Alfred Muma

Curiculium Vitea

 

 BORN: Toronto, Ontario 1953

 

EDUCATION:

 

1973-75 Seneca College, King City, Ontario; Visual Arts Instructor Training, Honours.

1974 Worked under artist Alex Millar, O.S.A., C.G.P., O.A.C.A., executing 7 x 20 foot mural for the Boyd Conservation Field Centre.

1976-77 George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, Signwriting Certificate.

2004 Malaspina University College, Powell River campus, Web Design and Desk top Publishing.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006 Powell River Vignettes, Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Powell River, BC.

2006 Baroque&Blue, Victoria Arts Connection, Victoria, BC.

2005 30 Years of PAINt, Holtenwood Gallery, Texada Island, BC.

2003 Feature Artist for August, Twodoor House Gallery, Robert's Creek, BC.

2002 Feature Artist for November, Twodoor House Gallery, Robert's Creek, BC.

2002 “Surprise, a political exhibition” Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Powell River, BC.

2002 “Powell River Vignettes”, River City Coffee Gallery, Powell River, BC

2001 The Starving Artist Restaurant and Gallery, original prints , Powell River, BC

2000 Trinity Tree, original prints and paintings. Holtenwood Gallery, Texada Island, BC

Delicate Things, Arts & Artifacts Gallery, Powell River Museum, Powell River, BC.

1999 Journey, an exploration of the inner landscape, Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Powell River, BC.

1998 West Coast Images, Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Powell River, BC.

1998 Powell River Night Scenes, Arts & Artifacts Public Gallery, Powell River Museum, BC.

1997 Twenty Three Years, a retrospective, Malaspina University College, Powell River, BC.

1997 Impressions, Cafe@the Centre. Com, Powell River, BC.

1997 Taku, Hanging by a Fibre, Queen Charlotte, BC.

1995 "Computer Art", Hanging by a Fibre Art Gallery, Queen Charlotte, B.C.

1995 "Baroque & Blue", a traveling exhibition sponsored by the province of BC at the following public art galleries

Queen Charlotte Islands Museum, Skidegate; Quesnel Art Gallery, Quesnel; Peace Gallery North, Ft. St. .

John, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, December 1994

1994 North West National Exhibition Centre, Hazelton, BC, "Pole Series".

1992 Cafe Gallery, Masset, BC, "Pole Series".

1991 Queen Charlotte Islands Museum, Skidegate, BC, Pole Series.

1989 Cafe Gallery, Masset, BC

1987 Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Tea Room Gallery, Victoria, BC

1986 Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC

Museum of Northern British Columbia, Prince Rupert, BC

1985 Belleville Public Library Art Gallery, Belleville, Ontario.

Queen Charlotte Islands Museum, Skidegate, BC

Cafe Gallery, Masset, BC

1984 Algonquin Art Gallery, Bancroft, Ontario, Portrait of Silence.

W. B. Lewis Library Gallery, Deep River, Ontario.

1983 Temiskaming Art Gallery, Haileyberry, Ont.

1979-1983 Trout Lake Schoolhouse Studio, Bancroft, Ontario.

1982 Sir Sandford Fleming College; Peterborough, Ontario.

1981 Ottawa City Hall Gallery; Ottawa, Ontario.

1980 Cedar Ridge Studio Gallery; Scarborough, Ontario.

1979 Belleville Public Library Art Gallery; Belleville, Ontario.

1978 Downstairs Gallery; Bancroft, Ontario.

1975 King City Public Library Gallery; King City, Ontario.

 

GROUP & JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2007 Art Expo, Las Vegas, USA.

2007 Don Thompson and Walter Martella Benefit Concert, multi media presentation of music interpretation works and three framed paintings interpreting Don Thompsons compositions. Max Cameron Theatre, Powell River, BC.

