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Education:

1988 – Master of Fine Arts, University of Calgary
1982 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Calgary
1974 – Art Diploma, Alberta College of Art

Exhibitions Solo:

2016 – “Levitas” One on One Gallery, Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, Alberta
2014 – “Hometown Dreams” Visual Arts Alberta Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2006 – “The Dead Relative Series” Railway Convention Centre, Vegreville, Alberta
2004 – “Awaiting Memory” Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2004 – “The Dead Relative Series” Plus 15 Window, Untitled Art Society, Calgary, Alberta
1988 – “Joy” Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1981 – “Dancing Shoes” Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta
1981 – “Betrayal, Rice Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1981 – “Betrayal” Off Centre Centre, Calgary, Alberta
1977 – “Sculptural Form in Weaving” University of Calgary Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

Exhibitions Group, International

2014 – “Celebrating Alberta” Alberta Society of Artists Travelling Exhibition.
Cando Art Centre, North Dakota USA; Northwest Art Centre, Minot, North Dakota USA

2008 – “Images and Reflections” The Artists Circle of Calgary Exhibition
State Gallery of Contemporary Art in Sopot, Poland
Jesuits Gallery of Contemporary Art in Poznan, Poland
BWA Contemporary Art Gallery in Kalisz, Poland;
BWA Galeria Zamojska, Contemporary Art Gallery in Zamosc, Poland
ZPAP Gallery Pryzmat in Krakow, Poland

2007 – “Images and Reflections” The Artists Circle of Calgary Exhibition
Gallery “G”, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Gallery Kruh, Ostrava, Czech Republic

Exhibitions Group: National

1990 – “Portraits of Women” A Travelling Exhibition, The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON
1989 – “Alternate Visions” Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
1988 – “Women in Focus” Photographer’s Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1988 – “Women in Focus” Rosemont Gallery, Regina, Sask.
1985 – “Four From Calgary” Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1979 – “Contemporary Canadian Watercolour” University of Waterloo, Ontario

Exhibitions Group: Provincial

2015 – “Water” The Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
2012 – “Celebrating Alberta” Alberta Society of Artists Travelling Exhibition Various Alberta Venues
2012 – “Inspired by Travel” Leighton Art Centre, Millarville, Alberta
2012 – “The 25th Annual Celebration of the Arts” Kiwanis Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta

Exhibitions Group: Regional

2016 – “Here After” Selected Alumni Photographers, The Little Gallery, University of Calgary
2015 – “Ladies of Land” Three Person Exhibition, Leighton Centre, Millarville, Alberta
2015 – “Artists’ Lens” Exposure 2015. Art Point Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2015 – “Artists’ Lens” Exposure 2013. Art Point Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2012 – “Passages” Alberta Society of Artists, Lougheed House, Calgary Alberta
2011 – “Alberta Landscape” Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
2011 – “Artorama” Triangle Gallery of Visual Art, Calgary, AB.
2009 – “Images and Reflections, Artists Circle of Calgary” Triangle Gallery of Visual Art, Calgary, Alberta
2008 – “The Artists Circle of Calgary-The New Generation” Triangle Gallery of Visual Art, Calgary Alberta
2006 – “40th Anniversary Alumni Exhibit” Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2005 – “Button Alumni Show” Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1993 – “Retrospective of Alberta Photography” Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1984 – “Stages” Centre Eye Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1979 – “Linda Edgar / Bev Pike” Muttart Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1975 – “Graduate Exhibition” Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
1974 – “Alberta Craft Design Exhibition”. Old Cabin Crafts Society, Palliser Square, Calgary, Alberta
1973 – “Festival Calgary” Glenbow Foundation, Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, Alberta

Collaborative Projects:

2010 – Neil Cockburn, Organist with Linda Craddock, Artist, Epcor Center, Jack Singer Hall, Calgary, AB
2009 – The Sound of Color with Organist Neil Cockburn. Music of Messaien, ProArts Society, Calgary, AB
2008 – Hearing in Color: Organist Dame Gillian Weir with artist, Linda Craddock. Pro Arts Society & The Cantos Music Foundation Organ Area. Department of Music. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

Acquisitions & Permanent Public Collections:

The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario
The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Alberta Culture (Edmonton Law Courts)
Pro Arts Society, Calgary, Alberta
Cantos Music Foundation, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
Numerous Private Collectors in Canada, USA and Europe

Bibliography

Catalogues:

2012 – “Celebrating Alberta” Alberta Society of Artists
2007 – “Images and Reflections” The Artists Circle of Calgary, Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts Catalogue
1990 – “Portraits of Women” The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario
1989 – “Alternate Visions” by Christopher Jackson, Curator, Glenbow Museum, 1989 Calgary, Alberta
1978 – “The Fine Art of Alberta Craft” Festival 78. Commonwealth Games Calgary, Alberta

Video:

2010 – “Champions of Learning Workshop, Autobiographical Photography–Making it Work” Video. ContEd, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
1990 – “Portraits of Women” The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON.

