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Mixed media artist with a love for texture and color. Add Comment

Biography

Doris Charest

E-mail:Dalinec@shaw.ca

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Education:

BED University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

BFA University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

Solo Exhibitions

2008 Flora, Le Bookstore, St. Albert, AB -

2007 Prairies, Allied Art Gallery, Spruce Grove, AB

2007 La Nature et sa Richesse, Alliance Gallery, Calgary, AB

2005 Expressions, Studio Galley, St. Albert, AB

2001 Interpretations, First Impressions Studio, St. Albert, AB

2000 Women, Children, Dreams, Red Deer Museum &Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2000 Collages, Generations Gallery, Stony Plain, AB

1999 Memories, First Impressions Gallery, St. Albert, AB

1998 Impressions, Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton, AB

1997 Women, Children, Dreams, Alberta Craft Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1996 Reveries, Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton, AB

1996 Impressions, Spirit Gallery, St. Albert, AB

1995 Multimask, Nose Creek Valley Museum, Airdrie, AB

1994 Annimalia, Airdrie Public Library, Airdrie, AB

1994 Mixed Emotions, Nose Creek Valley Museum, Airdrie, AB

1993 Country Feeling, Nose Creek Valley Museum, Airdrie, AB

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

2008 InkAid Digital Competition, New York, New York, U.S

2008 Heritage Property Competition, Lougheed Building, Calgary, AB

2008 International Figurative Show, Leighton Centre, Calgary, AB

2008 Small is All, Alberta Society of Artists, Travelling Show, AB

2008 Red and Gold, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2008 Semi-Abstract, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2008 Works on Paper, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2008 Still Life Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2007 Stampede Gallery Show, Calgary Stampede Grounds, Calgary, AB

2007 Print Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2007 Variations, Masters Gallery, Society of Western Canadian Painters, Calgary, AB

2007 Free Play, Urban Roots Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2007 Art & Music Festival, Night of Artists, Edmonton, AB

2006 Drawings & More, Grande Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB

2006 En Plein Air, Albert a Group, Oil Painters of America, St. Albert, AB

2006 Memory & Identity, ASA Travelling Show, Alberta

2006 Influence Feminine, Centre D__™Arts Visuels, Edmonton, AB

2006 Moments in Time, ASA, Edmonton, AB

2006 Natural Rhythms (Two-man show), Art Beat Gallery, St. Albert, AB

2006 Night of Artists 10th Anniversay Show, Edmonton, AB

2006 Florals, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2006 Semi-abstract, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2005 Centennial Show, ASA, Edmonton, AB

2005 Not Just Chickens, McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2005 Art Fusion, Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary; Federation Gallery,

Vancouver, BC

2005 Black and White Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2004 Images of Western Canada, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2004 In My Back Yard (ASA), City Hall, Edmonton, AB

2004 Child__™s Play (ASA), McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2004 First Impression___Lasting Impression, Red Strap Market, (SWCA) Edmonton, AB

2004 Societe Canadienne de l__™Aquarelle, Montr__al, Qu__bec

2004 Black and White Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2004 Aida to Zaza, Alberta Society of Artists, Edmonton, AB

2004 Spring (SWCA), Sherwood Park, AB

2004 Dimples, Wrinkles and Folds, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2003 Small, Smaller___, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2003 Through Alberta Eyes, Centre Cultural Gallery, Medicine Hat

2003 Visions Francophones de l`Alberta, Alberta Society of Artists Travelling Show, AB

2003 Influenced by the Landscape, Leighton Centre, Calgary, AB

2003 9-11 Alberta Society of Artistes Traveling Show, Calgary, AB

2003 Mixed Messages, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2003 The Bow, Alberta Society of Artistes Traveling Show, Calgary, AB

2003 Ars Poetica, Alberta Society of Artists, Calgary, AB

2003 Pears`r`Us, Federation Gallery, BC

2002 Splendour, Miseracordia Hospital, Edmonton, AB

2002 Multitude, Spruce Grove, AB

2001 Annual Show, Society of Experimental Artists, Michigan, USA

2001 Nous Trois, Centre D__™Arts Visuels de L Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2001 Manulife Place Show, SWCA, Edmonton, AB

2001 Abstraction, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2001 SWCA Show, Johnson__™s Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2001 Membership Show, Profiles, St. Albert, AB

2000 Small Picture SWCA Show, Art Beat, AB

2000 Miniature Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2000 Anything but Watercolour, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2000 Scotia Place Show, SWCA, Edmonton, AB

2000 Summer Splendour, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2000 Manulife Place (SWCA), Edmonton, AB

2000 Myriad, Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, AB

2000 Millenium International Exposition, Miramichi, NB

2000 Festival Des Arts Visuels en Atlantique, Caraquet, NB

2000 From the Artists Eye, SWCA Show, Edmonton, AB

2000 Into the Garden, Red Deer Museum, Red Deer, AB

2000 Summer Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2000 St. Albert Painters` Variations, Artra, Edmonton, AB

2000 Alberta Games Show, Sherwood Park, AB

1999 SWCA Show, Generations Gallery, Stony Plain, AB

1999 Xmas Delights, SWCA Show, Look Gallery, AB

1999 Variations, SWCA Show, Special T Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1999 Country Scenes (Two Person Show), Artra, Edmonton, AB

1999 Spring Show (SWCA), Scotia Place, Edmonton, AB

1999 Once Upon a Time (Three Person Show), Profiles, St. Albert, AB

1998 Loin des Yeux, Pres du Coeur, Centre Culturel, Montr__al, Qu__bec

Awards and Honours

2007 Featured Artist, Leisure Painter Magazine, England

2007 Featured Artist, Somerset Magazine, United States

2006 Guest Artist, Society of Western Canadian Artists, Edmonton, AB

2005 Invited Guest Artist, Evenement Fribourg-Collective Pan-Canadienne, Fribourg, Quebec

2005 Painting chosen for cover of Vallum Magazine, Ontario

2004 Alessandra Bisselli Award, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2003 Article on Abstract Art published in Art Avenues, Federation of

Canadian Artists Newsletter, Fall, 2003

2003 Guest Artist: La Mar__e aux 1000 Vagues, Riviere du Loup, Qu__bec

2002 Grant: Artist in the Community, Alberta

2002 Painting chosen for Agenda, L__™Association de la Femme, Qu__bec

2001 National poster competition winner, ACELF, Quebec

1999 Acref featured artist, Acref Convention, Edmonton, AB

1998-CWA Grant

1998-Centre Des Cr__ches Winner

1997-ACFA Annual Christmas Card Winner

Prior to 1997- Had work published in Alberta Artist, Calgary Herald, Airdrie Recreation Brochure

Related Employment or Experience

1998 to present- Part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts ___Artist in Residence___ roster

1998 to present- Taught workshops for adults or children for the Centre D__™Art Visuel, Edmonton, AB

2001 to present __"Taught various workshops for Teachers__™ Conventions, East Central, Northern Alberta, Calgary Catholic Teachers__™ Convention, Yellowknife Francophone School Division.

1998 __"Taught Various workshops with schools in the Edmonton and area, as well as Northern Alberta

Art Affiliations

St. Albert Painters Guild

Society of Western Canadian Artists (Senior Status)

Alberta Society of Artists

Federation of Canadian Artists

International Society of Experimental Artists

Address

Address:
4 Whitehall Crescent
City:
St. Albert
State/Province:
Alberta
Postal Code:
T8N3G4
Phone Number:
7804583951