EDUCATION

1997-01//Kootenay School of the Arts, Mixed Media diploma. 2000-01, Nelson, BC

1999-00//Nova Scotia College of Art & Design.  Halifax, NS

2002//Island Mountain Arts. Painting workshop with Norman Yates. Wells, BC

2009//Painting workshop with David Alexander, Powell River, BC

2010//Artreach. Painting workshop with Val Nelson, Powell River, BC

2014//Artreach. Painting workshop with Eleanor Bond, Powell River, BC

2015//Artreach. Painting workshop with Landon Mackenize, Powell River, BC

EXHIBITIONS, Selected Solo

2016//Cloud Hands, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, YT

2015//Giants, Madrona Gallery, Victoria, BC

2014//Solos, Mayberry Fine Art, Toronto, ON

2014//Carry Me, Madrona Gallery, Victoria, BC

2014//Restless Fables, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC

2014//Mapas y cuentas.  Ishuakara Casa Estudio, Oaxaca City, OAX

2013//Restless Fables.  Touchstones Nelson, Nelson, BC

2013//That Crackle.   Rah Rah Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon

2013//Next Year. Madrona Gallery, Victoria, BC

2012//Look At All the Things We’ve Found: 10 Year Retrospective, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, YT

2012//Flotsam, Jetsam, Jagan and Derelict.  Madrona Gallery, Victoria BC

2010//Rivers & Logs, Hollander York Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010//Rivers & Logs, Mayberry Fine Art, Winnipeg, MB

2009//Forever-Your-Friend, Dab Gallery, Victoria, BC

2008//Friendship Station, The Red Room Gallery, Powell River, BC

2008//Manitou, The Art Ark, Kelowna, BC

2008//Don't Cut Off the Leg Because You Need Red Paint!  Campbell River Public Art Gallery, Campbell River, BC, also Yukon Arts Centre Gallery, Whitehorse, YT.

2007//The October Prober, The Red Room Gallery, Powell River, BC

2007//The Last Upper, The Red Room Gallery, Powell River, BC

2007//Zero Point Recipes,  Dancing Bear Inn, Nelson, BC

2006//Incomes & Outcomes, Snap Contemporary Art, Vancouver, BC

2006//Last Seen on the Shore, Guild Hall, Whitehorse YT

2006//Dark Lights, Art Ark Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2006//Animal, Vegetable, Minimal, Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2006//Pacifico, Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, BC

2005//Splash of Blue, Sugar and Sugar, Vancouver, BC

2004//Carnivorous Apparatus, Monny’s Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

2004//Megalopolis, ODD Gallery, Dawson City YT

2003//Mega Subgropolis, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, BC

2003//Zip Code a la Mode,  Monny's Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

2001//Tender Moments, Glacier Gallery, Nelson BC

2000//New Works, Guild Hall Gallery, Whitehorse YT

1999//New Works in Assorted Colours, Glacier Gallery, Nelson BC

EXHIBITIONS, Selected Group

2013//Carnaval, Galerie D'Este, Montreal, PQ

2011//Storytelling, Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2011//Sparkelhaus, Madrona Gallery, Victoria, BC

2009//Fusion Collusion, The Red Room Gallery, Powell River

2007//You Are Here, KSA Alumni, Touchstones Nelson, Nelson, BC.

2006//Down By the Mill, Rodmay Hotel, Powell River, BC

2005//Emerging Yukon Painters, Yukon Arts Centre Gallery, Whitehorse, YT

2003//Annual Group Show, Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, BC

2002//BC Festival of the Arts, Surrey, BC

2002//Painting Our Past,  Nelson Museum's PermanentCollection, Nelson, BC

2002//Fresh,  BC's emerging artists, the Art Ark, Kelowna, BC

2002//Urban Landscapes,  Artspace Gallery, Calgary, AB

2001//Traverse: Bridging the Gap, Avens Gallery, Canmore, AB

2001//BC Festival of the Arts, Fort St. John, BC

2001//Centrifugal Force, Kootenay Public Gallery, Castlegar BC

2000//New Beginnings, ODD Gallery's premiere show, opened by Canada's Governor General.  Dawson City, YT

AWARDS/GRANTS/SCHOLARSHIPS

2004//Canada Council Travel Grant

2002//BC Festival of the Arts, awarded scholarship for Island Mountain Arts workshop with Norman Yates

2001//BC Festival of the Arts, Regional Judge's Choice

COMMISSIONS

2012//Album Artwork, Kathryn Calder

2002-13//Shambhala Music Festival, event artwork

2002,04//Nelson Wine Festival, promotional painting

2003//Kootenay Moving Pictures Festival, event artwork

Numerous private commissions since 1996

COLLECTIONS

2013//RBC Corporate Collection

2012//Yukon Territorial Government Permanent Collection

2007//Yukon Territorial Government Permanent Collection

2003//Grand Forks Art Gallery, permanent collection

2000//Nelson Museum Permanent Collection

1999//Kootenay School of the Arts Permanent Collection

DONATIONS

2013//"Kickstarter" Yellow Bird Project ALS Fundraiser

2013//"Arts Umbrella" Vancouver, BC

2012 //"The Art of Wine" ALS Fundraiser, Powell River, BC.

2011//Japan Disaster Fundraiser, Powell River, BC

2010//"Picture the Cure" Gerry Thomas Gallery, Calgary, AB

2008//Unicef's "Unite With Art, Unite Against AIDS" Vancouver, BC

2006//Watchdog Benefit Bash, Powell River, BC

2005//Canadian Cancer Society Annual Gala, Winnipeg, MB

2005//ALS Society of Canada,"Splash of Blue” ALS fundraiser Sugar & Sugar, Vancouver  

PRESS

2013//Arabella Magazine, Spring 2013, "Artist to Collect"

2013//Galleries West, Spring 2013, "Collector Picks"

2011//Edmonton Journal, May 2011, "Eclectic, Often Chaotic Works by Norgate, Hildebrand Featured in Edmonton Show"

2010//Canadian Interviews, "Putting Life in the Paintings"

2010//Maple Tree Literary Supplement, Carlton University, "Happy as Colours"

2009//Victoria Times Colonist, May 2009, "Paintings Evoke Enchanted Childhood"

2008//Powell River Peak, August 13, 2008, "Paintings require close examination"

2008//The Whitehorse Star, March 25, 2008, "New Exhibit Dawns"

2008//North Islander, Feb. 19. 2008, "C.R. art exhibit a maze of visual wonder"

2008//Campbell River Mirror, Jan. 16, 2008, "Artists weave magic"

2006//Edmonton Journal, April 30, 2006, "Abstract balancing act"

2006//Event, May 10, 2006, Kelowna BC, "Scarred Beauty"

2006//Powell River Peak, Sept. 6, Powell River BC, "Hotel Houses Works of Art"

2005//The Whitehorse Star, January 14, 2005, Whitehorse YT,  “Three Young Yukon Artists Display Personal Works”

2004//The Klondike Sun, February 10, 2004. Dawson City YT, “Megalopolis”

2003//Nelson Daily News, November 28, 2003, Nelson BC, “Meghan’s Megalopolis”

2001//Nelson Daily News, February 14, 2001, Nelson BC,“Hildebrand Exhibit a Big Success”

1999//Nelson Daily News, April 7, 1999, Nelson BC “A Bright Spark at Glacier Gallery”