Dale Kirschenman
Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, 1953. Currently resides in Calgary, Alberta


1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting (with distinction)
Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, AB, Canada


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

Solo Exhibitions

2019 New Work, The Edge Gallery, Calgary, AB
2018 Signals, The Edge Gallery, Calgary, AB
2014 New Beginnings, Bissett Gallery, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB
2013 Rescued Paintings, C Space, King 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, 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, Auburn Saloon Gallery, Calgary, AB
1998 Tempest, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary, AB

Group Shows

2022 The Members Choice Show, The Alberta Society of Artists, Calgary, AB

2023 The Collectors Gallery of Art, ongoing group shows, Calgary, AB
2023 Juried Members Show, The Leighton Centre, Calgary, AB
2021 The Alberta Society of Artists 90th Anniversary Show, Calgary, AB
2020 The Last Picture Show, The Edge Gallery, Calgary
2020 The Big Leap, The Alberta Society of Artists Gallery, Calgary
2017-2020 The Edge Gallery, Calgary & Canmore AB
2019 Pushing Paint, Jayne Creighton Interior Design, Calgary, AB
2017 Daydreamers, Jayne Creighton Interior Design, Calgary, AB
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
2014-16 The Annual Emerging Artists Show, The Ranchmen’s Club, Calgary, AB
2013 Gallery 109. High River, AB
2013-2019 Elevation Gallery, Canmore, AB
2008-2010 Summertide, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary, AB,
2008-2010 Seasonal Salon, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary, AB
2005-2007 A.F.A. Travelling Exhibit, Grande Prairie, Edmonton, Lethbridge and,
1999-2007 Harrison Galleries, group shows, Vancouver, BC & Calgary,
2005-2007 Summit Gallery, group shows, Banff, AB
2003 Minor Delusions of Grandeur, Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
1998 B.F.A. Graduate Show, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

Fundraising Exhibitions

2021 Rocky Mountain Legends Fundraiser, The Whyte Museum, Banff, AB
2019 End of The Rainbow Fundraiser, Calgary, AB
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 Masterpiece Contemporary, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
2011 Juried Members Show and Sale, Leighton Centre, Calgary, AB
2011 Masterpiece Contemporary, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
2006-2008 Artist Home and Studio Tour, Show & Sale, Calgary Contemporary Arts Society, Calgary, AB
2005-2008 Bohemian Extravaganza, Triangle Gallery, 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 Show, (painting donation), Triangle,, 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

Art Jury Positions

2019-2022 Alberta Society of Artists ongoing jury panels
2018, 2019 Calgary Stampede Poster Competition, Calgary, AB
2015-16-18 Alberta Community Art Clubs, Brooks, Drumheller, and
Sherwood Park, AB

Positions as Instructor

2008-2020 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

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
Section 23 Developments, Calgary
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

The Malcolm Hotel, Canmore, AB

Public Collections

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