Curriculum Vitae

 

Education:

2001-2006       Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Sculpture Major, Alberta College of Art & Design,

Awards/Scholarships:

2010   Most Original Tree, Festival of Trees 2010, Peace River Alberta

2008   Certificate of Recognition, Alberta’s Teachers Convention Association 2008, Red Deer, Alberta

2003   Jason Lang Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Alberta

2003   Best Overall Design Award, The Downtown Chair-ity Garden Party, Calgary, Alberta

Exhibitions:

2016     "Artistic Treasures", Artist Nikki Gour, Peace River Municipal Library, Peace River Alberta

2016     "Light Show", Peace River Art Club, Peace River Municipal Library, Peace River, Alberta

2015     "Christmas Art Exhibit & Sale", Bell Patroliuim Center, Peace River, Alberta

2012 & 2013     "Calyx, Edmonton, Alberta

2012 & 2013     "Calyx", Calgary, Alberta

2012     "6 Till 7", ab-StaKt373 Group, Art Walk, Calgary, Alberta

2012     “Connections”, Roberto Ostberg Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2012     “Collaboration”, The Works, Manu Life Place, Edmonton, Alberta

2012     “7th Annual Time Raiser”, Calgary, Alberta

2012    “Collaborative Spectrum”, Endeavor Arts Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2012   “2nd Annual Winnipeg Timeraiser”, Winnipeg, MB

2012   “Curiosities”, The Hive Artist Hub, Medicine Hat, Alberta

2012   “Group Exhibit” Evanessence Gallery, High River, Alberta

2012   “Artist Nikki Gour”, Peace River municipal Library Art Gallery, Peace River, Alberta

2011    “Home & Hearth”, Evanescence Gallery, High River, Alberta

2011    “Less Than 1000 Exhibit”, Dade Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2011    “Canadian Artists: Group Exhibition”, Endeavor Arts Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2011    “4th Annual Vancouver Timeraiser, Vancouver, B.C

2011    “The Works Festival”, Art Market-Sir Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta

2011    “Group Exhibit”, Endeavor Arts Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2011    “Summer Group Exhibit”, Resolution Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2011    ”6th Annual Calgary Timeraiser”, Calgary, Alberta

2011    “FOUR”, Endeavor Arts Gallery, Calgary Alberta

2011    “Western Art with a Twist”, Endeavor Arts Gallery Calgary, Alberta

2011    “Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse” Group Exhibit, The Stoneworx Gallery, Art

2003 – 2007 – available upon request

Private Commissions:

2015 "Stenhouse Construction Sign", Stenhouse Construction, Falher, Alberta

2012   "The Farm", Guy, Alberta

2012   "Northern Lights 5", Calgary, Alberta

2011   “Sun Dance 2”, Calgary, Alberta

2011   “Homage to the Wood that Caused Such Distruction”, Calgary, Alberta

2011   “Snowboarding NYC”, Calgary Alberta

2009   “Dream Catcher”, Rain Bow Lake, Alberta

2009   "Farmers Feed the World", Festival of Trees, Peace River, Alberta

2009   “Metal Fish”, Peace River Alberta   

2009   “Windows”, Peace River Alberta   

2009   "1960’s T.V Coffee Table", Calgary, Alberta

2009   "The Highs and Lows", Calgary, Alberta

2009   "Past Present Future", Alberta

2009   “Jack Thomas”, Calgary Alberta

Public Commissions:

2016    "Welcome to Marie- Reaine Sign", Northern Sunrise County,  Marie Reine, Alberta

2014    "Welcome to Nampa-Tank Mural", Nampa Historical Society, Nampa, Alberta

2014    "Autum Mural Senery", Nampa Historical Society, Nampa, Alberta

2014   "Green Bubbles", Taxcetra, Peace River, Alberta

2013    "Blue Bubbles", taxcetera, Alberta

2012    “Fluctuation”, Co-Operators Ins, Okotoks, Alberta

2011   “Bowness Railway Community Gardens”, Urban Youth Worx, Calgary, Alberta

2010   "Community Belongings", Bowness Boys and Girls Club, Calgary, Alberta

2010   "Community" Terrace Road Paint the Pavement Project, Montgomery, Calgary, AB

2010   “Numbers Painting”, TaXcetra, Peace River, Alberta

2009   "Boogies Burgers", Boogies Burgers Calgary, Alberta       

2006   "Logo Design", Country Sunshine Promenade, Peace River, Alberta

2004   "Mind Storms", Calgary Science Center, Calgary, Alberta

Memberships & Collectives:

2012     Visual Arts Alberta, Alberta

2012     Alberta Craft Council, Alberta

2011     ab-StraKt373, Calgary, Alberta     

2010     Art! Bowmont, Calgary, Alberta

Professional Activities:

