Education

2012    Master of Fine Arts, University of Regina

2002    Ceramic Arts Diploma, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology

1999    Bachelor of Music, Composition, University of British Columbia

 

             Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2013    Material – Space – Light - Mysteria Gallery, Regina, SK. Solo.

2011    Material Ideas - MFA Graduating Exhibition, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK. Solo.

2010    Motion Captured, Motion Denied - OSAC Traveling Exhibition, 2010-2012, SK. Two-Person. 

2009    Form, Plane and Volume - Elsie Scherle Gallery, Regina Beach, SK. Solo.

2007    Perspectives - SCC Gallery, Saskatoon, SK. Two-Person.

2006    New Work - Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, SK. Two-Person.

            Sculptural Vases - Handwave Gallery, Meacham, SK. Solo.

2005    Constructed Vessels 2 - Handmade House, Saskatoon, SK. Solo.

            Constructed Vessels - Traditions Handcraft Gallery, Regina, SK. Solo.

2004    Style Reflected - Art and All That Jazz, Saskatoon, SK. Two-Person.

2003    Tea For Two - Traditions Handcraft Gallery, Regina, SK. Solo.

2001    Sculptural Teapots - Corridor Gallery, SIAST, Prince Albert, SK. Solo.

 

            Selected Group Exhibitions

2014    Wild Thing: Prairie as Concept, Prairie as Environment
           SOFA, Chicago, IL, USA; Lightbox Gallery, New York City, USA. Juried.

          Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics – Seiler’s Gallery, Zanesville, Ohio. Juried

          Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan Art Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

           Fertile Ground: The Development of Contemporary Ceramics in Saskatchewan 
           OSAC travelling exhibition, 2014 – 2015, SK. Curated.

           Big Clay – MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Curated.

2013    Dimensions 2013 - MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK. Juried, Traveling, SK.

2011    Construct - Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

            International Sculpture Center’s 2011 Outstanding Student Achievement Exhibition 
            Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, USA. Juried.

            Dimensions 2011 - MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK. Juried, Traveling, SK.

            Prairie Excellence - SCC Gallery, Saskatoon, SK.; Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg, MB.;
            Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, Calgary, AB. Juried.

2010    MFA5 - 5th Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, SK.

            Prairie Excellence - Alberta Craft Gallery, Edmonton, AB. Juried

2009    3 Views of Contemporary Ceramics – 5th Parallel Gallery, U of Regina, SK.

            Playing With Dimensions - MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK. Juried, Traveling.

            Saskatchewan Flame - Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, SK. Curated.

            Subverted Utility - Harris–Warke Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta.

            Power of 10 - Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ont. Curated.

2008    Vanish: Art and Illusion - Art Gallery of Regina, SK. Curated, Catalogue.

            Soup and Sustenance - Portage and District Arts Centre, Portage la Prairie, MB. Curated.

            Saskatchewan Flame - Art Gallery of Regina, Regina, SK. Curated.

2007    The Spafford Collection of Ceramics - Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, SK, Curated.

            Coming Up Next - Alberta Craft Council Gallery, Edmonton, AB. Juried.

            Dimensions 2007 - MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK.  Juried, Traveling, SK.

            Power Of 10 - Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery, Saskatoon, SK. Curated.

2006    Dimensions 2006 - MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK. Juried, Traveling, SK.

2005    ’L’Agamine:’ Portrait of an Anagama Kiln - MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK. Curated,
            Catalogue.

            Re:Surface - Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery, Saskatoon, SK. Juried.

2004    ’L’Agamine:’ Portrait of an Anagama Kiln - MacKenzie Art Gallery Outreach Exhibition, Curated,
            Traveling, SK.

            

            Selected Awards and Grants

2013    Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artists Program, Research Grant, Established

2011    Centennial Merit Award (Fall), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina

            Graduate Student Travel Award, FGSR, University of Regina

            Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award,
            International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey.

            Jane Turnbull Evans Award for Innovation in Craft, Saskatchewan Arts Board

            Centennial Merit Award (Spring), FGSR, University of Regina

            Graduate Studies Scholarship, FGSR, University of Regina

2010    Graduate Teaching Assistantship, FGSR, University of Regina 

            Best in Saskatchewan, Prairie Excellence

2009    Research Award, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina 

            Premier’s Prize for Excellence in Craft, Playing With Dimensions, Premier of SK 

            Award for Best Interpretation of the Theme, Playing With Dimensions

2007    Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artists Grant, Creative Grant, Established

2006    Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artists Grant, Creative Grant, Emerging

            Town of Battlefords Purchase Award, Dimensions 2006

2005    Saskatchewan Arts Board Individual Assistance Grant, Creative C Grant

2004    Award For Excellence In Clay, Dimensions 2004

2003    Saskatchewan Craft Council Merit Award, Dimensions 2003

 

            Public Collections

            MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

            Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery - Spafford Collection, Moose Jaw, SK

            Saskatchewan Arts Board, Regina, Saskatchewan

           University of Regina – President’s Art Collection, Regina, Saskatchewan

 

            Juries

2007    Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artists Grant, Visual

 

            Workshops, Visiting Artist, Teaching

2012    Artist’s Talk, Department of Visual Arts “Art for Lunch” Presentation Series, University of Regina

2010    ART 260 - Introduction to Ceramics - Teaching Assistant, University of Regina

            Workshop and Artist’s Talk, Regina Potter’s Guild, Regina, SK

            Beginner’s Wheel­-Throwing Class, City of Regina, SK

2009    Advanced Wheel-Throwing Classes, 2003-2009, Saskatoon Potter's Guild, Saskatoon, SK.

2004    Visiting Artist, "1000 Miles Apart" Ceramics Conference, University of Regina

            Workshop and Artist’s Talk, Estevan Pottery Club, Estevan, SK

 

            Publications

2013    Material, Space, Light, Alex MacPherson, Exhibition review in Verb Magazine, issue R97, 9

2012    International Vote of Confidence, Artist Profile in Saskatchewan Arts Board 2011-2012 Annual Report

2011    2011 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards, Sculpture, Vol.30, No.8, 54-58

2008    500 Plates and Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function and Style, Lark Books

2005    500 Cups: Ceramic Explorations of Utility and Grace, Lark Books, USA

            Pottery With a Difference, Jack Anderson, Regina Leader Post, March 9, 2005.
            Review of “Constructed Vessels”, solo exhibition at Traditions Handcraft Gallery