ROBIN WILTSE

Fibre Artist

Curriculum Vitae

Robin Wiltse

Kaslo, BC

Born 1976 Comox BC

Education

1995- 1998 Kootenay School of the Arts Nelson BC
1994 GP Vanier Secondary Courtenay, 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 – Langham gallery, Kaslo, BC

2005 Honorable Mention Civic Award ( for work with youth on mural project) Chetwynd, BC

1994 Fine Arts Award, GP Vanier Secondary Courtenay, BC

1994 District Scholarship Award for Fine Arts Courtenay, BC

Exhibitions

“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
Smithers Art Gallery, Smithers BC
Guest artist , collaborative exhibition

“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 2014 
Group Exhibit
Langham Gallery
Kaslo BC

Solo exhibit, September 2013
Lobby Gallery
Capitol Theatre
Nelson BC

“Felted Works”, September 2013 
Solo exhibit
Revelstoke Art Gallery
Revelstoke BC

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

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

“Felt Painting, An Exploration in Color and Texture” , solo exhibit, 2011 
Langham Art Gallery Kaslo, BC

“Connections Materialized”, group show, 2011 
Kootenay Regional Gallery Castlegar, BC

“Connections Materialized”, group show, 2011 
Gallery 2 Grand Forks, BC

“Water and Sustainability”, group show, 2011 
Langham Art Gallery Kaslo, BC

“Things My Mother Warned Me About”, group show, 2011 
Revelstoke Art Gallery Revelstoke, BC

“Salon of the Arts”, group show, 2011 
Langham Art Gallery Kaslo, BC

“Kaslo Art Walk”, group show, 2010 
Kaslo, BC

“Salon of the Arts”, group show, 2010 
Langham Art Gallery Kaslo, BC

“Peace region Annual Juried Exhibit”, group show, 2003 
Chetwynd, BC

“Image and Effigy”, 2000 
Glass Onion Studios and Gallery, group show Vancouver, BC

“Fibre R/Evolution”, group show, 2000 
Gallery 2 Grand Forks, BC

“4th Annual Juried Exhibit”, group show, 1999 
Vernon Art Gallery Vernon, BC

“Nelson Art Walk”, group show, 1999 
Nelson, BC

Teaching

2000- Private Art Instructor

2011 Felt Medicine Wheel Project
Multi Cultural Program
JV Humphries School
Kaslo BC

2011 Felt Rug Workshop, Home-links Program
JV Humphries School
Kaslo BC

2010 Arts Starts Grant
“Leather Masks”
JV Humphries School
Kaslo BC

2009 Felting Instructor, 3 day workshop
Kootenay School of the Arts
Nelson BC

2008 Felting Workshop
Jewitt Elementary School
Meadow Creek BC

2007 Arts Starts Grant
“Heart Felt Exploration At the Impromptu Gallery”
Chetwynd Senior Secondary
Chetwynd BC

2006 Arts Starts Grant
” Floor Cloths, a Student Exhibition at the Impromptu Gallery”
Chetwynd Senior Secondary
Chetwynd BC

2005 Large Community Mural with Youth
Chetwynd BC

2005 Community Mural
Moberly First Nations Centre
Moberly Lake BC