C.V. Artist Profile

Henry B. (Barry) Strasbourg-Thompson, B.F.A.    
www.barrystrasbourgthompson.com     www.strasbourgthompsonstudio.ca 
250-246-4093          
barry@strasbourgthompsonstudio.com                brush.stroke@shaw.ca
Born:     Ottawa, Canada. 1946
Studio:        9839 Fir Street, p. o. box 142, Chemainus, British Columbia, (Vancouver Island), Canada V0R1K0

Exhibitions (selected):

2018 Ladysmith Waiting Room Gallery November and December 16 paintings

2018 Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, Two Person show , Oct 21 - 30

2018 Beantime Gallery, Ladysmith BC, Solo show, May 15 - June 30

2018 Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery - Group Fine Art Print exhibition, April

2018 Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery -- Biannual Fine Art Show, February Group show

​2018 Strasbourg-Thompson Studio, Chemainus BC, Studio show April 20 - 24

2018 Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery - Solo show Lobby Gallery, March / April -- Large Abstracts

2018 Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery Jan 02 -24, Group show, 4 paintings

2017 Ladysmith Hospital, Waiting Room Gallery, Nov 01 -  Jan 05,2018

2017  Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, Oct 21 -30, " Concerning the Spiritual" two person show with Penny Maday

2017​  Arts on the Avenue, Ladysmith Arts Council, August 27 - 28, Ladysmith BC

2017  JD Stevenson Gallery, Chemainus BC. "Instruments of Peace" 19 paintings,  June 01 -29 (Gallery Artist)

2017 Stocking Creek Gallery Construction show, May - Sept. ( 5 paintings, 1 Sculpture.)

2017  Studio Show, LAC Spring Art  Studio Tour, Fir Street Studio, 64 works.

2016  Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, Oct 22 - 31 Two person show with Dennis Brown,  28 paintings

2016 Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, August 1 -Dec 21, 6 paintings,  6 group shows

2016  Shibui Gallery,  Maple Bay, BC. 4 Group exhibitions ( Gallery Artist)

2016  Studio Show, Fir Street Studio, 58 works.

2015   Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo BC,  Dec 03-06, 5 monoprints, pop up group show

2015   Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, August 1 -Dec 21, 9 paintings,  6 group shows
2015   Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, July 1-30, 2 paintings,  group show

