Ken Flett




A Brief History

    Education
    • 1987 - Diploma · Alberta College of Art; Calgary, Alberta
      Major · Photographic Arts

    Solo Exhibitions

    • 2012 - LOST & FOUND, Evanescence Gallery, High River, AB
    • 2012 - LOST & FOUND, Mym Gallery, Annapolis Royal , NS
    • 2007 - BRIAR AND A ROSE, Art Gallery of South Okanagan, Pentiction , BC
    • 2006 - NE ME QUITTE PAS, Grand Forks Public Art Gallery, Grand Forks, BC
    • 2006 - NE ME QUITTE PAS, The Old School House Gallery, Qualicum, BC.
    • 2004 - SHELTER Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
    • 2002 - WARM NESTS, DARK FLIGHTS Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
    • 2001 - WARM NESTS, DARK FLIGHTS Nanaimo Public Art Gallery, Nanaimo, B.C.
    • 1999 - FRIENDS & LOVERS Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
    • 1998 - FRIENDS & LOVERS Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon
    • 1998 - RITES OF SANCTUARY Seymour Art Gallery, Deep Cove, B.C.
    • 1997 - QUERENCIA Public Art Gallery, Prince George, B.C.
    • 1997 - QUERENCIA Public Art Gallery, Grand Forks, B.C.
    • 1997 - QUERENCIA South Okanagan Public Art Gallery, Penticton, B.C.
    • 1997 - RITES OF SANCTUARY Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
    • 1996 - FURTHER THAN THE EYES CAN SEE Island Mountain Arts, Wells, BC
    • 1995 - LUMINOSA OBSCURA Fran Willis Gallery; Victoria, BC
    • 1995 - CHRYSALIDS Arts Alliance; Courtenay, BC
    • 1995 - PENUMBRA Galerie Sans Nom; Moncton, NB.
    • 1991 - Richmond Gateway Gallery; Richmond, BC
    Group Exhibitions
    • 2012 - Viewpoint 25, The Old School House Gallery, Qualicum, BC
    • 2011 - Omnium Gatherum, Evanescence Gallery, High River, AB
    • 2010 - Pirates & Outcasts, Rebekah Gallery, Bear River, NS
    • 2010 - Autumn Uprising, Bare Canvas Gallery, Bear River, NS
    • 2010 - Regarding Wealth, Legacy Gallery, Victoria, BC
    • 2010 - Red Hot, Annapolis Royal Theatre, Annapolis Royal, NS
    • 2009 - Alternative Identities, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC
    • 2008 - 20 YEARS, The Old SchoolHouse Gallery, Qualicum, BC
    • 2008 - WILLIAM'S COLLECTION, Legacy Gallery, Victoria, BC
    • 2008 - WE ARE ASSEMBLED, OceanSide Arts Council Gallery, Parksville, BC
    • 2007 - WOOD - NATURALLY INSPIRED, Maple Ridge Gallery, Maple Ridge, BC
    • 2007 - CIRCLE OF MEMORY, Public Art Installation (with Amy Rubin), City of Penticton, BC
    • 2007 - FAREWELL EXHIBITION, Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, BC
    • 2007 - 30th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, Island Mountain Arts, Wells, BC
    • 2006 - NE ME QUITTE PAS, Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, BC
    • 2006 - WOMEN, LOVE & NURTURE, Errington V Day show, Errington, BC
    • 2006 - VICTORIA COLLEGE OF ART instructor show, Victoria, BC
    • 2005 - MAYWORKS · OceanSide Arts Council Gallery, Parksville, BC
    • 2004 - MIKE WILLIAMS COLLECTION ·Maltwood Museum & Gallery, Victoria, BC
    • 2004 - GALLERY CLOSING · Art is Vital Gallery, Calgary, AB
    • 2003 - ART IRRITATES LIFE ·Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC
    • 2000 - PERCEPTIONS Art Is Vital Gallery, Calgary, AB.
    • 1999 - ANNIVERSARY SHOW Comox Public Art Gallery, Courtenay, B.C.
    • 1998 - INSTALLATION Rollin Art Centre, Port Alberni, B.C.
    • 1998 - LOVE AND LIBERTY Miles Lowry Fine Arts, Victoria, B.C.
    • 1997 - COOL - ART (Victoria Cool Aid Society), Victoria, B.C.
    • 1996 - NEW ARTISTS/NEW WORKS Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
    • 1996 - DE VITA ET MORTE Old School House Gallery; Qualicum Beach, BC
    • 1995 - HOWLING IN THE DARKNESS · Seymour Art Gallery; Deep Cove, BC
    • 1995 - APOCRYPHA III· Fran Willis Gallery; Victoria, BC
    • 1994 - CONTEMPORARY BEINGS · Arts Alliance; Courtenay, BC
    • 1994 - APOCRYPHA II · Fran Willis Gallery; Victoria, BC
    • 1994 - RESIDENT ARTISTS SHOW · Old School House Gallery; Qualicum Beach, BC
    • 1994 - FENESTRA · Arts Council Gallery; Parksville, BC
    • 1993 - CANADIAN ARTISTS TO THE BENEFIT OF THE OLGA HAVEL FOUNDATION · Gallerie Pallas; Prague, Czechoslovakia.
    • 1993 - MONOCHROME · Old School House Gallery; Qualicum, BC
    • 1993 - JOURNEYS · Harcourt House Gallery; Edmonton, AB
    • 1993 - TWO STORIES · Breakwater Gallery; Qualicum BC
    • 1992 - COAST TO COAST · Old School House Gallery, Qualicum, BC
    • 1992 - TEN FACES · Arts Council Gallery; Parksville, BC
    • 1992 - District 69 Juried Art Show; Award of Excellence
    • 1991 - IMAGES AND OBJECTS · Provincial Juried Art Show Award of Excellence; North Vancouver, BC
    • 1991 - Regional Juried Art Show; Award of Excellence, BC
    • 1991 - District 69 Juried Art Show; Award of Excellence
    • 1991 - PIECES OF EIGHT · Parksville Arts Council Gallery
    • 1990 - Provincial Juried Art Show; Victoria, BC
    • 1990 - Regional Juried Art Show; Award of Excellence
    • 1987 - GRADUATE SHOW · Alberta College of Art
    • 1987 - COLLEGE ARTS 86 · Honourable Mention; Maison Alcan; Montreal, Quebec.

