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Danielle Folkerts

Contact:

dkfolkerts@hotmail.com // danielle@ygkcollective.com

 

Education:

2011-2013       Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

2009-2011       Visual Arts Diploma, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

 

Workshops/Residencies:

2016               Artist-Educator Professional Development Workshop Series: The Arts and Social                           Justice, Tett Centre for Creativity + Learning, Kingston, ON

2016               Self-directed Art Residency, Small Pond Arts, Prince Edward County, Ontario

2015                Self-directed Air Program, Artist Residency, Caetani Cultural Centre, Vernon, BC

2013                Artist in Italy , Painting + Drawing Workshop, Tuscany, Italy

 

Awards and Grants:

2016                 Lacombe Arts Endowment Grant, City of Lacombe

2011/2012       Jason Lang Scholarship, Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund

2011                Affairs of the Arts Travel Scholarship, Affairs of the Arts, Red Deer College

2010                Louise McKinney Scholarship, Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund

2010                Ian and Hope Cook Sr. Art Study Travel Scholarship, Red Deer College

2009               Alexander Rutherford Scholarship, Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2016               Here & There: an Exhibition, Greater Goods, Calgary, AB

2016                The Travelling Artisan, Blindman Brewery, Lacombe, AB

2015                Wake the Dreams into Realities, To the Stars OT, Lacombe, AB

2015                Summer Exhibition, Copper Lane Hair Studios, Lacombe, AB

2014               Timely Textures, Elevate Activewear, Art Walk St Albert, St Albert, AB

2013                Art Walk 2013, Timeworn Charm, Lacombe Culture + Harvest Festival, Lacombe,

2012                The Longest Walk Home: An Installation, Show and Show, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

2012                Muse, the Coven Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

 

Group Exhibitions:

2015/2016       Encore Annual Art Sale + Celebration of Creative Expression, juried, Memorial Centre Lacombe, AB

2014                Calgary Art Walk, Stephen Avenue, Calgary, AB

2013                Artists in Italy, Julian Hyzler’s Studio, Tuscany, Italy

2013                Grad Show 2013, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB

2013                An Opening of Art, Calgary Creative Arts + Culinary Foundation, F2 Furnishings, Calgary, AB

2013                Marginalia: Negotiating the Margin of Understanding, Luke Lindoe Library,  Calgary, AB

2012                Again, What Do You Paint? A Fourth Year Painting Show, Main Mall, Alberta  College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

2012                Fiber Department Open House, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary , AB

2012                Ellis Bird Farm 30th Anniversary Nestboxes, Ellis Bird Farm Museum, Lacombe, AB

2012                Bodyworks – a Figurative Paintings Show, the Wall Gallery, Alberta College of Art  + Design, Calgary, AB

2012                Third and Fourth Year Painting Show + Silent Auction, Student/Faculty Show,  Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

2012                Silkscreen: Archeology of the Object, Print Media, 3rd Floor, Alberta College of Art  + Design, Calgary, AB

2012                Silkscreen: Mapping, Print Media, 3rd Floor, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

2012                You Paint What? A Third Year Painting Show, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

2011                Coven Gallery Opening Show, the Coven Gallery, Calgary, AB

2011/2012       Artist Proof Gallery’s Annual Exhibition and Exchange, Alberta Printmakers Gallery, Calgary, AB

2011                Painting Year 2, J.B Quinn Centre for Corporate Training, Red Deer College, AB

2011                Variations Student Show, Juried, Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2010                Portrait of an Artist: Painting, Juried, Red Deer College, AB

2010                Student Drawing Show, Juried, Red Deer College Library, AB

2010                Student Works, Affairs of the Arts Fundraiser Event, Juried, Red Deer, AB

 

Publications + Press                     

11 ways to spend valentine’s day in the ygk, Visit Kingston, Tianna Edwards, February 2017 11-ways-to-spend-valentines-day-in-the-ygk

 Discovering New Hobbies for 2017, CKWS TV, LIVE watercolour demo/Tett workshops, January 5, 2017

Hoot Hoot! PA Day at the Tett with The Travelling Artisan, Snapd Kingston, print, November 2017 Issue

