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-curriculum Vitae-

EDUCATION

  • 1991-1993 University of Lethbridge.
  • October 1994-1995 Studied under professional artist Karen Hersey.
  • November 1995-2000 Studied under professional artist Keith Smith.
  • October 1995 Oil painting workshop with Neil Patterson.
  • April 1996 Met mentor Robert Magee, professional artist.
  • September 1996-1997 Studied under professional artist from Holland Janicke Routs.
  • October 1997-2000 Sketch group, drawing from live models.
  • April 1999 Tutored by professional Australian artist Shane Garton
  • January 2000 Life Drawing Workshop with Walter Comper

 
EXHIBITIONS

  • July 1995 Karen Hersey's solo exhibition, Invermere, BC
  • September 1995 Group Show, Invermere, BC
  • June 1998 First solo exhibition, "Caprice '98", Calgary, AB
  • August 2000-June 2002 Trickle Creek Gallery, Kimberley, BC
  • December 2000 Group Show, Centre 64 Art Gallery, Kimberley, BC
  • October 2001 www.capriceartstudio.com is launched!!!
  • September 6, 7 & 8, 2002 "Here I Am" Solo Exhibition, Kimberley, BC
  • February 2003-present Caprice Fine Art & Co Inc. Studio Gallery, Kimberley, BC
  • May 2004-May 2005 The Artym Gallery, Invermere, BC.
  • August 12 & 13, 2006 Painting Demonstrations, "Arts On the Edge" Festival, Kimberley, BC
  • August 11, 2007 "Arts On the Edge" Festival, Kimberley, BC
  • June 20-21, 2008 "All This Time" Exhibition, Caprice Fine Art & Co. Inc. Studio Gallery, Kimberley, BC.
  • August 9-10, 2008 "Arts On the Edge" Festival, Kimberley, BC
  • August 8, 2009 "Arts On the Edge" Festival, Kimberley, BC
  • August 15, 2009 Columbia Basin Cultural Tour, Caprice Fine Art & Co Inc. Studio Gallery, Kimberley, BC
  • June - August 2010 Kimberley Art Walk, Caprice Fine Art & Co Inc. Studio Gallery, Kimberley, BC
  • August 14-15, 2010 Columbia Basin Cultural Tour, Caprice Fine Art & Co Studio Gallery, Kimberley, BC
  • June - August 2011 Kimberley Art Walk, Caprice Fine Art & Co Inc. Studio Gallery, Kimberley, BC
  • August 2012 "Paint Out in the Platzl" during the Arts on the Edge Festival, Kimberley, BC
  • June-September 2014 Participated in "1st Saturday's Art Market" in the Platzl, Kimberley, BC
  • June-September 2015 Participated in "1st Saturday's Art Market" in the Platzl,, Kimberley, BC
  • August 2015, Participated in the Arts on the Edge Festival, Kmberley, BC

 
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE & DONATIONS

  • September 1989-1991 Greenpeace, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Amnesty International
  • September 1992-December 1993 University of Lethbridge President's Advisory Committee on Disability Access, Lethbridge, AB
  • February 2000 Commissioned by the Variety Club of British Columbia to produce a painting for their annual "Show of Hearts" Telethon  in Vancouver, BC. The original painting was sold at auction and prints of the painting were sold to raise money for children with special needs.  http://www.variety.bc.ca/
  • February 2001 For the second consecutive year, was commissioned by the Variety Club of British Columbia to produce a painting for their annual "Show of Hearts" Telethon on BCTV in Vancouver, BC
  • February 2002 Guest Speaker Fireman's "Ladies Night" , Cranbrook, BC. Proceeds to benefit Muscular Dystrophy Canada
  • June 2002 Visited and shared my paintings with the children at Steeples Elementary, Cranbrook, BC.  Then painted with the children on a field trip to Fort Steele, BC
  • November 21, 2002  "In Synchrony" Conference, Vancouver, BC on behalf of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
  • November 25, 2002 Donated painting called "Rock Reflections" to the Muscular Dystrophy National Conference, Toronto, ONT
  • March 2003  Donated painting called "Heaven on Earth" to the Canadian Foundation for Women's Health, Ottawa, ONT 
  • April 10-15, 2003 "Patient 2010" Conference, on medical ethics held in Banff, AB, as an invited guest of the Charles Frosst Foundation
  • October 2003 Guest speaker, Muscular Dystrophy Conference, Kananaskis, AB
  • November 2003 Donated painting called "The Red Barn" to the "ART-cetera Auction", Winnipeg, Man.  Funds raised for "Reaching E-Quality Employment Services" to assist people with disabilities to find employment
  • April 2004 Juror, Cranbrook Arts Council VisArts Art Show, Cranbrook, BC
  • June 2004-February 2005 Arts Festival Steering Committee, Kimberley, BC
  • June 2004 Guest Speaker, "Investor's Group Golf Tournament", Mission Hills Golf Course, Cranbrook, BC.  Proceeds go to Muscular Dystrophy Canada
  • April 2005 Donated painting called "Into the Woods" to Wildsite Environmental Society for the Mark Creek Recovery Project.  Kimberley, BC
  • August 14, 2005 Juror, "Arts On the Edge" Juried Art Exhibition, Kimberley, BC
  • November 26, 2005 Donated painting called "Wycliff Weather" to the In-Definite Arts Society's art auction, Calgary, AB Proceeds for art programs for people with developmental disabilities
  • August 10, 2006 Guest Speaker, Opening Night "Arts On the Edge" Juried Art Show, Kimberley, BC.
  • October 2006-November 2007 City of Kimberley's Accessibility & Inclusivity Committee, Kimberley, BC
  • June 2009 Visited and shared my paintings with the children at the Gordon Terrace Elementary School
  • August 8, 2009 Juror "Arts on the Edge" Juried Art Exhibition
  • April 2010 Visited and shared my paintings with the children at the Kimberley Independent School
  • August, 2011 Juror "Arts on the Edge" Juried Art Exhibition
  • September - December 2011, Teaching oil painting at the Kimberley Alternate School.
  • July 2012, Painting demonstration during the Kimberley Garden Tour
  • August, 2014 Donated painting to Kimberley Arts - Centre 64 in support of the "Arts on the Edge" Festival