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Artist Marcia Schmidt


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Biography


Marcia's passion for art began with the reading of the book "Drawing On The Right Side of The Brain" and in the summer of 2000, Marcia enrolled in her first art workshop.  She is currently enrolled in the Fine Arts Certificate Program, Liberal Studies at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.  Marcia has also received workshop instruction from Jean Pederson, Sharon Williamson, Tessa Nunn and Mike Svob.

Marcia is an active member in the Alberta Community Arts Club Association, Visual Arts Alberta, the Society of Western Canadian Artists and the Pigeon Lake Artist's Society.  Marcia successfully exhibits in numerous group shows throughout Central Alberta during the year.

As an artist, Marcia strives to capture the essence of her subject at a particular moment in time.


Awards/Shows:

2008   ACACA Alberta-Wide Show (Masters Category) - Red Deer Museum
2008   Lillian Nunn Memorial Scholarship Award - Liberal Studies, University of Alberta
2008   The Works, V.A.A.A. - Harcourt House, Edmonton
2007-2008   Medicine Hills Arts Festival (Juried Show) - Bentley, AB
2004-2008   Lacombe Art Show (Juried Show) - Lacombe, AB
2003-2008   Pigeon Lake Artist's Society (Juried Show) - Pigeon Lake, AB
2007   Spruce Grove Open Art Competition/Show - 1ST Place, Advanced Category
2007   ACACA Alberta-Wide Show - President's Awards (All Categories)
2006   ACACA Alberta-Wide Show & Zone Show - 1st Place, Intermediate Category
2005   Spruce Grove Open Art Competition/Show
2004   Spruce Grove Open Art Competition/Show - 2nd Place, Intermediate Category
2003   ACACA Central Zone Show
2002-4   Caelin Artworks, Wetaskiwin - Group Shows
2001-2002   Camrose Art Walk - Camrose, AB
2002   ACACA Alberta Wide Show & Central Zone Show - Beginner Category Winner
2001   ACACA Alberta-Wide Show & Central Zone Show
 

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