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1978 & 1982 The Banff Centre of the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1979 - 1980 Langara College, Vancouver, B.C.
1980 - 1983 Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, B.C.
Diploma F.A. (Honors) Major - Printmaking


1999 Studio Tests of the Senses, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1997 Lake Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1996 The Balance, The Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1993 10 Years, New Westminster Gallery, New Westminster, B.C.
1992 Love Marking, Eastern Edge, St. John's, Newfoundland
1988 Marked By Love, Malaspina Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1987 Inside Stories, The Market House Gallery, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
New Lithographs, The Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1984 The Carnegie Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
1982 The Dundarave Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

2001 Here & Now: Contemporary Works from the Permanent Collection, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario 2000 New Acquisitions, with Paul Fournier, The Teck Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C.
1999 Jack Shadbolt, A Tribute The Bau Xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1998 Moment: Observed Values, Ernst and Young and Canadian Art Magazine
Exhibition at Edward Day Gallery, Toronto (Honourable Mention)
1997 HEARTFELT, Art Rental Gallery, The Vancouver Art Gallery and the Evergreen
Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, B.C.
1995 Monotypes, The Painterly Print, Prior Editions, Vancouver, B.C. ,
20 Years of Original Printmaking, Malaspina Printmakers, Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, and the Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C. (catalogue)
1994 64 -94 Contemporary Decades, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. (catalogue) New Work, Prior Editions, Vancouver, B.C.
1993 Drawings by Painters and Sculptors, The Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
The Furlan Collection, The Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
1992 Chinese Artist Association, Shanghai, China
New Prints, Geraldine Davis Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
University of Saskatchewan Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1988 Interaction, The National Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Innovation: Subject & Technique, The Gallery, University of Toronto The Ottawa School of Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario Open Studio's Annual Juried show, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario
1986 Open Studio's Annual Juried Show, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario
1991 Aspects of Printmaking, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, B.C.
The Figure Drawn, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
1990 Beastiary, Memorial University Art Gallery, St.John's, Newfoundland (touring, catalogue)
1990 The Print & Drawing Council Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Open Studio 20 Years, Extensions Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (touring, catalogue)
1989 Living Impressions, The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario (catalogue) The Folded Image, Nancy Poole's Studio, Toronto, Ontario
New Starters, Nancy Poole's Studio, Toronto, Ontario
1985 The McGill Club, Toronto, Ontario
The Bau Xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
The Warehouse Show, Vancouver, B.C. (catalogue)
The Paper Fair, Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
B.C. Printmakers, Five B.C. Printmakers, The Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey
1983 Malsapina Annual Juried Show, Malsapina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
Duthie Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
The Sechelt Art Gallery, Sechelt, B.C.
Discoveries, Five Recent Graduates, The Maple Ridge Art Gallery, B.C.


1989 Canada Council - Project Grant
1988 Ontario Arts Council - Exhibition Assistance Grant
Canada Council - Travel Grant
1987 Open Studio's Annual Juried Show, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario Juror's Award
1984 The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.- Work/Purchase Grant
1982 The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta- The Heinz Jordan Scholarship
The Dundarave Printshop, Vancouver, B.C. - Scholarship
Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, B.C.
-The Leon Koerner Scholarship


Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
Art Gallery of Newfoundland & Labrador, St. John's, Newfoundland.
Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Alberta
Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
Camosun College, Nanimo, British Columbia.
Carlton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, British Columbia
Fanshawe College, London, Ontario
Gallery One One One, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario
George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Grinnell College Art Gallery, Grinell, Iowa
Hope College, Holland, Michigan
Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Lynwood Arts Centre, Simcoe, Ontario
Maclaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
McMullen Museum, Boston College, Chesnut Hill, Massachusetts
Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John's Newfoundland
New England College Gallery, Henniker, New Hampshire
Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Cornerbrook, Newfoundland
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
The Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia
The Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
The City of Langley, Langley, British Columbia
The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
The Maltwood Museum, University of Victoria, British Columbia
The Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia
Touro College, New York, NY
University of California, San Diego, Art Gallery, La Jolla, California
University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta
University of Maine Museum of Art, Orono, Maine
Wake Forest University, Winton-Salem, North Carolina


Teaching Positions

1994 - 1997 University of Victoria, B.C. Sessional Instructor
1993 - 1996 Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, B.C. - Sessional Instructor
1989 University of Guelph, Ontario - Sessional Instructor

Guest Artist Lectures and Workshops

1999 Simon Fraser University Art Gallery
1998 Okanagan University College, Kelowna, B.C.
1997 Vancouver International Art Fair, Collaborative Printmaking
1995 Okanagan University College, Kelowna, B.C.
1994 International Printmaking Conference, Prior Editions Studio,
University of Saskatchewan
Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, B.C.
Art Fair Seattle, Printmaking in Canada, Seattle, Washington
1992 University of Toronto, Ontario
Sheridan College, Ontario
Print & Drawing Council of Canada, New Work, Toronto, Ontario
1989 Memorial University, St. John's NFLD.
St. Michael's Printshop, St. John's NFLD.

Related Activities

1989 - 2001 Prior Editions Studio, Vancouver, B.C. - Director
Founded collaborative printmaking studio and exhibition space. Projects with
guest artists are held in public collections nationally. Profile on request.
1986 - 1988 Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario - Director of Lithography
1985 Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario - Instructor, Printmaking
1984 - 1985 Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, B.C. - Board member