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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae 

of Alana Holst 

 

186 Cimarron Park Circle, Okotoks, AB T1S 2H5 

Phone(s): Home: 587-757-9901  Mobile: 587-585-6245  Fax: 587-757-9902 

e-mail: alana@redplatinum.ca 

 

EDUCATION: 

 

University of Calgary                                   Painting Workshop                                                              1999 

Alberta College of Art & Design                  Foundation Year                                                        1991-1992 

 

EXHIBITIONS: 

 

2013       Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Art Show – July, 2013 – Medicine Hat, AB 

2012       Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Art Show – July, 2012 – Medicine Hat, AB 

2011       Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Art Show- July, 2011 – Medicine Hat, AB 

2011       The Blue Show, Cultural Center – March, 2011 – Medicine Hat, AB 

2010       Solo Exhibition: The Hive Artist’s Hub-October, 2010 – Medicine Hat, AB 

2010       Featured Artist: Inspire Studio & Gallery – June, 2010 – Medicine Hat, AB 

2010       Miniature Art Show & Sale, Cultural Center – February, 2010 – Medicine Hat, AB 

2009       Artisan’s Fair, Esplanade Arts Centre – September, 2009 – Medicine Hat, AB (Juried Exhibition

2009       6th Annual Unseen Art:  ArtPoint Gallery – September, 2009 – Calgary, AB (Juried Exhibition

2008       The Madhatter Roasterie – Fall/Winter 2008/09 – Medicine Hat, AB 

 

AWARDS:

 

2013       Donna McLean Painting Award at Medicine Hat Stampede Art Show for "It's a Horse, Of Course"

2012       3rd Place Award in Painting Category at Medicine Hat Stampede Art Show for "Prairie Wheat"

2011       Honourable Mention in Painting Category at Medicine Hat Stampe Art Show for "Where

               the Cattle Were"

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

 

2010       'Snippets' artist Alana Holst loves Medicine Hat's active arts culture Medicine Hat News –

                October, 2010 – Alex McCuaig 

2007       Murals add a Personal Touch Medicine Hat News – May, 2007 – Kaylynn Hohensinn 

2007       Casting Memories of Pregnancy Medicine Hat News – May, 2007 – Kaylynn Hohensinn 

2001       Murals Inject Life in Mundane Walls  The Calgary Sun – October, 2001 – Erika Baltrus 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS & COMMISSIONS: 

 

Kenneth M. Lutes – Medicine Hat, AB 

William Cocks – Medicine Hat, AB 

Dr. Allen McKenzie – Medicine Hat, AB 

Karen Hawkes – Calgary, AB 

Don  & Gladys Gillespie – Medicine Hat, AB 

Tim & Sue Sterkenburg – Medicine Hat, AB 

Commissioned by World-Wellness to paint large paintings for their therapy rooms – Medicine Hat, AB 

Commissioned by The Palliser Health Foundation to do a series entitled “Life in Bloom” for their Labour and Delivery Ward – Medicine Hat, AB 

Commissioned by the Town of Hays, AB on the Town’s 50th Anniversary to paint their Grain Elevator from old photos, as it had been torn down years before, to be displayed in their Town Hall – Hays, AB 

Commissioned by Dr. Dennis Springhetti, DDS to paint a 5’x 5’portrait of a woman with bright, shiny white teeth for his dental practice – Calgary, AB 

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION 

Date of Birth: 20th December, 1972.  Nationality: Canadian 

 

REFERENCES 

 

Susan Knight, Visual Musings Photography, Medicine Hat, AB  www.susanknight.ca/contact 

Tobie LaLibert√©, Esplanade Arts  and Heritage Centre, Medicine Hat, AB  Phone:  403-502-8580 

Maureen Newton, Inspire Studio & Gallery, Medicine Hat, AB  Phone:  403-580-1808 

Elizabeth Dunn, ArtPoint Gallery & Studio Society, Calgary, AB  Phone: 403-265-6867