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KATARZYNA VEDAH

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION                                                                                                                           

 

2017          Arts and Heritage Management Certificate. Università Bocconi through Coursera                                                                              

2006          Master of Fine Arts: Drawing & Intermedia. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2001          Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art & Design - Painting Major. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                        

 

2017          ACNW Permanent Collection. The Gallery at Queen’s Park. The Arts Council of New Westminster, New Westminster, BC

2017          Contribution. The Gallery at Queen’s Park. The Arts Council of New Westminster, New Westminster, BC (group show)

2017          Postcards from Canada.  The Fort Gallery. Fort Langley, BC (group show)

2015          Brain Storms: UAlberta Creates.  Enterprise Square Galleries, University of Alberta Museums, Edmonton, AB (group show)

2013          Inspired by Words. Arts Council Gallery in Queens Park, Arts Council of New Westminster, LitFest 2013, New Westminster, BC

2008          Graphic Visions. Art Gallery of Regina, Regina, SK (group show)

2008          Love is Simple. Artshab Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta. (two-person show)

2007          The 1950 Ford Show. Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB (group show)

2007          NextFest 2007. Edmonton Arts Festival, Local 124, Edmonton, AB (group show)

2006          Diversity 2006: Visual Arts Alberta. The WORKS Art & Design Festival, VAAA Gallery, Edmonton, AB (membership group show)

2006          The Space Within: Polarity’s Circle. Fine Arts Building Gallery, Edmonton, AB (solo show)

2005          Here and Now. Margaret Brine Gallery, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB (group show)

2005          JO (What Do You Mean, I’m Ambivalent?) Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB (solo show)

2005          Fast Forward 2005. Fine Arts Building Gallery, Edmonton, AB (group show)

2003          Light & Shadow. P.I.T.S. Gallery, Edmonton, AB (solo show)

2003          Even Wars Have Limits. SoSA with the Red Cross, Edmonton City Hall/Stanley A. Milner Library, Edmonton, AB (group show)

2002          Stance: An Exhibition of 6 Emerging Women Artists. The Works Gallery, Commerce Place, Edmonton, AB (group show)

2002          SmARTer. Pie In The Sky (P.I.T.S.) Gallery, Edmonton, AB (SoSA members group show)

2002          (Under)statement. Pie In The Sky (P.I.T.S.) Gallery, NeXtfest, Edmonton, AB (group show)

2002          Touch. Theatre Foyer Gallery, Stanley A. Milner Library, Edmonton, AB (solo show)

1997          Myriad Exhibition. Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, AB (juried members group show)

1997          The Mind's Eye. Westmount Mall, Edmonton, AB (group show)

SELECTED SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS and AWARDS                                                                                                                                       

 

2008          The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant.

2005          Florence Andison Friedman Award. University of Alberta.

2005          Graduate Student Scholarship. Government of Alberta.

2004          Alberta Foundation for the Arts Graduate Scholarship. University of Alberta.

2003          The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Visual Arts Project Grant.

2003          Photography and Illustration Award. Applied Arts: Photography & Illustration Annual.

2003          Department of Art and Design Graduate Bursary. University of Alberta.

2001          The University of Alberta Alumni Award in Fine Arts. University of Alberta.

1997          Alexander Rutherford Scholarship. Alberta Heritage Fund. Government of Alberta.

 

SELECTED REVIEWS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

2008          “Drowning in Drawings” by Gregory Beatty. Prairie Dog (November 20 – December 3, 2008) Afterhours section.

2008          “Of mullets and stickmen” by Christa O’Keefe. VUE Weekly (February 21 – 27, 2008) Arts section, pp.21.

2008          “Stick Figures in Love” Art News. See Magazine (February 7 – 13, 2008) Arts section, pp.37.

2007          “Nextfest’s Visual Artists Bolt Out of the Gate” by Darren Zenko. VUE Weekly (May 30, 2007) Arts section.

2007          “NextFest Visual Arts” by Amy Fung. Prairie Artsters blog, June 6, 2007 (www.prairieartsters.com)

2006          “Transformer” by Christa O’Keefe. See Magazine, Issue 634 (Jan.19, 2006) Visual Arts Section.

2006          “FAB exhibits inspired by personal empowerment” by Caitlin Crawshaw. Folio (Jan. 20, 2006) pp.7.

2006          “Exhibits explore connection between art, mental balance” by Gilbert Bouchard.  Edmonton Journal (Jan. 20, 2006) What’s On, G6

2005          “Psychological alterations with a black humor twist” Artist Project by Kat Vedah and Richard Boulet. Fifty3 magazine. Latitude 53

                   (Summer 2005, Vol. 6, Issue 2) pp. 18‑19.

2003          “Art Underground” by Anthony Easton. The Gateway (Nov. 4, 2003), pp. 8‑9.

2003          “Katarah Vedda has no fear of intimacy” by Agnieszka Matejko. VUE Weekly (May 1‑7, 2003) Visual Arts, pp. 51.

2002          “Women Artists” by Gilbert Bouchard. Edmonton Journal (Oct. 18, 2002) Visual Arts, E13.

2002          “SoSA to fine” by Agnieszka Matejko. VUE Weekly (Aug. 1‑7, 2002) Arts, pp. 42.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                                          

2016-17     Gallery Coordinator, The Gallery at Queen’s Park. The Arts Council of New Westminster, New Westminster, BC

2009-11     Gallery Attendant, Burnaby Art Gallery. Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture, City of Burnaby, Burnaby, BC

2001-07     Gallery Assistant, Fine Arts Building Gallery. Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

ARTS FACILITATOR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

2016-17     Organizer and Host - ‘In the Studio’ - Monthly Artists’ Meet-Up Group. The Gallery at Queen’s Park, New Westminster, BC

2002-03     Founder - ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ - Public monthly arts events and artist exchanges, Edmonton, AB

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

2015-16     Gallery Coordinator, The Gallery at Queen’s Park. The Arts Council of New Westminster, New Westminster, BC