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Vancouver Artist Mia Weinberg’s Résumé

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
Green Necklace, City of North Vancouver BC (install fall 2016) Walking and bike path

On The Streets Where you Live, William Griffin Community Centre, North Vancouver BC (install fall 2016)
9,000 sq ft of leaf skeleton, cement skimmed on concrete floor indoors and outside.

They Travelled These Roads, Burquitlam Station, Evergreen Line, Coquitlam BC (install summer 2016)
Free-standing carved granite stone 58” x 81” x 12”

Sight Unseen, Capstan Sanitary Pump Station Enclosure, Richmond BC, (install spring 2016)
Four large carved sliding doors made from sutainable material Richlite.

Every Leaf Speaks Bliss To Me, The Austin, Coquitlam, BC (installed 2014)
Stainless steel leaf skeleton 13’ x 8’ x 2’ outdoors, 25’ above the ground.

Back On Track In Steveston, Steveston Interurban Tram Building, Richmond, BC (installed 2013)
Outdoor public art commission: 1956 map of Richmond cut into concrete with the tram route marked with brass inlay.

Alberta Avenue Streetscapes, Edmonton, AB (installed 2012)
Produced the design for one of 40 engraved granite panels installed in concrete benches.

Hamilton Then and Now, Hamilton Community Centre, Richmond, BC (installed 2011)
Indoor public art project: two sets of backlit Corian® panels and a tabletop with images based on the history of Hamilton.

No. 3 Road Art Columns, Brighouse Station of the Canada Line, Richmond, BC (Dec. 2010 to May 2011)
Map and Leaf skeleton images created for backlit display: four panels each 73” h x 77” w

We Are Here, Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton, AB, (installed 2009)
The project is a four-sided, engraved granite pyramid.

In addition to my work and training as a professional artist, I have trained in materials technology and have worked in manufacturing, industrial engineering and production control.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 In the Land of Sleep, The Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton, AB
2006 Reflected Fantasies, Firehall Theatre Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2005 Le jardin intime, The Zack Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2005 Feeding the Forest: photograms from the forest floor, Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, BC
2004 The Tulip and the Fly, Granville Island Cultural Society, Vancouver, BC
2002 Nature’s Hidden Secrets, Bfly Atelier, Vancouver, BC
2000 A Different Nature Opens Itself, Mezzanine Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC
1999 A Different Nature Opens Itself, Island Mountain Arts Gallery, Wells, BC
1998 Fractured Legacy, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
1994 Preface to the Telling – Temple Sholom Gallery, Vancouver, BC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Moving forward Looking back, Mezzanine Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC
2011 Temporal Perspectives, CONTACT Photography Festival, latitude 44, Toronto, ON
2008 Our Environment: the Good the Bad and the Ugly, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2008 A Walk in the Woods, CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver, BC
2008 Serious Women Artists Don’t Do Flowers, Seymour Art Gallery, Deep Cove, BC
2006 Beneath the Surface, Xchanges Gallery, Victoria, BC
2006 Winter Garden, with Jennifer Mawby, The Gallery at Hycroft, Vancouver, BC
2005 Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design 80th Anniversary Alumni Show, Vancouver, BC
2003 Visions and Other Senses, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, ON
2002-3 Associate Artist at Studio Blue, Vancouver, BC
2001 Artropolis 2001 – Vancouver, BC
2000 Tracing Shadows, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, ON
1998 Epilogue – A Space Gallery, Toronto, ON
1997 Aspects de la releve quebecoise et canadienne – Le Mois de la Photo, Montreal, QC
1996 PROOF3 – Gallery 44, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, ON
1993 Artropolis 93 – Vancouver, BC
1990 Images and Objects VIII – BC Festival of the Arts, Saanich, BC
1989 Images and Objects VII – BC Festival of the Arts, Chilliwack, BC

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS – VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
2013 InSight 2: engaging the health humanities, with Kate Collie, University of Albrerta, Edmonton
2012 Will You Be My Hands? Exploring mixed-ability artistic collaboration with Kate Collie, Vancouver
2003 Open Wings, with Kate Collie, Studio Blue, Vancouver, BC
2003 Axes: composition for Jazz Orchestra, with Stephen Bagnell, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
2003 Kate Collie: Drawings & Paintings, Green College, Vancouver, BC
2002 Vertiges: Duos Photographiques, Cour Mably, Bordeaux, France
2002 Kaleidoscopic Veil, with Danielle April, The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
2001 installation with Simone Orlando (dancer) at Let’s Dance, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver, BC
2001 blow away all this idleness, interdisciplinary dance performance, Dancing on the Edge Festival, Firehall Arts centre, Vancouver, BC, with Simone Orlando (dancer/choreographer)
2001 Des voiles de vent, launch of Le vertige de l’evidence. Deuxième année photographique à Québec,
with Danielle April, Gallerie VU, Quebec, QC
2000 Interdisciplinary dance performance, 12 Minutes Max XIX, Firehall Arts centre, Vancouver, BC, with Simone Orlando (choreographer/contemporary ballet dancer) & Scott Bishop (composer/musician)
2000 Signs of Confluence, with Kate Collie, Yukon Art Centre, Whitehorse, YK

