Alan Lacovetsky BFA,MFA

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

2008                     M.F.A. The University of North Dakota, U.S.A

1979                     B.F.A. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax,Canada (Professor John Reeve)

1977                     University of Manitoba, School of Art, Winnipeg, Canada (Professor Robert Archambeau)

 

TEACHING

2011,17                 Brandon University, Visual and Aboriginal Arts, Manitoba

2011                      Art Gallery of South Western Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba

2002-09,14-16      The University of Manitoba, School of Art - Ceramics (2004/2005 acting chair)

2001 - 2017           The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Studio Programs (Ceramics)

1989 - 1996           Sydney Institute of Technology TAFE, Sydney, Australia

                              

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2014                      Silpakorn University, Thailand

2011                      Je-ju Island, South Korea

2010                      Fuping Pottery Village, Fuping, Shanxxi, China

2004                      The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

1999                      Artist in Residence, Medalta International Residency Program, Medicine Hat, AB, Canada

1996 - 1997           University of Manitoba, School of Art (Ceramics)

1995 - 1996           Silpakorn University, Faculty of Decorative Art,Thailand

 

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS/ACADEMIC

2015                       Macsabal Woodfire Symposium, Beijing, China

2014                       Macsabal Woodfire Symposium, Zibo, China

2014                       The National Art School, Sydney, Australia

2014                       Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2014                       Silpakorn University, "One Clay Nation", Thailan

2007 & 2008          Conference/Southeast Asian Ceramics, Siem Reap ,Cambodia

2006                      Art History Conference -  the University of Winnipeg.

2004                      Panel “Directions for Craft - Crafting a Career”, Ottawa School of Art

 

JURY/PANEL MEMBER

2016                      Juror, The Manitoba Arts Council, Craft Grants

2016                      Juror, Kunming International Tea ware Exhibition, Kunming, China

2016                      Juror, The Interlake Juried Art Show, Stonewall, Manitoba

2013                      Juror, The Manitoba Arts Council, “Northern Juried Art Show”, Churchill

2012                      Juror, Manitoba Craft Council, “Slow Craft” Exhibition

2010-present         Juror, Manitoba Craft Council, "Marilyn Levitt Award"

2010                      Juror, The Manitoba Arts Council - visual art grants

2009                      Panelist, The Manitoba Arts Council - bursary awards

2007                      Juror, The Manitoba Arts Council - craft grants.

2004                      Juror, The Manitoba Arts Council - craft grants

 

BOARD MEMBERSHIP                           

1999 - 2006            Treasurer (2001/2004),  The Canadian Craft Federation, Ottawa, Ontario

1998 - 2003            President/Chairperson, the Manitoba Craft Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

                               (Principal nominator - recipient of the Governor General’s Award in Visual Art 2003, Robert Archambeau)

 

AWARDS,GRANTS,RECOGNITIONS

2017                        The Manitoba Arts Council, Travel Grant

2010                        Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade - DFAIT

2010                        Manitoba Arts Council, Travel Grant

2010                        First Prize 3-Dimentional Art, Interlake Juried Art Show “Prairie to Pine”, Manitoba, Canada

2009                        Manitoba Arts Council, Travel Grant

2008                        Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant

2008                        Manitoba Arts Council, Travel Grant

2007                        Manitoba Arts Council, Professional Development Grant

2006                        Nominee for the Manitoba Arts Council “Award of Distinction”

2005                        Nominee for the Manitoba Arts Council “Award of Distinction”    

2004                        Lifetime member of the Winnipeg Art Gallery

2004 - 2008             Graduate scholarship, The University of North Dakota, U.S.A.

2003                        Nominee for the Manitoba Art Council “Award of Distinction”    

2002                        Lifetime Honorary Member - The Manitoba Crafts Council, Winnipeg

2002                        Manitoba Arts Council, Craft Grant

1999                        Manitoba Arts Council, Craft Grant

1998                        First Prize, Craft, the Interlake Juried Art Show, Manitoba, Canada

1995                        Australia Council, Craft Grant

1995                        First Prize, Wood-firing, Port Hacking Potters Group, Sydney, Australia

1994                        First Prize, Wood-firing, Port Hacking Potters Group, Sydney, Australia

1993                        Australia Council, Craft Grant

1993                        First Prize, Wood-firing, Port Hacking Potters Group, Sydney, Australia

 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014                        Silpakorn University, "One Clay Nation", Thailand

2008                        Colonel Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery, “Process and Intent” University of North Dakota, USA (catalogue)

