Projects and Exhibitions

2019     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2019 project – Large collaborative painting (community member participation) on the Tree theme; acrylic on plywood - decoration for Gala, installed as outdoor wall piece on one of  Wabano's Bradley street facilities, Ottawa

2018     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2018 project – Coyote and Bear masks for dance performance, mixed media; Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health annual fundraising gala, Ottawa

 

2017     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2017 project –  five Duck masks, three Beaver masks and one Heron mask for dance performance, mixed media; Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health annual fundraising gala, Ottawa

 

2016     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2016 project – three Thunderbird masks for dance performance, mixed media; Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health annual fundraising gala, Ottawa

 

2014     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2014 project – stage set project assistance; human-size Eagle wings for dance performance, mixed media; Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health annual fundraising gala, Ottawa

 

2013     Sakahàn summer day camp and afternoon workshop – week-long art-making workshops for Indigenous youth, plus one family-oriented workshop, both in context of Sakahàn exhibition, National Art Gallery; sponsored by the Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition, Ottawa, Ont.

 

2013     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2013 project – stage set project assistance; giant fabric tree; Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health annual fundraising gala, Ottawa

 

2012     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2012 project – stage set project assistance; stage sweat lodge cover, tipi cover and creating the illusion of a giant fire on stage; mixed media; Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health annual fundraising gala

 

2012     A Winter Village – First People’s Art and Culture Festival organized by Circadia Indigena, Richelieu Community Centre, Ottawa; group exhibition, acrylic on canvas painting "Grandmothers/Les grand-mères"; large mixed media "Pregnant Tree" sculpture designed specifically for the event

 

2011     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2011 project – stage set project assistance; giant paper maché Raven and Eagle heads; Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health annual fundraising gala

 

2010     Igniting the Spirit Gala 2010 project – stage set project assistance; 70 paper mâché fish, and assisting with community volunteer participation in art-making; Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health annual fundraising gala

 

2010     World Water Day event, Victoria Island, Ottawa; giant puppets, mixed media; collaborative community project for Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health (Ottawa)

 

2003     International postal art exhibition Bonheur et simulacres, Bibliothèque Gabrielle Roy (Québec City, Quebec); postcard art; acrylic on paper board

 

2002     Réparation de poésie, annual postal art event (Québec city); 100-piece visual poem Génome sans gêne; collage/mixed media on paper board

 

2001     Réparation de poésie, annual international postal art event (Québec city); 100-piece puzzle (pieces shaped like hands), collage/mixed media on paper board entitled Maints visages

 

2000     L’O Source de réflexion, contemporary art symposium (St-Joseph-de-Beauce historic site, Quebec) by the Artistes installateurs de Beauce; collaborative on-site installation Mémoires (Memories); paper mâché, mixed media

 

1999     Avant-Après, “Passage to the year 2000” exhibition, Le Lieu art gallery (Québec City, Quebec); collaborative installation, tipi-sculpture; mixed media

 

1998     Snow sculpture, Beauport component of the Carnaval de Québec; La vieille dame et l’enfant (The Old Woman and the Child); snow

 

1997     300 and Twenty Eight exhibition, Kelowna Art Gallery (Kelowna BC); life-sized sculpture entitled Sacrifice and storytelling performance with mask (Little Crow Dreamer) on opening night; paper mâché, acrylic paint

 

1996     Skins exhibition, Alternator Gallery for Contemporary Arts (Kelowna, BC); life-sized sculpture Dead Man Dancing, masks and mural painting installation, paper mâché, mixed media; storytelling performance on opening night - original story inspired by namesake sculpture

 

1995     Okanagan Artists Alternative annual members’ show, Alternator Gallery for Contemporary Arts, Kelowna; masks; paper mâché, mixed media

 

1994     Travelling exhibition of selected works; Okanagan University College (Kelowna BC), Fine Arts graduates; oil painting Les souliers rouges (The Red Shoes)

 

1993     Open House, on-site installation project in a house slated for demolition (with city permits), Kelowna BC; deconstructive kitchen installation Home Sweet Home; mixed media

 

1992     First Night, exhibition for municipal New Year’s celebrations, Kelowna Community Theatre (Kelowna BC); several paintings and sculptures, acrylic, mixed media, ceramics

 

1990     Outdoor Mural Project by the Canadian EarthCare Society at their (then) new public composting site (Kelowna BC); 8’x4’ painting, untitled, acrylic on wood panel, varnished for the outdoors

 

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