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Rilla Marshall

Belfast, PEI, Canada

 

EDUCATION
2007 - Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, Maine, USA. Small scale tapestry  workshop with Jon Eric Riis.
2004 - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD University), Halifax, NS.  BFA, Major in Textiles.

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016  - The Liminal Project, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, NS. (solo)
2015  - The Liminal Project, Annexe Gallery, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, NL. (solo)
2009-10 - Home Terrain, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI. (solo)
2006 - Social Tessellation, Gallery in the Guild, the Guild, Charlottetown, PEI.  (two person)
2004 - Time Line Lost Found,  Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS. (solo)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015  - WIld, Pure Aesthetic Wonder, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador Gallery, St. John's, NL + Discovery Centre, Gros Morne National Park, NL
2014-15 - Dreamland: Textiles and the Canadian Landscape, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI.
2014 - Art in the Open, one night outdoor art festival, Charlottetown, PEI.
2013 - Art in the Open, one night outdoor arts festival, Charlottetown, PEI.
2011 - Art in the Open, one night outdoor arts festival, Charlottetown, PEI.
2010 - Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition, Devon House Gallery, Craft Council of NL, St. John’s, NL.
          - Out of Purgatory III, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI.
          - Laborious, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON.
2009 - Contemporary Fibres, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, NS.  
2007 - Common Threads, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI.
         - Common Threads, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design Calgary, Alberta.  
         - Celebration of Crafts: Enriching Island Culture. Eptek Centre, Summerside, PEI.
         - A Heritage Room with New Views: An Exhibition of Island Art and Fine Crafts.  Lieutenant Governor House at Fanningbank, Charlottetown, PEI.  
         - Out of Purgatory II,  Peake Street Artist Collective.  Peake Street Studio, Charlottetown, PEI.  
2006 - Puzzles,  Peake Street Artist Collective.  Peake Street Studio, Charlottetown,     PEI.  
         - Out of Purgatory I,  Peake Street Artist Collective.  Peake Street Studio, Charlottetown, PEI.  
         - The Memory Show,  Peake Street Artist Collective.  Peake Street Studio, Charlottetown, PEI.  
2004 - NSCAD Emerging Artists,  Argyle Fine Art Gallery, Halifax, NS.  
2002 - Accumulation, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.  


OTHER PROJECTS
2014 - Heirloom: A Survey of Contemporary Island Craft, curator, Gallery at the Guild, Charlottetown, PEI.
2006 - Mozart's Requiem, weaving/music composition collaboration with contemporary chamber orchestra Motion Ensemble, as part of OK, Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival, Imperial Theatre, Sackville, NB.    

AWARDS
2014 - Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts, dissemination grant
2012 - Professional Development Grant, P.E.I. Crafts Council
          - W.B. Bruce European Fine Art Travel Scholarship, Brucebo Foundation, Gotland, Sweden
2010 - Creation Grant for Artists, Nova Scotia Department of Tourism Culture and Heritage
2008 - Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2008 Award for Exceptional Achievement by a Young Craftsperson
         - Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, Project Grant
         - Craft Council of NL, New Creations Fund Grant
         - Toronto One of a Kind Show, New Artisan Scholarship
2007 - Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts, Professional Development Grant.
2005 - Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts, Production/Creation Grant for Emerging Artist.  
2003 - Dunes Studio Scholarship for Craft, NSCAD University.
1998 - Lester B. Pearson College scholarship, Victoria, BC.

COLLECTIONS
- Confederation Centre Art Gallery permanent collection.
- Various private collections.

PUBLIC TALKS
2016 - Public Artist Talk "the Liminal Project", Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, NS
2016 - Artist Talk "the Liminal Project", NSCAD University Textiles Department, Halifax, NS
2012 - Public Artist Talk "Following the Thread: Swedish Hand-weaving Traditions and Contemporary Textiles", Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI
         - Public Artist Talk "Following the Thread: Swedish Hand-weaving Traditions and Contemporary Textiles", Gotland Art Gallery, Visby, Gotland, Sweden
2010 - Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Artist Talk for Home Terrain
2009 - Mary E. Black Gallery, Artist Panel Talk for Contemporary Fibres
2007 - Confederation Centre Art Gallery Public Art Talks, "Technology and Weaving: High Tech     Craft".  
2004 – Anna Leonowens Gallery Artist Talk for Time Line Lost Found.