CONTACT

craigbfriesen@shaw.ca - 403.461.7019

friesenlanders.com

kunzegallery.ca

qualitypaintersyyc.com

ARTIST STATEMENT

Craig Friesen is an artist that deals in narratives created from play. His work is concerned with the starting of a story for the viewer to be amused by, wonder about, and/or participate in. He makes work in a variety of media including: digital graphics, drawings, paintings and sculpture.

friesenlanders.com is where you can find his graphic work on t-shirts available for purchase.

CV

                       

                        Education

 

                                   2003-2007    B.F.A.       Alberta College of Art & Design

                

                                   2010-2012 BEd Visual Arts        University of Calgary

 

                        Awards

 

                                    2006      Jason Lang Scholarship

               

                                    2007      Board of Governors Award

 

                        Exhibitions

 

                                    2005    Ex Show, University of Ostrava (Czech Repblik)

  (group show)

                                                Opened at: Faculties of: Art/ Philosophy/ Kinesiology

 

                                    2006     * Action Show, Gallery 391, ACAD

 

                                    2007      Print Media, Acad Main Mall, ACAD (group show)                           

                 

                                    2007      Board of Governors Winners,

                                                   Illingworth Kerr Gallery (group show)

 

            2013      The Sketchbook Project, Various Locations,

    USA/Canada (group show)

 

    2014     The Sketchbook Project, Various Locations,

    USA/Canada (group show)

 

  2014     Co Founder - Quality Painters

 

  2015     The Odyssey

            AFA Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX),

            2 year tour of Alberta (Galleries TBA)

 

2015    Quality Painters

            Market Collective 

 

2015/16  KONFERO Gallery

            featured artist 2015-2016

 

2016    The Work of Craig Friesen

            Kunze Gallery, August - September

 

2017    Quality Painters

            Market Collective

2018    Craig Friesen

            Kunze Gallery, June - September

https://www.kunzegallery.ca/craig-friesen.html

2018 Swiss Guides in the Rockies

UNA Pizza + Wine