Resume of A J Brown

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Resume of A J Brown


A.J. (Amy Jane) Brown, U.E.L., B.A.

EXHIBITIONS :

2017
Hearing Health Fair, Holiday Inn, Vancouver.

2016
Deaf Blind Awareness Day, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.
Fair in the Square, Victory Square, Vancouver.
Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge, North Vancouver.
Just Believe Foundation, donated a painting, White Rock.
Deaf Deaf West, Visual Art Show, Vancouver Community College, Vancouver.
Abilities Expo, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.

2015
Project Everybody UN International Day of People with Disabilities, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.
Project Everybody Film and Art Festial, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancoouver.
Fair in the Square, Victory Suqare, Vancouver.
Spring Art Sale, West Vancouver Community Centre, North Shore Artists' Guild.
Abilities Expo, Roundhouse Community Centre.
North Shore Art Crawl, North Vancouver Community Art Council.

2014
Project Everybody, Film and Art Festival, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.
Fair in the Square, Victory Square, Vancouver.
North Shore Art Crawl, North Vancouver Community Art Council.
Abilities Expo, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.
Animals in our Human Scape, McMillan Arts Centre, Parksville, BC.

2013
Annual Fine Art Sale, North Shore Artists Guild, Parkgate Community Centre, North Vancouver.
Last Minute Exhibit, Ferry Building Gallery, West Vancouver.
Touch of Paris, North Vancouver.
Fair in the Square, Victory Square, Vancouver.
North Shore Art Crawl, North Vancouver.
Abilties Expo, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouer
Pet Expo, Pacific National Exposition, Vancouver.

2012
Works on Paper, continued, Graffiti Co. Art, North Vancouver.
A Reason to Care Auction, BC Asssociation of Community Living, Heritage Hall, Vancouver.
Abilities Expo, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.
North Shore Art Crawl, 195 Pemberton Ave, North Vancouver
Hearing Health Fair, Vancouver..
First Saturdays, 195 Pemberton Ave, North Vancouver.
Fair in the Square, Victory Square, Vancouver.

2011
Works on Paper, Graffiti Co. Art, North Vancouver.
Lecturer at Deaf Women's Conference, Niagara Falls.
Dangling Words, continued, Graffiti Co. Art, North Vancouver.
A Reason to Care Auction, BC Association of Community Living, Heritage Hall, Vancouver.
Vancouver Lightworkers Spiritual Exhibition, Unity, Vancouver.
North Shore Art Craw;. Graffiti Co Art, North Vancouver.
Abilities Expo, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.
American Sign Language Teacher Association Auction, Seattle.
Transit Awareness Day Art Exhibit, Burnaby.

2010
Heart to Hand, Graffiti Co Art, North Vancouver.
Legacies 2010, Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton.
Blim Craft Market, Heritage Hall, Vancouver.
Canamade Crafts, Vancouver.
Disability Expo, Roundhouse, Vancouver.
Animals as Subject, Gallery Gachet, Vancouver.
Petnership Project, Hellenic Centre, Vancouver.
Deaf Canada Conference, Wall Centre, Vancouber.
Harmony Arts Festival, Silk Purse Gallery, West Vancouver.
A Solo Exhibit, Unitarian Church, Vancouver.
Arttful Sunday, Napier Square, Vancouver.
2010 Garbage Can Art Contest, Granville Island, Vancouver.
Deaf Arts Show, Vancouver Community College, Vancouver.
Dangling Words, Graffiti Co. Art, North Vancouver.
2009
International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.
Garbage Can Art Contest, Granville Island, Vancouver.
Painters Landing, Ferry Building, West Vancouver.
Kensington Foundation, Artists for Animals Auction, Cambrian Hall, Vancouver.
A Night to Remember Auction, Alzheimer�s Society, Joey�s, Vancouver.

2008
International Day for People with Disabilities, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver.
Sensability, 411 Seniors Centre, Vancouver.
The Ultimate Gift, A Solo Exhibit, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver.
Group Exhibit, Harmony Arts Festival, West Vancouver.

2007
Abstractions, Graffiti Co. Art Gallery, North Vancouver.
Between Friends Duo Show, Silk Purse Arts Centre, West Vancouver.

2006
Christmas Group Art Show and Sale, Graffiti Co. Art Gallery and Studio, North Vancouver.
Deaf Canada Conference Art Show, Salle Albert Rousseau, Quebec City.

2005 - 2006
Harmony Arts Festival Group Art Show, Delany's Coffee, West Vancouver.
May is Art Month, Capilano Mall, North Vancouver.

2003 - 2006
Art Beat, Harmony Arts Festival, West Vancouver.

2005
Joyful Abundance, Silk Purse Gallery, West Vancouver.
Anonymous Art Show, CityScape Art Space, North Vancouver.
FANS, North Vancouver District Hall, North Vancouver.

