Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

1995 BFA, University of Waterloo, ON

1994-95 Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

1994-95 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

1991-93, Arts Administration Specialization, University of Waterloo, ON

AWARDS

1992 McDonald’s Second Year Fine Arts Scholarship, U of Waterloo

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2019 Mastering Acrylics with David Langevin, 3 Day Workshop

2019 The Art of Business by David Langevin

2018 3 Day Acrylic En Plein Air Workshop, with Charlie Easton, SFCA, Jasper National Park

MEMBERSHIPS

2019 Active Member, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2019 Active Member, West Kootenay Chapter Federation of Canadian Artists

2019 Active Member, Calgary Chapter, Federation of Canadian Artists

2019 The Alpine Club of Canada

2019 Cranbrook and District Arts Council, Cranbrook, BC

2019-2006 Fernie Arts Co-operative, Fernie

2019-2001 Fernie and District Arts Council, Fernie

2019-2010 Artist and Consignee, Craft Connection Co-operative, Nelson, BC

GRANTS

2018 Awarded for Professional Development through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, Columbia Basin Trust

ARTISTIC EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEER WORK

2019 Jury Committee, Fernie Arts Co-op

2018 Plein Air Painting Demo, Outdoor Connections Forest School

2016 Photo Contest Organizer, Fernie Mountain Film Festival

2012 Art Instructor, Colour Mixing, The Commons Artist Collective, Thunder Bay, Ontario

2011 Set Decorator, Disney’s Santa Pups Movie, filmed in Fernie

2019, 2009-2011 Director, Fernie Arts Co-op, Fernie

2010 Art Instructor, Introduction to Acrylics, 8 Session Course, Fernie Arts Station

2007 Art Instructor, Painting is Seeing, 8 Session Acrylics Course, Fernie Arts Station

ARTIST RESIDENCY

2016 Art in the Park, Glacier National Park, Canada, Selected by juried application to be one of 11 artists from BC and Alberta for this 4 day artist residency and exhibition organized by Parks Canada and the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019 Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Muse, juried group exhibition, Vancouver, BC

2019 Studio 562, Originals by Melanie MacVoy, solo exhibition, Fernie, BC

2018 Federation of Canadian Artists, Scenes from Western Canada, juried group exhibition, online portion

2017 Akokiniskway Gallery, Art in the Park, group exhibition, Rosebud, AB

2017 The Port Moody Arts Centre, Art in the Park, group exhibition, Port Moody, BC

2017 Peachland Art Gallery, Art in the Park, group exhibition, Peachland, BC

2017 Rotary Centre for the Arts, Art in the Park, group exhibition, Kelowna, BC

2017 Fernie Museum and Gallery, Artography, juried group exhibition, Fernie, BC

2016 Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre Gallery, Art in the Park, group exhibition, Revelstoke, BC

2014 Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery, Ephemeral, juried group exhibition, Crowsnest Pass, AB

2012 Fernie Museum and Gallery, juried group exhibit, Fernie, BC

2012 Craft Connection Gallery, selected group exhibit, Nelson, BC

2009 Key City Theatre, group exhibit, Cranbrook, BC

2008 Fernie Arts Station Gallery, Recent Works, solo exhibition, Fernie, BC

2006 Willow Studio, selected group exhibition, Calgary, AB

2005 Kootenay Gallery of Art, History and Science, Gentle Giants, solo exhibition in the East Gallery, Castlegar, BC

2005 Fernie Arts Station Theatre, Process, solo exhibition, Fernie, BC

PUBLICATIONS AND PROJECTS

2019, 2018, 2014 Selected Feature Artist for The Kootenay Art Calendar, Blue Heron Publishing

2018, 2017, 2016 Wapiti Art Expo, Wapiti Music Festival, Fernie

2018-2008 Selected Feature Artist, Fernie Banner Project, Downtown Fernie

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Island Lake Lodge, Fernie, BC

Elkview Lodge, Fernie, BC

CMH Cariboos Lodge, Valemount, BC

Parks Canada

Melanie MacVoy - Ancient Cedar