Apr 16, 2013

Katherine Anne Thomas

thomaskatherineanne@gmail.com

Education

2013 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Fibre), Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta

Grants/Scholarships

2013 Fibre Department Miniature Show Bursary, ACAD Fibre Department, Alberta, Canada

2012 Jason Lang Scholarship, Alberta Scholarship Programs, Alberta, Canada

2011 Jason Lang Scholarship, Alberta Scholarship Programs, Alberta, Canada

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Soft Comprehension, Relational Bodies, MNG Main Space, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta

2013 We Were, Poly & Esther Gallery, 4th Floor, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta

Group Exhibitions

2013 ReconTEXTILEized, Ivan Gallery (Rm. 116), Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta

2013 Reductive Expanse, Suite #107, Art Central, Calgary, Alberta

2012 Open House, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta

Reviews/Articles/Interviews

2011 Storytelling: Art Saving Lives, Higher Ground, Calgary, Alberta

Professional Experience

Residency Assistant to Mark Clintberg

February 2013 - March 2013

Alberta College of Art and Design

Fibre Department Monitor

September 2012 - April 2013

Alberta College of Art and Design

Production Assistant  

May 2012 - August 2012

The Works Art and Design Festival, Edmonton, Alberta

Professional Service

Volunteer Co-Coordinator of Fibre Miniature Show & Silent Auction

March 2011

Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta

Volunteer Photography and Theater Workshop Coordinator 

March - June 2008

For the Love of Learning, St. John’s, Newfoundland 

Technical Abilities

Understands Heath and Safety Regulations as well as WHMIS

Has excellent experience operating various types of tools (various types of saws, nailers, sanders, etc)

Can thread and operate various types of looms (4-8 Harness, Jacquard)

Can dye various types of fabric (cotton, silk, wool) using various methods (ie/ indigo, acid dyes, natural dyes, fiber-reactive dyes, etc)

Can make various types of paper 

Can silkscreen on fabric, either using stencil or photo emulsion technique

Is adept at working in Photoshop CS5 and Bridge

Has experience working with both film and digital SLR cameras

Is knowledgeable in various methods of etching and print (ie/ marbling, soft/hard ground)

Can independently operate a printing press

Can use sewing machines 

Can operate both a Mac and a PC