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CURRICULUM VITAE 2013
A. Louise Williamson
#911,105-26 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta
(403) 719 – 5846
alwillia@shaw.ca
louisewilliamson.ca

Education in Fine Art

1970 Diploma of Fine Art , Painting, Alberta College of Art.
1968 One year study of Painting, Academia de Belle Arti e Liceo
Artistico, Florence, Italy.

Selected Exhibitions

2011 Interpretive Visions,
Epcore Centre Window Galleries, Calgary, Alberta.

2008 Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition,
Vancouver, BC.

2008 Second International Miniature Print Exhibition,
The Ottawa School of Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.

2005 Taking Liberties,
Harcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta.

2005 Internationale d’art miniature,
Saint-Nicolas, Quebec.

2004 Taking Liberties,
Allied Arts Council Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta.

2003 Cabinet of Curiosities,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

2003 Internationale D’Arte Miniature de Levi 5th edition,
Levi, Quebec.

2002 The First International Biennial of Artists Trading Cards,
New Land Gallery, Port Adelaide, Australia.

2002 Artist Trading Cards,
Country Frame Shop &Studio, St. Eugene, Ontario.

2002 The First International Biennial of Artist Trading Cards,
The Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

2000 Silver, Celebrating 25 Years of Artist-Run Culture in Calgary,
The Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta.

2000 The First International Biennial of Artist Trading Cards,
The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

2000 Parallel Lines,
Burns Visual Art Society, Leighton Residence, Priddis, Alberta.

1998 Veiled Dandelions,
The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta (solo).

1992 Louise Williamson,
Prime 8 Gallery, Calgary, Alberta (solo)

1989 Fifth Annual International Exhibition and Sale of Miniature Art,
Toronto, Ontario.

1987 Return to Laughter,
Muttart Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1973 Satori West,
Alberta Designer Craftsman, Calgary, Alberta.

1971 New Faces ‘71,
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta.

1968 Foreign Artists,
Il Centro d’Incontro per Stranieri, Florence, Italy.

Group Exhibitions

2013 Papergirl,
Epcor Centre, Arts and Learning Centre, Calgary.

2012 Papergirl,
Epcor Centre, Arts and Learning Centre, Calgary.

2002 Projected 75, Slide survey of ACAD alumni,
Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, Alberta.

2001 Portrait of the Twenty First Century,
Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

2001 Icons & Idols,
The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

2000 Christmas Show and Auction,
Truck, Calgary, Alberta.

1998 Shared Visions,
Alberta Society of Artists, Mount Royal Village, Calgary, Alberta.

1997 Shared Visions,
Alberta Society of Artists, Mount Royal Village, Calgary, Alberta.

1997 Winter Solstice,
The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1996 Beyond the Brush,
Alberta Society of Artists, Artwalk 96, Mount Royal Village, Calgary, Alberta.

1995 Artwalk Exhibition,
Alberta Society of Artists, Mount Royal Village, Calgary, Alberta.

1994 Do the Art Thing,
Alberta Society of Artists, Mount Royal Village, Calgary, Alberta.

1993 Contributions From the Shadow,
McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta.

1993 Focusing, Alberta Society of Artists,
The Works, Manulife Place, Edmonton, Alberta.

1993 Artweek ‘93, Exhibition,
Alberta Society of Artists, Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Calgary, Alberta.

1991 Group Exhibition,
Provenance Gallery, Calgary, Alberta. (curated)

Collections

Alberta College of Art and Design Permanent Collection.
Work is included in private collections in Canada, Australia, Sweden and Japan.

Published Reviews and Articles

Steven, Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts, Spring/Summer 2013, 1/24 cover.

Turning Points, Philadelphia, PA volume.16,no 1, 2003 “Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition Review”, by Robin Rice.

Cabinet of Curiosities, Wood Turning Centre, Philadelphia, and The Furniture Society, Asheville, North Carolina, 2003, Color Plate 6, ISBN 0-9729943-0-0 (Casebound).

Catalogue: PARALLEL LINES, November 2000 – Burns Visual Arts Society and Leighton Residence, Alberta.

Awards

1970 Honourable Mention on graduation from Alberta College of Art.
1969 Government of Alberta Visual Arts Scholarship, Provincial Cultural Development.

Memberships

Burns Visual Arts Society,member 1989-2014, (President 2005-2008).
The Alberta Society of Artists, member 1993-2014.
Visual Arts Alberta Association, member 2005-2014.
The New Gallery, Board Member 1998-2002.
Artists Trading Card Committee, member 2002-2004.