Public Art Collections
Government of Manitoba Art Bank, Millennium Library, Winnipeg; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; John Buhler Art Collection, Winnipeg; Gorden Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon; Ringebu folkehoyskolegalleri, Norway, Benetton Art Collection, Venice, Italy.
Land(E)scapes, The Quiet Gallery, St. John’s College, University of Manitoba
In Between: (S)P(L)ACES: Scenes from Norway and North Iceland, Rapson Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Iceland Up Close: Scenes from North Iceland, University of Manitoba
She Presses a Flower to her Cheek, group exhibition, ARTLab, University of Manitoba
Imago Mundi: Great and North, group exhibition, Onsite Gallery, OCAD University, Toronto
Great and North, group exhibition, Palazzo Loredan, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettre ed Arti, Venice
Hurtigruten, Excerpts, Parlour Gallery, Winnipeg
The Northern Line Continued, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
The Northern Line, solo exhibition, Piano Nobile Gallery, Winnipeg
Retrospektiv, solo exhibition, Fleet Gallery, Winnipeg
The Last Decade, solo exhibition, Great West Life Gallery, Winnipeg
Dis-Integration, solo exhibition, Blankstein Gallery, Winnipeg
2013 Stemningsmaleri, solo exhibition, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2010 Delineation, solo exhibition, Millennium Library, Winnipeg
Linearis II, solo exhibition, Millennium Library, Winnipeg
Linearis, solo exhibition, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2008-10 MAWA Over the Top, group exhibition, Winnipeg
2007-10 Wolesley Art Festival, group exhibition, Winnipeg
2005-09 Winter Warmer, group exhibition, Ace Art, Winnipeg
2006 Kaleidoscope, group exhibition, Multicultural Centre, Winnipeg
2005 Synergy, solo exhibition, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
1999-2001 Ace Art Annual Art Auction, contributed art works
1990 Solo exhibition, Food for Thought, Kingston
1987 Cotton Candy, solo exhibition, Unity Credit Union, Unity, SK
Group Show, Prairie Sculptors’ Gallery, Saskatoon
B.F.A. Exhibition, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan
2003-18 Annual Artist Retreat, Clear Lake, Riding Mountain National Park
2006 ARTstor Training Certification, New York City
2003-04 MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art Foundation Advisory Program) Mentorship, Winnipeg
1992 Master of Information Science, University of Western Ontario, London
1990 Master of Fine Arts, Queen’s University, Kingston
1987-8 Post Graduate Fine Arts Independent Study, Norway
1986 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio) with Distinction, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
1985 Fine Arts Diploma, Ringebu Folkehøyskole, Norway
1983 ATCL Piano (Teacher and Pedagogy), Trinity College of Music, London, England
2020 Manitoba Arts Council for Visual Artists Travel Grant
2019 St. John’s College Travel Bursary, University of Manitoba
2019 NES Artist Residency, Skagastrond Iceland
2018 Creative Works Grant, University of Manitoba
2016 Samuel H. Kress Award for International Travel, Kress Foundation, New York
2015 Artist Residency, Deep Bay, Manitoba Arts Council, alternate.
2015 University of Manitoba Travel Award to travel to Norway for art project.
2015 TLEF Grant to Teach with Mobile Technologies, University of Manitoba
2014 Manitoba Heritage Grant, Province of Manitoba
2013 Teaching and Learning with Technology Grant, University of Manitoba
2008 Creative Works Grant, University of Manitoba
2007 Strategic Program Development Grant for Environmental Design Information Literacy, University of Manitoba.
2004 Winnipeg Arts Council Grant for Visual Artists
1991 Marion Sherman Library Bursary, Saskatchewan
1987-89 Graduate Awards and Teaching Fellowship, Queen’s University
1985 Elisabeth Anstensen Germanic Award, University of Saskatchewan
1984 Scandinavian Cultural Centre Bursary, Saskatoon
1984 Minnefondet 1970 Scholarship, the Government of Norway, to study at Ringebu College, Norway
1981-85 University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Scholarships
2018 The Northern Line, art exhibition catalogue, University of Manitoba
2016 “Making the fleeting permanent,” Art Documentation, University of Chicago Press Journals, vol.35, No.1, spring 2016.
2016 Oh West Canada! Contemporary Artists from Western Canada, Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, Venice, 2016.
2015 “Applying art to an environment,” the restoration of Don Wallace’s Expo 1967 sculpture, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2015.
2012 “Browzine: leaf through articles,” Path to Pedagogy, (University of Manitoba Centre for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning), Volume 21, No.3, 2013, p.19.
