BORN: Cambridge, Ontario 1974

EDUCATION:

Queen's University 1998 B.F.A
Capilano College Professional Textile Arts Certificate 2004

EXHIBITIONS: SOLO SHOWS

2012

Solo Show, 'Tempting Textures', The Craig Yeats Studio and Gallery, West Vancouver, British Columbia.

2005

Solo Show, 'Nature: A Sensory Experience', Port Moody Arts Center, Blackberry Gallery, Port Moody, British Columbia.

2003

Solo Show, 'Contemplating Colour', Gallery La Vie, Morioka, Iwate, Japan.

2002

Solo Show, 'SURFACE', Gallery La Vie, Morioka, Iwate, Japan.

EXHIBITIONS: GROUP SHOWS

2015

Confluence, The Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia.

2013

Julia Curphy and Karen Bagayawa, Craig Yeats Studio and Gallery, West Vancouver, British Columbia.

2012

Lisa Geddes and Karen Bagayawa Holiday Show, Art Junction, Whistler, British Columbia.

Inspiring Eachother, Blackberry Artists Society, Port Moody Arts Center, Port Moody, British Columbia.

2011

The Harmony In The Arts Group Exhibition, West Vancouver, British Columbia.

2010

Positively Petite Miniature Exhibition, Place Des Arts, Coquitlam, British Columbia.

2009

Christmas Exhibit, Wallflowers and Beyond, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.

Anonymous Art Show, CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Positively Petite Miniature Exhibition, Place Des Arts, Coquitlam, British Columbia.

2007

Little Winter Works, Jacana Gallery, Asian Antiques and Contemporary Art, Vancouver, British Columbia.

2006

Best Wishes Christmas Exhibit, Jacana Gallery, Asian Antiques and Contemporary Art, Vancouver, British Columbia.

2005

'Under The Surface', Heather Craig and Karen Bagayawa, Jacana Gallery, Asian Antiques and Contemporary Art, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Constants and Variables, Member's Exhibition: Surface Design Association, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.

Group Show: Nature Stories, Ferry Building Gallery, West Vancouver, British Columbia.

CABC's Third Annual Asian Heritage Month Exhibit, Crafthouse, Granville Island, British Columbia.

Capilano College Textile Alumni Show 2005, Silk Purse Gallery, West Vancouver, British Columbia.

Carrie McCellar, Norman Coloma and Karen Bagayawa, Art In Public Places, Municipal District Hall, North Vancouver, British Columbia.

2004

Art In Public Places: FANS Juried Group Exhibit, Municipal District Hall, North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Textile Arts Grad Show, Cityscape Community Art Center, North Vancouver, British Columbia.

2003

Made In Japan: Foreign Concepts, Nihon Bank, Hiroshima.
'WEE', Group Exhibition, Gallery La Vie, Morioka, Iwate.
TAMATE BAKKO: 40cm Special Exhibition, Gallery SAIEN, Morioka, Iwate.

2002

47th Annual International Open Exhibition, 'Bold Expressions', Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, California, Hosted by the Northern California Arts, Inc. Juror: Jerry Reilly.

27th Annual International Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan.

Summer Small Works 2002, Limner Gallery, New York, New York.

Uchi-wa: Summer Fan Exhibition 2002, Gallery Saien, Morioka, Iwate.

TAMATE BAKKO: 40cm Special Exhibition, Gallery Saien, Morioka, Iwate.

2001

26th Annual International Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan.

1998

BFA On View 1998, Agnes Etherington Art Center, Kingston, Ontario.

BFA Graduating Class 1998, Ontario Hall, Kingston, Ontario.

1997

Cezanne's Closet: Fundraising Exhibition, Kingston, Ontario.

AWARDS:

Eastside Culture Crawl Commission, 2011

ARTS RELATED ACTIVITIES:

Art Walk, Tri-cities 2009, 2010
Art In The Park, Minnekhada Park 2009, 2011
Eastside Culture Crawl 2011, 2012
Harmony In The Arts Festival, West Vancouver 2005, 2011, 2012
Art In The Garden, North Vancouver 2004

MEMBERSHIPS:

North Vancouver Arts Council
CARFAC British Columbia
ARTS CONNECT
Port Moody Art Center