Shelley Ouellet has exhibited her work across Canada and the UK. Her work is represented in public and private collections including the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the Canada Council Art Bank.
Her work has also been featured in recent publications, “Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West”, University of Calgary Press, 2018 and “The Good Lands/Un territoire à partager”, Figure 1 Publishing, 2017. Until 2018, Ouellet has been based in Calgary where she taught at the Alberta College of Art and Design in media arts, sculpture and the professional development programs. She has worked at the Banff Centre, was Director of Stride Gallery and has served on numerous boards in Calgary’s cultural community. Ouellet has moved to Montreal to research in the Fibres and Material Practices program at Concordia University.
2006 – 2018 Instructor, Sculpture, Drawing and Critical + Creative Studies, Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD), Calgary, AB
2015 – present President (2017) and Board Member, Stride Art Gallery Association, Calgary, AB
2010 – 2011 EManimentuer, Artist project mentor, EMMEDIA, Calgary, AB
2007 – 2011 Board Member, Second Story Arts Society, Truck Gallery, Calgary, AB
2008 Guest Curator, Student Exhibition, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB
2006 – 2008 Director, Carpet ‘N Toast Gallery, Calgary, AB
2005 – 2007 Webmaster, www.OnEdge.tv, onEdge Productions, Vancouver, BC
2006 Exhibition assistant, OnEdge.tv, Ciao da Vancouver, Velan Gallery, Torino, Italy
2005 Intern, British Arts Council, Selected Memories, representing Scotland at the 51st Venice Bienniale, Venice, Italy
2004 Co-Director, Visual Arts, Artcity 2004 Festival of Visual Arts, Architecture and Design
2000 – 2004 Instructor, Media Arts & Digital Technology/Liberal Studies, ACAD, Calgary, AB
2000 – 2004 Board Member, Calgary Allied Arts Foundation, Calgary, AB
1997 – 2005 Treasurer, Stride Art Gallery Association, Calgary, AB
1991 – 1995 Director, Stride Gallery, The Stride Art Gallery Association, Calgary, AB