Jolene Mackie | 250.979.8767 | jolenemackie@gmail.com

Education
2011 Graphic Design Diploma, Vancouver Career College
2009 BFA, Emily Carr University of Art and Design

Exhibitions & Public Commissions

2017 February 10th, ‘Art Attack’, fundraiser for Heart & Stroke Foundation, Kelowna BC
2017 January, Solo exhibit, Lake Country Coffee House, Lake Country BC
2016 December 2nd & 3rd, ‘Gather’, Group show at Ellis Art Studios, Kelowna BC
2016 October 27th – 30th, “Vancouver Home + Design show”, Red Canvas Gallery, Vancouver BC
2016 October 1st & 2nd, ‘Artisan’, Group show at Ellis Art Studios, Kelowna BC
2016 September 10th & 11th, “Art off the rails”, Lake Country Artwalk, BC
2016 August 26th, ‘Vibrandt Wonders’, Group show at Vibrandt Art, Kelowna BC
2016 July, Children’s Healing Experience Project, Mural in Aphaeresis Procedure Room – BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver BC, Project wrap up early 2017
2016 July, Solo Exhibit, Marmalade Cat Cafe, Kelowna BC
2016 June – Present, Ossicle Hearing, Rotating exhibit of work, Kelowna BC
2016 May 24th-28th, Art! Vancouver, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver BC
2016 April 22nd-23rd, Craft Culture, Kelowna BC
2016 April 9th & 10th, Okanagan Art Fair, West Kelowna BC
2015 September 12th & 13th, ‘Light: Illuminating Art’, Lake Country Artwalk, Kelowna BC
2015 August 1st – August 31st, Summerland Artwalk
2015 July 1st – July 31st, ‘Beyond the Scenery’ Solo Exhibit, Omega Gallery, Vancouver BC
2015 May 10th, Jury Member, Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge, Kelowna BC
2015 April 25th – June 5th, Solo Exhibit, Lake Country Coffee House
2015 March 1st, Starting Stories, Solo Exhibit, heART school, Kelowna BC
2015 February 1st – 28th, Paper Month, Group Exhibit, heART school, Kelowna BC
2014 November 1st – December, Solo Exhibit, Tandava Yoga, Kelowna BC
2014 October 15th, ‘Grand Opening’ heART school, Kelowna BC
2014 September 1st – 31st, heART school group exhibit, Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna BC
2014 September 1st – 31st, Solo Exhibit, Float Space, Kelowna BC
2014 September 2nd – 21st, ‘Surface Exploration: A Retrospective’, Solo Exhibit, Alternator Gallery
2014 September 6th & 7th, ‘Artwalk: A Step Forward’, Juried Exhibit, Lake Country BC
2014 August 1st, ‘Whimsical Realities’, Solo Exhibit, Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna BC
2014 July 1st, ‘Whimsical Realities’, Window Display, Lulu lemon, Kelowna BC
2014 June 19th, “Sky, Land, Sea”, Group Exhibit, Saint-Germain Cafe Gallery, Penticton BC
2014 May 10th, Jury Member, Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge, Kelowna BC
2014 March 15th, ‘Appetite for Art’, Fundraiser Donation, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna BC
2014 March 1st, ‘The Power of Yes’, Public Workshop Series, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna BC
2014 March 1st , ‘Public Mural Installation’, Commission, Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country BC
2014 February 15th – March 30th, ‘Whimsical Realities’, Solo Show, Chai Baba, Kelowna BC
2014 February 15th – March 30th, ‘Unfinished Ideas’ Solo Show, Marmalade Cat Cafe, Kelowna BC
2014 January 31st – March 15th, Duende, Alternator Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kelowna BC
2013 November 30th – January 11th, ‘Past to Present’, Members Show at the Kelowna Art Gallery
2013 November-March, Solo Show, Good Omens Coffee Shop, 13616 Kelly Ave, Summerland, BC
2013 November 4th – January 4th, Small Works Show, Eclectic Gallery, 2170 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria BC
2013 October, Solo Exhibit, Marmalade Cat Cafe, Kelowna BC
2013 September 27th, ‘Culture Crawl Kelowna’, inaugural crawl I facilitated
2013 September, ’It‘s About Time’, Lake Country ArtWalk, Kelowna BC
2013August 2nd, Artist Talk and Demonstration at Opus Kelowna. “Painting a Narrative”
2013 August 17th, Okanagan Artist’s Fair, Kelowna BC
2013 August / September, 60 Artists in 60 Spaces – Curated by ARTSCO, City Hall, Kelowna BC
2013 August, Solo Exhibit, Blenz Coffee Shop on Bernard, Kelowna BC
2013 July 3rd, Group Exhibit and Live Painting, Lillegard Festival, Bo.ttega, Kelowna BC
2013 June, Solo Exhibit, The Streaming Cafe, Kelowna BC
2013 June-July, Solo Exhibit, Rotary Centre For the Arts, Kelowna BC
2013 April 26th, Opening Night at heART school, Kelowna BC (Resident Artist)
2013 Three Month Rotational Exhibit, The Bean Scene, Kelowna BC
2012 Solo Exhibit, The Bean Scene, Kelowna BC
2012 Mural Commission, Bankhead Elementary, Kelowna BC
2011 ‘Eye Tunes’ A Rhapsody in Art, Lake Country ArtWalk, Kelowna BC
2011 Solo Exhibit, The Bean Scene, Kelowna BC
2011 U8, Sopa Art Gallery, Kelowna BC
2011 Group Exhibit, Chai Baba Café, Kelowna BC
2010 Mural Commission, Okanagan Observatory, Kelowna BC
2010 Marking Identity, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna BC
2010 Pirates, Ninjas and Pin-ups, Shinobi Studio, Kelowna BC
2009 Robots and Monsters 2009, Ayden Gallery, Vancouver BC
2009 Gropps Grotto, Ayden Gallery, Vancouver BC
2008 Portraits, The Brow Gallery, Emily Carr University: Vancouver, BC
2008 The Low Brow Show, The Brow Gallery, Emily Carr University: Vancouver
2008 Upon Arrival, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University: Vancouver
2008 The Moon Cake Show, 221a Artist Run Centre: Vancouver BC
2008 Mixed Messages, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University
2008 Pact 12: Search, Emily Carr University: Vancouver BC
2007 International Student Exhibit, VCA Student Gallery: Melbourne, Australia
2007 Pact 10: Migrate, Emily Carr University: Vancouver BC
2007 Pact 9: Sidenotes, Emily Carr University: Vancouver BC
2007 Pact 8: Open Pact, Emily Carr University: Vancouver BC
2007 Pact 7: Deconstruction, Emily Carr University: Vancouver BC

