Lesley Turner - CV

Victoria BC  CANADA
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Selected Exhibitions
Provinces, Articulation, Fish Creek Library, Calgary AB
Dissent, Portals Gallery, Duncan BC
Dualities Prairie and Pacific, Cre8ery Art Gallery, Winnipeg MB
Forest and Sea and the Place Between, Articulation, Portals Gallery, Duncan BC
Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show, Arbutus Gallery, Duncan BC, Award of Excellence
Connected Heritage, Articulation, New Iceland Heritage Museum, Gimli MB
Current Threads 2019, Vancouver Island Surface Design Assoc, Arbutus Gallery, Duncan BC
WAR: A Personal Response, Articulation, Sidney Museum, Sidney BC
Colour: A Personal Response, Place Des Arts, Coquitlam BC
Eco-Threads, Coast Collective Gallery, Colwood BC
Current Threads 2017, VISDA, Ladysmith WaterfrontGallery, Ladysmith BC
World of Threads Festival 2016, Oakville ON
Edge of the Forest, Surface Design Assoc., 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 the Celebration of International Women’s Day, Vitoria BC
The Salish Sea, Sister Cities, Anacortes WA USA
Edge of the Forst, SDA, Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto ON; John M Parrott Gallery, Bellville ON; Fibre Arts Conference, Woody Point NL
Current Threads 2014, VISDA, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo BC
Articulated Materials: Bridging Waters, Articulation + Material Girls, Galleryon3rd, Watrous SK
Continuum, Sudpfalz, Herxheim, Germany
Articulated Materials: Bridging Waters, Articulation + Material Girls, ArtSea Gallery, Sidney BC; Frazee Gallery, Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John NB; Cre8ery Art Gallery, Winnipeg MB
Continuum, World of Threads Festival, Oakville ON
Diamond in the Rough III, Women’s Art Museum Society of Canada, Calgary AB
BA(Hons) Graduate Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Middlesex University, London UK
Hand to Hand: Works by Teaching Artists, Victoria College of Art, CACGV Gallery, Victoria BC
Articulated Materials: Bridging Waters, Articulation + Material Girls, Horndon-on-the Hill, London UK; Brentwood Gallery, Romford UK; Maeldune Heritage Centre, Meldon UK
Current Threads 11, VISDA, Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, Ladysmith BC
Women of Fibre: Mary Garnham Andrews and Articulation, Whyte Museum, Banff AB
Victoria College of art Faculty Show, Polychrome Gallery, Victoria BC
Narrative Articulations, Articulation, Victoria College of Art, Victoria BC
Urban Textures, Articulation, Mennonite Heritage Centre, Winnipeg MB
Unity and Diversity, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, Korea
Urban Textures, Articulation, McMullen Gallery, Edmonton AB
Loose Threads: Works in Progress, Articulation, Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff AB
Meta Incognita, Articulation, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS
Extraordinary Places, McMullen Gallery, Edmonton AB
Feature Artist, Poplar Art Craft, online gallery
Strut Your Stuff, University Theatre, University of Calgary, Calgary AB
Meta Incognita, Articulation, Banff Summer Festival, The Banff Centre, Banff AB; Southern Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary AB
Just For Fun, Focus On Fibre Art Assoc., Donalda Gallery for the Arts, Donalda AB; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
Alberta Scene, National Arts Centre, Ottawa ON
All About Alberta, Discovery Gallery, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton AB
City+Guilds of London Graduating Exhibition, Calgary AB

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

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