About Me

EDUCATION:

  • Honors graduate in Painting 1964, Vancouver School of Art (Emily Carr College of Art and Design)
  • Screen printing workshop with Andrew Stasik and Anna Wong of Pratt Institute, sponsored by Burnaby Art Gallery
  • Watercolour techniques for screen printing with Jack Duggan, sponsored by Emily Carr College of Art and design
  • Emma Lake Artist’s Workshop, program of University of Saskatchewan. With artists: Lynn Donoghue, Medri MacPhee, Lee Tribe.

AWARDS:

  • 1995 B.C. Cultural Services Project Assistance for Visual Artists
  • 1975 Oregon State University Purchase
  • 1972 Vancouver Artists Gallery Purchase
  • I964 A.W. Tickle Memorial Award

COLLECTIONS:

  • Vancouver Municipal Public Collection
  • The Canada Council Art Bank
  • Maltwood Art Gallery, University of Victoria
  • Chilliwack Sr. Sec. School
  • George Pearkes Jr. Sec. School
  • B.C. Health Board
  • Coast Foundation Society
  • The Print Consortium
  • Burnaby Art Gallery
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • Douglas College, New Westminster, B.C.

EXHIBITIONS:

2016

  • The Reach Gallery Museum, Hidden Harmonies, curated by Laura Schneider, Abbotsford, B.C.

2014

  • Chilliwack Cultural Centre Gallery, Unexpected Garden, solo show, Chilliwack, B.C.

2013

  • Maple Ridge Art Gallery,  2nd Fraser Valley Biennale,  Maple Ridge B.C.

2012

  • Legacy Gallery University of Victoria, The collections At 50, group exhibition

2010

  • Leighdon Studio Gallery, Momentum, 25 artists from the past to the present, Vancouver, B.C.
  • The Legacy Gallery, (University of Victoria) Cross Connections, Five Decades of Contemporary Art in the Pacific Northwest,  Coast Art Trust,  Victoria, B.C.

2009

  • McGill Library, Burnaby Art Gallery Outreach, City Limits, solo show, curator Darrin Martens
  • Art Gallery, Evergreen Cultural Center, Coast Art Trust, group exhibition

2008

  • Harrison Festival of the Arts, Agassiz Library, City Limits, solo show

2006

  • Art Gallery, Evergreen Cultural Center, Good Dog Show, solo show, curator Ellen van Eijnsbergen, Coquitlam, B.C.

2004

  • Harrison Festival of the Arts, Rower Series, group show Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.

2002

  • Kent Harrison Library, Agassiz, B.C. solo show and artist’s talk, Town and Country

2001

  • Amelia Douglas Gallery, Douglas College, New Westminster, B.C. solo show, Family Passage
  • Ranger Station Gallery, Harrison Hot Springs, Solo Show, Family Passage
  • Visual Arts Burnaby, Gallery at Ceperly House, Burnaby, B.C., group show, On the Breakwater

1999

  • ARTCOM. Services, North Vancouver, B.C. solo show, Off shore Images, Paintings and Prints of Vancouver Harbour
  • Chilliwack Museum, Chilliwack, B.C. solo show, Off Shore Images, Paintings and Prints of Vancouver Harbour

1998

  • Harrison Festival of the Arts, Harrison Lake, B.C. solo show, Almanac of Gardeners

1997

  • Evergreen Cultural Center, Coquitlam B.C. Malaspina Printmakers, Annual Membership Show
  • West Vancouver Memorial Library, solo exhibition, paintings & prints, Almanac of Gardeners

1995

  • Gallery on the Lake, Harrison, B.C. group show, Bollerup Family Exhibition

1994

  • Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby B.C. group show, Flori-Culture, Domesticated Plants
  • University College of the Fraser Valley, solo show, Emma Lake Pictures

1993

  • Maple Ridge Community Arts Council Gallery, solo show, Family and Friends
  • Malaspina Printmakers Annual Membership show, Vancouver Community Arts
  • Chilliwack Arts Council Gallery, Chilliwack, B.C., Family and Friends, paintings & prints

1992

  • Western Canada Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C., Burnaby, group show, Exhibition of works from Visions of our Vanishing Heritage, portfolio project
  • Gateway Theatre Gallery, Richmond, solo show, The Illuminated Gardener

1991

  • Petley-Jones Gallery, Vancouver, group show

1990

  • Kent-Harrison Gallery, Harrison B.C. solo show, Ross Bollerup Paintings and Prints
  • Robson Square, Vancouver, group show, Tsitika Valley-Robson Bight Project, Sponsored by The Western Canada Wilderness Committee