2016    Teaching. Peace River Municipal Library, Peace River, Alberta

2013    Donation, Cork & Canvas, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Calgary, Alberta

2012    Donation, H.O.P.E Foundation, Calgary, Alberta

2012    Donation. "Art Affair", Alberta Diabetes Foundation, Hotel Arts, Calgary, Alberta

2010-2012       Donation. The Philharmonic Orchestra Calgary, Alberta

2011   Donation, “H.O.P.E. Opportunity for People Everywhere, Silent Auction”, Calgary, Alberta

2011   “Sales & Exhibit”, Suncatcher’s Design Studio, Bragg Creek, Alberta

2011   Donation, “Kicks ART”, Calgary Communities Against Sexual Assault, Stone Worx Gallery,

                  Calgary, Alberta

2010   Founder/Teacher. "Artin Out Art Program", Bowness Community Association, Calgary, Alberta

2010   Workshop. "Public Sculpture: Community", Boys and Girls Club Youth Block Party, Calgary,

                  Alberta

2010   Visiting Artist. "Process Art", Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School, Red Deer, Alberta

2009   Curatorial Duties: Endeavor Arts Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2009   Demonstrator: "Nikki Gour Paintings", Art Walk, Calgary, Alberta

2009   Volunteer: Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2009   Visiting Artist: "Process Art Using Found Objects", Lindsay Thurber High School, Red Deer,

                   Alberta

2008   Visiting Artist: "Process Art Using Found Objects", Peace River High School, Peace River,  Alberta

2008   Donation, "Burden Bears Silent Auction", Peace River, Alberta

2008   Visiting Artist: "Art Works Visual Art Conference", Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta

2008   Presenter: "Process Art & Found Objects", 2008 Central Alberta Teachers Convention 

                     Association, Red Deer, Alberta

2007   Visiting Artist: "Process Art", Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School, Red Deer, Alberta

Publications:

2014               "International Contemporary Artists"  Vol VIII, published by: ICA Publishing, US 380 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10168, USEve Lemonidou. 2014

2014               "Fleck Contemporary Fine Art Magazine", published by: Elain Fleck Gallery, Toronto Ontario, Canada. 2014

2011 Jun         "Calgarians Pledge 7,000+ Volunteer Hours at 6th Annual Timeraiser",    

                                    http://www.avenuecalgary.com/blogs/calgarians-pledge-7000-volunteer-

                                    hours-at-6th-annual-timeraiser#

2011 Sept       “Calgary Herald”, “Back to School, back to the Arts”, Written by Kathleen Renne, Calgary

                                    Herald, Calgary, Alberta

2011 Mar       “Bowst'ner”, “Art in Bowness Railway Garden”, Written by: Joan Shearer, Calgary,

                                   Alberta.

2010 Nov       “Peace River Record Gazette”, “Festival of Trees Raises Funds Despite Smaller Crowd at

                                   Gala”, Written by:Kristjanna Grimmelt, Peace River, Alberta

2010 Nov       “Bowness Vital Actions Report”, “Creating a Vibrant Neighbourhood 2010” Written by:

                                   Bowness Community Association, Calgary, Alberta.

2010 Sept       "Educating Tomorrow’s Citizens Today", "Terrace Road School and Partners

                                   Gather to Promote Strong Community Values", Web Admin by Laura Diemert,

                                   Calgary’s public school system, Calgary, Alberta.

 2010 Sept       “Bowst'ner”, "A Toast to Good Times Past, Present and Future", Written by Derek 

                                    Podlubny, Calgary, Alberta.

 2010 May       “Stephen Magazine”, "Open Spaces: Window to a view", Written by:Dianne Quan, Epcor

                                    Centre for Performing Arts, Calgary, Alberta.

 2010 Jun         “Calgary Herald: Neighbours”, “Art in The Park: art!Bowmont Collective”, Written by:

                                    Kathleen Renne, Calgary, Alberta.

 2010 Jul         “Bowst'ner”, “Boys and Girls Club Unveils Collaborative Youth Art Project”, Written by:

                                    Tina Buikema, Calgary, Alberta.

 2009 Oct        "Calgary Journal", "Local Artist Exhibit Downtown Train Station", Written by: Aaron

                                    Chatha, Calgary, Alberta.

 2008 Nov       “Peace River Record Gazette”, "Sculpting an Artistic Future", Written by: Ivan

                                    Danielewicz, , Peace River, Alberta.

 2006 Apr       “Peace River Record Gazette”, "Nikki Gour Finds Meaning in the Masses", Written By:

                                    Krisjanna Grimmeltby, Peace River, Alberta.

 

 
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