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Mary Parslow AFCA
* B.Ed degree in Studio Art and Education from Whitelands College, London, England and the University of Victoria, BC. Canada- with Distinction.
* Graphics Training, with Visioning and Planning Facilitation- The Grove, San Francisco, USA, and The Institute of Cultural Affairs, Toronto, Canada
* Northern Lights College Visual Arts Program, Dawson Creek, BC, 2008-2010
DESIGNATIONS: Signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, AFCA
WORKSHOPS in the last eight years from:
Victoria Edgarr and Alain Costaz- Printmakers, Sara Norquay-Printmaker, Jon Swindler- Printmaker, Teressa Bernard SFCA- Mixed Media, Suzanne Northcott SFCA- Mixed Media, Mike Svob SFCA- Acrylics, Mareth Warren- Watercolours, Nicoletta Baumeister AFCA - Dimensions of Art Making and Abtsraction, Elizabeth Harris- En Plein Air- Acrylics and Life Drawing, Jenn Bowes- Drawing, Painting and Printmaking, Laine Dahlen- Drawing, Printmaking and Painting, Don Tiller-Acrylics, Ken Housego- Assemblages, Janet Enfield- Sculpture, Karl White- Acrylics, Ron Prokrasso -Mono-prints, David Langevin SFCA - Acrylic Painting, Kathy Guthrie -Mixed Media and Calligraphy.
I teach printmaking workshops regularly in Peace River Alberta, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Dawson Creek B.C, Fort St John, B.C. and Charlie Lake , B.C. I have taught in Prince Rupert B.C.
GALLERIES: I am represented by The GRANT BERG GALLERY in Grande Prairie, Alberta and PEACE GALLERY NORTH, Fort St. John, B.C.
EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS:
* EX LIBRIS a Book and Print Show with Sara Norquay and Mary Parslow and a BOOK RELEASE of Mary's children's book " If I Could Go to Work with my Dad" June 28th, Peace Gallery North, Fort St John, BC.
* SPRING FLING SHOW, the PRFCA juried spring show March 12th, Honourable Mention, Dawson Creek Art Gallery
* PEACE LIARD REGIONAL juried show Fort St John, Peace Gallery North, Chosen Award.
* THE AWAGAMI INTERNATIONAL PRINT SHOW Japan.
* THE ADOGI INTERNATIONAL PRINT SHOW , CADAQUES, SPAIN. Exhibits in Spain, England and France.
* THE SUCCESS SHOW, The Federation of Canadian Artists' National juried show celebrating the new Signature members for 2018,Vancouver , B.C., March 2018- I was juried in as a signature member.
* THE FIRE OF '43 Group Art show, commemorating 75 years since the fire that destroyed downtown Dawson Creek
* THE ADOGI CADAQUES INTERNATIONAL PRINT SHOW juried in and exhibited in Spain, England, and France.
* THE ADOGI CADAQUES INTERNATIONAL PRINT SHOW exhibited in Spain, England, and France
* THE PRINTED SONG, Solo show of sculptural prints Sept.2017-Jan.2018, The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, Alberta
* THE SCARECROW INVITATIONAL SHOW, Grande Prairie Hospital Foundation show, Grande Prairie, Alberta
* THE PRINT ARTISTS' NORTH PRINT SHOW AND EXCHANGE, Juried show in Dawson Creek, Ft St John, Peace River and Grande Prairie
* MUSICAL MOMENTS, Solo show of prints, July 2017, Beaverlodge Cultural Centre, Alberta
* ARTISTS'CHOICE, Vancouver, B.C.- FCA National Juried show
* OUR HOME AND NATIVE LAND, FT.ST.John and Dawson Creek, PRFCA Juried show (Second place)
* MOODY HUES, Grande Prairie, Alberta- PRFCA Juried show (First Place)
* DEEP IMPRESSIONS -Solo Print Show- Dawson Creek Gallery and then Ft. St John Art Gallery
* WORKS ON PAPER, Vancouver, FCA National Juried Show
* BRIGHT IDEAS, Beaverlodge Area Cultural Centre, Alberta, PRFCA Juried show (Second Place)
* THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT, FT.ST.John B.C. PRFCA show, Juried show
* DEEP IMPRESSIONS- Solo Print Show-Centre for Creative Arts, Grande Prairie, Alberta
* ME, MYSELF, AND I- a contemporary print, self-portrait show- Ground Zero Printmakers, Victoria , B.C.
* SKETCH, Vancouver , B.C. - FCA Juried show
* SMALL, SMALLER, SMALLEST, Vancouver, B.C.- FCA National Juried show (First Place)
* PERMISSION TO DANCE, Grande Prairie, PRFCA show, Alberta, Juried (Award of Excellence)
* ARTIST'S CHOICE, PRFCA show Dawson Creek, B.C. Juried
* DIMENSIONS OF REALITY, PRFCA show, Ft.St.John, B.C. - Juried Show
* LIFE IN THE PEACE, Beaverlodge, Alberta Juried Show
* PEACE LANDSCAPES, PRFCA SHOW, Dawson Creek, BC - Juried (Third Place)
* PEACE WITHOUT BORDERS, PRFCA SHOW, Beaverlodge, Alberta- Juried Show
* THE BLACK AND WHITE SHOW, Centre for Creative Arts, Grande Prairie, Alberta- Juried Show
* THE SQUARED SHOW, Centre for Creative Arts, Grande Prairie, Alberta
* FLYING COLOURS GROUP SHOW, Fort St. John, BC
* WORKS ON PAPER FCA SHOW, Vancouver, BC- National Juried show(First Place)
* PEACE SQUARED, PRFCA SHOW, Grande Prairie, Alberta.-Juried show
* PEACE CONNECTIONS PRFCA SHOW, Fort St. John, BC- Juried (First Place)
* PEACE LIARD REGIONAL JURIED SHOW, Dawson Creek, BC- (Chosen Award)
* THOMPSON NICOLA SHUSHWAP FCA SHOW, Kamloops, BC-Juried show
* LANDSCAPE SHOW, FCA, Vancouver, BC- Juried
* THE BLUE SHOW, CREATIVE ARTS CENTRE, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Juried
* THOMPSON NICOLA SUSHWAP FCA SHOW, Kamloops, BC- Juried
* HAIKU INSPIRATIONS SHOW FCA, Vancouver, BC- Juried
* THE YELLOW SHOW, CREATIVE ARTS CENTRE, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Juried
* PEACE LIARD REGIONAL JURIED SHOW, Hudson's Hope, BC (First Place)
* PRFCA INAUGURAL SHOW- NEW BEGINNINGS, Dawson Creek, BC Juried Show (First Place)
* THE ABSTRACT SHOW FCA, Vancouver, BC- Juried National show
* PEACE LIARD REGIONAL JURIED SHOW, Chetwynd, BC- (Chosen Award)
* SMALL WORKS SHOW, Beaverlodge, Alberta
* INSPIRATION SIX GROUP SHOW, Fairview, Alberta
* INSPIRATION SIX GROUP SHOW, Dawson Creek, BC
* INSPIRATION SIX GROUP SHOW, Fort St. John, BC
* PEACE LIARD REGIONAL JURIED SHOW, Tumbler Ridge, BC (Chosen Award)
* ART OF THE PEACE JURIED SHOW, Grande Prairie, Alberta (Honourable Mention)
* PEACE PRINTMAKERS' GROUP SHOW, Fort St. John, BC
* VISUAL VOICES GROUP SHOW, Dawson Creek, BC.