Training and Professional Development

2012 Studio Art Centres International Florence (SACI Florence), Florence Italy
Non-credit summer program, advanced painting.

2002 Emily Carr University , Vancouver, BC.
Bachelor of Fine Art, Visual Arts major. Drawing and painting.

1997 - 2000 Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC.
First and second year visual arts program.

1995 - 99 Open Learning Agency, Burnaby, BC.
First and second year academics.

1991 - 95 Victor Arcega, MFA, Victoria, BC.
Privately tutored in painting and colour theory.

1986 - 88 North Island College, Campbell River, BC.
Drawing, painting, computer programming.

1978 - 82 Victoria College of Art, Victoria, BC.
Visual Art Immersion Program and evening courses.

Conferences and Workshops

2005 & 2009 Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, Oceans of Art retreat

September 2007. An Afternoon with Al Gore
University of Victoria

September 2007. Guy Dauncey. Global Climate Change. What Must We do?
Gabriola Island, BC

February 2007. Are we killing the world's oceans?
A University of Victoria -- RSC: The Academies forum

Gallerys and Associations

2008 - Current See Artists for Conservation Foundation Signature member

2004 - Current Nanaimo Art Gallery Downtown, Art rental and sales program.

2004 - 05 Closed - Yew Tree Gallery, Gabriola Island, BC.

2002 - 06 Art 10 Gallery, Nanaimo, BC. Former member and exhibitor at the artist run gallery.
1989 - 91


Exhibitions

2011 - Virtual Science-Art Nature Exhibit. Inspired by the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Washington, DC (Feb) http://www.stanford.edu/group/stanfordbirds/SAN/Exhibit/AAAS-DC.htmlm

2011 - Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown. BC Canada. Figurative drawing and Painting . February 2- 26.

2011 - Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown. BC Canada. Crows Revisited . February 8-22.

2010 - Inside-Outside. Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy. Dec. 11 - Jan. 05. Group Show.
www.primopianogallery.com

2010 - Hidden Faces. Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy. Oct. 9 - Nov. 9. Group Show.
www.primopianogallery.com

2010 - GAIA Celestial fragments. Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy. Sept. 18 - Oct. 07. Group Show.
www.primopianogallery.com

2009 - Wildlife Art Auction. SVV Eve, Paris, France . Nov. 30. www.auctioneve.com

2009 - Regina Di Cuori . Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy. Mar. 21- Apr. 8. Group Show.
www.primopianogallery.com

2009 - Nature Mutations. Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy. Feb. 28 - Mar. 18. Group Show.
www.primopianogallery.com

2009 - Bamfield Marine Science Centre, Oceans of Art retreat and art show at
Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown. June. Canadian Federation of Artists.

2008 - Momentum. “Living Our Culture” 2008 Cultural Capital of Canada.
Oct. 30-Nov. 17. Curated by Liu Jian. In cooperation with the Shanghai Art Museum and Nanaimo Cultural Capital of Canada. Group show.

2008 - "The Food I Love." Cris Alvarez Magliano Studio/Salon. Group show. June .

2008 - Designers' Island Art Auction. Nanaimo Art Gallery Downtown. June 25.

2004-05 - 2008 Thanksgiving Gabriola Gallery Tour. Halcyon studio, Gabriola Island. Solo show.

2004 & 07 - Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown. Florals. Group show. April.

2004 - 06 - Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown. Artfest Originals Only. August.

2005 - Art 10 Gallery. October feature artist.

2005 - Evolution. Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, BC. 80th Anniversary Alumni Show. August.

2005 - Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown. July feature artist.

2005 - Bamfield Marine Science Centre, Oceans of Art retreat and art show at
Nanaimo Art Gallery downtown, March.

2005 - Contemporary Art Show. Nanaimo Art Gallery, Vancouver Island University. February.

2004 - Gallery Artist’s Show. Nanaimo Art Gallery, Malaspina Campus.

2003 - Borderlands: life at the edge of art. February 7 - March 14.
Campbell River & District Public Art Gallery, Campbell River, BC.
Curated by Kristen Scholfield-Sweet.

2003 - Altered Landscapes. January 23 - February 16. CityScape Community Art Space,
North Vancouver, BC.

2002 - ECIAD Graduation Show., May 4 - 21. Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design,
Vancouver, BC.

2002 - Endangered Species Series. Solo Show. February. Lounge Gallery,
ECIAD. Vancouver, BC.

2001 - September 11. Concourse Gallery. Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design,
Vancouver, BC.


Teaching Experience

2003 - 06, 08 Gabriola Elementary School. Art Club Workshop, volunteer guest artist.

2004-2007 Nanaimo Art Gallery, artists in the school program.
Tour guide for Downtown and Campus Gallery.

2006 Gallery 223. Nanaimo, BC
Teaching beginners and intermediate acrylic painting

2003 - 05 City of Nanaimo: Parks, Recreation and Culture
The Art of Paint, beginners and intermediate.

2003 - 04 Arts Alive Summer School of the Arts. Children’s classes.

2004 Nanaimo Art Club, workshop on drawing light and form.

2003 CityScape Community Artspace North Vancouver Arts Council.
One day workshop on Creative Collage Ideas. February 15.


Graphic Arts History

2004 - Current Halcyon Studio, Gabriola Island, BC. Owner/Operator,
Freelance book design for New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, BC.

1998 - 2003 Color Card X-Press, Nanaimo, BC. Digital pre-press printing and design. Shareholder/partner.

1996 - 98 Neo Graphic Communications, Nanaimo, BC. Digital pre-press design.

1989 - 96 Quadra Printers Ltd., Nanaimo, BC. Digital pre-press design.

1984 - 89 Kask Graphics, Campbell River, BC. Typesetter.