curriculum vitae

solo exhibitions
  2016 Wasser, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
  2015 Paradeis, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
2008 H2O, Wundertüte Galerie, Niehderrohrdorf, Switzerland
2007 Aqua Aqua, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
2005 Reflektionen, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
  water|dance, art|bar, Kitchener, Canada
2004 Swan Lake, Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton, Canada, and
 "                 Robert Langen Gallery, Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
2003 Hera's Observatory, Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton, Canada, and
2002  "                          Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Canada
Popcorn, Princess Cinema, Waterloo, Canada
2001 New Paintings, NCR Canada, Waterloo, Canada
selected group exhibitions
  2017 Art Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  2014 MEGA14, Mutschellen, Switzerland
  2011 natürlich, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
  2010 neustART, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
  2009 fasziNATUR, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
  2008 Wundertüte, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
  2007 Winterzauber, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
2004 - 2006 Advent, Halde Galerie, Widen, Switzerland
2003 1st kw|ag biennial, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Canada
Mythopoeia, Homer Watson House & Gallery, Kitchener, Canada
2002 Delicia3, Delicia Art Haus, Toronto, Canada
Sordid Stems, Ciparis Lennox Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2001 Convergence, Gallery 96, Stratford, Canada
2000 New Paintings, Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery, Toronto, Canada
...Size Matters, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Canada
Animals’ Voice, The Walper Gallery, Kitchener, Canada
Quota, The Old Firehall, Kitchener, Canada
1999 Hopespring Charity Auction, Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Canada
KOR Gallery Miniatures Exhibition, Isolated Ground Gallery, Kitchener, Canada
1998 10 Artists – No Reservations, The Library and Gallery, Cambridge, Canada
Plaything of Passion, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
1997 Small World III, Leyander Tea Room, Elora, Canada
Yucatan MCMXVII, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
selected juried exhibitions
2002 - 2009 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada
  2008 15 Years 15 Style Makers 15 Artists, Art Interiors, Toronto, Canada
    "Tacit" featured in the staged dining room at the Style at Home Show, Toronto, Canada
2004 10th Anniversary Salon Exhibition, Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Canada
2001, 2004 Insights, Wellington County Museum & Archives, Elora, Canada
2001 14th Annual Miniature Exhibition, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Canada
1997 - 1998 Annual University of Waterloo Juried Exhibition, Eldon Gallery, Waterloo, Canada
1997 - 1998 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada
1997 Open Juried Exhibition, The Library and Gallery, Cambridge, Canada
1996 University of Waterloo Juried Exhibition, Gallery 2000, Kitchener, Canada
education
1994 - 1998 University Of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
B.A. Honours Fine Arts - Studio Specialization, Concentrations in Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture
1997 International Studies: Fine Arts Abroad, University Of Waterloo, Yucatan, Mexico
 
professional practice
2001 - 2010 Instructor, group & private painting/drawing lessons. Globe Studios, Kitchener (to 2006), & Stouffville, ON (2007 to 2011)
2008 Jury member, Ontario Arts Council Grants to Visual Artists: Emerging
2003 - 2005 Executive Director, Globe Studios (ARC), Kitchener, ON
2002 Jury member, Forest Heights Pool Public Art Project, Kitchener, ON
2002 Steering Committee, Tri-City Studio Tour, Kitchener, ON
2001 - 2002 Founder & Co-Director, Globe Studios' Annual Winter Art Sale, Kitchener, ON
awards
  2009 Ontario Arts Council Grant, Visual Artists (Emerging)
2005 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant - Years awarded: 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001
2004 Insights Award (First Prize), Insights Juried Exhibition
  1997 3rd Year Sculpture Award, University of Waterloo
bibliography
  17.10.-- "Wonder Walls", Style At Home, p.60-62
  12.11.12 Featured artist on The Curated House
(http://www.thecuratedhouse.com/2012/11/art-interiors-festival-of-smalls.html)
  11.10.-- "All in the Mix", Style at Home, p.74
  10.06.-- "Art, Your Way", Style at Home, p.114
  10.05.-- Style at Home, p.32 (uncredited; a painting from the gown series)
  09.11.13 Featured artist on Smart People I Know
(http://smartpeopleiknow.wordpress.com/2009/11/13/give-art-for-christmas-get-it-at-art-interiorss-16th-annual-festival-of-smalls/)

  09.07.14 Featured artist on Snapshot Travel Blog
(http://snapshot-travel-blog.blogspot.com/2009_07_14_archive.html)
  09.01.-- Style at Home, cover and "High/Low", p.32
  08.11.-- "Double Duty", Canadian House & Home, p.82 (uncredited; a painting from the Gown series)
  08.11.15 Featured artist on Smart People I Know
(http://smartpeopleiknow.wordpress.com/2008/11/15/how-to-christmas-shop-this-year-or-more-on-art-interiorss-great-festival-of-smalls/)
  08.09.26 Featured artist on HGTV's Style Sheet
(http://www.hgtv.ca/blog/archive/2008/09/26/gallery-celebrates-15th-anniversary-with-the-help-of-hgtv-hosts.aspx)
  08.07.04 Featured artist on Paintblog.ca
(http://www.paintblog.ca/2008/07/04/emily-bickell/)
  07.08.-- "Aqua Aqua", Raum und Wohnen, p.170
  06.02.-- "Rocky Mountain High", Canadian House & Home, p.95
  05.09.06 "Fotorealistisch und doch abstrakt", S. Vanek, AM Freiamt
  05.08.-- "Reflexionen von Emily Bickell", Raum und Wohnen, p. 156
  05.03.19 "Emily Bickell: Driven to Create", R. Reid, The Record, p. C1
04.05.07 "Swan Lake's power of transformation", G. Bouchard, Edmonton Journal
03.04.19 "Persephone's Bind: Myths restrained by corsets", G. Bouchard, Edmonton Journal
  03.03.15 "Dreams and Expectations", R. Reid, The Record, p. C1
02.07.02 "Artists paint around garbage", M. de Groot, The Record, p. C6
02.06.03 "Monday Night with the Arts", CKWR 98.5FM featured interview
02.05.29 "Local artist Emily Bickell brings sky indoors at City Hall", Waterloo Chronicle, p.19
01.10.22 “Work of three artists forms ‘Convergence’”, The Beacon Herald, p. 10
  01.10.20 “Gallery 96 features three Kitchener artists”, The Record, p. F8
00.11.21 “The Art Factory” J. Weidner, The Record, p. C7
97.04.22 “Artist of the Week” R. Van Kruistum, Imprint, cover and p. 11
97.01.27 “They’re the Passionate Ones” R. Beattie, Imprint, p. 27
commissions
  ongoing Commissions for private collections worldwide
  2005 Pointe Shoes, Alberta Ballet "Inspiration" event, Edmonton, Canada
1999 Notre Dame of St. Agatha Children’s Centre Annual Report (illustration), St. Agatha, Canada
gallery representation
Art Interiors, 446 Spadina Rd., Suite 203, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Halde Galerie, Haldenstrasse 24, Widen, Switzerland
Wundertüte Galerie, Moosstrasse 6, Niederrohrdorf, Switzerland
  Whistler Contemporary Gallery, 4293 Mountain Square, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
 
collections
Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada
The Caldwell Partners International, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
UBS, Zurich, Switzerland
The Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Princess Cinemas, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  private collections across North America, Europe and Asia
affiliations
  1998 - 2006  Globe Studios, Kitchener, Canada
2002 - 2003 Gallery 96 Artist Member, Stratford, Canada

 

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