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Alison Keenan  CV

Education

2011    Simon Fraser University. Certificate in Liberal Arts

2008    Emily Carr University BFA (Visual Arts)

1977    Scholarship, Atelier of Gobelin and Aubusson Tapestry, Cairo, Egypt

1960    Arts Educational College, London, England

Grants/Awards

2020    Artist of the Month Award. The Union House Project. Instagram

2015    City of Vancouver. Community Grant. Chinese Cultural Centre

             Telling Stories: A Visual Arts Exhibition

2002    City of Vancouver. Project Grant. Roundhouse Community Centre

             If Images Speak a Thousand Words…?

1996    Canada Council. Jean A. Chalmers Fund for Crafts. Coordinator.

             Community Tapestry for Dr.Peter Aids Centre. Vancouver.B.C. Design Team

1990    Elizabeth Keeling Award . Fabric Arts Guild. Vancouver.B.C.

Artist Residencies

2021    LEA Artist Research and Residency Centre.Galiano Island B.C.

2019    Artist Residency at #casagallerysandelcabo@13feetoffthegroundmexico

2017    Graniti Murales Project.Sicily.granitimurales.org/the-residency-program

2014    Lord Byng Secondary School. Fine Arts Department. Vancouver.B.C.

             Summer painting Residency SS.Master 19222 heritage steam tugboat.Granville.Island

2013    Summer painting Residency SS.Master 19222 heritage steam tugboat.Granville.Island

Murals

2020    Rooftop Garden Mural. Sidney Manor.Yaletown.Vancouver.B.C.

2019    Penticton Art Gallery Mural for Vision 20/20

2019   Treehouse Mural for British Properties with 13 feet Off the Ground Collective

2018    Sweet Harmony Mural designed by Morgane Billault+13feet Off the Ground Collective

2018    Big Pets Mural. Designed by Angela Gooliaff for SPCA. City of Vancouver.

2017    Graniti Murales Project. Sicily.granitimurales.org/the-residency-program

Corporate and Private Collections

 Permanent Collection of the Centre Cultural Columbien Vancouver.

 Museum of Modern Art, Giza, Cairo. Egypt.

 International Centre for Diplomats, Zamaleck, Cairo, Egypt.

 Rosamilia Archives, Sarno, Italy. Craft Association of B.C.

 Vancouver- Point Grey Community Office of MLA David Eby.

 Private collections Vancouver B.C. Taipei Taiwan, New Jersey, N.Y

 SS Master Steamship Society. Maritime Museum. Vancouver.B.C.

 Fondazione Benetton Studi e Ricerche, Treviso, Italy

 Dr. Peter Centre Vancouver B.C.

 Brooklyn Library. Brooklyn. N.Y. U.S.A.

 Musee Georges de Sonneville, Gradignan, France

 Vera Public Library Archive. Thessaloniki. Greece

 Graniti Murales Art Project Graniti. Messina. Sicily

 Sidney Manor Yaletown Vancouver B.C.

Solo Exhibitions

2018     Eagles and Peregrine Falcon   Gallery Window for VanCity. Vancouver B.C.

2018     Raven and Crow. Gallery Window Art Beat Harmony Arts Festival. West Vancouver.B.C.

2014         The Tree: Literal and Figurative. Gallery Window

              Chinese Cultural Centre Museum. Vancouver B.C

2011         Street Dance Part 2   Port Moody Art Centre Port Moody, B.C

2008         Aftermath: Recent Paintings   Jericho Arts Centre. Vancouver. B.C

Selected Invitational/Juried Group Exhibitions

2022      Art Rental Exhibition. CityScapes Art Gallery. Vancouver.B.C.

2022      arTHANKS exhibition Paneficio Gallery. Vancouver B.C.

