairie Fab Four.”  Daily Herald-Tribune.  Wednesday, September 27, 1997.
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