2015   Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, June 1-30, West Coast Dreamscapes group show
2015   Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, students show, April 4 - 21  (more than 100 pieces by my students) Ladysmith BC
2015    Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, group shows, Jan. and March,  Ladysmith BC
2014   ArtStart Program - selected as participating artist teacher for Vancouver Island and Coastal area.
2014    One Person Show, Cowichan Valley Regional District Theatre Gallery, March 01 - 29, Duncan, B.C. , 49 works
2014   Artfitterz, Nanaimo B.C.  gallery representation 2013 - 2015
2014   Iron Oxide Art Supplies Gallery, Nanaimo B.C. 2014
2014   Ladysmith Arts Council, Display Coastal Realty March 2014
2013 - 2014  Cowichan Valley Arts Council, Ladysmith Project lead, CVAC Speaks Easy Project
2013    Xanadu Gallery, Scottsdale Arizona, On line gallery representation  Oct. 01- present
2013    Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, group show, Sept. 01 - Sept 30, 2013 Ladysmith BC
2013    Ladysmith Health Centre, 10 works, One person show, May 01 - June 30, 2013 Ladysmith BC
2013    Municipality of North Cowichan, Group show rental , Feb - July 2013
2013    ArtBeat 2013 Art Festival June - August, Chemainus B.C.
2013    Willow Street Cafe Gallery, 26 works, One Person Show Feb 01 - Sept. 30 2013  Chemainus BC
2013    Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery,  Talk and Presentation of 60 years of my work,  May 04, 2013,  Ladysmith BC
2013    Women Against Violence group show, Cowichan Valley Regional District Theatre Gallery, January 2013
2013    Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery,  5 Group shows Jan, Feb, May, June, July 2013,  Ladysmith BC
2012     On Mindfulness, 56 works, One Person Show, Cowichan Valley Regional District Theatre Gallery, December 01 - 31, Duncan, B.C.
2012    ArtBeat 2012 Art Festival June - August, Chemainus B.C.
2012     Studio show, October , Chemainus B.C.
2011     Studio show, December , Chemainus B.C.
2010     Studio show, December , Chemainus B.C.
2009    Studio show, December , Chemainus B.C.
2008     Small Matters (3" x 3"), Nov - Dec. group show, CVAC, Duncan B.C.
2008    Director's Choice Invitational, CVAC Gallery ( Artist Run Centre), Duncan, B.C., Oct 29 - Nov. 14, 2008
2008    SASS-E Group Show,  Quw'utsun' Cultural Centre, Cowichan Valley Council for the Arts , Duncan B.C., April 22 - April 27, 2008
2008    Chemainus Theatre Festival Gallery, Chemainus, B.C., "WISDOM QUEST" Two person show w/ Johnny Lee, April 17 - May 17, 
2007    Qualicum Frameworks Gallery, Qualicum Beach, B.C., group show, Nov. - March 08
2007    September, Strasbourg-Thompson Studio, Eastern Ontario ARTour 2007, Limoges, Ontario, Canada
2007    May, Strasbourg-Thompson Studio, Studio show, Limoges, Canada
2006    November, Strasbourg-Thompson Studio, Studio show, Limoges, Canada
2006     November, City of Ottawa ArtFest, Community Sculpture, Ottawa Canada
2005    December 2 - 23,   Cube Gallery, Juried Group show, Ottawa, Canada,  6 paintings
2005    November,   Russell Group show,  Woodarts.ca (Greg Ulmann) , 13 paintings and 4 sculptures, Russell, Ontario, Canada
2005    October    Design and Construct 3 Circuit Site Specific Labyrinth 45" x 45" at Limoges site with Roxane T.Strasbourg, M.A , ATPQ
2004    Dec 2 – 20   Group show, 2 sculptures, Ottawa School of Art Gallery, Ottawa
2004    June - Oct.    Install site specific sculpture maquettes and studies in Limoges Sculpture Park, Limoges, Ontario.
2004    May.  Design and construct site specific, 1 acre sculpture park at Limoges site, Limoges, Ontario.
2003    Nov. 19 – 20 Community Mural Commission and installation, Walter Baker Sports Centre, City of Ottawa
2003    October    Design and Construct 7 Circuit Site Specific Labyrinth 165" x 165" at Limoges site with Roxane T.Strasbourg, M.A , ATPQ
2003    September 13-14,  Community Mural Commission and installation, 30th Anniversary Nepean Sportsplex, City of Ottawa
2003    May 30 - June 1 Group show      City of Ottawa, Stafford Studio Open House “Community Mural #1”
2002    October / Nov.  Juried National Group Show, Artflight 2002, National Aviation Museum, Ottawa.
2002    Sept. 6 - Oct. 6  Juried Solo Show “On Silence” City of Ottawa, Centrepointe Theatre Gallery, Ottawa
2002    May 31- June 2  Group Show, City of Ottawa,  Stafford Studios, 1st Annual Ottawa South Studio Tour
2002    May - Sept.     Exit Art, Group Show, U.S.A. National Tour, “Reactions” ( Sept.11, 2001) Exit Art Tour.
2002    April 29  Solo interview “Out of the Blue” CBC Radio by Lisa Zanyk, “Silence in Creativity”.
2002    Jan - Apr.26  Exit Art, Group show,  “Reactions” ( Sept.11, 2001) Exit Art, New York, N.Y.
2001    November    Solo Show, City of Ottawa, Stafford  Studios, Nepean Creative Art Centre, Ottawa
2001    July 11 - Sept.03, City of Ottawa, Juried Group Show  “Currents”, The Karsh-Masson Gallery, City of Ottawa.
2001    June 01 - June 15, Fitzgerald’s Gallery, Group Show,  Almonte, Ontario.
2000    June 15 - July 15 Group show. Arts and Education, Nat’l Symposium on the Arts, University of Ottawa
2000    May 3 - June 28   Group show.  “Divina et Femina III”, Museum of  Classical Antiquities, University of Ottawa
2000    April 27 - 30 Group show.   “Episode”, Visual Arts Graduation show, U of Ottawa.
2000    April 27 “ Outside the Lines 2000",  digital video - Arts in Medicine Conference, Rhode Island, U.S.A., co-produced with P.R.V.H.C. staff
1994   Spring,      Finalist, National Juried Group Show, “Artflight ‘94" National Aviation Museum, Ottawa, Canada
1982 - 89  Solo shows   Thompson Gallery and Framing,  Ottawa.
1978    Solo Show                   Simon Fraser Library, Cornwall Ontario.
1954    Crawley Films Ltd. Ottawa.  “Mural Painting”, Filmed painting with fellow young artists / students of Ottawa Public School Board.

