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DAWN THRASHER

Birth Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1947

Residence
Calgary, Alberta

EDUCATION
1990 University of Calgary, Bachelor of Fine Arts
1971 University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. Bachelor of Education

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2009 Scottsdale Artist’s School, Arizona
2007 Red Deer College, Summer Arts Program, Alberta
1999 Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
1997 Arts by the Lake Workshop, Georgian College, Barry, Ontario
1997 CSPWC Jasper Symposium on Watercolour, Jasper, Alberta
1995, 1996 Watercolour Workshops, Regina, Saskatchewan: Edmonton, Alberta
1994 Emma Lake Artists Workshop, Kenderdine Campus, Emma Lake, Saskatchewan

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
Brookfield Properties, Bankers Hall, Calgary Alberta, 2001
The Canadian Intensive Care Foundation, Foothills Hospital, Calgary Alberta, 2000
The Grace Women’s Health Center “ Garden Series Art Cards Project” 1996

COLLECTIONS
BC Cancer Agency, Kelowna, British Columbia
The Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta
The Hospitality Inn, Calgary, Alberta
La Chaumiere Restaurant, Calgary, Alberta
Park Haven Designs Inc.
J.E. Reid Professional Corporation, Calgary Alberta
Dr. J. Gillespe Professional Corporation
Private Collections in Canada, the United States, England, Japan and Argentina

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Revelstoke Times Review, Entertainment Section, June 6, 2012 “Upward Bound” exploration of the Durrand Glacier.
“In the Galleries”, Where Magazine, Calgary/ Spring 2002, pg. GG4
“Unveiling Competition” Calgary Sunday Sun, September 30, 2001, pg.11.
“Hospitals gain Enlightenment”, Foothills Hospital Newsletter, June 2000
“Artists immerse themselves in work” July 15, 1997. The Barrie Examiner, Barrie Ontario, pg.3

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Upward Bound, Solo Exhibition, Revelstoke Visual Art Centre, Revelstoke, BC
2009 Here and There, Solo Exhibition, Studio Four, Calgary, AB
2003 StudioWorks, Inglewood Studio , Solo Exhibition, Calgary A.B.
1994 Summer Stages, Devonian Gardens, Toronto Dominion Square

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Equinox, Juried Exhibition, Edmonton, AB
2013 Artist’s Choice Exhibition, Roberto Ostberg Gallery, Calgary, AB
2013 Textures, Juried Exhibition, Walterdale Playhouse Gallery, Edmonton, AB
2013 New Members New Works, Art Point Gallery, Calgary, AB
2012 Artist’s Choice Exhibition, Juried Exhibtion, Lougheed House Gallery, Calgary, AB
2012 Inspired by Travel, Juried Exhibition, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, AB
2012 10th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, AB
2010 Leighton Art Centre, Members Juried Exhibition, Calgary, AB
2009 Diversity 2009 Exhibition, VAAA, Edmonton, AB
2009 Mixed Media, Juried Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver B.C.
2008 The Works 2008, VAAA Gallery, Visual Arts Alberta, Edmonton, AB
2008 Branching Out, Willow Studio, Calgary, AB
2008 Still Life, Juried Exhibition, FCA Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2008 Experimental and Mixed Media, Juried Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver B.C.
2008 Landscapes, Juried Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver B.C.
2007 Leighton Centre Annual Juried Exhibition, Leighton Art Center, Calgary, A.B.
2007 Semi-Abstract, Juried Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2007 Canvas Unbound, Juried Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver , B.C.
2007 Water Source of Life, Juried Exhibition, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, Red Deer, A.B.
2006 The Works 2006, Juried Exhibition, VAAA Gallery, Visual Arts Alberta, Edmonton
2006 University of Calgary, Faculty of Fine Arts, 40th Anniversary, Web Exhibition.
2005 Alberta Scenes -Celebrating Alberta’s Centennial, Image 54 Gallery, Calgary, A. B.
2005 Diversity 100 Juried Exhibition, VAAA Gallery, Visual Arts Alberta, Edmonton, A.B.
2004 Small, Smaller, Smallest II, Juried Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver B.C.
2004 Affordable Art, Image 54, Calgary A.B.
2003 For the Love of Art, Group Exhibition, Platinum Art Gallery, Calgary, A.B.
2002 Celebration, Group Exhibition, Platinum Art Gallery, Calgary, A.B.
2002 20/20 Visions Juried Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2000 autumnal, Exhibition, Kalef-Halpin Consulting Gallery, Bankers Hall, Calgary, Alberta.
2000 2000 Alberta Winter Games, Juried Exhibition. Festival Place, Sherwood Park, A.B.
2000 Into the Garden Again. Juried Exhibition, Red Deer District Museum, Red Deer, A.B.
1999 A Sense of Place. Group Exhibition. The Calgary Jewish Centre, Calgary, Alberta.
1998 Glades and Gardens, Group Exhibition. The Calgary Jewish Centre, Calgary, Alberta
1997 CSPWC 72nd Annual Juried Open Exhibition, Etobicoke City Hall Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

TRAVELLING EXHIBITIONS

2015/2016 Emma Lake:Landscape Abstracted, Alberta Society of Artists, AB
2013/2014 Alberta Flood Rose Project TREX Tour
2013/2014 Celebrating Alberta, Alberta Society of Artists, AB
2011 The Forest Show, Alberta Society of Artists, AB