Volunteer Work
2015 Jury Member for Central Okanagan Hospice Association, exhibit at the Alternator Centre
2014-Present: Board Member and Graphic Designer for Lake Country Artwalk
2011 Mural with Canadian Mental Health Association
2010-2012: Events Volunteer Staff at the Kelowna Art Gallery, BC
2010 Mural at the Okanagan Observatory, Kelowna BC
2009-2010: Prep/Clean-up Staff and Gallery Attendant, Inverlieth House, Edinburgh UK
2008-2009: Co-op: Assistant Preparatory Manager at Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver
2005-2009: Directive Staff and Curatorial Manager for Noart Artist Collective Society (Inc.), based out of 221a Artist Run Centre, Vancouver BC

Employment in the Arts

2011-Present: Private and Public workshops hosted throughout Okanagan Valley; including work with all ages of participants, individuals with visual impairment, adults with developmental disability, the Canadian Mental Health association, casual and corporate settings, and ranging from beginners to more advanced artists.
2014-Present: Painting Instructor with Pinot & Picasso
2015-Present: Painting Instructor with Wine + Art
2011-2015: Family Sunday Coordinator, Kelowna Art Gallery

Awards and Accolades

2016 March – Juried as one of the three finalists for anOkanagan Art Award, Emerging Artist Category
2016 March – Nominated for Best of Kelowna
2015 June 9th, Voted 3rd place Best Local Artist – Best of Kelowna
2015 March 28th, Juried as one of three finalists for an Okanagan Art Award in the Visual Arts Category
2014 June 1st, Voted 3rd place Best Local Artist – Best of Kelowna

Publications

2014 March 12th, “Jolene Mackie: Starting Stories”, Okanagan Art Review – Hanss Lujan. http://www.okanaganartreview.com/jolene-mackie-starting-stories/

2014 January 30th, ‘Duende’ Installation Time Lapse Vide.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXS6O6c2F7o

2013 October 13th, ‘What is heART school’, heART school blog, http://www.heartschoolkelowna.com/1/post/2013/10/what-is-heartschool.html

2013 September 25th, ‘Inaugural Culture Crawl’ Kelowna Now, http://www.welcometokelowna.com/news/news/Local_News/13/09/25/Inaugural_Culture_Crawl_Seeks_To_Unite_Kelowna_Arts_Culture_Business_and_Community

2013 August 29th, ‘My Experience as a First Time Event Planner’, Culture Days BC, http://culturedays.ca/blog/2013/08/29/experience-first-time-event-planner/

2013 Culture Crawl Coordinator, Featured on Go Okanagan! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKUo_LtoMSs#t=76#

2013 Art Instructor, Featured on Go Okanagan! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jv27p2IXQ2M , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOPQl_iIGso# https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jv27p2IXQ2M

2011 Art Director :Vancouver Career College Computer Graphic Design class book publication