NAME Alexandra Edmonds
Kelowna BC
Canada

alexandra_edmonds@me.com
BORN Prince Rupert, BC, Canada 1983
EDUCATION MA Fine Art
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London UK 2011

B.F.A.
University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna BC, Canada 2009

Exchange
L’Ecole Nationale Superierure Des Beaux Arts, Paris, France 2008
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

2015-2017 Manager and Artst, Paint Nite Kelowna

2014-2015, Various Demos, Workshops and Classes, Opus Art Supplies, Kelowna, BC

2012 - 2013, Sessional Lecturer (Drawing & Two Dimensional Practices), University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus

April 2012, Volunteer Instructor “Artist Trading Cards Workshops”
Nicola Valley Community Arts Council, Courthouse Gallery, Merritt BC Canada

2008-2009, President of the Visual Arts Course Union UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC Canada

Summer 2009 & Spring 2012, Volunteer Instructor “Smarties Family Drop in Art Sessions” Gallery Vertigo, Vernon, BC Canada

EXHIBITIONS 2016
“Muse” (three person exhibition) Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Malaspina Art Soceity, Powell River, BC

2015
September 2015, “Saga” (two person exhibition) Gallery Vertigo, Vernon, BC
October 2015, “The Continuous Day” (two person exhibition) Maple Ridge Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, BC

2014
January, “About Face” (group portrait exhibition) CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver Community Arts Council, North Vancouver, BC Canada
April, “The Lay of the Land” (solo exhibition) Place des Arts, Coquitlam, BC

2013
August 2013, “Deifying the Diva” (two person exhibition) Summerland Art Gallery, Summerland, BC
“Unspoken Secrets: 2013 Okanagan Erotic Art Show: unSpoken Secrets” (group exhibition) Sparkling Hill Resort, Kelowna, BC
“U8 Event” (group exhibition) Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC
“Uncovered” (group exhibition, featuring the nude form) CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver Community Arts Council, North Vancouver, BC Canada

2012
“Women of Substance” (two person exhibition) Merritt Courthouse Art Gallery Nicola Valley Community Arts Council, Merritt, BC Canada
“Open House at Herhusid” (solo exhibition), Herhusid, Siglufjordur, Iceland
“Bold and Beautiful” (group exhibition, featuring floral inspired works) CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver Community Arts Council, North Vancouver, BC Canada

2011
“Conceptual Art and Visual Communication” (group exhibition) PassepARTout Unconventional Gallery, Milan, Italy
“AC/BC Berlin Contemporary” (group exhibition) Marzia Frozen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
“MA Fine Art Degree Show 2011” (graduate exhibition) Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, Charing Cross, London UK
“Pinups of History” (solo exhibition) Joe Cunningham Gallery, Oceanside Community Arts Council, Parksville, BC Canada
“The New Pretenders” (interim exhibition) Oxo Tower, Bargehouse, London UK

2010
“An Evening of Art and Music”(solo exhibition), Bellevue Cafe, Penticton BC, Canada
“The Grass Roots Cultural Initiative Kick off Party” (group exhibition), the collective, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Art on the Line (annual group exhibition) UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC Canada

2009
“Minnow & Bass” (group exhibition), Minnow & Bass, Toronto, Ontario Canada
“Content” (graduate exhibition) UBC Okanagan, Kelowna BC Canada
“Content” (travelling exhibition) Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC Canada
Art on the Line (annual group exhibition) UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC Canada
AWARDS 2009 Nomination, BMO National Art Award
ARTIST
RESIDENCIES
June 2012, Herhusid, Siglufjordur, Iceland
PUBLICATIONS Lifestyle + Charity Magazine “Alexandra Edmonds” (page 154, Culture/Art) Vol. 1, Issue 2, Zinio Digital Magazines

Merritt Herald “Women of Substance opens at gallery” (page 21) article by Phillip Woolgar, Merritt, BC, Canada, September 13th, 2012

Merritt Herald “Artist Trading Cards Draw Local Interest” article by Phillip Woolgar, Merritt, BC, Canada, April 30, 2012

Oceanside Star (Parksville’s Local Newspaper) “Monroe Among Studies of Pop Culture at MAC” (page A37) article by Anita Roy Mac, Parksville, BC, Canada, April 7, 2011

The Phoenix (UBC-O’s Student Newspaper) “Quickie with Alex Edmonds” (page 14) article by Aidan Whitely, arts editor, UBC-O, Kelowna, BC, Canada, Jan. 28, 2009
VISITING ARTIST
LECTURES
“Deifying the Diva & Modern Day Goddesses”, Summerland Art Gallery, 2013
About Art Practice and Grad School, UBC Okanagan, 2012
On Graduate Exhibition “Content”
Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC, Canada 2009
CURATORIAL
EXPERIENCE
2012 Artist Trading Cards Exhibition for BC Arts and Culture Week Merritt Courthouse Art Gallery, Nicola Valley Community Arts Council, Merritt, BC Canada

2009 Art on the Line, helped to Organize, Curate and Jury, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC Canada
COLLECTIONS Merritt Courthouse Art Gallery, Nicola Valley Community Arts Council, Merritt, BC Canada