Resume

SELECTED SOLO AND DUO EXHIBITIONS

2019   Just Turn Your Head A Little – Leighton Art Center, Foothills AB
2017-18   Tension : No Tension
– Artpoint Gallery and Studios Society, Calgary AB
2017   Fragile Planets
– Western GM Gallery, Drumheller AB
2016   En Plein Air – Western GM Gallery, Drumheller AB – with John Pritchard
2015   CHROMA: Living With Art
– Christine Klassen Gallery, Calgary AB – with Mike Binzer 
2014   Voyage
 – Front Gallery, Edmonton AB – with Amy Dryer
2013   Tintinnabulation 
– AXIS Contemporary Art, Calgary  AB
2012   
Urban Seams – Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
2011   Ecosystems – Kurbatoff Gallery, Vancouver BC
2011   Between The Lines – Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
2010   Drift and Settle – AXIS Contemporary Art, Calgary AB
2008   1000 Furnished Rooms – AXIS Contemporary Art, Calgary AB
2005   Enjoying The View 
– Steeps Urban Teahouse, Calgary AB
2005   Life Works – Untitled Arts Society, Calgary AB
2004   Stack – Epcor Centre Plus 15 window for Untitled Art Society, Calgary AB
1999   Life Works – Basic Inquiry, Vancouver BC


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018   Transitions – Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, U of Saskatoon, SK
2017   The Persistence of Vision
– Collector’s Gallery, Calgary AB
2017   Rumblesat Art in Space Missions – Canada Space Agency AUSTRAL 2017 campaign
2016   Exposure Photography Festival
– Christine Klassen Gallery, Calgary AB
2015   This House Is On Fire
– New Edward Gallery, Calgary AB
2014-16   Eye And The City
 – Art Gallery of Alberta, Travelling Exhibition
2014   Painting On The Edge – Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC
2012   
AIRS – Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC
2011   E C O S Y S T E M S – UAS Satellite Gallery – curated project exhibition, Calgary AB
2009   Artists’ Circle exhibition – Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary AB
2008   The Artists’ Circle of Calgary, New Generation – Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary


INSTALLATIONS AND OTHER PROJECTS

2017/18   Tension : No Tension – Artpoint Upstairs Gallery, Calgary AB
                  Two- and three-dimensional string drawings exploring circular imagery.

2017/18   Fragile Planets – Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, U of Saskatchewan, SK (2018)
                                               – Western GM Art Gallery, Drumheller, AB (2017)
                  Stitched canvas plates and prints, suspended from the ceiling in a circular
                  formation.  The effect is of many colourful bodies floating in space.

2017         A Grain of Sand in an Ocean of Images – cSPACE Projects, Calgary AB
                  Installation/painted wall mural, co-created with John Pritchard.

2015         The Miner, The Healer and the Instrumentalist – cSPACE, Calgary AB
                  Three altered hard hats signifying change and growth.  Worn by Mayor Naheed
                  Nenshi and City Councillors During groundbreaking ceremony.

2015         Rock Body – New Edward Gallery, Calgary AB
                  Three-dimensional string drawing with suspended rocks.

2011         E C O S Y S T E M S – UAS Satellite Gallery, Calgary AB
                  Thirteen contemporary artists create 2- and 3-D interpretations of “landscape”
                  on Verna’s stitched canvases.


EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2014         An Uncoded World: Exploring Places Beyond Cultural Geography
                  Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto ON.
                  With Ross Melanson

1998         Year 3 Fine Arts Certificate
                  Malaysian Institute of Art, Kuala Lumpur, SGR Malaysia

1997         Studio Arts Diploma
                  Capilano College, N. Vancouver BC, Canada


AWARDS

1998          Asia-Pacific College Student’s Award, BC Centre for International Education