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                                             CAROL MORRISON

8, Acorn Drive                               Phone:             (902) 860-0101
Oakfield
Nova Scotia                                  E-mail:           carolsfineart@ns.sympatico.ca.
B2T 1B2                                      Web-site:         http://www.carolsfineart.ca
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Education
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.                BFA                                 2005

Other art education: numerous workshops with local artists (John Cook, Marion Silver, Jeannie
Edmunds-Hancock etc), National Symposium of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolor.

Art Exhibitions

2011.
        The Municipality of Colchester Art Show and selection. McCarthy Gallery, Truro.
        The Other Side. Swoon Fine Art, Hammonds Plains, NS.
        Local Landscapes. Gallery 215, Selma.
        Portraits of Injustice. The People’s Place, Antigonish.
        Elizabeth Bishop Art Show. McCarthy Gallery, Truro.
        Nova Scotia Adventures, work by Carol Morrison. (Solo). Swoon Fine Art, Hammonds
         Plains, NS.
        Paris Salon. VANS Regional Group Show. Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS.

2010
    Paintings by Carol Morrison, featuring Cape Breton Scenes. J. Franklin Wright Gallery,
     Port Hawkesbury, NS.
    Pine Grove Park (near Liverpool). (Solo). ADJA Gallery, Liverpool, NS.
        The Shubenacadie Art Connection (encore presentation). Fairbanks Centre, Dartmouth, NS.
        Truro Art Society Members Show. McCarthy Gallery, Truro, NS.
        Halifax Art Map juried exhibition. FRED, NS.
        Portraits of Injustice. (solo). Ralph and Rose Chiodo Harbourside Gallery, Pier 21, Halifax,
         NS.
    19th Annual Acadia Art Exhibition. Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS.
2009
    10th Anniversary “Small Work” exhibit. Craig Gallery, NS.
    The Shubenacadie Art Connection. Four paintings accepted for juried shows at five galleries
     along the Shubenacadie canal, NS.
    Roots. SCA juried show. St John’s Art Centre, NB.
    30th Anniversary Members Juried Show. 14th Palette. Advantage Gallery, Fall River, NS.
     First place in two categories.
    “Flight”. VANS Regional Show. Shearwater Aviation Museum. Dartmouth, NS.
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      The Future of Peace. (Juried Show). UNB Art Centre. NB.
      Four Seasons. (Solo). McCarthy Gallery, Truro, NS.
2008
      “Size Matters” Harvest Gallery, Wolfville, NS.
      Rocks and Sparkling Waters. Scenes of Nova Scotia (Solo). Craig Gallery, Alderney
       Landing, NS.
      Recent Oil Paintings. (Solo). Advantage Frame and Gallery, Fall River, NS.
      Pierscape. Sydney, NS.
      Art Off the Map. FRED Gallery, Halifax, NS.
      Hands Dancing. Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, NS.
      Kermesse Art Gallery – commissioned to provide painting for raffle. IWK Health Centre,
       Halifax, NS.
      Ordinary People. Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2007
    Crossing Borders. (Juried Show). Keenan Center, Lockport, New York.
    Recent Oil Paintings: Landscapes of Nova Scotia. (Solo). Rossignol Cultural Centre.
      Liverpool, NS.
    Society of Canadian Artists 40th National Open Juried Exhibition, Ogilvie, Montreal.
    Featured Artist. Lunenburg Art Gallery, NS.
    Featured Artist. Art Sales and Rental Gallery, Halifax, NS.
    Featured Artist. Maples Gallery, Bedford, NS.
2006.
    Reaching for our Joy. Ballroom Gallery, Inglis St, Halifax, NS.
    Radiance (Juried Show). Art Sales and Rentals Gallery, Hollis Street, Halifax, NS.
    Colour and Rhythm (Solo). Landscape and floral oil paintings. Lunenburg Art Gallery,
      Lunenburg, NS.
    The Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists Annual Open Exhibition (Juried show). Red Deer
      and District Museum and Archives Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta.
2005.
    Paintings in foyers of Neptune Theatre for duration of Christmas production. Halifax, NS.
    Featured artist for the month of September (Solo). Art Pieces Gallery, Bedford, NS.
    Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (Juried show).
    Blaze (Solo). Landscape paintings celebrating Canadian fall. Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, NS.
      (17/21 paintings sold).
2004.
    The Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists Annual Open Exhibition (Juried show). Master's
      Gallery Ltd, Calgary, Alberta.
    Ecce Homo (Final BFA show. Solo, Portraits). Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
    NS artisans booth, "Canada Blooms", Toronto (supported by NS Tourism and Culture).
    Nature and Nurture (Solo). Corridor Gallery, VANS, Halifax, NS.
2003.
    Whitney Pier Festival of the Arts (Juried show). Sydney, Cape Breton, NS.
    Gone Fishing. Landscape paintings. Red Door Art Gallery, Fall River, NS.
    Oil Paintings of Nova Scotia (Solo). Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2002.
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       The Other Side. Dartmouth Heritage Museum, NS.
       By the water. Cultural Federations of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS.
       Requiem for Sydney Steel (Solo) Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
2001.
       Streetscapes (Juried show) Art Sales and Rental Society, Halifax, NS.

Awards.
2008. Creation Grant. Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.
2005. Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. (Award for emerging artist)

Professional Associations.
14th Palette Art Group; CARFAC; Society of Canadian Artists; Visual Arts Nova Scotia; Nova
Scotia Designer Crafts Council, juried member; Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia.

Representation.
Swoon, Hammonds Plains, NS.
Art Sales and Rentals Gallery, Hollis Street, Halifax, NS.
ADJA Gallery, Liverpool, NS.

Collections
Nova Scotia Art Bank (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010)
Central Office of the Canadian Institute for the Blind, Halifax.
Halifax Infirmary.
IWK Health Centre.
Numerous private collections in Canada, the USA and Europe.

Commissions.
Title of Painting.    Collector                                    Date
Joan                  Archie MacDonald, Ottawa                     2011
Floral Garden         Diane Campbell, Halifax                      2010
Biggs and Littles     Kermesse fund-raiser for IWK hospital        2008
Theresa               Archie MacDonald, Ottawa                     2008
Sadie                        “                                     2006
John                         “                                     2006
Stella Maris.         Matthew O’Halloran, New York.                2006

Newspaper, newsletter and magazine articles
Carol Morrison. “From Photograph to Painting”. Bluenose Focus, May 2010.
Elissa Barnard. “Morrison’s exhibit reveals hope in midst of oppression, violence”. The Chronicle
        Herald, March 5, 2010.
Elissa Barnard. “Celebrating Shubie”. The Chronicle Herald, September 19th, 2009.
Elissa Barnard. “Art show really soars”. The Chronicle Herald, May 29th, 2009.
Cathy Von Kintzel. “Morrison explores the four seasons”. The Chronicle Herald, March 11, 2009.
Erin Delorey. “Fours seasons highlight new show”. The Laker, March 2009.
“Carol’s Nova Scotia”. The Chronicle Herald, October 23, 2008.
“Oakfield Artist has show open Oct. 29”. The Laker, November, 2008.
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“An artist finds a unique way to participate in the UA Network”. Amnesty International. Urgent
        Action Network Newsletter Issue 37, Spring 2008.
Elissa Barnard. “Morrison brings outdoor to Lunenburg”. The Chronicle Herald, July 1, 2006.
Marilyn Smulders. "Scientist becomes artist through job retraining". The Daily News, September
        28, 2005.
Elissa Barnard. “At the Galleries”. The Chronicle Herald, September 10th, 2005
Elissa Barnard. "A long, winding road to painting”. The Chronicle Herald, October 5, 2005.
Catherine Schulz MacArthur. "Artists Climb aboard the Train Station gallery". The Chester
        Clipper, September 21, 2004.
Catalogues.
“Roots”. SCA members show. Saint John Arts Centre. 2009.
“The Shubenacadie Art Connection”. 2009.
“Flight”. Shearwater Aviation Museum. 2009.
“4th Annual Crossing Borders: Works by Canadian Artists”. Kenan Center. 2007.
Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists. National Open Portrait Exhibition. 2006
Book.
“From Land and Sea. Nova Scotia’s Contemporary Landscape Artists”. Editor Dee Appleby.
Nimbus Publishing. 2009.

				
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