    Selected Reviews/Articles

    • WILLIAM'S FAVORITES ON EXHIBITION Robert Amos Times Colonist, Victoria, BC., March 2008
    • MIKE WILLIAMS COLLECTION Robert Amos Times Colonist, Victoria, BC., September 2000
    • NORTH BY NORTHWEST David Grierson CBC Radio,
      November 25, 1998
    • WINDOWS ON HIS SOUL Goody Niosi Harbour City Star, Nanaimo, B.C. July 11, 1998
    • REVIEW Paula Gustafson Asian News, March 1998
    • A PICTURE OF COMPASSION Robert Amos Times Colonist, Victoria, November 1997
    • AFFIRMATIVE ART BORN OF ANGUISH: Paula Gustafson; The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, BC June 1995
    • PROFILE: Paula Gustafson; Artichoke Magazine, Vancouver, BC November 1995
    • FURTHER THAN THE EYES CAN SEE: David Lonergan; L'Acadie Nouvelle, Dieppe, NB 1995
    • PAINTINGS BURROW INTO THE SOUL: Svetozar Kontic; The Independent; Courtenay, BC 1995
    • PORTRAITS: Shaw Cable; Nanaimo, BC 1995
    • PROFILE: Amanda Thompson; The Times; Nanaimo, BC 1995
    • STREET PEOPLE OFFER INSPIRATION FOR ERRINGTON ARTIST: Mike Robinson; Parksville News, 1991

