Purple Feet Studio
Ceramic Art & Functional Pottery

Ekta Aline Nadeau, 2015

 

 

Current Galleries showing my work:

  • ClayZone Ceramics Gallery - 661 E 15th Vancouver (at Fraser St)
  • Gallery Of BC Ceramics - Granville Island, Vancouver
  • Arbutus Art Gallery- Ford's Cove Hornby Island
  • Hornby Island Gallery- Artist run gallery - Hornby Island
  • Old School House gift shop - Qualicum beach
  • Island Potters - Hornby Island
  • Gallery Aqui Siam Ben - Vallauris, France

 

Shows and Sales:

  • Big Art Show group exhibition Hornby Island Community Hall, August 2015
  • Sooke Fine Arts Show 2015 Seaparc Sooke, BC, July 2015
  • Small is Beautiful group show Hornby Island Art Council, July 2015
  • Spring Show group exhibition at HIAC, May 12-31, 2015
  • Sooke Fine Arts Show 2014 Seaparc Sooke, BC July 2014
  • Island Gallery group show Hornby Island Community Hall July 6-9, 2014
  • Atelier Galerie Trois Cinquieme, Quebec City - May 12-30, 2014
  • Le Cabanon, Vallauris, France - "Grand Voyage" -  May 3-8, 2014
  • A.I.R. Vallauris Small Art Objects 2013 "In Movement"
  • Silk Purse Gallery West Vancouver “Ardour” - Duo show with painter Leanne Christie - June-July, 2013
  • Burnaby Potters' Guild "Summer Sale" Capitol Hill (at Hastings) 361 S. Howard Ave North Burnaby
  • Deer Lake Gallery "" A Feast for the Senses” Burnaby Potters Guild - May, 2013.
  • Gallery of BC Ceramics "Potluck" group show – March, 2013
  • Deer Lake Gallery "January Blues" group show January 2013
  • Gallery of BC Ceramics "Mug Shots" group show - October 2012
  • Island Art Group Show at the Winery, Hornby Island - August 2012
  • Community Hall on Hornby Island Group Show - July 2012
  • Hornby Island Arts Council - Solo show: "Earthy Matter: Seashore Musings" May  2012
  • Gallery of BC Ceramics - featured artist: March 15 to April 14, 2012
  • ARC Gallery "Imagination" Island Gallery Artists show - Summer 2011     
  • Gallery of BC Ceramics: "Celebrate the Bowl" June/July 2011
  • Community Hall "New Works" group show Hornby - June, 2011
  • ARC Gallery "Close to the Heart" Hornby group exhibition - July, 2011
  • Community Hall "Best of Island Gallery" group show: June, 2011
  • Gallery of BC Ceramics: "Spottery" May 2011
  • Kariton Gallery Abbotsford duo show "Janet Bright & Ekta Nadeau"- January 2011
  • Oceanside Arts Council Gallery "Festival of Arts" Parksville - July 2010
  • Arbutus Arts Gallery duo show with Jill Royall- "Passage into Spring" May/June, 2010
  • Gallery of BC Ceramics - featured artist: May 2010
  • ARC Gallery HIAC - Solo show "Copper Moon" April 2010
  • Place des Arts in Coquitlam "Positively Petite" November 2008
  • Blackberry Gallery in Port Moody "BC in a Box - Finger Play"
  • TOSH Gallery Old School House group show "A View from Here" 2007
  • UBC SUB Art Gallery "Artifacts from Clayland" 2004, 2005 & 2006
  • Shaldbolt Centre for the Arts group show 2004
  • Lookout Gallery - Regent College Ceramics & Textile group show 2004

Art Education:

  • UBC 2010 - Self directed studies in ceramic
  • UBC 2007- ARTE 403 Ceramics for Education
  • Langara College 2009 Ceramics with Sara Coote
  • Emily Carr 2008 - Ceramic Technologies with D'Arcy Margesson
  • Emily Carr 2006 - Mold making using clay and plaster
  • UBC 2005 - ARTE 323 Ceramic modelling
  • UBC 1991 - FINA 181 Basic Studio Modeling with clay and plaster
  • Shaldbolt Centre for the Arts 2004 - Intermediate throwing
  • University of Quebec 1982 - Certificate in Arts and Crafts

Studied with:

  • Keith Rice-Jones - Three dimentional space at Maple Ridge Centre
  • Jim Robison - Large slab ceramic at Shadbolt Centre
  • Cathi Jefferson - Salt firing at her studio in Cowichan Lake
  • Don Hutchinson - Ceramic decoration at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
  • Philippe Faraut - Full Figure seminar in Sarasota Florida
  • Debra Sloan - Figure modelling class at Shadbolt Centre
  • Santo Mignosa - Anatomy for figure modeling at Shadbolt Centre 
  • Maestro Romano Ranieri - Majolica painting in Deruta Italy
  • Nicola Boccini - Wheel throwing in Deruta Italy
  • Vinicio Barcaccia - Wheel throwing in Deruta Italy
  • David Robinson -Figurative plaster sculpture at 1000 Parker Street 
  • Nicole Dextras - Paper Art at her studio on Granville Island 
  • Ernie Hall - Pottery throwing and Raku firing at his studio in Delta 

Affiliations/Memberships:

  • BC Potters Guild
  • Craft Council of BC
  • NCECA National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
  • Abbotsford Arts Council
  • Hornby Island Arts Council
  • Island Gallery: Artist run gallery on Hornby Island

Teaching Experience:

  • Ongoing Hand Building, Ceramic & Raku firing workshops for UBC Pottery Club
  • BC Potters Guild - Raku firing on the First of July at Granville Island
  • Clay for Kids - guiding children through ceramic projects at my studio
  • Leather workshops in Quebec City - adults and groups with special needs

Related Experience:

  • City of Vancouver - Public Art Sculpture "Magic Chicken" 57th & Cambie
  • Participated in "Master Potters Symposium" in Parksville
  • Theatre de la Seizieme - Lighting technician
  • Expo 86 - Stage technician for the Canada Pavilion
  • Vancouver Playhouse Theatre - Prop fabrication for George Ryga's "Paracelsus" 
  • Vancouver Playhouse Theatre - Set building for "A Chorus Line"
  • Independant Leather Artisan in Quebec City - Atelier la Papillonne: Exhibitions at Salon des Artisans du Quebec and galleries throughout Quebec