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ART BIO

Education

BFA University of Calgary

MA, Major in Painting, University of Saskatchewan

B ED University of Saskatchewan

Teaching

Continuing Education classes in Painting in Rossland, B.C. and Saskatoon, SK.

1987-1990 Keethanow School, grade 7-8,Stanley Mission,SK.

1990-2018 NORTEP La Ronge. Sessional Instructor , Visual Arts, for University of Regina and Saskatchewan.

2017-18 Fabric Art classes for La Ronge Ronge Arts Council

2018 Fabric Art Unit for Churchill High School sewing class, La Ronge 

2018 Fabric Art Workshop for Hudson Bay Allied Arts Council

 

Art Shows

1994-2019 Group art shows Mistasinihk Place gallery space, La Ronge, SK

1995 Faculty Show, Dept of Art, University of Sask, Snelgrove Art Gallery, saskatoon, SK

1996 La Ronge Health Centre Invitational Exhibit and Permanent Collection

1998-2020 Selected in Prince Albert Juried Exhibit, Little Gallery and Mann Art Gallery

2001 “Points North”, Little Gallery, Prince Albert, curated by Ellen Moffat

2013 “55 Degrees North” group show at Government House, Regina, SK

2014 Curated “Art and the Word”, Mistasinihk Place, La Ronge, SK

2015-2016 “Edge of the Forest “ travelling juried art show, Surface Design Association ( travelled to 4 provinces)

2016 Two person show at Government House, Regina, SK.

2017-2020 OSAC travelling show,"Chaos, Flow Meander" featuring 9 of my art works.

2021  "Wind Drift", solo exhibit at Handmade House, Saskatoon, SK.

2021 "La Ronge, Get to Know Us", group exhibit at Government House, Regina, SK.

2021 "Art Now" Saskatoon Fine Art Fair

Art Awards

1979 Sask Arts Board Major Award

1979 Banff School of Fine Arts “Ten Young Artists From The Prairies” scholarship

1980 Banff School of Fine Arts Senior Painting Studio Scholarship

1980-81 Banff School of Fine Arts Winter Studio Scholarship

1981 Sask Arts Board Major Award

1998 Rose Mineau Memorial Award for Landscape in P. A. Juried Exhibit, Little Gallery

2008 Dana Popescul Memorial Award for Mixed Media, P.A. Juried Art Show, and

People’s Choice Award for "Raven's View", and "Ruffed Grouse" Prince Albert Juried Art Show

2014 Staff Pick Award, for "Spring Break-up" ,Mann Art Gallery Juried Show

2016 Hues Art Supply award for "Wildfire", Mann Art Gallery Juried Show, Prince Albert.

2017 Kyla Award for"Island on Fire", Mann Art Gallery Juried Show, Prince Albert.

2019 Permanent Collection purchase, Mann Art Gallery. of "Early Snow in the Muskeg"

2019 CARFAC Travelling Mentorship for rural artists with mentor Heather Benning

2021 CARFAC Travelling Mentorship for rural artists with mentor Clint Neufeld

2021-22 Sask Arts Board Visual Arts  Grant

Art Workshops

2008 Martha Cole Fabric Art worksop, La Ronge, SK.

2015 Pamela Allan fabric Art workshop, Norris Point, NFLD, as part of Newfoundland Craft Council Conference