CV

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Education

2007 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University; Bachelor of Fine Art, Halifax, NS, Canada
Exhibitions

Solo

2017 FEATHERS, Studio 21, Halifax, NS
2015 En faisant, HERMES Gallery, Halifax, NS
2013 Farm collapsing (Ferme s’écroulant) I & II, NNEX Gallery, Fredericton, NB
In time’s furrows
, Queen Street Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2012 Field Work, Line Gallery, North Bay, ON, Canada
2011 The Archive: 2007-2010, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS, Canada
2010 The Archive, Gallery Vertigo, Vernon, BC, Canada
Housescape, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC
The old highway, Mym Gallery, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada
The Archive, Main Gallery ARTsPLACE
2008 figurative work, Mym Gallery, ARTsPLACE
2007 Plank Road, Chapel Gallery, ARTsPLACE
Some of what follows I lived and some was told to me, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada

Selected Group

2016 Holiday Gilt, HERMES, Halifax
2015 There and back again, HERMES Halifax
Holiday Sparkles, HERMES, Halifax
2014 Holiday Madness, HERMES, Halifax
2013 Katie Belcher and Charley Young, Studio 21, Halifax, NS
Bodega Nights: Can Serrat Artists Residency Group Show
, Can Serrat International Art Center, El Bruc, Spain
2011 Can Serrat Artists Residency Group Show, Can Serrat International Art Center, El Bruc, Spain
2008 Aura/Aurora, project with David Dahms, Stefan Hancherow and Suzanne Swannie, MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
2007 Here it is: Graduate Exhibition 2007, Anna Leonowens Gallery
Off the Wall, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
2005 Think, Build, Draw, Dalhousie University Architecture, Halifax, NS
Collections

Nova Scotia Art Bank, Halifax, NS, Canada
Can Serrat International Art Center, El Bruc, Spain
Line Gallery, North Bay, ON, Canada
The Ottawa Stilt Union, Ottawa, ON, Canada
and private collections

Residencies

Residencies, Awards and Grants

2015 Lunenburg School of the Arts, Lunenburg, NS (March)
2014 White Rabbit Open Air Arts Project, Upper Economy, Nova Scotia (Aug)
Shortlisted for the Canadian Society for Civil Engineers Emerging Artist Competition
2013 Can Serrat International Art Center residency/workstudy, El Bruc, Spain (May-Aug)
Creation Grant, Arts Nova Scotia
DRAWinternational
residency, Caylus, France (Feb-Apr)
2012 Canada Council for the Arts International Residencies Program in Visual Arts at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France (Sep-Dec)
2011 Can Serrat International Art Center residency, El Bruc, Spain (Oct)
2010 VANS-in-Residence, Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS), Yarmouth County Museum and Archives, Yarmouth, NS, Canada (Sep/Oct)
Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
Creation Grant, Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture and Heritage (NSTCH)
Presentation Grant, NSTCH
Travel Bursary, Canadian Museums Association
2009 Impromptu residency, MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (Jun)
2007 Portia White Protégé Artist-in-Residence, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada (May-Nov)
Professional

Curatorial and Professional Experience

Presently Director, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
President of the Board of the Association of Artist-run Centres from the Atlantic (since 2015)
Treasurer of the Board of the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference
Artist Member, HERMES Co-operative Gallery, Halifax, NS
Past Curator, Soft, with Ingrid Jenkner MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (2012)
Curator, Dirt, Detritus and Vermin, with Ingrid Jenkner MSVU Art Gallery (2011)
Curator, Beneath the Surface, with Ingrid Jenkner MSVU Art Gallery (2010)
Curator, Somewhere along the line, with Ingrid Jenkner MSVU Art Gallery (2009)
Program Coordinator, MSVU Art Gallery (2008 to 2012)
Registrarial Assistant, MSVU Art Gallery (2008)
Treasurer of the Board of the Association of Artist-run Centres from the Atlantic (2014)
Board of Visual Arts Nova Scotia (Secretary 2008-9, President 2009-14, Past-President 2013)
Editorial committee member, Visual Arts News (to 2015)
Various contracts as writer, editor (2009 to 2013)
Staff, Annapolis Region Community Arts Council, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada (2007-8)
Training

Additional Education

2010 Financial Management for the Arts, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Extended Studies, Halifax, NS, Canada
Tax Preparation for Artists, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
Presentation

