ELIZABETH MCQUEEN

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • J STEPHENSEN GALLERY, Bayfield, ON. 2014
  • AIRSHIP 123, Distillery District, Toronto, ON. 2014
  • SONGIDE’EWIN SHOW, Art Gallery of Hamilton,  2013
  • PART OF THE FABRIC: SUBSTANTIAL DREAM (A.G.H.), 1995
  • BREASTPLATES: Gallery 280, Hamilton, ON., 1997
  • TEACHERS AS ARTISTS , Hamilton Place,Hamilton, ON. 1990    
  • NATIONAL BALLET JURIED SHOW, Toronto, ON, 1988
  • ART IN THE VALLEY, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, ON., 1985
  • GOOSE BUMPS AND MUDWUMPS, North Bay, ON., 1983
  • North Bay Art Assn. juried Show, North Bay, ON. 1982

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

  • SIGNS OF LIFE, Art on Main, North Bay, ON, 2014
  • SIGNS OF LIFE, Defacto Gallery, Hamilton, ON, 2014
  • TEA BY TWO, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, ON, 1989
  • SILENT DREAMS, McMaster Medical Centre, Hamilton ON, 1988
  • ONE WOMAN II, Petteplace Gallery, Hamilton, ON, 1984
  • ONE WOMAN, Petteplace Gallery, Hamilton, ON, 1978

COMMISSIONS & COLLECTIONS:

  • NORTH BAY CITY HALL: Trout Lake View, North Bay, ON, 1982
  • LOOMIS COURIER: The Mountains That Flow to the Sea, Head Offices, Vancouver, B.C., 1998
  • CANADA PERMANENT BANK: Calgary, Alta.: Foothills Town & In the Shadow of Grey Owl
  • Beddington Sq.,Calgary: Prairie Storm Bitter Vetch Field & Moon Rise, 1980
  • St.Vital Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba: Milena’s Manitoba, The Message & Birches at Beren’s River, 1980

In addition to the above major corporate commissions, the artist is represented in private collections across Canada and the northern USA.

PUBLICATIONS:

  • 1996-2014- Numerous articles & reviews, The Hamilton Spectator
  • 2002- Centenary Celebration of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada commemorative publication on the visit of HRH Elizabeth II in her Golden Jubilee Year (photographic credits throughout)
  • 2000 -  The Grand Review (cd cover) Michael J Birthelmer (photography & design)
  • 1998 - This Heart of Mine (cd cover photography) Jude Johnson
  • 1996 – Moontime Howl  (cd illustration)
  • 1991 -Studio Magazine (Canada), Featured Artist (Silly Sisters t-shirt design) August (p 32)

ASSOCIATIONS:

The Metis Women’s Circle (Hamilton) 2006- 2015
Silly Sisters Design, Hamilton, ON 1993-1997
Board of Directors, Carnegie Gallery,Dundas, ON 1993-1998
Chairman, Hanging Committee 1988-1993
Carnegie Gallery, Dundas ON Juror, Burlington Cultural Centre 1993
Art in the Park,    Burlington ON

TEACHING:

HAMILTON WENTWORTH DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD, Hamilton ON
Visual Art Instructor; Head: Native Studies; Ass. Head: Visual Art 1988-2013

DUNDAS VALLEY SCHOOL OF ART, Dundas, ON
Visual Art  instructor 1986-1988

CANADORE COLLEGE, North Bay, ON
Fabric Art instructor 1980-1982

EDUCATION: 

Visual Art Specialist (Brock University)           1995
Bachelor of Education (Queens University)    1974
Bachelor of Fine Art (McMaster University)    1973

MEDIA:

Acrylic on Canvas (2011-present): Heaven & Earth series
Acrylic on Stonehenge papers: Inner Landscapes series:
Print-making (Linocut) on Stonehenge paper: Signs of Life & Mark My Word series (2012-present)
Analog B&W Photography (1988-2011)
Silk Painting, Batik on fine fibres (1978-1995)