Collections:
2008 - 2017 Private collectors - Architects, Psychiatrists, Realty Board Board of Directors, Municipal Councilors, Art Teachers,Theatre administration, Health personnel, Vice President Insurance Company.......... 

2007    Nation Municipality, Casselman, Ontario.
2004    City of Ottawa, Nepean Sportsplex, commissioned Community art mural
2003    City of Ottawa, Walter Baker Sports Centre, commissioned Community art mural
2002    Library of Congress, U.S.A. “Reactions” print from Exit Art show.
1994    Canadian Museum of Civilization, North European collection, 2 paintings
1958 - present             Private collections.


Installations:
2015     “OUR FUTURE VISION” mural         With Roxane T.Strasbourg,     Ladysmith Recreation Centre, Ladysmith B.C.
2005     “Small Labyrinth”           With Roxane T.Strasbourg, L’imagique, Limoges, Ontario.
2004     “Sculpture Walk”           L’imagique. Limoges, Ontario
2004 – 1999    10+ Group Murals. Designed and led residents in production of ass’td mural projects at the PRVHC     
2003     “Labyrinth”.    With Roxane T.Strasbourg, L’imagique, Limoges Ontario.
2002     “On Silence” Exhibition, Centrepointe Theatre Gallery, Ottawa, Canada.
2000 - 1999  “The Oceana Project” Installation, assisted project leader, created and designed sections with residents of P.R.V.H.C.  Ottawa.
1995 - 1996   “The Anti-Monument” by Yves Leduc. Apprentice sculptor  to Yves Leduc on the in situ Public Art sculpture at  Hopital Montfort, Ottawa.

Grants/Awards:          Finalist, Artflight '02 National Juried exhibition, National Aviation Museum, Ottawa, Canada, 2002
                                      Corel Endowment Fund – 2001, “Currents” group show ,  Karsh - Masson Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
                                      Jacqueline Fry Award Finalist, Visual Art Department, University of Ottawa, 2000
                                      Finalist, Artflight '94, National juried exhibition, National Aviation Museum, Ottawa, Canada, 1994


Memberships:           CARCC (Copyright Collective), Artists Rights Society ( CARFAC ), Cowichan Valley Arts Council (CVAC), Ladysmith Arts Council, Nanaimo Arts Council

Education and Apprenticeships (selected):
2004                 Alzheimer’s Society of Prescott-Russell   Dementia care workshops
1999 – 2003   Alzheimer’s Society of Ottawa Carleton   Dementia care workshops
2002                 Horticulture Therapy – introduction, Royal Botanical Society at              Kemptville Agricultural College
2000 - 1994    Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A., Magna Cum Laude) University of Ottawa, (Creative Arts-in-Healthcare directed research)
1999                 The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre, Creative Arts Service, studio/instructor apprentice
1996 - 1995    Public Art, Hopital Montfort, “The Anti-Monument” by Yves Leduc. Sculpture apprenticeship.

