Curriculum Vitae - Carol Breen

Education

1995 - 1996 - Boreal Forest Institute - Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta

1991 - 1992 - Printmaking - Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta

1983 - Japanese Stencil Printing, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta

1969 - Printmaking - Woodblock and Etching - Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta

1968 - Yoshida Printmaking Symposium - University of Calgary, Alberta

1963 - 1967 - Diploma (Applied Art and General Craft) - Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta

Professional  

2012 - 2015 - Curator - Points North Gallery - Fort McMurray, Alberta

2013 - Instructor - Watercolour - City of Fort McMurray - Fort McMurray, Alberta

1993 - 2007 - Instructor - (Youth Art, Mixed Media, Drawing, and Watercolour) - Keyano  College, Fort McMurray, Alberta

1994 - 1997 - Studio Assistant - Printmaking - Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta

1989 - 1993 - Private Studio Work

1987 - 1988 - Instructor - Watercolour Workshops - The Leighton Centre, Calgary, Alberta

1984 - 1989 - Alberta College of Art Faculty - Instructor - (Art Fundamentals, Drawing, Colour, Watercolour, and Outreach Program) - Calgary, Alberta

1978 - 1984 - Private Studio Work

1972 - 1978 - Alberta College of Art Faculty - Instructor - ( Textiles, Design, and Drawing) - Calgary, Alberta

1967 - 1968 - Custom Weaver and Designer - Douglas Motter and Associates, Calgary, Alberta

1966 - 1968 - Sessional instructor - Allied Arts Centre, Calgary, Alberta

Selected Solo / Two-Artist Exhibitions

2004 - “Visions: Northern Impressions” - ArtWorks Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta

2003 - “Magical Places And Things” - ArtWorks Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta

2001 - “Talking Of Angels and Other Winged Creatures” - The Collectors' Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2000 - “Full Spectrum” - Tamarack Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta

2000 - “Connections” - Impressions of the Region of Wood Buffalo - ArtWorks Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta

1999 - “Snap” - Impressions of the Region of Wood Buffalo - ArtWorks Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta

1999 - “Search for the Great Athabasca River Whale” - The Collectors' Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1996 - “Counterpoint: A Garden of Sorts” - The Collectors' Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1995 - “Between Borders” - Karuna Gallery, Alberta

1994 - Oppertshauser Gallery, Stoney Plain, Alberta

1993 - “A Diary of Sorts”- Keyano Collage Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta

1983 - Lefebvre Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 - Gallery at Frames & More, Fort McMurray, Alberta

2007 - “My Alberta” - The Collectors' Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2006 - “States of Being” - Keyano College Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta

2002 - “My Alberta” - The Collectors' Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2001 - “Bridging a New Century” - Red Deer, Alberta

2000 - “Fibre Optics Exhibition” - Prairie Art Gallery, Grand Prairie, Alberta

1999 - "A Summer Garden" - Keyano Art Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta 

1997 - “Women Listen” - Centre Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1997 - “The Great Northwest” - The Collectors' Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1995 - Tamarack Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta

1994 - “Multiple Originals” - The Works Festival, Edmonton, Alberta

1994 - “Signature Series N0 7 Wine Label - J. Webb Wine Merchants Ltd, Calgary, Alberta

1994 - “Weird and Wonderful Exhibition” - Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, Alberta

1993 - “Imprint” - Manitoba Printmakers Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1991 - “Alberta Visions” - Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan 

1991 - “Nursery Tales and Fairy Rhymes” - Medicine Hat Museum & Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta

1990 - “Views From Alberta” - Muttart Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

1990 - “State of the Art” - Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1989 - “Open Water” - John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1988 - “Faculty Exhibition” - The Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta 

1988 - “OCO 88” - Western Canada Place, Calgary, Alberta

1985 - “The Myth of Exceptional Pass” - Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta

1984 - 1985 - ASA / OSA Collaborative Exhibition 

1984 - “Sharing Visions” - Intercultural Exchange Show: Japan and Korea

1983 - “Choices” - Provincial Museum of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

1981 - “Playful Objects” - Touring Exhibition, Alberta

1974 - Medicine Hat College Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta

1973 - “Talent 73” - Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta

1971 - Oakville Centennial Library, Oakville, Ontario

1971 - 1972 - Gallery 93 - Ottawa, Ontario

1971 - Glenbow Museum Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1969 - “Environment 69” - Artists / Craftsmen / Architects 

1969 - Exposition Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

1969 - Craft Dimensions Canada Exhibition, Touring Exhibition

1968 - Ontario Department of Education Travelling Craft Exhibition

1967 - “Expo 67” - Montreal, Quebec

Selected Collections 

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta

Alberta House, London, United Kingdom

Confederation Art Gallery and Museum, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Imperial Oil, Ltd, Calgary, Alberta

Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Grande Prairie, Alberta

Rodman Hall, Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Diploma Collection, St. Catherine’s, Ontario

Suncor / Keyano Progect - Administration Office Complex, Tar Island, Alberta

Good Shepard Elementary School, Edmonton, Alberta

Syncrude Canada Research Centre, Edmonton, Alberta

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario

Fort McMurray Public Library, Fort McMurray, Alberta

 

My artworks are part of private collections in North America, United Kingdom, Holland, Germany, Australia and Japan.