Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions

 

2019

 

"Visual Elements 61 Juried Exhibition", Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, Ontario

2018

"Celebrate Art",  Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Victoria Hall, Petrolia

"Fixed Flux" ( 2 person show with Rachael Groombridge), The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

“Root and Stem” (2 person show with Rachael Groombridge), Gallery in the Grove, Brights Grove

 

2017

 

Floyd Gibson Juried Exhibition, The Lawerence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

 

 “From Our House to Yours, With Love”, Board and Volunteers Exhibition, The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

         

“Take Me Home” (5 person show), The Lawton Gallery, Sarnia

 

“Solo” The Refined Fool, Sarnia

 

2016

 

Members Exhibition, The Lawerence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

 

2015

 

"Visual Elements 57 Juried Exhibition", Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock Ontario

 

“Those Who Inspire” Gallery in the Grove

     

“Groombridge X 3” (3 person show), The Lawton Gallery, Sarnia

 

2014

 

"Visual Elements 56 Juried Exhibition", Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock Ontario

 

2005

 

“Bloomers”  (3 person show), Artopia Gallery, Sarnia

 

2004

 

LOOK ’04, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia            

         

2002

 

Gallery in the Grove Juried Exhibition

 

“Vertical” Gallery in the Grove (solo exhibition), Brights Grove

 

LOOK '02, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia            

2001 

Solo Exhibit, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia

           

LOOK ’01, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia            

         

Lambton-Kent Art Teacher’s Exhibit, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario 

               

1999

 

LOOK ’99, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario

 

Lambton-Kent Art Teachers Exhibit, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Ontario

 

1997

 

"75 Years of Art", Sarnia Collegiate Institute Alumni Exhibition, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia

 

1989

 

Sarnia Artist’s Workshop Group Exhibition, Sarnia Public Library and Art Gallery, Sarnia

 

1986

 

Spanish Art Program Group Exhibition, LeBel Gallery, University of Windsor

 

1979

 

Faculty of Education Group Exhibition, University of Western Ontario

 

1978

 

Graphic Arts Graduate Exhibition, York University

        

Graduate Painting Exhibition, York University

 

 

Education

1979

 

Bachelor of Education, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario Intermediate-Senior Visual Arts and English

           

1978

 

Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts, York University, Toronto, Ontario

1974

SSHGD, Walkerville Collegiate, Windsor Ontario

 

Additional Education

 

1991

 

Additional Qualifications, Honours Specialist, Special Education, University of Western Ontario

1988 - 1990

 

Special Education Parts I and II, University of Windsor

 

1985

 

Advanced Watercolour Painting

Advanced Drawing

 

The University of Windsor Visual Arts Summer Program, University of Madrid, Spain

1979

 

Additional Qualifications: Honours Specialist, Visual Arts

1979

 

Ceramics, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

 

Teaching

2010 - Present  

LKDSB, Occasional Teacher

1988 - 2010  

LKDSB, Visual Arts, Design, English, Special Education

1979 - 1988 

TVDSB, Visual Arts and English

1981

Drawing Instructor:  Additional Qualifications Courses for Teachers, Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario

 

Awards & Honours

2018 

Best in Show, "Celebrate Art",  Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Victoria Hall, Petrolia

2016

 

Mayor’s Honour Roll, City of Sarnia, to the Board of Directors of the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts  

          

Second Prize,  Floyd Gibson Juried Exhibition, The Lawerence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

 

2003

 

Gallery in the Grove Juried Exhibition, Honourable Mention

 

2002

 

Third Prize Juror’s Award, “LOOK ’02, Gallery Lambton. Jurors: Gerald Vaandering, Artist and Catherine Elliot Shaw, Curator, McIntosh Gallery, London

 

1999

 

First Prize Juror’s Award,“LOOK ’99”, Gallery Lambton. Curated by Eric Atkinson, Roly Fenwick and Maurice Stubbs

 

 

Related Projects and Activities

 

2018

 

Juror, Floyd Gibson Juried Exhibition, The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

 

2017

 

“Our Canada 150” wall hanging, a 10.5’ x 12.5’ community celebration project

  

The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts “150” banner

 

2016 - June 2019

 

Vice Chairman, The Board of Directors, Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

 

2014 - present

 

Volunteer, member of the Visual Arts Committee and member of the Gallery Committee, The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

 

2016

 

Juror, Sarnia Artist's Workshop Members Annual Exhibition

2014 - 2016

Secretary, The Board of Directors, The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Sarnia

2015

Workshop Curator, Figure Drawing, Sarnia Artist's Workshop Sarnia

2013 - present

Inspirational Memories, Alzheimer's Outreach Program, tour guide and art studio assistant, Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia

2012 - Present

 

Docent and Volunteer at the Judith and Norman Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario

2014

 

Juror, The Lambton-Kent Board of Education Junior High School Art Exhibit, The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts

          

Juror, Lambton-Kent Board of Education Senior High School Exhibition, Gallery in the Grove

2013

Curator, Drawing in the Gallery Program, Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia

1986

Contributor:  Ministry of Education Curriculum Guideline for the Intermediate and Senior Divisions Visual Arts

1984

Research Study:  "Towards an Aesthetic Experience" (with J. Martin), University of Western Ontario

1983

Inquiry Strategies materials presented at NAEA (National Art Education Association) Conference, Detroit

Editor (with J. Martin), Special Series Courses, Curriculum Guidelines for the Intermediate and Senior Divisions Visual Arts Draft #3, Ministry of Education. pp 130 - 159

Co-Investigator:  Cognitive and Affective Development Through the Visual Arts

1981 - 1982

Co-InvestigationL  Inquiry Strategies for the Intermediate Senior Division - Design of arts activities to support the Aesthetics Module (pp. 21-9) of the Life Skills Management Guideline, Ministry of Education, 1981

1980 - 1981

Principal Writer:  Basic Thinking Skills Program - focused on the development of cognitive skills through art and art-related activities