Artist CV

Hello! Below is a list of my education and accomplishments as an artist.
If you would like to learn more about me, visit my ABOUT Page.


EDUCATION

    • 2004 Certificate of Completion Pre-College Arts Program
    • 2009 BDes Degree in Visual Communications Design, Alberta College of Art and Design

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    • 2013 SNAP/APA Artist Postcard Exchange and Exhibition / Calgary AB
    • 2013 Calgary Stampede Western Oasis / Framed Acrylic Painting Category / Calgary, AB
    • 2015 Calgary Stampede Western Oasis / Framed Acrylic Painting Category & Framed Drawings / Calgary, AB
    • 2016 Naess Gallery / The Big, Big Portrait Show / Edmonton, AB
    • 2016 Calgary Stampede Western Oasis / Framed Drawings Category / Calgary, AB
    • 2017 cSPACE King Edward / People’s Portrait Prize / Calgary, AB
    • 2017 Calgary Stampede Western Oasis / Framed Drawings & Theme Categories / Calgary, AB
    • 2017–18 cSPACE King Edward / The Principal’s Office / Best for Last / Nov – Jan / Calgary, AB
    • 2018 cSPACE King Edward / People’s Portrait Prize / Calgary, AB
    • 2018 Mahogany Beach Club / Mahogany Spring Arts Festival / Calgary, AB
    • 2021 COLORED PENCIL Magazine Selfie Challenge/ Online Competition

AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • 2015 Colored Pencil Magazine Challenge Honourable Mention “Rust & Stuff” and “White Peacock” Advanced Category

  • 2015 Calgary Stampede Western Oasis third place ribbon win “Afternoon Feast” Pencil Crayon and Pastel Category
  • 2016 Colored Pencil Magazine Challenge Honourable Mention “Birds of a Feather” and“The Sight” Advanced Category
  • 2016 Calgary Stampede Western Oasis first place ribbon win Pencil Crayon and Pastel Category and second place overall win Framed Drawing Section for “Tyto Alba”

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2016 COLORED PENCIL Magazine Issues: September – December / Q&A BUY ISSUES
  • 2017 COLORED PENCIL Magazine Issues: January – December / Q&A BUY ISSUES
  • 2017 Ann Kullberg’s COLOR Magazine July Issue: Colored Pencil Box Showcase (Girl With Flowers In Her Hair)
  • 2018 COLORED PENCIL Magazine Issues: January – December / Q&A BUY ISSUES
  • 2018 Jerry’s Artarama SoHoHo Holiday Gift Guide, Demo and Feature Artist  VIEW
  • 2019 COLORED PENCIL Magazine Issues: January – December / Q&A BUY ISSUES
  • 2019 The Best of Barb’s Q&A: COLORED PENCIL Magazine BOOK BUY HERE
  • 2020 COLORED PENCIL LookBook DOWNLOAD FOR FREE HERE
  • 2020 COLORED PENCIL Magazine September Issue: Latest & Greatest Gallery feature (The ’68)
  • 2020 COLORED PENCIL Magazine October Issue: Artist Workshop – Fall Still Life Tutorial BUY
  • 2020 COLORED PENCIL Magazine November Issue: Show Us Your Art Space Contributor
  • 2021 COLORED PENCIL Magazine January Issue: Past & Present Article Contributor
  • 2021 COLORED PENCIL LookBook DOWNLOAD FOR FREE HERE
  • 2021 COLORED PENCIL Magazine July Issue: Artist Workshop – Lighthouse Tutorial BUY
  • 2022 COLORED PENCIL LookBook DOWNLOAD FOR FREE HERE

TEACHING,  WORKSHOPS & MENTORING

  • 2011 ACAD Third Year Visual Communications Student Portfolio Review Mentor
  • 2016 – 2019 Q&A Columnist for COLORED PENCIL Magazine
  • 2016 Individual Beginner Acrylic Painting Instruction
  • 2017 Private Group Paint Night Instruction
  • 2017 Individual Beginner Acrylic Painting Instruction
  • 2018 – 2021 Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast Guest Co-Host
  • 2019 Private Group Paint Night Instruction
  • 2019 Individual Beginner Acrylic Painting Instruction
  • 2020 COLORED PENCIL Magazine October Issue: Artist Workshop – Fall Still Life Tutorial BUY
  • 2021 Guest Speaker Career Day – Graminia School – Virtual Presentation
  • 2021 Surreal Skintones – Guest Speaker –  Sharpened Artist Member’s Circle Office Hours
  • 2021 COLORED PENCIL Magazine July Issue: Artist Workshop – Lighthouse Tutorial BUY
  • 2021 Private Artist Mentoring
  • 2021 – Present Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast Co-Host
  • 2022 How to Edit Your Photo References Mini-Workshop (Live on Zoom) BUY REPLAY
  • 2022 CPMagic! Feature Artist Rose Bouquet Tutorial March 2022 Issue
  • 2022 Secrets For The Best Line Drawing – Live Training (Live on Zoom) BUY REPLAY
  • 2022 COLORED PENCIL Magazine July Issue: Artist Workshop – Jellyfish Tutorial BUY