2004                        Gwen Fox Gallery, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada

2002                        Gallery C1O3, “Made by Fire”, University of Winnipeg, Manitoba,         

2000                        “Kiln Site”, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 

1996                         Australian Embassy, “Cultural Bridges”, Bangkok, Thailand

1994                         Painting and Sculpture Gallery, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

1988                         Articles Gallery, Sydney, Australia1984 Gallery Six, Sydney, Australia

1980                         The Craft Guild of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

1980                         NASCAD, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax. Nova Scotia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2016                         "Superconductivity", 798 Art Bridge, Beijing, China

2016                         Chawan International Expo, Northern Miaoli Art Centre, Taipei, Taiwan

2016                         Oblikovna Likovna Radionica Plemenitas, Croatia

2015                         Macsabal International Ceramics Exhibition, Ancestral Temple of the Forbidden City, Beijing, China

2015                         Mud, Hands,Fire,  Gallery 111, School of Art, University of Manitoba

2014                         "Selsius" USM University Sains Malaysia, Tuanku-Fauziah Museum

2014                         International Ceramic Symposium, Silpakorn University, Thailand

2003 - current          Exhibiting member of Stoneware Gallery, Winnipeg., Canada

2013                        “Thaw”  Winnipeg Art Gallery2010 FLICAM Canadian Museum, Fuping, Shanxxi Province, China

2010                        Home, Manitoba, Manitoba Crafts Council (Juried)

2010                        Rural & Northern Art Show, Manitoba Arts Network, 6th. Floor Gallery, T

2010                        50/50 Contemporary Years Centennial Exhibition, North Dakota Museum 

2009                        “Unity and Diversity” CraftBiennale,Cheongju,S.Korea(catalogue)

2009                        “Craft: Culture and Counterculture” The Manitoba Craft Council Juried 

2009                        “No Drips Allowed”, Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery, London, Ontario

2008                        Khmer Ceramics Festival, Victoria Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia

2008                        Open Sky Arts Festival Exhibition, Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories 

2007                        Musee des Maitres et Artisans du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec (catalogue)

2006                        “A Matter of Clay 2, Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery, London, Ontario

2006                        Contemporary Canadian Ceramics, Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat 

2006                        Contemporary International Craft, Valbonne , France

2004                        “1000 Miles Apart”, University of Regina, School of Art, Regina Sask.

2004                        “Archambeau, Artist, Teacher, Collector” Winnipeg Art Gallery, Wpg. 

2003                        “Genius Loci” The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario    

2003                        “Insite” University of Manitoba, (School of Art), Gallery, Wpg. 

2002                        Craft Space, Manitoba Craft Council, (Juried), Winnipeg, MB, Canada 

2002                        King’s College, “Beyond Ground Zero”, London, ON

2001                        “The Chosen Ones”, the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2000 - 2008             Exibiting member SITE Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

PUBLICATIONS (selected)

Studio- Craft and Design in Canada, Fall/Winter 2013-2014     

Ausland, Fruhling in Kanada, Mary Ann Steggles, 2010              

Cahiers metiers d’art*Craft Journal, Denis Longchamps, 2008              

Making Marks: Discovering The Ceramic Surface, 2004, Robin Hopper

Ceramic Art and Perception, “A Matter of Clay”, June 2002

Boarder Crossings, “Imprint Matter”, May 2002

Ceramic Monthly, “Medalta”August 2001

Ceramic Spectrum 2nd. Edition (2001), Robin Hopper, p. 245

Pottery in Australia, 1993/32/4:63

Pottery in Australia, 1985/24/3:72

Craft Australia, 1985/4:92

Craft Arts International, 1984/4:

 

MEDIA RECOGNITION: (selected)

CBC Art Spots 2007 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

• The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, On., Canada

• The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada• The Government of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

• The Medalta Museum, Legacies Collection, Medicine Hat, AB, Canada

• The Governor of New South Wale, Peter Sinclair(past),Government House, Sydney, Australia

• The Governor General of Canada (past),Adrienne Clarkson, Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Canada

• The Manitoba Craft Museum and Library, Wpg., Canada

• The Lieutenant Governor General of Manitoba, His Excellency John Harvard (past).

• Manitoba Hydro, Head Office, Winnipeg, Manitoba

• The Blue Cross, Head Office, Winnipeg, Manitoba

• Cambrian Credit Union, Head Office, Winnipeg, Manitoba

• Musee des maitres et artisans du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

• The National Craft Museum, Cheongju, South Korea

• FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums FLICAM - Canadian Museum, Fuping, China

• Great West Life Assurance Company, Head Office, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 

© 2017 Alan Lacovetsky