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Lesley Turner

Victoria BC, Canada
Cell: 1 250 858 1754
Email: ravenmade@gmail.com
Website: www.lesleyturnerart.com
Blog: lesleyturner.blogspot.com

SELECTED JURIED AND CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2019
Forest and Sea and the Place Between, Articulation, Portals Gallery, Duncan BC
Connections, VISDA, Cedar Hill Gallery, Victoria BC
Dualities, Cre8ery Gallery, Winnipeg MN
Current Threads 2019, VISDA, Portals Gallery, Duncan BC
Connected Heritage, Articulation, New Icelandic Museum, Gimli MN


2018
WAR: A Personal Response, Articulation, Sidney Museum, Sidney, BC
Current Threads 2018, VISDA, TOSH, Qualicum Beach, BC
Colour: A Personal Response, Place des Arts, Coquitlam BC

2017
Eco-threads. Coast Collective Arts Centre, Victoria BC
Current Threads 2017, VISDA, Waterfront Gallery, Ladysmith BC
Colour: A Personal Response, ArtSea Gallery, Sidney BC

2016
Edge of the Forest, SDA, Fish Creek Community Library, Calgary AB; Coast Collective Arts Centre, Victoria BC; Fibreworks Gallery, Sunshine Coast BC  
Women Hold up Half the Sky: An Exhibition in Celebration of International Women’s Day, The Bay Centre, Victoria BC
2015
Salish Sea, Sister Cities, Anacortes WA
Edge of the Forest, SDA, Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Art Square Gallery, Toronto ON; John M. Parrot Gallery,  Belleville ON; Fibre Arts 2015 Conference, Woody Point NL
2014
Current Threads 2014, VISDA, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo BC
Small Expressions, Tulista Gallery, Sidney BC
Articulated Materials: Bridging Waters, Articulation, Gallery on 3rd, Watrous SK

2013
Continuum, Sudpfalz, Herxheim, Germany  
Mark Makers, Victoria College of Art, Victoria BC
Articulated Materials: Bridging Waters, Cre8ery, Winnipeg MN
Mark Makers, Victoria College of Art, Victoria BC
Current Threads 2013, Metchosin Art Gallery, Metchosin BC

2012
Continuum, World of Threads Festival, Oakville ON
BA (Hons) Graduate Exhibition, Middlesex University, London UK
Hand to Hand: Works by Teaching Artists, CACGV Gallery, Victoria BC
Articulated Materials: Bridging Waters, Brentwood Gallery, Maeldune Heritage Centre UK
Current Threads III, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria BC
Women of Fibre: Mary Garnham Andrews and Articulation, Whyte Museum, Banff AB  

2011
Current Threads 11, Waterfront Gallery, Ladysmith BC
Outlook, CACGV Gallery, Victoria BC

2010
Victoria College of Art Faculty Show, Polychrome, Victoria BC
Narrative Articulations, Victoria College of Art, Victoria BC
Current Threads 2010, Waterfront Gallery, Ladysmith BC
Winds of Inspiration, Quilt Canada 2010, Calgary AB

2011
Urban Textures, Mennonite Heritage Gallery, Winnipeg MB
Unity and Diversity, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, Korea
Unity and Diversity, Discovery Gallery, Edmonton AB
Urban Textures, McMullen Gallery, Edmonton AB
Loose Threads: Works in Progress, Other Gallery, Banff Centre, Banff AB
No More White Walls, Other Gallery, Banff Centre, Banff AB
I’ll Show You Mine, If You Show Me Yours, University Theatre, Calgary AB 
 
2008
ExtraOrdinary Places, McMullen Gallery, Edmonton AB
Meta Incognita, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS

2007
Strut Your Stuff, University Theatre, Calgary AB 
Meta Incognita, Banff Centre, Banff AB
Meta Incognita, Southern Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary AB

2006
Just For Fun, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
LINKS, fibreEssence Gallery, Vancouver BC

2005
LINKS, Discovery Gallery, Edmonton AB  
Alberta Scene, National Arts Centre, Ottawa ON
Alberta Badlands – Fibre Impressions, The Station Cultural Centre, Okotoks AB
All About Alberta, Discovery Gallery, Edmonton AB

2004
Healing Through Fibre Art, Discovery Gallery, Edmonton AB
Healing Through Fibre Art, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB

ORGANISATIONS
Articulation Textile Group
Craft Council of British Columbia
Greater Victoria Arts Council
Studio Art Quilt Associates
Surface Design Association
Textile Society of America
Women’s Art Museum Society of Canada

EDUCATION
2014 Ecological Landscape Design, Gaia College, Royal Roads University, Victoria BC
2012 BA (Hons) 1st class, Embroidered Textiles, Middlesex University, UK
2007 Certificate in Visual Design, University of Calgary, Calgary
2004 Level 3 Certificate in Design and Craft (Embroidery and Design), City and Guilds of London Institute
2002 Level I Certificate in Design and Craft (Machine Embroidery), City and Guilds of London Institute
1998 Master Knitter of Canada
1978 New Zealand Teaching Diploma, NZ
1975 BA Geomorphology, University of Otago, NZ

RESIDENCIES
2014 ArtSea Festival, Sidney BC
2009 The Banff Centre, Banff AB
2008 Leighton Artist Colony, The Banff Centre, Banff AB

TEACHING
Fine Art Textiles, Head of Department, Victoria College of Art, Victoria BC
Calgary Academy, Calgary AB
McMullen Gallery, Edmonton AB
Calgary Guild of Needle and Fibre Arts, Calgary AB
Fibre Hut, Calgary AB