1989

  • Carmanah Project, sponsored by Western Canada Wilderness Committee, Artistic Visions of an Ancient Rainforest
  • Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey B.C. , group exhibition, Flower Show
  • Chilliwack Museum Gallery, solo show. Carmanah Project pictures

1987

  • Prince George Art Gallery, solo show, Prince George B.C. Gardener’s Focus
  • Fraser Valley College Art Gallery, Abbotsford, solo show, Paintings and Prints
  • ARTROPOLIS exhibition, Vancouver, group show. curator Willard Holmes

1986

  • Crown Gallery, Vancouver, solo show, Ross Bollerup Paintings and Prints

1983

  • Greater Vancouver Art Gallery, group show, Greatest Hits
  • Vancouver City Hall, two person show

1982

  • Greater Vancouver Art Gallery, two person show with Gordon Rice

1981

  • Prince George Art Gallery, solo show, Paintings of Nature

1979

  • Greater Vancouver Art Gallery, group show

1978

  • Minotaur Art Gallery, Mission B.C., solo show

1977

  • University of Calgary Gallery, Print and Drawing Council of Canada, group show

1976

  • Burnaby Art Gallery sponsored three person print show, that toured B.C. (with Olga Froehlich and Arnold Shives)
  • The Artists Gallery, Vancouver, solo show

1975

  • Burnaby Art Gallery, solo show
  • Burnaby Art Gallery, 8th Biennial Print Show, Contemporary Prints from Canada (toured the U.S.A.)

1974

  • Surrey Community Arts Center, Surrey B.C, solo show
  • Free Space Gallery, Victoria, group show
  • The Artists Gallery, Vancouver, group show

1973

  • Vancouver Arts Club, solo show

1972

  • Avelles Gallery, Vancouver, Deer Lake Printmakers Group Show

1971

  • Mary Frazee Gallery, Vancouver, solo show, Ross Bollerup Paintings

1970

  • Mary Frazee Gallery, Vancouver, group show

1968

  • Burnaby Art Gallery, group show
  • Victoria Art Gallery, group show, Younger Vancouver: Cross Section, 68
  • Mary Frazee Gallery, Vancouver, solo show, Ross Bollerup Paintings

1966

  • Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, solo show, Ross Bollerup Paintings
  • Vancouver Art Gallery, group show, Painting’66, Vancouver Centennial Award Exhibition
  • National Gallery, Ottawa, group show, Painting’66, Vancouver Centennial Award Exhibition

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1995

  • Monotype printmaking, University College of the Fraser Valley, Continuing Education Program

1990

  • Serigraph demonstrations, Emily Carr College of Art and Design
  • Substitute instructor for Ron Eckert

1988

  • Serigraph demonstration, Emily Carr College of Art and Design

1977

  • Fundamental Drawing FA 111, 112, Fundamental Painting FA 121, 122 credit courses, Fraser Valley College, Abbotsford

1976

  • Fundamental drawing FA 111, Fundamental painting FA 121, credit course, Fraser Valley College, Chilliwack

1975

  • Guest lecture on drawing, Emily Carr College of Art and Design
  • Guest lecture on drawing, Fraser Valley College, Agassiz campus

1972

  • Painting class, Federation of Canadian Artists, Port Alberni, B.C.
  • Life drawing & Anatomy, Chilliwack School Board night school, Chilliwack, B.C.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Visions of Our Vanishing Heritage, Portfolio project sponsored by the Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C., produced by New Leaf Press, Vancouver, B.C. 1992
  • Carmanah Artistic Visions of an Ancient Rainforest, Published by the Western Canada Wilderness Committee, produced by Summer Wild, 1989

REVIEWS, ARTICLES, CATALOGUES

  • Hidden Harmonies catalogue, Laura Schneider Curator, 2016
  • The Chilliwack Times, Paul J. Henderson, March 6, 2014
  • Collections at 50 catalogue, Legacy art Gallery, Martin Segger & Caroline Riedel, 2012
  • Preview, Sept – Oct 2006  Good Dog show editorial, Mia Johnson
  • Galleries West Exhibition Reviews, Beverly Cramp, Sept. 14, 2006
  • Agassiz Harrison Observer, James Baxter, March 12, 2002
  • Chilliwack Times, Melissa Shaw, October 16, 2001
  • Artichoke, Writings About Visual Arts, Summer 2001, Vol. 13, No.2, Show card, p 45
  • The Chilliwack Progress, Sandra Thomas, May 7, 1999
  • The Chilliwack Times, Sabrina Draper, April 10, 1993, p.10
  • The Vancouver Sun, Ann Rosenberg, January 9, 1993, p. C8
  • The Agassiz Advance, Sharon Neal (Williams), August 24, 1978
  • The Vancouver Sun, David Watmough, July 7, 1966, p. 32