errol_lee_fullenErrol Lee Fullen was born in Camrose, Alberta and attended the Alberta College of Art and Design, where he majored in printmaking, drawing, and painting. Errol went on to complete his Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts degrees at the University of Calgary, later teaching at both institutions until becoming a full-time artist.

Errol exhibits his work locally and internationally. He is best known for his landmark public and private commissions of paintings and sculpture.

 


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EDUCATION

M.F.A., Painting
University of Calgary,1983 -1986

B.F.A., Painting
University of Calgary,1981 -1983

Honours Diploma, Painting
Alberta College of Art, 1974 – 1981


PROFESSIONAL

Errol Lee Fullen has maintained a professional art practice for over 40 years. In addition to creating solo collections, Errol has worked extensively with architects, designers, consultants and collectors on public, corporate and private commissions. Although he works predominantly as a painter, Errol has abundant experience with a variety of media.

Teaching has played a large role in Errol’s art experience. From teaching at a post secondary level at the  University of Calgary and the Alberta College of Art to being an educator through many art societies and partnerships. He has created and facilitated workshops and continues to be an ambassador of arts and culture through all of his involvements.


FUNDRAISING CONTRIBUTIONS  & INVOLVMENT

Alberta Theatre Projects, 
Quest Theatre
, Vertigo Theatre
, Theatre Calgary
, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
, Kids Help Phone
, The Calgary Foodbank “Empty Bowl Project”
, Udderly Art
, AARC – Aberta Adolescent Recovery Centre, 
Head Injured Relearning Society and numerous community concerns.


ORGANIZATIONAL INVOLVEMENT & AFFILIATIONS

Alberta College of Art and Design Alumni Founding, Member

Alberta Society of Artists, Member

Alberta Society of Artists Gallery Calgary, Exhibition Committee

Alternative Public School Society, Founding Director

Artist’s Circle of the Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Member

Artscore, Facilitator

Artsmarts, Facilitator

Calgary Arts Partnership in Education Society (CAPES), Pioneer Member

Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Board of Directors

Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Member of the Curatorial/Exhibition Committee

CBE Public Montessori Program, Founder

Home & Studio Tour, Organizing Committee

Learning through the Arts, Instructor & Professional Development Facilitator

Leighton Foundation for the Arts, Member & Instructor Visiting Artist

The Glencoe Club Fitness Committee, Member

Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Board of Directors

 

RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS

Leighton Foundation for the Arts – Rural Southern Alberta Canada

Emma Lake Artists Workshops – Emma Lake Saskatchewan Canada

Banff Centre for the Arts, Leighton Studios Residency Program – Banff Canada

Artists’ Ranch Project – Calgary Stampede Ranch at Hanna, Alberta & Calgary Stampede Calgary Canada


EXHIBITIONS

March 2012  – Garden of Light – Open Studio Banff Centre Banff, Alberta

September October 2011  – ART OF THE NEW WEST Roburto Ostberg Gallery Calgary Alberta

June July August 2011 - Peaks of the Canadian RockiesASA Gallery Calgary Alberta

June 2011  – Building a Mystery Jubilee Auditorium Calgary Alberta

May 2011 – Building a Mystery Jubilee Auditorium Edmonton, Alberta

March 2011  – WildStyle Open Studio Banff Centre – Banff , Alberta

November December 2010 –  Rhapsody in Colour Triangle Gallery of the Arts Calgary, Alberta

June July 2010 – The Garden Show Alberta Society of Artists Gallery.  Calgary, Alberta

May June July 2010 - Open studio – New Works Banff Center for the Arts Banff, Alberta

September  & October 2009 - Spirits of the Earth,Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

July 2009 - Artists’ Ranch Project, Calgary Stampede Western Showcase, Calgary, Alberta

June 2009 -Images and Reflections, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

October  2008 – Images and Reflections, Artist Circle Group Exhibition, Galeria ZPAP “Pryzmat” Krakow Poland

May – June 2008 - Images and Reflections, Artist Circle Group Exhibition, “Galeria Zamojska” Zamosc Poland

April 2008 - Images and Reflections, Artist Circle Group Exhibition, “Galeria BWA Kalisz” Klisz, Poland

February – March 2008 - Images and Reflections, Artist Circle Group Exhibition, Galeria “U Jezuitow”, Poznan, Poland

January 2008 – Images and Reflections, Artist Circle Group Exhibition, State Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sopot Poland

December 2007 – Abstract Group Show, Keystone Gallery, Calgary Alberta

October 2007 – Images and Reflections, Artist Circle Group Exhibition, Gallery “Kruth” Ostrava, Czeck Republic

June 2007 - Images and Reflections, Artist Circle Group Exhibition, Gallery “G” Olomouc, Czeck Republic

March 2007 -Triangle Gallery Artist Home and Studio Tour Calgary, Alberta

November 2007 - Art-o-rama Group Exhibition, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

