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 (GroupP, Inuvik, NT
​                                  Arts in the Park, Whitehorse, Yukon
​                                  Augusto Children's Festival, Haines Junction, Yukon
                                  Arts Adventure, teaching art to children in the schools, Whitehorse, 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
​                                  "All Over the Map" North by Northwest (Solo), Arts Underground, YT
                                  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
​                                  Artist in the Schools, teaching cartoons in the schools, Yukon
                                  Arts Up Front, (Group), Whitehorse, YT
​                                   The Hands of Time, Bush Women on the Land (Group), Arts Underground                       

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
                                   Great Northern Arts Festival (Group), Inuvik, NT

 

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

                                   Yukon Conservation Society's, Rah Rah Gallery, "Miles Canyon in Art", Yukon
                                  Great Northern Arts Festival  Inuvik, NW
                                Plein Air Arts Festival,  Yukon Artists at Work Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon
                               Adaka Cultural Festival, Whitehorse, Yukon

 October 2013        North End Gallery, Solo Show (Private Gallery)
                              Whitehorse, Yukon

July 2013              Yukon River Intertribal Water Shed Councel,
                               Mayo, Yukon

July 2013              Great Northern Arts Festival, 25th Anniversary
                              Inuvik, N.W.T.

June 2013              The Adaka Culteral Festival in the
                              Kwanlin Dunn Cultural Center, Whitehorse, Yukon

June 2012               Select pieces in a Group Exhibition at
                               Gallery 22 in Whitehorse, Yukon

June 2012               The Adaka Culteral Festival in the
                                Kwanlin Dunn Cultural Center, Whitehorse, Yukon

March 2012            Select pieces in a Solo Exhibition at the
                                Cellar Steakhouse & Wine Bar in the Edgewater Hotel
                                Whitehorse, Yukon

July 2011                Selected pieces in a Group Exhibition as
                                part of the Adaka Culteral Festival at the
                                Old Firehall, Whitehorse, Yukon

June 2011                Selected pieces in a Group Exhibition at
                                 Gallery 22, Whitehorse, Yukon

February 2011         West Coast Exhibition, Truffles Cafe,
                                 Gibson's Landing, B.C.

September 2010      All new artwork Exhibition, Baked Cafe
                                Whitehorse, Yukon (Public Showing - Solo)

August 2010            Selected pieces from "All Over the Map" Show
                                 Johnson's Crossing, Yukon (Private Gallery - Solo)

April  2010             “All Over The Map” Show.  Arts Underground,

                                Yukon Art Society, Whitehorse, YT (Public Gallery - Solo)

 

March 2010            “All Over The Map” Show.  Dawson Creek Art Gallery,

                                Dawson Creek, B.C. (Public Gallery – Solo)

 

Sep.  2009               “All Over The Map” Show.  Yukon Art Center,

                                Whitehorse, YT (Community Grotto – Solo)

 

Dec.  2008               “All Over The Map” Show.  Yukon Art  Center, 
Whitehorse, YT (Community Grotto - Solo)

 

July 2008                Member’s Exhibition & Show.  Arts Underground,

Yukon Art Society, Whitehorse, YT (Public Gallery  - Group)

 

May  2008              Yukon Portraits at the “Old Fire Hall”, Yukon Art Center, 
                                Whitehorse, YT
(Public Gallery - Group)

 

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

 

 REPRESENTATION:    

                             Arts Underground, Whitehorse, Yukon
​                             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 – Present       South Peace Art Society, Dawson Creek, BC

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




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