    Teaching Experience

    • CRYING & MOANING, Oakdene Center,Bear River, NS,2010
    • SINGAPORE CHILDRENS ART FESTIVAL, Singapore, 2010
    • METCHOSIN SUMMER SCHOOL OF ARTS, Metchosin, bc, 5 day mixed media, 2008
    • ISLAND MOUNTAIN ARTS, Wells, bc, 5 day mixed media, 2007, 2008
    • RED DEER COLLEGE, Summer Visual Arts Program, 5 day bricolage, 2007, 2008
    • CARE OF A BRICOLEUR, Denman Island Arts Centre, 3 day assemblage, 2008
    • ART DOLL WORKSHOP, Denman Island Arts Centre, 3 day, 2007
    • ART DOLL WORKSHOP, Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, bc, 2007
    • BRICOLAGE WORKSHOP, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, bc, 2007
    • EN'OKWIN CENTRE STUDENTS, day long mixed media workshop, Penticton, bc, 2007
    • BRICOLAGE WORKSHOP, Gallery of South Okanagan, Penticton, bc, 2007
    • BRICOLAGE WORKSHOP, Grand Forks Public Art Gallery, Grand Forks, bc, 2006
    • BRICOLAGE WORKSHOP, Hornby Island Music Festival, Hornby Island, bc, 2006
    • ARTSTARTS . Vanier Secondary School, Courtenay, bc, 2006
    • METCHOSIN SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, Metchosin, bc, 5 day bricolage, 2006
    • VICTORIA COLLEGE OF ART, ten week mixed media course - Victoria, 2005 & 2006
    • SINGAPORE KIDSFEST, Singapore 2004
    • ARTSTARTS Vanier Secondary School, Courtenay, B.C. 2003
    • ARTSTARTS * Vanier Secondary School, Courtenay, B.C. 2002
    • MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP * SweetWater Moon Festival, Rolla, B.C. 2000
    • MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP * Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon 1999
    • EXPLORATION OF CAMERA ARTS * Malaspina College, Parksville, B.C. 1998/99
    • MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP * Parksville, B.C. 1998
    • SELF PORTRAIT WORKSHOP * Turning Point Youth Program, Parksville, B.C. 1997
    • EXPLORATION OF CAMERA ARTS * Old School House Gallery, Qualicum, B.C. 1997
    • EXPLORATION OF CAMERA ARTS * Island Mountain Arts, Wells, B.C. 1996
    • PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS * City of Calgary Parks & Recreation, Calgary, AB. 1986

    Jury/Presenter

    • BC Festival of the Arts, Victoria BC., Artist Presenter, 1999
    • Dist.69 Annual Juried Art Show, Juror, 1999
    • BC Arts Council Visual Artists Project Assistance, Juror, 1998

       

Awards

  • 2000 - Canada Council Travel Grant
  • 1999 - Canada Council Short Term Grant
  • 1998 - B.C. Arts Council Visual Artists Project Grant
  • 1997 - B.C. Arts Council Visual Artists Project Assistance
  • 1996 - Mexico Artists Resideney Program · Canada Council
  • 1992 - District 69 Juried Art Show; Award of Excellence
  • 1991 - Regional Juried Art Show; Award of Excellence, BC
  • 1991 - District 69 Juried Art Show; Award of Excellence
  • 1990 - Provincial Juried Art Show; Victoria, BC
  • 1990 - Regional Juried Art Show; Award of Excellence, BC
  • 1987 - Alberta College of Art Graduate Award
  • 1987 - Provincial Charles Noble Award far Leadership
  • 1987 - COLLEGE ARTS 86 Honourable Mention; Maison Alcan
  • 1986 - Provincial Continuing Arts Travel Scholarship



Portrait of Ken Flett as a Young Artist
Ken starts his bricolage with a photograph of a person he cares about deeply and builds upon it with instinctive subtlety.



































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Ken in the Shadows

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Ken Flett
Bear River, Nova Scotia
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