Randie Jennifer Feil
Mezzotint Printmaker and Artist

I'm fascinated by how reality may be defined by multiple, diverse, yet simultaneous perceptions of the world.  My work is about how we interpret the world, and our place in it, through varied means:  science, myth, art, language.   

                                                                         

Education

1990     Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts (major in printmaking), University of Victoria

1982     Studies in watercolour and sumi-e (Japanese painting) at the Okanagan Summer School of the Arts, Penticton, B.C.

 

Teaching Experience

Have taught mezzotint at workshops for Ground Zero Printmakers and the Pandora Arts Collective, and have shown and demonstrated the technique at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's Moss Street Paint-In.

 

Exhibitions 

2022      BIMPE XI, exhibition location TBA, Vancouver, BC  (upcoming)

              TOMPE 2022 (The Ontario Miniature Print Exhibition), Satellite Project Space, London, Ontario (upcoming)

              Lasting Impressions, A/P Main Gallery (Alberta Printmakers), Calgary, Alberta (upcoming)

              Open Print Exchange, 5/R Hall & Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

              International Mezzotint Society Exchange Exhibition:  Selected Work (from the private collection of Nancy Dahlstrom).  Curated by Jenine Culligan,  Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia, USA

              20 Years of Mezzotint: International Mezzotint Society and International Exchanges from the Collection of IMS Director Jayne Reid Jackson, Southern Graphics Conference International 2022, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

              The Dream, curated by Jayne Reid Jackson and Devon Stackonis, Spazio SV - Centro expositivo San Vidal, Venice, Italy

2021      Victoria Print Society, Mile Zero Coffee Company, Victoria, BC

2020      Curiosity Cabinet: A Collection of Small Works, Slide Room Gallery, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria

              Latitude 48, Openbach Gallery, Paris, France

              Until...(Vol. 1).  Curated by Leah McInnis,  Victoria Arts Council (online)

2019      Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Washington

              20th LOOK Show, Victoria Arts Council, Victoria

2018     19th Annual LOOK Show, Victoria Arts Council, Bay Centre, Victoria

              BIAM/MIAB, Biennale Internationale d'Art Miniature de Ville-Marie, Quebec

              Integrate Arts Festival, Ground Zero Printmakers Studio (participating arts venu), Victoria

2017     Take Your Bearings (Ground Zero Printmakers), Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria

2016     Lilliputian, Artworks Gallery, Bear River, Nova Scotia

              LOOK 2016, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria 

              Leftovers VI, Wingtip Press, Boise, Idaho, USA

2015     LOOK 2015, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Bay Centre, Victoria

              Me, Myself, & I  (Ground Zero Printmakers), Arts Centre at Cedar Hill, Victoria

              Not-So-Mini Print Exchange and Exhibition, Alberta Printmakers, Calgary

2014     BIMPE VIII, New Leaf Editions, Vancouver

              LOOK 2014, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria

              34th Mini Print International of Cadaques, Spain

2013     LOOK 2013, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Bay Centre, Victoria

              International Mezzotint Society, Academy of Classical Painting, University of Educons, Sremska Kamenica, Serbia

              Victoria Steam Expo IV, Victoria Event Centre, Victoria (featured artist)

2012     LOOK 2012, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Bay Centre, Victoria 

              Victoria Steam Expo III,  Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria

              Curiosities, The Hive Artists' Hub, Medicine Hat, Alberta

              BIMPE VII, New Leaf Creative Solutions, Vancouver

              Leftovers III, Rueff Galleries, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana

2011     LOOK 2011, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Bay Centre, Victoria

              International Mezzotint Society (exchange exhibition), Adirondack Visual Art Gallery, State University of New York, Queensbury, New York

             Victoria Steam Expo II, Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria

             Moss Street Paint-In (exhibit and demonstration of mezzotint), Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

2010    Ninth Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria  

             BIMPE VI, New Leaf Editions, Vancouver

             A4 Printmakers International Open Competition, Falmouth, Cornwall, England

             BAM!/!BAM (International Biennial Art Miniature 2010), Ville-Marie, Quebec

             LOOK 2010, Bay Centre, Victoria

   9th International Print Exhibition and Exchange Celebrating the Year  of the Tiger, PROOF Studio Gallery, Toronto

2009    SSNW/NSSW Print Exchange, Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery, Port Pirie, Australia

             Hot Off the Press, Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver          

             Second International Prints for Peace, Monterrey, Mexico

             Eighth Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria          

             Mix and Match (solo show), Daidoco, Victoria

             LOOK 2009, Bay Centre, Victoria

2008    Winter Print Festival, Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver

             Kyoto Glimpses (solo show), Daidoco, Victoria

             RPM: the Lost Art of the LP Cover, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria

             LOOK 2008, Bay Centre, Victoria

2007    Design Festa 26 (exhibit and demonstration), Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

             Seventh British Columbia Paleontological Symposium, Courtenay, B.C.

             Trilobites! (solo show),  Daidoco, Victoria

             LOOK 2007, Bay Centre, Victoria

2006    Trilobites and Variations (solo show), Daidoco, Victoria

2004    Sidney Fine Arts (juried), Sidney, B.C.

             Sooke Fine Arts (juried), Sooke, B.C.

2003    Fifth British Columbia Paleontological Symposium, Nanaimo, B.C.

1999    Gifted, Rogue Art Gallery, Victoria

1996    Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition of the Fairbank Calligraphy Society

                  McPherson Library Gallery, University of Victoria

1990     Abounding Treasures Outside the Ring (graduating exhibition), University of Victoria

1984     Kamloops Heat, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.

 

Group Affiliations

International Mezzotint Society

PRINT Victoria Society of Print Artists

Ground Zero Printmakers Society

Fairbank Calligraphy Society

Victoria Arts Council

 

Collections

Represented in private and public collections, including in Japan, Scotland, Iceland, England, Bulgaria, Australia, Ireland, the US, and Canada.