Chantelle Trainor-Matties                                                                                        

Frettchan Studios

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2009 Dogwood, Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School, Abbotsford, British Columbia

Honor Student

2020 Diploma in Visual Arts, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

Graduating with Outstanding Achievement, Deans List

Freelance Artist and Owner of FrettchanStudios(.ca) Abbotsford, British Columbia

Primarily a Painter, Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Personal Work, Sales, Private Commissions and Contract Work

Proficient with Adobe Photoshop and CorelDraw with experience in Adobe Lightroom

Proficient with acrylic paints and experience with oil and watercolor

Experience in mural painting and installation

Experience in photography (digital and analogue), photo editing and photo-manipulation

Experience in sculpture with a variety of mixed media and skeletal articulation

Experience in traditional print making practices

2020 Perception, Digital Exhibition, Abbotsford Arts Council in partnership with TedxAbbotsford, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020 Dis(place)ment: Explorations of Place, Past, Present and Future, Skwachay’s Lodge & Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

2020 Anonymous Art Show, Digital Exhibition, Kariton Art Gallery,  Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020  Animal, Gallery Ring, Online Juried Art Exhibition

2020  Landscape and Still Life, Gallery Ring, Online Juried Art Exhibition

2020 Provocation, Foyer Gallery, Squamish Public Library, Squamish, British Columbia

2020 Women in Art, Kariton Art Gallery, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020 Winter Scenes, Langley Arts Council, Timms Community Center, Langley, British Columbia

2019  Creative Showcase, Evered Hall, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019  Illuminations, ­S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019 [Re]Imagine, TedxAbbotsford in partnership with The Abbotsford Arts Council, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2018  Remains, S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020 Entrepreneur Alley, Tasty Peach Studios, Online

2020 Artist Alley, Fan Expo Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia

2019  Featured Artist with Nations Creations, Christmas Craft Fair, Chilliwack, British Columbia

2019  Vancity Uncovered Arts and Music Gala 2nd Edition ­Vancouver, British Columbia

2020 Painting published in a deck of collector/educational cards, Art Bird Card Project, A collaboration between 36 artists, Metchosin Foundation, Rocky Point Bird Observatory and Metchosin ArtPod, Victoria, British Columbia

2019-2020  Poster Design for various exhibits and showcases, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019 – 2020  Indigenous Artist with Nations Creations, Chilliwack, British Columbia

2019  Painting+Digitized, 2020 Leadership Symposium, School of Creative Arts at the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019  Graphic Designer + Logo Design, Student Life Association, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019  Logo Design, Revolution Consulting, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019  Logo Design, English Students Association, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2016  Contract Artist, Ferrets and Friends LLC, Washington, DC, United States

2016  Logo Design, Dancing Ferret Crafts, Duluth, Minnesota

2015  Logo Design, Dooks and Spoons, New York, United States

2015 Merchandise Design, Dream Weezles, United Kingdom

2015-2019 Designing and Selling through Society6.com

2020 Graphic Design, Team Toews Cleaning Co, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020  Painting, Private Residence, Langley, British Columbia

2020  Painting, Private Residence, Langley British Columbia

2019   Painting, Private Residence, Surrey, British Columbia

2019   Painting, Private Residence, Surrey, British Columbia

2018  Painting, Private Residence, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2018  Painting, Gifted to Private Residence

2018  Illustration, Gifted to Private Residence, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2017  Logo Design, Private Residence, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2016 / 2017  Digital Illustrations, Private Residence, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2016  Digital Illustration, Private Residence, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2016  Digital Illustration, Private Residence

2016  Digital Illustration, Private Residence, Chilliwack, British Columbia

2015  Tattoo Illustration, Gifted to Private Residence, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2015  Digital Illustration, Private Residence, Brazil

2015  Digital Illustration, Private Residence

2015  Digital Illustration, Gifted to Private Residence, Ontario

2015  Digital Illustration, Gifted to Private Residence

2015-2016  Digital Illustrations, Private Residence, Mission, British Columbia

2015  Digital Mini-Pet Illustrations, Multiple Commissioners, World Wide

2014-2015  Digital “Ferret Adoptables”, Multiple Commissioners, World Wide

2014  Digital Illustration, Private Residence, New York, United States

2014  Digital Illustration, Private Residence

2014  Digital Illustration, Private Residence, United Kingdom

2014  Digital Illustration, Private Residence/Rocket Bake Shop, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2011 – 2014  Boat Flag Design, Private Residence, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2015 / 2015 / 2017   Wedding Coloring Books, Gifted to Private Residences, Abbotsford British Columbia

2020 Online Artist Skill Share, Abbotsford Arts Council, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019  Work Study: Painting and Drawing Assistant, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019 – Present  Draped Figure Model, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020 Featured Artist in Vedder River Art Walk, (installment to come), Chilliwack, British Columbia

2020 Mural Assistant for Carrielynn Victor, Chilliwack Mural Festival, Chilliwack, British Columbia

2020 Vinyl Mural, Hunter, Chilliwack Mural Festival, Chilliwack, British Columbia

2020 Collaborative Mural with Lead artist Sean Karemaker, Dona Park, Natalie Scott and Jay Rettich, A Breeze Through the Seas and Trees, Bob Bos Alley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2018  Collaborative Salmon Run Mural with Cobi Renee, Alexandra Johnson, Austin Kwidzinski, Erin Caskey, Kayla Diguistini, Aman Bisla, Simrun Samra, Fred Jackson and Professor Christopher Friesen, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020  Letter of congratulations for Arty Award win from Dr. Joanne MacLean, President of the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020  Nominated for and winner of Arty Award in Media Arts, Abbotsford Arts Council, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020  Finalist (3 works),  Animal, Gallery Ring, Online Juried Art Exhibition

2020 Outstanding Achievement, Visual Arts Diploma, University of the Fraser Valley and School of Creative Arts

2020  Finalist (3 works), Landscape and Still Life, Gallery Ring, Online Juried Art Exhibition

2019  Designed the official symbol for the New Student Orientation, Student Life Association, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019  Design chosen for Pink Shirt Day and sold across Canada, Nations Creations, Chilliwack, British Columbia

2009  Art 12 Top Student, Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2007  Art 10 Top Student, Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2020 Arts Connect Us, Artsykers 2020 Fall Online Event, Hosted on Zoom, Vancouver, British Columbia

2020  Tl’etl’axel: New Student Orientation, Winter and Online Fall Semester, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019  Tl’etl’axel: New Student Orientation, Fall Semester, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019   Nations Creations Buyers Guide: Spring – Summer 2019, Nations Creations, Chilliwack, British Columbia

2020 Treat Yourself Digital Zine: Issue No. 1 Southeast Asia, Page 3, Brunei: Calak Papan, Luci Seaux, Independent Publisher,

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