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[ C O L L E C T I O N S ]

Stormy Wind Wiggle, 30"x40"
, oil on canvas, Yukon Permanent Collection
Fall view to mnt lorne "Fall View of Mount Lorne and Cowley Lake " - oil on canvas - 16"x20" - Commissioned by Amy Smith
"Reflections on Crater Lake"
23"x28", oil on canvas, NorthWesTel Permanent Collection
march snow on the skers March Snow on the Eskers - 48"x40" - oil on canvas - artist private collection
"The Telegraph Office, McBride Museum"
oil on canvas, McBride Museum, Permanent Collection
boogie woogie aspens on 3km carcross Boogie Woogie Aspens on the 3km Carcross - 22"x22" - oil on canvas - artists private collection



" Snow Laden Spruce Under Full Moon" - oil on canvas - 24"x30" - commissioned by Julianne Lyons (Toronto, ON)



"Going Down The River" - oil on - canvas - 48"x60" - commissioned by Darielle Talarico
"Walk into the Green " - oil on wood - 36"x80" -
Commission for Alison Reid
walk in the greens
Semi-Relief Sculpture, 3 panels each is 4’x7’
Electro-laminated metals, paper mache, driftwood
Yukon College Collection
Commissioned and Installed 1991
“Mountain Drama”         
Mixed Media, 11” x 72”, silk dyes, silk, tinfoil, resin
Yukon Permanent Collection “Artists Choice”  2000
“So You Want Out”         
Mixed Media 2’ x 3’, paper, oils, wire, string, cotton cloth, gesso Yukon Permanent Collection. Purchased by friends of the gallery 199



[ P E R F O R M A N C E HH I S T O R Y ]

April 2008
Solo show, “Moving on with Colour”

October 2007
Combined show “Colour” with Jeanine Baker glass artist and Lise Merchant, fabric artist

Summer 2006
Yukon Arts Centre, group show for Yukon Artists at Work

March 2006
Group show, Yukon Artist at Work

November 2005 
Group show, Yukon Artists at Work Gallery

June 2005
Mennell family show at the Haven Café, Skagway AK

Summer 2005
Three works in the Permanent Collection Exhibition at the Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Y. T.

March 2005
Group show, Yukon Artists at Work Gallery, Whitehorse

November 2004
Group Show, Yukon Artists at Work Gallery, Whitehorse, Y.T.

June 2004
Solo show at the “Haven Café” Skagway, AK

2002 – 2006
Hosted and organized the now Annual Atlin Art Retreat which is a casual fun art filled weekend at the end of April doing a variety of workshops and involving other guest artists.

1997 – 2008
Taught basic drawing, more advanced drawing courses, which included drawing therapy. Have also instructed acrylic and oil painting courses.  
These courses have taken place in Whitehorse, Carcross, Mt. Lorne and Atlin B.C.

2002 – 2003
Involved with a “Healing Retreat” in Carcross through the Yukon College campus, giving an art therapy session. Also involved in teaching drawing and introductory soapstone carving courses.

2000 – 2008
Teaching private piano lessons using the Suzuki method.

2001 – 2004
Participant in Cranberry Fair

Performed at the Juneau Music festival, as well as the Alsek Music festival. Completed Demo of piano compositions. Taught various drawing and sketching courses through the City of Whitehorse.

Sponsored Artist to the Great Northern Arts Festival,
• Contracted to create and paint exhibit for swans for Swan Haven.        
• Contracted to paint 100 silk ties and ties for the Whitehorse Community Choir.
• Commissioned  composition for the Whitehorse Community
• Choir entitled “the Light in the Darkness”
• Commissioned painting “Spring” for the Arctic Winter Games Exhibition
• Awarded grant for demo ‘Engage” exhibition in which my piece “Mountain Drama”
was purchased for the Permanent Collection

1995 – 1999
Sponsored Artist at the Great Northern Arts Festival in 1999. Involved in various solo exhibitions through the Yukon Arts Society.  Artist in the Parks demonstrations, various drawing courses, combined shows, and other ‘engage” exhibitions.

1988 – 2000
Awarded  two Advanced Artist “B” grants, Yukon College large commissioned work, a Canada Council Exploration grant, and a demo grant from Music Yukon.

Summer 2009
"What's Going On Up There", The Research Gallery, Abbottsford, BC, Group YAAW Show

November 2010
"The Colour Show" Group Show, Arts Underground


[ E D U C A T I O NN & TT R A I N I N G ]

2000 – 2001
Several songwriters, piano and music industry related workshops hosted by RAIYA and YWIM

1999 – 2000
Workshops involving carving in hard stone, soapstone and finishing techniques, taught by Angus Cockney, Eli Nasogaluak, and John Terriak, Inuvik, NWT

1994 – 1999
Workshops dealing with mixed media, abstract painting, pottery, raku firing, casting, and willow. Various instructors and locations.

1975 – 1994
Various workshops on painting , drawing, stained glass, life drawing and others

1974 – 1975
Notre Dame Secretarial College, Montreal, Quebec

1972 – 1974
United World College of the Atlantic, Wales UK emphasis in Art with honors, included history of modern architecture and art, outdoor sketching, and an exhibition in final exam.


Other Pertinent Information:

2000 – 2004 Board Member of RAIYA (Recording Artist Industry Yukon Association)  two years as vice-president and one as treasurer.
1993 – 1997 Board Member for the Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, YT.  1996 -1997,
I was the “Chair “ for the Board.
1996 I was acting interim Executive Director, for the Yukon Arts Centre from May - October.
1998 “Past Chair”  for the Board of Directors, Yukon Arts Centre
1999 – 2000 Vice President for the Yukon Art Society
2000 – present Have organized and taught at Art Retreats in Atlin and am now organizing one for Haines AK.


Galleries and Societies:

Yukon Artists at Work:  Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Yukon Arts Society:  Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Homestead Gallery:  Skagway, Alaska

The Coppermoon Gallery:  Whitehorse, Yukon Territory