Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Public Art:

2015   'Ancient Ice', Canada House, London England
2015   'Deep Waters', Canada House, London England
2015   'Lightscape / Snowscape', Canada House, London England
2015   'Magic Carpet', Canada House, London England
2015   'Ocean Contours', Canada House, London England
2015   'Boreal Trio', Canadian High Commision Official Residence, London England
2015   'With Art' & Kildonan East Collegiate Girls' Club, Site-specific Artwork
2014   Artist on Design Team, Yellow Ribbon Greenway, Winnipeg Arts Council
2012   'Light Paints on Snow', National Capital Commission, Ottawa
2011   'Words of Welcome', Revenue Canada, Winnipeg Taxation Centre; collaboration with Nicole Coulson
2011   '', Allard Regional Library, St. George Manitoba; collaboration with Benjamin Funk
2011   'A Story Garden', Allard Regional Library, St. George Manitoba; collaboration with Roberta Laliberté
2010   'I Am / We Are', Collective Artwork, Culture Days / The Forks National Historic Site
2008   'View / View From the Street', Banner Project, St.Boniface 100th Anniversary Celebration

Selected Exhibitions and Projects - Artistic:

2012   'Tangle with Light'; Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Winnipeg (collective installation)
2012   Creative Residency; Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
2010   'A Poetry in the Garden'; Outdoor Exhibition, Maison des artistes Jardin de sculptures, Winnipeg

2010   Dance collaboration with Hélène LeMoullec Mancini, Nuit Blanche Winnipeg
2009   The Sensory Garden Creative Residency, Charlotte Street Arts Centre, Fredericton NB
2009   'Two Parts of Wonder', Solo Exhibition, University of New Brunswick Art Centre, Fredericton NB
2008   'Celebrate!' Installation, Terre Ouverte Concert, Productions Rivard, St. Boniface
2008   Co-director of Art in Action community art event, St. Boniface
2005   Installation Residency; St. Norbert Arts & Cultural Centre, Winnipeg
1997   'Two Sided Squares Project'; Craftspace Gallery (group exhibition)
1993   'Vessel Forms'; Homer Watson House & Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario (solo exhibition)
1993   'A Little Madness'; Manitoba Crafts Council (juried exhibition)
1992   'Marking the Occasion: Artists Toast the Season'; Uncommon Objects, Harbourfront Toronto
1992   'In Small Packages'; Manitoba Crafts Council (juried exhibition)
1991   'From Flat to Formed'; Craftspace Gallery (three-person exhibition)
1991   'Pattern and Print'; Manitoba Crafts Council (juried exhibition)
1990   'The Portfolio Show'; Craftspace Gallery (invitational exhibition)
1989   'Paper & Glass'; Craftspace Gallery (three-person exhibition)
1988   'Apropos Design'; Main Access Gallery (curated group exhibition)
1988   'Fibreworks 2'; The Gallery and Library, Cambridge, Ontario (juried exhibition)
1988   'Couture'; Craftspace Gallery (solo exhibition)

Selected Exhibitions and Projects - Curatorial:

1998   'Close to Home'; Pauline Boutal, Inaugural Exhibition, Centre du patrimoine
1996   'Dess(e)ins; Tony Tascona & Roger Leveillé', Centre culturel franco-manitobain
1996   'Etienne Gaboury: Art & Architecture'; Exhibition and educational program, CCFM
1995   'Autour du livre: Un artiste, un relieur'; Odette Drapeau, Centre culturel franco-manitobain
1995   'Rencontre Sculpture'; Sculpture Symposium and Exhibition, St. Boniface
1995   'A Book is a Place'; collaboration with Kakali Papers, Vancouver & the CCFM


Allard Regional Library
Department of Foreign Affairs, Canada

Manitoba Hydro
Revenue Canada, Central Region
Western Works
Private Collections

Awards & Grants:

Craft Grants, Manitoba Arts Council   2015 and 2012

Travel/Professional Development Grant, Winnipeg Arts Council   2012
Short-Term Project Grants, Manitoba Arts Council   2012, 2009, 1988 and 1993
Manitoba/New Brunswick Creative Residency Grant, Manitoba Arts Council   2009
Creative Design Award, Manitoba Crafts Council   1991
Jury Award, Third Annual Spring Craft Show   1988

Study Bursary, Consulat général de la France   1997

Short-Term Study Bursary, Canadian Museums Association   1997, 1995, 1993
Western Canada Art Association Design Award   1992

Dean’s Honour List   1984

R.A.C. Memorial Scholarship   1982
Victoria Catherine Hull Memorial Award   1981

Selected Press and Publications:

2015   'Folio: Canadian Design', Ellen Himelfarb, The Globe & Mail
2015   'Home away from home', Randy Turner, Winnipeg Free Press
2015   'Construire', Cahiers franco-canadiens de l'Ouest, Université de Saint-Boniface
2014   'Sur une même écorce', Les Éditions David, editeur : Bertrand Nayet
2012   Twin Patchwork; artwork published in 'Textiles: The Art of Mankind', Thames & Hudson
2010   Dominique Reynolds, Radio Reveil, CBC Radio
2008   Roseanne LeGal, Manitoba Ce Soir, CBC Television
1999   ‘Of the Image and the Word’, Dess(e)ins; Tony Tascona and Roger Leveillé, Éditions Ink
1996   'Engaging, Colourful and All Sewn Up', Garth Bucholz, Winnipeg Free Press

Employment & Related Experience:

2001-2010   Community Arts Consultant; Culture, Heritage & Tourism Manitoba
2004-2006   Research collaborator; Aboriginal Curriculum Initiatives, Brandon University

1998-2001   Arts Consultant & Project Manager, Denise Préfontaine & Associates
2000             Interim Director; Manitoba Printmakers' Association
1990-1998   Visual Arts Director; Centre culturel franco-manitobain
1989-1990   Coordinator, French Education Programs; Manitoba Children’s Museum


1984   Bachelor of Interior Design; Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba