Sopa Fine Arts - Kelowna art gallery

Alan Boileau - CV

Born September 27 1958, Kitchener Waterloo, ON
1978/79 Conestoga College, Drafting and Mechanical Drawing
1981/82 Sir Wilfred Laurier University, Course studies in Faculty of Arts

Publications / Media


  • Jan 2008 Okanagan Now, CHBC ‘Year in Review’ with Sandy Dawson and Mike Roberts


  • Nov 2007 Okanagan Home – ‘The Heart of the Home’, Dorothy Brotherton
  • June 2007 Capital News, Front Cover - Pulse, ‘Stacked Deck’ with Glenna Turnbull
  • May 2007 the Camrose Booster, Camrose Casino Art by Dan Jensen
  • May 2007 Westside Weekly, Front Cover, ‘Larger than Life’ by Kirstin Lesosky


  • May 2006 CHBC TV, interview with Sandy Dawson, Okanagan Now


  • June 2005 Whistler this week, Arts in BC
  • Nov 2005 Kansai Newspaper, Japan, Canadian wood artist -Feature
  • Dec 2005 Mainichi Daily News, Kansai Governor and Assembly member of
  • Oct 2005 Higashi-Osaka City article featuring a ‘showing of Alan Boileau’s artworks’


  • Jan 2004 Kincardine News, Special Art Feature


  • Aug 2003 Westside Weekly, Westsider’s Art Finds good Company
  • April 2003 Okanagan Saturday, ‘Boileau working for Cincinnati Reds’
  • Aug 2003 Kincardine Daily, Kincardine arts center, guest artist


  • 2002 Westside Weekly, Camberry House Artist by Deborah Greaves
  • June 2002, Okanagan Saturday, ‘Wooden Ways’ by Shelley Nichol
  • Aug 2002 interview with CHFM Radio, CBCX, ATV Radio, and CKIK Radio in Calgary


  • July 2001 Mike Roberts, featured on ‘On the Road’ show, CHBC TV
  • March 2001, Capital News Lifestyle, Carving out a Living, by Barry Gerding


  • Nov. 2000 Kelowna and District arts Council, member highlights
  • Jan 2000 Kelowna Daily Courier, Carving the Carvers by Shelley Nichol-Smith


  • Jan 1999 Showcase, Okanagan Saturday, ‘Carving his Niche’ by Mary Lynn McCauley
  • Sept 1999 CBC Radio, Artist Interview,
  • Jan 1999 Bringing Wood to Life, Westside weekly by Dorothy Brotherton
  • July 1999 KADAC unveils plans by Jude Campbell

Current Gallery Showings

  • S2 Art Group, New Orleans
  • Jack Gallery, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas
  • Plaza Galleries, Whistler, BC
  • SOPA Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC
  • Webster Gallery, Calgary, AB
  • Tu Gallery, Edmonton, AB
  • The Wood Merchant, La Conner, WA
  • Galerie Christin, Toronto, ON
  • The Lloyd Gallery, Penticton, BC
  • Freed Gallery, Lincoln City, OR

Past Gallery showings:

Fingerhut Galleries, La Jolla, CA
Fingerhut Galleries, Laguna Beach, CA
L’Attitude Gallery, Boston, MA
Ryan Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Hanson Gallery, Carmel by the Sea, CA
Gallery One, Denver, CO
Gallery One, Santa Fe, NM
Masterpiece Galleries, Boca Raton, FL
Mixed Emotion Fine Art, Houston, TX
One World Gallery, Kula, Maui
Lampros Gallery, The Woodlands, TX
Art Mode Gallery, Calgary, AB
Art Mode Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Larry Smith Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Carrera Galleries, Las Vegas, NV
Gallery on the Green, Woodstock, Vermont
In Celebration of Golf, Las Vegas, NV
Douglas Gallery, Spokane, WA
Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB
Atlantic Galleries, Atlantic City, NJ
Hambleton Gallery, Kelowna, BC
Eclectica Gallery, Sylvan Lake, AB
Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
Studio 133, Toronto, ON
Victoria Park Gallery, Kincardine, ON
South Coast Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
Taos Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Handsmiths, Halifax, NS
Martin Arts, Bayfield, Ont.
Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, Ill
Entertainment Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Made In Canada, Edmonton, AB
Galerie Lacroix, Quebec, PQ
Crescent Hill Galleries, Mississauga, ON
Image West, Uclulet, BC
Gallery 24, White Rock, BC
Ariana Gallery, Detroit, MI
Arts on King, Toronto, ON
Chalk and Vermillion Fine Arts, New York, NY
Arnold Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI
Ardiel Emporium, Okotoks, AB
Opus 6ix, Eugene, OR