2017 Grant Writing, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
Grant Writing, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Inverness, NS
2016 Grant Writing, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Sydney, NS,
Grant Writing, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Luneburg, NS
2015 Drawing a Gesture, Mahone Bay Centre, Mahone Bay, NS
Grant Writing, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax
Artist’s Talk, Lunenburg School of the Arts, Lunenburg, NS
Presentation, Canada’s Art Scene, Canadian Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
2014 Round table participant Artists as Arts Administrators IMAA Tidal Force conference, Halifax, NS
Panelist, Putting a Puzzle together with Round Edges: Collaborations, APAGA/AGAPA, Charlottetown, PE
Panelist, Art Evicted?, Art and Activism, Bloomfield Centre, Halifax, NS
Panelist, After School Special, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
Artist’s talk, Farm collapsing, Connexion ARC, Fredericton, NB
2013 Artist’s talk, International Residencies, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS
Workshop, Artist Residencies, Visual Arts Nova Scotia Fall Workshop Series, ARCAC (Annapolis Royal, NS), VANS (Halifax, NS)
Bilingual artist’s talk, DRAWInternational, Caylus, France
Artist’s talk, In time’s furrows, Queen Street Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2012 Artist’s peer-to-peer presentation, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
Lecture, Artist as researcher, MSVU Nutrition “Research Methods”, Halifax, NS, Canada
2011 Instructor, Perspective Drawing for Architecture, NSCAD Extended Studies, Port Campus, Halifax, NS
Lectures, What Makes it a Drawing? | She Draws | The Ecology of the Contemporary Art Community in NS, Keshan Goodman Library, Halifax, NS
Panelist, “Artist’s Fees”, Canadian Artist’s Representation /front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) AGM, Halifax, NS
Artist’s talk, The Archive: 2007-2010, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS, Canada
2010 Instructor, workshops with Grade 12 and 12 IB students, “Observational drawing, in reverse” YCM High School, Yarmouth, NS
Drawing lecture/workshop, MSVU Bed “Aesthetics and Experience” Halifax, NS
Artist’s talk, Yarmouth County Museum and Archives, Yarmouth, NS
Artist’s talk, The Archive, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada
Artist’s talk, Housescape, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC, Canada
2009 Panelist, “Making a Living as an Artist”, VANS AGM, Annapolis Royal, NS
2007 Artist’s talk, Plank Road, ARTsPLACE
Texts

Authored Texts

2014 “Melanie Colosimo’s Midpoint at Parentheses” Visual Arts News vol. 36 no. 1
2012 “Truth to Materials: Emily Davidson’s Activate, Educate, Organise at The Khyber” Visual Arts News, vol. 24 no. 2: September.
Soft, Introduction and catalogue text, June.
“Material World at AGNS Visual Arts News, vol. 34 no. 1: 25-6
2011 “Ornament and Grime” Dirt, Detritus and Vermin catalogue essay, MSVU Art Gallery, June
“Rudolf Henningar’s Work” exhibition catalogue, May
“In Remembrance of Mary Sparling” Visual Arts News, vol. 33 no. 1: 8
“Drawing on the Edge: Betty Goodwin’s Darkness and Memory, Dalhousie Art Gallery” Visual Arts News, vol. 33 no. 1: 6-7
“Body Conscious: Kristin Ivey’s Circus Organum, ARTsPLACE and What Remains, Confederation Centre Art Gallery” Visual Arts News, vol. 32 no. 3: 2-3
2010 Beneath the Surface exhibition catalogue texts, MSVU Art Gallery, October 2010
“House of Tricks: David Hoffos’ Scenes from the House Dream, AGNS” Visual Arts News, vol. 32 no. 1: 2-4
“A New Perspective: David R. Harper’s Atlas, Acadia University Art Gallery” Visual Arts News, vol. 32 no. 1: 17-18
“The Mechanics of Life: Jean Pierre Gauthier’s Machines at Play, AGNS” Visual Arts News, vol. 32 no. 1: 10-12
2009 “Drawing in the Expanded Field” Somewhere along the line catalogue essay, MSVU Art Gallery, October: 7-9
“Observing the Urban: Steve Higgins’ All things considered: thoughts on cities and history, war and peace, Confederation Centre Art Gallery” Visual Arts News, vol. 31 no. 2: 4-5
“Sheltered Landscape” Rural Shelter, Julie Adamson Miller catalogue essay, ARTsPLACE, June: 1-2
“Living the Good Life: back-to-the-land artists in Nova Scotia, then and now” Visual Arts News, vol. 31 no.1: 2-6
“Language Breakdown: Lynn Rotin’s Broken English and Other Languages, Craig Gallery” Visual Arts News, vol. 31 no.1: 21-22
2008 “Town Hall: Heather Keeling and Kristina Vermeulen at the NSCAD Lunenburg Studios” Visual Arts News, vol. 30 no.3: 33-36
“Colourful Language: Dee Gibson’s For Thought is a Bird of Space at ARTsPLACE” Visual Arts News, vol. 30 no. 2: 2-4
“Video Star: Stéphanie Chabot’s Ghosts and Their Children at ARTsPLACE” Visual Arts News, vol. 30 no. 1: 20-22.
Bibliography

