E D U C A T I O N

2018    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB    
2017    Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Commission of Canada, Calgary, AB       
2013    Level 1 Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy, Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy, Calgary, AB
2010    Fine + Performing Arts Certificate, Lord Beaverbrook High School, Calgary, AB
2010    Alberta High School Diploma, Lord Beaverbrook High School, Calgary, AB 

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

2019    Craft Beer Night, Studio Instructor, Indefinite Art Centre, Calgary, AB       
2018- ongoing    Studio Instructor, Indefinite Art Centre, Calgary, AB   
2015- ongoing    Apprentice, Trespasser Ceramics, AB                   
2017    Mentor, HEAR/D Residency, ACADSA, Calgary, AB   
2017    Juror, SPARK Disability Art Festival, Calgary, AB 
2017    Visiting Artist, Lord Beaverbrook High School, AB   
2017    Expressive Arts Facilitator, Chestermere Lakeside Sleep Over, Chestermere, AB     
2015-17    Gallery Attendant, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, AB         
2016    Visiting Artist, Lord Beaverbrook High School, AB     
2015-16    Treasurer, Vegin Club, Alberta College of Art + Design, AB         
2015    Visiting Artist, Lord Beaverbrook High School, AB     
2014-15    Art Instructor, Vin Gogh Sip and Paint Studio, AB       
2013    Art Instructor, 4Cats Studio, AB   

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

2018    Art From The Unknown, McDougall Centre, Calgary, AB   
2018    Nii Tskowaas/All My Relations, Luke Lindoe Library, Calgary, AB   
2018    Mug Show, EPKase, Calgary, AB     
2017    Summer Interlude, EPKase, Calgary, AB     
2017    Peoples Portrait Prize, CSpace, Calgary, AB   

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

2017    Sad Bastards & Lonely Hearts Ball, Elephant Artist Relief, Calgary, AB
2016    If You’ve Come This Far, HEAR/D Residency group show, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
2016    Featured Artist, Motion Gallery, Calgary, AB
2015    Totipotent, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB 
2015    Apparel Arts Show, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB   
2015    Master + Apprentice, EPKase, Calgary, AB
2015    Art Book, National Fibre Gallery, Calgary, AB       
2014    The Karama Yoga Collective Annual Fundraiser Arts Exhibition, Calgary, AB 
2011     Cardboard Furniture Show, Main Mall Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB       
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, AB

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

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

 

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

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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