Curriculum Vitae

Karin Thorsteinsson


Education

2016 -2017

MLitt (Merit)

Fine art Practice

Glasgow School of Art

2009-2015

BFA

Fibre

Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD)

Exhibition Record

2018

Art Calgary; cSpace King Edward

2017

56.257070,-4.747947; Marion Nicoll Gallery

2017

Somewhere Far from the Subject itself, House For an Art Lover; Art Park

2015

The MARK, the HAND, the THREAD, ACAD

2014

Textílsetur Íslands; 28 Cakes 7 Medals 1 Stuffed Polar Bear, Árbraut 35

2014

Textílsetur Íslands; Lightly Acquainted, Populus Tremula Gallery 

 

2013

Contextural; Indigo, ACAD

2013

55 plus Winter Games 2013, Dee Fontans Wearable Art, Canada Olympic

 Park

2012

ArtWEAR, Hotel Arts

2011

Contextural; Collaboration, ACAD

Annually 2010-15

Fibre Fortnight, ACAD

Residencies                        

2017

Dumfries House Royal Drawing School; East Ayrshire, Scotland

2014

Textílsetur Íslands;  Blönduós, Iceland

Awards

2013

Alberta College of Art + Design,  Digital Fabric Design Competition

2014

Alberta College of Art + Design Bowtie Competition Commission

2015

The Phyllis Balm Purchase Award

Work Experience

2014

Co-Director Poly + Ester Student run Gallery

-Managing funds, ensuring work is installed correctly on time

2014 -2015

Student Representative for the Fibre Department at ACAD Student Association Show + Sale

-Assisting Students with inventory tracking, tending to display needs of students work, encouraging participation

2013 - 2015

Student Monitor ACAD Fibre Department

-Assisting students need, basic maintenance of facilities outside of classroom time