EDUCATION

1999-2002   Bachelor of Fine Arts (Jewellery and Metals), Alberta College of Art and Design, Canada

1996-1997    Post Graduate Certificate of Secondary Education (Art and Design), University of Brighton, England

1991-1994     Bachelor of Art, Fine Art (Sculpture), Nottingham Trent University, England

EXHIBITIONS

2017

Po Boy - Curated by Sarah Holden and Mike Ruta, Adorned Spaces, Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, New Orleans, USA

Earrings Galore - Heidi Lowe Gallery, Delaware, USA

The Earring Show - Craft House Gallery, Craft Council of BC, Vancouver, Canada

Crossing Borders - Curated by Jan Smith and Mikki Lippe, WaterWorks Gallery, Friday Harbor, Washington, USA

Seeing Red - Curated by Barbara Cohen, Crafthouse Gallery, Craft Council of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

2016

Obsession - Greenville Museum of Art, East Carolina University Metals Symposium, USA

The Contemporary Jewellery Exchange - Curated by Olga Raben, Online and print exhibition

True Blue - Baltimore Jewelry Center, USA

Chasing The Silver Line - Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada

The Earring Show -  Crafthouse Gallery, Craft Council Of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Jewellery: Dialogue - Two Person show with Jan Smith - Crafthouse, Craft Council of BC, Vancouver, Canada

Sparkle Plenty - Curated by Lucy Gillis - Quirk Gallery, Richmond VA, USA

Kyoob - Juried by Joshua Kosker and Natalie Sweet,  Annex Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jodee Harris Gallery, Seton Hill University, BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery of Contemporary Craft Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Unexpected - Juried by Rebecca Hannon, Lyndsay Rice and Susan Remnant - Crafthouse Gallery, Craft Council Of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Ring It On - Lillstreet Art Centre, Chicago, USA

The Art of the Earring – WaterWorks Gallery in Friday Harbor, WA USA

2015

Attachments - Curated by Barbara Cohen, Circle Craft Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

It’s All In The Details: The Ring Show - Invitational - Visual Space Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Cooperation Garnish - Baltimore Jewelry Center, USA

Trunk Show - Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, Boston, MA USA

This Is A Brooch - Adorned Spaces, Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, Boston, MA, USA

The Earring Show - Crafthouse Gallery, Craft Council of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada 

You Are Here - Derek Gores Gallery, Melbourne, USA

Snap!: Couture Culture - Space Gallery, Orlando, USA

Manufacture:from the hand - Vancouver Metal Arts Association Group Show, Gert rude Zack Gallery - Vancouver, Canada

Earrings Galore - Heidi Lowe Gallery, Delaware and pop-up show in various loca tions across the USA

Exposition Collective - Galerie Noel Guyomarc'h, Montreal, Canada

2014

Exposition Collective - Galerie Noel Guyomarc'h, Montreal, Canada

The Earring Show - Crafthouse Gallery, Craft Council of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Play the Funky Music - Crafthaus online exhibition curated by Brigitte Martin

Beyond The Precious - Vancouver Metal Arts Association Group Show - Port Moody Art Gallery, Canada

Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference Trunk Show - Minneapolis, USA

Red Carpet - Exhibition in Motion, Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, Minneapolis, USA

Resolutely Ambiguous - curated by Masako Onodera, Walker Art Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

Earrings Galore - Heidi Lowe Gallery, Delaware and pop-up show at Society of North American Goldsmiths conference, Minneapolis, USA

Gioielli Alternativi - curated by Nunzia De Feo, Associazione Nurò, Abilmente fair, Vicenza, Italy

Material Matters: Making Connections - East Carolina University Metals Symposium, Art Avenue, Greenville, USA

Ring Re::Form - curated by Barbara Cohen & Lawrence Woodford, Circle Craft, Vancouver, Canada

Earrings Galore - Heidi Lowe Gallery, Delaware, USA

Manufacture: From the Hand - Vancouver Metal Arts Association group show, Gertrude Zack Gallery - Vancouver, Canada

2013

Sup Brooch - curated by Sharon Massey and Cortland Dewitt Online and Print

Exposition Collective - Galerie Noel Guyomarc'h, Montreal, Canada

Vancouver Metal Arts Association Show - Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby BC, Canada

