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Alanna Edwards (b. 1987, Canada)

Education

2019 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kwantlen University. Surrey
2016 – Diploma Fine Arts, Langara College. Vancouver
2012 – Bachelor of Arts, Political Science & Women’s Studies, Simon Fraser University. Burnaby

Two-Person Exhibitions

2018 – Tricksters Laughing, Deer Lake Gallery. Burnaby

Group Exhibitions

2018 – Textile Narratives, North Vancouver Arts Council. North Vancouver
2018 – I know you are but what am I, Centre A for Contemporary Asian Art. Vancouver
2018 – until now, Pop-Up Gallery. Vancouver
2017 – EIGHT x EIGHT, The Gam Gallery. Vancouver
2017 – Pushing Boundaries: Contemporary First Nations Artwork, North Vancouver Arts Council
2017 – ARTS2017: Reflections on Canada, Surrey Art Gallery. Surrey
2017 – Art Waste: Plantasia, Red Gate Gallery. Vancouver
2016 – Grad Show, Langara College. Vancouver
2016 – Killarney Community Art Show, Killarney Community Centre. Vancouver

Artist Talks

upcoming 2019 – Spark Artist Talk, Native Education College. Vancouver
upcoming 2018 – Artist Talk, Langara College. Vancouver
2017 – Pushing Boundaries: Luskinikn Workshop & Artist Talk, North Vancouver Community Arts Council

Public Art & Commissions

2018 – Outdoor Pianos, Kwantlen University. Surrey & Langley
2016 – National City Films, Surrey BC. Season two of the TV series Supergirl on the CW Network. Painting

Curatorial Experience

upcoming 2019 – Untitled Exhibition, Crescent Beach Pop Up Gallery. White Rock

Books

2016 – animals: a mi’kmaq language picture book. Self-published children’s book

Collections

2018 – Blue, not Green. Private Collection. Vancouver

Residencies

2018 – Indigenous Contemporary Arts Intensive. Surrey Art Gallery

Affiliations & Relevant Experience

2018 – Mural Painting Assistant @ Atheana Picha’s Mural, Vancouver Mural Festival
2018 – Indigenous Student Panel Speaker, Council of Ministers of Education Canada (CMEC) Meeting. Vancouver
2017-Present – Host, Aboriginal Gathering Place Kwantlen University
2015-2016 – Painting Studio Student Assistant, Langara College

Awards & Scholarships

2018 – Longlisted Nominee, Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize
2018 – Institutional Nominee, BMO 1st Art Award
2018 – Margaretha Bootsma Award for Excellence in Visual Art, Kwantlen University
2018 – Tireless Runner Award, Kwantlen University
2017 – American Express Fine Arts Endowed Award, Kwantlen University
2017 – Tireless Runner Award, Kwantlen University
2017 – 3rd Place 3D Works & Fibre Arts. ARTS2017, Surrey Art Gallery
2016 – Digital Design Award, Langara College

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