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EDUCATION

 

2016         6 week deep wilderness trip as research for Re-Wilding: firestarter

2014         Toni Onley Artist Project (10 day mentorship program)

2008         BA: University of Victoria : History in Art

2003         Diploma: Okanagan University College (now UBCO): Fine Arts

                

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

 

2018        Columbia Basin Trust Production Grant

2016        Columbia Basin Trust Major Project Grant

2015        Slocan Valley Community Arts Council Production Grant

2012-15   Columbia Basin Trust Art Production Grants

2007        The President's Scholarship

                The University of Victoria Faculty Scholarship

                The Marlet Chapter, IODE, Prize for Scholarship in History in Art

2002        Okanagan University College Scholarship for Returning Students. Attained for Deans' List standing

                Jack Hambleton Memorial Award. Received for recognition in visual arts

                Kelowna and District Arts Council Bursary

                Helen Pitt Fund for Fine Arts

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2020        I Like Your Work Podcast, Congruence, USA (online, group)

                After Eden, Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar, BC (solo)

2019        Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinxt Way, Gallery 2, Grand Forks, BC (group)

                Rewilding: Fire Starter, Gallery 2, Grand Forks, BC (solo)

2018        Rewilding: Fire Starter, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, BC (solo, funded)

2017        Landscape, Migration, Wildness, VISAC Gallery, Trail, BC (solo)

                Oxygen Art Market, Nelson, BC (invited)

                Blue Night Artwalk, Nelson, BC (solo)

2016        Blue Night Artwalk, exhibit & artist talk, Nelson, BC (solo)

                Pynelogs Gallery & Cultural Centre, Invermere, BC (group)

                Basscamp Art Gallery, Shambhala Music Festival, Salmo, BC (group, invited)

                Oxygen Art Market, Nelson, BC (invited)

                State of the Art, World Ski & Snowboard Festival, Whistler, BC (juried)

2015        Finding Our Way Back Home, Pop-up gallery, Winlaw, BC (solo, funded)

                Blue Night Artwalk, Main Venue, Nelson, BC (solo)

2014        Touchstone's Museum of Art & History, Nelson, BC (group)

                Kootenay Art Gallery, Castlegar, BC (group)

                TOAP Exhibition, Island Mountain Arts Gallery, Wells, BC (group)

2013        We Are The Weavers, White Pines Dojo, Slocan, BC (solo, funded)

                Columbia Basin Trust Art & Garden Tour, Winlaw, BC (group)

2010        ArtsWells: Festival of All Things Art (Mural), Wells, BC

                Re-Imagine: Street Art Festival (Mural), Penticton, BC (juried)

2009        Re-imagine: Street Art Festival (Mura), Penticton, BC (juried, People's Choice award)

MURALS & MULTI-MEDIA COLLABORATIONS

 

2020        Mural, Fairway4Farm, Winlaw, BC (commissioned)

                After Eden a/v collaboration with Robert E. Livingood

2019        Youth mural project (Nelson International Mural Festival), Nelson, BC (invited, funded)

2018        Mural: Mountain Memories, Nelson International Mural Festival, Nelson, BC (funded, juried)

                Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinxt Way (p.54), Illustrated book with Marilyn James & Taress Alexis

                Fire Starter a/v collaboration w/ producer Robert E. Livingood (funded)

2015        Mural: Treasure Within, Rambling Rose's Boutique, Winlaw, BC

                Mural, Gaia Tree Health Food Store, Winlaw, BC

2014        Mural: Coyote Falls In Love With Rain, Winlaw Mini-Mart, Winlaw, BC

2012        A Crack to Let the Light In, illustrated book with Robert E. Livingood

                Mural, Little Slocan Lodge, Little Slocan, BC

 

PUBLICATIONS

2020         Shirley, Maggie, Curatorial writing for After Eden exhibition, Kootenay Galley of Art, Castlegar, BC.

2017         Thompson, Deborah, 'Stilling the Mind', Essay in Re-Wilding: fire starter catalogue, Winter 2018. 4-6. Print.

2016         Robert E. Livingood, 'Stephanie Kellett's Wild Vision', ARTiculate, Spring/Summer 2016. 10-11. Print.

2015         Robert E. Livingood, 'Beautiful Dissonance', Devil's Club Blog, September 2015.

                 thedevilsclub.blogspot.ca/2015/09/beautiful-dissonance.html

2015         Ramdath, Kirk, "Visual Art by Stephanie Kellett", Wax Poetry and Art, 27 Sept. 2015,

                 waxpoetryart.com/contents/2015/stephanie_kellett.html

SELECT PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

 

2020          Juror: Sculpture Walk, Castlegar, BC (invited)

                  Artist Talk, Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar, BC

2019          Artist Talk, Gallery 2, Grand Forks, BC

2018          Panelist: Nelson International Mural Festival, Nelson, BC

                  Juror: Youth Art Exhibition, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson BC (invited)

                  Juror: CBT Program 1 Grant adjudication, Slocan Valley, BC (invited)

2017          Artist Talk, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, BC

2014          Artist Talk, Tony Onley Artist Project, Wells, BC

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2020          Facilitator, Nelson International Mural Festival, Nelson, BC

2010-20     Exhibiting Visual Artist                                  

2006-16     Freelance Graphic Designer

2019          Youth Mural collaboration/facilitation, Nelson, BC (invited,funded)

2018          Juried Youth Exhibition Selection Committee

                  & exhibition manager, Oxygen Artist Run Centre, Nelson, BC (invited)

                  Slocan Valley Community Arts Council Adjudicating, Slocan Valley, BC (invited)

2015          Mural collaboration and facilitation, Winlaw, BC (funded)

2014          Large scale group mural project facilitation, Winlaw, BC (funded)

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2018          Juried Youth Art Exhibition, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, BC

 

 

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