COLLECTIONS
Holt Renfrew Vancouver; Beedie Living; National Research Council, Vancouver; The Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta; Vancouver General
Hospital, Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre, Surrey, BC; Paul D. Fleck Library & Archives, Banff; Green College, UBC, Vancouver, BC; McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Vancouver; Maddies Natural Pet Products; Malinka Financial; Private collections in UK, USA, Canada. Representation: Latitude 44 Gallery, Toronto, ON; The Grey Area Gallery, Chilliwack BC, Vancouver Art Gallery Art Rental Program.

RESIDENCIES
2004 Traditions of Cedar, Salmon and Gold, Earthwatch Institute Project, WA, USA
2002 New Works Residency, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
2000 Le vertige de l’evidence. Deuxième année photographique à Québec, Gallerie VU, Quebec, QC

SELECTED GRANTS & AWARDS
2008 Director’s Selection, “Our Environment”, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2004 Earthwatch Community Fellowship, sponsored by the Ford Motor Company Foundation, USA
2002 Dario Argento Scholarship in Photography, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
2001 Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
2001 Canada Council Travel Grant
2000 BC Arts Council Creation Grant for Professional Dance (collaborative project with Simone Orlando)
1996 Canada Council Travel Grant
1994 Syvi Krisman Memorial Award (first recipient)

JUROR & PRESENTATION EXPERIENCE
2000 Science or Accident, panel discussion, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, ON
2000 Signs of Confluence, participatory presentation with Kate Collie, Yukon Art Centre. Whitehorse, YK
1999 A Different Nature Opens Itself, presentation, Island Mountain Arts Gallery, Wells, BC
1998/99/01 The Art of Projected Image Installation, presentations, ECIAD, Vancouver, BC
1998 Fractured Legacy, presentation, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
1998 Fractured Legacy, presentation to Second Generation Group, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
1996 PROOF4 Juror – Gallery 44, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, ON

TEACHING & FACILITATION EXPERIENCE
2004 Art for our Kids, Artist-teacher, Hastings Elementary School, Vancouver, BC
2003- present Substitute Instructor, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
2002-3 Art as a Catalyst for Change, ArtStarts, Artist-teacher, North Vancouver School District
2002 Learning Through the ArtsTM, Artist-teacher, North Vancouver School District 44
2001-2 Instructional Skills Workshops, SFU, Vancouver, BC
2000 Text and Texture, Projected Image Workshops, Masters in Liberal Arts & Sciences,
Summer Series, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
2000 Projected Image Workshops, Grades 6, 7 & 8, York Region School Board, ON
2000 Art Workshop, Graduate Liberal Studies enrichment program, SFU, Vancouver, BC
2000 Copyright Workshop, First Nations Arts and Crafts Conference, Vancouver, BC

SELECTED CATALOGUES
• Doyle, Brian, & Melcombe, Lynne, eds. Artropolis 2001, Vancouver, 2001, p. 126.
• McLeod, Scott, ed. PROOF3, (exhibition brochure), Gallery 44, Toronto, 1996.
• Untitled: Work by Emily Carr College of Art and Design Graduates 1994, Vancouver, 1994.
• Kelly, Sue, et al. Artropolis 93: Public Art and Art About Public Issues, Vancouver,1993, p. 109.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
• Hastings Bridge: A Journal from the Graduate Liberal Studies Program, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Number 5 2005, cover.
• Le vertige de l’evidence / 2e Année photographique à Québec. Editions VU, Quebec, QC. juin 2004, pp. 38-41 & 93
• Le vertige de l’evidence. Programme, Gallerie VU, Quebec, QC. janvier 2001, p. 7.
• Prefix Photo 2, Prefix Publishing, Toronto, ON. November 2000, pp. i, 3, 4, 6-8 (6 full-page images) & 74.
• Ptak, Sylvia, ed. Echoes of Echoes (visual component of an integrated curriculum resource), Toronto: The York Region Board of Education. 1997, pp. 43-46

EDUCATION
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
2003 MA Liberal Studies

Atlin Centre for the Arts, Atlin, BC
1998 Northern Light Creativity Retreat;
1997 Idea and Creative Process

Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
1994 Diploma in Fine Arts

University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, England
1980 BSc Hons. Materials Technology with French and Regional Studies
A.U.S. (Associateship of the University of Surrey)

AFFILIATIONS
ASCI (Art & Science Collaborations, Inc), New York, NY: Member, 2008 to 2009
Studio Blue, Vancouver, BC: Associate Artist, 2002-3
CARFAC (Canadian Artists’ Representation) CARFAC BC President from 1999 – 2002;
BC rep. on National Council from 1998 – 2000; member since 1994.