Résumé

MICHELLE CLAIRE BEAULIEU

Moncton, NB

506-869-0629

alicealullaby@moose-mail.com

https://michelleclairetextiles.wordpress.com/

I am in the process of starting my business as a textile artisan. I am currently making one-of-a-kind aprons, sashes and greeting cards and am working on new designs such as dresses, skirts, sarraus, breech cloths, fabric jewelry etc.

Education

2003-2006 New Brunswick College of Craft and Design; Fredericton, NB Diploma in Fine Craft with Major in Textiles (Honours)

2001-2003 Douglas College; New Westminster, BC Associate of Arts with Major in Creative Writing and focus in Spanish.

1997 New Brunswick Community College, Edmundston, NB Positive Transition Course (Career Orientation, WHIMS etc)

1993 Cité des Jeunes A.M. Sormany; Edmundston, NB High School Diploma

Upcoming Exhibitions and Craft Shows

Salon des Métiers d’Art d’Edmundston; (April-May).

Fredericton Crafters; (June, October).

Atlantic Fashion Week in Halifax; (June 2011)

Shediac Artist Alley; (Summer 2011).

Shediac Flea Market; (July).

La Foire Brayonne; Edmundston, NB. (July 27-31st , 2011).

Victoria Park Fair; Moncton, NB. (August).

Dooryard Arts Festival; Woodstock, NB. (August 10-13th , 2011).

The Green Festival; (August).

Messtival; Anagance, NB. (August 13-14th 2011).

Work History

2011; Green Dragon Sushi, Moncton, NB.                                                                           Part time Server.

2011; Mackenzie College, Moncton, NB.                                                                         Model for drawing classes.

2010 to 2011; Galerie E dans L’A Galery, Moncton, NB.                                                 Part time Bartender and Assistant Event Organizer.

2010 to present; Lee Saunders Artist and Tycheco, Moncton, NB.                               Part time Administrative Assistant, Studio Technician and Fundraiser.

2010 to present; The Art Shack, Dieppe, NB.                                                                       Model for drawing classes.

2010; Université de Moncton, Moncton, NB. Model for drawing classes.

2006-2008; Capitol Theatre, Moncton, NB.                                                     Administrative assistant, rental booking and contracts, schedules, gallery openings etc.

2004; True Food Organics, Fredericton, NB.                                                                   Health Food consultant, customer service, cash, stock etc.

2003; Café L’Estacade / Cycling Path / Tourist Center, Edmundston, NB.           Tourist information, server, small meals chef etc.

2002-2003; Choices Market, New Westminster, BC.                                                     Health food and supplements consultant, produce expert, cash etc.

2000; The Wine Cellar Lounge, Silver Star Mountain Resort, Vernon, BC.           Server, small meals chef etc

1998-1999; The New Brunswick Liquor Corporation, Edmundston, NB.                   Cashier, stock, product information etc.

1997-1998; Service New Brunswick, Edmundston, NB.                                                 Licence and car registrations, tax collecting, customer service etc.

Workshops / Seminars

2009 ‘Internet Marketing Awareness Program’ with Louis Phillippe Gauthier. Moncton, NB

2009 ‘Business Development Seminar’ with various presenters.Moncton, NB

2005 ‘Vital Form; Drawing through Movement, Sound and Improvisation’ with Lee Saunders. NBCCD, Fredericton, NB

2005 NBCCD College Representative, ‘Entreprends ton Avenir’ Career Fair. CJD AM Sormany High School, Edmundston, NB

2005 ‘Merchandizing Made Easy’ with Leslie Groves from Interior Elements. NBCCD, Fredericton, NB

2005 ‘Beyond Borders East; A Craft Marketing Conference’. Beaverbrook Hotel, Fredericton, NB

Accomplishments and Awards

2010 Radio Canada (Radio) Interview about my up and coming business.

2010 Radio Canada (TV) Interview about my up and coming business.

2010 Artist in residence, Maison Pascal Poirier, Shédiac, NB.

2006 Valedictorian for the NBCCD graduating class.

2006 Diploma in Fine Craft, Major in Textiles. Honours.

2005 Dr Ivan Crowell Award for Excellence in Weaving.

2003-05 Millennium Scholarship.

While at the Craft School, I ran the Amnesty International Group, wrote for the College newspaper the Beeswax, published a poem in an Anthology, was on the graduating and craft show committees, modeled for the fashion department, worked in the college store part time and was named Valedictorian.

Between the ages of 5 and 15 I was a rhythmic gymnast, competing at provincial, national and international levels. In 1989, my group and I competed at the World Championships in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, earning 15th position.

Exhibitions

Winter 2010 Solo Exhibition – one-of-a-kind aprons. Café Maelstrom, Moncton, NB

Summer 2010 Solo Exhibition – one-of-a-kind aprons. Café Clement!ne, Moncton, NB

Fall 2009 Solo Exhibition – one-of-a-kind aprons. Lotus Bleu Café, Edmundston, NB

2006-2008 ‘Miniature Textiles from Art Colleges in Canada’ Travelling Group Show.

2006 ‘Branching Out’ Graduation Class Exhibition Old Government House, Fredericton NB.

2006 ‘Longings’ Collaborative Show with Shanie Stozek. The Gallery, NBCCD, Fredericton, NB

2006 ‘Brown Bag Mystery’ Silent Auction Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB.

2005 ‘All Tied Up’ Textiles Dept. Group Exhibition NBCCD gallery, Fredericton, NB.

2004 Annual Christmas Craft Sale and Exhibition NBCCD gallery, Fredericton, NB.

Craft Shows and Markets

Winter 2010 Botsford Xmas Bazaar Botsford Station, Moncton, NB

Summer 2010 Shediac Market, Shediac, NB

Summer 2010 Allée des Artistes, Shediac, NB

July 28 – August 1st 2010 Foire Brayonne, Edmundston, NB

April 29th – May 1st 2010, Salon des Métiers D’Art, Edmundston, NB

December 12th 2009, Christmas Bazaar, Moncton, NB

December 6th and 13th 2009, Marché des Fêtes, Edmundston, NB

November and December 2009, Marché Dieppe Market, Dieppe, NB

September 12th 2009, Falls Brook Fair, Knowlesville, NB

Work for sale at...

Terra Verde, Moncton, NB

Artsy et Vintage, Moncton, NB

Candy Chameleon, Moncton , NB

https://michelleclairetextiles.wordpress.com/

References available upon request.

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