Bridget V. Aitken

curriculum vitae

Education

1983                 McMaster University, B.A. Psychology

2002                Royal Conservatory of Music, Grade 9 Piano

­­­­­­­Finearts  Education 

1995 – 2000    Extension Division University of Saskatchewan – classes in: drawing,

 painting and sculpture                                                                               

2011                 George Glen Painting – Open Project workshop, Prince Albert, SK

2011                 Emma Lake – Song Writing workshop, Emma Lake, SK

2012 - 2014      University of Saskatchewan, Community Arts Diploma (USCAD), Saskatoon, SK

2015 - 2016      CARFAC Mentorship Program – mentored by Anne McElroy  

 

Collaborations

2004               Prairie Sculptors’ Association (PSA), Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK

monumental sculpture -  The Dance, artists: Sarah McKen, Bridget Aitken, Donna Chisen installtion in front of the North Battleford Public Library

2004               Ottawa Winterfest, snow carving competition – three person team representing the Province of Saskatchewan

2005                Quebec Winter Carnival, snow carving competition – three person team representing the Province of Saskatchewan

2008               PSA, Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK

monumental sculpture – Star Gazer, artists: Sarah McKen, Bridget Aitken, Laurie Afseth

                        installation at the Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK

2012                 Emma Lake Collaboration, Ness Creek, SK

 

Memberships and Affiliations

2003 – 2007    Art au Jus - artists’ collective and gallery, 539-24th St. E, Saskatoon, SK

2004 – 2012    Prairie Sculptors’ Association, Saskatoon, SK – position of secretary from 10

2004 – 2013     St. George Studio, 543 St. George St. Saskatoon, SK

2007 – 2013     The MIX Artists’ Collective - and Gallery, 539-24th St. E. Saskatoon, SK

2011 – 2013      The Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

2012 – 2015     Art Trek – a founding member

2013 – 2016     Studio on 20th, 236A, 20th St. W, Saskatoon, SK

2013 – 2016     Black Spruce Gallery, Hwy #2, Northside, SK

2014 – 2015     Mann Gallery, Prince Albert, SK

2015 - 2016                  CARFAC

 

Solo Exhibitions

2006                Mystic Java, 209, 3929, 8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK

2012                 The Void Gallery, Luna and Hill Clothing Co. 208, 3rd. Ave. S., Saskatoon, SK

2014                 HUES Art Supply, 1818 Lorne Ave. Saskatoon, SK

2015                 The University Club, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

                        Calories Restaurant, Saskatoon

2016                Calories Restaurant, Saskatoon

 

Small Group Exhibitions

2011                 Turpentine and Water, Jacqueline Faye Miller, Bridget Aitken,

The MIX Artists’ Collective, 521 – 24th St. E., Saskatoon, SK

2012                 Collection, Bridget Aitken, Jacqueline Faye Miller, Brenda Kennedy

                        The MIX Artists’ Collective, 521 – 24th St. E. Saskatoon, SK

2014                Georgian Bay: Three Takes, Bridget Aitken, Jacqueline Fay Miller, Nicki Ault

                        St. Thomas More Gallery, 1437 College Dr. Saskatoon, SK

2015                 Still, Bridget Aitken, Nicki Ault, Jacqueline Fay Miller, Hues Art Supply, 1818 Lorne Ave.

                        Saskatoon, SK

 

Group Exhibitions

2004               PSA:  Chapel Gallery, Prince Albert, SK

                        St. George Annual Open Studio, Saskatoon, SK

                        Art au Jus spring and fall exhibition2005             

PSA – St. Frances Morrison Library, Saskatoon, SK

                        Art au Jus spring and fall exhibitions

                        St. George Open Studio

2006               PSA – Galleria at Innovation Place, U of S, Saskatoon, SK

                        Art au Jus spring and fall exhibitions

                        St. George Open Studio

2007                PSA – St. Frances Morrison Library, Saskatoon, SK

                        The MIX, spring and fall exhibitions

                        St. George Open Studio

2008               PSA – Chapel Gallery, Prince Albert

                        The MIX, spring and fall exhibitions

                        St. George Open Studio

2009               PSA – Galleria at Innovation Place

                        The MIX, spring and fall exhibitions

                        St. George Open Studio

2010                PSA – Galleria at Innovation Place

                        The MIX, spring and fall exhibitions

                        St. George Open Studio

2011                 PSA – Galleria at Innovation Place

                        The MIX, spring and fall exhibitions

                        St. George Open Studio

                        Mendel Gallery Members Exhibition

2012                 PSA – Galleria at Innovation Place

                        The MIX, spring and fall exhibitions

                        St. George Open Studio

                        Art Trek – Urban Art Trail in Saskatoon

                        Mendel Gallery Members Exhibition

2013                 Black Spruce Gallery, Hwy#2, Northside, SK

                        The Studio on 20th, Grand Opening, 236A, 20th St. E, Saskatoon, SK

                        Art Trek, Saskatoon

2014                Prairie Star Gallery, Out the Blue, 1136, 8th St. Saskatoon

                        Black Spruce Gallery

                        330 Design Group, 330 Ave. G. South - Guest Artist

                        Prairie Star Gallery, Guest artist

                        Studio on 20th Annual Open Studio

                        Mann Gallery Annual Members Show – First Prize in acrylic category

                        Solar Gardens, Pike Lake, SK

                        USCAD, Student/Instructor Exhibition, St. Thomas More Gallery

2015                 Studio on 20th Spring Exhibition

                        Black Spruce Gallery

 

Guest Artist

2014                Prairie Star Gallery, 1136, 8th St.  Saskatoon, SK

2014                330 Design Group, 330 Ave. G. South

 

Art Review

Sept. 10, 2014, Marsha Day, The Star Phoenix , At the Galleries

 

Upcoming Show:

New Works
by Bridget V. Aitken

Calories Restaurant
721 Broadway Ave. Saskatoon
August 1st to August 27th

A Play on Green


Contact Information:

Bridget V. Aitken, B.A.

RR#7, Site 707
Comp. 3
Station Main
Saskatoon, SK
S7K 1N2

306-374-1516

bridget.finearts@gmail.com