E D U C A T I O N

2018    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2019    Non Violent Crisis Intervention Training - CPI, Calgary, Canada
2017    Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Commission of Canada, Calgary, Canada      
2013    Level 1 Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy, Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy, Calgary, Canada
2010    Fine + Performing Arts Certificate, Lord Beaverbrook High School, Calgary, Canada
2010    Alberta High School Diploma, Lord Beaverbrook High School, Calgary, Canada

P R O F E S S I O N A L  E X P E R I E N C E S

2018- ongoing    Studio Instructor, Indefinite Art Centre, Calgary, Canada

2021   Facilitator, Re-emergence Mural project, The Rehabilitation Society of Calgary, Canada

2020-21    Artist, Re-emergence Mural Project., The City of Calgary, Canada

2020-21    Co-Artist, Commons Mural, Kensington Commons Church, Canada
2015-20    Apprentice, Trespasser Ceramics, Canada

2019    Green Line #CityShappingYYC - Mentor, City of Calgary in partnership with Indefinite Arts Centre, Calgary, Canada   

2019    Craft Beer Night (2 session in 2019) - Studio Instructor and Program Developer, Indefinite Arts Centre, Calgary, Canada

2018    Craft Beer Night - Studio Instructor and Program Developer, Indefinite Arts Centre, Calgary, Canada

2018    Youth Programming (4 sessions) - Studio Instructor, Indefinite Arts Centre, Calgary, Canada

2018    Costume Workshop in partnership with MoMo Movement - Studio Instructor, Indefinite Arts Centre
2017    Mentor, HEAR/D Residency, ACADSA, Calgary, Canada   
2017    Juror, SPARK Disability Art Festival, Calgary, Canada 
2017    Visiting Artist, Lord Beaverbrook High School, Canada   
2017    Expressive Arts Facilitator, Chestermere Lakeside Sleep Over, Chestermere, Canada     
2015-17    Gallery Attendant, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Canada        
2016    Visiting Artist, Lord Beaverbrook High School, Canada    
2015-16    Treasurer, Vegin Club, Alberta College of Art + Design, Canada        
2015    Visiting Artist, Lord Beaverbrook High School, Canada     
2014-15    Art Instructor, Vin Gogh Sip and Paint Studio, Canada      
2013    Art Instructor, 4Cats Studio, Canada  

E X H I B I T I O N S | P E R F O R M A N C E S

2020   Re-emergence Mural, The Rehabilitation Society of Calgary exterior, Calgary, Canada

2020   Basic Income YYC, Basic Income Calgary group show, posters, colouring book, Calgary, Canada

2019    Plenty - Make and Do Ceramics, online show

2019    Green Line #CityShappingYYC, Public Art Project - the City of Calgary, Canada
2018    Art From The Unknown, McDougall Centre, Calgary, Canada 
2018    Nii Tskowaas/All My Relations, Luke Lindoe Library, Calgary, Canada  
2018    Mug Show, EPKase, Calgary, Canada     
2017    Summer Interlude, EPKase, Calgary, Canada     
2017    Peoples Portrait Prize, CSpace, Calgary, Canada   

2017    Waves Through Fog, HEAR/D Residency group show, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada                 
2017    Adaptives, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada   

2017    Sad Bastards & Lonely Hearts Ball, Elephant Artist Relief, Calgary, Canada
2016    If You’ve Come This Far, HEAR/D Residency group show, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada
2016    Featured Artist, Motion Gallery, Calgary, Canada
2015    Totipotent, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada 
2015    Apparel Arts Show, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada  
2015    Master + Apprentice, EPKase, Calgary, Canada
2015    Art Book, National Fibre Gallery, Calgary, Canada       
2014    The Karama Yoga Collective Annual Fundraiser Arts Exhibition, Calgary, Canada
2011     Cardboard Furniture Show, Main Mall Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada     
2010    Penelopiad the Play, role: Melantho of the Pretty Cheeks, Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland
2010    Penelopiad the Play, role: Melantho of the Pretty Cheeks, Lord Beaverbrook High School Theatre, Calgary, Canada

P U B L I CA T I O N S | M E D I A

2020  In The Studio with Ceramic Artist Alisha Marie- New Craft Coalition blog

2019    Who Wants to Come to Japan - Featured Artist, produced by TV Tokyo, Japan

2018    Interview, “How the Raven Turned Black, a Mi’kmaq Story as Told by my Auntie”, CBC News, Reporting from Art From The Unknown, McDougall Centre, Calgary, Canada
2018    Interview, “How the Raven Turned Black, a Mi’kmaq Story as Told by my Auntie”, CBC Radio, Reporting from Art From The Unknown, McDougall Centre, Calgary, Canada.
2018    Nii Tskowaas = All My Relations Exhibition Catalogue, Archived at the Luke Lindoe Library.     
2018    Collaborative Artist Book FINA 450 – 2018: a group of artists and the things they must do next, Archived at the Luke Lindoe Library
2017    Life Jacket, ACADSA HEAR/D Residency Program Exhibition Catalog, Fall 2017                 
2017    The Crafted Dish, Cookbook, published for National Clay Week 2017                                        
2017    Waves Through Fog, ACADSA HEAR/D Residency Program Exhibition Catalog, Winter 2017
2016    Ramsay Community Paper, Cover and two page interview, October 2016                                   
2016    Who Wants to Come to Japan, Featured Artist, produced by TV Tokyo, Japan                           
2016    Introduction to Ise-katagami – Japanese Paper Stencil Workshop, produced by ACADonline, YouTube
2016    If You’ve Come This Far, ACADSA HEAR/D Residency Program Exhibition                               

R E S I D E N C I E S

2017    Mentor, HEAR/D Residency, ACADSA, Calgary, Canada                                                                    
2017    Artist in Residence, HEAR/D Residency, ACADSA, Calgary, Canada                                                   
2016    Artist in Residence, HEAR/d Residency, ACADSA, Calgary, Canada                                                 
2016    Banff Artist in Residence, (May) Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada                                         
2016    Banff Artist in Residence, (March) Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada                                     

 

A W A R D S | G R A N T S | S C H O L A R S H I P S

2020   City of Calgary, Community Initiated Public Art Micro Grant, AB | $4500

2018    ACAD Peer Tutoring Bursary, AB | $500.00                                                                                       
2018    ACAD Board of Governors Graduating Student Award, AB | Nominated                                     
2017    Janet Mitchell Bursary, AB | $500.00                                                                                                   
2017    The Federation of Canadian Artists Bursary, AB | $1000.00                                                           
2017    ACAD Students’ Association Bursary, AB | $500.00                                                                       
2017    Illingworth Kerr Bursary, AB | $1000.00                                                                                               
2017    ACAD Peer Tutoring Bursary, AB | $500.00
2017    Monika Smith Ceramics Award, AB | $500.00                                                                                   
2017    The Peter Elzinga Family Foundation Scholarship, AB | $1500.00                                   
2017    Artist Elephant Relief Fund, AB | $2500.00                                                                   
2016    Continuing Arts Association Travel Scholarship, AB | $1000.00                                                     
2016    James and Lillian Budd Family Bursary for ACAD Students with Disabilities (The Calgary Foundation), AB | $2000.00
2015    Wilfred and Elsie Perrot Bursary Endowment, AB |$1000.00                                                         
2015    Jason Lang Scholarship, AB | $1000.00      
2014    Illingworth Kerr Scholarship, AB | $500.00

 ©2019 Alisha Marie Adams

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