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Lisa Catherina Baggio

curriculum vitae

studio@lisabaggio.com
lbaggio@uwindsor.ca

 

Education

 

Yale University, Yale School of Art
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A
1992   Masters Fine Arts (Painting – Printmaking)

University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA
1989   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours Program

Independent Study
Paris, FRANCE
1985   Research of Flemish and French Artists, 16th century Painting

Parsons School of Design
New York, NY, U.S.A
1983   Foundation Program

 

Academic Positions

 

PROFESSOR / DRAWING AND PAINTING
University of Windsor, School of Visual Art – Windsor, Ontario
1995/96 – 2003 / PRESENT
Instructor of studio courses in the disciplines of drawing, painting and image.

PROFESSOR OF PAINTING
Haliburton School of the Arts
2011 – 40 hours compressed Studio Course

PROFESSOR OF DRAWING
Thames School of the Arts
2010 – 40 hour compressed Studio Course

YOUTH EDUCATION WORKSHOP – DIRECTOR
UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR – OPEN STUDIO WORKSHOPS
(Cooperative Initiative for BFA Students)
2003-2006
The impetus for this project was the dwindling arts presence in most secondary school curriculum. The workshop was open to gifted student in senior primary and secondary school students for an intensive three day studio workshop.

TEACHING FELLOWSHIP
Yale University
1990 – 1992
Teaching assistant of Professor Richard Lytle – Drawing / Painting.

 

Professional Development

 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Art Gallery of Windsor – Windsor, Ontario
1994-1996
Maintenance of corporate and private rental accounts and the sale of contemporary works of art. Working in association with the volunteer committee on several fundraising events.

COMMERCIAL DRAFTING
Elmara Construction Co. Ltd. – Windsor, Ontario
1991 – 1993   This position entailed drafting and detailing of residential blueprints and interiors. The position also involved commercial plot plans. All drafting done on AUTOCAD Release 11.

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER/ GALLERY ASSISTANT
Art Bank Gallery – Victoria, British Columbia
1989   This position entailed selling original works of art and limited edition prints. Advertising and public relations.

HERITAGE INTERPRETER ARTIST
(Corporation of the City of Windsor)
Mackenzie Hall Cultural Center, Windsor, Ontario
1988   This position was based on a grant funded by the Canada Arts Council. The position involved designing three permanent display cases by interpreting heritage of the area and the history of the building. The position also involved doing site-specific pieces for the building.

TEACHING POSITION
(Corporation of the City of Windsor)
1988 Summer Session teaching position in the field of intermediate painting and materials.

DIRECTOR / ARTIST
Multi Cultural Club of Windsor – Windsor, Ontario
1988 Project director, execution and design of two site-specific pieces.

 

Projects and Initiatives

 

LEBEL GALLERY RESTORATION PROJECT
PROJECT DIRECTOR – FUNDRAISER – DESIGNER -PROJECT MANAGER 2004-2007
This project involved reaching out to community leaders in a fundraising effort to raise funds to disassemble the current gallery space. I worked in collaboration with Architecturra to design and renovate the space. The results were a complete transformation of the gallery into a new professional exhibition venue. Fundraising efforts were matched by the Universtiy of Windsor.

VISITATION PARISH – COLOR AND RESTORATION CONSULTANT – COMMISIONED ARTIST – DIRECTOR
Belle River, Ontario
2006

a) CONSULTANT – INTERIOR DESIGN AND PRESERVATION

Consultant regarding preservation of Architectural emblems and transference said design elements into the new structure. (Queens University Restoration Department – Masters Program)

b) COMMISIONED ARTIST – SITE SPECIFIC WORK

A 6’ diameter painting was created and installed as the only painted image to adorn the alter of the newly constructed church.

c) RESTORATION AND REPAIR – (Co-operative Initiative Students BFA Program)

Statues were repaired and restored. New color schemes were applied to all statues. Collaboration with Restoration Department at Queens University

THE CHILD’S PLACE – CONSULTANT / PROJECT MANAGER
1997
Grant proposal and fund acquisition for a site specific interactive sculpture for the interior lobby of the rehabilitation center.

PROJECT DIRECTOR/ARTIST
1984 – 1985
Sacred Heart Church – LaSalle, Ontario
Artist and designer of 707sq.ft mural on a concave surface interior dome. Responsible for full execution of project, drawing design and painting. Painting subject, ‘Last Judgment’.

