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Tom Hjorleifson

Resume/CV

Bronze Artist


Tom Hjorleifson - Sculptor

1007 Olympic Drive, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2N8

Phone: (403) 678-5867

Mobile: (403) 678-1191

Email: tom.hjorleifson@gmail.com

www.tomhjorleifson.com


COMMISSIONED PROJECTS

Moose Hotel & Suites

Bull Moose (life size)  - Installation completed July 2016. Limited Edition of four.

Female Moose (life size head) - Installation completed July 2016. Limited Edition of four.


City of Fort Saskatchewan

“Big Piece of the Puzzle” Tradesman - Monument (1.25 Life-size) Exterior Public Art Installation

22’ tall x 60” wide x 32” deep (sculpture only)

The artist retained the right to produce a limited edition of three.

Completed July 2015


Shell Canada Ltd.

“Big Piece of the Puzzle” Ode to Tradesmen

63” tall x 17” wide x 17” deep

Created for the Art Refined - Turnaround Project - Artists were selected through a Juried process.

Art Refined Exhibition at the Art Gallery of Alberta – December 2013

The artist retained the right to produce a limited edition of twelve.


Canmore and Area Health Care Foundation

“Vigilance” Grizzly with Cubs

24” tall x 20” wide x 14.5 deep. Limited Edition of twelve.

“Three Little Bears” Grizzly Cubs

13.5” tall x 16.5” wide x 13” deep. Limited Edition of twelve.

Commissioned by the Canmore and Area Health Care Foundation for a fundraising project.

Completed June 2013


Buckley Residence Commission

“Aspire” Life size Bald Eagle – Bronze on a custom plinth

Eagle: 44” tall x 65” wide x 37” deep

Commissioned by Kelley Buckley April 2012. Completed and Installed September 03, 2012.

This work was created as a unique piece with a custom plinth created to compliment the installation space.

The artist retained the right to produce a limited edition of twelve.                          


Dundee Developments Corporate Commission

“Knight” Steel Sculpture

12 ft. tall x 9 ft. long x 4 ft. deep

Commissioned for Dundee Developments

Completed November 2010 – installed October 2011

“Knight” is a stylized sculpture of a saluting knight created in steel,

Commissioned in 2010 by Michael J. Cowie, Vice President, Calgary Land at Dundee Developments.

Standing twelve feet tall, it marks the entrance to the Castle Keep Subdivision.


Carley Residence Project – 3 Part series - Commissioned by Cindy Carley

“Bubo” 2/3 Size Great Horned Owl in Bronze

27” high x 15” long x 15” deep. Limited Edition of ten.

Completed December 2006


“Wind Dancer” Life Size Raven in Bronze

82” high x 22” long x 22” deep. Limited Edition of ten.

Completed December 2006


“Sly” Life Size Red Fox in Bronze

12” high x 39” long x 14” deep. Limited Edition of ten.

Completed March 2007


CORPORATE and PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

West Coast Reduction Ltd., Vancouver, B.C.

The Moose Hotel & Suites, Banff, Alberta

City of Fort Saskatchewan, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Shell Canada Ltd., Scotford Refinery, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Austeville Properties Ltd., Vancouver, B.C.

Dundee Developments, Calgary, Alberta

The Fox Hotel & Suites, Banff, Alberta

Gold Hawk Industries - International Paper, Beijing, China

Kramer Contracting Ltd., Canmore, Alberta


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Artists Working in Community – Professional Development Course

The City of Calgary Public Art Program in partnership with The Arusha Centre

January 28, 2014 to April 08, 2014


Edmonton Arts Council

Public Art Professional Development Workshop #1, #2 & #3

September, October & November 2011

Calgary 2012

2012 Project Information Session

November 2011


Work Experience with Tony Bloom on “Fnfare” Installation 2011 – assisted with delivery and installation


Work Experience with Robert Spaith on “By the Banks of the Bow” 2011 – assisted with some of the sculpting


JURIED SHOWS

2013 Art Refined – Shell Canada Ltd. and the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

2012 Inspired Summer Spectacles – Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta

2012 Life is Wild - Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta

2010 Small Treasures Art Show& Sale – Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta

2009 Small Treasures Art Show & Sale – Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta

2005 Art on the Mountain

2005 C.A.A.G. - Off The Wall

1998 Canmore Artists and Artisans Guild – Second Annual Fine Art Exhibition

1992 Canmore Artists and Artisans Guild – Annual Juried Art Show                         


AWARDS

2013 Art Refined – Turnaround Project – Artists were selected through a Juried process to participate in this project.

     1st place  Overall

     1st place in the Craft Category – Illustrating the Craftsmanship of Trades People

2005 Art on the Mountain Juried Show Canmore

     1st place in 3 dimensional category

     

PUBLICATIONS

Wildlands Advocate the Alberta Wilderness Association Journal – April 2011. Vol. 19, No. 2

