Tsunami Gallery
The Creative Works of Melinda Hjelholt

Melinda Hjelholt

Curriculum Vitae

     Melinda Hjelholt
May 16, 1977   Born on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
    Education & Workshops
 August 2004   Victoria College of Art (VCA), Masters Class (post-graduate program)
 April 2002   ArtThink, creativity workshop with Marci Katz
 June 2001   Beginner & Intermediate Silk Painting Workshops with Maureen Walker
 April 2000   Associate of the Victoria College of Art (post-graduate)
 April 1999   Victoria College of Art, graduate of the three-year diploma program
 June 1995   Alberni District Secondary School (ADSS), Honour Roll graduate.
    Credits included: Art, Design, Graphics, and Art Careers 12; Career Preparation Program for Graphics.
June - Oct 2010   Gibson's GlassWorks, Quadra Island, BC
September 2009   "A(r)t 35" VCA alumni exhibit, University Canada West, Victoria, BC
 July/August 2005   The Artists' Lounge, Victoria
 Jan - May 2005   Pacific Rim Design Gallery, Port Alberni, BC
 June - Aug 2004   "Roots/Routes", Rollin Art Gallery, Port Alberni
 Feb - April 2004   "Sports Inspirations", Alberni Valley Museum, Port Alberni
 July 19, 2003   "Weekend of the Arts" studio tour, Bamfied, BC
 April 1999, 2003   "Day with the Arts" studio tour, Port Alberni
 September 2001   Tsunami Gallery grand opening, Port Alberni
Summer 2001   The Gallery Downstairs, Nanaimo, BC
Summer 2000   Fine Arts 2000, Sooke, BC
May/June 2000   VCA post-graduate exhibit, Art Gallery at the Mosaic, Victoria
August 1999   Blanshard Building, Victoria
April/May 1999   VCA graduate exhibit, McPherson Playhouse, Victoria
May 99 - Feb 00   Harbour Canoe Club, Victoria
March - May 99   Blighty's Bistro, Victoria
April 97, 98, 99   VCA Open House
Dec 96, 97, 98   VCA DesArts & Artful Season
Sept 1997, 1998   Alberni District Juried Art Show
1995   ADSS school exhibit, Rollin Art Gallery, Port Alberni
September 1998   Alberni District Juried Art Show, Special Recognition
1995   ADSS, Straight 'A' Level of Achievement in Art 12
1994   ADSS, Achievement Award for Design 11 and Art 11
    Professional Experience
Aug 00 - Aug 01   Rollin Art Centre, Port Alberni, Gallery Assistant
Summer 1999   Peabody's Photo Parlour, Dawson City, Yukon, Studio Photographer
Nov 07 - present   Tsunami Art Group
May 02 - Feb 04   F.A.L.U.T.A.L.Y. (From Artists Like Us to Artists Like You) artists group
Sept 01 - Sept 04   Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley