RYAN SMITHAM by suchenfz

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									RYAN SMITHAM
“dark and light”




EDUCATION

2004 - 2005        University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Education - Majoring in Art Education

2004               University of Lethbridge, Independent Study of Sculptural Design - Instructed by
                   Lethbridge Artist Michael Campbell

2000 - 2003        University of Lethbridge, Bachelor of Fine Arts - Majoring in Visual Art



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007               dark vs. light - Shirley Wynguard Gallery (Bowman Arts Centre), Lethbridge,
                   Alberta

2007               grow – The Stop, Black Diamond, Alberta

2006               change – Vicious Circle, Calgary, Alberta

2005               dichotomy – Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

2004               human creation - Lethbridge City Hall, Community Services Gallery, Lethbridge,
                   Alberta

2004               griduated - Tongue’n’Groove Basement Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta



TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2004               Dan Audet and Ryan Smitham (Symbols) - Gallery Potemkin, Lethbridge, Alberta



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007               Hidden Agenda: The Art of Conspiracy – University of Lethbridge, Galileo Gallery
                   Lethbridge, Alberta

2006               Salon de Refuse, Eh – Gallery Potemkin, Lethbridge, Alberta

2005               Memorabilia – University Of Lethbridge Student’s Union Building, Lethbridge,
                   Alberta (Curated by Michael Campbell and Tanya Sehn)

2005               Art Walk 2005 – 315,6th Street, Lethbridge, Alberta (Potemkin Too Studio
                   Gallery)
2005               Miniatures - Various Names Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
2004             Annual Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition - University of Lethbridg Gallery, Lethbridge,
                 Alberta

2003             Art For Backpacks - 320A - 6th Street, Lethbridge, Alberta

2003             Downtown Lethbridge Perspectives - Bowman Arts Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta
                 (Curated by Suzanne Lint and Darcy Logan)

2003             In Decision - University of Lethbridge PE Annex Building, Lethbridge, Alberta

2003             The University of Lethbridge Annual Juried Student Exhibition - University of
                 Lethbridge Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta (Curated by Jessie Lacyco)



WORK HISTORY

2008 – Present   High School Communication Technology Teacher – Alberta High School of Fine Art,
                 Okotoks, Alberta

2008             Mural Painting Commission – Cougar’s, Turner Valley, Alberta

2007 – 2008      High School Visual Art Teacher – Alberta High School of Fine Art, Okotoks
                 Alberta

2006             Studio Technician/Apprentice – Professional Wood/Metal Studio of Industrial
                 Designer/Master Craftsman Peter Gilligan, Lethbridge, Alberta

2006             Mural Painting Commission – Jesters, Lethbridge, Alberta

2006             Mural Painting Commission – The Slice, Lethbridge, Alberta

2005             Intern Art Teaching – Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, Lethbridge, Alberta

2005             Mural Painting Commission – The Zoo, Lethbridge, Alberta

2005             Intern Art Teaching – Winston Churchill High School, Lethbridge, Alberta

2004 - 2005      Office & Gallery Attendant/Ceramics Technician - Bowman Arts Centre,
                 Lethbridge, Alberta

2003 - 2004      Studio Technician/Foreman - Professional Artist’s Studio of Sculptor Catherine
                 Ross, Lethbridge, Alberta



VOLUNTEER WORK

2005             Volunteer Gallery Technician for Trap/Door Artist Run Centre’s Art Walk
                 Exhibition, Lethbridge City Hall, Lethbridge, Alberta

2004             Volunteer Artist (Mini-golf course design and creation) for Trap\Door Artist
                 Run Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta
2003     Volunteer Artist/Gallery Assistant - Art for Backpacks, Lethbridge Alberta

2003     Volunteer Communications Director - Lethbridge Art Society, Lethbridge,
         Alberta



AWARDS

2004     Project Grant ($1700) - Lethbridge Public Interest Research Group, Lethbridge,
         Alberta

2003     Dean’s List Certificate for Outstanding Academic Achievement -
         University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta

2003     Department of Fine Arts Prize - University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta

2000     Honors Scholarship Admittance (into Fine Arts Department) - University of
         Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta

								
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