2004 - 2005
Art Show, Leo Le Parisien Cafe, Famous Open Door Studio Society, North Van.

2004
Body and Soul, Ferry Building, West Vancouver.
Abstractions, Leo Le Parisien Cafe, Famous Open Door Studio Society,North Van.
Extraordinary Lives, Roundhouse Community Centre, KickstART 2 Festival, Vancouver.
Human Figure Show, Leo Le Parisien Cafe, Famous Open Door Studio Society, North Vancouver.
Art Exhibit, Leo Le Parisien Cafe, Famous Open Door Studio Society, North Van.

2003
Just Push Play, Hotel Renaissance, Vancouver.
Beginnings, Art Pars Gallery, Capilano Mall, North Vancouver.
Famous Walk of Art, Famous Open Door Studio Society, North Vancouver.
Deaf Group Art Show, Vancouver Community College, Vancouver.

2002 - 2005
Art Rental Program, CityScape Art Space, North Vancouver.

2002
Artists Amongst Us, Artists Helping Artists, Burnaby.

COMMISSIONS
2015 Cat named Shrimp, at the Granville Island Veterinary Hospital in Vancouver.
2014 Cats named Hank the Tank and Harley Quinn, Vancouver.
2009 Two Cats in a Bathroom Sink, Private Collection, North Vancouver.
2009 Two Cats and Two Girls, Private Collection, North Vancouver.

AWARDS :
2016 Lifetime Membership, North Shore Artists Guild
2005 Judy Dennis Emerging Artist Training Award.
Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Award for Distinguished Service for Deaf people.
2004 Bus Passenger of the Year.
1990 Liberace Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement In Music.
1986 Dean�s List of Honours for Academic Achievement.

TV INTERVIEWS :
2010
Tiny interview: Shaw Cable, Penticton.
2008
Tiny Interview: Telus TV, Vancouver.
Tiny Interview: Living Together, City TV, Vancouver.

WORK EXPERIENCE :
2004 Reader, read from my book for KickstART 2 Festival.
Author, My Voice: A Journey of Creativity, Courage and Hope.
Peer Jury Assessor, MediaEyes Production Society.
Community Liaison, Mentor MediaEyes Production Society.
2002 Mentor, Assisted an emerging videographer to create a video called `Deaf Rowing Challenge`.
Contributing Poet, A Roomful of Starlight.
2001 Videographer, Created a video called `Cats VS Alarm Clocks`
2000 Assessing Clerk, Sorted and numbered income tax returns. Canada Customs Revenue Agency.
Contributing Author, Speaking Up and Spelling It Out.
1996 - 2000 Mail Clerk Sorted mail, Canada Post Corp.
1996 - 1999 Data Entry Clerk, Entered data from income tax returns into the computer. Revenue Canada.
1993 - 1995 Actress, Acted in a stage play about people with disabilities for secondary school students. Theatre Terrific, in Vancouver and throughout BC.
1991 Performer of Music, Mozart�s Molto Allegro.
1986 Composer of Music, Gallaudet University.


EDUCATION :
2008 - pres. Emily Carr University, various courses, Vancouver. Drawing Certificate in progress.
Emily Carr Fine Arts Techniques Certificate, 2014.
2011 Reiki Master level, PEARL Healing Insights, Vancouver.
2010 Theta Healing, DNA 1 and 2, Vancouver.
2005 - 2007 Bad Dog Arts Studio, Painting, North Vancouver.
2005 One Source Learning Centre, Reiki level two, Vancouver.
Vancouver School Board, Acrylic for Beginners.
2004 PEARL Healing Insights, Reiki level one, Richmond.
Vancouver School Board, Mixed Media.
2003 Vancouver School Board, Introduction to Drawing, Drawing the Human Figure.
2001 North Vancouver Continuing Education, Jump Start Your Art Career.
Canadian Institute of Palliative Massage, Palliative Massage Course, Nelson.
West Vancouver Community Centre, Pencil Drawing With A Point.
Video In Studios with MediaEyes, Pre and Post Production: camera, lighting, editing, scriptwriting.
1999 Self-taught Painter.
1990-1992 Capilano College, Business and Music.
1985-1990 Gallaudet University, Bachelor of Arts Major: English Literature Minor:Music.

BOARDS/AFFILIATIONS :
2004-2010 Society for Disability Arts and Culture, Member.
2003-2007 Famous Open Door Studio Society, Member.
2002-2005 MediaEyes Production Society, Board Member.
2002-2006 North Vancouver Arts Council and North Vancouver Arts Commission, Member.
2002-2005 CARFAC, Member.
2002-2006 Artists in Canada, website member
2000-2006 Satelite Video Exchange Society / Video In, Member.
1992-pres The Voice of Cerebral Palsied of Greater Vancouver Society,Board Member.
1992-1995 Theatre Terrific, Board Member.
1991-pres Western Institute for the Deaf an Hard of Hearing, Member.