2021      ArtRich21 Richmond Art Gallery. Richmond. B.C.

2019      Avian Alphabet. The Fort Gallery. Langley. BC.

2019      Puertas 13 Feet off the Ground Collective. Pez Gordo Gallery. San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico

2018      Bare Minimum 13 Feet Off the Ground Art Collective. Off the Rail Vancouver B.C.

2018      Imago Mundi: Great and North OCADU OnSite Gallery, Toronto      

2018      Dreaming of Canada. Art Gallery of St. Albert. Alberta Canada

2018      ARTSPEAK SHOWCASE Exhibition at Silk Purse Arts Centre Gallery. West Vancouver

2018      From Where We Stand. 13 Feet Off the Ground Art Collective. Port Moody Art Centre

2018      Luppolo Exhibition. Vancouver.B.C. 13Feet Off the Ground Art Collective.

2017      13 Feet Off to Sicily. Main Space Vancouver B.C.

2017      Artisan Series Vancouver Edition. Semi-Finalist Winsor Art Gallery Vancouver B.C.

2017      Imago Mundi: Great and North. Palazzo Loredan. Venice. Italy.

2017     The Summer Group Exhibition I: Work on Canvas. Lipont Art Centre Vancouver.B.C.

2017     150th Anniversary Canada Exhibition. Instituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, Venice

2017     Your City/Your Countryside. Musee Georges de Sonneville. Gradignan. France

2016      International Mail -In Art Exhibition. Federation of Canadian Artists Vancouver.B.C.

2016      Lord Byng Gallery Exhibition. Vancouver B.C.

2015      Moving Forward Looking Back ECUAD 90th Anniversary

               Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Vancouver.B.C.

2015      Imago Mundi Project, FONDAZIONE BENETTON STUDI E RICERCHE, Treviso, Italy.

2015      Telling Stories: The Connections between Us Chinese Cultural Centre.Vancouver.B.C.

2015      The Thread of Life. Sheffield Art Centre. England

2015      Harbour Art Exhibition Vancouver Maritime Museum B.C

2014         The Tree: Literal and Figurative. The Chinese Cultural Centre Museum. Vancouver B.C.              

2013         Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books. University of Akron. OH

         

2013         Water Works. Vancouver Maritime Museum B.C.

2012      In Camera: the working dancer. Gallery at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC.

         Sans Brush CityScapes Community Art Space North Vancouver B.C.

On-Line Publications Catalogues/You Tube pages        

2020          Lockdown https://www.instagram.com/fronteerlockdown/

2020         The Gashlycrumb Tinies Alphabet  inspired by Edward Gorey. Ontario and Portugal

2019         Art Insider: An Artist Collective’s Adventure in Mexico.

                  Ferry Building Gallery. West Vancouver.

2019         Italian Television. TGR Sicilia. Cameo of Mural in Graniti. 13/03/2019

2018         http://www.tricitynews.com/entertainment/collective-was-still-on-a-high-after-sicily-

2017         http://www.13feetofftheground.com

2017         www.gazzettadesud.it Oct31/2017 Artiste canadesi colorano Graniti.

2017         Gazzetti Online "12 Canadian Artists Paint Centuries Old Walls" in Graniti Sicily   

2017         150th Anniversary Canada Venice Biennalle

                  http://www.istitutoveneto.it/flex/cm/pages/ServeBLOB.php/L/IT/IDPagina/26                         

                  http://www.labiennale.org/en/art/exhibition/

2015        Telling Stories Exhibition opening video. http://youtu.be/OZ6hmLq-kOI

2015        Telling Stories: The Connections between Us.

                  http://www.gallerieswest.ca/locations/chinese-cultural-centre-museum-and-archives/

                  Moving Forward Looking Back ECUAD 90th Anniversary. Page 24.

2015         Zine in a Box edition three. Starnberg. Germany

                  http://stampzine.blogspot.ca/

2015         Oh West Canada! Contemporary Artists from Western Canada.

                  Luciano Benetton Collection. Italy

2014            The Tree: Literal and Figurative Exhibition Catalogue. Co-author, www.sassamatt.com