ABOUT ARTIST SAMANTHA WILLIAMS-CHAPELSKY

Born paintbrush in-hand, at the ripe age of five Samantha won an Emily Carr young artist award for her work, ‘The House’. Since then – through her extensive education, experience and years spent studying Italian art in Tuscany – she has emerged as an internationally exhibited painter and sculptor. Currently a visual art instructor, Samantha teaches painting and sculpting methods in all mediums. From India to Italy, Scotland to New York, numerous galleries and more than 55 exhibitions have featured her vibrant collections

 

Curriculum Vitae for

Samantha Williams-Chapelsky

Email: samanthawilliams@live.ca

Website: www.samanthawilliamschapelsky.com

 

Education

2014- Current  Golden Working Artist

2013 Golden Artist Educator

2010 NAIT Certificate in Automotive Airbrushing

2009 University of Alberta, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction. Major in Painting, Drawing, and Art History, Minor in Design and Ancient History.

 

Teaching Experience

Golden Working Artist  2014 – present

Workshop Instructor for Visual Arts Classes 2009 – present

Lecturer on Social Media in the Arts 2015 – present

 

AIR

Shortlisted for the 2019 Alberta Artist in Residence

Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, August 2014

 

Public Art Commissions

Mayor’s Awards, St.Albert Celebration of the Arts, March 2018

Mayor’s Awards, St.Albert Celebration of the Arts, March 2017

City of St.Albert Special Olympics Legacy Mural, June 2013

Alberta Culture Days Interactive Mural Artist, September 2012

Good Neighbor Award commission, June 2012, 2013

Red Willow Trail Recognition Awards, June 2011

Mayor’s Awards, St. Albert Arts Days, September 2011

 

Publications / Awards

Mayor’s Awards, St. Albert Established Artist Award 2019

Scutrea and Crll International Conference: Mobility’s and Transitions, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland

 

Gallery Representation

Adele Campbell, Whistler, British Columbia

Rouge Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

 

Exhibitions

 

2019

Landscape EXPOSED, Creative Hive, Edmonton July 2019

 

2018

Affordable Art Fair, New York City, March 2018

Crescent Hill Group Exhibition, Mississauga, March 2018

 

 

2017

Affordable Art Fair, New York City, March 2017

Gibson Fine Art Solo Exhibition, Calgary, March 2017

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, July 2017

 

2016

Affordable Art Fair, New York City, October 2016

The Hive Gallery, Canmore September 2016

Art! Vancouver April 2016

 

2015

Port Moody Art Gallery, Port Moody British Columbia, April 2015 Solo Exhibition

Northern Jubilee Kaasa Gallery, Edmonton, Spring 2015 Solo Exhibition

Women Portraying Women, Group Exhibition, VASA Gallery, June 2015

Naess Gallery, Edmonton, July 2015 Solo Exhibition

Harmony and Discord Juried Group Exhibition, Vancouver, July – August 2015

VASA Gallery, Documenting, October 2015 Solo Exhibition

Elemental Sky, Daffodil Gallery, November 2015 Solo Exhibition

Square Foot 3 Group Exhibition, Projects Gallery, Miami, December 2015

 

2014

Harris-Warke Gallery, Red Deer, April 2014 Solo Exhibition

Daffodil Gallery, Edmonton, April 2014 Solo Exhibition

Affordable Art Fair, New York City, October 2014

Southern Jubilee Alcove Gallery, Calgary, September 2014 – December 2014 Solo Exhibition

 

2013

Square on Fundraiser, Art Gallery of St. Albert, St. Albert, June 2013

Symbiotica – Edmonton Poetry Festival, Edmonton, April 2013

Deep Freeze Juried Art Exhibition, Edmonton, January 2013

 

2012

All about the House, Evanescence Gallery, High River, AB, December 2012

Northern Alberta Jubilee Gallery, Edmonton, December 2012 Solo Exhibition

Milner Gallery, Edmonton, September 2012 Solo Exhibition

AWOL Gallery, Toronto, July 2012 One Square Foot Exhibition

Art Gallery of Spruce Grove, June 2012 Solo Exhibition

 

2011

Explore, Daffodil Gallery, Edmonton, November 2011 Solo Exhibition

Eugenics: A Collective Memory Faculty of Extension, Edmonton, October- November 2011

MuSe Gallery, Dehra Dun, India, December 2011 Solo Exhibition

Duality Series, Naess Gallery, Edmonton, September 2011 Solo Exhibition

RECONfigure, Art Gallery of St. Albert Exhibition, August 2011