Young artists and performers honored with Arts Endowment awards, Lacombe Globe, May 11, 2016 http://www.lacombeglobe.com/2016/05/11/young-artists-and-performers-honoured-with-arts-endowment-awards

Canvas & Cabernet: Supporting the Arts in Lacombe, City of Lacombe News, April 8, 2016 http://thelacombecityhallblog.blogspot.ca/2016/04/canvas-and-cabernet-in-support-for-art.html

Arts & Leisure: Lacombe-based artist excited to share her works with the community, Lacombe Express + Red Deer Express (full page), December 31, 2015, Lacombe + Red Deer, AB  http://www.lacombeexpress.com

Encore Annual Art Sale + Celebration of Creative Expression, Lacombe Express, April 23, 2015, Lacombe, AB                  

Marginalia, Luke Lindoe Library, Alberta College of Art + Design http://library.acad.ca/downloads/Marginalia.pdf

Makers to Know: Danielle Folkerts | The Travelling Artisan, Wildhumm.com, April 24, 2015 http://wildhumm.com/blog/2015/4/23/makers-to-know-danielle-folkerts-the-traveling-artisan

 

Professional Experience:  

2017                Curator, Instructor, Workshop + Event Coordinator, The Kingston Collective, Kingston, ON

2016                PA Day Program: Art Educator, The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, Kingston, ON

2015-16          Freelance Art Instructor: Paint Night Out! Private + Community Art Classes, Lacombe, AB

2011-16          Artist in Residence + Art Instructor, Lacombe Christian School,  Lacombe AB

2016                Visiting Artist + Instructor, Lacombe Art Guild, Lacombe, AB

2015-16          Art Instructor, To the Stars Occupation Therapy + Wellness Centre, Lacombe, AB

2013-14           Kensington Art Supply + Instruction, Calgary, AB

2013-15           Showcasing Artist, F2 furnishings,  Calgary, AB

2012-13          Visiting Artist+ Instuctor, Central Alberta Christian High School, Lacombe, AB

2011                 Assistant Printmaking Technician, Printmaking Studio, Red Deer College, AB

 

Collections:

2016               Little Free Library, public, City of Lacombe, Terrace Ridge School, Lacombe, AB

2013                Osum Oil Sands, private, Trigger Communications & Design Ltd,  Calgary, AB

2013                Luke Lindoe Library Collection, public, Alberta College of Art + Design, AB

2011                RDC Permanent Collection, public, Red Deer College, AB

 

Personal Affiliations:

2016                 Kingston Arts Council, Kingston, ON

2015-16           Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB

2013                 Lacombe Culture + Harvest Festival, Lacombe, AB

2013                 Calgary Creative Arts and Culinary Foundation, Calgary, AB

2010-11          Visual Arts Society, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

 

Art + Craft Markets: 

2017               Meet the Makers Mixer + Pop Up Market, The Kingston Collective, Kingston, ON

2016               Fat Goose Holiday Craft Fair, Grant Hall, Queens University, Kingston, ON

2016               Cheerfully Made Holiday Market, Almonte Old Town Hall, Almonte, ON

2016               Etsy: Made in Canada with Fat Goose Craft Collective, Grant Hall, Queens University, Kingston, ON

2016               Vixens of Vintage Spring Fling Market, Bowness Community Connection, Calgary, AB

2016               Vixens of Vintage Spring Fling Market, Prince of Wales Armouries, Edmonton, AB

2015                 Lacombe Community Market: Christmas Market, Lacombe Memorial Centre, AB

2015                Little Deer Market: Holiday Artisan Showcase, Eastgate Centre, Innisfail, AB

2015                The Vixens of Vintage, Prince of Wales Armouries, Edmonton, AB

2015                Last Stop Before Christmas, Lacombe Memorial Centre, Lacombe, AB

2015                All Things Pretty, Festival Hall, Red Deer, AB

2015               Encore Annual Art Sale + Celebration of Creative Expression, Memorial Centre, AB

2013-2015     Bentley Art Bazaar, Bentley Rodeo, Bentley Community Hall, Bentley, AB

2014                Calgary Art Walk, Stephen Ave, Calgary, AB