About Me

 
EDUCATION

PhD (Interdisciplinary Studies in English Literature, Fine Arts, and Sociology). University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

Master of Fine Arts (Printmaking, Drawing, Painting). University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Art) Open University in conjunction with Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.

Diploma in Fine Arts (Printmaking). Honours. Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.

Bachelor of Arts (Major English). University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Focus 2017 (Invited), Grant Berg Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alta, Canada

Roma Cinema DOC Film Festival (Juried), Rome, Italy

Points of View, Peace Gallery North, Fort St John, BC, Canada

2016

Video production & projections for The Buddy Holly Story, Stage North, North Peace Cultural Centre, Fort St John, BC.

14th International Short & Independent Film Festival (Juried), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Semi-Finalist at Los Angeles Cine Fest, (Juried), Los Angeles, Ca.

Leicester City Film Festival,(Juried) Leicester, UK

Luminescence (Juried). Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, BC.

7th International New York City Independent Film Festival, (Juried). New York, NY.

TrixXxiefest Art and Film Festival, (Juried). St John’s, NFL, Canada.

Semi-Finalist at the Best Short Fest, (Juried). Lanark County, Ontario, Canada

Semi-finalist at El Ojo Cojo International Film Festival, (Juried). Madrid, Spain.

2015

Access Code Short Film Festival, (Juried). Srinagar, India.

Burnaby Film Forum, (Juried). Burnaby, BC.

LACDA 11 Year Anniversary Represented Artists Exhibit, (Invited). Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, California, CA.

Midnight Sun Art & Film Festival, (Juried). Sun Peaks, BC.

 Urban Landscapes, Dundarave Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2014

Laura Reznek ‘Who Came Before Us’ CD Release Show, Renegade Studios, Vancouver.

Turkish Ten painting exhibition, Cay Bahcesi, Gokcebel, Turkey

BIMPE VIII: Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition (Juried), Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC; UBC Okanagan Gallery, Kelowna, BC; SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB.

Electron Salon (Invited), Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

How Nice To Have A Hobby (Curated), Leigh Square Arts Village, Port Coquitlam, BC.

2013

Precarious Balance: Photographic Art by Wendy D, Lisa MacLean, and Teyha MacKenzie, Vancouver East Cultural Centre Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

Art Afloat: A Celebration of Creativity, Ladner Float Home, BC.

The Responsive Landscape, Harmony Arts Festival, West Vancouver, BC.

Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

Heartfelt 2013, Vancouver Print Room, Vancouver, BC. Curated by Torrie Groening.

The Dark of the Night, (Juried). Photohaus Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2012

Viernes de Dolores: An Altar for the Virgin of Dolores, installations and performance, Guanajuato, Mexico

Right Before Her Very Eyes, Chancery Building of the Canadian
Embassy, Santiago, Chile

Agua Mexicana, Performance, Puerto Escondido, Mexico.

2011

Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, Ca, USA

Amed Beach Tree Piece: Colour Therapy, Amed Beach Mandalas & Rocky [Beach] Horror Picture Show, installations and collaborative performances, Amed, East Bali.

2010   

Text: 5th International Artists’ Book Triennial (Juried). Gallery Hübner Bokform, Halmstad, Sweden, Seoul International Book Arts Fair, Seoul, Korea and Venice, Italy

Matrices 2010 (Juried) Danube Gallery, Budapest, Hungary; KAS Gallery, Budapest, Hungary; Hungarian Workshop Gallery, Budapest, Hungary; D-Court Gallery, Budapest, Hungary; FISE Gallery Budapest, Hungary

DigitalArt.LA (Juried) Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Ca.

2009

Memento Mori, Series of multi-media installations in ruined cave houses, Ibrahimpasa, Cappadocia, Turkey

Plastic Goddesses, Series of multi-media installations and tomb projections in and around Kas, Turkey

Theatrum Florae, Series of mixed-media installations in and around Gumusluk and Kadikalesi, Bodrum/Mugla, Turkey

Text: 5th International Artists’ Book Triennial (juried). Leipzig Book Fair, Leipzig, Germany, Gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania and Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark

2008

Book of Hours (solo), Place Des Arts, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

2007

Snap to Grid 2007, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, Cal.

