Kim McCollum

Edmonton, Alberta

EDUCATION

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, September 2017-present

  • Masters of Fine Arts candidate in painting

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, September 2011-July 2013

  • Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy

  • Thesis study on mental health and the creative arts

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, August 2006- May 2011

  • Bachelor of Science with major in Health and Exercise Science

  • Second major in Studio Art 

Olds College, Olds, AB, June 2015-present

  • Master Weaver Program, Years 1-4

SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS

Don McColl Graduate Fellowship, Fall 2018-Summer 2019

  • University of Alberta

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Graduate Travel Award, Fall 2018

  • University of Alberta

  • Funding towards research travel to Morocco in November of 2018

Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship, Fall 2018

  • University of Alberta

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Scholarship, Fall 2018

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SHHRC) Distinction Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master’s

Alberta Foundation for the Arts Graduate Scholarship, Fall 2018

Images of Research Competition: Second Prize, Spring 2018

  • University of Alberta

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, Fall 2017-Spring 2018

  • University of Alberta

Lisa Lynn Leinweber Memorial Award, Spring 2013

  • University of Alberta

  • Academic and extracurricular excellence

Honorary Distinction for Studio Arts Major, Summer 2011

  • Wake Forest University

  • Awarded for essay and body of artwork

Honorary Distinction for Health and Exercise Science Major. Summer 2011

  • Wake Forest University

  • Awarded for thesis completed on the relationship between exercise and cognition in older adults

Athletic scholarship for track and field, 2006-2011

  • Wake Forest University, covering 100% tuition

Wake Forest University Art Exhibition Award, Summer 2011

  • Wake Forest University

  • Awarded for mixed media sculpture

Wake Forest University Painting Award, Summer 2010

All-Academic NCAA Division I Regional Distinction, Summer 2009

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association

  • Awarded for GPA and athletic accomplishment

TEACHING

Edmonton Weavers’ Guild, 2014-present

  • Instructor: Beginner Weaving, Intermediate Weaving, Rigid Heddle Weaving, Woven Art

St. Albert Place Visual Arts Council, Winter 2018

  • Hosted weaving retreat workshop for 60 participants

The Paint Spot, Spring 2016

  • Oil and wax painting workshop, Edmonton, April 2016

TA EMPLOYMENT 

Graduate Teaching Assistant: 300 level Painting, Fall 2017 with Gillian Willans

Graduate Teaching Assistant: 400 level Painting, Fall 2018 with Kim Sala

Graduate Teaching Assistant: 400 level Painting, Spring 2019 with Gillian Willans

FAB Gallery assistant, Spring 2018

  • Assisted gallery director with preparing gallery for exhibitions

Studio Assistant to professor Jesse Thomas, Spring 2018

  • Assisted with building projects for February 2018 show at Edmonton’s Scott Gallery

Studio Assistant to professor Jesse Thomas, Spring 2019

  • Assisted with building projects for future exhibition

ARTISTIC EXHIBITIONS

Art in Ubiquity: The Handwoven Tea Towel, Edmonton Weavers’ Guild, Alberta Craft Council, Spring 2019

  • Curator and editor of accompanying book publication, “Art in Ubiquity” including written contributions by University of Alberta professor Arlene Oak, Alberta University of the Arts professor Mackenzie Kelly-Frere, Artists Rachel Snack and Nikita Sheth.

50 Years Rat Free, FAB Gallery, University of Alberta, 

  • Group Exhibition, Quilted Abstraction: Indigo on display

Transplanted, University of Montana MFA Exhibition, Spring 2018

  • Group Exhibition, Woven Study 2 on display

TLEF Collaborative Project, Thin Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Spring 2018

  • Group Exhibition

Layers of Consciousness. Naess Gallery, Edmonton AB. Spring 2012

  • Solo Exhibition

Documenting Uncertainty: Remnants of Experiments in Oil and Wax, Hanes Art Gallery, Spring 2011 

  • Solo Exhibition

STARTist's Selections Exhibition. START Gallery, Winston-Salem NC. Winter 2011 

  • Group Exhibition

New Acquisitions to the Student Collection. START Gallery, Winston-Salem NC. Fall 2011 

  • Group Exhibition

Student Art Exhibition, Hanes Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC, Summer 2011 

  • Group Exhibition

Naked Generation. START Gallery, Winston-Salem NC. Spring 2011 

  • Group Exhibition