Hanson Gallery, Sausalito, CA
Philips Gallery, Seattle, WA
Century Club of Osaka, Japan
Art Connection, Las Angeles, CA
Hanson-Shaker Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Galleria di Sorrento, Las Vegas, NV
Morgan Dawn Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John, BC
Kenneth Behn Galleries, Seattle, WA
Rocky Mountain Gallery, Calgary, AB
Silver Star Galleries, Vernon, BC
Galerie di Sorrento, Las Vegas, NV
IFFT, Tokyo, Japan
Art Expo New York, NY
Art Expo Los Angeles, CA
Arts Alive, Scottsdale, AZ
Chasen Galleries, Richmond, VA
Very Canada, Banff, AB
Wall Street Gallery, Edmonton, AB
Harrison Galleries, Vancouver, BC
Gallery Mack, Seattle, WA
Editions Gallery, Edmonton, AB
DNJ Fine Art, Jacksonville, FL
Art’s on King, Toronto, ON
City Club of Tokyo, Japan
Canada House, Banff, AB
Art Connection, West Hollywood, CA
Pegasus Gallery, Saltspring Island, BC
Rowles and Company, Edmonton, AB
L’ Attitude Gallery, Boston, MA
L’ Attitude Gallery, Florida
Lampros Gallery, The Woodlands, TX
RIHGA Royal Hotel in Osaka, Japan
Artists of the World Gallery, Calgary, AB
Frank Miele Gallery, New York, NY
Van Dop Gallery, New Westminster, BC
Galerie D’Art, Quebec City, PQ
Marubeni associates, Osaka, Japan
Modern Villa, Cannon Beach, OR
Rendez-vous Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Galerie Giroux, St. Sauveur des Monts, PQ
Modern Villa, Seattle, WA

Corporate and Commercial Commissions:

General Fasteners, Kelowna, BC
Municipality of Whistler, BC
Calgary Flames National Hockey Club
Cara Foods LTD, Toronto Ont.
Kelowna Flightcraft, Kelowna, BC
B.C. Wood Specialties, Osaka, Japan
Arai Lumber, Tokyo, Japan
Montessori School, Redmond WA
Falcon Engineering, Kelowna, BC
Sims Furniture, Red Deer, AB
Brine Add Fluids, Calgary, AB
Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati, OH
Fairview Mountain Golf Club, Oliver, BC
The Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati, OH
Cedarscape Inc., Kelowna, BC
Kelowna Rockets Hockey Club, Kelowna, BC
RGO Office Products, Calgary, AB
Woodfire Bakery, Kelowna, BC
Riverside Forest Products, Kelowna, BC
Friends Pub, Westbank, BC
Landmark Square, Kelowna, BC
Marubeni Lumber Corporation, Osaka, Japan
B.C. Log and Pole, Vancouver, BC
New York Islanders Hockey Club, New York, NY
Kelowna Springs Golf Club, Kelowna, BC
Rogers Video, Vancouver, BC
Vintage Hills Country Club, Westbank, BC
CHUM FM Radio, Toronto, ON
The Fish House, Campbell River, BC
Highline Oxyzone, Vernon, BC
Regina Pats Hockey Association, Regina, SK
Ballard Power Systems, Vancouver, BC
Kelowna Cardiology Center, Kelowna, BC
Okanagan Plastic Surgery Ctr. Kelowna, BC
Bank of Montreal, Kelowna, BC
Roses Grill and Pub, Kelowna, BC
Boston Pizza, Kelowna, BC
Malone’s Bar and Grill, Vancouver, BC
Harvest Golf Club, Kelowna, BC
Sunset Ranch Golf Course, Kelowna, BC
INHS, Spokane, WA
Shannon Lake Golf Course, Westbank, BC
Kelowna Golf and Country Club, Kelowna, BC
Bogies Restaurants, Penticton, BC
Gunbarrell Grill, Penticton, BC
Fort St. John Sports Complex, Fort St John, BC
Portland Winter Hawks Hockey Team, Portland, OR
Spokane Chiefs, Spokane, WA
Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, Red Deer, AB
Spokane Indians, Spokane, WA
Spokane Shadow, Spokane, WA
Coast Hotels, Big White, BC
The Halgren Group, Las Vegas, NV
Plett, Goosen and Associates Law Offices, Brandon, MN

