Sara McDonald
Contemporary Canadian Artist

CV

 

 

Education

 

 

 

2012

M.A., (Interdisciplinary), University of British Columbia, Kelowna. 2012.  Thesis topic - Visual Artists living with Intellectual Disabilities

 

2000

B.F.A with distinction (2000), University of British Columbia, Kelowna 2000. Areas of specialty: Printmaking, drawing, painting.

 

1976

Diploma in Fine Arts (Interior Design). Douglas College. Surrey, BC.

Exhibition

 

 

 

Public Galleries

 

2005

Palimpsest.  Alternator Window Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.

 

2004

Sacred Relic. Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar, B.C.

 

2003

Sacred Relic. Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, B.C.

 

2003

Group Printmaker Show.  Campbell River Art Gall., Campbell River

 

2002

Sacred Relic. Shuswap Art Gallery, Salmon Arm, BC

 

2002

Modern Relic.  Summerland Art Gallery, Summerland, B.C

 

2001

Sacred Vernacular.  Lookout Gallery, Regent College (UBC), Van

 

2001

Sacred Vernacular.  Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.

 

2001

Modern Relic.  Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, B.C.

 

2001

Sara Lige.  Maple Ridge Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, B.C.

 

2001

Artropolis. CBC Studios, Vancouver, B.C. 

 

Other

 

 

 

I have been a participating artist in the Ars Longa group in the years 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2012

 

 

Various community arts events and fundraisers

Curatorial

2009

We Are Artists. Collaboration between Cool Arts Society and Kelowna Art Gallery. November 28, 2009  - March 21, 2010.

Teaching

2000 - 2007

Instructor, Continuing Adult Education. Kelowna Art Gallery.

Community

2003 - current

Cool Arts Society. President & Founder, Kelowna, BC. 2003 - current.

 

2011

Arts Educator Award. “Okanagan Arts Awards”/ Arts Council of Central Okanagan

 

2011

Panelist. C3 Creativity, Commerce & Community, Arts & Culture Summit 2011. City of Kelowna.

 

2010

Focus Group Program, “Kelowna’s Cultural Strategic Plan”

 

2007

“Cultural Planning Roundtable”. City of Kelowna