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NATASHA SMITH

Email: natashasmithartist@gmail.com Web: natashasmithart.com

EDUCATION

1990-1995 B.A hons. Fine Art Printmaking
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland.

1988-1989 Diploma in Fine Art & Design York College, York, England.

AWARDS & GRANTS

2010 West Kootenay Regional Arts Council Scholarship Toni Onley Artist Project, Wells, B.C.
2009 Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Major Project Grant for Joining Worlds
2002 Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Project Grant for Impressions
1995 Bernard Cooper Memorial Prize
awarded for degree show Dundee, Scotland, U.K.
1994 Perth Decorative Arts Award
funded 4 month exchange from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Scotland to Alberta College of Art & Design, AB.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Artists In Hospitals (Art Bank) Scotland, U.K. University of Dundee Scotland, U.K. Malaspina Printmakers Vancouver, B.C.

PUBLICATIONS

2007 Illustrations for The Blood Lines Trilogy by Barry Mathias
2006 Cover Image for Flesh, A Naked Dress by Susan Andrews Grace, Hagios Press.

MEDIA & ESSAYS

2011 Preview of Joining Worlds – Galleries West – Janet Nicol 2010
Through the Rabbit Hole – Essay on Joining Worlds by Deborah Thompson (Curator-Touchstones Nelson)
2010 Secret Talk – Essay for Joining Worlds by Susan Andrews Grace

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Mapping Language, Kootenay Gallery, Castlegar, B.C. (upcoming)
2018 Child’s Play, Langham Gallery, Kaslo, B.C. (upcoming)
2015 Containment & Growth, Dancing Bear Inn, Nelson, B.C.
2014 Circles, Signs & Symmetry, Cowans, Nelson, B.C.
2011 Joining Worlds Art Gallery of Golden, Golden, B.C.
2010 Joining Worlds Touchstones, Nelson, B.C.
2008 Closed Forms Gallery 378, Nelson, B.C.
2006 In Printing Elephant Mountain Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, B.C.
2005 Tick Tock The Langham Gallery, Kaslo, B.C.
2004 Impressions ALFA Guild Gallery, Nakusp, B.C.
2002 New Works Handworks Studio, Nelson, B.C.
2002 Collage Works Hidden Garden Gallery, New Denver, B.C.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Upstream Benefits, Touchstones, Nelson, B.C. (upcoming) 2017 150 Creative Acts, Kootenay Gallery, Castlegar, B.C.
2015 Convergence, (Curated invitation) Hidden Garden Gallery, New Denver, B.C. 2009 Flame Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, B.C.
One of six artists invited to be part of Flame, a community based art project and exhibit involving various community organizations.
2004 The Cera Colla Show (Curated, invitiation) Mildred Erb Gallery, Nelson, B.C
2000 KSA Faculty Show, Glacier Gallery, Nelson, B.C
2000 Best & Beyond (Juried exhibition) Silverton Gallery, Silverton, B.C
1995 The New Generation (Curated invitation) Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.
1995 RSA Student Exhibit Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
1995 Artlessness Francis Cooper Gallery, Dundee, Scotland, U.K.
1994 Paperworks V (Juried exhibition) The Seagate Gallery, Dundee, Scotland, U.K.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017 Red Deer College – Summer Series Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB.
2017 Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts Pearson College, Metchosin, B.C.
2002-Present Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, B.C.
2016 ArtStarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – Mount Sentinel, Crescent Valley, B.C
2015 ArtStarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – Mount Sentinel, Crescent Valley, B.C
2014 ArtStarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – LV Rogers, Nelson, B.C
2011 ArtStarts Grant – Artists in Education. Artist in Residence. W.E. Graham/Brent Kennedy/Winlaw Elementary Schools, Slocan, Crescent Valley, Winlaw, B.C.
2009 ArtStarts Grant – Artists in Education. Brent Kennedy Elementary, Crescent Valley, B.C.
2005 Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB. Summerscapes Program
2004 Malaspina Printmaking Society, Vancouver
2000-2002 Kootenay School of the Arts (Now Kootenay Studio Arts at Selkirk College)

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