Curriculum Vitae


Education

2017 -  Master of Fine Arts - University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2010 -  Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction - Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
2007 - University Transfer, Fine Arts - Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, AB


Solo Exhibitions

2017
- tender waves make the softest gestures, Jarvis Hall Gallery, Calgary
- to be and nearly without, Thesis Exhibition, Y+ Contemporary, Scarborough, ON
2016
The State of a Small Sky, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph
2016-2017
- something now as different than before, The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie & Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition, various venues throughout Northwestern Alberta
2015  
Fallout, Ledge Gallery, EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts, Calgary
Upshot, Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary
2013  
Place for Space, Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary
- Open Spaces: Window to a View, LRT Platform, City of Calgary Public Art Program, Calgary
2012  
ETCETERA, Untitled Art Society, Calgary
2010
Cake Space, LRT Space, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary
2009
Untitled Title for Untitled Work, Wallor Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
Dropping Like Flies, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
- NO FRILLS, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto
- Young Canadian Paintings, Idea Exchange Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge ON
What’s Next / Group Show, Jarvis Hall Gallery, Calgary
2016
- Prattle Combat, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph
Summer Mixer, Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary
- The Third Thing, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph
2015  
- Hard Rest, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph
- Sought, Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary
LOT: Lack of Transmission, Toronto
2014  
Adorned, Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary
2013  
+one, Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary
1912/2012 MADE IN ALBERTA PART 1, Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, Calgary
2013 Alberta Biennial: The News from Here, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
2012
Gathering, Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary
Encana: The Bow Emerging Artist Project, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
2011  
- PHASE SIX, Untitled Art Society Main Space & The New Gallery +15 Window, Calgary
Hereby Magpie, Collaboration with Ann Thrale Stride Gallery, Project Room, Calgary
2010  
Grad Show 2010, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary
ELECTROTEERS, Ivan Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
VOLCANO, Ant Hill Fabrics, Calgary
Phase Three, 371 Gallery and Wallor Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
Unplugged, Ivan Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
2009
Phase Two, 371 Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
Ordinary Goats, 371 Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
2008
Alberta College of Art and Design Show and Sale, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
2007
White Box, The Glass Gallery, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie
Interpretations, The Glass Gallery, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie
Art Cards by GPRC Fine Arts, The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie
2006
Moose Project, The Glass Gallery, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie
Reflections, The Glass Gallery, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie
The Button Project, The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie


Residencies

2017 - Elmo's House Artist Residency, Batan, Aklan, Philippines


Collections

  • Alberta Foundation for the Arts Public Art Collection
  • Bucci Developments Ltd. 
  • Cadillac Fairview Corporation
  • Cenovus Energy Inc.
  • Enbridge Inc.
  • Encana Corporation
  • Fidelity Investments
  • McMillan LLP.
  • Private collections

Bibliography

Nancy Tousley, 2013 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art - The News From Here Art Gallery of Alberta publication, 2013.

Mireille Perron, “Having Your Fresh Bread and Eating it too." Phase Six: a project in collective identity through progressive collaboration FRESH BREAD No. 2, The Bakery Artist Collective, 2011. 

Sarah Malik, "Magpie: The Bird We Love to Hate", Stride Gallery Catalogue 2010/2011, Stride Art Gallery Association, June 2011. This essay was produced in tandem with the exhibition Hereby Magpie. It was later published in the annual programming catalogue.

Marcus Jackson, “Painting with the Bee Keeper: An Interview with Larissa Tiggelers” Blend Magazine (Peer Reviewed Undergraduate Publication), Alberta College of Art + Design Student’s Association, April 2010.


Awards, Grants and Scholarships

2017
- Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant, Alberta Foundation for the Art
2016
- College of Arts Graduate Research and Travel Award (Ottawa), University of Guelph
- Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canadian Graduate Scholarship, SSHRC Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
College of Arts Graduate Research and Travel Award (New York), University of Guelph
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Province of Ontario & University of Guelph (respectfully declined reception of funds)
2015
- Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant, Alberta Foundation for the Arts
- Tony Scherman Graduate Scholarship, School of Fine Arts and Music, University of Guelph
- Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarship, School of Fine Arts and Music, University of Guelph
- College of Arts Scholarship, School of Fine Arts and Music, University of Guelph
- Dean’s Materials Bursary, School of Fine Arts and Music, University of Guelph
2014  
- 2014 Alumni Horizon Award, 2014 Alumni Awards , Alberta College of Art + Design
2010  
- BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition Nominee
- Board of Governors Nominee, Alberta College of Art + Design
2009  
- Delwyn Darling Memorial Bursary, Awarded by Alberta College of Art + Design
2008  
- Jason Lang Scholarship, Awarded by the province of Alberta
-  President’s Honour Roll, Alberta College of Art + Design
2007  
- Dean’s List, Grande Prairie Regional College
- Jason Lang Scholarship, Province of Alberta
- Art Card Project Award - Best in Show, Department of Fine Arts, Grande Prairie Regional College
- Laurence Decor Award for Student Leadership, Province of Alberta
- Eric Bask Memorial Bursary, Grande Prairie Regional College
2006  
- Jason Lang Scholarship, Province of Alberta
- Evy Newton McBryan Memorial Award, Department of Fine Arts, Grande Prairie Regional College
- Euphemia McNaught Award in Art, Department of Fine Arts, Grande Prairie Regional College


Artist Talks, Lectures and Publications

2016
- SART 4750, Specialized Studio Practice I, University of Guelph
- SART 1050, Foundations Studio, University of Guelph
2015
- FINA 450, Critical Studio Studies, Alberta College of Art + Design
- Stride Gallery Catalogue 2013-2014, Forward Author, published by Stride Gallery (2014), Calgary
2014
- Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Fine Art Department, Grande Prairie Regional College
2012
- Painting 222: Painting in Context, Alberta College of Art + Design


Professional Experience

2015/2017
- School of Fine Art and Music Visiting Artist Program Graduate Service Assistantship - University of Guelph, Guelph
2013-2015
- Director - Stride Art Gallery Association, Artist-run Centre, Calgary
2013-2011
- Assistant Director - Stride Art Gallery Association, Artist-run Centre, Calgary
2010
- Engagement Coordinator - TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary, Artist-run Centre, Calgary
2010-2009  
- Show and Sale Coordinator - Alberta College of Art + Design Students’ Association, Calgary


Selected Professional Service

Ongoing volunteer for not-for-profit galleries.
Ongoing donations of artwork to not-for-profit and public gallery auction fundraisers.
2013-2015 - Vice President of the Alberta Association of Artist-run Centres.