matzkuhn (at) shaw.ca
2005 MA Graduate Liberal Studies, Simon Fraser University.
2000 BFA Visual Arts, Simon Fraser University.
1978 Associate of Arts Diploma, Camosun College, Victoria, B.C.
SELECTED SOLO SHOWS
2020 upcoming: Newfoundland Craft Council Gallery, St John’s NL
2018 An Extended Outlook ACT Art Gallery, Maple Ridge BC, curator Barbara Duncan
2013 Sail Grand Forks Art Gallery, BC curator Ted Fogg
2011 Mappa Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC, curator Astrid Heyerdahl.
2007 Navigating, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver.
2006 Arboreal Eros, Crafthouse Gallery
2004 Inundation Campbell River Art Gallery
Inundation Kootenay Gallery of Art, History and Science
2003 Inundation Richmond Art Gallery, Curator: Corinne Corrie
2001 The Sewing Machine Story Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse. Curator: George Harris
2000 The Acid Rain in God’s Pocket Crafthouse, Vancouver.
1998 The Sewing Machine Story Textile Context Studio Gallery, Vancouver BC
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2018 Lost Thread Touchstones Gallery Nelson BC curator Arin Fay
Connecting Threads Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey BC curator Jordan Strom
Memory Landscape Art Gallery of Grande Prairie AB curator Derrick Chang
Women’s Work Italian Cultural Centre, Vancouver BC curator Angela Clarke
2017 Connections Craft Council of BC Gallery
Can Craft? Craft Can! Canadian Craft Biennial, Burlington Art Gallery ON
Weatherwise/Otherwise Dalton Gallery, Decatur, GA curator Dot Moye
2016 The Inhabited Landscape – with Mia Riley – Alberta Craft Council Gallery, Edmonton
Real to Reel – Crafts Council UK Zoology of Weather (animated film) selected.
2015 Now and Then (Five artists) Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, curator Chris Keatley
Women Portraying Women, VASA, St Albert, AB. Bev Bunker, Curator
2014 cARTography Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn N.Y.
2013 Boxed In! The Rooms, St John’s NFLD, curator Denis Longchamps
Sea Level to Tree Line with Kaija Rautianien Circle Craft Gallery, Vancouver BC
Invested 40 Craft Council of BC. Pendulum Gallery Vancouver curator: Dr S. Alfoldy
2012 De Rerum Natura World of Threads Festival Oakville ON curator Gareth Bate
2010 Mappings: Departure Points Nanaimo Art Gallery 2-person show
Play by Play Crafthouse Gallery, Vancouver, 2 person show
By Hand, Museum of Vancouver, BC/Yukon section of Art of Craft Exhibit.
2009 Contenant/Contenu Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles, Montreal, PQ
2008 Contemporary Craft in B.C.: Excellence in Diversity Vancouver Museum.
2007 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, Korea
Stitched with Vivienne Pearson, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson BC Curator: Angelika Werth
2004 Burning Bridges over Troubled Waters, Comox Valley Art Gallery, BC curator Ruth Scheuing
2003 Selections From The Permanent Collection, Surrey Art Gallery, BC. Curator Liane Davison
2002 If Images Speak a Thousand Words... Roundhouse, Vancouver.
Fibreworks Cambridge Galleries, ON.
2001 Threads of Life: The Culture of Cloth Roundhouse, Vancouver.
2000 Political Expression Through Quilting Kwantlen College, Surrey BC
Unauthored, “Maps and Sails,” Uppercase Issue #34, July 2017
Portia Pregert “A Stitch in Time” Galleries West Summer 2016
Leanne Prain “Strange Material: Storytelling Through Textile,” 2014
Laura Carey “Invested/40,” Studio Magazine Vol 9 No 1 2014
Dr. Jennifer Salahub The Knowledge Necessary for Navigation monograph 2012
Brigitte Martin ed “Humor in Craft,” Schiffer Publishing, 2012
Nadeane Trowse “Navigating a Textured Trajectory” monograph 2007
Susan Grace Andrews “Stitched: Bettina Matzkuhn and Vivienne Pearson,” 2007
2017 Contemporary Craft and the Ethic of Sustainability Canadian Craft Biennial, Art Gallery of Burlington, ON, Amy Gogarty
2013 Invested 40 Craft Council of BC. Pendulum Gallery Vancouver, Dr S. Alfoldy
2010 Mappings: Departure Points Nanaimo Art Gallery, BC, Gregory Ball
2008 Bettina Matzkuhn: The Magic Quilt Surrey Art Gallery Open Book, Amy Gogarty
SELECTED PUBLISHED WRITING
“Mentor and Metalsmith” exhibition review Studio Magazine Fall/Winter 2018.
“Embroidered Meteorology” Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal, 2017 http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/atj/vol2/iss2/11
“The Map as Muse” Surface Design Journal Spring 2017
“Curious” (Jane Kidd exhibition review) Cahiers métiers d’art/Craft Journal, Volume 8, No 2, Fall 2016
“Investing in Textile Art,“ 20th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl guide 2016
“Curious” (Jane Kidd exhibition review) Craft Council of BC Gallery 2015
“Emerging” (exhibition review) Craft Council of BC Gallery
“Integrated Circuits”( Barbara Heller exhibition review) Craft Council of BC Gallery, 2013
“Reading the Land” (Beverley Reid exhibition essay) Grand Forks Gallery 2, 2013
“Chips and Blocks” Studio Magazine Spring 2013
“Knowing” (Eleanor Hannan exhibition review) Craft Council of BC Gallery 2011
“Marcus Bowcott: Our Floating Forests” (exhibition review) Canadian Art (online) Dec. 9,2010
“Lou Lynn: Retro-active” (exhibition review), Galleries West , 2009
Western University, Weldon Library Map and Data Centre
Burnaby Public Library, Tommy Douglas Branch
Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, B.C.
Cambridge Galleries, ON
2018 Project Assistance Grant, B.C. Arts Council
2017 Travel Grant, Canada Council
2015 Project Assistance Grant, B.C. Arts Council,
2010 Professional Development Grant, B.C. Arts Council
2007 Travel Grant, B.C. Arts Council
2006 Level II visual arts grant, B.C. Arts Council
2006-2014 - Sessional instructor, Pattern: Textile and Beyond (third-year Humanities),
Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
2016-19 Workshops: Maiwa School of Textiles, Vancouver BC
2018 Fibre Art Voices, Comox BC
2017 Prince Rupert Arts Council; Embroiderer’s Guild of London ON; Focus on Fiber Arts, Edmonton AB
2015 Fiberarts Conference Rocky Harbour, NL.
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2010-present Board member, current chair , Craft Council of BC,.
2018 Steering Committee Textile Society of America Symposium
2015 Artist in residence at Gros Morne National Park, NL
2013 Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon http://globalcivic.org/public-salons/past-public-salons/
2010 – 2016 Regional Editorial Committee, Studio Magazine
2006, 2012, 2016 Presenter at The Textile Society of America symposia
2010 – 2014 Advisory Council, Textile Arts Program at Capilano University.