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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

EDUCATION

MacEwanUniversity                                                                                                         2017-2020

Edmonton, AB

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Psychology Major

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

Edmonton, AB

  • Fine Arts Diploma
  • 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

Trash Hectic Collective – Co-Founder                                                                        2018-2020

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                                                 Aug 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

Graffiti Workshop Attendant / Formatrice                                                        Oct 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:
    • Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB, Oct. 2018
    • Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, Oct. 2017
  • Aerosol graffiti workshop for youth at the annual Fête Franco-Albertaine:
    • David Thompson Resort, Nordegg, AB, July 2018-2019
  • Aerosol graffiti workshop for older adults with La Fédération des Aînés Franco-Albertains
    • Centre d’Arts Visuels de l’Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Sept. 2019

Research Assistant, Landmarks 150 Research Project                                    Jan-May 2017

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

  • Assisted program chair Leslie Sharpe with in-class activities and projects, administrative duties, and managing visual documentation for Landmarks 150 Research Project
  • Assistant Curator for Landmarks 150 Artist Exhibition at Elk Island National Park and The Works Art and Design Festival, 2017

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

Nextfest Mural Artist                                                                                                       June 2019

Edmonton, AB

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

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

Multiple Locations, Edmonton, AB

  • Imagine (Portal), a community-based collaboration with Agnieszka Matejko, 100 Ave – 158 St.
  • Connect, a community-based collaboration with Agnieszka Matejko, Stony Plain Road – 153 St.
  • Kickflip, a community-based collaboration with Agnieszka Matejko, Stony Plain Road – 163 St.
  • Kung Fu, a community-based collaboration with Agnieszka Matejko, Stony Plain Road – 153 St.

Graffiti Poetry, Collaborative Mural                                                                   May-Aug 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                                                                                                  May-June 2017

Tiramisu Bistro 124 St, Edmonton AB

Remmi and Friends, Inglewood Mural                                                             May-June 2016

Inglewood Community League, Edmonton, AB

  • Worked with lead artist Agnieszka Matejko on a mural that featured local youth and empowered them to participate in the process and make creative decisions

Hopes and Fears, Origami Art Installation                                                                Oct 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                                                                       Jan 2019

The Aviary, Edmonton, AB

Transient Things: Residuum                                                                                          Sept 2015

Gotta Minute Film Festival, Edmonton, AB

VOLUNTEER WORK

Aerosol Workshop Volunteer                                                                                         Sept 2019

Queer Youth Art Club, Edmonton,AB

Aerosol Workshop Volunteer                                                                        Dec 2018, Feb 2019

iHuman Studios, Edmonton,AB

Studio Attendant / Volunteer                                                                      Oct 2017 – Sept 2018

Canterbury Foundation, Edmonton,AB

Studio Assistant / Event Volunteer                                                                              2015-2016

Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts, Edmonton,AB

Exhibit Attendant / TART Training Program                                                         Jun-Jul 2014

The Works Art and Design Festival, Edmonton,AB

LANGUAGES

French as second language

REFERENCES

Available upon request