Curriculum Vitae – Lorraine Thomson

Lives in Wortley Village
226-373-3188

Employment
Self-employed Artist 2009 to present
Curry’s Artist Materials-Assistant Manager – October 2011 to February 2013
Previous career as Nurse Practitioner
last position – Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre, London, ON

Education
2014: Z e n ta n g l e ® teacher training program,
Providence, Rhode Island, with founders Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts
2011: University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours with distinction, London, ON,
Studies in studio practices, contemporary art history, and theory
Specializing in drawing, sculpture and installation practices
Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Lakehead University, Honours Bachelor of Science in Nursing and then Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Thunder Bay, ON

Exhibitions (mostly group)
2015 London Studio Tour
2014 Lambeth Art Association annual show, London, ON
2014 “Square Foot Show”. Westland Gallery, London, ON
2014 Portside Gallery, miniature show – Port Stanley, ON
2013 “In The Round”, Graven Feather– Toronto, ON
2013 Starbuck’s coffee shops – 2 locations in London, Sept – November
2013 Visual Fringe, The Arts Project, London, ON
2013 “Square Foot Show”, Westland Gallery, London, ON
2013 Lambeth Art Association annual show, London, ON
2012 “Viz Biz”, London Arts Council- 2 month rotations, Mayor’s office, LAC office, London, ON
2012 Lambeth Art Association annual show, London, ON
2011-2012 pARTners: A collaboration with OSA- touring exhibition shown in Woodstock Art Gallery, Aurora Arts and Cultural Centre, the Japanese Paper Place, and the John B. Aird Gallery in Toronto (collaboration with artist Corinne Duchesne)
2011 “Entanglement”, (installation), Forest City Gallery. London, ON
2011 “Thick as Thieves”, Forest City Gallery, London, ON
2011 “Still Worked*”, (graduation show), ArtLab, University of Western Ontario, London
2011 “Those Artists”, APK Live, London, ON
2011 “Notions of Home”, Il Tenore Restaurant, London, ON
2011 “Die Akustischen Akademie” (sound installations), John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, UWO, London, ON
2010 A Visual Response to “Mapping Medievalism at the Canadian Frontier”, ArtLab Concourse Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
2010 “Practicum Starts Here”, ArtLab, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
2010 “Recent Watercolours”, (solo), Unitarian Fellowship of London, London, ON
2010 Art in the Village, Wortley Village, London, ON
2010 Lambeth Art Association Annual Show, London, ON
2009 “The Levelling”, ArtLab, University of Western Ontario, ON
2009 “299,792 km/s” (light installations), ArtLab, University of Western Ontario, London
2009 London Fringe Festival, Visual Fringe, The Arts Project, London, ON
2009 “Watercolours”, (solo) Unitarian Fellowship of London, London, ON
2008 “The Original 6th Annual Square Foot Show”, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, ON
2008 London Fringe Festival, Visual Fringe, The Arts Project, London, ON

Awards
2011 Forest City Gallery Exhibition Opportunity Award

Bibliography
2011 OSA, “pARTners: a collaboration.” Exhibition catalogue,
2009 Stewart, Beth. “Profiles.” Artscape, London, ON, Issue 37, p8.
2009 Travis, Heather. “Art sheds light on coffee consumption”, University of Western Ontario News, January 15, 2009, p7.

Professional Associations
CARFAC- Active member
Forest City Gallery- Active member
Lambeth Art Association -Active member


Publications