Instructor in Art + Design

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Edith Krause is a printmaker, currently living in Langley, British Columbia. She began her art studies at Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design and recently completed her MFA at the University of Alberta. Previously, she studied and worked in the fields of marine biology and aquatic ecology at the University of British Columbia and earned a Masters of Science degree in zoology. Her interest in biology has been a major influence on the subject matter of her artwork and her current art practice consists of an interdisciplinary exploration of ecosystems, employing scientific methodology to collect images and data, and art to express her findings.

Research & Scholarship

Edith's interest in biology has been a major influence on the subject matter of her artwork and her current art practice consists of an interdisciplinary exploration of ecosystems, employing scientific methodology to collect images and data, and art to express her findings.  She is also exploring the role of artist as activist in engaging the public in meaningful dialogue on critical issues.

Education

  • MFA (University of Alberta)
  • MSc (University of British Columbia)
  • BFA (Emily Carr University of Art and Design)
  • BSc (University of British Columbia)

Awards & Honors

Exhibitions

Solo and two-person exhibits

  • Solo and two-person exhibits:
  • Esse est Percipi, at the Fort Gallery, Fort Langley, B.C., 2015
  • Disposable, at the Fort Gallery, Fort Langley, B.C., 2014
  • Lament of the Butterflies, Campbell River Art Gallery, Campbell River, B.C., 2014
  • [a]drift, Beaty Biodiversity Museum, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2013

Juried group exhibits:

  • BIMPE VIII, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, 2014
  • in.print.out, International Print Triennial, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, 2013
  • Graphically Extended, International Print Triennial, Horst-Janssen-Museum, Oldenburg, Germany, 2013
  • 
interfaces–Istanbul,
 International Print Triennial Kraków ,Tophane-i Amire Culture & Art Center, Istanbul , 2013

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Malaspina Printmakers Society
  • Fort Gallery artist collective

Expertise

Printmaking, Drawing, Fundamentals of Design, and Critical Issues in the Arts

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Art & Design
  • Printmaking
  • Integration Forum for the Visual Arts
  • Critical Issues in the Arts (team taught)
  • Directs and curates the President's Gallery in Reimer Student Centre