EDUCATION

2017 April       • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Alberta
                       -Student Enrichment Fund. Funding for travel to London, UK February 2017.
                       -Justine Angelina Carswell Award for painting, 2016
                       -Jason Lang Scholarship 2016
1993               • Three Year Visual Communications Diploma Graduate, Medicine Hat College, AB
                        
-College Book Store Scholarships recipient 1992, 1993

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016                • Drawing on Life, Visual Arts Studio Association (VASA) Gallery, St. Albert, AB
2016                • Frame of Reference, Visual Arts Student Association (VASA), Milner Gallery, Edmonton, AB
2015                • Third State, 400 level Print Student Show, Rutherford library U of A, Edmonton, AB
                        • Stripes and Bows, Annual Member Show and Sale, SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB  
2014                • The Alumni Show, One On One Gallery, Cultural Centre, Medicine Hat College, AB
                        • Marking The Valley, River Valley Alliance Juried Exhibition, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton, AB
                        • AKA, juried exhibition, Spruce Grove Alliance Church, AB
2012                • Through The Open Door Art Exhibition, Madplatter Bistro, Spruce Grove, AB
                        • Gallery Open House, We Frame It Commercial Gallery, Spruce Grove, AB
2011                 • Parkland County Art Collection, Multicultural Center Public Art Gallery, Stony Plain, AB
2008               • Red Deer Summer Series, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
                        • Parkland County Art Collection, Parkland County Public Building, Stony Plain, AB
2005               • 24th Annual Open Art Competition, First place winner Advanced category, Allied Art Council, Spruce Grove, AB
2001                • Art and Healing Journeys, Multicultural Center Public Art Gallery, Stony Plain, AB
2000               • Art and Healing Journeys, The Caritas Art Enrichment Program, Misericordia Community Hospital & Health Centre, Edmonton, AB
1993                • 3rd Year Graduate Show, Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, AB
1992                • Visual Arts Student Society (VASS) Show, Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, AB
1989                • Objects and Images Touring Art Exhibition, OSAC (Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Council), SK

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012                • In The Light, We Frame It, Spruce Grove, AB
                        • Where Two or Three Are Gathered, Multicultural Center Public Art Gallery, Stony Plain, AB
2010                • Be Still, Feature Artist at Allied Art Council, Spruce Grove Art Gallery, AB
2009               • New Works, Multicultural Center Dining Room Gallery, Stony Plain, AB
2008               • Art Studio Open House, Stony Plain, AB
                        • Selected work, Redvers Arts Center, Community Gallery, Redvers, SK
2003               • Selected work, Espresso Station, Stony Plain, AB

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2012                • Through The Open Door Art Exhibition, A show to bring awareness to human trafficking and
                          raise funds for two non-government organizations in Cambodia who have connections to the Edmonton area.
2003               • Living a Life of Purpose - Group Show, Stony Plain Alliance Church, Stony Plain, AB

ARTIST RESIDENCY

2000-2003   • Jasper Place High School, Edmonton, AB: Mentorship program between artists and advanced placement high school students.
                         Worked along side students to complete projects based on my own artwork. Ages 15 to 18

COLLECTIONS

Parkland County, AB
Print Department Teaching Collection, University of Alberta
Various private collections, Canada, USA, Norway

MEMBERSHIPS

2016-2017       • AGA Edmonton AB
2016-2017       •Latitude 53, Edmonton AB
2015-2017     • SNAP (Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists), Edmonton, AB

Community TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2004-2013      • Inspiring life long creativity building in adults and children through mentorship, private and group classes.
                        • Creative Insight Workshops: Creative projects presented in workshop format bringing insight into subjects pertaining to
                          emotional, spiritual, and relational wellness.        
                          Groups I have worked with are:
2010-2012          -PHIA Parkland Head Injury Association, Parkland County, AB
2009-2011          -Postpartum Moms Support Group, Stony Plain, AB
2008-2013         -Stony Plain Alliance Church Ladies Retreat, Stony Plain, AB
2007                  -Edmonton Dream Center, Edmonton, AB
2009               • Stony Plain Pioneer Center, Stony Plain, AB, Adult Beginner Acrylic Painting
2006-2008     • Multicultural Centre, Stony Plain, AB, Art Appreciation School Program. Ages 9 to 16
2007                • Allied Arts Council Summer Art Camp, Spruce Grove, AB. Ages 9 to 12

WORK EXPERIENCE

2008-2011      • Online sales of art through art blog
1998-2003     • Freelance graphic design, Corporate identity and promotional materials
1999               • The Frame Tutor School of Picture Framing, Edmonton, AB: Teacher/Shop Assistant, redesigned and updated teaching manual, administration
1997-1998      • MMI Marketing and Communications, Edmonton, AB: Graphic Designer/Production Artist, Clients: Deerfoot Mall, Calgary, Southgate Mall, Edmonton
1996               • CBC Television, Edmonton, AB: Free lance courtroom sketch artist
1994-1997      • Continental Communications, Edmonton, AB: Production Artist/Jr. Designer; Clients: AGT (Telus), Syncrude and NAIT.
1993-1994      • Great Western Graphics, Edmonton, AB, Production Artist/Graphic Designer

BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

2017              •Visual Arts Student Association (VASA) University of Albert Student group.
                      -Member at Large aided in student exhibitions on art work, jury of art work for shows and security and set up for shows. 
2016-2017    • The Little White Church of Glory Hills, Parkland County, AB, Founding Director
                       Special Interest group working toward heritage sight designation.
2013-2016      • Artist Representative, Town of Stony Plain, Cultural Round Table (CRT) Committee, Stony Plain, AB, 
                       -Working Committees: Public Art Acquisition, Community Arts Center

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2017                •Society of Northern Alberta Printmakers (SNAP), Edmonton AB: Bartender and gallery attendant for opening exhibition
1993-2016      • Alliance Church, Stony Plain, AB: Leadership in various capacities for both adult and childrens ministries.
1993-1994      • Promotional Designer for fund raising events. Rainbow Society, Edmonton, AB
1993               • Exhibit Attendant, The Works, Edmonton, AB