EDUCATION

 

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK (1989-1993)

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours (Distinction, Distinguished exhibition)

Centre Des Metiers D’Art En Construction Textile (CMACT), Montreal, QC (1997)

Jaquard weaving (Pointcarre software, tapis au tissage)

Concordia University, Montreal, QC (1997)

Fibre Structures, Textile print and dying

Dawson College, Montreal, QC (2001)

Graphic Design

 

                     EXHIBITIONS

Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa

             Solo show, (October 2020) 

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

             Solo show, (May 2020)

Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa

             Kicking Abstracts and Taking Names, Women Painters (Sept.13 - October 19, 2019)

Zinc Contemporary Arts, Seattle, WA

             Seattle Art Fair (Aug.1 - Aug.4, 2019)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

             Encompass - Alayne Spafford and Sylvain Coulombe (June 6 - July 2, 2019)

Disruptor Gallery, Edmonton, AB

             Group show with Brenda Draney, Dana Holst, Anya Tonkonogy, Andrew Benson

             (November 17, 2018)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

             Equilibrium - Solo show (Mar.1 - May 3 2018)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

             Gander - Matt Petley-Jones, Ulrich Panzer, Alayne Spafford (Aug.3 - Sept. 5 2017)

Edmonton, Alberta

             Burn Design Collective - Showing of new works (June 10, 2017)

University of Alberta, Agriculture Department, Edmonton, Alberta

             Commissioned Installation (Burn Design Collective) (December 2016)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

             Turnaround - Alayne Spafford & Jordi Alfaro (Oct.6 - Nov. 29 2016)

Parade Gallery, Edmonton, AB

             Kit and Caboodle (juried exhibit-Nov.27-Jan.3 2016)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

             Over the Edge - Phil Darrah and Alayne Spafford  (Oct.1 - Nov.3 2015) 

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

              Alayne Spafford and Emily Filler (joint show- April 6 – May 6, 2014)

Coup, Edmonton, AB

              Burn Design Collective – Alayne Spafford and Howard Pruden

              (premiere show June 15 – 2013)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

              Alayne Spafford and Margaret Glew (joint show- Mar. 7 – Apr. 7, 2013)

Muse Gallery, Toronto, ON

              Layers (solo show- May9 – May 30, 2012)

Muse Gallery, Toronto, ON

             Group Show (Nov – Dec 2011)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

             Turning Points (solo show- Oct.6 – Nov.1, 2011)

Sideshow Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

             Menagerie (Group show- Nov. 12 – Jan. 8, 2010)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

            Time Passages (2 person show- Sept.2 – Oct.5, 2010)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna BC

            Xmas show (group show- Dec.3 – 24, 2009)

Rouge Gallery, Saskatoon,SK           

            Group Show (June 26 – Aug. 29 2009)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

            Selected Works (group show- March 5 – 31, 2009)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

            This just in (group show- Dec.4 – Jan.13, 2009)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

            Straight Forward (group show- May 1-June 3, 2008)

Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

            Gifted (group show – Dec. 6 – Jan. 3, 2008)

Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB

            Pale marks (solo exhibit – May 5 – May 17, 2007)

Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB

            Sequence, Square, Line and Rhythm (solo exhibit- March 24 - April 5, 2006)

Walterdale Theatre, Edmonton, AB

            New Works by Alayne Spafford (solo exhibit- October 12-23, 2004)

Belgo Building, Montreal, QC

            Square (solo exhibit- September 1-31, 1998)

V.A.V. Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

            Seamless (Juried exhibit- March 2-7, 1998)

Assiniboia Bessborough Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

            Art 1995 (Group show- May 14-31, 1995)

Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

            BFA Exhibit (April 19-23, 1993)

AKA Artist’s Centre, Saskatoon, SK

            Postcards to the Centre (Group show- March, 1993)

St. Thomas Moore Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

            Impressions of five (Group show- January 24 - February 13, 1993)

Francis Morrison Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

            University of Saskatchewan sculpture show (Group show- January, 1993)

Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

            Bachelor of Fine Arts show (Group show- 1992)

Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

            Bachelor of Fine Arts show (Group show- 1991)

Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

            Bachelor of Fine Arts show (Group show- 1990)

Gordon Snellgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

            Bachelor of Fine Arts show (Group show- 1989)

                                PRESS

The Woven Tale Press magazine, New York, New York, Artist feature, Summer 2020

Columbia University Journal of Literature and Art, New York, New York, Sketchbook feature, Issue 57 Spring 2019

Jimon Magazine, Los Angeles, California, Artist interview, Art and Fashion publication, June, 2019

Thalia Magazine , Boston, MA, Interview, Art and Literary publication, Awake issue, July/August 2019

Banditto Gallery, Montefollonico, Tuscany, Interview with Alayne Spafford, March 2019

Superstition magazine, online literary magazine produced by Arizona State University. December 2018

Artist Spotlight Series, Interview with Alayne Spafford,  The English Room, September 2015

CTV Prime time television Interview, Burnt Art  Burn Design Collective - Howard Pruden and Alayne Spafford, May 2013

Avenue Magazine, Playing with Fire, Burn Design Collective –Howard Pruden and Alayne Spafford, August  2013

House and Home magazine Canada, article on first prize winning home renovation, April issue 2009

The Edmonton Sun, Time marches on.  Alayne Spafford, May 2007 

                             RESIDENCY

Awarded the Pouch Cove Residency, October 1-30 2019. Pouch Cove, Newfoundland

                             COLLECTIONS

University of Saskatchewan

University of Alberta

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

PCL Corporation