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Meet the Artists - 2017

2017 Mentoring Artists

Gallery: Elisabeth Belliveau

Elisabeth Belliveau

Elisabeth Belliveau

The Wood Buffalo Artist in Residency program is pleased to introduce Elisabeth Belliveau as the artist mentor for the upcoming 2017 program. Her deep appreciation for northern Alberta sparked during her previous role as a full time instructor in studio arts at Grande Prairie Regional College.

Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Belliveau is a Montréal-based interdisciplinary artist and published author of four graphic novels. Her work has been screened and exhibited internationally. She has attended a number of residencies, including the Banff Centre, Women’s Studio Workshop NY and National Film Board of Canada. Belliveau completed a BFA at Alberta College of Art and Design and an MFA at Concordia University in Montréal where she taught interdisciplinary studio arts. She was the 2015 recipient of the Federation Wallonie Bruxelles and Conseil des Arts et des Lettres Quebec studio residency in Belgium. She was recently awarded the CALQ studio residency for Tokyo Wondersite in Japan. For more information on her work, visit www.elisabeth-belliveau.com.

Gallery: Marc Siegner

Marc Siegner

Marc Siegner

Marc Siegner is a printmaker and artist living and working in Edmonton, Alberta. He completed his Masters of Visual Arts at Norwich University, Vermont College, graduating in August of 2003.

His print and installation works have been exhibited across Canada and internationally including: Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK, the USA, and the former Yugoslavia. He is co-founder of the Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists (SNAP) and was inducted into the City of Edmonton Cultural Hall of Fame in 2013.

His work is collected by The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, The Canada Council Art Bank, The Art Gallery of Alberta, The University of Alberta and several corporate and private art collections both in Canada and internationally.

Arts Council Wood Buffalo

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Arts Council Wood Buffalo

Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) is a non-profit organization that champions investment in the arts in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. ACWB will be providing an exclusive mentorship session for the AIR participants that is derived from their Business of the Arts learning series. The Business of the Arts program provides local artists with the skills they need to flourish as entrepreneurs as well as artists, and to create a sustainable living from their artistic practice.

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