2015 Daniel Higham, “Katie Belcher and Andrew Maize at HERMES Gallery Akimblog, 28 April
2014 Leah Sandals, “9 Thoughts on Running a Gallery—Without a Gallery Space” Canadian Art online, 6 August 2014
Jade Nauss, “Halifax’s Art Problem” The Coast, 13-19 March 2014: 26
Eryn Foster, “Current Conditions and Forecasts Q & A: Eryn Foster interviews Katie Belcher” Visual Arts News, vol. 35 no.3: 27-29
2013 Le téléjournal Acadie, Radio-Canada, 2 September, 23:57-25:51 online clip.
Elissa Barnard, “At the Galleries: Show depicts nature of existence,” The Chronicle Herald, 7 September 2013.
Margaret Woods, “Katie Belcher in-situ,” 2BHB, 10 May 2013
Lizzy Hill, “Art Residencies in Canada: Making the Impossible Possible,” Magazine, National Gallery of Canada, 24 April 2013.
Louise Younger, “The Ephemerality of the Sublime Experience,” Critical Bastards, issue 9, 16 April 2013.
2012 Lizzy Hill, “Visual Arts, SoftThe Coast, Hot Summer Guide, 21 June.
Adams, Trevor J., “Hot Dates, New Exhibitions” Where Halifax, June: 16
“Soft” The Coast, Sure Thing, June 2012.
Olga Milosevich interviewed Katie Belcher for Soft on CBC Connections, May 2012.
Hickey, Gloria, Call for papers, “Dirty, Democratic and Exquisite,” craft panel, University Art Association of Canada Conference, Concordia University, November 2012, citing and illustrating Dirt, Detritus and Vermin, 22 April.
2011 Lizzy Hill, “Editorial: Art Underground” Visual Arts News, vol. 33 no. 2: 5
Audrey Nicoll, “Lost in the Garden: Two Unlikely Twists on Craft Culture” Visual Arts News, vol. 33 no. 2: 7-8
Olga Milosevich interviewed Katie Belcher for Dirt, Detritus and Vermin on CBC Connections, June 2011
Laura Kenins, “Laura Kenins in Halifax:…Dirt, Detritus and Vermin at MSVU Art Gallery…” Akimblog, 7 June
Allison Saunders, “Good dirt: Dirt, Detritus and Vermin finds the beautiful details in degenerate objects.” The Coast, 26 May
Elissa Barnard, “…Belcher evokes elegiac feeling” The Chronicle Herald, 27 January
2010 Allison Saunders, “Katie Belcher Dreams Big” The Coast, 30 December
Profile, Eastlink Magazine, 31 October, re-aired as “best of 2010”, 2 January
“One artist, two spaces” Vernon Morning Star, 25 May
“Lots to ponder at Vernon art gallery” Vernon Morning Star, 18 May
Sophie Pilipczuk, “The Archive” catalogue essay, ARTsPLACE, 4 April to 9 May: 1-2
Laura Kenins, “Drawing the Line, Somewhere along the line at MSVU Art Gallery” Visual Arts News, vol. 31 no. 3: 34-35
2009 Laura Kenins, “Night Walker…” Visual Arts News, vol. 30 No. 3: 15-17.
Sean Flinn, “Somewhere Along the Line” The Coast, 15 October
2008 Audrey Nicoll, “Hometown: Katie Belcher, Plank Road and the ARCAC Artist-in- Residence” Visual Arts News, vol. 30 no. 1: 16-18.
Wayne Boucher, “Environment Week: French Basin Trail in Annapolis Royal” Visual Arts News, vol. 29 no. 3: 28
2007 Carolyn Sloan, “The Beauty of Imperfect Memory” Annapolis County Spectator, October
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