Curriculum Vitae

History:

 

  • Board of Governors, Alberta College of Art & Design

Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                 2009 - 2011

 

  • Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Alberta College of Art & Design

Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                 August 2007 –  July 2010

 

  • Chair of Fine Art, Alberta College of Art & Design                                     

Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                 August 2006 – July 2007

 

  • Head of Glass Department, Alberta College of Art & Design

Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                 Sept 2003 – July 2006

 

  • Instructor – Summer Glassblowing for Teens, ACAD, Extension Dept.                                 July/ August – 1998 – 2007

 

  • Instructor, Alberta College of Art & Design                                                

Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                 January 1986 – present

 

  • Double Struggle Studio: hot glass studio, became partners with J. Norton

Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                 September 1985

 

  • Drake Munn Glass Studio: opened independent hot glass studio

Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                 September 1981

 

  • Graduated from Glass Department, Alberta College of Art & Design

Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                                 May 1981

 

  • Alberta College of Art & Design: studied glass and sculpture 

Calgary, Alberta  Instructor: Norman Faulkner                                                                               September 1977 – May 1981

 

  • American Centre for Students and Artists: studied marble sculpture

Paris, France     Instructor: Mara Basca                                                                                           Summer 1974

 

 

Selected Exhibitions:

 

Glenbow Museum                            Calgary, Alberta- Made in Calgary: The 2000’s                Sept.20-Dec.14 2014

 

National Liberty Museum                Philadelphia, PA, USA                                                           Sept. 2012

                                                           13th Annual Glass Now Exhibition & Auction

 

Alberta Craft Council                       Edmonton, Alberta-Natural Flow:                                        Oct. 1–Dec. 24 2011

                                                          Contemporary Alberta Glass

 

Esplanade Art Gallery                     Medicine Hat, Alberta-Natural Flow:                                     July 1– Aug. 21  2011

                                                          Contemporary Alberta Glass

 

The Works Festival                          Edmonton, Alberta                                                                  June 25 –July 7  2010

 

Triangle Gallery                               Calgary, Alberta- “Calgary Glass Now”                                 Nov. 2009

 

Cheongju International Craft Biennale  Cheongiu, South Korea                                                  Sept. -Nov. 2009

 

Galerie Aqui Siam Ben                   Vallauris, Cote d’Azure, France-Small Art Objects                July -Sept. 2009

 

Morgan Contemporary Glass        Pittsburgh, PA, USA – “Gesture & Cadence” group show    May- July 2008

 

The Glass Cube                               Calgary, Alberta – “Inner Landscape”, Solo Show                Oct.  2007

 

Illingworth Kerr Gallery ACAD       Calgary, Alberta – “Lucent, A Survey of Contemporary Canadian Glass”                                 

                                                          Glass Art Association of Canada                                             June  2007

 

Albert Craft Council Gallery           Edmonton, Alberta – “The Works Festival”                            June 2007

 

West End Gallery                            Victoria, British Columbia – “Canadian Glass Show"            June  - Aug  05/06/ 07

 

Portfolio Gallery                              Vancouver, British Columbia – Solo Show                            Oct  2004

 

Alberta Craft Council Gallery         Edmonton, Alberta – “The Works Festival”                            July      2002

 

McMullen Gallery                            Edmonton Alberta - “Collected Vision”

                                                          From the permanent collection of the AFA                             Dec. - Jan.  2001

 

Sebastian Yoon Fine Arts               Calgary, Alberta – “Sculptures”                                               Sept. - Oct. 1998

 

Deacon Ulrich Fine Arts                  Calgary, Alberta – “Small Scale Works”                                 Dec.  1995

 

Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery      Waterloo, Ontario – “Survey of Calgary Area Glass Art”      April      1995

 

Triangle Gallery                               Calgary, Alberta – “Glass Works”                                            March   1995

 

Rowles & Parham Gallery               Edmonton, Alberta – “Canadian Glass Show”                      May  1994

 

Muttart Gallery                                 Calgary, Alberta – “Expressions in Glass”                             Sept. 1993

 

Alberta Craft Council Gallery          Edmonton, Alberta – “The Works Festival”                           June  1992

 

Ontario Craft Council Gallery         Toronto, ON – “Canadian Glasswork since 1970-90”        Jan.  1991

 

Accents Inc. Gallery                          Ottawa, Ontario – “Canadian Glass”                                     Nov.  1990/ 91