2007 Artisans Festival, Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens, Black Creek, BC.

2007 Originals Only Fine Art Show, Comox, BC.

2007 ArtExpo NY, NY, USA.

2006 Originals Only Fine Art Show, Comox, BC.

2006 Out of Context, Muir Gallery, Courtenay, BC

2006 Opening of Ladysmith Oceanside Arts Centre, Ladysmith, BC.

2006 Comox International Airport & Comox Valley Arts Council display, Comox International Airport, Comox, BC.

2006 Second Annual Multi Media Exhibition, Ladysmith Oceanside Arts Centre, Ladysmith, BC

2005 Artisans Festival, Kitty Coleman Gardens, Black Creek, BC.

2005 Originals Only Fine Art Show, Comoc, BC.

2005 Kitty Coleman GArden's Spring Art Show, Black Creek, BC.

2005 First Annual Multi Media Exhibition, Ladysmith and District Arts Council, Ladysmith, BC.

2005 Oceans of Art Exhibit, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC.

Juried Art Show, Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Powell River, BC

2004 Originals Only Fine Art Show, Comox, BC.

2003 “Family, a pictorial exhibition”, a two person exhibition at the Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Powell River, BC.

2002 “Count This! anti referendumb exhibition”, three venues during May, June and July in Vancouver, BC.

2002 “Celebration of Women”, ARTesia Gallery, Gibsons, BC

“Women's Show”, Artbank Co-op, Powell River,BC

2001 “Images of Spring ...and Laundry”, ARTesia Gallery, Gibsons, BC.

“Fibre Arts and the Printed Word”, ARTesia Gallery, Gibsons, BC.

1999-2000 Miniatures, Christmas Show & Sale, Arts & Artifacts Gallery, Powell River Museum, BC.

1999 Powell River Theme Show, Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Malaspina University College Powell River Campus.

1998 “Water”, two person exhibition, Holtonwood Gallery, Texada Island, BC.

1998 “Music, a celebration in paint”, a four person exhibition, Arts&Artifacts Gallery, Powell River Museum, BC.

1997 “ the 3 M's”, a three person exhibition, Arts&Artifacts Gallery, Powell River Museum, BC.

1997 Summer Show, Arts & Artifacts Gallery, Powell River Museum, BC.

1997 "festival of local artists" Arts & Artifacts Gallery, Powell River Museum, BC.

1995&1997 “Found Objects”, Hanging by a Fibre, Queen Charlotte, BC.

1996 "Yakoun Lake, Heart & Soul"; Haida Gwaii Museum (formerly Queen Charlotte Islands Museum ), Skidegate, BC

1991-1994 Among Friends Studio & Gallery; Queen Charlotte City, BC exhibitions: "Night Society of Artists","Figures",

“Two Points of View", "Christmas Charlotte Night", "Gallery Artists".

1990 Art Vancouver '90; Robson Square Media Centre, B.C.

" Cumshewa Head, A Celebration" 4 artist event, Queen Charlotte Islands Museum, Skidegate, BC

"The Weather Show"; Queen Charlotte Islands Museum, Skidegate, BC

1989 P.M. Art at Work, West Vancouver, BC

"Miniatures"; Prince George Art Gallery; Prince George, BC

1988 "20TH Annual Arts Hamilton Exhibition", Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario.

1986-1987 Parliament Buildings, courtesy Cambrian Rose Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.

1987 " Pushing Two"; Ha'Ku Gallery, St. Catharine's, Ontario.

1986 two person exhibition ; Grace Gallery; Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

"Images and Objects IV", Assembly of BC Arts Council Regional Juried Exhibition; Terrace, BC

1985 "Convergence", 7 artist performance exhibition event, The Music Gallery, Toronto, Ontario and Bancroft, Ontario.

"Images and Objects III", Assembly of BC Arts Councils Regional Juried Exhibition; Terrace and Vancouver, BC

1984-1985 "Invitation 84 & 85"; Algonquin Art Gallery; Bancroft, Ontario.

1984 St. Thomas-Elgin Art Gallery; St. Thomas, Ontario.

1982-1983 "Visions 82 & 83", Algonquin Art Gallery, Bancroft, Ontario.

1982-1983 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario.

1982-1984 La Cloche Country Art Show; Whitefish Falls, Ontario.

1982 Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery; Owen Sound, Ontario.

