CURRICULUM VITAE - JILL EHLERT

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stoneyground@shaw.ca

EDUCATION

Certificate, Natural History Illustration, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Diploma of Fine Art cum laude, Victoria College of Art, Victoria BC

Diploma of Fine Arts, Ottawa School of Art, Ottawa

History in Art, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB

2016

1992

1988

1987

1983

RECENT STUDIES

2017

2015

2011/12

Abstract Alchemy, Judith Kruger, Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Metchosin, BC. Study of natural painting materials from inorganic and organic sources with a focus on ecological processes.

The Language of Drawing, Vancouver Island School of Art, Guest Instructor Jack Southern, senior lecturer, BA Fine Art course, University of Gloucestershire, co-author of Drawing Projects, Black Dog Press.

Human Marks with Dorothy Caldwell, Studio G, Duncan, BC. Exploration into mark-making with unconventional tools and methods.

Directed Studio, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC


2017

Abstract Alchemy, Judith Kruger, Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Metchosin, BC

Study of natural painting materials from inorganic and organic sourceswith a focus on ecologic

The Language of Drawing, Vancouver Island School of Art, Instructor Jack Southern, senior lecturer, BA Fine Art course, University of Gloucestershire, co-author of Drawing Projects, Black Dog Press
Human Marks with Dorothy Caldwell, Studio G, Duncan, BC. Exploration into mark-making with unconventional tools and methods.

Education




1988
2011-12 Directed Studio, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2012-15 Contemporary drawing courses, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2009 Invitational 3-day field trip, Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, Bamfield, BC, with the Federation of Canadian Artists,
Collaboration between art, science and education.
1987 History in Art, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
1983 Art History, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB

Teaching Experience

2015/16 Part-time guest faculty, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2000-18 Instructor for various arts organizations on Vancouver Island and in private and group classes in my Cobble Hill, BC studio.

Awards

1993 Studio Residency - July and August, Victoria College of Art, Victoria, BC (advisor Xane St. Phillip)








Solo Exhibitions

2018 SeaForms: The Nature of Creation, The Chapel Gallery, Victoria, BC, (curated by Nicky Rendell)
2017 Observant Transcendence, Stairwell Gallery, Victoria, BC, (curated by Cornelia van Voorst)
1999 Everlasting, Ulla’s Bookshop, Duncan, BC, (curated by Ulla Coulson)

1993 Angle Fire, Nievaart Gallery, Sidney, BC, (curated by Martha Cripps)

1990 Reimaging the Goddess,Swans Hotel, Victoria, BC, (curated by Michael Williams)

2 & 3 Person Exhibitions

2014 Through the Strange, new essences, making the world anew, Lake Country Public Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC, (curated by Katie Brennan, catalogue )

2014 Drawing Beneath the Surface, Slide Room Gallery, Victoria BC, (curated by Wendy Welch)
2001 Little Gems, Leapenhi Paper Design, Courtenay, BC








Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 snapshot, arc-hive Artist Run Centre, Victoria, BC
2016 Endangered Wildlife, The Next Migration Robert Bateman Centre, Victoria, BC, (curated by David Monk and Michael Hammond-Todd
2015 In Cahoots (Synergy), Slide Room Gallery, Victoria, BC, (crated by Efren Quiroz)
2015 Rebound, Gallery 1580, Victoria, BC, (curated by Connie Michelle Morey)
2014 VISA Turns 10, Slide Room Gallery, Victoria, BC,
2012 Art Incognito, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2012 Studio, CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver, BC, (curated by Jo Dunlop)
2012 Spring Show, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC,
2009 Proof of Identification, Slide Room Gallery, Victoria, BC, (curated by Kathy Guthrie)
2009 Oceans of Art ,Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC, (In affiliation with the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre)
2008 Sooke Fine Arts 2008, Sooke, BC, (juried show)
2007 Sooke Fine Arts 2007, Sooke, BC, (juried show
2007 Summer Show 2007, Federation of Canadian Artists, Nanaimo, BC, (juried show, award of excellence)
2007 Art Incognito, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2006 Art Incognito, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2006 Fall Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Victoria, BC (juried show, award of excellence)
2005 Spring Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Victoria, BC (juried show, award of excellence)








Bibliography

Katie Brennan, Through the Strange – new essences, making the world anew, Jill Ehlert and Stephanie Jonsson, Exhibition Catalogue, 2014, Lake Country Art Gallery
Katie Brennan, Through the Strange – new essences, making the world anew, Jill Ehlert and Stephanie Jonsson, exhibition interview booklet, 2014, Lake Country Art Gallery.
Glenn Lucas Okanagan Art Review, Bizarre Formations at the Lake Country Art Gallery, November 16, 2014 link: http://jillehlert.com/reviews/








Website Publications

The Chapel Gallery, Exhibition information - 2018
https://www.stmatthiasvictoria.ca/ministries/the-chapel-gallery/pages/past-exhibit-jill-ehlert
Writing “Seasonal Themes and the Postmodern Spiritual Seeker”
https://tinyurl.com/yafp5duv
Cornelia van Voorst, Stairwell Gallery, curators statement 2018
https://stairwellgalleryblog.wordpress.com/2018/09/19/observed-transcendence/
Lake Country Art Gallery, press release and exhibition poster, installation video, 2014
https://www.lakecountryartgallery.ca/exhibitions/archives/10-2014







Blog

www.jillehlert.com/blog







Lectures

2015 Lecture, Development of an Idea and critique for students, Advanced Drawing II, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC.
https://www.slideshare.net/jillehlert/development-of-an-idea-46403045








Professional Service

2018-19 Co-curator, The Chapel Gallery, Victoria, BC
1989-90 Board of Directors, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC
1987-88 Board of Directors, Gallery101, Ottawa, ON








Professional Organizations

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
CaNOE - Canadian Network for Ocean Education www.oceanliteracy.ca
CARFAC British Columbia
Seattle Art Museum
Vancouver Art Gallery








Exhibitions Curated

2019 Sense of Place: Isle of Iona (co-curated with Nicky Rendell), solo show for painter Catherine Fraser, The Chapel Gallery, Victoria BC, Canada








Consultancies

2018-19 Consultant for The Chapel Gallery, creating policy, artist guidelines and submissions, installation, and operating issues. Victoria, BC








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