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Curriculum Vitae
Alison Service
Phone: (780) 906-8500

Twitter: ServiceAlison


University of Alberta, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction 2007

University of Alberta, Study Abroad Program, Painting In Italy, 2006



"Found Flock", University of Alberta Museums Enterprise Square Galleries (solo show), Edmonton AB, June 11-AUgust 1 2015

"Found Flock", The Works International Art and Design Festival, Edmonton AB, Sight:9, June 19th - July 1st

"Winter Birds of Found Flock", Winter Cities Shake-Up,Shaw Conference Center (solo show),  Edmonton AB, January 2015

"Mark The Valley", CARFAC Traveling exhibition (group show), Juried, Calgary and Edmonton AB, Sept- Dec 2014

"RAW", Starlight Room (group show) ,  Edmonton AB May 2014

"Found Flock", Green City Windows Project, Etzio (group show), Juried , Edmonton AB, March 2014

"Memories in Light", Naess Gallery (Solo Show), Edmonton AB, February 2014

"What is Art", Art Gallery of Alberta-Education Gallery (group Show), Edmonton AB 2013

"Art From the Unknown", Edmonton Cosmopolitan Music Society (group show), Edmonton AB 2012

"Alive With Culture", Mac Island Gallery(solo show), Fort Murray AB, June 2012

"Kara Loop and Friends", Unit B Studios(group show), Edmonton AB 2011

"Creativity", Art Gallery of Alberta Education Gallery (group show), Edmonton AB 2011

"The Taste of Elsewhere", Sofra (group show), Edmonton AB, June 2008

"Amalgam", FAB Gallery(group show) ( (BFA), Edmonton AB 2007

"Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana Authors’ Follow-up Workshop", TELUS Centre (solo show), (fundraiser) Edmonton AB, Nov 2007

Painting in Italy, FAB Gallery (study Abroad exhibition), Edmonton AB June 2006


Public Commissions


Wood Buffalo Alive with Culture, Fort McMurray AB, Mural Project, Lead Artist and Guest Speaker, 2012

Father Leo Green School, Edmonton AB, Mural Artist 2010

Vico Eqense Italy, Hotel Orient, Mural Artist 2006



"Ten Things to do", Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes and public art: Ten things to do in Edmonton this week, Edmonton Journal, July 30 2015

Courtney Theriault, City TV, "Dinner TV", (interview), July 18 2015

Where Magazine, The Where Bulletin, “Edmonton’s Travel Planner, Where Insider, Hot Art”, July 2015

Melenka, Dez, CTV News "On Your Street" (1.59 min interview) January 2015

Kent, Gordon, Edmonton Journal, "Bird Sculptures from Unwanted material take flight" (image and interview, front page), January 2015

Vaage, Lesley, "Winter Cities program, 4. Found Flock" January 2015

Lamb, Adrinne, CBC tv, "Our Edmonton" (3.16 min  interview), January 2015

Johnson, Doug, Edmonton Examiner, "Local Artist Birds for Trash", (article and image), November 19 2014

Horton, Kristen, "Twenty:20 Art Walk," YEG Living Dancing,( article and image), July 13 2014

Dubois, Stephanine, "Old Strathcona Shops to show art form Green Windows City Project" Metro, (artical), April 4 2014

Lucas, John, The Gazette, (image and mention), July 12 2013

Richardson, "Skilled Citizens" Amanda, Fort McMurray Today, Front Page, June 4 2012

Fung, Amy, "New Works" Vue Weekly, (image and review) June 18 2008

Amalgam, Exhibition Catalogue, (BFA) 2007

"Phase III Rehabilitation Children and War: Impact, Protection, and, Rehabilitation", (image and mention),    

          published hard copy and on line,

          media/ois/Documents/ChildrenandWarImpactProtectionandRehabilitionReport.pdf 2007



Public Collections

United Nations PKO and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

City of Fort MucMurry Alberta

Print Study Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB


Awards & Grants


Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant, 2014

Make Something Edmonton Project Grant, 2014

Professional  Experience

Art Educator and Instructor/Lead Instructor Art Express, Art Gallery of Albertan, Edmonton AB 2007 - current

Privet Art Instructor 2010 - current

Project Director, Art Thursdays Bambi Day Care, Edmonton AB 2011-2013

Visual Arts Student Association, Treasurer, Volunteer, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB 2007

Charitable Donations

Cause for Paws 2013

Cause for Pause 2011

Phase III Rehabilitation Children and War: Impact, protection, and rehabilitation 2007

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