Eleanor Hannan
Free motion embroidery work, hand embroidery, drawings, paintings

Résumé

Eleanor Hannan

Born 1954 Montreal Quebec


Education

1972-1975 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Solo Exhibitions

Sept 2011 Craft Council of BC Gallery, Granville Island, BC
April 2011 Seymour Art Gallery, Deep Cove, BC
Oct 2009 Place des Arts, Coquitlam, BC
June 2009 Crafts Council of BC Gallery, Granville Island, BC
Oct 2005 CraftHouse, Granville Island, Van, BC
June 2003 CraftHouse, Granville Island, Van, BC
May 1995 Richmond Art gallery, Richmond, BC
Jan 1992 Paper Ya Gallery, Granville Island, Van, BC
Sept 1990 Paper Ya Gallery, Granville Island, Van, BC
May 1986 Central Island Arts Alliance, Courtney, BC
April 1985 Ace Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Feb 1983 University College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

Group Exhibitions

Sept 2015 Seymour Art Gallery 30th Anniversary Show, SAG ,Deep Cover, BC
Mar 2015 Edge of the Forest, SDA Traveling Exhibition, Richmond Hill, Ontario
Mar 2015 Mended, SDA BC, Traveling exhibition, Italian Cultural Center, Van, BC
Jan 2014 Textiles at the Library, West Vancouver Library, West Vancouver, BC
Aug 2013 Unusual Characters, Emily Carr University, Concourse Gallery, Granville Island, BC
Aug 2012 Progressions, Ferry Building Gallery, West Vancouver, BC
Oct 2009 Knitting and Stitching Show, London, England
Aug 2009 Fiber Naturally,VGFA, Emily Carr Institute,Van, BC
Feb 2008 Vancouver Museum, Contemporary Craft in BC
Aug 2004 The Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey, England
April 2004 Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC
July 2002 Convergence, Hand Weaver’s Guild of America Conference, Round House, Van, BC
July 2002 Convergence, Hand Weaver’s Guild of America Conference,Van, BC
July 2002 Convergence, Hand Weaver’s Guild of America Conference,Van, BC
Feb 2002 GVRD Environmental Conference, North Van, BC
Mar 2002 Women and Spirituality Conference, UBC, Van BC
Aug 2001 Cityscape Gallery, North Van, BC
Nov 2000 Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
Feb 2000 Seymour Art Gallery, Deep Cove, BC
Oct 1993 ARTROPOLIS 1993, Van, BC
Sept 1990 Cross Country Touring Paper Show, Canadian Craft Museum, Van, BC
Sept 1995 The Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
July 1988 The Travelling Paper Show, Paper Ya Gallery, Van, BC
Feb 1984 Gas Station Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Jan 1984 Janet Ian Cameron Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Oct 1982 Janet Ian Cameron Gallery, Winnipeg Manitoba
Dec 1981 Roslyn Road Studio, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Grants

2005 BC Arts Council Visual Arts Grant
1986 Manitoba Arts Council short-term Project Grant
1984-1985 Manitoba Arts Council Project Grant
1982-1985 Manitoba Arts Council Artist in the Schools Grant

Awards

2006 Winner, Wearable Art Awards, Port Moody, BC

 

Collections

 

  Represented in the Coast Paper Collection of Contemporary Canadian Art
  Numerous Private Collections

Features

Oct 2009 Georgia Straight
Oct 2009 24 Hours
Nov 2009 Tri City News
Nov 2004 Member Profile, Craft Contacts, Publication of the Crafts Association of BC.
May 2004 “Found Objects from Dreams” published in Fibre Arts Book 7, published by Lark books,edited by Susan Mowery Kieffer
Fall 2002 Image published in Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot, Vol.XXX111, No.4, published by Handweaver’s Guild of America
May 1995 Jessie Award Nomination for art work in “The Erotic Art Show”
Jan. 1990 “Pacific Report" CBC TV, teaching art to inmates in BC prison

 

Teaching

 

2011- Instructor, Textile Design, Fashion Design and Technology, Kwantlen University, Richmond, BC
2006-2016 Instructor, Surface Design, Fashion Department, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC.
2006- Emily Carr University- CS- Textile Printing, Granville Island, Vancouver
1998-2013 Instructor, Design, Textile Arts Program Capilano University, North Vancouver

 

Collaborations

 

2000 Postcard project with writer Elizabeth Dancoes, entitled Lunch
1999 Designed and built costumes for Kokoro Dance’s production of Sade III
1999 Designed and built costume for Slipstream, Dancing on the Edge
1997 Designed and built costumes for Kokoro Dance’s production of Sade,
1995 Designed and built sculptures for Touchstone Theatre’s production of “The Erotic Art Show” (Jessie Award nomination)

 

Affiliations

 

VGFA Vancouver Guild of Fabric Arts
SDA of V Surface Design Association of Vancouver
CCBC Craft Council of BC