Curriculum Vitae of 
Blair M Thorson 


 

EDUCATION: 

 

 2015     Artist in the School Learning Lab for Instructors

​2013     Dealing with Galleries
2009     The Yukon and Beyond, Porfolio and Marketing Clinics   

 

2008     Marketing Workshop, 2 days, Travel & Tourism Yukon

 

    -              Self taught, experimentation and discovery of techniques

 


Grades 9 & 12 Art Awards.
 

 
EXHIBITIONS

2017                         Adaka Cultural Festival (Group), Kwanlin Dunn Cultural Center
​                                 Great Northern Arts Festival (Group), Inuvik, NT
​                                  Arts in the Park, Whitehorse, Yukon
​                                  Augusto Children's Festival, Haines Junction, Yukon
                                  Arts Edventure, teaching art to children in the schools, Whitehorse
​                                     Mayo, Teslin, Yukon
​                                  Artist in the School, cartooning with students in the schools, Yukon
​                                 

​2016                          Adaka Cultural Festival (Group), Kwanlin Dunn Cultural Center
​                                  Great Northern Arts Festival (Group), Inuvik, NT
​                                  Atlin Art & Music Festival - Mural, Atlin, B.C.
                                  Arts in the Park, cartooning with children, Whitehorse, YT
​                                  Arts Ed-Venture,  teaching art to children in the schools, Whitehorse, YT
​                                   "All Over the Map" The Art of Knowing Where you Are (Solo),
​                                         Whitehorse, YT
​                                  Artist in the Schools, teaching cartoons to children, Yukon
                                  Arts Up Front, (Group), Whitehorse, YT
​                                   The Hands of Time, Bush Women on the Land (Group), Arts
​                                        Underground, Whitehorse, YT                   
                      
2015                          Adaka Cultural Festival (Group), Kwanlin Dunn Cultural Center,

                                  Arts Up Front Festival (Group), Whitehorse, YT

                                  Yukon Art Society Member's Show (Group), Whitehorse, YT
                                   Artist in the Schools, teaching cartoons to children, Yukon

 

2014                           "All Over the Map " "North by Northwest" , (The Edge Private Gallery -
          ​                              Solo) Arts Underground, Yukon Art Society, Whitehorse, YT     

                                   Yukon Conservation Society's,"Miles Canyon in Art", Whitehorse, YT
                                  Great Northern Arts Festival  Inuvik, NWT
​                                  Artists in the School, teach children cartoons, Yukon
                                Plein Air Arts Festival,  Yukon Artists at Work Gallery, Whitehorse, YT
                               Adaka Cultural Festival, Whitehorse, Yukon

 2013                      North End Gallery, Solo Show (Private Gallery), Whitehorse, Yukon
                               Yukon River Intertribal Water Shed Councel, Mayo, Yukon
                               Great Northern Arts Festival, 25th Anniversary, Inuvik, N.W.T.
                              The Adaka Culteral Festival, Kwanlin Dunn Cultural Center,
                                      Whitehorse, Yukon
​                               Artist in the Schools, teach cartoons to children, Yukon

2012                      Select pieces in a Group Exhibition, Gallery 22 in Whitehorse, YT
                             The Adaka Culteral Festival,  Kwanlin Dunn Cultural Center,
                                   Whitehorse, YT
                            Select pieces in a Solo Exhibition, The Cellar Steakhouse & Wine Bar in the
​                                   Edgewater Hotel, Whitehorse, Yukon

2011                        Selected pieces in a Group Exhibition, Adaka Culteral Festival at the
                                     Old Firehall, Whitehorse, Yukon
​                               Selected pieces in a Group Exhibition, Gallery 22, Whitehorse, Yukon
​                              West Coast Exhibition, Truffles Cafe,  Gibson's Landing, B.C.

 2010                      All new artwork Exhibition, Baked Cafe, Whitehorse, Yukon
                                    (Public Showing - Solo)
                               Selected pieces from "All Over the Map" Show Johnson's Crossing,
                                    Yukon (Private Gallery - Solo)
                             “All Over The Map” Show.  Arts Underground,
Yukon Art Society,
                                      Whitehorse, YT (Public Gallery - Solo)
               
            “All Over The Map” Show.  Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek,
​                                       B.C. (Public Gallery – Solo)

 

 2009                   “All Over The Map” Show.  Yukon Art Center, Whitehorse, YT
                                     (Community Grotto – Solo)

 
2008                    “All Over The Map” Show.  Yukon Art  Center, Whitehorse, YT
                                      (Community Grotto - Solo)
                            
Member’s Exhibition & Show.  Arts Underground, Yukon Art Society,
​                                        Whitehorse, YT  (Public Gallery  - Group)
 

                           Yukon Portraits at the “Old Fire Hall”, Yukon Art Center,
​                                      Whitehorse, YT 
(Public Gallery - Group)


  2006                The Idea of North, Arts Underground, Yukon Art Society,
​                                  (Canada Winter Games), Group

 

 REPRESENTATION:    

                             Arts Underground, Whitehorse, Yukon   www.artsunderground.ca
​                             867 667-4080

                                  
                                 

ARTICLES :  
 Arts Quest, Gary Funk, February 2014, http://artsquest.ca

Arctic Council Calendar, "Coral Harbour Family", March 2014
http://www.nnsl.com/frames/newspapers/2014-07/jul17_14art.html
ECHO Environment Canada, Vol. 2 - No. 2, Pg. 2, Mark Camarero
Yukon News, Whitehorse, YT,  Pg. 26, April 14, 2010 - The Arts, Chris Oke
Dawson Creek Daily News, March 5, 2010, Front Page, Megan Gorecki
Alaska Highway News, Fort St. John, B.C., February 25, 2010, Front Page, David Bell
The Peace, Dawson Creek Daily News, February 25, 2010, Pg. A2 - David Bell         

What’s Up Yukon,  Sep. 10, 2009,  Issue  150,  Pg. 10 – Arts Imperative,  
      Tara McCarthy

Yukon  -   North of Ordinary,  Fall 2009,  Vol. 3,  Issue 3,  Pgs. 60/61 – ArtsNet Yukon,  Elaine Corden

 More of Our Canada,  Sep. 2009, Premier Issue, Pgs. 58/59 – Crafty Canadians, 
     Linda Thorson

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

 

2008 – Present       Member of CARFAC

1998 – Present       Member of Yukon Art Society

1990 – 2016            South Peace Art Society, Dawson Creek, BC

1990 – 1998            Member of North Peace Art Society, Ft St John, BC




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