Carrie Klukas
Abstract Art

Curriculum Vitae

Carrie Klukas
 
 
Education
 
2010                 Red Deer Series – Felting
2004                 Red Deer Series – Small Scale Bronze Casting
2003                 Monotype Workshop – Alberta Printmakers Society
2003                 Red Deer Series – Raised Metal Bowl
2002                 Red Deer Series – Hand Building Pottery
2000                 Red Deer Series – Clay Head Sculpting
1991-1993         Alberta College Of Art And Design, Calgary, Painting Major, 2 years
1978-1980         NAIT, Edmonton, AB. Diploma in Architectural Technology.
1977-1978         GPRC, Grande Prairie, AB, General Studies 1st Year
 
Related Work Experience
          
2010 – 2014                Visual Arts Coordinator GPRC, Grande Prairie
2008 – 2013                Visual Arts Coordinator QEII Hospital Foundation, Grande Prairie
2008 – Present             Instructing Adult Art Programming in Felting, and Encaustic Painting               
2007 – 2009                 After School Children Arts Programming, Prairie Art Gallery, Gr.Pr. 
2004 – 2006                 Prairie Art Gallery, Demystifying the Masters, Adult Lecture Series
1998 – 2000                 Centre For Creative Arts, Gr. Pr., Program Coordinator; Ex. Dir.
1996 - 1998                  Prairie Art Gallery, Technician; Interim Dir.; Assistant Curator                          
 
Exhibitions
 
2015          Group Exhibition AOTP, GP 100 Anniversary, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, BC
2014          4, Group Pop-Up Exhibition, Grande Prairie
2014          Group Exhibition AOTP Grande Prairie 100 Anniversary, AGGP
2012          Group Exhibition, Fourth Dimension; Centre For Creative Arts, Gr. Pr. 
2012          Solo Exhibition, Love; Beaverlodge, AB
2012          Solo, Just Breathe, QEII Hospital Foundation, Grande Prairie
2012 -13         Art Of The Peace Juried Group Exhibition, Dawson Creek, Fort St John, Grande  
                         Prairie , Red Deer, Grande Cashe 
2011            Solo, Just Breathe, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, BC
2009             Solo, Unique Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB
2008           Group Exhibition, OUTPOST, Art Central, Calgary
2008 –10    AFA TREX Exhibition, “Art Of Prairie North”              
2008         “C2”, QEII Hospital Courtyard Gallery, with Carmen Haakstad
2007          GPRC Group exhibition “Brainstorm”
2007          Ovation Dinner Theatre – group exhibition
2007 –09    AFA TREX “Brainstorm”: 5 Abstract Painters
2007          Free For All, Art Gallery Of Alberta, Edmonton
2006          Tsunami Group Exhibition, Calgary
2006          Prairie Art Gallery Members Exhibition
2006          Curated Art Of The Peace traveling exhibition, Fort Nelson, BC
2006          Art Of The Peace, Group Exhibition, Fairview Fine Arts Centre, AB
2006          Art Of The Peace, Group Exhibition, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, BC
2005          Art Of The Peace, Group Exhibition, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie
2005          McBride Open Studio, Calgary
2005          Prairie Art Gallery House and Garden Tour
2004          Prairie Art Gallery Members Exhibition
2004          Solo, QEII Hospital Courtyard Gallery, Grande Prairie
2003          Open Studio, Calgary
2002          Open Studio, Edmonton
2001          Solo, “Speaking Through Fire”, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie
1999          Prairie Art Gallery Members Exhibition
1998          Centre For Creative Arts, Grande Prairie, Group Exhibition, “Crossworks”
 
Artist Residencies
 
2007      Prairie North, Grande Prairie, Guest artists: Harold Klunder & Laura Vickerson
2005      Prairie North, Grande Prairie, Guest artists: Rita McKeough & David Hoffos
 
Juror / Guest Speaker
 
2013      Art Of The Peace - Juror for Cover Artist
2011      Alberta Foundation For The Arts – Project Grant Juror
2009      Juror – Peace Liard Region Juried Exhibition, Tumbler Ridge, BC
2008      Guest Speaker, Art Of The Peace Symposium.
2008      Guest Juror and speaker, Peace Liard Region Juried Exhibition, Fort St. John, BC.
2007      Guest Juror and speaker, Peace Liard Region Juried Exhibition, Fort Nelson, BC.
 
Publications
 
2013       Art Of Peace - Issue #
2010       Art Of The Peace – Issue #15
2002       Hothouse – paintings used in Furniture catalogue
 
Collections
 
Numerous throughout Alberta
 
Website
 
www.carrieklukas.com
 
Affiliations
 
2014 - Present        Board Director, Art Of The Peace
2012 - Present        Advisory Board for GPRC Arts Department
2010 – 2014           Board Director, Prairie Art Gallery                               
2004 - 2009           Board Director, Art Of The Peace