Anna Curtin
Abstract Landscape Paintings

A few short words- CV below

 

Anna Curtin lives in Victoria, BC. Her paintings, drawings and fabric work capture a felt sense of the land as an energetic force beyond language and boundaries. At the same time her work acknowledges the reality of the pervading nature of technology in the present day. Summers spent off the grid, as well as farming in New Brunswick, working as a nurse in remote areas of the NWT and yearly sea kayaking excursions, have reinforced Anna’s strong connection to the landscape. A former lay midwife, registered nurse and educator, she is now a full-time artist who is committed to both her own art and the power of art in her community. Anna has a Masters of Art in Painting, where she received a distinction from the University of Gloucestershire, UK. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions and is held in private collections in London UK, B.C., California and Mexico. 

 

CV                                                                      ANNA CURTIN

                                                                                   acurtin54@gmail.com
EDUCATION
2014    University of Gloucestershire, MFA with distinction, Painting
2013    Vancouver Island School of Art, Diploma of Fine Art
2003    University of Victoria, MEd.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017    Life in Colour, Airport Gallery, Victoria Arts Council, Oct. - Jan. 2018
2016    One Step Sideways, Xchanges Gallery, Victoria, BC 
2012     Wind and Sea, Xchanges Gallery, Victoria, BC     
2011    Twisted, pop up gallery, VISA, Victoria BC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017     Painting on the Edge, Juried, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, July - August.
2016     Ruse, A pop-up exhibit. Integrative Arts Festival, Victoria BC. August 26-28.
2016    Abstract Exhibition. Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC. March
2016    Sooke Fine Art Show. By adjudication. Sooke BC. July 22-Aug.1
2015    Intersection, Gage Gallery, Victoria BC. Oct 27 - Nov 14
    http://exhibit-v.blogspot.ca/2015/11/anna-curtin-sam-dickie-and-carole.html
2015     The Alumni Exhibit, Winchester Gallery, Victoria BC. July 25- Aug. 8
2015    The Look Show, Community Arts Council of Victoria. Feb 27- March 21
2014    MA Degree Exhibit: Hardwick Gallery, Centre for Arts & photography, Cheltenham, UK
2014    MA Fine Art Exhibit: The Chapel, Francis Close Hall, Cheltenham, UK
2014    …On Land, a conversation: Garden Gallery, Cheltenham, UK
2014    MA Open Studio: Room 51, The Wilson Museum, Cheltenham, UK        
2013    Mud: The Exhibition, The Wilson Museum, Cheltenham, UK
2013    Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Paint-in: Accepted for juried show 
2013    Impulse, Diploma of Fine Arts Graduation Exhibition Slide Room Gallery, Victoria, BC.
2013    Look Show – Fine Arts Exhibition, Victoria, BC
2011    Water Wall, Crystal Pool, Permanent Installation, Victoria BC 

RESIDENCIES
2017     Vermont Studio Centre. By adjudication, Feb.- March 2017
2016    Canadian Wilderness Residency. By adjudication, July- Aug 2016.
2014    Being Meantime: Meantime Project Space, Cheltenham UK. March 2014.

AWARDS

2017    Vermont Studio Centre Grant - received for residency costs.
2016    Federation of Canadian Artists - accepted by jury as Active Member.
2014    BC Arts Council, British Columbia, Canada
2013    University of Gloucestershire International Merit Scholarship, UK