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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        Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar, BC (forthcoming, curated, juried, solo)

2019        Gallery 2, Grand Forks, BC (group, curated)

                Gallery 2, Grand Forks, BC (curated, juried, solo)

2018        Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, BC (juried, solo)

2017        VISAC Gallery, Trail, BC (juried solo)

                Oso Negro Cafe, Nelson, BC

                Oxygen Art Market, Nelson, BC (invited)

                Blue Night Artwalk, Cantina del Centro, Nelson, BC (solo)

2016        Blue Night Artwalk, BiBO Restaurant (solo) & artist talk at Booksmyth, Nelson, BC

                Pynelogs Gallery and Cultural Centre, Invermere, BC (group, juried)

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

                Oxygen Art Market, Nelson, BC (invited)

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

2015        Finding Our Way Back Home, one-night exhibit, Winlaw, BC

                Blue Night Artwalk, Main Venue, Nelson, BC

                Oso Negro Cafe, Nelson, BC

2014        Cantina del Centro, Nelson, BC

                Touchstone's Museum of Art and History, Nelson, BC (group, curated)

                Kootenay Art Gallery, Castlegar, BC (group, curated)

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

2013        We Are The Weavers, one-night exhibit, White Pines Dojo, Slocan, BC

                The Field: Music Festival, Winlaw, BC (group, invited)

                Columbia Basin Trust Art & Garden Tour, Winlaw, BC

2012        Cedar Creek Cafe, Winlaw, BC

                Oso Negro Cafe, Nelson, BC

2011        Tolerating the Intolerable, Vadim Kristopher, Nelson, BC (solo)

2010        Broken Wings Cannot Fly, Ourglass Studio & Gallery, Nelson, BC (solo)

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

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

2009        Re-imagine: Street Art Festival (Mural: Hooters On High), Penticton, BC (juried, received People's CHoice award)

MULTI-MEDIA COLLABORATIONS

 

2018        Not Extinct: Keeping the Sinxt Way, Illustrated book with Marilyn James & Taress Alexis (p.54)

2015        Mural, Treasure Within, east wall of Rambling Rose's Secondhand Treasure, Winlaw, BC

                Mural, Gaia Tree Health Food Store, Winlaw, BC

2014        Mural, Coyote Falls In Love With Rain, Winlaw Mini-Mart north & west walls, Winlaw, BC

2013        HeArt, interactive sculpture, Shambhala Music Festival, Salmo, BC

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

                Mural, Little Slocan Lodge, Slocan, BC

2011        Peepshow, interactive installation, Shambhala Music Festival, Salmo, BC

2008        Live Painting at SkaFest and JazzFest with local bands, Victoria, BC

                Digital Raga. Released digital copy of an original drawing, Saraswati for use by the Knowledge Network

2007        Cover art and centrefold illustration for Sparks publication (part of Tongues of Fire poetry, Victoria, BC)

 

PUBLICATIONS

SELECT PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

 

  • 2019 Artist Talk: Rewilding: firestarter. Gallery 2, Grand Forks, BC.

  • 2018 Panelist: Nelson International Mural Festival, Nelson, BC.

  • Juror: Wayfinding: Identity in the Kootenays. East and West Kootenay Juried Youth Art Exhibition, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson BC.

  • Juror: CBT Program 1 Grant ajudication for Slocan Valley

  • Artist Talk: Rewilding: firestarter. Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, BC.

  • 2014 Artist Talk: Tony Onley Artist Project, Wells, BC.

RELATED EXPERIENCE

 

  • 2006-Present: Graphic designer and full-time exhibiting visual artist

  • 2019: Youth Mural collaboration Facilitation, Trafalgar Middle School, Nelson, BC (CKCA funded)

  • 2018: Oxygen Artist Run Centre – Juried Youth Exhibition Selection Committee & exhibition manager contract

  • 2018: Slocan Valley Community Arts Council Adjudicating Committee

  • 2015: Mural collaboration facilitation, Winlaw, BC (CKCA funded)

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

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

  • 2018: Wayfinding: Identity in the Kootenays. East and West Kootenay Juried Youth Art Exhibition, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson BC.

 

 

© 2019 by STEPHANIE KELLETT

STEPHANIE KELLETT - CONTEMPORARY ART

 

NELSON, BC, CANADA