Influenced by nature. . .  illuminated by  flora & fauna of oceans & forests
 

BIO

Kate Brooks-Heinimann received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, in May, 2016, and previously completed her Certificate of Visual Arts at the Vancouver Island School of Art in Victoria, BC. She was awarded a scholarship to Parks Canada’s Art in the Park Artist Residency in August, 2016, and awarded a scholarship to the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts Mentored Studio Residency in July, 2017.  Kate's work has been exhibited throughout British Columbia and Alberta, and she has completed multiple artwork commissions within Canada and the United States. 

Kate lives and creates in Victoria, British Columbia. Her work is influenced by the nature-filled mystical landscapes of the Pacific Northwest Coast and its inhabitants. When not in her studio, Kate spends her time sketching in nature, tending to her plant-filled house and garden, and practicing yoga.

 

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EDUCATION

2016  BFA (Visual Arts), Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
2013  Certificate of Visual Arts, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
 

EXHIBITIONS

2017  (Sept)               Art in the Park Exhibition, Kelowna Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna, BC
2017  (Aug)                Art in the Park Exhibition, Peachland Art Gallery, Peachland, BC
2017  (June)               Art in the Park Exhibition, The Port Moody Arts Centre, Port Moody, BC
2017  (March)            Art in the Park Exhibition, The Akokiniskway Gallery, Rosebud, AB
2016                          Art in the Park Exhibition, Revelstoke Art Gallery, Revelstoke, BC
2016                          Culprit Community Event, Culprit Coffee, Vancouver, BC
2016                          The New Salon Show, The Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
2015                          The Media Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
2015                          Cosmic Catalyst, Vancouver Art and Leisure, Vancouver, BC
2014                          This Time Around, Vancouver Art and Leisure, Vancouver, BC
2013                          Slide Room Gallery, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2009                          LimeLight Youth Arts Festival, Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, Victoria, BC

COMMISSIONED WORK

2016                            Business Commission Trade, Illustration, pen and ink on paper, Sunday Feel Jewelry Co., Winnipeg, MB
2016                            Business Commissions, Head in Hole Boards, acrylic paint on wood, Vines Art Festival, Vancouver, BC
2016                            Business Commission, Poster Illustration (18 x 24 in.), watercolour and ink on paper, Vines Art                                        Festival, Vancouver, BC
2016                            Colouring Book Illustration (8 x 11 in.), ink on paper, Island Blue Print Co. Ltd., Victoria, BC
2016                            Auction Painting (70cm x 65cm),  acrylic on canvas, The Woods Studio Auction, Vancouver, BC
2015                            Business Commissions, Pelvic Girdle, Shoulder and Neck Complex, Anatomical Drawings (18 x 18 in.),
                                    pencil crayon on paper, Mark Finch and Associates, Vancouver, BC

RESIDENCIES / SCHOLARSHIPS / AWARDS

2017                             Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Mentored Studio Residency with Susan Low-Beer, Metchosin, BC
2016                             Art in the Park Residency by Parks Canada and the Revelstoke Art Gallery, Glacier National Park, Revelstoke, BC
2016                             Full scholarship,  Art in the Park Residency, Provided by Parks Canada and Revelstoke Art Gallery, Glacier National Park,                                                      Revelstoke, BC
2016                             Nomination for the BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition, Vancouver, BC

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT / INVOLVEMENT

2018                             Online Auction, Tiny House Warriors Auction for Action
2016                             Paint Performance, Earth Day Eve: Party for the Planet, The Woods Studio, Vancouver, BC
2015                             Job Shadower, Windermere Secondary School, Vancouver, BC (Visual Arts)
2013 - 2014                  Volunteer, Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2013 + 2014                 Volunteer, New Forms Contemporary Art and Electronic Music Festival, Vancouver, BC
2013 + 2014 + 2015     Volunteer, Bass Coast Electronic Music and Art Festival, Merritt, BC