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LES THOMAS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2008 Beare, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver

2008 Canada House Gallery, Banff, AB

2007 Arrested Images, Udell Contemporary, Calgary

2006 Canada House Gallery, Banff, AB

2003 Canada House Gallery, Banff, AB

2001 Bilder Galleries Due, Bochum, Germany

2000 Photoshop Paintings, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver

1998 Recent Paintings, Masters Gallery, Vancouver

1996 Illuminated by Colour, Medicine Hat Museum & Art Gallery, Medicine Hat

1995 Recent Landscapes, Front Gallery, Edmonton

1994 Still Life Paintings, Front Gallery, Edmonton

1993 Singular Adventures, GSL Galleries, London, England

1992 Paint-ings by…, Alberta House, London, England

1992 English Landscapes, Front Gallery, Edmonton

1991 Small Paintings, Front Gallery, Edmonton

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2005 “Best of the best”, Canada House Gallery, Banff, AB

2004 “Art Blooms”, Canada House Gallery, Banff, AB

2000 Canadian Survey, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver

1999 Three Young Artists, Masters Gallery, Calgary

1999 Eat the Music, The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary

1998 Nineteen-Ninety-Eight, Nickel Arts Museum, Calgary (Juried)

1997 Neoteric, Beaver House, Edmonton (Juried: AFA Collection)

1997 Paint-ings, Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, Alberta (Juried)

1996 Face to Face, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver

1996 ECAS Annual Exhibition, Strathcona Arts Centre, Edmonton (Juried)

1996 Still Life, McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton (Juried)

1995 40 Degrees Celsius, Commerce Place Gallery, Edmonton (Juried)

1995 Introducing… The Glenbow Museum and Art Gallery, Calgary

1993 Four Young Painters, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver

1991 Real Life: Observed, Harcourt House Art Gallery, Edmonton

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

2000-1 Contributor of Art Review: Calgary Strait (Independent Arts Newspaper: Calgary)

1998-9 Full-time Sabbatical Replacement: Painting, Drawing, Fundamentals, Augustana Univeristy College,                   Camrose, Alberta

1997-8 Graduate Teaching Assistant: Senior Level Painting and Open Studio, Univeristy of Calgary, Alberta

            Graduate Teaching Assistant: Art Theory and Criticism, University of Calgary, Alberta

 

AWARDS

 

2000-2001 Alberta Foundation for Arts Project Grant

1999-2000 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant

1999 Canada Council Travel Grant

1999 College Art Association: Travel Grant (Los Angeles, California)

1998-1999 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant

1998 Governor General’s Gold Medal Award: Nominee (University of Calgary)

1996-1997 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant

1996 Dean’s Special Entrance Scholarship (University of Calgary)

1994-1995 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Projects Grant

1992-1993 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Projects Grant

1992 Winspear Education Development Scholarship

1991 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travel Grant

1991 British Council Grant (Slade School of Fine Art)

1990 Florence Adison Scholarship: Painting (University of Alberta)

1990 Alberta Heritage Scholarship: Painting (University of Alberta)

1989 Seven Arts Club Award: Painting (University of Alberta)

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2004 Connoly, Dayna. “New Work a Must See”. April 21.

2001 “Rote Flamingo und viel Wachs: Les Thomas stellt in der Galerie Due aus”, WAZ, May 19.

 

PUBLICATIONS / CONFERENCES

 

1999 “Painting in the Digital Age”, 87th Anuual CAA Conference: Los Angeles, California

1998  600 Years of Coloured Mud, Graduate Studies Thesis: University of Calgary (Published)

1997 “The Quandaries of Art School Education”, In- Tention Conference: Univeristy of Calgary (Published)

1996 “Beholden to Beauty: Revisiting Kant”, Vancouver Art Gallery/ Nickel Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

The Canada Arts Council

Air Canada

University of Calgary

Ranger Oil (England)

Alberta House (London, England)

Grant MacEwan Community College

Hilton Hotels (Whistler, BC)

Avenir Capital Corporation (Calgary)

Shaw Cable

Nesbitt Cable

GLS (London, England)