1981-1984 Wallack Gallery; Ottawa, Ontario.

1981 Kinsmen Centre; Oshawa, Ontario.

1980-1984 Beckett Gallery; Hamilton.

1980-1981 Burlington Fine Arts Association; Burlington, Ontario.

1980 "Landscapes" Margot Samuel Gallery; Oshawa, Ontario.

Northern Secondary School 50 Years", Gallery Ingenu; Toronto, Ontario.

Rails End Art Gallery; Haliburton, Ontario.

"Selected works from the Dofasco Collection", Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grinsby, Ontario.

Radio CKOC Juried Exhibition; Art Gallery of Hamilton; Ontario.

1979 Quinte Arts Council Juried Exhibition; Belleville; Ontario.

1978 East Central Ontario Art Association Juried Exhibition; Art Gallery of Northumberland; Cobourg, Ontario.

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2006 Out of Context Comox Valley Arts Council Juried Exhibition, Award of Excellence, Muir Gallery, Courtenay, BC

2005 Oceans of Art Exhibit, Jurors' Choice 3rd prize, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC.

1984 Algonquin Art Gallery Watercolour Award

1984 Explorations Grant, Canada Council, for the" Convergence" project.

1982 Material Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

 

COLLECTIONS

Dofasco Collection; Hamilton, Ontario; Ducros Meilleur Roy & Assoc. Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario; Temiskaming Art Gallery, Temiskaming, Ontario; Peterborough Civic Hospital, Peterborough, Ontario; Ministry of Natural Resources, Bancroft, Ontario; Queen Charlotte Islands Museum, Skidegate,B.C.; Belleville Public Library Gallery, Belleville, Ontario; Algonquin Art Gallery ( Bancroft Art Gallery}, Bancroft, Ontario; Hanscomb Consultants, Vancouver,B.C.; The Metropolitan Toronto Housing Companty Ltd., Toronto, Ontario; Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George,B.C.; Hospital Employee's Union, Vancouver, BC; Queen Charlotte Islands General Hospital, Queen Charlotte, BC; The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario; Peace Gallery North, Ft. St. John, BC; Norton Steward Scarlett, Vancouver, BC; Lire Campbell & Assoc., Vancouver, BC; Vancouver-Burnaby Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Vancouver, BC, YMCA, Vancouver, BC, The Country Club, Vancouver, BC, Olive Devaud Residence, Powell River, BC and private collections in the UK, France, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, Turkey and the USA.

 

DEALERS

ArtExchasnge.com

Holtenwood Gallery, Blubber Bay, Texada Island, BC

 

POSTS

2007 Co founder and instructor of the Kelly Creek Summer Arts School, Kelly Creek, BC.

2005-2007 Founder/organizer of The Powell River Studio Tour, Powell River and area, BC.

1999-2002 Curator, Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Malaspina University College Powell River Campus, BC.

1998 Owner, Among Friends Studio, a working studio and summer art gallery, Powell River, BC.

1991-1997 Owner/Curator, Among Friends Studio & Gallery ( 1995 - became a working studio ) Queen Charlotte, BC

1985-1986 Temporary Exhibitions Curator, Queen Charlotte Islands Museum, Skidegate, B.C,

1982-1984 Director-Curator, Algonquin Art Gallery, Bancroft, Ontario

1979-1984 Owner, Trout Lake Schoolhouse Studio, Bancroft, Ontario ( working studio )

 

COMMISSIONS, CONTRACTS AND LARGE WORKS

2005 Private commission, Powell River, BC, music interpretation of jazz pianist & composer, Walter Martella, Lullaby.

1996 Queen Charlotte City Community Hall, " Paint the town red mural project "

1994 Parks Canada, mural background for "discovery boxes", Queen Charlotte Visitors Centre.

1992 Queen Charlotte Islands General Hospital, mural for the Long Term Care Lounge.

1986 Private commission, Masset, BC, five interpretations of Johann Pachelbel: Canon

 

Member of ,Malaspina Art Society, the Comox Valley Arts Council and the Ladysmith and District Arts Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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