Curriculum Vitae: Elma Eidse Neufeld

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Elma Eidse Neufeld, Visual Artist

 

elma@chateauroc.com      www.chateauroc.com    Phone: 778-583-9560

EXHIBITIONS: 

            

2022               Arts & Letters Club, Toronto, ON, Ina Gilbert Award (Finalist)

2021               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, Oasis Art Show and Inspiration Symposium (OASIS)

                        (annual show), Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA); “Strings #2” (Honourable Mention), “Strings #8,” “Strings #11,” “Performer in Red”

2021               Grizzli Winery, FCA/COC (Central Okanagan Chapter), Kelowna, BC

2021               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, 10 x 10 Charity Show; “Okanagan Mountain Reflections”

2021               Kelowna Art Gallery (KAG) Members Exhibition, BC, Undressed (theme); “Red Nude”

2020               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, OASIS (annual show), Artists of the Okanagan, FCA; “Strings #6”

2020               Peachland Community Centre, BC, International Women’s Day; “The Pious One” (First Place), “Woman with Seed Pods”

2020               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC (online show)

2020               FCA Gallery, BC, Works on Paper (theme); “Yellow Rose #2,” “Peach Bough”

2020               FCA Gallery, BC, Bloom (theme)

2020               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Artist Choice (theme); “Blushing Wood” (Recognized)

2020               FCA Gallery, BC, Active Members (theme); “A Rose (Hybrid)”

2020               FCA Gallery, BC, Animalis (theme); “Power Dive”

2019               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, OASIS (annual show), FCA/COC; “Seagreen/Teal Kimono #1” (Honourable Mention), “Seagreen/Teal Kimono #2” 

2019               Okanagan Mission Hall, Kelowna, BC, FCA/COC, Autumn Gallery; “Open Door” (Award of Excellence), “Copper Canyon #2”

2019               FCA Gallery, BC, Artists’ Choice Exhibition (theme); “Kimono #4” (Second Place Award) 

2019               FCA Gallery, BC, Small Works (theme); “Red Poppy”

2019               FCA Gallery, BC, Works on Paper (theme); “Woman with Seed Pods”

2019               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver Salon (theme); “Strings #2”

2019               FCA Gallery, BC, Concept (theme); “Repertoire” (Recognized)

2019               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC (online show), Active Member Show; “Strings #11” (Rented for movie set for Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist) (Recognized)

2019               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Abstracted (theme); “Strings #8”

2019               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC (online show), Retro (theme); “Woman Seated on Lounge,” “Manitoba Wild Rice”

2019               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC, O Canada (theme); “Red-Crested Mount #2” (Recognized)

2019               FCA Gallery, BC, Bloom (theme); “Rose,” “Peaches and Cream”

2019               FCA Gallery, BC, AIMAE (Annual International Mail-in Art Exhibition); “Little Women Series Rose #5”

2018               Art Gallery on 97, Peachland, BC; “Fall of the Leaf,” “Black Sand Dunes,” “Ponderosa”

2018               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC; “Flower Burst”

2018               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC; “A Rose (Hybrid)”

2017               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, Artists of the Okanagan; “Open Door,” “Copper Canyon #2,” “Copper Light”

2017               Private show, London, ON

2016               Chateauroc Gallery, Peachland, BC (miniatures) (solo)

2016               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, Artists of the Okanagan; “Oceanward,” “Weekend Regatta”

2016               Art Gallery on 97, Peachland, BC; “Strings #8,” “Strings #9,” “Strings #10”

2016               Suk'ʷtəmsqilxʷ West Kelowna Arts Council (SWAC), BC

2015               Art Gallery on 97, Peachland, BC; “Alaskan Glacier,” “Alaskan Glacier #2,” “Glacier”

2015               Art Gallery on 97, Peachland, BC (new gallery opening); “African Black Woman,” “Woman with Book,” “Woman with Blanket #2”

2015               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, Form and Fibre (theme); “Mushrooms”

2015               Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2015               Chateauroc Gallery, Peachland, BC; Chigiri-e (solo)

