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Wesley Clark Resume

 

 

 

Wesley Clark

1684 Trumpeter Crescent

Courtenay, B C. Canada, V9N 8W6

Telephone: (250) 334-0454

                                             email: wcart@island.net

OBJECTIVE

Artist/Teacher

 

EDUCATION

2000-01 British Columbia Certified Teacher, University of Victoria, Victoria , BC,     Canada.  Secondary PDPP Internship Program.   Expected June ,2001

1998-99 M.Ed. [ Art Education] University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

1978-80 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Majors: Painting and Sculpture

1974-76 Diploma of Fine Arts, Okanagan University College, Kelowna, BC.

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

1997-98-99 University of Victoria Graduate Fellowship, Art Education.

1993 Award of Excellence, Images and Objects, B.C. Arts Council Exhibition.

1990 People's Choice Award, Victoria Arts Council Exhibition, Victoria, BC.

1980 Helen Pitt Graduate Award.

1975-78 Helen Pitt Scholarship.

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professional

2000-01 Claremont Senior Secondary, Art 9/10, Art 11/12, Information Technology 9/10. University of Victoria ,Teacher  Internship program.

1999 Vanier Senior Secondary , Artist in residence, Art 11/12

1999 Presenter, BC Provincial Art Teachers Conference, Renaissance'99, University of Victoria.

1996 Guest speaker/presenter, West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 40th Anniversary, Managers Conference, Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC.

1995-97 Adult Education, Painting, North Island College, Courtenay, BC.

1980-98 Water colour workshops, Okanagan College, North Island College, Campbell River Art Gallery, Victoria private clubs and arts groups, BC.

 

Volunteer

1991- 95 Denman Island Elementary School, Guest Artist , K- 6 , various demonstrations and school field trips. Denman Island, BC.

1997 Courtenay Junior, Drama 7/8 Stage craft set design and construction for school play, Courtenay, BC.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

1989 "Carmanah, Artistic Visions of an Ancient Rainforest,"

Summer Wild, producer, RainCoast Books. Promotional Poster and Article.

1990 "The Empty Eden" North-West Book Co.Ltd. Mervyn Dykes and Hans Strohhacker. Cover illustrations.

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS EXPEDITIONS

1995 Penfold, Niagara Valleys, Commissioned and Sponsored by West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

1994 Kitlope Valley, Research and Public Awareness Expedition. Sponsors, Equinox magazine, Patagonia, Eco-Trust and The River League. Article by Bart Robinson, associate editor, Equinox Magazine, October issue, 1994.

1990 Robson Bight/Tsitika, East Coast Vancouver Island, Sponsor, Western Canada Wilderness Committee

1989 Carmanah Valley, West Coast Vancouver Island, Sponsor, Western Canada Wilderness Committee.

 

RELEVANT SKILLS

* Multilevel teaching to various age groups and cultural backgrounds.

* Photography, video, drawing, painting, sculpture [ in various media ].

* Computer graphics. QuarkXpress, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Word, Fractal Painter,   ClarisWorks, Web page design.

* Marketing and small business.

* Presentation and display.

* Woodworking , landscape design and construction, house construction and management.

* Writing and research.

* Stage craft [ scenic painter ] IATSE local 891, Permitee Status.

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS

* Outdoor Recreation: Downhill skiing, hiking, canoeing. wilderness survival.

* Sports: Tennis, squash, basketball, volleyball.

* Guitar.

* World Travel: Japan, Phillippinnes, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Tonga , Fiji, Hawaii, California, England, Scotland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Morocco, Canary Islands.

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

1988 Coastal Navigation and boating safety, Power Squadron Certificate.

 

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

1980 -2001 Exhibiting professional visual artist / instructor / juror,

Production of fine art, commercial art.

1999 Set builder/ painter, Stage It Productions , Vancouver, BC.

CBC, Global

1991-96 Home construction and landscape contracting.

1979-87 BC Provincial Parks Ranger [seasonal] .

1974 Professional travelling theatre, actor, musician, stage craft.

 

 

 

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PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITIONS

1998 Group Show, All About Salmon, South Shore Gallery, Sooke, BC.

1998 Pathways, Group Show, Art Education, University of Victoria.

1997 328, Okanagan University College 25th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Kelowna Art Gallery, Curated by Roger Boulet and Montserrat Gonzalez.

1997 Island Artists, Freeman King Nature Centre, Victoria, BC.

1995 Filberg Lodge, Comox, BC, solo.

1995 Freeman King Nature Centre, Victoria, BC. Invitational juried

group show.

1994 Commonwealth Place, Victoria, BC. "Kitlope Visions" solo exhibition.

1994 BC Wilderness Celebration, Robson Square, Vancouver, BC.

1993 "Island Artists" invitational group show, Freeman King Nature Centre, Victoria BC.

1992 "Brandt Festival," group show, Parksville, BC.

1992 "Images and Objects," BC Arts Council juried art show,

Award of Excellence, Vernon, BC.

1992 Filberg Lodge, Comox, BC, solo exhibition.

1991 BC Parks Branch Invitational, Freeman King Centre, Victoria, BC.

1991 Eatons Group Show, Victoria, BC.

1990 Robson Bight/Tsitika, Western Canada Wilderness Committee Touring Exhibition; Vancouver, Buschlen Mowat Gallery; Victoria, Crystal Gardens; Duncan and Courtenay, BC.

1990 Earth Day Group Exhibition, Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC.

1989 "Carmanah - Artistic Visions of an Ancient Rainforest," Victoria, Nanaimo, Duncan, Vancouver.

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1989 Inges Gallery, Whistler, BC, solo exhibition.

1988 Gallery of the Sun, Penticton Public Art Gallery, Penticton, BC,

solo exhibition.

1988 Kelowna Public Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC, solo exhibition.

1988 Topham Brown Gallery, Vernon, BC, solo exhibition.

1987 Grace Gallery, Vancouver, BC, group exhibition.

1986 North Park Studio, Victoria, BC, solo exhibition.

1985 Arts Centre, Vernon, BC, solo exhibition.

1984 North Park Studio, Victoria, BC, "A man's View," group show.

1983 North Park Studio, Victoria, BC, solo exhibition.

1982 Topham Brown Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC, Annual Okanagan Jury Show.

1981 Topham Brown Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC, Annual Okanagan Jury Show.

1980 Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition, Maltwood Gallery and Museum, University of Victoria.

1980 Helen Pitt Graduate Awards Exhibition, Burnaby Public Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC.

COLLECTIONS

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., Vancouver, BC.

West Coast Savings Credit Union, Victoria, BC.

Coast Country Insurance, Courtenay, BC

Fortier Trust, Calgary, Alberta.

Eco-Trust Canada, Vancouver, BC.

Mt. Washington Ski Resort, Courtenay, BC.

Newport Realty, Victoria, BC.

Horne, Cooper Law Firm, Victoria, BC.

Gorman, Burns Law Firm, Calgary, Alberta.

Topham Brown Public Art Gallery

Victoria Conference Centre.