Regina, Saskatchewan, 1936
Current Address: Box 264, Christina Lake, B.C. VOH 1EO
Ph: (250) 447-6656
Fax: (250) 447-6153
Education: Fine Arts Diploma, University of Manitoba
School of Art, 1951-56
Grand Forks Art Gallery, 1984 - 89
Chairman, Grand Forks Art Gallery Committee, GFAAC 1984-85
Moved to Christina Lake, B.C. 1979
Assistant, Griffiths Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. 1966-68
Moved to Richmond, B.C. 1964
Established display business in London; fiberglass works for
Harrod's, Liberty's, Jaegers, Peter Jones, ATV, etc. 1961-64
Lived in London and France, 1960-64
Travelled in Europe and North Africa, 1960-64
Chief Designer, Walker Display Co., Vancouver, B.C. 1957-60
Lived and painted in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1957
2013 - gallery 2, Grand Forks, BC (catalogue)
2008 - Soft Rocks, Summerland Art Gallery, Summerland, BC (catalogue)
2008 - Soft Rocks, Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre, Revelstoke,
2007 - Soft Rocks, Kootenay Gallery, Castlegar, BC (catalogue)
2007 - Heart of Stone - Heart of Garden, Langham Gallery, Kalso,
2006 - Heart of Stone - Heart of Garden, Art Gallery of the South
Okanagan, Penticton, BC (catalogue)
2006 - Heart of Stone - Heart of Garden, Niederlausitzer Heidemuseum,
Spremberg, Germany (catalogue)
2005 - Heart of Stone - Heart of Garden, Grand Forks Art Gallery,
Grand Forks, BC (catalogue)
1987 - Japanese Garden, fabric installation, Grand Forks Art
Gallery, Grand Forks, B.C.
1986 - Paper Garden, installation, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand
1979 - National Exhibition Centre, Castlegar, B.C.
2015 - Celebrating the Year of Craft: Textiles, Revelstoke Visual
Arts Center, Revelstoke, BC
2007 - Inspiration/Expiration, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, BC
2004 - 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Grand Forks Art Gallery,
Grand Forks, BC
2004 - Home Grown, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, BC
1983 - New Expressions, Old Techniques, Richmond Art Gallery,
1981 - Regional Quilt Exhibition, National Exhibition Centre,
1980 - Guest Artist, Fall Art Exhibition, Trail, B.C.
1980 - Exhibition of B.C. Crafts, Eaton's, Vancouver, B.C.
1980 - Circle Craft Annual Quilt Exhibition, Robson Square, Vancouver;
Malaspina College, Nanaimo; McPherson Playhouse, Victoria, B.C.
1979 - Made By Hand, Centennial Museum, Vancouver, B.C.
1978-81 - Artisan '78, toured Canada and U. S.A.
1977 - Stitch In Time - AMS Gallery, U.B.C. Vancouver, B.C.
1976 - Quilts and Coverlets Exhibition, Centennial Museum, Vancouver,
1968 - Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
1964 - Studio 319, Vancouver, B.C.
1964-68 - Griffiths Gallery. Vancouver, B.C.
1957 - The Cellar, Vancouver, B.C.
1957 - Outdoor Exhibition, Artists Co-op, San Miguel de Allende,
1953-54 - Y.W.C.A. Exhibition. Winnipeg, Manitoba
Crafts Council, Ottawa, Ontario
Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, BC
Private collections: Canada, U.S.A., England, New Zealand
- Collaborated with Richard Reid in the design and construction
of a 19 foot high fibreglass sculpture (the Hand of Constantine)
for the Anna Wyman Dance Company.
1989 - Regional Artists, Stationhouse Gallery, Williams Lake,
1986 - Water Plus Colour, Regional watercolour exhibition.
1986 - 7th Annual Regional Juried Show, Trail, B.C.
1985 - Grand Forks Young Artists, 1st Juried Show, Grand Forks,
1985 - From Sheep to Shawl, Rossland, B.C.
1984 - B.C. Festival of the Arts, Penticton, B.C.
1981 - Selkirk Weaver's Guild, Eugene, Oregon
1980 - Alberta '75, Quilt Exhibition, Edmonton, Alberta
Curator, Kootenay Crafts '81, National Exhibition Centre, Castlegar,
B.C. 1980-8 1.
Exhibition toured: Grand Forks Public Library, 1981; Richmond
Art Gallery, 1982; B.C. Winter
Games, Trail, B.C., 1982; Kamloops Art Gallery, B.C. Festival
of the Arts, 1982; Merritt Library Gallery, 1982
1984 - Inaugural Exhibitions, Grand Forks Art Gallery Works by
Carole Sabiston; From the Past, Doukhobor Crafts; 12 Contemporary
1984 - Baskets From Around The World
1984 - Between Black and White, International Drawing Exhibition
1986 - The Garden
1987 - Prints of Noboru Sawai; Kimono, Japanese kimonos and ceremonial
clothing, Women in Ceremony, 12 Japanese prints from the Collection
of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
1987 - From The Figure
1987 - Contemporary Canadian Folk Art
1987 - Tea, Anyone?
1988 - Collage
1988 - Zoo Zone - toured National Exhibition Centre, Castlegar,
1988 - Christmas Remembered, 1850-1950
1989 - The Flying Carpet Show, Co-curator, Maggie Tchir
1989 - Charles Killam - Recent Paintings
1989 - Play Ball - photographs
Projects Grant - Kootenay Crafts '81, Province of B.C.
1999 Assembly of BC Arts Councils - 20th Anniversary Honour Roll
1983 - Award of Merit - B.C. Museums Association for 'Kootenay
1979-88 - Supporter of the Arts Award - GFAAC
1976 - Three Honourable Mentions, Quilts and Coverlets, Vancouver,
1953 - Rosabelle Cyril-Leach Scholarship, University of Manitoba
School of Art
Magazine, October, 2013, p.53
Exhibition Catalogues (as noted above)
CABC Directory, 1984, p. 48
Arts B.C., October, 1986
Western Living, December, 1984
Chatelaine Magazine, May, 1978
- Butterfly Quilt II - Elizabeth Kubler Ross Lecture, Grand Forks,
1982 - Assistant Co-ordinator - 3rd Annual Kootenay/Boundary
Juried Exhibition, Grand Forks, B.C.
1983 - Aesthetic Co-ordinator for the Grand Forks Area Arts Council's
1984 - Assistant Co-ordinator 5th Annual Kootenay/Boundary Juried
Exhibition, Grand Forks, B.C.