Curriculum Vitae

ALLISON ARGY-BURGESS
43 Balmoral Dirve
St. Albert, Alberta T8N 0C1
www.allisonargyburgess.com allisonargyburgess@gmail.com 780.984.4488

BORN:
1956 Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

ART EDUCATION:
2000 Management Development for the Arts, Banff Centre for Management
1994-2013 Landscape Painting Workshops & Retreats, Rocky Mountains with Robert Sinclair
1998 & 1999 University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension
1994-1997 Red Deer College, Visual Arts Summer Schools

WORKSHOPS TAUGHT:
2013 Red Deer College Series, Workshop: Creating Expressive Watercolour Botanics
2012 Red Deer College Series, Watercolour Landscape Workshop: Been There, Dreamt That
2010 McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta Hospital, Drop-in Watercolour
2007 Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Watercolour for Beginners
2005/06 McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta Hospital, Watercolour for Beginners
2002 City of St. Albert, Painting Basics for Teens

STUDIO:
Harcourt House Society
2nd Floor, 10215 – 112 Street, Edmonton, AB

CURATORIAL:
2007/08 Guest Curator, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Landscape as Metaphor, a retrospective of artist Les Graff

RESIDENCIES:
JUNE 2012 Landfall Cottage, Brigus, Newfoundland: Self Directed Residency
July 2010 Yoho National Park, Lake O’Hara: Self Directed Residency
August 2009 Galicia, Spain: Self Directed Residency

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
October 2005 From the Valley, Jasper & Yellowhead Museum, Jasper, AB
November 2001 Lucid Dreams, Tusk Gallery, Queen Street West, Toronto, ON
July 1998 Showcase, Salon Gallery, Edmonton, AB

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
December/January 2016 Surfaces Artist Co-operative, Jake’s Gallery & Framing, Edmonton, AB
November 2015 90th Annual Open Water National Juried Exhibition, Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPWC), Nova Scotia Archives,
Halifax, NS
September 2015 Festival Gallery, Kaleido Arts Festival 2015, Edmonton, AB
June/July 2015 New Territories, The Works Festival, Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, AB
March/April 2015 Landscapes, Surfaces Artist Co-operative, Scotia Place, Edmonton, AB
January/March 2015 Artist Showcase, Evanescence Gallery, High River, AB
January/February 2015 Surfaces Artist Co-operative, Jake’s Gallery & Framing, Edmonton, AB
September 2014 Kaleido Festival Juried Exhibition, Stollery Gallery, Edmonton, AB
June/July 2014 Larger Than a Bread Basket, Juried Exhibition, VAAA Gallery, The Works Festival, Edmonton, AB
June/July 2014 Flight, Annual Membership Show, The Works Festival, Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, AB
April 2014 Surfaces Artist Co-operative, SAMBA, St. Albert, AB
July 2013 Kinetic, The Works Art & Design Festival, Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, AB
July 2012 Symbiosis, Membership Show, Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, AB
July 2012 St. Albert Artwalk, Gemport Designs / Art Beat Gallery, St. Albert, AB
August 2011 A Place Between, Art Beat Gallery, St. Albert, AB
August-October 2010 Essence: The Language of Flowers, McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB
June 2010 Diversity 2010 Juried Membership Show, The Works, VAAA Gallery, Edmonton, AB
April 2010 In All Its Beauty, Part 2, MCPAG, Stony Plain, AB
February 2010 Knows No Kindness, Part 1, MCPAG, Stony Plain, AB
July 2009 In The Balance, Visual Arts Alberta Group Show, Edmonton, AB
August 2009 Wings & Petals, Art Beat Gallery, St. Albert, AB
June 2008 Terra Incognita, Art Beat Gallery, St. Albert, AB
November/December 2007 Five, Extension Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
January/March 2006 Into the Garden: Sanctuary Juried Group Exhibition, curated by Elyse Elliot-Los, Red Deer & District Museum, Red Deer, AB
October 2005 Society of Canadian Artists 38th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Papermill Art Gallery, Todmorden Mills Museum, Toronto, ON
December/January 2005 Open Water CSPWC National Juried Exhibition, Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery, Toronto, ON
August 2004 Chimeara, Art Beat Gallery, Featured Gallery Artist, St. Albert, AB
June 2004 Marjorie Wood Gallery, Prairie Skies Juried Exhibition, Red Deer, AB
April/October 2004 Elemental Inspiration Juried Exhibition, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
October 2003 Open Water CSPWC National Juried Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, AB
March 2001 Ravens Artist Co-operative Show, St. Albert, AB
August 2001 & 2000 Juried Membership Show, Profiles Public Art Gallery, St. Albert, AB
1998 & 1999 Chapters Book Stores, Selected works at 3 locations in Edmonton
September 1998 Duets, Studio Gallery, St. Albert, AB

RECOGNITION & AWARDS:
2007 Nominated for the Mayor’s Award for the Promotion of the Arts, City of Edmonton
2005 Nominated for the MacLab Enterprises Award for Outstanding Achievements in Arts & Cultural Administration, City of Edmonton
1998 & 2001 Presented with Volunteer of the Year Award by Profiles Visual Arts Society for contributions made as a member of the Board of Directors
1997 & 1998 Presented with the Visual Arts Volunteer of the Year, City of St. Albert, for contributions made to the arts.

MEMBERSHIPS:
Visual Arts Alberta | CARFAC
Latitude 53 Gallery
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre
M.A.D.E. in Edmonton
Heritage Canada The National Trust (HCNT)
Arts on the Avenue Edmonton Society