Louise O. Jarvis
   
    Education     Bachelor of Arts, University of Guelph: Honours English/Fine Art   Graduated1969           
                           Bachelor of Education, Ontario College of Education                     Graduated 1972
                           Visual Arts I; Ontario Ministry of Education                                     summer, 1988


    Professional Workshops
        Lapidary Workshop; instructor: David McAleese    1997
        Precious Metal Clay; instructor: Don Stuart    1997
        Stone-setting ; instructor : Ken Vickerson    1996                
        Hydraulic Press; instructor : Susan Kingsley    1995
        Hydraulic Press; instructor: Susan Wakefield    1995
        Marriage of Metals; instructor : Sandra Noble Goss    1995
        Making Masonite Dies; instructor : Lois Betteridge    1995
        "Jewellery for Survival"; instructor: Thomas Mann; SNAG conference, New Orleans, 1995
        “To Market, To Market”; Harbourfront, Toronto    1994
        Portfolio Seminar; instructor : Carol Ann Casselman    1994
        Photography ; instructor : Wilhelm Nassau    1994
        Basic Stone Setting and Jewellery Repair :  Gemmological Institute of America.    1992
        Raising; instructor : Lois Betteridge    1989
        Photography; instructor : Jeremy Jones    1989
        Forging; instructor : Aggie Beynon    1988-89
        Jewellery Fabrication; instructors : Sandra and Andrew Goss    1978
        Silversmithing 1 & 2; Mohawk College, Hamilton Ontario; instructor : Beth Alber    1976

   
    Professional Activities
        Hornby Artists Run Gallery, Co-Chair  2006/07
        Hornby Festival, Board Member     2004   
        Hornby Artists Run Gallery, Board Member     2001
        President, Metal Arts Guild of Ontario    1995-96
        Craft Juror, Summerfolk Folk Festival, Owen Sound    1996
        Nominated for  Waterloo Regional Arts Council Award    1996       
        Kitchener Artists’ Tour Committee    1994
        Vice-President, Metal Arts Guild    1994
        Featured Guest on The Betty Thompson Show    1985 & 86

   Professional Experience
        Jewellery & Silversmithing Instructor    1985-96
        Suzuki Piano Teacher    1984-92
        The Book Gallery Plus, Owner ; Waterloo    1982-84
        English teacher; Bishop Ryan High School, Hamilton    1972-75
   
   Professional  Commissions
        Hornby Festival logo jewellery    2005
        Wilfred Laurier Music Therapy Graduating Class Rings    1996                             
        Retirement Pendants, Wilfred Laurier University    1996
        Extend-A-Family, Kitchener : Volunteer Appreciation Pins    1996
        Walter Fedy Partnership : 25 Year Pin    1993
        University of Waterloo : Athena Award    1986-89
               

    Selected Exhibitions
        For Love of Water, Solo Exhibition Harbinger Gallery       2008
        Illumination, Arbutus Arts, Hornby Island    2002
        Las Tres Mujeres, Hornby Island    2000
        The Magic of Christmas, Harbinger Gallery    2000
        Wedding Jewellery, Group Show, Harbinger Gallery    1997
        Group Ring Show, Harbinger Gallery    1996
        Solo Exhibition , Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo    1996
        Muskoka Arts Festival, Bracebridge    1994,1995
        Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition    1993,1995           
        Kitchener Artists’ Studio Tour    1994
        Valentine’s Day Group Show, Harbinger Gallery    1994
        Fair November, University of Guelph    1988-92           
        “Boehmer’s Calendar Artists”, Group Show    1990
        London Home County Fair    1987-92
        Grimsby Artsfest    1986
        Walkerton Heritage Fair     1984-88   
        “Anticipating Christmas”, Durham Art Gallery    1982-86
        Festival of Friends, Hamilton    1981
         Summerfolk,  Owen Sound    1978-79           
        “Bentinck Bazaar”, Bentinck County    1977-81  (where it all began)