2011 “Q(a)R(t) Code Public Art Project: A Convergence of Media and Mobile Technology,” Art Documentation, University of Chicago Press, vol 30, Issue 2, Page 70-73, October 2011.
2010 8 art history essays on Canadian artists for Prairie Prestige, Archives & Special Collections, University of Manitoba. http://www.umanitoba.ca/libraries/units/archives/digital/prairie_prestige/index.html
2010 “Best Free Social Learning Web Tools for Art Educators and their Students” NAEA Journal, Vol.52, No.2, April.
2010 Prairie Prestige: Manitoba Artists, a collection of 8 essays for Archives and Special Collections, University of Manitoba.
2010 co-authored with Dr. Joanna Black, “Sites Worth Looking At,” NAEA (National Art Education Association Journal), vol. 52, no.1, February 2010.
2009 Linearis, art exhibition catalogue, University of Manitoba.
2009 “Digital Images Library for Teaching & Research,” Path to Pedagogy, University Teaching Services, vol.18, no.1, (Fall) September 2009
2009 “Environmental Design in a Web 2.0 World, VLC,” Path to Pedagogy, University Teaching Services, vol.17, no.3, (Summer) June 2009.
2006 “The History of the Architecture/Fine Arts Library, University of Manitoba,” History of Art Libraries in Canada/Histoire des bibliothèques d’art au Canada, The National Gallery of Canada, 2006.
2000-4 Re-designed and published Mentoring Artists for Womens’ Art Web Site, Winnipeg.
2001 Designed and Published Locating Feminism Web Site, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art Symposium, Winnipeg
2000 Designed and Published First Person Plural Web Site, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art Symposium, Winnipeg
1999 “Surfing Artist-run Centers in Winnipeg, Manitoba,” Art Libraries Journal, 24/3, (Fall), pp. 31-37.
2015 Presented “The Winnipeg Effect,” Documenting and Digitizing Artist Materials, College Art Association Conference, New York.
2014 “Emergence of Norwegian Modernism,” lecture for Dept. of Art History, University of Manitoba.
2013 Conference presentation on(M) iReference: Roaming, Flashing and Embedding with Mobile Technology, ARLIS/NA 2013, Pasadena.
2012 “QR Codes and Connecting with Architecture,” lecture, University of Winnipeg.
2011 ACRL Arts Midwinter, San Diego, “Campus Art: iPhones and QR Codes” at Using QR codes to engage students with the arts: a practical approach.
2011 ARLIS/NA Conference, Minneapolis, presented “Q (a)R(t) Code Project: a Convergence of Media.” This included Google Maps, Flickr, blogging, QR codes, and augmented reality with Wikitude and FourSquare.
2010 Presented “Mobile Applications for Reference Services,” Co-organised and co-chaired, Reference Community Forum, UML
2009 “Using Technology to Access Visual Art Resources in the Community,” Manitoba Association for Art Education Annual Conference, Winnipeg Art Gallery
2009 Disability Services for Libraries, Symposium, Co-organised and co-chaired, Reference Community Forum
2008 “Prelude to Symbolism: the Fleskum Group and Norwegian Moodpainting,” FAAH 4070, Seminar in Art History 1, Symbolism in Canadian Landscape Painting.
2004 “Researching Art Information,” MAWA First Friday Talk
1998 Paper on “The Fleskum Group and Norwegian Moodpainting at the end of the 19th Century,” Art History Lecture Series, University of Manitoba
1995 Paper entitled “Electronic Sources for Liaison Services with Fine Arts Departments,” Libraries, George Mason University, Fairfax
- Guest lecturer on the “History of Art” for Music 120 and English 385, Lakeland College, Lloydminster.
1992 Paper on “Nationalism in 19th century Norwegian Landscape Painting,” Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies Conference, Minneapolis.
1991 Guest lecturer for graduate seminar on Canadian Symbolist Landscape Painting, presented “Symbolism in Scandinavian 19th Century Landscape Painting,” Queen’s University, Kingston.
1990 Lecture on Scandinavian Moodpainting and Symbolist Landscapes at the Isabella Stewart Gardiner Art History Graduate Symposium, Boston University, Boston.
2016 – Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba
1997- Art Librarian, Architecture/Fine Arts Library, University of Manitoba
1994-97 Systems and Program Services Librarian & Assistant Manager, Lakeland College, Lloydminster
1992-94 Reference Librarian and Assistant Manager, Lakeland College
1991-2 Visual Art Instructor, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon