ROBIN WILTSE

Fibre Artist

Curriculum Vitae

Robin Wiltse

Kaslo BC
250-551-1754
robinwiltse@gmail.com
Born Comox BC 1976

Education

1995- 1998 Kootenay School of the Arts, Nelson BC

Awards/ Scholarships

2014 People’s Choice Award, Salon of the Arts – Langham Gallery, Kaslo BC
2012 People’s Choice Award, Salon of the Arts – Langham Gallery, Kaslo BC
2011 People’s Choice Award, Salon of the Arts – Langham Gallery, Kaslo BC
2010 People’s Choice Award, Salon of the Arts – LanghamGallery, Kaslo BC
2005 Honorable Mention Civic Award ( for work with youth) Chetwynd BC
1994 Fine Arts Award, GP Vanier Secondary Courtenay BC
1994 District Scholarship Award for Fine Arts Courtenay BC

Exhibitions

3 Week Residency November 2018
Touchstones Gallery Nelson BC
Partnership with Kootenay School of the Arts and Kootenai Art Therapy Institute

“Lost Threads” November 2018
Group Exhibit
Touchstones Gallery
Nelson BC

“Edge of the Forest “, 2015 / 2016  
Surface Design Association of BC and Yukon
National Juried Travelling Exhibition

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 2015
Art Square Gallery, Toronto Ontario, 2015
Parrot Gallery, Belleville Ontario, 2015
Fibre Arts Conference, Woody Point Newfoundland, 2015
Fish Creek Community Library, Calgary Alberta, 2016
Collective Coast Arts Centre, Victoria BC, 2016
Fibre Works Studio and Gallery, Pender Harbour BC, 2016

“The Salmon Journey “, August – September 2016
Guest artist
Smithers Art Gallery
Smithers BC

“Let Them Run, the Salmon Century”, September 2014
Group Exhibit
Kootenay Gallery, Castlegar BC
Art Council Gallery, February, Cranbrook BC
Art Gallery of Golden, September, Golden BC

“Salon of the Arts “, January 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 
Group Exhibit
Langham Gallery
Kaslo BC

Solo Exhibit September 2013
Lobby Gallery
Capitol Theatre
Nelson BC

Solo Exhibit September 2013
Solo exhibit
Revelstoke Art Gallery
Revelstoke BC

“Spellbound” July 2013
Group exhibit
Rossland Art Gallery
Rossland BC

“Exploration of Colour and Texture” August 2012
Solo Exhibit
Summerland Art Gallery
Summerland BC

“Felt Painting” July 2011
Solo Exhibit
Langham Art Gallery
Kaslo BC

“Connections Materialized” 2011
Group Exhibit
Kootenay Regional Gallery
Castlegar BC

“Connections Materialized” 2011
Gallery 2
Grand Forks BC

“Water and Sustainability” 2011
Group Exhibit
Langham Art Gallery
Kaslo BC

“Things my Mother Warned Me About” 2011
Group Exhibit
Revelstoke Art Gallery
Revelstoke BC

Peace Region Annual Juried Exhibition 2003
Group Exhibit
Chetwynd BC

“Image and Effigy ” 2000
Group Exhibit
Glass Onion Studios and Gallery
Vancouver BC

“Fibre R/Evolution” 2000
Group Exhibit
Gallery 2
Grand Forks BC

Annual Juried Exhibition 1999
Vernon Art Gallery
Vernon BC

Teaching

2000- Private art instructor
2020 Felt workshop, Kaslo Youth Group Kaslo BC
2019 Art Starts Grant Felt Project, JV Humphries Secondary Kaslo BC
2011 Multi Cultural Program, JV Humphries Secondary Kaslo BC
2011 Homelinks Program, JV Humphries Secondary Kaslo BC
2010 Art Starts Grant Leather Project, JV Humphries Kaslo BC
2009 Kootenay School of the Arts, Felting Workshop Nelson BC
2008 Felt Workshop, Jewitt Elementary Meadow Creek BC
2007 Art Starts Grant, Chetwynd Senior Secondary Chetwynd BC
2006 Art Starts Grant, Chetwynd Senior Secondary Chetwynd BC
2005 Youth Mural Project, Chetwynd BC
2005 Youth Mural Project, Moberly Lake Reserve Moberly Lake

Publications and Media

“500 Felt Objects”
Book about Contemporary Felting 2011
Lark Publications

Weekly Fibre Artist Interviews 2011
World of Threads Festival