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Connie Geerts – Curriculum Vitae

Professional Development
2011 – Public Art 101 – Calgary Arts Development – Calgary, AB
2008 – Welding for Artists – Alberta College of Art and Design – Calgary, AB
2006 – Lost Wax Casting – Red Deer College – Red Deer, AB (Stephen Paul Day)
2005 – Glass Kiln Casting – Red Deer College – Red Deer, AB (Mark Abildgaard)
2004 – Design and Collage – Calgary, AB (Gerald Brommer)
2000 – Bronze sculpting and mold-making – San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
1999 – Symphonic Composition – Vancouver Academy of Art – Vancouver, BC, Canada
1995 – Painting and Art History – Paris and Montaiguet le Blanc, France
1984 – Advertising Art – Fanshawe College, London, ON, Canada

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 – Gibson Fine Art – Calgary, AB, Canada
2011 – Ruberto Ostberg Gallery – “From Here to There”, Calgary, AB, Canada
2010 – Woodlands Art Gallery – “Living Rhythm”, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
2009 – Arts on Atlantic – “Synthesis” Calgary, AB, Canada
2006 – Arts on Atlantic – “Taking Root” Calgary, AB, Canada
2005 – Elevation 1309 – “Elemental” Canmore, AB, Canada
2005 – Centennial Gallery – “Reverberations” Calgary, AB, Canada
2005 – Martin Arts Gallery – “Paintings from the Hurons” Bayfield, ON, Canada
2004 – Centennial Gallery – “Lighthearted” Calgary, AB, Canada
2003 – Centennial Gallery – “A Matter of Perspective” Calgary, AB, Canada
2003 – Vicious Circle – “Quips from the Source” Calgary, AB, Canada
2000 – Cosmopolis Gallery – “Bright Ideas” Vancouver, BC, Canada
1999 – Cosmopolis Gallery – “Pick a Door” Vancouver, BC, Canada
1999 – Virgin Records – “Café Culture” Vancouver, BC, Canada
1999 – Taf’s Gallery – “Urban Immigrant” Vancouver, BC, Canada
1997 – The Old School House Gallery – “Other Beasts” Qualicum, BC, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 – Motion Gallery – “The Meltdown” – Calgary, AB
2013 – Passion For Glass – “Black and White” – Calgary, AB
2013 – Glass Art Association of Canada – “The Last Glass Show” – Toronto, ON
2012 – Blue Rock Art Gallery – Making Hey – Black Diamond, AB
2012 – Calyx Distinctive Arts – Juried – Calgary, AB
2011 – Gibsons Fine Art – “Sparkle” – Calgary Warm Glass Guild – Calgary, AB
2010 – The Muttart Conservatory – “Evolution” Alberta Sculptors Guild – Edmonton, AB
2010 – Ruberto Ostberg Gallery – “Whimsical” Calgary Warm Glass Guild – Calgary, AB
2009 – Effusion Art Gallery – (Two person show) Invermere, BC, Canada
2009 – Sculpture Walk, Leighton Arts Centre – Calgary, AB, Canada
2008 – Calgary Warm Glass Guild, Roburto Osberg Gallery – Calgary, AB, Canada
2007 – Gibsons Fine Arts – Calgary, AB, Canada
2006 – Fosbrooke Fine Arts – (Two person show) Calgary, AB, Canada
2006 – Canadian Glass Show – West End Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
2006 – Glass Art Ass. of Canada – GAAC conference – Red Deer, AB, Canada
2005 – Woodlands Gallery – Winnipeg, MB, Canada
2005 – Alberta Scene, NOA – Ottawa, ON, Canada
2005 – Calyx Distinctive Arts – Calgary, AB, Canada
2004 – Western Showcase Art Auction – Juried – Calgary, AB, Canada
2004 – Toronto Art Expo – Juried – Toronto, ON, Canada
2004 – Centennial Gallery – (Two person show) “Comes a Chinook” Calgary, AB
2003 – Artspace Gallery – “Fresh” Calgary, AB, Canada
2003 – Destina Gallery – (Two person show) Edmonton, AB, Canada
2003 – Prisma Gallery – Toronto, ON, Canada
2002 – Calyx Distinctive Arts – Juried – Calgary, AB, Canada
2001 – “Night of Artists” – Calgary, AB, Canada
2000 – Centre Fire Gallery – Bragg Creek, AB, Canada
1998 – Vancouver Island Sculptors Guild – Bamberton, BC, Canada
1997 – Vancouver Island Sculptors Guild – Bamberton, BC, Canada
1996 – Sooke Art Show – Juried – Sooke, BC, Canada
1995 – Closet Studio – (Two person show) Victoria, BC, Canada
1994 – Le Marie – Montaguet le Blanc, France

Collections
Alberta Foundation for the Arts
CTV Television Broadcasting – Toronto, ON, Canada
CTV Television Broadcasting – Vancouver, BC, Canada
Delta Burke – Hollywood, California
Private Collections in North America, Europe and Australia

Selected Bibliography and Media Coverage
2012 – July – Western Wheel circular – feature
2012 – January – “Southwest Art” magazine
2012 – Best of World Glass Artists
2010 – May –“Style at Home” magazine
2007 – Feature – Home and Garden Network – “That’s Clever”
2006 – Magazin’Art Biennial Guide to Canadian Artists
2005, 2006 – NOA Magazine
2005 – Television Show – “Devine Design”
2005 – Television Show – “The Designer Guys”
2005 – Feature – Galleries West Magazine
2005 – Interview – CFCN News at Noon
2005 – Interview – CBC Radio
2005 – Feature – Watford Guide/ Forest Standard , ON Canada
2004 – National Television Commercial – Pizza Hut
2003 – Feature – “Where” Magazine – Calgary, AB, Canada
2003 – Movie of the Week – “The Great Goose Caper”
2002 – Television Series – “Tom Stone” (seasons 1 & 2)
2000 – Magazin’Art Biennial Guide to Canadian Artists
2000 – Vancouver Television – news feature
1999 – CTV Television – The Vicki Gabereau Show
1998 – Vancouver Television – interview
1998 – Feature – CHEK Television – “Nanaimo Report”
1998 – Shaw Cable – interview
1997 – CHEK Television – news feature
1997 – CHEK Television – “CHEK Around” interview
1997 – Shaw Cable – interview
1995 – CHEK Television – “CHEK Around” interview

Publisher
Canadian Art Prints

Professional Affiliations
Alberta Craft Council – 2010
Alberta Sculptors Guild – 2010
Calgary Warm Glass Guild – 2006
Glass Art Association of Canada – 2005

Awards
2011 – 3 American Art Awards

Related Activities
2007 – 2013 – Show Coordinator, Calgary Warm Glass Guild
1987 – 2004 – CTV ENG video editor (Victoria, Vancouver, and Calgary)
2000 – 2003 – Set decoration and props construction
2003 – Calgary Allied Arts Foundation acquisitions committee
1998 – Art Coordinator – Vancouver Television
1995 -1997 – Media Coordinator – Vancouver Island Sculptors Guild