VESNA MAKALE

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education
                      1959 – 1971: Ceramic sculpture training, Edmonton Potters Guild
                      1971 – 1974: Ceramic sculpture, University of Alberta Faculty of Extension
                      1974: Life drawing program, University of Alberta Faculty of Extension
                      1975 – 1979: University of Alberta, Faculty of Fine Arts
                      1979: Received B.F.A. degree, University of Alberta
                      1979 – 1980: Advanced Sculpture, St. Martin’s School of Art, London UK
                      1982: Triangle workshop, Mashomac, New York, led by Sir Anthony Caro
                      1986: Triangle workshop, Mashomac, New York, led by Sir Anthony Caro
                      1988: Hardingham sculpture workshop, Hardingham UK

Teaching
                     Guest lecturer, University of Alberta Faculty of Extension

Awards
                     1967: Alberta Government Award in ceramic sculpture for Montreal Visual Art Exhibition
                     1985: Alberta Culture project grant

Selected Group Exhibitions
                      1996: Edmonton Contemporary Artist’s Society, Edmonton AB
                      1996: Landscape Show, Misericordia Hospital, Edmonton AB
                      1995: Edmonton Contemporary Artist’s Society, Commerce Place, Edmonton AB
                      1995: Sculpture by Invitation, Law Courts, Edmonton AB
                      1995: Ten Sculptors from the Hardingham Workshops 1986 – 1995, Hardingham UK
                      1994: Edmonton Contemporary Artist’s Society, Commerce Place, Edmonton AB
                      1993: Sculpture by Invitation, Law Courts, Edmonton AB
                      1993: Edmonton Contemporary Artist’s Society, City Centre Edmonton, Edmonton AB
                      1992: Sculpture by Invitation, Law Courts, Edmonton AB
                      1991: Art for All, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1991: Sculpture by Invitation, Law Courts, Edmonton AB
                      1990: Sculpture by Invitation, Law Courts, Edmonton AB
                      1990: AFA Travelling Exhibition (TREX), various galleries throughout Alberta
                      1989: Art for All, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1988: Hardingham Sculpture Workshop Exhibition, Hardingham UK
                      1988: Big Things in Small Packages, Touring exhibitions
                      1988: Art for All, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1988: Sculpture by Invitation, Law Courts, Edmonton AB
                      1987: In Touch with Abstract Art, McMullen Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1987: Contemporary Edmonton Art, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1987: Art for All, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB

                      1987: Sculpture by Invitation, Law Courts, Edmonton AB
                      1986: Group Show, The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1986: Edmonton Steel, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1986: Living Nature, Natural Museum of Natural Sciences, Ottawa ON
                      1986: Triangle Workshop Show, Mashomac, NY
                      1986: Atelier Gallery, Vancouver BC
                      1985: The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1985: Grand Forks Gallery, Grand Forks BC
                      1985: Sculpture City, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1985: CNIB Sculpture Invitational, Edmonton AB
                      1984: The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1983: The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1983: Summer Kaleidoscope 83, Sun Life Building, Edmonton AB
                      1983: Summerfest 83, The Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton AB
                      1983: CNIB Sculpture Invitational, Edmonton AB
                      1983: Grand Opening, Martin Gerrard Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1983: Edmonton Steel, Beaver House Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1982: The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1982: Triangle Workshop Show, Mashomac NY
                      1982: Seven Sculptors Studio Exhibition, Edmonton AB
                      1981: The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                      1979: SUB Art Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB

Solo Exhibitions
                     1995: Bronze and Watercolours, The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                     1993: Small Bronzes I-IX, Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton AB
                     1992: Ravine Moods Watercolours, Hilton Gallery, Edmonton AB
                     1990: Gallery on White, Edmonton AB
                     1989: Gallery on White, Edmonton AB
                     1987: The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                     1985: The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                     1983: The Front Gallery, Edmonton AB
                     1983: Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton AB
                     1982: Manhattan Gallery, Edmonton AB
                     1981: Manhattan Gallery, Edmonton AB

Public Collections
                      1995: Alberta Foundation for the Arts

                      1989: Alberta Foundation for the Arts
                      1987: Edmonton Art Gallery
                      1984: Alberta Foundation for the Arts
                      1984: Edmonton Art Gallery
                      1983: Peter Pond Shopping Centre, Fort McMurray AB
                      1982: Stigma Corp. Properties LTD. Toronto ON
                      1981: Red Deer College of Art, Red Deer AB
                      1981: Fort Industries Corp. LTD. Toronto ON
                      1981: Royal Bank Tower, Toronto ON
                      1981: Dycorp LTD. Edmonton AB
                      1981: Alberta Government, Public works & Services, McDougal Centre, Calgary AB