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Artist C.V.

JILL JANVIER

b. 1979

Lives and Works in Cold Lake, Alberta.

Website: www.jilljanvier.com 

 

 

EDUCATION:

2021                Business Marketing and other Business Training programs (online).

 

2015-2018       Bachelors of Fine Arts, Visual Art, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, B.C.

 

2012-2013       Diploma in Professional Photography, The Photography Institute, Vancouver, B.C.                                                     

 

2008                Exhibit Renewal Workshop, The Smithsonian, New York, NY.  

2003-2007       Business and Proposal Writing Training, Cold Lake First Nations, AB.  

                                               

1997-2002       Bachelor of Arts, Native Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2020               Cold Lake Visual Arts Society, Cold Lake, AB (two shows).  

2018               20 Twenty, BFA Grad Exhibition, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies Building, UBCO, Kelowna, BC.  Show                              dates April 12-24, 2018.   https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/about/events-workshops/bfa-exhibition/

                        REsilience #597, Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, B.C.

2017               Fourth Year Show, Fina Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.            

                        Third Year Painting, Fina Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.                                 

2016               Final First Cuts, Fina Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.                           

                        They Coloured Me, Fina Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.           

2015              Red Dot, Member’s Show and Sale, Alternator Center for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, B.C. 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2018-current    Curator-Director at Janvier Gallery, Cold Lake First Nations 149B.  Website uploads/layouts, curate new                                             displays, facilitate art projects/exhibitions, sales, financial reporting, database, inventory, training staff, and various                              design tasks.

2019                Firey Pink Clouds, image reproduction on notebooks for Urban Matters, Kelowna, B.C.

2018                Artwork published in donor calendar for Indspire.

2017                Tule Mat House: A Photo Essay, UBC Okanagan’s 2017 Summer Indigenous Intensive (Volunteer), Published                                    August 3, 2017.  http://rmooc.ca/hubs/dispatches/tule-mat-house-photo-essay-by-jill-janvier/

                         Panel Discussion on Indigenous Art Practice, CCS 150 with Samuel Roy-Bois, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, B.C.

2016                Sunrise at Play, image reproduction on notebooks for Urban Matters, Kelowna, B.C.

2012-2015     Manager, Janvier Gallery, Cold Lake First Nations 149B, AB. Sales and finances, framing, database, inventory.

2011                Highway 28 Sign, Janvier Gallery, Cold Lake First Nations 149A, AB.  Business Product Design, Janvier Gallery,                                  Cold Lake First Nations 149A, AB.

2002-2011     Event Coordinator/Project Manager (various), Cold Lake First Nations, AB.  Cultural camps, events                                                      coordination, land based research, proposal writing, fundraising.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:

2018                DVC Award for Excellence, UBCO, Kelowna, BC.

                         UBCO Okanagan Visual Arts Award, Kelowna, BC.

2015-2017     Dean’s List, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, B.C.

2016                Spark Award, OSUM Oil Sands Corporation, Calgary, AB.

2002                Dene Gothe Achievement Award, Lac Brochet, Manitoba.

2000                Golden Key National Honours Society, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

PERSONAL:

  • From the Cold Lake First Nations community.

  • Knowledgeable about CLFN history and their traditional lands as I worked in Land Studies and Cultural camps for many years.

  • Some ability to speak and write in Dene language.

  • Member of Cold Lake Visual Arts Society 2019-2020.

  • Currently learning how to teach art to others, and working towards doing on-line classes in the near future.

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