DEBORAH BAKOS – CV - 2017


Education:

2007      Emily Carr University, Vancouver: Certificate of Fine Art - Painting
1989      Simon Fraser University, Vancouver: Bachelor of Education: English/ Fine Arts
1989      Simon Fraser University, Vancouver: Diploma of Health and Fitness Studies
1984      University of the Fraser Valley, Diploma: Fashion Design (Year 1)


Workshops and Classes:

2016      Thrive Art School Seminars (7 sessions) with Pennylane Shen, Vancouver
2012      Abstract painting / Cold Wax and Oil – with Janice Mason Steeves, Vancouver
2011      Emily Carr University: Brushstroke Boot Camp III (8 sessions) with Lisa Burke, Vancouver
2010     Emily Carr University: Brushstroke Boot Camp II (8 sessions) with Lisa Burke, Vancouver
2009    Emily Carr University: Brushstroke Boot Camp I (8 sessions) with Lisa Burke, Vancouver
2008    In Studio: Watercolour (4 Sessions) with Burhan Ozer, Istanbul, Turkey
2008    In Studio: Acrylic Painting (6 sessions) with Sait Gunel, Istanbul, Turkey
2007    Studio 19: Oil Painting (12 sessions) with Senan Ellulyev, Istanbul Turkey


Exhibitions:

2017      Ferry Building Gallery, O Canada, West Vancouver (June)
2017      Chali Rosso Gallery, Inspired by the Masters, Vancouver (March)
2016      Federation Gallery, Painting on the Edge International Exhibition, Vancouver
2016      Ian Tan Gallery, Assurance of Doubt, 3 Woman Show, Vancouver
2015      The Cultch Gallery, Hanging by a Thread, Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver (CARFAC fee paid)
2015      Vancouver Maritime Museum, Harbour Art, Vancouver
2015      Federation Gallery, Scenes from Western Canada, Granville Island Vancouver
2015      Federation Gallery, Abstract Show, Granville Island Vancouver
2014      District Library Gallery, Solo Show, By a Thread, North Vancouver
2014      Federation Gallery, Scenes from Western Canada, Granville Island, Vancouver
2014      Cultch Gallery, The Lost duo exhibition, Vancouver
2014      Federation Gallery, Painting on the Edge, International Exhibition, Vancouver
2013      City Scape Gallery, About Face, North Vancouver Arts Council, North Vancouver
2013      Vancouver Maritime Museum, Water Works, Vancouver
2012     City Scape Gallery, Sans Brush, Exhibition, North Vancouver
2012     Lord Byng Gallery, Byng Community Arts Show, Vancouver
2012    Roundhouse Gallery, Artists in our Midst 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Vancouver
2011    Cantu Gallery Art Space, Space in Between, Vancouver
2010     Laura K. Jewitt Design Gallery, Winter White, Vancouver
2009    Gallery Kent, Passages, Istanbul, Turkey


Art Festivals and Salons:

2014-16 Parker Art Salon, Vancouver
2010-16 Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver


Competitions and Awards:

2014     Award of Excellence: Federation of Canadian Artists, Scenes from Western Canada
2014     Outstanding Achievement: Federation of Canadian Artists, Painting on the Edge


Bibliography:

2017     Art Avenue Magazine/ Federation of Canadian Artist – Feature Article - Author
2016     Art Avenue Magazine / Federation of Canadian Artists “Painting on the Edge” Feature
2014     Art Avenue Magazine “Painting on the Edge” Award Winners’ Feature
2014     North Shore News Pictorial: “By a Thread” solo exhibition (March)
2014     GalleriesWest.com “By a Thread” Featured Exhibition (March)
2014     North Shore News Pictorial: “About Face” group exhibition Featured Artist (February)
2013     Community Arts/Life Blog: www.vancouversun.com - Author
2010     Vancouver Sun West Coast Life Calendar: Featured Artist - The Eastside Culture Crawl, Nov, 10th
2010     CJSF 90.1 FM Sound Therapy Interview, November 28th
2010     102.7 FM Radio, Artist in Residence Feature: “It Takes a Village”, Vancouver, March 25th
2010     Artists in our Midst Featured Artist: www.artistinourmidst.com, Vancouver, January
2010     Artists in our Midst Catalogue: ISBN #978-0-9812211-2-0
2008    TRT International: Turkish Radio and Television Interview, Istanbul, March


Galleries and Professional Affiliations:

2016       Thrive Art Mastermind Group, Vancouver
2012-16   Federation Gallery, Exhibiting Artist, Vancouver - www.artists.ca
2012-16   North Vancouver Arts Council, Exhibiting Artist, North Vancouver – www.nvarts.ca
2010-16   Eastside Culture Crawl, Exhibiting Artist, Vancouver – www.eastsideculturecrawl.com
2015-16   Parker Art Salon, Council Member/Founder/Exhibiting Artist - www.parkerartsalon.com
2015-16   Opus Art Stores Workshop Facilitator, Opus Art Stores, Vancouver and Coquitlam
2016       West Vancouver Arts Council, Exhibiting Artist, West Vancouver
2014       Richmond Artist Guild, Workshop Facilitator, October 8, Vancouver
2013       International Women’s Forum Public Art Tour Director for, October 18th, Vancouver
2013-15  Elevation  Gallery, Representation – www.elevationgallery, Canmore
1990-03 Richmond School Board, Teacher / English Department Head, RC Palmer Secondary School


Charitable Donations

2017      Anxiety BC – Art Fundraiser, Vancouver

2016     HSBC – BC Children’s Hospital Annual Fundraiser/Fine Art Auction, Vancouver

2016    Canadian Cancer Society – Daffodil Ball Auction, Vancouver

2016    Dare Arts - Auction sponsored by Parker Art Salon, Vancouver

2015   Vancouver Food Bank - Auction sponsored by Parker Art Salon, Vancouver

2015    SheWay - Dance for Change, Auction sponsored by Eliane Hair and Spa, Vancouver

2015    Out in Schools - Fall Gala Auction, Vancouver 2015 HSBC Vancouver – BC Children’s Hospital Annual Fundraiser/Fine Art Auction

2015    Society for the Promotion of Environmental Conservation (SPEC) – Auction, Vancouver

2015    Canadian Cancer Society – Daffodil Ball Auction, Vancouver

2014    Canadian Cancer Society – Daffodil Ball Auction, Vancouver

2013    Canadian Cancer Society – Daffodil Ball Auction, Vancouver

2013    ARC Arthritis Society at the Vancouver Art Gallery - Inaugural Soiree Auction

2012    Canadian Cancer Society – Daffodil Ball Auction, Vancouver

2010    Engineers without Borders (SFU Chapter) - Auction, Vancouver 2010 HSBC Vancouver – BC Children’s Hospital Annual Fundraiser/Fine Art Auction

2007   International Women of Istanbul - Annual Arts Fundraiser, Istanbul, Turkey


Volunteer Work:

2014-16   Board of Directors / Site Coordinator for Parker Art Salon, Vancouver  

2014-15   Special Events / Artist Assistant for Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver

2010-11    Board of Directors: Events Coordinator /School Liaison – Artists in our Midst, Vancouver

2009-10  Special Event Coordinator – MEF International School, Istanbul Turkey