Betty L. Fahlman

RR1 Site 9 C-2, Nakusp BC, V0G 1R0
(250) 265-4636
fax (250) 265-4699


 

Exhibitions
 
2009 Oxygen Art Centre, Imprisonment For Removal - solo show (May), Nelson, B.C.
  Gallery 378, Imprisonment For Removal - group show (July, August), Nelson, B.C.
   
2008 RVAC, Imprisonment For Removal - group show, Revelstoke, B.C.
 
2007 ALFA Guild Gallery, Imprisonment For Removal – solo show, Nakusp, B.C.
  Kootenay Boundary Reg. Art Exhibition - Eye Piqued - group show, Creston, B.C.
 
2006 Langham Cultural Centre, Imprisonment For Removal – solo show, Kaslo, B.C.
  Touchstones Nelson, Museum of Art & History, The Ark Project – group show, Nelson, B.C.
  Silverton Gallery, Image & Form –group show, Silverton, B.C.
 
2005 ALFA Guild Gallery, Local focus – group show, Nakusp, B.C
  Minto House, group show, Nakusp, B.C.
 
2004 Kelowna Art Gallery, Women Souls And Persons – group show, Kelowna, B.C.
  ALFA Guild Galley, Women Who Run With Words – group show, Nakusp, B.C.
 
2003 ALFA Guild Gallery, Women of The Lakes – group show, Nakusp, B.C.
  Kootenay Gallery of Art, History and Sciences, Making it Work – group show, Castlegar B.C.
 
2002 Hidden Garden Gallery, Plants – Exotic&/or Mundane – solo show, New Denver, B.C.
  Mildred Erb Gallery, Plants – solo show, Nelson, B.C
 
2001 Artropolis, Self Portraits – group show, Vancouver, B.C.
 
2000 ALFA Guild Gallery, Dreams – group show, Nakusp, B.C.
 
1999 ALFA Guild Gallery, Explorations – solo show, Nakusp, B.C.
  Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Grad Show, Vancouver, B.C.
  Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Concourse Gallery, Print and Book Show, Vancouver, B.C.
 
1998 ALFA Guild Gallery, Views – group show, Nakusp, B.C.
 
1997 Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Concourse Gallery, SASS – group show, Vancouver, B.C.
 

Education
 
1999 Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Major)
Diploma of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)
 

Arts Administrative and Curatorial Experience
 
2001 Silverton Gallery - Committee to adjudicate funding projects.
1999 Member of Cultural Community of Nakusp and Area Society.
1998 - Present The Arrow Lakes Fine Arts Guild Society:
  ·         Executive member
  ·         Chairperson of Selection Committee
  ·         Chairperson of Hanging Committee
 

Media Coverage
 
2009 Imprisonment For Removal; Betty L. Fahlman, written by Boukje Elzinga, Exhibition Catalougue, Published by Oxygen Art Centre, May 2009, Nelson BC
   
2008 Art show features fantastic takes on wood, written by Alison Gagnon, Revelstoke Times Review, April 9/08, B10, Revelstoke B.C.
   
2006 Inspired By Nature, written by Sara Newham, Nelson Daily News, Oct. 11/06 Vol. 105 - No. 118, p. 1,3,Nelson, B.C.
  The Ark Project, Exhibition Catalogue, Nelson, B.C.
 
2004 Local artist finds success in process, written by Emanuel Sequeira, Discover Nakusp - Arrow Lakes Area, 2004 issue, p. 29, Nakusp, B.C.
   
2002 Mixed Media ‘Plants’ grow at the Gallery, submitted by Shawn Lamb, Express, Jan. 9/02 issue, p. 9, Nelson B.C.
  Betty Fahlman to exhibit in Nelson Museum, submitted by Shawn Lamb, Arrow Lake News, Jan.3/02 issue, p.3, Nakusp B.C.
 
2001 Local Resident Returns from Art School, written by Karen Hamling, Valley Voice, July 22/99 issue, p.16, New Denver B.C.
  Local Artist challenges stereotypes, written by Adrienne Mercer, Arrow Lakes News, July 7/99 issue, p. 3, Nakusp B.C.
 
2000 Inspiration leads to creation of ‘Dreams’ Show, written by Karen Hamling, Valley Voice, Aug. 31/00 issue, New Denver B.C.
   
1999 Local Resident Returns from Art School, written by Karen Hamling, Valley Voice, July 22/99 issue, p.16, New Denver B.C.
  Local Artist challenges stereotypes, written by Adrienne Mercer, Arrow Lakes News, July 7/99 issue, p. 3, Nakusp B.C.
 

Professional Experience
 
  • The Spirit Project - Mentor five young artists for the exhibition.
  • Writer's and Artist's Festival (Nakusp, New Denver) -Instructor  of Painting and Book Media
  • Betty L. Fahlman Studio –self-employed, Fine Art and Illustration:
    • Book media workshops.
    • Youth and Adult art classes.
  • Selkirk College - Drawing Instructor
  • Monashee Books – Book Cover and illustrations for Unsere Farm am Arrow Lake Edgewood B.C.
 

Professional Development
 
2001 Vancouver Academy of Art – Drawing the Portrait.
2001 Selkirk College -Instructional Skills Workshop.
B.C. Festival of the Arts, Nelson B.C. – delegate.
1994 Tom Lynch –Watercolour Workshop.
1993 Les Weisbrich – Watercolour Workshop.
 

Grants
 
2006 Art Starts Program – Nakusp Elementary School.
2003 Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Grant.