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Colleen Ulliac lives and works in Edmonton, Alberta.  She holds a Fine Arts Diploma and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, both from MacEwan University.  She works in a variety of mediums with a focus on drawing, painting, and site-specific art.  She is most interested in exposing the creative process and exploring strategies for collaboration.

CONTACT

colleenulliac@gmail.com, @cou_coune

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EDUCATION

MacEwan University                                                                                          2017-2020

Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, Psychology Major

MacEwan University, Centre for the Arts and Communications          2013-2015

Fine Arts Diploma with Distinction

  • Recipient of the: Rotary Club of Edmonton Glenora Award in Fine Art

Loyal Order of the Crocodile Scholarship

Mad Hatter’s Gala 2009 + 2010 Scholarship

EMPLOYMENT

Box Office Attendant                                                                                             2017-2020

     MacEwan University, Allard Hall, Edmonton, AB

 Day Program Arts Attendant                                                                              2018-2020

     L’ARCHE Edmonton, Fulton Place, Edmonton, AB

  • Weekly art sessions with day program attendants, curate and organize showing opportunities for the artists

Aerosols Painting Instructor, The Paint Spot                                                   2018-2019

     Artelier Studios, Edmonton, AB

Photo Booth Mural Installation – Mentorship                                                  2018, 2019

    St. Albert Amplify Youth Festival, St. Albert, AB

  • Acted as mentor to a young artist toward the completion of a large photo booth mural installation

Aerosol Workshop Attendant / Formatrice                                                        2017-2019

    RAJE Francophonie Jeunesse de l’Alberta and Fête Franco-Albertaine, Multiple locations, AB

  • Live aerosol painting
  • Led Aerosol graffiti workshops for the organization’s annual youth festival, la Rassemblage Jeunesse
  • Aerosol graffiti workshops for annual Fête Franco-Albertaine
  • Aerosol graffiti workshops for older adults with FAFA (Fédération des ainés franco-albertains)

Research Assistant, Landmarks 150 Research Project                                   2017

     MacEwan University, Centre for the Arts and Communications, Edmonton, AB

  • Assisting Leslie Sharpe with in-class activities and projects, administrative duties, and

managing documentation for Landmarks 150 Research Project

  • Assistant Curator for Exhibitions at Elk Island National Park and The Works Art and Design Festival

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

Save the Art, Community Project                                                                              2020

   Dirtbag Café, Edmonton, AB

  • Facilitated free weekly drop-in arts sessions for the community

Nextfest Mural Artist                                                                                                      2019

    Edmonton, AB

  • The Chain, a Trash Hectic Collective collaboration, 82 Ave 102 St.

Stony Plain Road and Area Business Revitalization Zone Murals                     2016 – 2017

    Multiple Locations, Stony Plain Road, Edmonton, AB

  • Several community-based murals, often with local youth, in collaboration with Agnieszka Matejko

Graffiti Poetry, Collaborative Mural                                                                             2017

    9909-110 St, Edmonton, AB

  • A collaboration with multiple artists under the lead of Agnieszka Matejko. Poems written and self-juried by Highlands Junior High School and McNally High School students, some of whom also worked on the mural

Starry Nites, Mural                                                                                                                2017

Tiramisu Bistro 124 St, Edmonton AB

Hopes and Fears, Origami Art Installation                                                                     2015

    St. Albert Amplify Youth Festival, St. Albert, AB

  • A collaboration with Lindsay Kirker, created a therapeutic, on-site origami installation with youth

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Minbid Artist                                                                                                                               2018 – present

    Multiple locations, Edmonton, AB

Trashhecticcollective: Burden Legends                                                                               2019

    The Aviary, Edmonton, AB

Transient Things: Residuum                                                                                                   2015

    Gotta Minute Film Festival, Edmonton, AB

VOLUNTEER WORK

Aerosol Workshop Volunteer                                                                                                   2019

   Queer Youth Art Club, Edmonton,AB

Aerosol Workshop Volunteer                                                                                                    2018, 2019

   iHuman Studios, Edmonton,AB

Studio Attendant / Volunteer                                                                                                     2017 – 2018

   Canterbury Foundation, Edmonton,AB

Studio Assistant / Event Volunteer                                                                                          2015-2016

   Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts, Edmonton,AB

Exhibit Attendant / TART Training Program                                                                         2014

   The Works Art and Design Festival, Edmonton,AB

LANGUAGES

French as second language

REFERENCES

Available upon request