Visual Art Teaching/Studio Practice:

2017  Artist in Residence, JD Stevenson Gallery, Chemainus BC June 01 -29

2016   Ladysmith Arts Council, Young Artists Workshop, Afterschool Classes, March Break, Summer Art School, Pro-D Days Art.
2015 / 16 /17 ArtStarts, Artist in the Classroom, Vancouver Island.

2015 / 16 /17  TD Artists in the Classroom program,  areas 68, 69, 79 Vancouver Island

2015 / 16   St. Joseph's Elementary School, Artist In Residence

2015   St. Joseph's Elementary School, Sept. - June 2015-2016, Young Artists Workshop Afterschool program

2015   Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery Classroom, Sept. - June 2015-2016, Young Artists Workshop Afterschool program
2015   Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, Art Plus Science (Young Artists Workshop) July 20 - 24, 27 - 31, August 10 - 14, 24 - 28.

2015     Nanaimo Art Gallery, ArtLab, July 6-10, Metamorphosis ( Julia Browning - teacher)(Teaching assistant volunteer)

2015     Young Artists Workshop - St. Joseph's Elementary School, Chemainus, B.C.  - 106 students
2015     Young Artists Workshop - Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery Classroom - 31 students - March Break Art Camp 3 weeks
2014     B.C. Artists Workshop - 4 locations
2014     Young  Artists Workshop - 4 locations
2014     Meditation and Art - 4 locations
2014    Personal Art Trainer workshops - 4 locations
2013    Chemainus Elementary Community School, one week FineArtZcamp program  Grades 1-8 (painting and design)
2013    North Cowichan Regional District, Fuller Lake Community centre, Young Artists Workshop Sept 2013
2013    Ladysmith Arts Council, Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, Young Artists Workshop, Sept 2013
2013    Cowichan Valley Regional District, Island Savings Centre, Young Artists Workshop Sept 2013
2012 - present,  Personal Art Trainer, Strasbourg-Thompson Studio, Chemainus, B.C.
2007 - present,  Artist / Educator, Strasbourg-Thompson Studio, Chemainus, B.C.
2004 - 2007,  Artist / Educator, Strasbourg-Thompson Studio, Limoges, Ontario.
2004 - 1999       Artist/Educator, Creative Arts Service, The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre, Ottawa, Canada
2001 Spring,     Art Instructor, Artist in Residence, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Ottawa. (Gr. 1 - 6)
2001- 1994   The Ottawa Public Library, “Young Artists’ Workshops.” Design and deliver children's art programs.
2000 - 1996  Visual Arts Instructor, Complexe St. Laurent Complex, City of Ottawa, Adult Visual Arts Program.

Business and Visual Art Studio Experience (selected):
2013 - 14 Cowichan Valley Arts Council , Cowichan Culture Speaks Easy project, Ladysmith region project lead
2008 Cowichan Valley Arts Council , Board of Directors
2008 Cowichan Valley Arts Centre (Artist Run Centre), Exhibition Committee
2008 Canadian Brushstroke Magazine (National Canadian Art), Advertising Representative B.C.
2008 The Gallery at Chemainus Theatre Festival, Gallery Assistant.
2007 - present   Strasbourg-Thompson Studio, Proprietor, Chemainus, B.C. Canada
2003 - 2007   L’imagique, (Creative Arts-in-Healthcare), Founding partner, Limoges, Ontario
1991 - 2007  Strasbourg - Thompson Studio, Proprietor, Limoges, Ontario.
1982 - 1989 Thompson Galleries, Ottawa. Proprietor. ( Studio and Framing Gallery)
1981  Studio 2 Gallery and Framing. Ottawa. Founding Partner. (Studio and Framing Gallery)
1964 - 1980   Fortune 500 Sales and Service Representative, Graphic Arts Industry
1954 - present  Art Student


HB BARRY STRASBOURG-THOMPSON BFA STUDIO & ART INSTRUCTION