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VALERIE WILSON (v_wilson@mts.net)

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016   A Moment in Time, Portage & District Arts Centre Gallery, Portage la Prairie, MB, April – May

2015   Past Lives, Blankstein Art Gallery, Winnipeg Public Library, Winnipeg

2013   Past and Present, Gwen Fox Gallery, Selkirk, MB

 

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2015   People and Places, Gwen Fox Gallery, Selkirk, MB, March

 

 JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2020   Colour with a U, SAQA, Homer Watson Museum, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

2017   Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show. Jurors Betty Bailey, Valerie Hazelton, Pamela Sjoden, Toronto, Ontario, June

 2016   Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show. Jurors Elinor Burwash, Carole Gold, Elizabeth Spannring, Toronto, Ontario, June

 2015   World Quilt Show. Juror Dwayne Wanner, World Quilt Show, Manchester, New Hampshire

      Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Oaks, Pennsylvania

     Quiltfest Oasis Palm Springs, California, Pacific

     International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, California

    World Quilt Florida, Orlando, Florida.

 ArtQuiltsReminisce, PAQA South. Jurors Janine LeBlanc, Cameron Ann Mason, Page Walker Art and History Center, Cary, North Carolina, April – June

Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show. Jurors Kathleen Bissett, Elizabeth King, Beverly Saal, Ann Perry, Lethbridge, AB, June

2014   International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, Jurors, Mary Ann Musgrove, Bergen Rose, Larkin 

                      Jean Van Horn, La Conner, WA

Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show. Jurors Joyce  Brown, Karen Jurek, Joanne Love, St. Catherines, Ontario, June

2013   International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival. Jurors Opal Cooke, Sonia Grasvik, Pat Thompson, La Conner, WA, October

2012   Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show. Jurors Marnie Mascioli, Karen Menzies, Joyce O’Connell, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May – June

International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, La Conner, WA; jurors Dorothy Bird, Vivian Kapusta, Anita Luvera Mayer, October

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 2017-2020   Prairie Perspectives,  Travelling exhibit

2017   CARFAC Artist’s Exhibit, Flux Gallery, Winnipeg, MB April –May

2017   Botanical Reflections, Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, Vancouver, BC, January – April, Courthouse  Gallery, Kamloops, BC, October

2015  Abstracted, Allie Griffin Art Gallery, Weyburn, Saskatchewan, July – August

2014   Abstracted, Canadian Quilters Association National Show, St. Catherine’s, Ontario, June

            From Away, High River Library, High River, Alberta, January

           Manawaka Gallery, Viscount Cultural Centre, Neepawa, Manitoba, March

           Pacific West Quilt Show, Tacoma, Washington, August

Best of the West, Travelling SAQA Art Exhibit, Portals Gallery, Duncan, British Columbia, July-       August, Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, Alberta, April – July, Kiwanis Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta December – March

2013   Abstracted, La Conner Quilt Museum, La Conner, Washington, October – December

Best of the West, Travelling SAQA Art Exhibit, Galleria Inglewood, Calgary, February– March

Canadian Quilters Association National Show, Penticton, British Columbia, May

Cowichan Valley Arts Council, Duncan, British Columbia, August – September

 2012   From Away, Canadian Quilters Association National Show, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May – June

The Greens on Lily Street Gallery, Wasagaming, Manitoba, July

Pacific West Quilt Show, Washington, August; Creative Stitches Show, Edmonton, Alberta, September; Creative Stitches Show, Calgary, Alberta, October

Canadian Content, Manawaka Gallery, Viscount Cultural Centre, Neepawa, Manitoba

      Manitoba Prairie Quilters’ Guild Biannual Quilt Show, April

      Festival of Quilts, Houston, Texas, October

Canadian Content, Remarkable Symposium, Queenstown, New Zealand, April

      Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild Show, Gibsons Landing, British Columbia, July

      Okanogan Lake Country Art Walk, Lake Country, Brtish Columbia, September

      Naramata Conference Centre, Penticton, British Columbia, October

      Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, November

 

AWARDS

2014   Judge’s Choice, Karen Menzies – Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show,   

           St. Catherines, Ontario

2013   Honorable Mention, International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, La Conner Quilt Museum,                   La  Conner, Washington

2012   Honorable Mention, International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, La Conner Quilt Museum, La Conner, Washington

 

PUBLICATIONS/MEDIA

2017   Reader’s Gallery, Textile Fibre Forum, June, Issue #126, Australia, Print

2016    “A Moment in Time at PDAC,” Portage Daily Graphic, Manitoba, 13 June, Print

            “Gala Celebration,” Portage Daily Graphic, Manitoba, 28 April, Print

 2015   Featured Artist – January, The Ambitious Quilter blog

            “Creative Spaces” and “Fibre Art Network Abstracted show,” The Canadian Quilter,     

                Summer 2015, Print

            “Portrait Quilts.” The Initial Stitch, Winnipeg Embroiderers Guild, August, Print       

2014   Cover Photo, Catalogue, Canadian Quilter’s Association National Juried Show, Print

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

       Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba and Kansas

 

COMMISSIONS

            “Ed”, Manitoba, 2016

            “Birthday Boy”, Manitoba. 2015

             Miniature Lone Star quilt for Tipi Teepee on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

             (APTN), Winnipeg, MB, 2003

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

            Show Organizer – Prairie Perspectives Travelling Exhibit

            Membership Coordinator – Fibre Art Network (FAN)

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

        Professional Member – Canadian Quilters Association (CQA/ACC)

        Juried Artist Member – SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates)

       CARFAC (Canadian Artist’s Representation)

       Arts and Cultural Industries