Solo Exhibitions

 

2010

Full Metal Basket, 

Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, British Columbia. 

ALFA Guild Gallery, Nakusp, British Columbia

Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre, British Columbia

2009

Weld: Fashion into an Effectual Whole Langham Gallery, Kaslo, British Columbia

2008

Metal Sculpture From the Dark Side ALFA Guild Gallery, Nakusp, British Columbia

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2016

Nelson Blue Night Arts Festival, Gallery 378, Nelson, British Columbia 

2015

Confluence: A Gathering of Nine Regional Artists, Hidden Garden Gallery, New Denver, B.C.

2014

Art Walk Nakusp, Nakusp Hot Springs

2009

Metamorphosis ,Revelstoke Visual Arts Center - Best in Show

2009

Fractured Reality, Gallery 378 Nelson, British Columbia

2008

Mostly Metal, Gallery 378 Nelson, British Columbia

2008

Flipping the Switch: Art as a Transformer Kootenay Boundary Regional Art Exhibition. Honourable Mention

2006, 2007, 2008

Local Focus ALFA Guild Gallery, Nakusp, British Columbia

 

Public Art

 

2017

Heavenly Bodies, Luna Public Art Festival, Revelstoke British Columbia

All Strings Attached, one year lease City of Nelson Sculpture Tour, Nelson, British Columbia

Modern Wingback, Nakusp Waterfront, Naksup, British Columbia

2016

All Strings Attached, Castlegar Sculpture Walk, Castlegar, British Columbia

2012

Full Metal Basket, Castlegar Sculpture Walk, Castlegar, British Columbia 

2009

Winter Sports Sculpture, Nakusp, British Columbia

2009

Logger’s Prayer Wheel Kaslo, British Columbia

 

Commissions

 

2017

Thundercone, Shambhala Music Festival, Salmo, British Columbia

Looking Aft, M.V. Columbia, Shelterbay, British Columbia

2016

Whisper of the Minto Sculptural Library Bike Rack, Nakusp, British Columbia

2015

NaNa Mandala Sculptural back for wood cookstove, Nakusp, British Columbia

2009

Winter Sports Sculpture Arrow Lakes Art Council, Spirit of B.C. Week

2008

Sculptural Reception Desk Vadim Kristopher Hair Salon, Nelson, British Columbia 

2006

Decorative Modern Stair Railing NoBoard Cafe, Trout Lake, British Columbia

 

Grants And Awards

 

2016

Award Of Artistic Merit: Third Place, Castlegar Sculpture Walk

2016

Project Assistance Grant, B.C. Arts Council

2014

Major Project Grant, Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance

2012

Award Of Artistic Merit: First Place, Castlegar Sculpture Walk

 

 

Professional Activities

2017

Design Trough Process, Nakusp Secondary School Art Starts Design Thinking. Led a team of high school students from project conception through fabrication of a large birch tree mild steel sculpture they named 'Regeneration' 

2016-2017

Art Director Farm Decor Team Supervisor, Shambhala Music Festival, Salmo, British Columbia. Designed projects and supervised teams over five weeks weeks of forty plus artists and tradespeople creating Space Making installations, original murals, and decor for the SMF sites 15,000 people.

2016-2017

Producer and Curator. Nakusp Art Party Biannual event showcasing visual arts, live music and performing arts in a dance party setting. Providing culture for the Community and raising money for public art projects in Nakusp, British Columbia

2015

Farm Decor Team Volunteer Shambhala Music Festival Creating Art installations.

2012-2013

Board of Directors and Founding Member Nakusp and Area Youth Society, Nakusp, British Columbia

2008-2009

Board of Directors, Hanging and Selection Committee ALFA, Arrow Lakes Fine Arts Guild Gallery, Nakusp British Columbia

2008-present

Owner Operator: SparkTart, Custom Design, fabrication and welding 

2012-2014

Heavy Construction Welder, Waterbridge Steel Upper Arrow Lakes Ferry Project, Nakusp, British Columbia

2012

Entertainment coordinator Rock the Peach Music Festival, Penticton, British Columbia

2009-2011

Mixed Media and Entertainment Coordinator, Octopus Productions for Nakusp Music Fest

2005-2008

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Welder and Fabricator, Crescent Bay Construction, Nakusp, British Columbia

2004

Production Welder Monashee Manufacturing, Kelowna, British Columbia

 

Education

 

2004

‘C’ level Welding Program Selkirk Collage, Nelson, British Columbia