Curriculum Vitae

Clyde D. Finlay

Studio / Art Consultant:    Imagine Art Studio, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3Y 1M1

Website:  http://www.imagineartbyclydedfinlay.com

Education:

  • University of Manitoba, Diploma Fine Arts – 2007
  • Leading Edge Art Workshops

Recent workshops taken:

  • Acrylic / Oil Painting, Leading Edge Art/ Mike Svob, October,24-26,2013
  • Acrylic Landscaping, Leading Edge Art/Gallery by Charles Harrington, AWS – October,18 – 20,2012
  • Art Marketing by Renee Phillips, New York – 2010
  • Acrylic Painting by Brent Laycock – April 9 – 11, 2008
  • Watercolour by Lian Quan Zhen – April 16, – 18, 2006
  • Watercolour by Frank Webb – November 11 – 14, 2004
  • Watercolour by Lian Quan Zhen – March 20 – 22, 2004
  • Westman Region; Arts West Art Camp 1994-95 through 2005-06 (June)

Participation in the Art Community:

  •  Presently looking for Representative: International Artist 2016 to Present
  •  International Artist / Member of Grolle Fine Arts Gallery – 2014 to Present
  • Member Outworks Gallery
  • Vice President – 2005 to 2010
  • Outworks Gallery Manager – 2010 – 2011
  • Ace Art – Member
  • Urban Shaman Gallery – Member
  • Past Member – St. James Art Club

Art Workshops by Clyde D. Finlay

  • Seminars and slide presentations, University of Manitoba 2000 to present
  • James Art Club 1997 – 2001
  • art shows
  • Past Member Main Access Gallery
  • Art workshops with Main Access Gallery
  • Sharon Alward – U of M Professor
  • Presentation of art, marketing of art and critiques of art

Media Articles:         

  • January / Feburary, 2013,Great West Life Insurance Company – Corp. Solo Show
  • Manhattan International Magazine, Helping Men Recover from Addictions, 2011
  • Winnipeg Free Press “Peer Pressures” 2009; University of Winnipeg United 2009
  • University of Manitoba; University of Winnipeg September 2007
  • Winnipeg Free Press, March 2006, “My Dad & Me”
  • Winnipeg Free Press, Thursday, August 26, 2004 “Life and Arts”
  • Winnipeg Free Press, October 2004 – “Power in Numbers” by Morley Walker
  • Up Town Magazine – September 9, 2004
  • Preview: “Best Foot Forward”
  • Feature: “The Work of Outworks Gallery Artists”
  • Preview: Opening  “Blind Gestures”  solo show
  • Numerous clips – Winnipeg Free Press, Up Town and Style Manitoba magazines – 2004/05
  • Numerous interviews with Shaw Cable Television (Jeremy Valance, T.V. Producer) – about Art, Art community, new innovative artists at Outworks Gallery – 290 McDermot, Winnipeg

Research and Study: Artist / Studio, 2007 – present

  •  Residency in Toulouse, France, September, 2015
  • University of Manitoba 1995 – 2007
  • Art excursions to Minneapolis, Chicago, New York 1995 – 2000/01 with The University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • Public speaking experience – facilitation of seminars in varied subject matter.

Commendations; Art donated – Special Charities

  • Manitoba Lung Association
  • Cancer Society of Manitoba
  • Spiritual Care Program for Youth – Manitoba Youth Centre
  • Manitoba Hospitals for Mentally and Physically Disadvantaged patients
  • Breast Cancer of Manitoba

EXHIBITIONS:

 Group Show:     Ace Art, “Carte Blanche”,“ Promise of Hope “, 2016,  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

 Solo Show:              Grolle Fine Art, “Innovative Expressionism from another perspective”,  September, 2015, Gorlice, Poland, Muzeum Karwacjanow I Gladyszow.

Solo Show:           Grolle Fine Art, “Listen to Your Heart”, May 1 – 11, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Solo Show:              Great West Life Insurance Company, January4 – February 15, 2013, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadA

Group Show:           Urban Shaman Gallery,” 50 – 500 “, November 21 – December 15, 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            Art View Gallery, “Art Ensemble “, September 6 – November 9, 2011, Chatham, NY. United States.

Group Show:            Outworks Gallery, “Doppelganger “, November, 2010, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Solo Show:                Outworks Gallery, “Who am I?”,  May, 2010, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:             Infusion Gallery, “Infuse Your Life with Art “, January, 2009, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Group Show:             Outworks Gallery. “From the Ground Up “, February, 2009, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:             Outworks Gallery, “Pressure Points “, March, 2009, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:             Outworks Gallery, “On the Fringe “, July, 2009, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:             Outworks Gallery, “Figure Ground”, February – March, 2008, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Solo Show:                Outworks Gallery, “Thesis Art – University of Manitoba “, April, 2008, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:             Outworks Gallery, “Transition “, January, 2007, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:             Outworks Gallery, “Art walk – Good Fortune “, August, 2007, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2 – Man Show:          Outworks Gallery, “Finlay vs Khan “, September, 2007, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            Outworks Gallery, “Artoberfest “, October, 2007, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            Outworks Gallery, “totem “, November, 2007,Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            Outworks Gallery, “In Plain View “, November, 2006, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            Outworks Gallery, “Fever “, October, 2006, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            Outworks Gallery, “Shattered Pieces”, September, 2006, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            Outworks Gallery, “Best Foot Forward “, August, 2006, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Curated Group:        This art show below was curated by Artist- University of Manitoba

Show:                       Professional Cliff Eyland of Winnipeg, Canada.
Outworks Gallery, “Take This You… “, June 1- July 15, 2006, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2 – Man Show:        Outworks Gallery, “My Dad and I”, April – May, 2006, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:           Ace Art Gallery, ” College Pro “, University of Manitoba Fine Art                                Students, February 27 – March 5, 2005, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:           Outworks Gallery, University of Manitoba Painting Students (Barn Studio), March 11 – 13, 2005, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:           Outworks Gallery, “Lori “, April 1 – 7, 2005, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Solo Show:             Outworks Gallery, “Blind Gestures “, April 10 – 30, 2005, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show;          Outworks Gallery, “Disguise “, October 29, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:           Adalaide McDermot Gallery, “Three Bricks Short “, March 7 – 20, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 3- Person Show

Group Show:           Outworks Gallery, “Exposure”, March, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Solo Show:               Adalaide McDermot Gallery, “Landscapes “, April 8 – 14, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Solo Show:               OFF ICE Gallery, University of Manitoba, “Eclectic Art “, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Solo Show:               Adalaide McDermot Gallery, “Landscapes by Clyde D. Finlay”, April – May, 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:           Ace Art Gallery, “Student Art Show / Abstracts, April 7 – 12, 2000, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            Wasagaming Art Center, Juried Show, “Landscapes “, July 1 – 30, 1999, Clear Lake. Manitoba.

Solo Show:                Adalaide Mc Dermot Gallery, “Abstracts “, May 1 – 30, 1999, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Show:            S.O.F.A. Gallery, Juried, “Abstracts “, November, 1995 and 1996, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2 – Man Show:         Wasagaming Art Center, Juried, “Landscapes”, July 1995 and 1996, Clear Lake, Manitoba.

Group Show:            Main Acess Gallery, “Back in Time” (Instillation), July, 1996 and 1999, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Commendations / Donated Art / Special Charities
Cancer Society of Manitoba
Manitoba Hospitals for the Mentally and Physically Disadvantaged patients
Forward House Ministries: Anger Management Facilitator, Behaviour Consultant and Art Teacher
Lung Association of Manitoba
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre, Hope Foundation