R i t a  M c G i e' s
Biography




 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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      Rita and Dylan


    Current Address:

      • Rita McGie

      • 25 Hazel Street
        Sherwood Park, Alberta
        Canada
        T8A 1H7


    Phone:

      • 780-467-7222


    E-Mail:

      jmcgie@ualberta.ca


    Born:

      • April 11, 1954
      • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
     
    Education:
       
      •  Alberta College Of Art
        • September 1971 to May 1976
      •  Banff School Of Fine Arts
        •  Enid LeGros Summer Session
           July 1980

    Scholarships and Awards:

       
      •  Strathcona County Permanent Collection
        • 2000 Aquisition
          Sherwood Park, Alberta
          June 12, 2000
      •  Student Bursary Award
        • Selected by peers for outstanding work in the  field of Ceramics.
          Alberta College Of Art 
          Calgary, Alberta
          1976

    Teaching Experiences:
     

      •  Clay Hut
        • Sherwood Park, Alberta
           Instructor / Technician
          September 8, 2000 - Present
      •  Clay Hut
        • Sherwood Park, Alberta
          Instructor
          October 1977 - September 1980
      •  University of Alberta 
        • Students Union Ceramics Department
           Instructor
           1978
       Workshops;
      •  Fort Saskatchewan Potters Guild
        • Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
      •  Clay Hut
        • Sherwood Park, Alberta
      •  St. Albert Potters Guild
        • St. Albert, Alberta 
      •  Hinton Potters Guild
        • Hinton, Alberta
      •  Stony Plain Potters Guild
        • Stony Plain, Alberta

    Employment:

       
      •  Professional Studio Potter since 1976.

    Exhibitions:

       
      •  Alberta Mud
        •  Edmonton, Alberta
            1976
      •  Showcase '80
        •  Beaver House Art Gallery
           Alberta Foundation For The Arts
           Edmonton, Alberta
           1980
      •  International Cone Box Show
        •  Holt Russel Gallery
           Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, USA
           1996
      •  Celebrating Vessels
        •  Solo Exhibition
           Front Gallery
           Edmonton, Alberta
           April, 1996
      •  International Cone Box Show
        •  Holt Russel Gallery
           Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, USA
           1998
      •  A Night Before Christmas
        •  Gallery Artists
           Front Gallery
           Edmonton, Alberta
           December, 1998
      • A Night Before Christmas
        •  Gallery Artists
           Front Gallery
           Edmonton, Alberta
           December, 1999
      • International Cone Box Show
        •  Holt Russel Gallery
           Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, USA
           2000
      •  Edmonton Klondike Days Exposition
        •  Northlands Park Edmonton, Alberta
           July 20 - 29, 2000