EDUCATION

University of Manitoba – Bachelor of Fine Arts – ongoing
University of Winnipeg – Bachelor of Science
University of Manitoba – Manitoba Teaching Certificate 
University of Manitoba – Human Resource Management Certificate

Stuart Parkes Forensics – Certificate in Composite Drawing for Law Enforcement
Watercolour studies with Alvaro Castagnet, Jean Haines, John Lovett.
                                           Ken Hosmer, Janet Rogers

 

EXHIBITS 

2019 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Juried Art Show, Meeker, CO
2019 Manitoba Society of Artists Eagleridge Gallery Exhibit, Winnipeg, MB
2019 Manitoba Society of Artists 87th Juried Show, Winnipeg, MB
2019 Smallworks Federation of Canadian Artists Juried Show, Vancouver, BC
2019 Solo Exhibit Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB
2019 ‘Oh Canada’ Federation of Canadian Artists Juried Show, Vancouver, BC
2019 ‘Landscapes’ Federation of Canadian Artists Juried Show, Vancouver, BC
2019 ‘Dance Like Nobody’s Watching’ solo show, Pulse Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
2018 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Juried Art Show, Meeker CO
2018 ‘Impressionism vs Realism’, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
2018 Manitoba Art Expo, Winnipeg, MB
2018 Manitoba Society of Artists 86th Show, Winnipeg, MB
2017 Society of Canadian Artists Online Show
2017 ’43   Horses Enduring Spirits’, Cre8ery Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
2017 Meeker Sheepdog Championship Art Show, Meeker, CO, USA
2017 Knights of Columbus Artarama, Winnipeg, MB
2017 Manitoba Art Expo, Winnipeg, MB
2017 Manitoba Society of Artists Juried 85th Show, Winnipeg, MB
2016 ‘Home’, Federation of Canadian Artists Juried Online Exhibit
2016 ‘Canada’ Federation of Canadian Artists Juried Show, Vancouver, BC
2016 Solo show, Fleet Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
2016 Great West Life Art Exhibit, Winnipeg, MB
2016 Manitoba Art Expo, Winnipeg, MB
2016 Red River Exhibition Art Show, Winnipeg, MB
2016 Meeker Sheepdog Championship Art Show, Meeker, CO, USA
2016 Manitoba Society of Artists Open Juried Show, Winnipeg, MB
2015 St James Art Club Open Juried Show, Winnipeg, MB
2015 Urban Art Gallery Competition, Winnipeg, MB
2015 Meeker Sheepdog Championship Art Competition, Meeker, CO, USA
2014 Manitoba Society of Artists Open Juried Show, Winnipeg, MB
2014 Manitoba Art Expo, Winnipeg, MB
2013 St James Art Club Open Juried Show, Winnipeg, MB
2013 Meeker Sheepdog Championship Art Show, Meeker, CO, USA
2013 Manitoba Art Expo, Winnipeg, MB
2012 ‘It’s Raining Cats and Dogs’ Juried Art Show, Wayne, PA, USA
2012 Great West Life Art Exhibit, Winnipeg, MB
2012 Manitoba Society of Artists Show, Winnipeg, MB
2012 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trial Juried Show, Meeker, CO, USA
2010 Red River Exhibition Juried Art Extravaganza, Winnipeg, MB
2006 Solo Show Wasagaming Community Arts, Clear Lake, MB
1998 St James Art Club Juried Exhibition
1994 ‘Manitoba Moods’ Wasagaming Arts Gallery, Clear Lake, MB
1992 Solo Show, Eaton’s Gallery of Fine Art, Winnipeg, MB

 

AWARDS

2018                2nd Place, Meeker Classic Sheepdog Art Competition, Meeker, CO, USA
2017                Best in Show, 43 Horses Enduring Spirits Show, Winnipeg, MB
2016                Children’s Choice, Meeker Classic Sheepdog Competition, Meeker, CO, USA
2016                2nd Place, Professional Division, Red River Exhibition, Winnipeg, MB
2015                Best in Show, Meeker Classic Sheepdog Art Show, Meeker, CO, USA
2015                Best in Show, St James Art Club Open Juried Show, Winnipeg, MB
2015                Originality Award, St James Art Club Open Juried Show, Winnipeg, MB
2015                Winner Urban Downtown Winnipeg Art Competition (2 display windows)
2013                Best in Show, St James Art Club Open Juried Show, Winnipeg, MB

PUBLICATIONS

2017              ‘Artistic Impressions’, The World of Interiors, Condé Nast Publications Ltd, Vogue                          House, Hanover Square, London, UK
2017               Featured Artist, Artsy Shark, Cape Haze, Florida, USA
2016               Imago Mundi Project, Luciano Benetton Collection, Treviso, Italy
2015               Galleries West, 301-690 Princeton Way SW, Calgary, AB T2P 5J9
2014               Pulse of the Prairies Journal, Pulse Gallery, Johnson Terminal, Winnipeg, MB

PAST AND PRESENT REPRESENTATION

Pulse Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary, AB
Warehouse Artworks, Winnipeg, MB
Wasagaming Community Arts, Clear Lake, MB
Birchwood Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
Smith Gallery of Fine Art, Winnipeg, MB
Eaton’s Gallery of Fine Art, Winnipeg, MB

BEST IN SHOW – ‘Braun and Beauty’ by Leslie Franklin

Leslie Franklin displaying her page in the Imago Mundi publication.