Ford Motors of Monroe, MI
Vernon Dodge Chrysler, Vernon, BC
Maple Ridge Sports Complex, Maple Ridge, BC
Sturgeon Hall, Kelowna, BC
New York Islanders Hockey Club, Plainview, New York,
Twin Lakes Resort & Golf, Penticton, BC
All Canada Erections, Vancouver, BC
Sports Med. Physiotherapy, Prince George, BC
Western Hockey League, Calgary, AB
Manitoba Moose Hockey Club, Winnipeg, MN
Hong Kong Bank of Canada
America Online Incorporated, Dulles, VA
Mayfield Consulting Canada Inc, Richmond, BC
Fairmont Willow Medical Building, Vancouver. BC
Canadian Airlines Saddledome, Calgary, AB
Olympia Greek Taverna, Kelowna, BC
Vibona Enterprises, Kelowna, BC
Coast Resort Hotel, Kelowna, BC
Bassett & Co. Law Firm, Westbank, BC
Mackenzie & Company Lawyers Office, Winnipeg, MN
Senor Frogs Restaurants, Kelowna, BC
Sumac Ridge Golf Club, Summerland, BC
Dilworth Mountain Developments, Kelowna, BC
CHBC Television, Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
R.G. Properties Inc., Vancouver, BC
Skyreach Place, Kelowna, BC
Contemporary Office Furnishings, Calgary, BC
T.D. Evergreen Financial Services, Kelowna, BC
Riders Pub, Vancouver, BC
Gregg Industries Incorporated, Edmonton, AB
Smyth Media Inc., Toronto, ON
Miles Schlosberg and Associates, Anchorage, Alaska
Land and Associates, Law Office, Chicago, Ill
Murphy Battista Lawyers, Vancouver, BC
Panda Flowers, Calgary, AB
Hammer Enterprises, Philadelphia, PA
Porcupine Creek Golf Club, Palm Desert, CA
Crescent Supply Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
Somerset Printing, San Francisco, CA
Stonepipe Bar and Grill, Victoria, BC
Dr. David Gibson Inc, Livermore, CA
Dr. Peter Mitchell Dentist Office, Kelowna, BC
The Manitoba Moose, Winnipeg, MN
Bassett and Co., Lawyers, Westbank, BC
Elizabeth and Sons, Langley. BC
Murphy and Battista, Lawyers, Vancouver, BC
Regina Pats Hockey Club, Regina, SK
Don Folk Chevrolet, Kelowna, BC
Camrose Resort Casino, Camrose Casino, AB
Gorman Brothers Lumber, Westbank, BC
Violinos Ristorante, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Marty Stienrech Family Practice, Kelowna, BC


Okanagan Hospice Society fundraiser, Kelowna, 2007
Westside Minor Hockey, Kelowna, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008
Kelowna United Select Soccer U13 Fundraiser, Kelowna, 2006
Kelowna Rockets Education Fund donation 2006
Greg Adams Celebrity Golf Tournament for Big Brothers, Kelowna, BC 2005
Evergreen Fundraiser for Rotary Center for the Arts, Kelowna, BC 2004 & 2005
Whistler Performing Arts Center benefit, Whistler 2004
Community Futures Development Event, Kelowna, BC 2004
Alberta Children’s Hospital Benefit, Edmonton, Alberta 2003
Greg Adams Celebrity Golf Tournament for Big Brothers, Kelowna, BC 2003
Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Charity Auction, Carmel California 2002
Heart to Heart, for the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation, Vancouver, BC 2002
Children’s Miracle Network, Spokane Washington 2001
Okanagan Celebrity Waiters benefit for the United Way 1999 & 2000