Erica Konrad – Resume

ERICA KONRAD   www.ericakonrad.com 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2019 –  Fractured, The Langham Cultural Centre, Kalso, BC

2019 –  Blue Mood, Kootenay Coop, Nelson, BC

2018/19 –  Fragments of Memories exhibit, Kalein Centre, Nelson BC

2016 –  A Part from Nature. Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar, BC

2016 –  Exhibit at Blue Night, Social Room Interiors, Nelson BC

2014 – Fragments of Memories, Cafe Momento, December, Nelson BC

2014 – Fragments of Memories, Blue Night Nelson, Cafe Momento, Nelson BC

2014 – Columbia Basin Culture Tour, Open Studios, Nelson BC

2014 – Responding to a Mark, The Capitol Theatre, Nelson BC

2014 – The Waggle Dance, Nelson Public Library, Nelson BC

2013 – Steps and Movements, Bijou, Nelson BC

2013 – On-going Narratives, The Dancing Bear Inn, Nelson BC

2013 – Steps and Movements, The Capitol Theatre, Nelson BC

2013 – The Waggle Dance, The Art Gallery of Golden, The Fernie Arts Station, The Langham Cultural Centre, Kaslo, Gallery 378 Craft Connection, Nelson, Hidden Garden Gallery, New Denver

2004 – Fernie Arts Station, Fernie BC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 – Dead Poets Gala, fundraiser for Kalein Centre

2018 – Dance Umbrella Showcase, fundraiser for Nelson and District Arts Council

2017-2018 Breastfeeding Art Expo, artist piece, and community piece that is touring with exhibition throughout the Interior of British Columbia, including VISAC in Trail, BC, from Jan 12 to March 2, 2018

2018 – Oxygen Art Market, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson BC (2015, 2014, 2012, 2011)

2017 – Imago Mundi, Instituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, Venice, Italy, part of the Venice Biennale Viva Art Viva www.imagomundiart.com

2017 – Nelson ArtWalk, Kolmel Jewellers/Kutenai Clothing/John Ward Cafe, KSA, (2014, 2012, 2010)

2016 – Gallery 378, Craft Connection, Nov 26-on going, Nelson BC, new series from CBT CKCA grant

2016 – Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar, BC Christmas Gallery Show

2015 – Appetite for Art, Prestige Hotel, Nelson and District Arts Council Event

2014/2015 – Touchstones Nelson: Museum, members art show, Nelson BC

2014 – Blue Night Nelson, group show, Gallery 378, Craft Connection, Nelson BC

2014 – TRIO: Three Artists, One Night -a show and sale of contemporary paintings, Nelson BC

2014 – Nature in Flux: Biodiversity and Invasive Species Juried Art competition, Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee, Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar BC

2013 –  Red, A Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2013 – The Booksmyth, Group Show, Nelson BC

2013 – Touchstones Nelson: Museum, members art show, Nelson BC

2012 – Community Perspectives on Forestry, The Langham Cultural Centre, Kaslo BC

2011 – Encaustic Masters: Inspirational Voices, Juried art show, Columbia River Gallery, Oregon

2011 – Sustainability: Our Community’s Creative Response, The Langham Cultural Centre, Kaslo BC

2011 – Oxygen Art Market, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson BC

2011 – Water: Our Community’s Creative Response, The Langham Cultural Centre, Kaslo BC

2011 – Bliss in the Blossoms, Garden Art Show at Gallery 378, Nelson BC

2011 – Water: Our Community’s Creative Response, The Langham Cultural Centre, Kaslo BC

2010 – Columbia Basin Culture Tour – open studio tour, Nelson BC

2010 – Ten Squared Grid Art Gallery, Nelson BC

2010 – Sloppy Joe Art Show, Grid Art Gallery, Nelson BC

PUBLICATIONS AND CATALOGUES

Trend Prive Magazine, Issue #27, Volume 1, 2017

Imago Mundi, collection of works commissioned and collected by Luciano Benetton on his travels around the world, involving, on a voluntary and non-profit basis, established and emerging artists from many different countries. 2016

Embracing Encaustic ebook: Linda Womack, March 2015, Book 2

Inspire U Magazine, multimedia digital magazine, December issue, 2014

ARTiculate Magazine, article, Fall/Winter 2014/2015

Red. Curated by Adam and Marian Peck. A Gallery, Provincetown, MA 2013 (exhibition catalogue)

Encaustic Masters: Inspirational Voices 2012

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS AND GRANTS

2016 – 2018 Breastfeeding Art Expo. Grant awarded from Kelowna Community Resources and Interior Health, to participate in a 3 year project in the Interior of B.C. to celebrate breastfeeding. Responsible for mentoring youth through workshops, and facilitating their creation of an interactive piece surrounding issues of environmental/health and food security in relation to breastfeeding. Also responsible for creating solo piece for exhibition.

2017- NSG Creative spark grant disbursed by ArtStarts in Schools and funded by Columbia Basin Trust through the Kootenay Columbia Cultural Alliance.

2016 – Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance and Columbia Basin Trust Grant through Nelson and Districts Arts Council. For professional development workshop and to complete a new series.

2014 – Nature in Flux: Biodiversity and Invasive Species Juried Art Competition, Third Place Winner, Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar, B.C.

2012 – 2013 – Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance and Columbia Basin Trust Grant through Nelson and Districts Arts Council.

2013 – Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Grant. Columbia Basin Trust. Touring Grant.

2013 – Scholarship Grant, Seventh International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts, U.S.

EDUCATION

2016 Beyond Representation. An abstract acrylic workshop at MISSA, Pauline Conley. Metchosin, B.C.

2015  Getting at It, Drawing Course with Deb Thompson, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson

2013  The Alchemy of Process, instructors Lisa Pressman and Elise Wagner, Portland

2013  Wax and Paper Workshop, instructor Michelle Belto, Shatford Centre, Okanagan School of the Arts

2013   7th International Encaustic Conference demonstrations, May, Provincetown, Mass.

2013   Sculpting workshop, instructor Kelly McGrath, Truro Arts Centre, May, Provincetown, Mass.

2013   Encaustic workshop, instructor Lorraine Glessner, Truro Arts Centre, May, Provincetown, Mass.

2011   International Encaustic Artists Conference, workshops, Portland, OR

2010   Encaustic Intensive, Esalen Institute, instructor Cari Hernandez, CA

2009   Encaustic Workshop, instructor Linda Womack, Portland OR

2009   Drawing and sculpting workshop, Boukje Elzinga and Elly Scheepens, New Denver, B.C.

1996   University of Toronto, BA Honours in Environmental Studies

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 to present- Opening of Hidden Creek Arts Centre. Founder and operator. Promoting and facilitating Artist Residencies.  Offering private and group instruction at the Centre, as well as working with instructors in other disciplines on course development.

2010 – 2015 Private painting workshops at private studio, Oxygen Art Centre and in schools

REPRESENTATION

Gallery 378, Craft Connection, 378 Baker St, Nelson BC

Art Gallery of Golden, 516, 9th Ave N, Golden BC

Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way, Castlegar BC

AFFILIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Canadian Artists Representation (CARFAC BC), member

Federation of Canadian Artists, Active Status (juried member), West Kootenay chapter member

Oxygen Art Centre, member

Juried consignee at The Kootenay Gallery of Art (Castlegar), Craft Connection (Nelson), and Art Gallery of Golden

Touchstones Museum and Gallery, member

Nelson and District Arts Council, member

THE ARTIST

Erica Konrad maintains an active studio practice in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.

Nelson BC Canada

ericahopekonrad@gmail.com