Education:

2015-2017 Masters of Art Education, Concordia University, Montreal, QC (Thesis)

2010-2012 Bachelors of Fine Art, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC (Painting and Drawing) 

2008-2010 Visual Arts Diploma, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB (Painting and Printmaking) 

 

Solo Exhibitions: 

2013 Joan Graves, Lacombe Memorial Center, Lacombe, AB

 

Group Exhibitions:

2012 Artist in Residency Exhibition, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

2012 Selected Works from 2012 Degree Exhibition, TELUS Optic Local Virtual Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2012 The Emily Carr Graduation Show, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC

2010 RDC Visual Art: A Group of Four, Bilton Contemporary Art Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2010 The Red Deer College Student Show: Everyday and the Unexpected, Red Deer Museum, Red Deer, AB

2010 Affairs of the Arts Live Auction, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB 

2009 10th Annual Lacombe Art Exhibit & Sale, Lacombe, AB 

2008 9th Annual Lacombe Art Exhibit & Sale, Lacombe, AB

2007 8th Annual Lacombe Art Exhibit & Sale, Lacombe, AB 

 

Awards:

2011-2012 Mary Catherine Gordan Memorial Scholarship, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC

2010 Arts Recognition Award for Student Art Collection, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

2009 Norma E. McNamara Scholarship, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

 

Publications: 

2012 Joan Graves, Lacombe County News, August 2012, pg.6 

2008 Mackenzie, Richard: Artist Uses Talents to Help Others, The Lacombe Globe, November 2008, pg. A8

2008 Pickett, Heather: Arts Gala a Feast for the Senses, The Lacombe Globe, November 2008, pg. A8

 

Collections: 

2012 Red Deer College Art Collection, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

2011 Lacombe Memorial Center Private Collection, Lacombe Memorial Centre, Lacombe, AB

2010 Red Deer College Art Collection, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

 

Professional Experience:

2018 Sketching with Charcoal, Guest instructor, Lacombe Art Guild, Lacombe, AB

2018 Acrylic on Stretched Canvass, Guest instructor, Lacombe Art Guild, Lacombe, AB

2017 Autumn Pastels, Guest instructor, Lacombe Art Guild, Red Deer, AB

2012 Studio Residency, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

2011-2013 Guest instructor, École J.S. McCormick School, Lacombe, AB

2009 Guest instructor, Bentley School, Bentley, AB

2007 Guest instructor, École Upper Elementary, Lacombe, AB 

 

Commissions: 

2011 Lacombe Memorial Center, Country, Gord Bamford's Charitable Golf Tournament donation piece, Lacombe, AB

2009 École James S McCormick School, Polar Express Mural, Christmas Concert Installation, Lacombe, AB

2008 Elite Bridal Boutique, Santa's Anonymous Donation: Portrait Drawing, Lacombe, AB

© Joan Graves 2019. Images may not be used in any form without prior written permission.

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