LIBA LABIK

Curriculum Vitae


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EDUCATION

1998 – 2002    Alberta College of Art and Design, BFA Painting Major, Calgary
1998                Bow Valley College, Artstream Program, Calgary
1983 – 1988    Czech University of Life Science, MSc Faculty of Agrobiology, Prague
1978 – 1980    Postgraduate School, Environmental Studies, Prague


SOLO SHOWS

2016, January
The Sands of Time, Essentia, Calgary, AB 

2013, November
Dimensions, Atlantis Fine Framing & Art Studio Inc., Calgary,AB
2011, August
The Circle,  Evanescence Gallery, High River, AB
2010, May
Little Discoveries, Arts on Atlantic Gallery, Calgary, AB
2009, October
Decoration with Hands, Gallery IS, Red Deer, AB
2006, November

The Invisible, LIBA Studio in Art Central, Calgary, AB
 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2012, October
Naiads, ArtPoint Gallery & Studios Society, Calgary, Alberta

Project celebrating water with Pam Sims Dalsin, music by Sora , with a dance performance by Lysia Smandych and poetry reading by poet Erin Dingle
 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2017
June, July Connections, Jurried Group Show at Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, 
NW Calgary, AB

May, 15 th Annual Juried Members Show at Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, AB

2016
June, July Connections, Jurried Group Show at Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, 
NW Calgary, AB

May,  14 th Annual Juried Members Show at Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, AB

2015

June, July Connections, Jurried Group Show at Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, 
NW Calgary, AB

2014
December, Gift -Sized Art Exhibition & Sale, J
urried Group Show at the

Artworld Fine Art, Toronto, Ontario

July, Connections, Jurried Group Show at Ruberto Ostberg Gallery,
NW Calgary, AB

April, Celebrating 40 years of Leighton Artists, Jurried Group Show at Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, AB
2013

September, Eastside Studio Crawl and Artwalk, ArtPoint Calgary
July, Connections, Jurried Group Show at Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, NW Calgary,
July, Brand Show, ArtPoint, SE Calgary, AB
May, Transcending Tradition, Juried Members’ Show, Leighton Art Centre,
Calgary, AB

January, Sings the Blues, Evanescence Art Gallery, High River, AB
January, Surface Journey: Encaustic & Extended Media, Atlantis Gallery,
SE Calgary, AB

2012
July,   Brand, ArtPoint Gallery & Studios Society, Calgary
April, Juried Open Show 2012, Thomson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of FCA, Kamloops,BC
April, La Primavera, Evanescence Art Gallery, High River,AB
2011
October-November, Artpoint Group Show at  the Theatre, Calgary
September, 8th Annual Eastside Studio Crawl and Art Walk, ArtPoint, Calgary
July, Brand, ArtPoint Gallery & Studios Society, Calgary
February, New Members-New Work, Alberta Society of Artists Gallery-Lougheed House, Calgary
2010
September, Studio FOUR , 7th Annual Eastside Studio Crawl, Calgary
July, Panagakos Gallery (Art Central), Calgary
July, Juried Exhibit of Infinity Art Gallery’s Summer Expo 2010
2009
November, Panagakos Gallery (Art Central), Calgary
2008
October, Triptych’s Group Show, Gallery IS, Red Deer
March, Group Show, Westlands Art Gallery, Cochrane
2007
June, Enigma Gallery in Art Central, Calgary
2005
October, Counterflux Artists’ Gallery, Calgary
April, Juried Calyx Art Show, Calgary
2004
December,  ”Phase I”, Stone Fish Gallery, Calgary
2002
May, Artspace Gallery, Grad Show, Calgary
April,Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Grad Show, Calgary
2001
August,  The Station Gallery, Okotoks
April, Award Ceremony Exhibition, ACAD Calgary

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

- International Encaustic Artists 

- Harcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta
- Leighton Art Centre, Gallery & Museum, Calgary, AB
- Full member of the Alberta Society of Artists

- Active Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists
- Art Babel Forum, NYC
- Canadian Artists Representation, Le Front Des Artistes Canadiens (CARFAC)
- Visual Arts Alberta Association (VAAA)
- Member of Okotoks Art Gallery

 

AWARDS /SCHOLARSHIPS/ GRANTS

2001 – 2002
Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Illingworth Kerr Bursary,
Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, Canada Millennium Bursary
1999 – 2000
City Hall, Calgary, City Hall Scholarship
Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, Canada Millennium Bursary
1998 – 1999
Bow Valley College, Calgary, Artstream Recognition Award
Bow Valley College, Calgary, Award Winner of the ESP Logo Competition
 

ART RELATED WORK
2016
Instructing "Ancient Art Techniques"  at the Red Deer College , School of Continuting Education (Summer Art School), Red Deer, AB
2015
Instructing "Experimental Art Creating" workshop at the Red Deer College , School of Continuting Education (Summer Art School), Red Deer, AB
Instructing workshop "Exploring Spring in Art"  for children and their parents, Rheumatology Clinic at the Children Hospital, Calgary, AB
2013-2014
Instructing encaustic workshops at the Atlantis Fine Framing& Art Studio, Inc.
SE Calgary, AB
2014-2015
Instructing variety of workshops at the Calgary School of Art, SE Calgary, AB 

2001-
Custom Art Work: Portraits. Landscapes, Abstracts
2010-
Instructing Art Classes 6+  LIBA Art  Studio, NW Calgary (Varsity)
2011-2016
Instructing Art Classes and Workshops Wheatland Society of Art, Strathmore, Alberta
2010
Instructing workshops
Calgary Scout & Guide Hall, 8551 Bowness Rd. NW Calgary
2002 – 2010
Instructing Art Classes for All Ages: LIBA Art Studio, NW Calgary (Silver Springs)
2006 – 2007
Instructing Art Classes for All Ages: Art Central, Calgary
2007 (October – November)
Instructing Art Classes for All Ages: Scenic Acres Com.Association
2007 (September – December)
Instructing Classes for Home-schooled Kids

 

ARTICLES, REVIEWS AND BOOKS

Art: A Published Gallery
Published by Inner Circle Publishing, Yakima, WA, 2009

Review of Liba Labik’s work (by Sonja-Jade Lilly
Published by Inner Circle Publishing, Yakima, WA, 2009

Figurative Work and Reflection of the Soul (by Shannon Eleason)
Published by ACAD, Calgary, AB, 2002. Current Projects and Contemporary Art Review
 

AUCTIONS AND FUNDRAISERS

2016, April
Selected painting for 11th Time-raiser Calgary (presented by WestJet)

2015, April
Selected painting for 4th Time-raiser Regina (presented by WestJet)

2013,June
Selected painting for Time-raiser Calgary (presented by WestJet)
2007-2016
The Rotary Club Art Auctions (Frank Hall) Calgary
2011, June
Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre Fundraiser
2010, November
Homes for the Holidays 2010 Tour (Fundraiser for Kids Help Phone)

2010, October
The Rotary Club and ASA Fundraiser, High River, AB (Mammogram and Bone Density Suite
2010, June
Selected painting for Time-raiser Calgary (presented by WestJet)
 

COLLECTIONS

Private and corporate collections in North America and Czech Republic
Selected Corporate Collections:
-Telus (the First Tower) Calgary, AB
- Courts of Alberta, office of PCJ Anne Brown, Calgary, AB
- Alberta Magazine Publishers Association, Calgary, AB
- Sentinel Storage, Calgary,AB
- Natural Trail Bijadla , Czech Republic 

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