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Curriculum Vitae


for

Laura MacDonald

theshadypencil@hotmail.com

www.theshadypencil.com

 

 

Education

 

2011

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Art with Distinction
University of Regina, Regina, SK.

 

2009

Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies
University of Regina, Regina, SK.

 

 

Awards and Grants

 

2011
Campion College Students' Union Bursary
Dean's List 

 

2010
The Dr. Kenneth McGovern Bursary in the Humanities
Dean's List

 

2008
Saskatchewan Arts Board Premier's Centennial Arts Scholarship 
Kiyomi Annette Shoyama Bursary in Visual Arts  
Gene B. Ciuca Memorial Scholarship 
Academic Silver Scholarship (Dean’s List) 

 

2006
Monsignor Gocki Scholarship (Campion College) 

 

 

Selected Displays, Exhibitions and Performances

 

 

2011-2012

Conjunktion, Regina International Airport, Regina, SK.

 

 

2011
Saskatchewan Star Party, Cypress Hills, SK.

Relay for Life Fundraiser:  Cancer Combatants, Press Box, Regina, SK

Transmittance, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina , SK.
The Little Black Book Project, University of Regina, Regina, SK.
Kanpai Recovery!:  Japan Relief Concert, The Exchange, Regina, SK.
Rock, Paper, Scissors II, Fifth Parallel, Regina SK.

 

 

2010
The Medicine Buddha Mandala
, Fifth Parallel, Regina, SK.
Relay for Life Fundraiser:  Cancer Combatants, Press Box, Regina, SK.
Doors to Imagination, Cathedral Arts Festival, Regina, SK.

    

 

2009
60x60 Canadian Mix
(Collaborative Performance:  Holophone), Bushwakker Pub, Regina, SK.
Annual Gala & Silent Auction, Drake Hall, Regina SK.
 

 

2008
Balancing Voices
(Collaborative Curation), MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK.
Starving Artists, Fifth Parallel, Regina, SK.
Formants (Collaborative Performance), Victoria Park, Regina SK.
 

 

2006
Untitled
(Self-Portrait Photography), Fifth Parallel, Regina, SK.
Figure It Out, Fifth Parallel, Regina SK.
Regina Photography Club, Terrace Building (Research Dr.), Regina, SK. 

 

 

Commissions

 

2010
Campion College, University of Regina, Regina, SK.

             Artist:  Creation of an original artwork for the 2010 Christmas card that was distributed to Campion staff, students and faculty 

 

 

Experience

 

2010-   Present
Fifth Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, Regina, SK.
Executive Member & Installation Officer: 
Responsible for working within the installation team for installation and dismantle of artwork in gallery
 

2005- 2008  Volunteer Sitter: 
Responsible for watching gallery, help inquiring visitors and suggesting ideas

 

 

2009-   Present
Art for Lunch, University of Regina, Regina, SK.
Volunteer:
Responsibilities include weekly postings to an online forum that forecasts upcoming artist talks
 

 

2005-   Present
Audio Visual Services, University of Regina, Regina, SK.
Audio/Visual & Broadcasting Technician:
 
Supporting audio and visual equipment and producing/supporting live interactive
broadcasts over the Saskatchewan Communications Network (SCN)

 

 

2006- 2010
Communications and Technology Services for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Regina, SK.

System Analyst:
Server maintenance, desktop support, broadcasting assistance
of Legislative proceedings, web archiving, website updating

 

2007  Mouse Pad Artistic Designer:
Responsible for artistic design, finalizing layout
and contacting printing companies for final quotations

 

 

2009

BFA Graduation Show (MacKenzie Art Gallery), Regina, SK.
Volunteer:
  Responsibilities include carrying out duties required for opening reception

 

 

2006
Art Gallery of Regina (Neil Balkwell Center), Regina, SK.

Installation:
 Preparatory work for Graphic Visions

 

2005- 2007

Wilfred Hunt RQHR Transitional School (Wascana Rehab Center), Regina SK.
Luncheon Supervisor:  Assisting rehabilitating elementary students in various art activities during lunch  

 

 

 

Other Activities

 

2010- Present
Visual Arts Student Association (VASA), University of Regina, Regina SK.         
Executive Member&Secretary:
  Attending meetings, taking minutes,
providing hand-outs, contributing ideas toward student activities

 

2006-2008  Student Member:
Attending meetings, contributing ideas toward student activities and assisting in organizing funding 

 

 

2010

Canadian Cancer Society:  Relay for Life, Regina, SK.

Participant:  Attending meetings and relay, suggesting ideas
towards team theme.   Creating artwork for fundraiser and designing team logo. 

 

 

 

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