EDUCATION

2012-2016    

Bachelor Fine Arts, Emily Carr University, Vancouver,  BC,  Canada            

2008-2013            

Fine Arts Diploma, North Island College, Comox, BC, Canada.

1979-1981            

ND in Horticulture, Cape Technikon, Cape Town, South Africa.    

 1977 

Fine Arts, Fine Arts Institution, East London, South Africa.

SOLO EXHIBITION

2017

Vancouver Island Convention Centre, City of Nanaimo Culture and Heritage, Nanaimo, BC

2012                      

Comox Valley Art Gallery, Windows, curated by Ahn Le, Comox, BC,  Canada.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 - 2019

Comox Valley Airport - Expressions of Gratitude

Pearl Ellis Art Gallery - Members Show

Sooke Harbour House Gallery - 18 works on exhibition

2017

heART space Victoria, BC, Canada.

The Silence is Over  Infuse Gallery Denver, Colorado, USA.

Berwick Oak Historic Garry Oak Exhibition, Comox Valley, BC.

City of Nanaimo Culture and Heritage Outdoor Exhibition - Mafeo Park, Nanaimo, BC

2016 

Every Day in Every Way, Gallery at the Cultch, Vancouver, BC, Canada.       

Mixed Up, Raven Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

Sooner or later, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

The Show, Emily Carr University, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Phenomenology, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada. 

Island Connections, Comox Valley Arts Council, Vancouver Island Airport, Comox, BC, Canada. 

Layer Erase Repeat, The Satellite Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

The Square Foot Show, Art Alchemy Gallery and Studios, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

2015                  

MIX, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay,  BC, Canada.

Gestural Regimes,The Satellite Gallery,Courtenay, BC, Canada.

Streets, Alleys, Alcoves, Comox Valley Arts Council, Courtenay, BC. Canada.

2014                  

By A Thread, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC

Trees and Me, Raven Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

2007-2016

Art Events, North Island College Fine Arts, Courtenay, BC, Canada.   

2013                  

Grad Show, Muir Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada. 

Towards Grace, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada. 

Landscapes: City, Sea, Space and Mind, Muir Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada.                                 

2012 

Originals Only, Comox Valley Originals OnlyComox, BC, Canada.   

Collectively Independent, Muir Gallery, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

2011-2012        

Potters Club Show, CV Potters ClubComox, BC, Canada.

1993-2000 

Exhibits, Comox Recreation Community, Comox, BC, Canada.

1977-1978 

Exhibits, East London Arts Institute, East London, South Africa.

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2008-2015      

North Island College, Art Events, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

2013                

Muir Gallery, North Island College Grad Show, Courtenay, BC, Canada. 

2012                

Muir Gallery, Collectively Independent, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 - 2018

10x5 Artist Talk, Kickstart Arts and Culture, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 

Comox Museum, Comox, BC, curating, exhibitions, research, public relations, museum collection management, web maintenance.

2016 

Artist Talk, Kickstart Arts and Culture, Vancouver, BC, Canada.     

Gallery assistant, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC., Canada.

2015 

Site specific Installation, exhibitor, public relations educator, Pieces, Celebrating Textiles symposium 2015, Courtenay, BC, Canada. 

2013

Public relations, Comox Valley Arts Council Elevate the Arts community event, Comox,BC

2011 - 2016            

Fine Arts Studio Monitor, Fine Arts Department, North Island College, Courtenay, BC, Canada.

2005 - 2007            

Owner/Operator, HB Wahine Surf and Skate, Huntington Beach, CA, USA.

Projects: Web and Media design, Marketing, Private clothing label, Interior design, Community Networking, Event Administration.    

1989 - 1991           

Owner/Operator, Amandla African Merchant Art Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Projects: Merchant exhibits, Gallery Management, Buyer, International Community Networking.

1984 - 1988            

Horticulturist, Conservatory, St. George’s Park, Parks Department, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Projects: Interior design and landscaping, Plant and Floral Exhibits.

1983-1984 

Horticulturist, Fairchild Tropical Gardens, Coconut Grove, Fla, USA

Projects: Horticultural design, Cataloguing, Research, Tissue Culture.

Published

2019

Cover Art for Call Down the Walls Frog Hollow Press

2016                

Comox Valley Art Gallery, Sooner or Later, online publication.

2012

North Island College School of Fine Art and Design brochure 

Awards

2012

Photopia best in animal category