2014               Chateauroc Gallery, Peachland, BC; Chigiri-e (solo) 

2014               Gallery on the Lake, Peachland, BC

2013               Chateauroc Gallery, Peachland, BC; Chigiri-e (solo)

2012-15          New Moon Gallery, West Kelowna, BC

2012               Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2012               Ancient Hill Winery, Kelowna, BC, KSNS; Chigiri-e, “The Whisperer” 

2012               Kelowna Community Theatre, BC, Okanagan Arts, Water (theme); “White Water Lily,” “Lily Pads” 

2012               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, Hearts Festival; “Flamenco #3”

2012               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, Artists of the Okanagan; “Kimonoed”

2011-13          Community Arts Council, Peachland and Kelowna, BC

2011               Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2011               Artwalk, KSNS, Kelowna, BC

2011               Ballantyne Gallery, West Kelowna, BC; Chigiri-e

2011               Rotary Centre for the Arts, KSNS, Kelowna, BC, Art Rocks in the City

2011               New Moon Gallery, West Kelowna, BC, Strings (theme) (two-person show)

2010              Artwalk, KSNS, Kelowna, BC; Chigiri-e

2010              Studio Five, Kelowna, BC; Chigiri-e

2010              Sage Clinic, Medicine Hat, AB; Collage (solo)

2009              Lake Country Gallery, Kelowna, BC; “Woman with Seed Pods”

2009              Artwalk, KSNS, Kelowna, BC

2009-21         Chateauroc Gallery, Peachland, BC; Collage (varied exhibitions) (solo)

2009-21         Kelowna Art Gallery, BC (annual members’ shows)          

2008              Geert Mass Sculpture Gardens and Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Medallic Arts Society of Canada (MASC); “Slice of the Okanagan” (Bronze)

2008              Artwalk, KSNS, Kelowna, BC (eight pieces)

2008              The Gallery on the Lake, Peachland, BC; Women (theme) 

2008              Regional District of Central Okanagan office, Kelowna, BC

2008              Winnipeg Art Gallery (Sales and Rentals), MB; “Figure with Bowl” (purchased), “Kimono of the Earth” (purchased)

2007              Artwalk, KSNS, Kelowna, BC, Chigiri-e

2007              Rotary Centre for the Arts, KSNS Gallery, Kelowna, BC; “Mother and Child,” “Horse,” “Sign of the Fish,” “Jonah and the Whale”  

2007              New Moon Gallery, West Kelowna, BC

2007              Bliss Bistro, Peachland, BC; “Fall of the Leaf” 

2007              Chateauroc Gallery, Peachland, BC; “Kimono” (solo)

2006              University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, The Navigators; “Amate: Love!” (cast paper symbols) (solo)

2006              Okanagan Open Gallery, Peachland, BC

2006               Peachland Art Gallery, BC, Artists of the Okanagan; “Red Kimono” (purchased; permission given for showing on movie set in Winnipeg) 

2005               Okanagan Regional Library, Kelowna, BC, ArtOkanagan

2005               Gasthaus on the Lake, Peachland, BC, ArtOkanagan 

2005               Peachland Arts Festival, BC

2005               Peachland Community Centre, BC

2005               Mennonite Heritage Centre, Winnipeg, MB; “Amate: Love!” (solo)

2005               Okanagan Regional Library, BC, ArtOkanagan; “Water Garden,” “Needle Rock,” “Parisian Hat Shop,” “Asian Flower Shop,” “Oceanward”

2004               Peachland Baptist Church, BC; “Amate: Love!” 

2004               Jordan’s Fine Furniture Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Collage

2004               Kelowna Art Gallery, BC, Looking Back (group show on international tour); “Red-Crested Mount #1” (purchase prize)

2004               Chamber of Commerce, Peachland, BC 

2004               Little School House Gallery, Peachland, BC

2004               Peachland Art Gallery and Museum, BC 

2003               Chateauroc Gallery, Art and Garden Tour, Peachland, BC;

                        “Field and Fountain” (solo)

2003               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Altered States (theme); “Cliff Dwellers”

2003               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Painting on the Edge (theme); “Red Kimono”  

2002               Chateauroc Gallery, Peachland, BC, three shows—Sailing, Symphony of Women, Imaginary Wood (solo)

2002               Little School House, Peachland, BC, A Retrospective (solo)

2002               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC (“Active Members Only”)