2006

Contaminated Architectural Space (solo). Kootenay Museum of

Art, Science and History, Castlegar, BC.

Space/Time/Memory, Cityscape Gallery, North Vancouver, BC.

Defining Space Photography Exhibition, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby

Snap To Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, Cal.

2004   

Quintessence, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC.

Beyond the Flesh Dress and Meat Brain: Fantasies of Biological Transcendence, (solo). Port Moody Arts Centre, Port Moody, BC.

Rust, Glass Onion Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

Metropolism, Glass Onion Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2003

Artropolis, CBC Studios, Vancouver, BC.

2001

Imprint, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC.

Triennial 100 Cities. Touring exhibition throughout Europe to 2003.

11th International Print Biennial Varna 2001. Varna, Bulgaria

Fallen: Recent Photoworks, (solo). Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC.

2000

International Triennial of Graphic Art 2000 “Bridge to the Future”, Juried. Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych, Krakow, Poland and traveling.

Triennial Krakow-Nurnberg, Nurnberg, Germany.

International Print Exhibition “Graphic Constellation”, Szczecin, Poland.

Malaspina Printmakers Annual Exhibition, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver, BC

Landscape and Bodies: Recent Photoworks, (solo).MPS Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

1999   

10th International Print Biennial Varna ‘99. Juried. Graphic Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria.

12th Norwegian Print Triennial, Invited. Fredrikstad, Norway.

International Triennial – Rio De Janiero, Juried. Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

To Remain at a Distance, Juried. Open Space, Victoria, BC.

1998   

XV Bienal de Ibiza, Juried. Museu D’Art Contemporani D’Eivissa, Spain

Mini-Triennial Continents, Juried. Art Gallery BWA, Jelenia Gora, Poland

International Triennial ‘97 – Cracow – Nuremberg, Juried. Fair Center Nuremberg, Germany

1997

In Situ: Contemporary Canadian Prints, Invited. McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton

9th International Print Biennial – Varna 97, Juried. City Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria.

Triennial 100 Cities, Invited. Touring exhibition throughout Poland organised by SMTG, Cracow, Poland.

International Print Triennial – Cracow (MTG ‘97) Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych, Krakow, Poland

2nd International Triennial of Graphic Art. Invited. Art Gallery Bitola, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia.

8th International Exhibition of Portrait Drawings and Graphics. Invited. Tuzla Portrait Gallery, Bosnia

Canadian Prints Down Under, Invited. Balmain Watch House Gallery St. Peters, Australia and Impressions Gallery, Perth, Australia

Identities, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C.

1996

14th Bienal Ibizagrafic 96, Juried. Museu D’Art Contemporani D’Eivissa, Ibiza, Spain

Face, Open Studio’s Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ont. Station Art Centre, Whitby, Ont. and Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, P.Q.

3rd Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Juried. Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

10th Seoul International Print Biennale, Juried. Il Min Cultural Centre, Seoul, Korea

I Miedzynarodowe Biennale Raciborz ‘96, Galeria Zyhdi, Raciborz, Polska

1995

45th Annual Boston Printmakers North American Print Exhibition. Juried. Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Boston, Mass.

Small Prints ‘95. Invited. Galerija Graficki Kolektiv, Beograd, Yugoslavia.

18th International Independante Exhibition of Prints in Kanagawa 95, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan.

Exhibition to Benefit Bosnia: “Seventh International Biennial Exhibition of Portrait Drawings and Graphics Tuzla ‘95”. Invited. Sponsored by Children in Crisis and Tuzla Portrait Gallery, Hamburg, Germany and Tuzla, Bosnia Herzegovina.

Malaspina Printmakers 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.

1994

Print Types. Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas and Central College, Pella, Iowa.

Small Prints ‘94. Invited. Galerija Graficki Kolektiv, Beograd, Yugoslavia.

