DEBORAH BAKOS – CV - 2019


Education:

2007      Emily Carr University, Vancouver: Certificate of Fine Art - Painting

1994 Simon Fraser University, Vancouver: Media Studies /post grad /15 credits
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)


Exhibitions:

2019 Federation Gallery, Painting on the Edge, Vancouver

2019       Pez Gordo Gallery, Puertas, Group Exhibition, San Jose Del Cabo

2018      Fire Hall Arts Centre, Eastside Culture Crawl Preview Group Exhibition, Vancouver

2018       Off the Rail Brewing, Bare Minimum, Group Show, Vancouver

2018      Charles Clarke Gallery at Strangefellows Brewery, Our Brief Selves, Solo Show, Vancouve

2018      Port Moody Art Center From Where We Stand  - 13 Feet Off The Ground,  July - Vancouver                                                                                                                                               
2018      Lupppolo Brewing Co. 13 Feet Off the Ground-Graniti Murales, Vancouver, May - Vancouver

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
2015      Vancouver Maritime Museum, Harbour Art , Vancouver
2015      Federation Gallery, Scenes from Western Canada, Granville Island Vancouver
2015      Federation Gallery, I, 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

Residencies:

 2017       Graniti Murales | Graniti, Sicily

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2017     Gazzetti Online "12 Canadain Artists Paint Centuries Old Walls" in Graniti, Graniti Sicily                                                     

2017     Daily Hive “11 Vancouver Artists to Follow on Instagram”, April 17th, Vancouver                                                                                                                                                             

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


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

CoRPORATE cOLLECTIONS:

  • FS Financial, Vancouver

  • Beedie Developement Group, Vancouver

  • Benneton, Italy

Workshops and Classes:

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


Galleries and Professional Affiliations:

2019 Eastside Culture Crawl, Fundraising Committee - www.culturecrawl.ca, Vancouver

2017-19    13 Feet Off The Ground Artist Collective (member/founder), Vancouver

2016-19    Thrive Art Mastermind Group, Vancouver

2015-19   Parker Art Salon, Council Member /Founder/ Event Staging and Design - www.parkerartsalon.com , Vancouver                                                                                                             

2012-18   North Vancouver Arts Council, Exhibiting Artist, North Vancouver

2010-18   Eastside Culture Crawl, Exhibiting Artist, Vancouver – www.eastsideculturecrawl.com

2016-18   West Vancouver Arts Council, Exhibiting Artist, West Vancouve

2012-16   Federation Gallery, Exhibiting Artist, Vancouver - www.artists.ca

2015-17   Opus Art Stores Workshop Facilitator, Opus Art Stores, Vancouver and Coquitlam

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

2019     Vancouver General Hospital Night of a Thousand Stars Gala and Fine Art Auction, Vancouver

2018     Vancouver General Hospital Night of a Thousand Stars Gala and Fine Art Auction, Vancouver

2018    HSBC – BC Children’s Hospital Annual Fundraiser/Fine Art Auction, Vancouver

2018     Anxiety BC – Art Fundraiser, Vancouver

2017     HSBC – BC Children’s Hospital N Fine Art Auction, Vancouver

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 - Event Design/Staging/Logisticsr for Parker Art Salon, Vancouver  www.parkerartsalon.com

2014-17  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