curriculum vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Public Art:

2014   Artist Carpet Commissions, Canadian Embassy, London England
2014   'With Art' & Kildonan East Collegiate Girls' Club, Site-specific Artwork (in progress)
2014   Artist on Design Team, Yellow Ribbon Greenway, Winnipeg Arts Council (in progress)
2012   Light Paints on Snow, National Capital Commission, Ottawa
2012   Finalist, Seven Oaks Hospital Entrance Atrium Artwork, Winnipeg
2011   Words of Welcome, Revenue Canada, Winnipeg Taxation Centre; collaboration with Nicole Coulson
2011   info.zone, 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
2010   Finalist, Artist-in-Residence in Community Gardens, Winnipeg Arts Council
2010   Finalist, Health Sciences Pavilion Art Commission, St. Boniface College. MB
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

Collections:

Allard Regional Library
Manitoba Hydro

Revenue Canada, Central Region
Western Works
Private Collections

Awards & Grants:

Artistic:
Craft Grant, Manitoba Arts Council   2012

Travel/Professional Development Grant, Winnipeg Arts Council   2012
Short-Term Project Grant, 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

Curatorial:
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

Academic:
Dean’s Honour List   1984

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

Selected Press and Publications:

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   Garth Bucholz, Winnipeg Free Press, ’Engaging, Colourful and All Sewn Up’

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

Education:

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