Featured Artist p 3, 15, 19 and 21

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies The Cairn - Fall. 2009 Winter. 2010

Spirit Soars p 11                                                                  

Magazinart – 22e ANNEE No 1 Automne/Fall 2009, no 85

International Bilingual Edition French/English

Formes, volume et espace: Tom Hjorleifson p 100,

Forms, Volume And Space: Tom Hjorleifson p 131                              


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 "Art Gallery Crawl" – two person  with Andrew Kiss – Avens Gallery, Canmore, Alberta

2016 Spruce Meadows – Masters Tournament – Equine Art Exhibit – Calgary, Alberta

2016 Artist Demonstration – The Avens Gallery – Canmore, Alberta

2015 Spruce Meadows – Masters Tournament – Equine Art Exhibit – Calgary, Alberta

2015 "In Public" – two person show with Deryk Houston – Avens Gallery, Canmore, Alberta

2015 Artist Demonstration – The Avens Gallery – Canmore, Alberta

2014 Artist Demonstration – The Avens Gallery – Canmore, Alberta

2014 Spruce Meadows – Masters Tournament – Equine Art Exhibit – Calgary, Alberta

2013 Artist Demonstration – The Avens Gallery – Canmore, Alberta

2013 Canmore Studio & Gallery Tour – Open Studio – Canmore, Alberta

2013 Spruce Meadows – Masters Tournament – Equine Art Exhibit – Calgary, Alberta

2013 Artist Demonstration – Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies – Banff, Alberta

2013 Artist Demonstration – Num-Ti-Jah Lodge – Lake Louise, Alberta

2013 Gateway to the Rockies – Artist Demonstration – Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies – Banff, Alberta

2013 on CAG – Group Exhibition – CAG Gallery - Elevation Place – Canmore, Alberta

2013 Nature’s Finest – Group Exhibition – Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery – Whistler, BC

2013 Art from the Heart – Group Exhibition – Canmore, Alberta

2012 CFR - Western Art Gallery – Edmonton, Alberta

2012 C.A.G. – Off the Wall – Group Exhibition – Canmore, Alberta

2012 Canmore Studio & Gallery Tour – Open Studio – Canmore, Alberta

2012 Spruce Meadows – Masters Tournament – Equine Art Exhibit – Calgary, Alberta

2012 Wild Horses – two person show with Michelle Grant – Avens Gallery, Canmore, Alberta

2011 C.A.A.G. - Off The Wall – Canmore, Alberta

2011 artTour – artsPeak -  Avens Gallery, Canmore, Alberta

2010 C.A.A.G. - Off The Wall – Canmore, Alberta                                   

2010 Bears, Bears, Bears - Whyte Museum Art Show & Sale – Banff, Alberta

2010 Spruce Meadows – Masters Tournament – Equine Art Exhibit – Calgary, Alberta

2010 artTour – artsPeak – Canmore, Alberta

2009 Calgary artwalk – Webster Galleries Inc., Calgary, Alberta

2009 artTour – artsPeak – Canmore, Alberta

2009 Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies  – Banff, Alberta                              

2008 artTour – artsPeak – Canmore, Alberta                                        

2008 Whyte Museum Art Show & Sale – Banff, Alberta                                         

2008 HomeGrown Art Show – Banff, Alberta

2008 C.A.A.G. – Off the Wall – Canmore, Alberta

2007 artTour - artsPeak – Canmore, Alberta

2006 artTour - artsPeak – Canmore, Alberta

2005 Banff Culture Walk – Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

2004 Banff Culture Walk – Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies


PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS – Temporary

“Messaging” – Snow Sculpture

10’ tall x 5’ long x 4’ deep

Upper Hot Springs – Banff National Park

January 2015


“Guidance” – Snow Sculpture

8’ tall x 12’ long x 4’ deep

Alberta Winter Games

Upper Hot Springs – Banff National Park

February 2014


“A Taste of Winter” – Snow Sculpture

Created in Collaboration with Mark Halpin

9’ tall x 4’ long x 4’ deep

Main Street – Town of Canmore

February 2013


“Thinking Moose” – Snow Sculpture

12’ tall x 8’ wide x 8’ deep

Upper Hot Springs – Banff National Park

January 2013

                                                       

“Wolf” – Snow Sculpture

10’ tall x 5’ long x 4’ deep

Main Street – Town of Canmore

February 2012                                                             


“Mountain Snow Dragon” – Snow Sculpture

Created in Collaboration with Peig Abbott and Mark Halpin

10’ tall x 20’ long x 14’ wide

Upper Hot Springs – Banff National Park

January 2012


“Sir Donald” – Snow Sculpture

7’ tall x 15’ long x 8’ deep

Upper Hot Springs – Banff National Park

January 2011          

Tom Hjorleifson - Resume / CV