2002               FCA Gallery, Vancouver, BC (“All Chapters Juried”) 

2001-02         Cardinal House, ON   

2001               Thompson Okanagan Network of Arts Council (TONAC), Kelowna, BC; “Passage of Time” (Blue Ribbon)

2001               Rogue Gallery, Nanaimo, BC

2001               Suk'ʷtəmsqilxʷ West Kelowna Arts Council (SWAC), BC 

2000              Private show, San Diego, CA

2000              Lake Okanagan Resort, Kelowna, BC, ArtOkanagan; “Okanagan Summer”

1999-2001     Pembina Hills Gallery, Morden, MB

1999               Briercrest Biblical Seminary, Caronport, SK; “Amate: Love!” (solo)

1998               Gruda Gallery, Peachland, BC (two-person group)

1998               Private show, Medicine Hat, AB

1998               Karynside Gallery, Armstrong, BC

1997               Plaskett Gallery, Massey Theatre, New Westminster, BC; “Woman and Song” (solo)

1997               Summerland Art Gallery, BC, Textures of Life (theme) (solo)      

1997               Kelowna Art Gallery, South Okanagan Kelowna Health Unit, BC, Chigiri-e (solo)

1997               Private show, Medicine Hat, AB

1996-99        The Quest, Banff, AB

1996               Escape Salon, Medicine Hat, AB 

1996               Galleria Bellas Atres, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico; “Tropical Accents” 

1996               Heritage Gallery, West Kelowna, BC

1996               Accent Gallery, Westbank, BC

1996               The Picture Hook Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

1995               The Lloyd Gallery, Penticton, BC

1995-96         Heritage House, Morris, MB

1994-95         Tutt Street Gallery, Kelowna, BC

1993               Penticton, Okanagan Mainline Regional Arts Council (OMRAC) show, BC; “Abstract with Copper,” “The Purple Onion”

1993               The Evans Gallery, Kelowna, BC

1992-2003    Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC (annual shows)

1992               Kelowna, Okanagan Mainline Regional Arts Council, BC

1991-2021     Kelowna Art Gallery Annual Members’ Group Exhibition, BC  

1991               Kelowna, Okanagan Mainline Regional Arts Council, BC 

1991               Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC; “Okanagan Lake Reflections” (Chigiri-e)                               

1991               Okanagan Artists, Kelowna Art Gallery, BC

1991               Private show, Nanaimo, BC

1991               ArtOkanagan, Summer Show, Kelowna Art Gallery, BC; “Hang the Okanagan”

1991               Okanagan Artists Alternative 

1990               Medea Gallery, Winnipeg, MB (featured artist), Pastels

1990               Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall, MB, Prairie Painters and Printmakers 

1990               Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall, MB, (Medea Gallery group)

1990               Wildwood Club, Winnipeg, MB, Prairie Painters and Printmaker

1990               Eclectica Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, A Litany of Landscapes 

1990               Provincial Archives Building, Winnipeg, MB, Manitoba Society of Artists (MSA)

1991-2021     Kelowna Art Gallery Annual Members’ Group Exhibition, BC  

1989               Medea Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, (featured artist)

1989               Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall, MB (Medea Gallery group)

1989               Mennonite Heritage Centre, Winnipeg, MB

1989/90        Winnipeg Centennial Library, MB, Prairie Painters and Printmakers 

1988               Pool of the Black Star in Parliament Building, Winnipeg, MB, MSA

1988               Medea Gallery, Winnipeg, MB (featured artist) 

1988               Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall, MB, (Medea Gallery group) 

1988               Sky Gallery (opening), Winnipeg, MB (group)

1988               Assiniboine Park Conservatory, Winnipeg, MB, MSA

1987               Centre Cultural Franco-Manitobain, Winnipeg, MB, MSA

1987               Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall, MB (Medea Gallery group) 

1986               Centre Cultural Franco-Manitobain, Winnipeg, MB, MSA 

1985               Centre Cultural Franco-Manitobain, Winnipeg, MB, MSA

1985               University of Manitoba’s Bison Alumni and Friends Dinner; “Bison” (named Artist of the Year)

1985               Medea Gallery, Winnipeg, MB; “Potpourri” (solo)

1985               Medea Gallery, Winnipeg, MB (featured artist)

1984-90         Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB (Medea Gallery group)

