CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

1992-2006, Numerous Private Art Therapy and Expressive Art Sessions: 15 month study Play Therapy, Dr Joanna Hammond-Miers & Markus Alexander, World Arts Organization

1985-86, Early Childhood Studies, Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta

1978-79, Painting, Banff Center School of Fine Art, Banff, Alberta

1975-76, Painting, Red Deer College Art and Design

1973-75, Art & Design Fundamentals & Advertising Art, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta


Employment

1995-present, Seventy all School Murals in Acrylic or Mixed Media, Drawing and Painting (full list available on website or from artist) Most recent residencies: 2013, Wye School, Sherwood Park, Alberta, “Learn to Draw” K-6 & “This is Me” Women’s Project, 2013 The Works International Art Festival

1981-Present, Free Lance Classes/Workshops, Residencies for all Ages: For festivals, businesses, schools, hospitals of murals, mixed media and drawing

Mandala Workshops, City Arts Center, City of Edmonton

Acrylic, Mixed Media Expression “Art from the Heart” Painting Classes for: Central Lions Center, Edmonton Seniors General Hospital and City Arts Center, Edmonton, Alberta

Staff Artist on the Ward, the University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta: Offering Joyful Expressive Experiences for all Adult Patients at Bedside and Facilitating groups sessions for Psychiatry, Eating Disorders and Geriatrics


Feature Public Murals


Facilitated “MosEyeics” Mural facilitated with I Human High Risk Youth for Inner City Youth Project for the Works International Arts Festival installed on 97 Street and 106 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

History in the Making, Co-Artist, West Side of When Pig’s Fly Store, 82 Ave & 104 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

The History of McKernan Lake, 114 Street and 78 Avenue, McKernan Community League Building, with McKernan School Grade 9 Students 1997, Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Clifford E Lee Foundation


Solo Exhibitions (selected most recent)


2013 “the Texture of Light and Love,” After Hours Space, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta

2013 “Texture Expressions,” The Quirky Art Cafe, Edmonton, Alberta, Acrylic on Canvas

2013 “Texture Paintings,” Fresh Cafe, Edmonton, Alberta, Acrylic on Canvas and Panel

2012 “Nature Expressions,” Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton, Alberta, Acrylic on Canvas

2009 “Inside and Out with Nature,” Fringe Gallery (the Paint Spot Gallery) Edmonton, Alberta Acrylic on Canvas


Group Exhibitions (selected most recent)


2013 Harcourt Art Market, Members Show & Sale, Edmonton, Alberta

2013 “Artists on the Ward Fundraiser, Mini Show,” McMullen Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

2010-13 “Harcourt Members Show,” Edmonton, Alberta, Acrylic on Canvas

2012 “Mini Show,” Visual Arts Alberta Association, Edmonton, Alberta

2011 “Converge,” City Arts Instructors, Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton, Alberta

2011 “Energize,” Visual Arts Alberta Association, Edmonton, Alberta

2009-11 “After Hours & 25th Anniversary Staff Exhibitions,” McMullen Art Gallery, The University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta

2009 Urban Roots, “Flesh Flowers Feathers & Stone,” Five Women Artists, Edmonton, Alberta

2009 “Celebration of Life”, Glenrose Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta


Memberships


Visual Arts Alberta Association
Gallery of Alberta
Harcourt Artists Society
Brian Webb Dance Company
M.A.D.E. Society, Edmonton, Alberta
Rubicon Arts Magazine
Connections Canadian Healing Arts Magazine


Collections


Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Numerous Private Collections
Belgravia Elementary School, Edmonton, Alberta
Miseracordia Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta