Aurora Landín

Education
1993 MFA (Printmaking with Drawing Minor), Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1988 BFA (Art; Painting), University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
1985 Diploma of Art and Design, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

Awards / Scholarships
2011 FPAC Funding, ACAD
2006 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant
2003 Art Ventures Grant, Manitoba Arts Council
........Innovation Fund, President's Office, University of Manitoba
1997 Visual Arts “A” Grant, Manitoba Arts Council
........Travel Grant, College Art Association
........Short Term Project Grant, Manitoba Arts Council
1992 Ratel's Award, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Washington
1991 Juror's Award, Alberta Printmakers Society, Calgary, AB
1986 Alberta Culture Study Grant

Solo Exhibitions
2007 The Light of Day, Alberta Printmakers Society Gallery, Calgary, AB
........Gemma's Pool, Carpet 'n Toast Gallery, Calgary, AB
2004 Recidivism, Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
2003 Recidivism, Manitoba Printmakers Society, Winnipeg, MB
........Diario, Quiet Room Gallery, St. John’s College, Winnipeg, MB
2000 Olio, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, MB
........Passages, National Exhibition Centre, Estevan, SK
1998 Exalt Fax & Other Techno Sirens, ACE Art, Winnipeg, MB
1997 Mystery Bruises, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB
........Bruises, Northwest Art Center, Minot, ND
1995 Ten Gallon Hat, Window Project, The New Gallery, Calgary, AB
1994 "It was a Difficult Decision ...", The Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB (Catalogue)
1993 De Gustibus non est Disputandum (MFA Thesis Exhibition), Museum of Art, WSU, Pullman, WA
........Semana de la Raza, (2 person with Fernando Hernandez), Pullman, WA
1992 Art Tracks (2 person with Kean Wilcox), Gallery II, WSU, Pullman, WA
1989 The Warm Front, The Works Festival, Edmonton, AB

Selected Group Exhibitions
2012 ACAD Faculty Exhibition, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
........Particle Wave Video Screening, Emmedia, Calgary, AB
2011 Printmaking and the Mundane, SGC Council, St. Louis, MO & Artists Image Resource Gallery,
........ Pittsburgh, PA
........Role: The Directors Show, Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
........ACAD Faculty Show, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
2010 ACAD Faculty Show, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
2008 ACADemy, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
2007 Is it Baroque?, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
2006 Mediated, Clarion University Gallery, Clarion, Pennsylvania
2005 ACAD Faculty Exhibition, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
........Site Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
2004 Resident Printmakers, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
........ACAD Faculty Exhibition, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
2002 Manitoba Printmakers in China, Xian, China
........Off-Site, P.K. Gallery, Cooperstown, ND
........Crossed Borders, Reineke Gallery, Fargo, ND
2001 Willagio, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
1997 Print Exchanges, Gallery 111, Winnipeg, MB
1996 Canadian Portfolio 96, Southern Graphics Council, West Virginia & Windsor, ONT
1995 Rootin Tootin Roundup!, The Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
1994 "The Art Lesson", site-specific pagework, Artichoke Magazine, Spr. '94, Vol. 6, No. 1
1993 State of Washington Master of Fine Arts, School of Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
1992 Dia de los Muertos, Gallery II, WSU, Pullman, WA
........Northwest Juried Art '92, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Wa. (Catalogue)
........Northwest Juried Exhibition, Carnegie Art Centre, WA
1991 Pracownia, Galeria Po (10 Canadian Artists), Galerii Biblioteki Wojewodzkic, Zielona Gora, Poland
........Visual Language Unbound: Young Artists' Drawings Canada/Poland, The Works Festival, Edmonton
........Some New Alberta Art, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
........Alberta Printmakers Society, The Works Festival, Edmonton, AB

Visiting Artist Presentations/ Workshops/ Residencies
Venice Printmaking Studio Residency, Venice, Italy, 2011 & 2013
Pracownia, Galeria "Po", Zielona Gora, Poland 1991
Poznan Academy of Art, Poznan, Poland 1991
Emmedia Compression Camp, 2012
Panel Session Chair, College Art Association, Toronto, ONT 1998
Washington State University, Pullman, WA 1993
Minot State University, Minot, ND 2000/1997/1996
Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC 2000
Langara College, Vancouver, BC 2005
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB 2002
Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB 2002
National Exhibition Centre, Estevan, SK 2000
Mentoring Artists for Womens Art, Winnipeg, MB 2002/1998
Arts West Summer Art Program, MB 2002 - 2004
Printmaking Residency, Hannaher's Inc. Print Studio, Fargo, ND 2004
Printmaking Residency, Martha Street Studio, Winnipeg, MB 2006
Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB 1997

Professional Associations & Activities
Board of Governors & Works of Art Acquisition Committee, Winnipeg Art Gallery 2001 - 2003
Board of Directors: Stride Gallery 1989 - 1995
Board of Directors, Truck Gallery 2010 - 2012
Core Collective: ACE Art 1996- 1999, Vice President 1998
Co-Organizer, MPA PanAm Print Exhibition 1999
Mentor, Foundation Advisory Program, MAWA 2002-2003
Mentor, Distance Mentorship Program, National Exhibition Centre, Estevan, SK 1999-2000
Curator, “Numbered Company; Print-based Works From Alberta”, Gallery 111, Winnipeg, MB 1996
Juror: Manitoba Arts Council B Grant 1997
Juror: Arts West Annual Exhibition 2002 - 2003
Juror: Manitoba Arts Council 2005
Juror: Alberta Printmakers Society, 2008

Teaching Experience
2004 - present ..Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
1995 - 2003 ......University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, AB
Summer 1999 ...The University of Lethbridge, AB
Summer 1996 ...The University of Calgary, AB
Summer 1995 ...Alberta College of Art, Calgary, AB
Summer 1993 ...The University of Calgary, AB
1991 - 1993 ......Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Other Employment in the Arts
1993 - 1995 .Graphic Design, Calgary, AB
1995 ...........Interim Administrator, The New Gallery, Calgary, AB
1993 - 1994 .Co-Facilitator, Truck Gallery, Calgary, AB
1989 - 1991 .Director, The Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
1988 - 1989 .Assistant Director, Kensington/Paperworks Galleries, Calgary, AB
1988 ...........Curatorial Assistant, The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1983 - 1986 .Art Slide Librarian and Curatorial Assistant, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

Selected Bibliography
Armstrong, Gwen "Recidivism", Stride Gallery Brochure, September 2004
Gogarty, Amy “Medusa Gets a Laugh: Theorizing Feminists Humour in Contemporary Canadian Art”, excerpted in Inversions, MAWA, 2002
Karlinsky, Amy "Printmaking stages a comeback on Martha Street", Winnipeg Free Press, Oct. 9, 2003
Kowslovski, Votek Pracownia, Galeria “Po”, Zielona Gora, Poland, 1991.
Ouellet, Shelley “It was a Difficult Decision...”, Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, 1994 (essays by S. Ouellet, J. Will and M. Zarowny).
Turner, Susan Critical Distance, Ace Art, April, 1998.

Collections
• Winnipeg Art Gallery
• Venice Print Studio, Venice, Italy
• Manitoba Heritage and Culture
• St. John’s College, University of Manitoba
• University of Winnipeg
• Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
• Air Canada
• Videon Communications Ltd., Winnipeg & Edmonton
• Private Collections in Canada, U.S.A. & Mexico