MICHAEL J. DOWNS

CURRICULUM VITAE
 
Education
                       Applied Design and Illustration Diploma – Capilano College
                       Largely selftaught developing current style and methods
 
Exhibitions
                      June 2012 - Group Exhibition Mantiuo Galleries, Santa Fe NM
                      January 2009 – Group Exhibition PetersonCodyGallery, Santa Fe NM
                      November 2008 – Solo Exhibition Bilton Center of Art, Red Deer AB
                      September 2007 – Trio Exhibition PetersonCodyGallery, Santa Fe NM
                      July 2007 – Solo Exhibition Mountain Galleries, Banff AB
                      March 2007 – Solo Exhibition Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle WA
                      October 2006 – Duo Exhibition Mary Martin Gallery, Charleston SC
                      December 2005 – Solo Exhibition Mary Martin Gallery, Charleston SC
                      July 2004 – Solo Exhibition Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle WA
                      May 2004 & May 2003 – Juried Exhibition Salon International, San Antonio TX
                      April 2004 - Juried Exhibition Oil Painters of America, Kirkland WA
                      April 2002 - Juried Exhibition Oil Painters of America, Chicago IL
                      August 1998 - Duo Exhibition, Ferry Building Gallery, Vancouver BC
                      August 1997 – Solo Exhibition Exposure Gallery Vancouver BC
 
Public Projects
                      HSBC Celebration of Light – Poster commission (Vancouver FireWorks  
                                                                      Society)
                      Vancouver Opera – Operea poster commission
                      City of Red Deer – The Gallery Mural
                      City of Red Deer – The Ninth Hole – Riverbend Golf Course
 
Publications
                       February 2008 -  American ArtCollector
                       September 2007 - American  ArtCollector
                       April/May 2007 -  International Artist  
                       March 2005 - The Artist’s Magazine
                       October 2004 – Arts & Antiques
                       February 2004 – The Artis’s Magazine ( Feature Article and Cover )
                       November 2003 – SouthWestArt ( Article and Cover )
                       March 2003 – International Artist
                       August 2000- Focus Sante Fe
 
Awards
                       Award of Excellence , Portrait Society of Canada 2010
                       Canadian Portrait Competition
 
 
Representation
                        Manitou Galleries  - Santa Fe NM
                        Mountain Galleries – Banff &  Jasper AB, Whistler BC
                        Front Gallery – Edmonton AB