Natural Icon

At Natural Icon Designs I make original mixed media paintings and handmade jewellery with a focus on semi precious gemstones, bone, amber, wood and freshwater pearls. I take pride in creating every piece in Calgary Alberta Canada. Unless otherwise noted all pieces are one of a kind.

 

               

C.V.

EDUCATION
2001   graduated Alberta College of Art and Design BFA Ceramics
1994   graduated Alberta College of Art and Design Diploma/Sculpture

EXHIBITION
GROUP

2018  Connections 2018 Group Show Ruberto Ostberg Gallery
2018  16th Annual Juried Members Show Leighton Art Centre
2018  Calyx Distinctive Arts Spring 2018
2017  Calyx Distinctive Arts Fall 2017
2017  Calyx Distinctive Arts Spring 2017
2017  Spontaneous Combustion Leighton Art Centre
2014  Still Burning BVAS 35th Anniversary Show Passages Art Space Calgary
2014  Wolf Willow Studio Show and Sale Calgary
2014  Abstract Group Show Lovecraft Gallery Calgary
2006  The Amnesty International Women’s Arts Gala U of Calgary
2005  Eastside Studio Crawl Burns Visual Arts Society - yearly
2005  The Amnesty International Women’s Arts Gala U of Calgary
2001  ACAD Grad Show Artspace Gallery Calgary
2001  Basement Show ACAD Calgary
1995  The Home Show Truck Artist Run Centre Calgary
1994  ACAD Graduating Show Illingworth Kerr Gallery Calgary
1993  Ceramics End of Year Show ACAD Calgary
1991  ACAD Foundation Awards Show Calgary

Solo

1991 I Guess That Makes Me a Sandwich Artist Marion Nichol Gallery Calgary


AWARDS
1989   Art 30 award Bishop Grandin High school
1990   Gregory Arnold Memorial Award ACAD

OTHER ACTIVITIES
1990   Designed Calgary International Jazz Festival poster
1993   Sat on Marion Nichol selection committee
2005   to present – Member of the Burns Visual Arts Society - Eastside Studio Crawl
2012   Taught jewellery making workshops BVAS Alberta Culture Days 2012
2013   Grant Manager BVAS Alberta Culture Days 2013
2014   Grant Manager BVAS Alberta Culture Days 2014
2014   to present – teach sculpture and 3d mixed media techniques ACAD Con-Ed

OTHER EDUCATION
2017   completed Gem Appreciation ACAD
2017   completed Children’s Book Illustration ACAD
2016   completed Cartooning ACAD
2013   completed Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CPLC Calgary
2012   completed Using Your DSLR Camera – CPLC Calgary
2005   completed Beginners Jewellery ACAD extension

PUBLICATIONS
2014       1000 Beads – Lark Crafts
2016      Uppercase Magazine #30
2018      Uppercase Magazine #38