ABOUT MIRIAM

Miriam Gil

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EDUCATION

2009  University of British Columbia, B.C., Masters Degree in Art Education

1987    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Professional Development Program, French Immersion Teaching certificate

1986    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Bachelor of Arts, Fine and Performance Arts Minor, French Major
1983    University of Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Certificate in French and French Canadian Studies
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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2005    Ceramic sculpture.  Elsa Naveda Ceramic Studio, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
2003    Painting and photography.  Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
2000    Painting, printmaking and photography.  Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1999    Painting.  Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
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EXHIBITIONS

2015    Arc: Animals in Art. Photo installation. Group show. Galiano Island Public Library. BC. School, Burnaby, BC.

2011    River of Crows. Mural painting. Group project, coordinated by Richard Tetrault. McLean Dr. at Pender St. Vancouver, BC

2009    Fratelli Bakery. Mural painting. Group project, coordinated by Joey Mallet. Vancouver, BC

2008    The Zoo Project. Photographic Exhibit. UBC Faculty of Education, Vancouver, BC

2005    Origins.  Ceramic installation.  Permanent installation for the public Garden of Sculptures of the city of Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

2003    Caution Signs.  Printmaking public installation.  ARTROPOLIS.  Vancouver, B.C.. Group show
Trajectory.  Photographic installation.  The Other Gallery.  Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.  Group show

2001    Enlightenment.  Lamp design exhibit.  The Glass Onion Gallery. Vancouver, B.C.  Group Show

2000    Arts 2000.  Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, B.C.  Group show

Latin-American Encounter.  Mirage Art Gallery.  Vancouver, B.C.  Group show
Human =Animal.  The Other Gallery.  Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.  Group show

1996    The Doll Project.  Community Art Council Gallery.  Vancouver, B.C.  Group show
The Electronic Gallery.  British Columbia Art Teachers Association, Burnaby, B.C.  Group show

1994    Kult-ur.  Mail Art Project.  Federal Republic of Germany.  Group show
The Fence Project.  The Grunt Gallery Vancouver, B.C.  Group show

1993    Residence on Earth.  Artemisia Art Gallery. Vancouver, B.C.  Group show
The Window Art Gallery.  Downtown Improvement Association.  Vancouver, B.C.  Group show
The Frame Show.  Avenue for the Arts Society.  Vancouver, B.C.  Group show

1990    Dream Stages.  Station Street Art Centre.  Vancouver, B.C.  Solo show

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ART EDUCATION: PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR

1999-2007 Art contact for Marlborough, Inman, Morley and Aubrey Elementary Schools, respectively
2005     Steering Committee member for the British Columbia Art Teachers Association Conference, WORK.  Burnaby, B.C.
1998    Founder of the Morley Elementary School Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
1997    Founder of the Inman Elementary School Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
1996    Guest Artist for the Arts in Education Council of B.C.  Burnaby, B.C.
Co-ordinator for the ARTS ALIVE’96 Students’ Art Show for Marlborough School, Burnaby, B.C.
Primary Art Specialist Representative to the Language Development Advisory Council, Burnaby School Board, Burnaby, B,C.
1995     Member of the Steering Committee for the British Columbia Art Teachers Association Conference, BEYOND SYMBOLS.  Burnaby, B.C.
Member of the Art Resources Committee, Burnaby School District,
Burnaby, B.C.
1994    Co-ordinator for the Marlborough School Art Mural project in conjunction with ECOFEST, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, B.C.
Volunteer Art Curator for ARTS ALIVE’94 Students’s Show, in collaboration with the Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
1991    Coordinator for the Mori Art Gallery, Marlborough School,
Burnaby, B.C.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2009    Observation Skills and the Open Minds Program. Co-presenter. BC Teachers Art Conference, Vancouver
2005    Printmaking.  Art workshop.  Aubrey Elementary School, Burnaby, B.C.
2000     Integrating Art and Social Studies.  Art workshop. B.C. Teachers Art Conference, TRANSITIONS 2000,  Delta, B.C.
1999    From a line to Jack Shadbolt.  Teachers Art workshop.  Marlborough School, Burnaby B.C.
1996    Elementary Art Curriculum. Parent Workshop.  Marlborough School, Burnaby, B.C.
1995    Art Appreciation and Wire Sculpture. Teachers Workshops for ART FOCUS.  Burnaby School District, Burnaby, B.C.
Printmaking.  Teachers Workshop. Seaforth Elementary School, Burnaby, B.C.
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SCHOOL GRANTS

2007  Outdoor Mural. Students’ clay tile project with the artist in residence, Louise Bradley, granted by the Burnaby School Board in co-operation with the Parent Advisory Committee.  Aubrey Elementary School, Burnaby,B.C. (presently completing)

2004  Outdoor Installation. Students’ pebble mosaic project with the artist in residence, Len Anderson, granted by Art Smart in collaboration with the Parent Advisory Council.  Marlborough Elementary School, Burnaby, B.C.
2003  Outdoor Installation. Students’ pebble mosaic project with the artist in residence, Len Anderson, granted by Art Smart in collaboration with the Burnaby School Board.  Marlborough Elementary School, Burnaby, B.C.
2002   Indoor Installation. Students’ banner project with the artist in residence, Richard Tétrault, granted by Art Smart in collaboration with the Burnaby School Board and the Parents Advisory Council.  Marlborough Elementary School, Burnaby, B.C.
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PUBLICATIONS
2009    Gil, M. There is More to a Jellyfish than Meets the Eye: Examining the Implications of the Open Minds Program in the Museum Experience. University of British Columbia, BC
2007    Le Sabord Art Magazine.  Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
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Miriam Gil