Caitlin ffrench

(b. 1984, Canada)

caitlinffrench@gmail.com | caitlinffrench.com | 604.401.3425


 

Education

University of British Columbia Okanagan, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2007

Kootenay School of the Arts, Textile Program 2004/05


 

Exhibitions

2017

Project Instant, Telus World of Science, Vancouver BC

July Resident, Radical Spirits Photo Residency, Vancouver BC

 

2016

Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver BC

Project Instant, Telus World of Science, Vancouver BC

Witches’ Night, The Fall Gallery, Vancouver BC

Music In The Park (North Vancouver Arts Council), North Vancouver BC

Ecoprint Installation, Woolithfair, Vancouver BC

Spring, Collective Howl, Vancouver BC

 

2015

Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver BC

Gather, Kokopelli, Vancouver BC

Project Instant, Telus World of Science, Vancouver BC

Vanarchy, Group Performance, Vancouver BC

Yule Solstice, Collective Howl, Vancouver BC

 

2014

Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver BC

 

2013

Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver BC

Fearsome Witch With Iron Teeth, Kokopelli, Vancouver BC

Cultivate, Roundhouse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

 

2012

Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver BC

 

2011

Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver BC

 

2010

Together, Soho Billiards, Vancouver BC

 

2008

Art On The Line, UBC-O, Kelowna BC

Cave Cave Dues Videt, Blackwater Cafe, Vancouver BC

 

2007

Duotone Festival, Kelowna BC

23/7, Graduating Exhibition UBC-O, Kelowna BC

Graduation Show, Alternator Centre For Contemporary Art, Kelowna BC

Wearable Art Gala, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna BC

Art On The Line, UBC-O, Kelowna BC

 

2006

Duotone Festival, Kelowna BC

Wearable Art Gala, Alternator Centre For Contemporary Art, Kelowna BC

Art On The Line, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna BC

These Things, Bean scene, Kelowna BC

 

2005

Art On The Line, UBC-O, Kelowna BC

 

2004

Held, Refrigerator Gallery, Nelson BC

Twist, Cafe Latte Gallery, Lake Country BC

Wearable Art Gala, Alternator Centre For Contemporary Art, Kelowna BC

 

2003

Art On The Line, UBC-O, Kelowna BC

 

2002

Art On The Line, UBC-O, Kelowna BC


 

Publications

2016

Caitlin ffrench, The Darkness Fell, These Secrets Press

Wildcrafting From Within Your Landbase, Stranded Magazine,  Mild Weather Issue

 

2015

The Ephemeral Nature of Film, Pompom Quarterly, Autumn 2015

 

2014

Caitlin ffrench, Dark Woods, These Secrets Press

Growing Fibre, Knitscene (Interweave Press), Summer 2014

Flax to Linen, Pompom Quarterly, Spring 2014

 

2013

Solar Dye Techniques, Knitscene (Interweave Press), Summer 2013

Tattoos and Textiles, Pompom Quarterly, Summer 2013


 

Selected Teaching

2016

Printing with Dust, International Fungi and Fibre Symposium, Sunshine Coast BC

Week Long Session- Advanced Drawing, Brock University, Saint Catherines ON

Wildcrafting from Within Your Landbase, Fibrations, Victoria BC

Natural Pigments, North Vancouver Arts Council, North Vancouver BC

 

2015

Shifting Colour, Maker Faire, Vancouver BC

 

2014

Ecoprinting, Sunshine Coast Fibreshed, Gibsons BC


 

Lectures

2016

Artist’s Lecture, Brock University, Saint Catherines ON

Personal History, Vancouver Knitter’s Guild, Vancouver BC

 

2014

Icelandic Textile Traditions, Sunshine Coast Weaver’s Guild, Sechelt BC

 

2013

Flax to Linen, Maker Faire, Vancouver BC

 

2012

Artist’s Lecture, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna BC

 

2010

Artist’s Lecture, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna BC

 

2007

Panel Discussion- Selling Venus, Alternator Centre For Contemporary Art, Kelowna BC

 

Residencies

2013

Summer Installation, Means of Production, Vancouver BC

 

Awards and Grants

2016

Walker Cultural Leader Series 2016/17

2013

Neighbourhood Matching Fund (Flax to Linen Project)

 

Collections

Private Collection, Reykjavik Iceland

Private Collection, Rotterdam Netherlands

Private Collection, Vancouver BC

Private Collection, Kelowna BC

Private Collection, Winnipeg MB