About Doris

Doris Charest

Doris Charest – Biography- specialist in mixed media painting and drawing.

Mixed media is Doris’ favorite favorite form of painting . She loves exploring with textures, shapes, and a more contemporary look. Nature and the world around her inspires Doris. Her love of texture won her the Allessandra Bisselli Award and a First Place in a Still Life show with the Federation of Canadian Artists in Vancouver. Look for Doris Charest’s work in the American Magazine: Sommerset Studio (Summer, 2007) and British Magazine: Leisure Painter. Both feature a three pages of Doris’ artwork. She won the Sylvie Brabant award in 2011 for her work in the art community. In 2013, Doris won First Place for Still Life with a collage with the Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC. For workshops: Phone: 780-458-3951 or email: dalinec@shaw.ca or dorischarest@gmail.com or check out her web site: www.dorischarest ca. 

Doris also has some online classes for ‘beginners at art’ on Udemy.com and Skillshare.com. If you need a refresher or want to learn new skills, try these out.  Please contact me if you want further information, want to be on my email list for shows, want to buy one of my artworks, want to join my newsletter, want to hear about upcoming exhibitions or just say HI.

 

Curriculum Vitae                                                               Doris Charest

4 Whitehall Crescent St. Albert AB   T8N3G4

 dorischarest@gmail.com/P: 780-458-3951

www.dorischarest.ca

EDUCATION

 

BFA University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
BED University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
MED University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

EXHIBITION WORK

 

Solo (selected)

 

2015 Featured Artist. Art Gallery of St. Albert, AB
2015 Vistas, Hemmingway Centre, St. Albert, AB
2015 Our History, Ourselves, PAVA Gallery, Edmonton, AB
2013 Influenced by travel, CAVA Gallery, Edmonton, AB

 

Group (selected)

 

2017

2017

2017

2016-17

2016

2016

2016

Deep Cold, Vasa Gallery, St. Albert, AB

Devenir, Cava ExplorationGallery, Edmonton, AB

Canvas Unbound, FCA, Vancouver, BC

Imagomundi, Luciano Benetton Collection.  “Oh West Canada!  Contemporary artists from Western Canada”, Italy, Antiga Edizioni

Blanc, La Cite Francophone, Edmonton, AB

Look up! Cava Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2016

2016

2016

Signature show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Painting on the Edge, Federation of Canadian Artists, AB

Collage/Mixed media, The Paint Spot, Edmonton, AB

2016 Works on paper, VAAA, Edmonton & Calgary, AB
2015

2015

2015

ISEA, International Experimental Art Symposium, Michigan, USA

Landscapes, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

Works on paper, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC.

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Canola Association of Alberta
Association Canadienne Francophone de l’Alberta -ACFA
Association Canadienne de l’Education Francophone
Private collections in the United States and Europe

 

PUBLIC ART AND COMMUNITY ARTWORK (selected)

  Mural             Ecole Pere Lacombe, Edmonton  

Mural Morinville Heritage Association
Mural Legal Hotel
Mural Ecole St. Marguerite de Youville

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND MEDIA

 

2016 Work featured on cover of ‘Imagomundi, Luciano Benetton Collection.  “Oh West Canada!  Contemporary artists from Western Canada”, Italy, Antiga Edizioni, p. 105
2015 Featured Artist, Art Gallery of St. Albert, AB
2013 First place-Still life, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC
2011 Sylvie Brabant Award, Regroupement artistique francophone de l’Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2016 Imagomundi, Luciano Benetton Collection.  “Oh West Canada!  Contemporary artists from Western Canada”, Italy, Antiga Edizioni, p. 105
2016 2016 Blanchet, M. Concert Benefice SOS, Campus St. Jean, Edmonton, AB –Oeuvre sur le couvert.
2016 Hayes, Scott, “ Book filled with St. Albert Artists”, St. Albert Gazette, November, p. 28.
2015 CAVA  ‘Dans mon studio’, Edmonton et regions, Alberta, Avril

 

 

LECTURES AND/OR TEACHING

 

2012- Teach in Art Education Faculty, University of Alberta, AB
2009- Teach at the Faculty St. Jean, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
1997 – Centre d’art visuels de l’Alberta- both adults and youth, Edmonton, AB
1996- Work as Artist in the School.  On roster of Alberta Foundation for the Arts for Artist in Residence in the Schools Program.

 

SCOLORSHIPS/GRANTS/AWARDS/RECIDENCIES

 

2015 Residency, Carpe Diem, India
2013 Residency, Arquetopia, Mexico
2011 Sylvie Brabant Award, Regroupement artistique francophone de l’Alberta, Edmonton, AB
2008 Grant –Association Canadienne Francophone de l’Alberta, Alberta

 

 

 

JURY POSITIONS

  2017               ACACA -Alberta Community Art Clubs Association Provincial show

2015-16 Art Society of Strathcona, AB
2016 Allied Art Council, Spruce Grove, AB
2010-15 Alberta Society of Artists

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

2000 – Federation of Canadian Artists –Signature member
2000 – Alberta Society of Artists –Signature member