CV

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Fine Arts (honours), 1993

EXHIBITIONS

Solo:

 2013 Hearts and Homes, Art Alchemy Gallery, Courtenay, B.C.
2009 Between Land and Sea, George Sawchuk Gallery, CVAG, Courtenay, B.C
2006 Selected Work: 1998–2006, The Abbey, Cumberland, B.C.
2005 Water Dwellers, The Abbey, Cumberland, B.C.
2005 Opus Hotel, Vancouver, B.C.
2004 Protected Waters, Portfolio Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
 2003 Totem Series, Portfolio Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2002 Points on the Journey, Denman Island Art Gallery, Denman Island, B.C., curator: Jane Fawkes
2002 Points on the Journey, Island Mountain Arts Gallery, Wells, B.C.
2001 The Same Shore, Gallery at the Mac, Victoria, B.C.
2000 Roots/Routes, Prince George Art Gallery; Prince George, B.C.
2000 New Collages, Plaskett Gallery, New Westminster, B.C.
2000 In Transition, (with Kathryn D. Ellis) Muir Gallery, Courtenay, B.C.
1999 A Meeting Place; The Old School House Gallery, Qualicum, B.C.            
1997 Inland, Filberg Gallery, Comox, B.C.
1996 Environmental Observations, (with Nick Raynolds) Comox Valley Art Gallery, curator: Tony Martin

 Group:

 2012 Year of Awakening, Corre Alice Gallery, Cumberland, B.C.
2012 Womencentric, Corre Alice Gallery, Cumberland, B.C.
2007 Valley Women, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, B.C.
2005 Art Rental Program, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, B.C.
2005 Comox Valley Invitational, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, B.C.
2005 10th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibition, Campbell River Art Gallery, B.C.
2005 Strange Women, The Abbey, Cumberland, B.C.
2003 Passages, Campbell River Art Gallery; curator: Gordon James
2003 Residue, group exhibition, Artropolis, curator: Pauline Conley
2002 Fiction of Landscape, Comox Valley Art Gallery, curator: Tony Martin
2001 Artropolis 2001, CBC Television Studios, Vancouver, B.C.
2001 North Island College Fine Arts Department Exhibition, Muir Gallery, Courtenay, B.C.
2000 Landscape Redefined: Six Contemporary Approaches, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, B.C.
2000 B.C. Festival of the Arts, Nelson, B.C.
2000 The River Speaks: River Art 2000, Kootenay Art Gallery, Castlegar, B.C.
2000 Subjects and Symbols: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, B.C.
1999 BC Festival of the Arts; Victoria, B.C.
1998 B.C. Festival of the Arts, Prince George, B.C.
1998 Pacific Regional Juried Art Show, Port Alberni and Courtenay B.C. (Honorable Mention)
1997 Pacific Regional Juried Art Show, Campbell River, B.C. (Honorable Mention)
1996 Pacific Regional Juried Art Show, Powell River, B.C. (Honorable Mention)

EVENTS

 2014 Featured Artist, Filberg Festival, Comox, B.C.
2013 Filberg Festival, Comox, B.C.
2012-2013 Elevate the Arts, Courtenay, B.C.
2006-2013 Local Colours, Courtenay, B.C.
2013 Bizarre Bazaar, Whistler, B.C.

 AWARDS

 2013 Commission, City of Courtenay, Outdoor Stage Mural at Lewis Centre, Courtenay, B.C.
2011 Commission, Telus Utility Boxes, Courtenay, B.C.
2010 Commission, Vancouver Island Musicfest (poster)
2009 Commission, Village of Cumberland, Cumberland Village Park (mural), Cumberland, B.C. 
2008 Scholarship, Tony Onley Artists’ Project, Island Mountain Arts, Wells, B.C.
2000 Grant, River Art 2000, Nelson, B.C.
1998 Honorable Mention, Pacific Regional Art Show, Port Alberni and Courtenay, B.C.
1997 Honorable Mention, Pacific Regional Art Show, Campbell River, B.C.
1996 Honorable Mention, Pacific Regional Art Show, Powell River, B.C.

ARTIST TALKS

 2002 Westcoast Visionary: Jack Shadbolt (1909-1998), B.C. Lecture Series, Campbell River Art Gallery
2002 Points on the Journey, Island Mountain Arts Gallery, Wells (Interior, B.C.)
2002 Fiction of Landscape, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, B.C.
2000 Routes/Roots, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, B.C.

 RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

 2013 Juror, Campbell River Art Gallery Annual Members Show
2009 Juror, Campbell River Art Gallery Annual Members Show
2001 Visual Arts Conference, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C.
2000 B.C. Festival of the Arts, Nelson, B.C., delegate
1999 B.C. Festival of the Arts, Victoria, B.C., delegate

 TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 2012-2013 North Island College Fine Arts Program, Courtenay, B.C., substitute
1998-2013Private art classes to adults and kids, curriculum design and instruction
2004-2013 Art Mentor in Public Schools, School District #71, Courtenay, B.C.
2001-2004 Art Explorations Camp, North Island College, Courtenay,B.C.
2001-2002 ArtStarts program; mural projects for School District #71, Courtenay, B.C.
1998-2000 North Island College Fine Arts Program, Courtenay, B.C., sessional instructor 
 

RESIDENCIES

 2014 Malaspina Art Society; weekend residence with Landon MacKenzie, Powell River, B.C.
2010 Malaspina Art Society; weekend residence with David Alexander, Powell River, B.C.
2008 Tony Onley Artists Project with Peter VonTiesenhausen and David Alexander, IMA, Wells, B.C.
2005 Leighton Studios, Banff Centre for the Arts; Banff, AB
2000 Idea and Creative Process, Atlin Art Centre; Atlin, B.C., artist in residence
1998 Idea and Creative Process, Atlin Art Centre; Atlin, B.C.

 BIBLIOGRAPHY

 2003 See Art Now, Artropolis, p. 22.
2003, Fall;  MacLeod, Jennifer, ed. “Artists Portraits”, Galleries West Magazine, Calgary, AB
2002, March; MacKay, Sheryl, “North by Northwest”, CBC Radio Interview
2001 Doyle, Brian & Melcombe, Lynne, eds. Artropolis, p. 105.
2000 Speight, Pamela, ed. Landscape Redefined, (exhibition brochure), Nanaimo Art Gallery
Mattila, Donna, “The Fiction of Landscape”, The Word, Courtenay, B.C. December 13, 2001
Abercrombie, Kirsten, “Landscapes of the Mind”, This Week, Prince George, B.C. Jan. 2, 2000
1998-2000 B.C. Festival of the Arts catalogues

 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 2010 Mural Workshop with Mike Alewitz
2002 Open Learning Agency, History of British Columbia, general interest
1998 University of Victoria, Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education

COLLECTIONS

 Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, B.C.
Campbell River Art Gallery, Campbell River, B.C.
Cumberland Museum, Cumberland, B.C.

 AFFILIATIONS

 CARFAC BC; member since 1998
Comox Valley Art Gallery
 Comox Valley Arts Council
 Campbell River Art Gallery