1984-90         Manitoba Society of Artists (MSA) (annually in various public venues) 

1984               Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB (Medea Gallery group)

1984               Centre Cultural Franco-Manitobain, Winnipeg, MB, MSA

1983               Polo Park Mall, Winnipeg, MB, The Mennonite Festival of Art and Music (group)

1983               Lindenholm Place (show home), Winnipeg, MB

1983               Medea Gallery, Winnipeg, MB; “Ancient and Early Christian Symbols” (solo)

1983               Arts Manitoba Show, CKRC-63; “The Whiteshell in Autumn” (purchased), “Meteora”

1981               Winnipeg Centennial Library, MB, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Exhibition

1980-84        Winnipeg Art Gallery, MB, CAR/FAC Mini Show

1980               Provincial Archives Building, CKRC Radio, Winnipeg, MB; “The Whiteshell in Autumn” (purchase prize)

1979               Medea Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Prairie Colour (theme) (first solo show) 

1978               Winnipeg Centennial Library, MB, MSA

1978               Provincial Archives Building, CKRC Radio, Winnipeg, MB; “This Side of the Mountain” (purchase prize)

1976-90         Medea Gallery, Winnipeg, MB (constant shows)

1975               T. Eaton Company, Winnipeg, MB 

1974               Gallery III, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB (student group shows) 

1972               Winnipeg Arena, MB, Manisphere, Manitoba Group of Artists     

1965-76         Forum Art Institute, Winnipeg, MB (bi-annual exhibitions)

1965-76         Forum Art Institute (rentals), Winnipeg, MB (constant showings at public office buildings)                                                   

 

AWARDS & MENTIONS

 

2022               Finalist in the 2022 Ina Gilbert Award for "Ancienne Noblesse" by Arts & Letters Club, Toronto, ON 

2021               Honourable Mention for “Strings #2” by Artists of the Okanagan, Federation of Canadian Artists, BC

2020               First Place for “The Pious One” on International Women’s Day by Peachland Community Centre, BC 

2019               Honourable Mention for “Seagreen/Teal Kimono #1” by Artists of the Okanagan, Federation of Canadian Artists, BC

2019               Award of Excellence for “Open Door” by Federation of Canadian Artists/Central Okanagan Chapter, Autumn Gallery, BC

2019               Second Place Award for “Kimono #4” by Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, BC, Artists’ Choice Exhibition (theme)

2001               Blue Ribbon for “Passage of Time” by Thompson Okanagan Network of Arts Council (TONAC), Kelowna, BC

1997               Artist of the Year by Okanagan Live, CHBC Television, Kelowna, BC       

1985               Artist of the Year for “Bison” at University of Manitoba’s Bison Alumni and Friends Dinner, MB

1980               Purchase Prize for “The Whiteshell in Autumn” by CKRC Radio Winnipeg, MB

1978               Purchase Prize for “This Side of the Mountain” by CKRC Radio Winnipeg, MB 

1971               Scholarship (six-week course) for “Seven Peaks” by Banff School of Fine Arts, AB

1971               Purchase Prize for “Leaf” by Banff School of Fine Arts, AB 

 

 

WORKSHOPS AND FORMAL EDUCATION:

                          

2001               Collage and Color with Nita Leland, Kelowna, BC

2000              Multi Media, Federation of Canadian Artists, with Neil Patterson, Mike Svob, Dona Baspaly, Anne Zelinski, Saltspring Island, BC

1994               Watercolour with Tony Onley, Naramata, BC 

1992               Collage, Trillium, with Gerald Brommer, Toronto, ON

1990               Printmaking, Manitoba Printmakers Association, Winnipeg, MB

1989               Printmaking, Forum Art Institute, Winnipeg, MB

1984               Alive with Color with Leatrice Eiseman, Los Angeles, CA

1983               Papermaking with Millie Giesbrecht, University of Manitoba (summer session), Winnipeg, MB

1982               Diploma Course (full year including Sculpture with Gordon Reeves), School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

