Curriculum Vitae

Josephine Clarke
josephineclarketextiles@ gmail. com 

Multidisciplinary artist

Bachelors of Design
Wilson School of Design - Kwantlen Polytechnic University


September 2022 (UPCOMING) Field Artist in Residence. Joggins Fossil Institute Artscape Residency 
2021. Digital Artist in residence. Unmute Artist residency (ArtsUNITE.)
2018-2021. Artist in Residence: Customs House Craft Business Incubator, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

Grants awarded:
March 2021. Canada Council for the Arts. Explore and Create. 
July 2020. Canada Council for the Arts: Digital Originals Micro Grants
July 2020. Nova Scotia Job Creation Project: Creative Legacy Arts Grants

Group Exhibitions:

Atlantic Vernacular. Hosted by New Brunswick Craft Council. Fredericton, New Brunswick. Digital.
April 2021  Are Wilds. Eltuek Art Gallery. Sydney, Nova Scotia. June 2020. 
February 2020. Elements: Earth, Air, Water and Fire. Bear River Artworks Gallery. Bear River, Nova Scotia. 

Solo Exhibitions:

March 2022: Talking Trash: CBU Artist on Campus Presents. Cape Breton University. Sydney Nova Scotia 
June 2021. Rebirth and Ruin. Corridor Gallery, Visual Arts Nova Scotia. Halifax, Nova Scotia
October 2020. Roads less travelled. Digital. In partnership with Canada Council for the arts.
September 2020. What is left behind? Lumiere Art at night Festival, Sydney NS August 2020 Canada's Ocean Playground: Trash It! Third Shift Art at Night Festival. St. John, New Brunswick. Digital Project.
September 2019. Rebirth. Lumiere Art at Night Festival. Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Teaching Experience

May 2022. Parrsboro Creative Cultural Campus. Dyeing with Earth Pigments. Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
February 2022. Creative Way Finding. Guest Lecturer. Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
November2021. On Craft and Authenticity. GuestLecturer. Ontario College Of Art and Design University.
November 2021. Parrsboro Creative Cultural Campus. Indigo Shibori dyeing. Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
July 2021. New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Painting with Earth Pigments.
April 2021. Professional Artists in the Schools presents: Fundamentals of Block Printing
March 2021. Inverness County Centre for the Arts. Indigo Shibori Dyeing September 2020. Woolstock East Fibre Festival. Indigo Shibori Dyeing.
July 2020. New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Painting with Earth Pigments.
October 2019. Traditional Indigo. Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival. Amherst, Nova Scotia
November 2018. Hand Painting with Natural dyes. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
November 2018. Block Printing with Natural Dyes. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.
October 2018. Painting with natural dyes. New Dawn Centre For Innovation. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. 
October 2018. Rust Dyeing: How to make Unique Designs With Rusty Objects. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
November 2016. Guest Lecturer: Use of Natural Mordants and Dyes. Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Richmond, British Columbia

Press and events:

Fall/ Winter issue 2021. Finding the Bizarre in the Mundane: On Environment and Memory- Understorey Magazine. Issue 21, .
May 2021 Global News Atlantic. Visual Arts Abstract: Summer EdVentures at NBCCD.
April 2021 CTV Morning Live Atlantic. Community feature: Nova Scotia’s Artists Are Helping Local Communities Survive The Pandemic - But Who Helps Them Survive?
April 2021.Creating a Thriving Art Practice as a Rural Artist. ArtsUnite blog. 
Artist Talk. Lumiere presents: Possible Futures. In conversation with Greg Davies. September 2020. Port Hawkesbury Nova Scotia
Artist Q&A. Third Shift Art Festival. August 2020.

Guild memberships. 
Visual Arts Nova Scotia
PAINTS (Professional Artists in the Schools)
Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council
CARFAC Maritimes.
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design
Textile Society of America