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Chantelle Trainor-Matties                                                                                        

Frettchan Studios

✉︎ frettchanstudios@gmail.com 
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Education:

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

In the Studio:

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

Medium and Program Experience:

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

Group Exhibitions:

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, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

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

Conventions, Showcases and Markets:

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

Notable Experience:

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

Private Commissions and Collections:

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

Workshops: 

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

Related Work Experience: 

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

Public Art:

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

Achievements &  Awards:

2020  Nominated for an 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

Keynote Speaker:

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

Press Coverage

Available in depth here

Catalogues:

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

Publicity:

2020    Student Feature, UFV New Student Orientation/Discover Your UFV, Unversity of the Fraser Valley, School of Creative Arts, Abbotsord, British Columbia

2019     Artist Q&A: Chantelle Trainor-Matties, Aimee Fauteux, College of Arts (blogs.ufv.ca), University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019    Empathy in Action: 2020 Student Leadership Symposium, Collage of Arts, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019   When a Frog is More Than a Frog, Aleesha Switzer, The Cascade, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019    Student Life and SUS Agree to Collaborate on Orientation Programming for Incoming Students,  Jessica Barclay, The Cascade, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019     NSO Embraces New Format, Welcomes Students with Invocation, and Adds New Name, Anne Russell, UFV Today, University of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia

2019    University of the Fraser Valley: New Student Orientation Embraces New Format, Welcomes Students with Invocation, and Adds New Name, UFV Press Release,  Education News Canada, Quebec

2019    UFV Student’s Pink Shirt Day Design Says We All “Otter” Show a Little Kindness, Greg Laychak, Article first published in UFV Today, and also found in the Agassiz-Harrison Observer, the Chilliwack Progress,  NationTalk, the BC Local News, the Hope Standard and the Institutional Accountability Report and Plan 2018/19 Reporting Cycle

2019    Indigenous Touch to Pink Shirt Day design by University of the Fraser Valley Student, Greg Laychak, The Chilliwack Progress and Abby News, British Columbia

2019    Recreation and Culture: First Quarter Report, The City of Chilliwack, Chilliwack, British Columbia

2018    Seascape and Salmon Run Showcase Local Artistic Talents, Jessica Barclay, The Cascade, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

Interviews Radio/Video:

2020  Artist Interview with Fanny Anzai, youtube.com/fannanzai, Abbotsford, British Columbia

2019   Interview for Nations Creations 2019 Pink Shirt Design, The Drive 92.5, Chilliwack, British Columbia

✩ References available upon request