COLOR DESIGN TECHNICIAN/ARTIST
1985
Sacred Heart Church, Windsor, Ontario
Color consultant and renovation designer in restoration project. Responsible for the complete restoration of three altar pieces. Color consultant for the interior design of the structure. Responsible for restoration, painting and refurbishing of fourteen statues from bronze casts.

 

Curatorial Projects

 

2011 Faculty of Law -Legal Aid Initiative
2010 Eye for Art Biennial – CHATHAM KENT ART GALLERY – Curator, Juror
2009 LEBEL GALLERY FACULTY EXHIBITION
2008 NOBEL PEACE INITIATIVE – Susan Gold-Smith, Artist
2008 FACULTY EXHIBITION – UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR
2007 UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR – FLOURISH
Alumni Exhibition running concurrent with the opening of the newly renovated LeBel Gallery.
2006/05/04 LEBEL GALLERY FACULTY EXHIBITION
2003 LEBEL GALLERY PAINTING EXHIBITION – PAINT

 

Private Exhibitions/Group Exhibitions

 

2011   Oh Canada!…beyond trees and water- Elaine L. Jacob Gallery Wayne State University, Detroit MI.

2006   Site specific installation Visitation, Belle River, Ontario

2005   Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery – Michigan MAR 2005

2005   Group Show – Jan/04

2004   Lebel Gallery – Windsor, Ont.

2002   Group Show – Mar/02, Yale University – Yale University, New Haven, CT

2001   Group Show- Feb/01, Art Gallery of Mississauga – Mississauga, Ontario

1995   Faculty Exhibition – Jan/95, University of Windsor, School of Art – Windsor, Ontario

1992   Burlington Fine Arts Gallery – Jan/92, Burlington, Ont. Group Show

1991   Thesis Show, Yale School of Art Gallery – Yale University, New Haven, CT

1990   Student Collection of New Work – Art and Architecture Gallery – Yale University, New Haven, CT

1989   The Vancouver Island Invitational, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, June – Aug 89, Three-person show.

 

Publications

 

Online Medium- University of Toronto, Gia Perreira, Review of Art Gallery of Mississauga- Group Showing Building Josie I
V28-Issue-16- 2002

Tim Lougheed, “ A Dome to Equal Baroque Classics”, The Windsor Star Egidio Novelietto – “Una Giovane Atista Che ci fa Onore”
Publ. Jul 85 p.6 Casola Publ.

 

Awards, Scholarships, Grants

 

AWARD – University of Windsor
Meritorious Service Award – 2007 – presented by Ross Paul

GRANT – Chandisherry Foundation – LeBel Restoration Project -$25,000.00

GRANT – BlackBurn Foundation – LeBel Restoration Project -$6,000.00

GRANT – Childs place – Ontario Arts Council Grant – $10,000.00

AWARD – Richard Wellington Award – Excellence in Studio Drafting
Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

GRANT – Scholarship – Tuition Award -$25,000.00
Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

GRANT – Scholarship – Senior Award Full Tuition -$8,000.00
British Columbia Cultural Fund Distributed by British Columbia Arts Board
Scholarship based on merit and grades

GRANT – Scholarship – Tuition Award- $6,800.00
Parson School of Design, New York, NY

 

Community Education / Advocacy

 

CANADAIN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION – Education Volunteer

Windsor, Ontario Present
Education volunteer

YOGA FOR A CURE- Breast Cancer Fundraising Initiative

One day event, yoga and meditation for a cure. August 25th, 2008 – Windsor, Ontario http://pajamaangels.org/index_files/Yoga4hope.htm

WINDSOR REGIONAL CHILDREN’S CENTRE – Healing Arts Program

Windsor, Ontario 2007-2008
Initative to establish liaison between the Healing Arts Program and co-operative possibilities for potential Art Therapy track students. Preliminary stages.
Lindy Leduc-Wilson

BANA Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association

Windsor, Ontario 2000 – 2006
Prevention Education Programs- Visual Arts Events Coordinator, Volunteer.

United Way of Canada

Windsor, Ontario 2004
Visual Art Event Volunteer Program.

Board of Directors – The Child’s Place

Windsor, Ontario 1995-1997
Rehabilitation institution for abused children under age six.

 

Professional Associations

 

CARFAC 2011