Repeat Rings Repeat - L’Échoppe, Montreal, Canada 

Burnaby Art Council Group Show - Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby BC, Canada  

Trunk Show - Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, Toronto, Canada

2009

10,000 Hours - Metal Arts Guild of Canada, Toronto, Canada

2003  

Art for the Ear - Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA, USA

Matrimonials - Object Design Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada

Sculpture Objects and Wearable Art (SOFA) - Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, USA

Big Little: Jewelers and Sculptors Making it in Metal - Oakland Craft and Cultural Arts Gallery, California, USA

2002  

Sculpture Objects and Wearable Art (SOFA) - Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, USA

Wall of Innovation - Illingworth Kerr Gallery Calgary AB, Canada

Future Prospects - Centre for the Visual Arts, Denver CO, USA

Bolos and Buckles - West South West Gallery, Denver CO, USA

Thinking of Form - Using Experience  Artspace Gallery, Calgary AB, Canada

Culture in the Making - Alberta Crafts Council, Devonian Gardens Gallery, Calgary AB, Canada

Bijou Europeens Parliment Lyceen - traveling exhibition in France, Germany and Portugal

Artawearness - Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary AB, Canada

Metalmorphosis - Gallery 371, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary AB, Canada

2001

Louise Perrone’s Museum (solo show) - Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary AB, Canada

Up and Away - Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary AB Canada

Metalmorphosis - Gallery 371, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary AB, Canada

Art City - Jewels By Design, Calgary AB, Canada

2000  

Metalmorphosis - Gallery 371, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary AB, Canada

AWARDS

Alberta College of Art and Design Alumni Legacy Award

Vancouver Foundation Neighbourhood Grant

Governor General of Canada Academic Medal

Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant

Alberta Foundation for the Arts Special Project Grant

Calgary Hadassah-Wizo Award

Illingworth Kerr Award

Alberta College of Art and Design International Student Award

BIBLIOGRAPHY

The Contemporary Jewellery Exchange, Olga Raben

Design and Make Coloured Aluminium Jewellery, Lindsey Mann, A&C Black Pub lishers Limited 2010

Craft Perception and Practice Volume III - A Canadian Discourse edited by Nisse Gustafson and Amy Gogarty,   Ronsdale Press 2007

500 Brooches - Inspiring Adornments for the Body edited by Marthe Le Van, Lark Books 2005 

1000 Rings - Inspiring Adornments for the Handedited by Marthe Le Van, Lark Books 2004

Review: Louise Perrone’s Museum, Amy Gogarty, Artichoke Magazine 2002

TEACHING

2014-present

Instructor, Jewellery Design Diploma, LaSalle College, Vancouver, Canada

Instructor, Vancouver Metal Arts Association Professional Development Work shop Series

2016

Speaker, Craft Council of British Columbia Artists Talks

Speaker, 925 A Sterling Anniversary Symposium, Alberta College of Art and Design 

Speaker, Vancouver Metal Arts Association lecture series

2015

Instructor, English Paper Piecing workshop, Craft Lab at Collage Collage, Van couver, Canada

Instructor, Art and Craft Together workshop, Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, Vancouver, Canada

2014

Instructor, Art Community Theatre workshop series, Mount, Pleasant Neighbour hood House, Vancouver, Canada

2012-13

Facilitator, Community Quilt Project, Mount Pleasant Family Centre, Vancouver, Canada

2011

Instructor, English Paper Piecing Workshop, Mount Pleasant Family Centre, Van couver, Canada

1997-1999

Teacher of Art and Design, Watford Grammar School for Girls, UK

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

2015-present

President, Vancouver Metal Arts Association, Canada

2017

Coordinator, Conceal and Reveal, Exhibition In Motion, Society of North Ameri can Goldsmiths Conference, New Orleans, USA

2016

Coordinator, Fashioning Intersections, Exhibition in Motion, Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, Asheville NC, USA

2014-2015

Secretary, Vancouver Metal Arts Association, Canada

2001-2002

Coordinator, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary AB, Canada

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Craft Council of British Columbia

Citizens of Craft

Crafthaus

Vancouver Metal Arts Association

Seattle Metals Guild

Society of North American Goldsmiths