September 2005 - New Works, ErroL Fullen Studio, Calgary Alberta

October 2004 - Two Decades, solo exhibition Artspace Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2001 – 2004 - Group Exhibitions, Artspace Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

Fall 2002 - Errol Lee Fullen and Edward Epp, at the Leighton Foundation. Alberta

May 2000 - Chapter’s McLeod Trail, Selected Works, Curator’s Choice, Leighton Foundation, Calgary Alberta

June 1999 -  Full Circle, Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, solo exhibition. Medicine Hat, Alberta

August 1997 - New Works, solo exhibition, Bennett, Jones, Verchere.  Calgary, Alberta

July 1997 - Auric Flora, solo exhibition. Devonian Art Gallery Calgary Alberta.

May 1996 –  Clay as Canvas. Canada Olympic Park, Calgary, Alberta.

January 1996 -  Perspectives on Drawing, Group Show. Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

November 1995 - Errol Lee Fullen – Artist/Alchemist. Marika Gallery, Banff, Alberta

October 1995 - Errol Lee Fullen 1985 – 1995, solo exhibition. Loading Bay Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

July 1994, Inaugural Exhibition. Loading Bay Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

June 1994, Unveiling of sculpture “Angel Heart”, permanent location. Calgary, Alberta.

May 1994,Tea House – Designers Showcase ’94, solo exhibition.  Murphy Residence, Calgary, Alberta.

March 1994, Watercolor Exhibition, selected works. Leighton Foundation, Mount Royal College, Calgary.

November 1993, Saddleview Studios Seasonal Show, Calgary, Alberta.

October 1993, New Work – Hong Kong, Theatre Calgary, Presidents Circle, Calgary.

September 1993, Book Launch “Play it Again, Cinderella”  Errol Fullen Studio, Calgary, Alberta

January 1993, art MIAMI ’93, International Art Exposition, Miami, Florida.

October 1992, Emerging Landscape. Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta.

June 1992, Inaugural Exhibition. Newzones Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

June 1992, Watercolor Exhibition. Leighton Foundation, Rural Alberta.

October 1991, Gulf Canada Corporation. Solo Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta.

October 1991, Visiting Artist Exhibition. Leighton Foundation, Rural Alberta

May 1991, 6 Abstract Painters, Mayor’s Chambers. City Hall, Calgary, Alberta.

November 1990, Studio Exhibition, Errol Fullen Studio. Calgary, Alberta.

December 1989, Group Exhibition. Calgary Jewish Centre Calgary, Alberta.

May 1989, Who’s Who Show. Alberta College of Art Calgary, Alberta.

February 1989, A.C.A. Alumni and Friends Art Show. Mount Royal College, Calgary.

September 1988, Alberta College of Art Faculty Exhibition. ACA Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

September 1987, Gulf Canada Corporation, Solo Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta.

March 1987, Gulf Canada Corporation Curators Choice Group Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta

January 1987, Alberta College of Art Faculty Exhibition. ACA Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

April 1986, M.F.A. Exhibition. Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta.

December 1985, Gulf Canada Corporation Solo Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta.

February 1985, Little Gallery, U. of C., Solo Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta.

September 1983, Little Gallery, U. of C., Solo Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta.

May 1983, Gulf Canada Corporation, Solo Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta.

April 1983, B.F.A. Exhibition, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta.

February 1983, University Theatre, Group Drawing Show, Calgary, Alberta.

April 1981, Graduate Exhibition, Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.


COLLECTIONS

Alberta Art Foundation, Alberta Government Telephones, Alwest Neon Signs, Angus Design Associates, Canada Life, DaVanti Contemporary Interiors, Douglas Cridland Interiors, Edgecombe Properties, Fourth Street Rose, Gulf Canada Corporation, Jerilyn Wright and Associates, Laurier Arts Corporation, Norcen Energy Resources, North American Life, Radford Developments, Royal LePage, Sharecom Industries Ltd., Simmons Group of Companies, Pasta Frenzy, Petro Canada, Velocity Clothing Company … and numerous private collections.

 

FUNDRAISING & COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

AARC – Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre, ACAD Alumni Association, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Alberta College of Art and Design, Alberta Theatre Projects, Atlin Art Center, Bank of Canada, Calgary Catholic School Board, Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Calgary Jewish Centre, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Calgary Public School Board, Calgary Waldorf School, Cancervive Foundation of Alberta, Haskayne School of Business, Head Injured Relearning Society, Hospice Calgary, Kids Help Phone, Leighton Foundation for the Arts, Montessori Alternative Public School Society, Mount Royal University Foundation, Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, One Yellow Rabbit Theatre Company, Street Teams, Theatre Calgary, The Banff Centre, The Calgary Foodbank, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Triangle Gallery, United Way, University of Calgary, Vertigo Theatre.