Jillian Evin
paintings and drawings

J Luc - CV


Curriculum Vitae


Educational Background:

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design: 2009


Professional Development:

2013: Artistic Director at VISAC Gallery (Trail, BC)

2012-present: Working as a professional artist and instructor

2012-present: Branding and marketing my own small business as an artist

2011: Certified in Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and Dreamweaver)

2009: Collaborated with “The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret” (Vancouver, BC)

2007: Worked as a sign and mural painter (Castlegar, BC)

2003: Volunteered at Kootenay Gallery (Castlegar)



 Spring 2012: Intermediate Acrylic Painting- The Oxygen Centre, Nelson BC

 2009-present: ESL Instructor-Tamwood International College, Vancouver, BC



2013: CKCA Program 1 grant for 'Somatic Visions"



2009: Cover Illustration, Later Poems and New Villanelles by Susie Francis Harrison

2009: NSCAD University Graduation Catalogue



2009: Jan 21: Artist’s noon talk to accompany ‘Connection’ showing.


Solo Exhibitions

  • 2013: Castlegar Artwalk (RHC Insurance) BC
  • 2013: Nelson Artwalk BC
  • 2009: Jan 19-24 Solo Exhibition: ‘Connection’ at Anna Leonowens Gallery, N
  • 2009: Exhibition of paintings at Seeds Gallery, NS
  • 2009: Exhibition of paintings at Fenwick Tower, NS
  • 2008: Castlegar Artwalk, BC
  • 2008: Exhibiton of drawings at the Khyber, NS


Selected Group Exhibitions

  • May 2016: Piece of Mind - VPL Moat Gallery
  • December 2012:  Seasonal Treasures- The Craft Connection
  • December 2012: Christmas at the Gallery- The Kootenay Gallery
  • 2012: January: Collaborated with the dusty Flowerpot Cabaret’s “Hard Times Hit Parade” Vancouver, BC.
  • 2011 September-October: Collaborated with the dusty Flowerpot Cabaret’s

     “SurrealEstate Tour” at the Cultch. Vancouver, BC

  • 2009  Illustrated a video for “The Psalmist Project” in collaboration with the Doukhobor Discovery Centre. Castlegar, BC
  • 2009: May: Exhibited as part of NSCAD’s Grad show Exhibition, Halifax, NS


Professional Associations:

  • 2013: Federation of Canadian Artists, Active member


Mural Projects:

  • 2012: Peak Physique 
  • 2003: Common Grounds Coffee 
  • 2004: Stanley Humphries Secondary (outdoor) 
  • 2004: Stanley Humphries Secondary (indoor)



  • 2012: Poster work for Rizze Yoga
  • 2007: Painted sign for Secret Creek, an independent business in Trail
  • 2007: Painted signs for Gold Fever Follies, a Rossland-based musical theatre group


Craft Fairs:

  • December, 2013: Kootenay Artisan’s Fair
  • December, 2012: Kootenay Artisan’s Fair
  • December 2012: Castlegar Christmas Craft Fair
  • November 2012: Christmas in the Valley (Slocan)
  • November 2012: Trail Market Fair
  • November 2012: Kootenay-Columbia Christmas Craft Faire
  • September 2012: Pass Creek Fall Fair



Various Private collections in:



Castlegar BC

Victoria BC

Halifax NS

Vancouver BC

St. John's NL





San Fransisco



Bergen Op Zoom, The Netherlands

St. Petersberg, Russia