Alayne Spafford – CV


Education

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK (1989-1993)
• Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours (Distinction, Distinguished exhibition)

Centre Des Metiers D’Art En Construction Textile (CMACT), Montreal, QC (1997)
• Jaquard weaving (Pointcarre software, tapis au tissage)
Concordia University, Montreal, QC (1997)
• Fibre Structures, Textile print and dying
Dawson College, Montreal, QC (2001)
• Graphic Design


Work Experience

  • Book cover art, Cave vitae, Diana Adams, Plain View Press, Austin, Texas (2007)
  • Cirque Du Soleil, Montréal, QC (1998-2002) – Atelier du Costumes- Textile design, hand painting, dying, silkscreen, lace making
  • Dawn Hettrich Design, New York, NY (1997-2001) – Woven fabric samples (jacquard), creating and finishing textile designs
  • Dennis Evans Fine Arts, Saskatoon, SK (1993-1995) – Framer, Retail sales
  • Assiniboia Bessborough Gallery, Saskatoon, SK (1992-1994) – Summer gallery curator
  • Western Development Museum, Saskatoon, SK (1994-1995) – Volunteer, creation of exhibits, research, display
  • University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK (1991-1994) – Printmaking lab assistant

Exhibitions

2018

  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Equilibrium, Mar 1 – Apr 3 2018)

2017

  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC, – Gander with Ulrich Panzer and Matt Petley-Jones (Aug 3 – Sept 5 2017)

2016

  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC, – Turnaround with Jordi Alfaro (Oct 6 – Nov 1 2016)
  • Parade Gallery, Edmonton, AB – Kit and Caboodle (juried exhibit- Nov.27 – Jan 3, 2016)

2015

  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Over the Edge-Phil Darrah & Alayne Spafford (Oct.1 – Nov.3 2015)

2014

  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Alayne Spafford and Emily Filler (joint show- April 6 – May 6, 2014)

2013

  • Coup, Edmonton, AB – Burn Design Collective – Alayne Spafford and Howard Pruden – (premiere show June 15 – 2013)
  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Alayne Spafford and Margaret Glew (joint show- Mar. 7 – Apr. 7, 2013)

2012

  • Muse Gallery, Toronto, ON – Layers (solo show- May9 – May 30, 2012)

2011

  • Muse Gallery, Toronto, ON – Group Show (Nov – Dec 2011)
  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Turning Points (solo show- Oct.6 – Nov.1, 2011)

2010

  • Sideshow Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta – Menagerie (Group show- Nov. 12 – Jan. 8, 2010)
  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Time Passages (2 person show- Sept.2 – Oct.5, 2010)

2009

  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna BC – Xmas show (group show- Dec.3 – 24, 2009)
  • Rouge Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – Group Show (June 26 – Aug. 29 2009)
  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Selected Works (group show- March 5 – 31, 2009)
  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – This just in (group show- Dec.4 – Jan.13, 2009)

2008

  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Straight Forward, (gallery artists exhibition, May 1- June 3)
  • Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC – Gifted Holiday Group Exhibition, December 6 – Jan 8, 2008

2007

  • Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB – Pale Marks (solo exhibit – May 5 – May 17, 2007)

2006

  • Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB – -Sequence, Square, Line and Rhythm (solo exhibit- March 24 – April 5, 2006)

2004

  • Walterdale Theatre, Edmonton, AB – New Works by Alayne Spafford (solo exhibit- October 12-23, 2004)

1998

  • Belgo Building, Montreal, QC – Square (solo exhibit- September 1-31, 1998)
  • V.A.V. Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, QC – Seamless (Juried exhibit- March 2-7, 1998)

1995

  • Assiniboia Bessborough Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – Art 1995 (Group show- May 14-31, 1995)

1993

  • Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – BFA Exhibit (April 19-23, 1993)
  • AKA Artist’s Centre, Saskatoon, SK – Postcards to the Centre (Group show- March, 1993)
  • St. Thomas Moore Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – Impressions of five (Group show- January 24 – February 13, 1993)
  • Francis Morrison Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – University of Saskatchewan sculpture show (Group show- January, 1993)

1992

  • Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – Bachelor of Fine Arts show (Group show- 1992)

1991

  • Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – Bachelor of Fine Arts show (Group show- 1991)

1990

  • Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – Bachelor of Fine Arts show (Group show- 1990)

1989

  • Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – Bachelor of Fine Arts show (Group show- 1989)

Media

  • Artist Spotlight Series, Interview with Alayne Spafford  The English Room, September 2015
  • CTV Prime time Interview, Burnt Art  Burn Design Collective – Howard Pruden and Alayne Spafford, May 2013
  • Avenue Magazine, Playing with Fire, Burn Design Collective –Howard Pruden and Alayne Spafford, August, 2013
  • Akimbo, ‘Layers’ Art Exhibition Feature, May, 2012
  • House and Home magazine Canada, article on first prize winning renovation, April issue, 2009
  • The Edmonton Sun, Time marches on.  Alayne Spafford, May 2007