Dale Kirschenman
Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Resides in Calgary, Alberta


1994-1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting (with Distinction)
Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB, Canada

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Signals, The Edge Gallery, Calgary, AB
2014 New Beginnings, Bissett Gallery Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB
2013 Rescued, Kin Edward Art Centre, Calgary, AB
2012 Shift, Elevation Gallery, Canmore, AB
2011 New Works, Sawridge Gallery, Edmonton, AB
2009 Reclamation, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary, AB
2008 Earth Air and Light, Summit Gallery of Fine Art, Banff, AB
2007 New Works, Harrison Galleries, Calgary, AB
2007 Untitled, Summit Gallery, Banff, AB
2005 Mythic Spaces, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB
2003 Free Range, Harrison Galleries, Calgary, AB
2001 Horizon, Harrison Galleries, Calgary, AB
1999 Dale Kirschenman, The Auburn, Calgary, AB
1998 Tempest, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary, AB

Group Shows

2017-2018 The Edge Gallery, Calgary, AB
2017 Daydreamers, Jayne Creighton Interior Design, Calgary
2016 The Emerging Artists Show, The Ranchmen’s Club, Calgary, AB
2015 Alternative Spaces, Jayne Creighton Design, Calgary, AB
2015 This Is The Big Event!, Elevation Gallery, Canmore, AB
2014 Surface Works, Jayne Creighton Design, Calgary, AB
2014 The Emerging Artists, The Ranchmen’s Club, Calgary, AB
2013 Gallery 109. High River, AB
2013 Elevation Gallery, Canmore, AB
2008+2010 A Seasonable Salon, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary, AB
2008+2010 Summertide, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary, AB
2005-2007 A.F.A. Travelling Exhibit, Grande Prairie, Edmonton, Lethbridge and,
1999-2007 Harrison Galleries, Ongoing retail group shows,Vancouver, BC & Calgary,
2005-2007 Summit Gallery, Ongoing group shows, Banff, AB
2003 Minor Delusions of Grandeur, Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
2001-2007 Series Instructors Show, Red Deer College Library, Red Deer, AB
2000 Adhocracy, The Centre Gallery, Calgary, AB
1998 B.F.A. Graduate Show, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

Fundraising Exhibitions

2017 Calgary Opera, Valentine Ball, Calgary, AB
2016 KOAC Gala Fundraiser, Calgary, AB
2014 Rescued Paintings, King Edward Art Centre, Calgary, AB
2010 & 2012 High River Gala Show and Sale, (Rotarian hospital fundraiser) High River, AB
2012 Master Piece Contemporary, The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
2011 Juried Members Show and Sale, The Leighton Centre, Calgary, AB
2011 Masterpiece Contemporary, The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
2006-2010 Artist Home and Studio Tour, Show & Sale, Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Calgary, AB
2005-2010 Triangle Gallery Bohemian Extravaganza, Fundraiser, Calgary, AB
2005 Children’s Hospital Aid Society Auction, (painting donation), Calgary, AB
2003 Minor Delusions of Grandeur, (painting donation), Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
2003 Calgary Art Walk, (painting donation), Calgary, AB
2002 Volunteer Appreciation, (painting donation), Triangle Gallery, Calgary, AB
2002 Calgary Hospice Society Fundraiser, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB
2000 Cork and Canvas Wine & Art Festival, Calgary Philharmonic, Calgary, AB
1998-2000 Small Change Big Changes, Calgary Aids Benefit, Calgary, AB
1997-1999 Expressions Show and Sale, Calgary, AB


2010 Civic Art Collection of the City of Calgary, Painting purchase
2001, 2009 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Painting purchase
1996 Simon Chang and Phyllis Levine Foundation Scholarship Academic Achievement by a Painting Major
1995 Illingworth Kerr Scholarship Academic Achievement
1994 ACAD Alumni and Friends Association Scholarship Merit of Entrance Portfolio

Professional Memberships

2002-2011 The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
2009-2011  Alberta Society of Artists
2001-2011  Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, AB,
1999 -2011 The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB, (civic gallery)
1992-2008 The Leighton Foundation, Calgary, AB (non profit educational art centre)

Seminars and Workshops Attended

2004 The New York Art Students League, David Lefel, instructor, New York, NY
2001 The Salon Lecture Series, The Leighton Foundation
1999 Intermediate Landscape Painting, Barbara Milne, Instructor, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
1996 Student Practicum, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB
1997 Emma Lake Painting Workshop, Caroline Perehudoff, Instructor, University of Saskatchewan, Emma Lake Campus, Emma Lake, SK
1992-1993 Pre-College Experience Courses, (4 course series), Alberta College of Art, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
1992 Neil Patterson Landscape Painting Workshops, The Leighton Foundation, Calgary, AB
1989-1994 Norman Brown Studio Classes, Norman Brown, Instructor – regular studio classes Calgary and High River, AB

Positions as Instructor

2008-2015 Weekly group painting workshops, home studio, Calgary, Alberta
Landscape Painting Workshop, The Corridor Collective, Canmore, Alberta
2000-2008 Landscape Painting in Oil, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
2005 Plein air Painting in Oil, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB, Summer workshop
2003-2004 Intermediate Landscape Painting, Weekend Workshop, The Leighton Foundation, Calgary, AB
2000-2005 Galleries Galore, City of Calgary Parks and Recreation Art Programs, Calgary

Media Coverage

Harrison Jane, Suitable for Framing, The Calgary Herald, Triangle Gallery artist home and studio tour article, March 19, 2006
Felicity Stone, Good as New, Style at Home Magazine, home design article with photos of paintings, Oct, 2005, p. 125-130
Connery, Lin Made to Order, The Calgary Herald, home design article including photos of paintings, May 21, 2005, p. F1, F2
Housebrand Homes Avenue Magazine, full page color ad including photos of paintings, p.25
Felicity Stone Good as New, Western Living Magazine, April 2005, home design article including photos of paintings p. 46-50
Latulippe, Jaques Biennial Guide to Canadian Artists in Galleries, Magazin D’Art Westmount, QC, 2002-2003, 2004-2005, 2006-2007
Sawyer, Jill Quick Sketches, Calgary and Area Gallery Guide, Calgary, AB, Fall, 2002
LeManne, Michaelle Hot Ticket, Avenue Magazine, Calgary, AB, October, 2001
Evans, Wayne Fine Art and You, Kelowna Courier, Kelowna, BC, January,2001
Unknown Author Best Bets, Calgary Herald, Calgary, AB, December 23, 1999
Unknown Author Scan, Fast Forward Weekly, Calgary, AB

Corporate Collections

Daas Construction, Medicine Hat, Alberta
Kirschenman AG, Medicine Hat, Alberta
Enmax, Calgary, AB
Qualico Developments, Edmonton, Alberta
Sojourn Wellness Group, Sherwood Park, Alberta
Clark Valuation Services Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
Energrowth Holdings Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
Schultz & Birklein Barristers & Solicitors, Calgary, Alberta
S.A. Productions, Calgary, Alberta
Charlton Capital Corp., Calgary, Alberta
OPUS Building Canada Inc. Calgary, Alberta
Davis Design Ltd. Calgary, AB

Public Collections

The Calgary Contemporary Arts Society Collection
Alberta Foundation for the Arts
The City of Calgary Civic Art Collection