1981               Diploma Course (full year), School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

1980              Batik, University of Manitoba (summer session), Winnipeg, MB

1979              Woodcut techniques with Naboru Sawai, Winnipeg, MB

1973               Diploma Course (full year), School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

1972               Drawing and Painting Visual Arts (summer session, six weeks), Banff School of Fine Arts, Banff, AB

1972               Drawing with Jack Butler, Red River Community College, Winnipeg, MB

1972               Workshops with Ken and Nadia Bailey, Parks and Recreation, Gimli, MB

1972               Drawing and Painting Visual Arts (summer session, six weeks), Banff School of Fine Arts, Banff, AB

1971               Drawing and Painting Visual Arts (summer session, two weeks),Banff School of Fine Arts, Banff, AB (summer session, two weeks),          

1965-76        Forum Art Institute (under Nick Bjelajac), Winnipeg, MB

 

 

SAMPLING OF ARTICLES:

Apr 2004         Westside Weekly, Kelowna, BC

Sept 2003       Art Avenue Magazine (FCA), BC (about “Cliff Dwellers” in Altered States theme show)

Sept 2002       Peachland Signal, Peachland, BC (Chateauroc Gallery)

Aug 2000        Peachland Signal, Peachland, BC (about ArtOkanagan)

Aug 2000        Daily Courier, Kelowna, BC

Apr 1999         Christian Week (about Briercrest Seminary showing of “Amate: Love!” cast paper symbols)

July 1998        Peachland Signal, BC (about show Art from the Heart)     

1998                Westside Weekly, Kelowna, BC (about show Art from the Heart)

Nov 1997        The Record, Vancouver, BC (about Plaskett Gallery, Vancouver; “Woman and Song”)

July 1997        Penticton Herald, Penticton, BC

June 1997      Penticton Western, Penticton, BC

Sept 1989      CAR/FAC’s Arterra (

Sept 1982      The Manitobain, University of Manitoba Students’ Union, Winnipeg

Sept 1977       Winnipeg Tribune, “Village Gallery a Success”

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

2019-             Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA in Vancouver, Active Member level), ongoing 

2019-21         FCA Central Okanagan Chapter (COC)

2015-21         Peachland Art Gallery 

2007-             Kelowna Sculptors Network Society (KSNS), ongoing  

2000-07        Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA in Vancouver, Active Member level) 

2000              ArtOkanagan (co-founded group of seven Okanagan artists) 

2000-21         Peachland Arts Council

1993-2021     Kelowna Arts District Arts Council (KADAC) 

1991-2021     Kelowna Art Gallery (KAG)

1991-2018     Alternator Gallery (originally Okanagan Artist Alternative),  Kelowna, BC 

1989-90        Manitoba Printmakers Association (MPA), Winnipeg, MB 

1988-90        Manitoba Painters and Printmakers, Winnipeg, MB

1988-89        Sky Gallery (co-founder), Winnipeg, MB

1985-95         Canadian Artists Representation (CAR/FAC), Winnipeg, MB

1984-1991     Manitoba Society of Artists (MSA), Winnipeg, MB

1976-1991     Medea Gallery (co-operative, self-run gallery), Winnipeg, MB (sat on Medea Executive Search Committee, Hanging Committee, administration) 

2002-21         Little School House, Peachland, BC 

 

 

OTHER:

            

2013               Instructed in Chigiri-e at Opus Art Supplies, Kelowna, BC

2013               Demonstrated colour and art in ladies’ groups, Kelowna, BC

2011               Designed book cover for Grant C. Richison, Certainty: A Place to Stand

2009              Taught stone sculpture (KSNS) at “Fat Cat Festival” in Kelowna, BC

2000              Taught arts and crafts at Peachland Arts Festival, BC 

1993               Donated art for Kelowna Art Gallery art auction 

1991               Donated art for purchase for Hospital Benefit Auction, Kelowna, BC 

1989               Acted as MSA Membership Chairman, Winnipeg 

1988               Donated art to CKY art auction for Children’s Hospital Fund through Winnipeg Art Gallery, MB

1987-2018     Winnipeg Art Gallery (Sales and Rentals), Winnipeg, MB

1981                Donated art for Winnipeg Women’s Committee of Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Exhibition, Centennial Library, MB

1980               Participated in Winnipeg Centennial Library Exhibition, Bursary Fund for Native Peoples 

1980-90         Painted stage sets for Son Set Productions, Winnipeg, MB 

1970-2021      Instructed in arts and crafts for children’s camps, gave various community classes; gave group and personal demonstrations as colour consultant