Deirdre Tessmann - Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2012 Independent study in Berlin, Dresden and Dusseldorf
  • 2010 Sculpture with Linda Lindsay, Victoria, B.C.
  • 2008 Portrait painting with David Goatley
  • 1998 University of British Columbia 3D Modeling/Animation for Multimedia
  • 1990 Capilano College, B.C. Textile Surface Design
  • 1986-87 Vancouver Community College Diplomas in Fashion design, Pattern Making and Fashion Illustration
  • 1986 Emily Carr College of Art and Design Evening art courses
  • 1982 Ontario College of Art, Summer Illustration Workshop Intensive
  • 1974-78 University of Western Ontario Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours
  • Teaching Experience

  • 2013 Colour Analysis/Still Life Workshop, Salt Spring Island Painter's Guild
  • 2011 Analytical Figure Drawing, Salt Spring Island Painter's Guild
  • 2012 Portrait Painting Coug, Salt Spring Island Painter's Guild
  • 2010 Drawing & Painting the Figure, Salt Spring Island Painter's Guild
  • 2009 Drawing the Figure, Salt Spring Island Painter's Guild
  • 2008 Landscape Painting in Acrylics – Salt Spring Island Painter's Guild
  • 2006 Creative Process – Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • Group Shows

  • 2012 SRAM International pART show and Auction, Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • 2012 Eye for Colour-Collaboration show with Spinners and Weavers Guild, Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • 2011 Creative Journeys Group Show, Mahon Hall, Salt Spring
  • TD (Moss Street) Paint In Victoria, B.C
  • Rites of Spring, Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • Mardi Mob Portrait Show, Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • 2010 First Anniversary show, Salt Spring Gallery of Fine Art
  • 2009 Portrait Painters October Show, Artspring, Salt Spring Island Summer Show, Artspring, Salt Spring Island Rites of Spring, Artspring, Salt Spring Island Look 2009, The Bay Centre, Victoria, B.C.
  • 2008 Sky's the Limit, Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • 2007 Impressions, Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • 2006 Wintercraft, Mahon Hall, Salt Spring Island Emotion2, Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • 2005 Spring Show, Artspring, Salt Spring Island Free Radical Portrait Show, Artspring, Salt Spring Island
  • 2004 Living the Dream, Artspring, Salt Spring Island Art Now 5, Beaver Point Hall, Salt Spring Island
  • 2003 The Artist's Eye, Artspring, Salt Spring Island Wet Paint, Beaver Point Hall, Salt Spring Island
  • Awards

  • 2012 SRAM pART PROJECT Competition - one of 3 People's Choice
  • 2011 Salt Spring Arts Council Grant