Elizabeth Anderson


2012             BFA: Visual Arts                               Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC
1988             BA Major: Psychology                     Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

Professional Experience

2014                Art Instructor                                 City of Langley
2012- present   Visual Artist                                  
2008-2009       Studio Assistant                            Kwantlen Polytechnic University             
2007-2008       Project Coordinator                      Community Digital Storytelling Learning, ICAL
2004-2006       Special Events Coordinator          Langley Centennial Museum
                        Art & Culture events
2002-2004       Community Development Coordinator    YWCA Single Moms Housing
2001-2002       Project Coordinator,                      White Rock Museum & Archives
                        Community Quilt
2000-2001       Videographer                                White Rock Museum & Archives

Juried Exhibitions

2014             “Branded”                                       Seymour Art Gallery, Deep Cove BC
                     Discovery: Air Exhibit
2013             “The Hidden Dance”                        Arts Council of Surrey, Surrey BC                        
                     Just Dance                                     
2012             “Slippage”
                     Mirror Mirror                                   Surrey Art Gallery, Arts Council of Surrey 
1996             “Memoryscapes”
                     BC Festival for the Arts,                 BC Arts Council

1996             “Memoryscapes”
                     Identity ’96 Exhibit,                        Delta Arts Council                                                                       
1995             “Memoryscapes”
                     Video Rampage Screenings            Video In

Selected Group Exhibitions                          

2014             Small Wonder                       Fort Gallery, Fort Langley BC
2014             Summer Magic                     Langley Arts Gallery, Langley BC
2013             Memory: Exhibition               Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond BC International Mail Art  
2013             “Love and Marriage”              Newton Cultural Centre, Arts Council of Surrey
                    Total Eclipse of the Semiotics of Love
2013             “My Collection” art journal,     Brooklyn Art Library permanent collection, # 211.6-7
2012             We is Me”                             KPU Fine  Arts Grad Show.  Video installation, Surrey, BC                      
2012             "Fragments in Light"                 KPU Fine Arts Grad Show, Surrey BC
2011             "Golden Hour"                          Big Little Art Show, Arbutus Gallery, Surrey, BC
                     acrylic painting
2011             "After the Math"                        International Mail Art Exhibit, RAG, Richmond, BC
                     ink and acrylic                       Richmond Art Gallery
2011             "Slippage"                                 Psychologically There  Exhibit, Surreyalists, Vancouver BC
                     encaustic painting
2011             "Be Still Thy Heart"                   Kwantlen Awards Show, River Rock Casino, Richmond, BC
                    encaustic painting
2011             "Moloch Series"                        A Stretch of Road Exhibit, Cloverdale, BC.
                    encaustic painting
2010             "Memories"                               Property: Experiences & Memories, Kwantlen Main Gallery
2010             "Woman’s Journey"                 Tangent Annual Visual Arts Exhibit, Cloverdale BC
2010             "Ode to Earth"                          Tangent Annual Visual Arts Exhibition, Cloverdale BC
                     video installation
2009             "It’s My University"                   Freshly Squeezed Exhibition, Chapel Arts, Vancouver,  BC
                     digital collage


2010             Jason Singh Memorial Award
2009             LEAP Artist Run Studio Grant
2008             New Horizons for Seniors, Government of Canada
1995             Video In Mini Grant Production

Awards and Recognition

2010           Dean’s Honour Roll, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Faculty of Humanities
1986           Vancouver Transition House”  Rogers Cable Community Cable Television Association Excellence Broadcasting Award 
2013                Spotlight on the Arts, Feb 2013, Arts Council of Surrey
2012                Spotlight on the Arts, July 2012, Arts Council of Surrey
2012                PULP Mag Spring Issue
2011                The Runner, Vol. 03 Issue 23 08.16.2011, Polytechnic Ink Publishing Society
2011                Issues in Contemporary Art Reader, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Printers

Volunteer Experience

2007 - present   Intergenerational Centre for Action Learning: founding/board member, Program Developer,                   enhancing age relations through the arts
2012 – 2013     Alexandra House: Older Adults Idea Group, the 2012 Alexandra House Festival;     
Building Welcoming & Inclusive Neighbourhoods Advisory Committee
2012                2012 Grad catalogue: Layout & Editor
2010 - 2013      Surreyalists Collective: a founding member, newsletter production, blog editor, exhibits
1996                grunt gallery: videographer, Mount Pleasant Community Fence.


“My Collection” art journal, Brooklyn Art Library permanent collection, # 211.6-7
2010-2014  selected pieces loaned to Kwantlen Polytechnic University Collection

Professional Memberships

2014- present          The Fort Gallery Collective
2013- present           Langley Arts Council
2013- present           Seymour Art Gallery
2012-present            Arts Council of Surrey
2007 to present         Intergenerational Centre for Action Learning