International Triennial of Graphic Art. Invited. Art Gallery Bitola, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia.

Opere Segnalate – Premio Internazionale Biella per L’Incisione. Accademia di Bella Arti, Bologna and Accademia Albertina di Bella Arti, Torino, Italy.

64 – 94 Contemporary Decades. Curated by Sam Carter. Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.

1993

Seattle Art Fair. Seattle, Wa.

5th Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Wakayama. Juried. Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan.

XII Premio Internazionale Biella per L’Incisione 1993. Invited. Palazzo Ferrero della Marmora, Biella, Italy.

Canadian Artists to the Benefit of the Havel Foundation. Invited. Havel Foundation, Prague, Czech Republic.

New Work. Prior Editions, Vancouver, B.C.

Imagined Meaning. (solo). MPS Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

Burgess/MacLean: Representation and the Iconic Image. Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alta.

1992

Ibizagrafic ‘92. Juried. Museu d’Art Contemporani, Eivissa, Spain.

Faculty Show. Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.

Malaspina Printmakers Annual Members Show. Juried. CACV Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

New Work. Prior Editions, Vancouver, B.C.

1991

Canada/China Cultural Exchange. Cultural Centre, Zuhai, China and travelling.

19th International Biennial of Graphic Art. Juried. Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia.

Malaspina Annual Members Show. Juried. CACV Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

Four Solo Players. Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, Ont.

Medicine Hat Print Show 1991. Juried. Travelling throughout Western Canada.

Fictional Narratives. Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C.

Fictional Narratives. MPA Gallery, Winnipeg, Man.

1990

Canadian Printmakers. Invited. Travelling exhibition throughout the United States curated by the Missouri Print Consortium.

5th International French Biennale. Juried. Forum des Cholettes, Paris, France.

5th International Triennial of Graphic Art. Juried. Pohjanmaan Museo, Vaasa, Finland.

6th International Biennial of Portrait Graphics and Drawings. Invited. Yugoslav Portrait Gallery, Tuzla, Yugoslavia.

Grabados Canadienses. Centre Internacional de Recerca Grafica, Calella, Spain and Centre Permanent D’Artesania de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

Intergrafik ‘90. Juried. Berlin, German Democratic Republic.

The Printed Figure. Canadian Cultural Centre, Rome, Italy.

Malaspina Printmakers: Contemporary Canadian Prints. Touring exhibition throughout Scotland.

Contemporary Prints. Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.

Malaspina Printmakers 15th Anniversary. Juried. Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.

Contemporary West Coast Prints. Windsor Printmakers Forum,Windsor, Ont.

1989

18th International Biennial of Graphic Art. Juried. Museum

of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia.

Malaspina Printmakers in Peru. Instituto Culturale Peruano y Norteamericano, Lima, Peru.

Malaspina: Prints. Pohjanmaan Museo, Vaasa, Finland.

Fantasy Art Exhibition. Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C.

Recent Acquisitions. Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.

Figure and Ground (Solo), Station Arts Centre, White Rock, B.C.

Lisa MacLean: Prints and Paintings (Solo), Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C.

1988

5th International Graphics Exhibition. Invited. Instituto per La Cultura e L’Arte, Catania, Italy.

12th International Biennial of Graphic Art. Juried. Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych, Krakow Poland and Katowice, Poland.

Graff Decembre 1988. Juried. Galerie Graff, Montreal, P.Q.

Malaspina Printmakers 1988 Annual. Juried. Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.

Medicine Hat Print Show 1988. Juried. Medicine Hat Cultural Centre and travelling.

Malaspina Printmakers: Select Prints. Juried. Travelling to the Grand Forks Art Gallery and the Langham Centre, Kaslo, B.C.

Lisa MacLean: Recent Work (Solo), Wenniger Graphics, Provincetown, Mass., USA.

Objects of Collective Memory (Solo), Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.

Lisa MacLean: Recent Prints (Solo), Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, B.C.

1987

7th International Miniprint de Cadaques. Juried. Taller Galeria Fort, Barcelona, Spain.

13th International Independante Exhibition. Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Japan.