PRODUCT PARTNERSHIPS

  • 2018 Jerry’s Artarama – SoHoHo Holiday Gift Guide, Demo and Feature Artist VIEW
  • 2019 Staedtler Mars – Product Tester
  • 2019 Staedtler Mars – Holiday Giveaway Social Media Influencer
  • 2020 Staedtler Mars – Package Illustration Concepts VIEW
  • 2020 Staedtler Mars – Product Tester
  • 2021 Jerry’s Artarama – Product Tester
  • 2021 Staedtler Mars – Package Illustration Concept

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES

  • 2016 Wildlife Reference Photos artwork feature Instagram: (Tyto Alba)  VIEW
  • 2017 Strathmore Artist Papers Feature Favourite Artwork Created in 2016 VIEW
  • 2017 Calgary Arts Development: Artist Feature: Living a Creative Life (color charts) VIEW
  • 2017 Strathmore Artist Papers Facebook Feature Artist VIEW
  • 2017 Ann Kullberg’s COLOR Magazine Blog Feature Artist: Colored Pencil Box Showcase
    (Girl With Flowers In Her Hair) VIEW
  • 2018 Prismacolor Instagram Feature (Humility) VIEW
  • 2018 Legion Paper Instagram Feature (Humility) VIEW
  • 2018 Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast Ep. 175: Feature Artist Interview LISTEN
  • 2018 Artsnacks social media Artsnacks Challenge features:  February, AprilJune, July, AugustSeptember, November and December
  • 2019 Artsnacks social media Artsnacks Challenge features: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • 2019 Artsnacks social media artwork feature: August
  • 2020 Artsnacks social media Artsnacks Challenge features: January, February, March, April, May, June, July,  August, September, October, November
  • 2020 Artsnacks social media artwork feature: March
  • 2020 COLORED PENCIL Magazine May Spotlight product feature: Cezanne Watercolour Pencils
  • 2021 To The Point CPSA Magazine May half-page ad for Staedtler Mars featuring Galaxy Explorer artwork
  • 2022 CPMagic! Featured Artist March 2022 Issue BUY
  • 2022 COLORED PENCIL Magazine March Issue Half Page spotlight ad on Printable Color Charts

    PODCAST CO-HOSTING

    • 2018 Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast Appearances (Season 1)
      Ep. 181: The Artist Learning Roadmap: Part 1 LISTEN
      Ep. 182: The Artist Learning Roadmap: Part 2 LISTEN
    • 2019 Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast Appearances
      Ep. 213: Favorite Colored Pencil Colours LISTEN
      Ep. 228: The Right Way to Draw Part 1 LISTEN
      Ep. 229: The Right Way to Draw Part 2 LISTEN 
      Ep. 232: The Planning Approach to Colored Pencil Part 1 LISTEN
      Ep. 233: The Intuitive Approach to Colored Pencil Part 2 LISTEN
    • 2020 Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast Appearances
      Ep. 250: Does Lightfast Really Matter? LISTEN 
      Ep. 251: Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor vs Cezanne Colored Pencils LISTEN
      Ep. 252: Derwent Studio vs Winsor & Newton Colored Pencil Face-Off LISTEN
      Ep. 254: Faber-Castell Goldfaber Pencil Review LISTEN 
      Ep. 279: Licensing Your Artwork – Call-in Series Questions LISTEN
      Ep. 280: Should You Be Using Instagram? LISTEN
      Ep. 287: Commissions & Pricing Considerations LISTEN
      Ep. 289: Improvement Is A Marathon LISTEN
    • 2021 Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast Appearances
      Ep. 290: Color Matching & Failure LISTEN
      Ep. 295: Forming Your Own Opinion LISTEN
      Ep. 297: Two Different Drawing Processes LISTEN 
      Ep. 298: Artist Professionalism with Email LISTEN
      Ep. 299: Artist Professionalism with Websites LISTEN
      Ep. 300: Artist Professionalism with Presenting Yourself LISTEN
      Ep. 308: Guest Panellist for Derwent Roundtable Discussion LISTEN
      Ep. 310: Making Art Authentic to You LISTEN
      Ep. 312: Art Show Rejection LISTEN
      Ep. 314: New Printable Color Charts BUY CHARTS LISTEN
      Ep. 315: Making Mistakes In Your Artwork LISTEN
      Ep. 320: Self-Taught vs At School LISTEN
      Ep. 322: Copying Artwork – When is it Okay? LISTEN

      Ep. 323: Big Changes Coming to the Show LISTEN
      Ep. 325: New Tool for Colored Pencil Artists LISTEN
      Ep. 326: Key to Success That Don’t Involve Talent LISTEN
      Ep. 329: Artist Gift Guide LISTEN
      Ep. 332: 10 Artist Health & Wellness Tips LISTEN

       

    • 2022 Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast Appearances (Season 2)
      Ep. 334: Why Your Paper Matters LISTEN
      Ep. 335: Artist Interview – Sara Prentice LISTEN
      EP. 336: Interview – Strathmore Artist Papers LISTEN 
      EP. 338: How to Pick Your Pencils LISTEN 
      EP. 339: Cyber Security for Artists LISTEN 
      EP. 341: Finding The Right Reference Photo LISTEN 
      EP. 342: The Most Important Step in Your Process LISTEN 

For Artist Interviews & Other Inquiries Please Contact Me HERE