CHRIS ALLAN ART GALLERY & - About
CHRIS ALLAN ART GALLERY & -



Canadian artist Christine Allan originally from the prairie province of Manitoba, moved to the West Coast of Canada in the 60's. She has lived in a number of small communities in British Columbia, including a remote Native Community on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada. Her work is inspired by her studies of artists from the beginnings of art through to modern art and her respect and love of nature. Working in a variety of media from mixed media painting to photography. Chris Allan supports the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which is dedicated to protecting biodiversity, ocean conservation, wildlands conservation, and climate change, and the WWF.

ARTIST STATEMENT
"Being creative is an irrepressible urge of the human race and I believe this powerful creative impulse, whatever form that takes, can help to overcome personal issues as well as help the planet."

                              "Creativity is contagious, pass it on" - Albert Einstien 


2015
Billboard Creative, December 2015, Los Angeles California USA
OpenArtCode in the Salon des Artistes Indépendants for ART CAPITAL at the Grand Palais, 24-29 November 2015, Paris FRANCE
Saving Nature Solo Exhibit 2015 Cowichan Performing Arts Centre - Theater Gallery, Vancouver Island BC CANADA
Art Vancouver 2015, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver BC CANADA
Art Voyage 2015 Crossing Borders International Exhibit, JMC Gallery, New York, NY, USA
London Biennale 2015 Chelsea Old Town Hall, London, ENGLAND
2014
Ill Rittrato: The Human Portrait 2014, Group Exhibit, MacDonald Island Community Art Gallery, Fort MacMurray Alberta, CANADA
Art Monaco 2014 Grimaldi Forum, 10 Avenue Princesse Grace 9800 MONACO
Canadian Federation of Artists Gallery 2014, Granville Island, Vancouver CANADA
2013
Studio Vogue Gallery, Toronto, ON, CANADA
Diversified Creations International Group Exhibition, IDA Gallery, New Jersey, USA
Chianciano Biennale 2013Museo d'Arte di Chianciano, Chianciano (SI) ITALY
2013 Okanagan Erotic Art Show, group exhibit, Sparkling Hills Resort, Vernon, BC, CANADA
International Fundraising Exhibit, group exhibit, Art Hub Gallery, London, ENGLAND
Rio Art Exhibit- ArTConneKt International group exhibit, MIB Galeria de Artre Contemporanea, Rio de janeiro, BRAZIL
Phalanx: the Power of Art, Self-curated Group Exhibition, Portals CVAC, Duncan, BC CANADA
The Vagina Monologues Art Show - group exhibit, Cowichan Theatre, Duncan, BC CANADA
Massively Mini Exhibit, Group Exhibition, Metchosin Public Art Gallery, Metchosin BC CANADA
2012
Journey Through Creativity, Group Exhibition, JMC Gallery & Framing, New York City, NY USA
Group exhibit, Metchosin Public Art Gallery, Metchosin BC, CANADA
Art Takes Times Square, Group exhibit, New York, NY, USA 
Cowichan Valley Fine Art Show, Group exhibit, Duncan, BC CANADA 
Solo Exhibit, Cowichan Theatre, Duncan, BC CANADA 
Exhibited with Ted Harrison and Norval Morrisseau, Chemainus Theatre Gallery, Chemainus, BC CANADA
2002 - 2012
Solo Exhibit, Averill Creek Winery, Duncan BC CANADA  
Cowichan Valley Fine Art Show, group exhibit (Spring 2010, 2011 & 2012), Duncan BC CANADA
Elements Group Exhibit, Gibsons Public Art Gallery Gibsons BC CANADA
2003 - All Nations Art Exhibit II Group Exhibit, Community Art Gallery, Trail BC, CANADA
Coho Festival - Coho Society of North Vancouver
2002 - Wolf Art Exhibition Group Exhibit, Wolf Museum and Gallery, Mitsume, JAPAN
2002 Annual Green Millennium Fashion Show, Vancouver, B.C. CANADA
1996 
Student Exhibition, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC CANADA

A piece titled "Remember" is on permanent display at WEST SECHELT ELEMENTARY in honour of teacher Lee Brown, who passed away from cancer in 2006.

Award of Merit - Chianciano Biennale 2013
2nd Prize - 2003 Coho Festival/Coho Society of North Vancouver
Education
Fine Art Program - Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC Canada
BA - TRU University, Kamloops, BC Canada
Certificate in Liberal Arts - SFU, Burnaby, BC Canada
 
Artconnekt International Art Group
CARFAC - active member
         


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