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Education

1970-1971 University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Diploma, Faculty of Education
1964-1968 University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Residencies

2011 University of Saskatchewan, SK, Emma Lake Artists' Workshop
2009 Universisty of Saskatchewan, SK, Emma Lake Artists' Workshop
2007 The Banff Centre, Banff, AB

Grants/Awards

2010 Canada Council ACDI Project Grant
2009 City of Edmonton Arts Council Project Grant
2007 City of Edmonton Arts Council Travel Grant
1964, 1965, 1966, 1967
Imperial Oil Limited Higher Education Academic Award

Upcoming Exhibitions

2014
Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert, SK, solo exhibition

2013
Gallery @501, Sherwood Park, AB, solo exhibition

Selected
Exhibitions

2012
"Game Pieces", Art Gallery of St. Albert, St. Alberta, AB, solo exhibition
"Getting Anxious", Okotoks Art Gallery, Okotoks, AB, solo exhibition
"Getting Anxious", Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, AB, solo exhibition

2010
"12th Annual Art on the Block", Exhibition and Auction, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
"With All It's Beauty", Multicultural Center Public Art Gallery, Stony Plain, AB
"Knows No Kindness", "Multicultural Center Public Art Gallery, Stony Plain, AB

2009
"In the Balance", Visual Arts Alberta Gallery, Edmonton, AB
"Planet Earth", The Works Art and Design Festival, Stanley Milner Library, Edmonton, AB
"Signs", Profiles Public Art Gallery, St. Albert, AB
"11th Annual Art on the Block", Exhibition and Auction, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
"Planet Earth", Leighton Center, Calgary, AB

2008
"Gains and Losses", Paintings and Photographs, solo exhibition,Multicultural Centre Public Art Gallery, Stony Plain, AB
"10th Annual Art on the Block", Exhibition and Auction, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2007
"Five", Extension Centre Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2006
"Snap Shots", Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, AB, Todd Janes, curator

2005
"Four Corners", TU Gallery, Edmonton, AB
"Diversity 100", juried exhibition organized for The Works Art & Design Festival, VAAA Gallery, Edmonton, AB
"Viewpoint", with Candace Loewen-Smith, VAAA Gallery, Edmonton, AB
"Inaugural Exhibition", invitational, TU Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2004
"Society of Canadian Artists, 37th National Open Juried Exhibition of Visual Arts"
la Maison Ogilvy, Montreal, PQ
"Diversity", juried exhibition organized for The Works Art and Design Festival, VAAA Gallery, Edmonton, AB
"Systeme", with Nicole Galellis and Daryl Rydman, Profiles Public Art Gallery, St. Albert, AB, Edward Van Vliet, curator

2003
"Open Water", 78th Annual International Juried Exhibition of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour", John Baird Gallery, Toronto, ON
"Margaret Witschl: Marking Time", solo exhibition, Profiles Public Art Gallery, St. Albert, AB

2001
“The Convincing Lie”, international juried exhibition, James Baird Gallery, St. John’s , Newfoundland

1994
“Alumni”, invitational, Profiles Public Art Gallery, St. Albert, AB

1990
"Recent Drawings: Sharon Moore-Foster and Margaret Witschl", Profiles Public Art Gallery, St. Albert, AB

1988
“Staff Exhibition 1988”, invitational exhibition of the Faculty of Extension U of A, organized for The Works Art and Design Festival, Manulife Place, Edmonton, AB
“Suspects: Alternatives in Edmonton”, group exhibition, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, AB, Garth Rankin, curator

1987
“Portrait of a Province” group exhibition, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1985
“Showcase for Alberta Women Artists”, juried regional traveling exhibition, Hett Gallery, Edmonton, AB; Muttart Gallery, Calgary, AB; Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB; Red Deer and District Museum, Red Deer, AB; Lethbridge Public Library Gallery, Lethbridge, AB

1984
“Water + Colour + Paper”, 59th juried national traveling exhibition of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Ring House Gallery, Edmonton, AB;Muttart Gallery, Calgary, AB; Estevan National Exhibition Centre, Estevan, SK; Moose Jaw Museum and National Exhibition Centre, Moose Jaw, SK; Swift Current National Exhibition Centre, Swift Current, SK;Centre for the Arts, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC; Kamloops Public Art gallery, Kamloops, BC; Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC; Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, BC; Medicine Hat Historical Museum and national Exhibition centre, Medicine Hat, AB
“Margaret Witschl: Painting”, solo exhibition, Muttart Gallery, Calgary, AB

Public
Collections

Alberta Foundation for the Arts: 1984, 1986, 2002, 2004
Walter C MacKenzie Health Sciences Centre, Edmonton, AB
University Collections, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Instructor 1987-89, Studio Courses, Faculty of Extensions, University of Alberta
1987-88 Cultural Board Development Program, Alberta Culture and Grant McEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB
1986-89 Art Business Lecture Series, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
1971-72 Edmonton Public School Board, Edmonton, AB

Curator

1987 “Neo-Naïve: Contemporary Painting in the Folk Art Tradition”,Profiles Public Art Gallery, St Albert, AB
1985-87
Corporate Collection Acquisition, Esso Petroleum, Imperial Oil Limited, Edmonton, AB

Writer 1985-86 Script for "A Brush with Business" Five Part Video Series, Alberta Culture, Visual Arts

Board and Committee Membership

2013 Member, Visual Arts Alberta-CARFAC, Alberta Advisory Committee
2011, 2012
Chair, CARFAC Alberta Advisory Committee
2010, 2011, 2012
Member, St. Albert Public Art Advisory Committee
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 National Board Member and Alberta Representative, Canadian Artists' Representation/le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC)
2009-2010 Past President and Member At Large, Board of Directors, Visual Arts Alberta Assocation
2006 - 2009 President, Visual Arts Alberta Association

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