 

Rowles & Parham Gallery                Edmonton, Alberta – “National Glass Exhibition”                Sept.  1990

 

Red Deer College                              Red Deer, Alberta – “Series Exhibition”                                 July  1990

 

Alberta Craft Council Gallery           Edmonton, Alberta – “ Tradition of Excellence”                   May 1990

 

Glass Art Gallery                               Toronto, Ontario – “11th Anniversary Exhibition”                June 1990

 

Accents Inc. Gallery                          Ottawa, Ontario – “Select Glass Work”                                  Nov. 1989

 

Neo-Faber Gallery                            Toronto, Ontario – “Glass Works”                                         June 1989

 

Glass Art Gallery                               Toronto, Ontario – “5 Alberta Artists”                                    1988

 

Thomas Gallery                                 Winnipeg, Manitoba – “5 Alberta Artists”                              1987

 

Fireworks Gallery                              Calgary, Alberta – “One Man Show: Recent Works”             1986

 

Alberta Crafts Council Gallery         Edmonton, Alberta – “ Handspirits:                                         Sept. '85 - Dec. '86

                                                           A Major Traveling Exhibition of Contemporary Alberta Crafts                                                            

Glass Art Gallery                              Toronto, Ontario – “Four Glass Artists:                                   1985

 

Nickle Arts Museum                         Calgary, Alberta – “The Art of Glass”                                       1985

 

Alberta College of Art & Design      Calgary, Alberta – "A Measure of Success: Graduates of ACAD 74-84          

                                                                                                                                                                1985

 

Wells Gallery                                     Ottawa, Ontario -  “Glass as Sculpture”                                  1984

 

Glass Art Gallery                              Toronto, Ontario – “Glass Canada Invitational”                      1984/89/90

 

Harbourfront                                    Toronto, Ontario – “Alberta Displays”

                                                           Canadian National Exhibition                                                    1983

 

Convention Centre                           Edmonton, Alberta – “ Crafts of the World”,

                                                           Universiade Exhibition                                                                1983

 

                                                          Quebec – “National Glass Exhibition”                                        1983

 

The Front Gallery                            Edmonton, Alberta – “Various Vessels”                                      1982

 

Muttart Conservatory                      Edmonton, Alberta – “Clay & Glass at the Muttart”                   1982

 

Koffler Gallery                                  Toronto, Ontario – “National Glass Exhibitions”                       1982

 

Rubaiyat Craft Gallery                     Calgary, Alberta – “Upon Graduation”                                        1981

 

 

Selected Public & Private Collections:

 

  • Alberta Craft Council – Edmonton, Alberta

  • Alberta Foundation for the Arts – Edmonton, Alberta

  • Alberta Trade Commission - New York, N.Y., USA

  • Nickle Arts Museum – Calgary, Alberta

  • Husky Oil Collection

  • Imperial Oil Collection

  • Marion & Jessie Norman Collection

 

 

 
Selected Publications:

 

  • Glass featured in Episode 9 of "Fargo" television series.  MGM Television.  FX Productions. 2014.  

  • Lucent Catalogue: A Survey of Contemporary Canadian Glass, Glass Art Assoc. of Canada – June 2007

  • The Edmonton Journal, Visual Arts – May 27th, 1994

  • The Survey of Glass in the World, Vol. 6, Tsuneo Yoshimizu, Kuryudo Art Publishng Co., Japan – 1992

  • Canadian Glasswork from 1970-1990, by Rosalyn Morrison, 1990

  • New Work Magazine, New York City - April 1989

  • Fusion Magazine, Winter Edition, Toronto, Ontario – 1989

  • Calgary Herald – July 13th, 1986

  • Western Living Magazine – June, 1985

  • Calgary Herald – April 7th, 1985

  • Fusion Magazine – October, 1984

 

 

Residencies:

    

  • Skopelos Art Foundation, Skopelos Greece – Artist in Residence - May 15-30, 2013

  • American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy – Visiting Artist – July 1-15, 2013

  • Hellenic International Studies in the Arts, Paros Greece – Visiting Artist – June 1-30, 2014

 

 

Lectures:

 

  • How Do You Know What’s At Work When You Are? – Invisible/ Visible Series, ACAD– June 2007

  • Finding Your Voice - Canadian Glass Conference, Red Deer, Alberta – May 24-28, 2006