5th Annual Printmakers Show. Juried. Fine Impressions Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

17th International Biennial of Graphic Art. Juried. Museum of  Modern Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia.

2nd International Exhibition of Miniature Art. Juried. Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Ont.

Graff Decembre. Juried. Galerie Graff, Montreal, P.Q.

Malaspina Printmakers 12th Annual. Juried. Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.

Artropolis. Curated. Beatty Street, Vancouver, B.C.

The Story Behind the Art. Curated. Granville Island Graphics, Vancouver, B.C.

Black and White Show. Curated. Granville Island Graphics, Vancouver, B.C.

New Work (Solo), Malaspina Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

1986

Four Printmakers and One Sculptor. Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C.

Three Printmakers. Bau Xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

Malaspina Printmakers 11th Annual. Juried. CACV Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

Four Women. Alternative Space, Vancouver, B.C.

1985

Malaspina Printmakers 10th Anniversary. Juried. Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

Four Printmakers. Curated. Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, Ont.

Graduation Show. Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.

Annual Drawing Show. Juried. Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.

The Women of Emily Carr. Curated. Hycroft House, Vancouver, B.C.

Lisa MacLean (Solo), Firehall Theatre Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012 – present

Instructor, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Critical and Curatorial Studies Department.

Professor, Simon Fraser University, Seniors Program.

Professor, University of British Columbia, Liberal Studies Program.

2011 – present

Honorary Research Associate, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC. Artist, researcher, and writer

1994 – 2011

University-College Professor, Liberal Studies Program, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, B.C.

May 2010

Faculty and Coordinator, Liberal Studies Abroad Program in Turkey.

May  2008, 2006, 2003, 2001, 1998, 1997

University-College Professor and Co-Director, Liberal Studies Abroad Program in Florence, Italy.

May 1993 & 94

Instructor, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design Florence Program, Santa Reparata Arts Centre, Florence Italy.

1990 – 1994

Instructor, Studio and Academic Studies Divisions, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.

1988 – 1989

Sessional Lecturer, Fine Arts Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

1986 – 1991

Director, Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, B.C.

AWARDS

2015

Best Technical Achievement for The Fire Ceremony: Metamorphosis at the Burnaby Film Forum

2012

Bronze Medals, Freestyle & Backstroke, BC Seniors Games

2009

Assisted Research Leave, Vancouver Island University

Travel Grant, Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University Research Fund Grant

2008

Malaspina University-College Faculty Research Grant

Malaspina University-College International Education Research Grant

2006

Malaspina University-College Faculty Travel Grant

Alejandro Malaspina Research Centre Grant

Bronze Medal, Masters Women, Spokane Inline Marathon, Wa., USA

2005

Malaspina University-College Faculty Scholarly Research Grant

Bronze Medal, Masters Women, Spokane Inline Marathon, Wa., USA

2000

Malaspina University-College Research Fund Grant

1998 – 1999

Malaspina University-College Faculty Scholarly Research Grant

1996 – 1997

Malaspina University-College Faculty Travel Grant

1995 – 1996

Malaspina University-College Faculty Scholarly Research Grant

City of Boston Juror’s Commendation Award, 45th Annual

North American Print Exhibition

1994 – 1995

St. John’s University (Shanghai) Fellowship

Malaspina University-College Faculty Scholarly Research Grant

1993 – 1994

St. John’s University (Shanghai) Fellowship

University of British Columbia Graduate Fellowship

Finalist for the Premio Internazionale Biella per L’Incisione,

Biella, Italy

1992 – 1993

Obre Seleccionat at Ibizagrafic 92, Museu D’Art Contemporani

D’Eivissa, Spain

University of British Columbia Graduate Fellowship

1991 – 1992

University of British Columbia Graduate Fellowship

Simons Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

1990 – 1991

University of British Columbia Graduate Fellowship

British Columbia Cultural Fund Professional Development Award

1989

Malaspina Printmakers Artist Exchange Grant

1988

Amess Foundation Grant

Canada Council Grant

1984

British Columbia Cultural Fund Scholarship