Journals, Magazines, Books:

2014 – “Hometown Dreams” Featured Artist, Mud Season Review, Issue #2 Oct 20 (online periodical)
2009 – “From Calgary to Krakow” Fast Forward Weekly Volume 14, No. 29 Calgary, Alberta
2009 – Photo Cover, The Malahat Review, edited by John Barton, University of Victoria. Issue 167/ June
2007 – “Road to Success” Alternative Trends Volume 2 Issue 3, Spring.
2003 – “Artists Portraits” Galleries West. Vol. 2 No. 2 Summer
2001 – The Pacific North West Landscape, by Kitty Harmon, Sasquatch Books, Seattle, USA.(Book)
1992 – “Mrs.Pidruchney” ACUA Vitae: Ukrainian Council for Alberta Arts, Vol 2, No. 4. Dec (as author)
1988 – “Women Photographers on Women’s Issues” by Brenda Pelkey. BlackFlash Spring Vol.6 No.1
1981 – “Four From Calgary” Update, Edmonton Art Gallery, Vol 6 No. 6. Nov/Dec
1976 – “Ukrainian Canadiana” Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canada pp 76. (Book)

Professional Activities

Research & Development

2014 – Writer’s Boot Camp Alberta Playwright Network, Calgary, Alberta
2014 – Writer’s Circle Alberta Playwright Network, Calgary, Alberta
2013 – ACT ONE Alberta Playwright Network, Calgary, Alberta
2013 – After Effects Level 1. EMMedia, Calgary, Alberta
2011 – Basic Video Production, EMMedia, Calgary, Alberta
Final Cut Pro Level 1 Introduction to Video Editing, EMMedia, Calgary, Alberta
Visual Story Telling, EMMedia, Calgary, Alberta
Script Writing for Video Production EMMedia, Calgary, Alberta

Teaching: Post Secondary

1990 – 2016 Private professional teaching initiatives that are studio-based including: Photography, Principles of Art Fundamentals, color theory, drawing, painting
2012 – Summer Series: Photography, Sessional Instructor Red Deer College, Red Deer Alberta
2011 – ART 335: Digital Photography and Photoshop. Sessional Instructor, Department of Art,University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2008 – 2010 Photography: Digital SLR; Autobiographical Photos and Digital Photography, Sessional Instructor, Continuing Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1990 – 1999 Core Instructor of Photography: issues relating to composition and expressive modes of personal creativity. Western Academy of Photography, Victoria, BC.
1989 – Digital Photography, Sessional Instructor Faculty of Continuing Education University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.
1988 – Introduction to Art Fundamentals. Assistant Instructor, Department of Art, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1987 – ART 300 level Art Education, Graduate Teaching Assistant. Labs, studio prep and critiques, Department of Art, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1987 – ART 437 and ART 355 Graduate Teaching Assistant. Photography. Lectures and critiques, Department of Art, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

Teaching: Artists in Education

2008 – 2016 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Artist Roster providing professional assistance within the Alberta School system. Digital Photography.
2005 – 2016 Calgary Board of Education, Curriculum Development. Private contractual arrangements relating to the significance of the Visual Arts within the context of defined curriculum
2005 – 2012 EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts. Curriculum Development through Learning andCreative City Programming. Courses for Teachers and initiatives for students. Calgary, AB
2005 – 2008 Calgary Artists in Partnership with Education. Professional work within the Calgary school system relating to the significance of the Visual Arts within the context of defined curriculum.

Service

2015 – 2016 Kiyooka Ohe Art Centre Society, coordinator of Pavilion Artist Pledge donations of art, Calgary, Alberta
2015 – 2016 Provincial Exhibitions Chair, Alberta Society of Artists
2012 – 2013 Chair, Calgary Gallery Committee, Alberta Society of Artists, Calgary, Alberta
2016 – 2007 Photography for various events, catalogue, Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Calgary, Alberta
2003 – 2001 Director, Art Rental Services, Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
2004 – 2011 Coordinator for the Founding and Sustaining Members of the Artists Circle Collection of the Calgary Contemporary Art Society
2004 – 2011 Archival responsibilities for the housing and maintenance of artworks contained in the above collections for the Calgary Contemporary Arts Society
1982 – 1985 Organizational assistance regarding Civic Art Centre. Calgary Contemporary Arts Society