James S. Korpan
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EDUCATION

1988 Masters Of Education; thesis pending University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

1971 Post Graduate Diploma; Special Education University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

1968 Bachelor of Education; University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

1966 Bachelor of Arts; University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITS

2016 Rusty Owl, Prince Albert Nov 24 - Dec31

2015 Contemporary Steel Gallery on Third, Watrous July 6-30

2013 Outlook Community Art Gallery, Outlook SK

2012 Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert SK

2010 Estevan Museum and Gallery Estevan SK

2007 Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Saskatoon, SK

2007 Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK

2004 Al Weitzel Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1999 Circle Centre Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1998 Mountainesque Gallery, Canmore, Alta.

1997 Pacific Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1995 Medicine Hat Museum Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alta.

1991 Humanum Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1978 Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1978 James Art Studio, Saskatoon, SK

1970 Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1967 Shepard's Wing Gallery, Saskatoon, SK


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS

2016 Close Focus, Artists in Canada Premium Members Group Show
Cornerstone Art Gallery, Vancouver B.C., May 15 Aug 15

2016 Humboldt Art Gallery - 2 person show July 1 - Aug 30 (Oblivious)

2016 330 Group show, Hand Wave Gallery, Meacham, May - Aug 2016

2016 PSA Group Show, Innovation Place, Saskatoon SK April 15-30

2016 CCM Symposium, Valdivia Chile, Feb 8-18

2016 330 Group Show, Outlook Art Gallery, Outlook SK Jan 4 Feb 10

2016 330 Design Group Show, Saskatoon

2015 330 Design Group Show, Saskatoon

2014 ArtWalk / 330 Design Group Show

2014 Mask show, Chapel Gallery

2013 Artisans (Juried Craft Fair), Saskatoon

2013 Mann Art Gallery, WinterFest Exhibition

2013 330 Design Group Show, Saskatoon

2013 ArtWalk, Saskatoon

2012 330 Design Group Show, Saskatoon

2012 Mix Gallery, 3 Man Show, Enduring the Elements, Saskatoon SK

2011 Chapel Gallery PSA group show, North Battleford

2010 Tugaske Symposium group show, Tugaske SK

2010 Paynton reartcycle group show, Paynton SK

2010 Pacific Art Gallery - 2 man show with Rolf Krohn

2009 Chapel Gallery, North Battleford SK, PSA Group Exhibit

2007 Tercer Simposio de Arte, Navidad Chile, November 1 to 15

2007 Innovation Place Exhibit, Prairie Sculptors' Association, Saskatoon, SK

2007 Prairie Sculptors' Association Group Exhibit, Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

2007 Chapel Gallery Group Exhibit, North Battleford, SK

2005 Reflections of Nature, Saskatchewan Wildlife Art Exhibition, Saskatoon, SK

2004 Prairie Sculptors' Association Group Exhibit, Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

2004 "Rose is a Rose"Invitational Show, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, B.C.

2004 Prairie Sculptors' Association group show Chapel Gallery, North Battleford SK

2004 "Art on the Plains 7", Fargo, North Dakota

2002 Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK Fifth Biennial Invitational Sculpture Show

2001 The Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, PSA Sculpture Show

2000 Prairie Sculptors' Association Group Exhibit, Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1998 Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK Biennial Invitation Sculpture Show

1996 "Bill Epp Memorial" Exhibition Frances Morrison Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1995 Prairie Sculptors' Association Group Exhibit, Circle Centre Galleries, Saskatoon, SK

1994 Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Saskatoon, SK

1993 International Sculpture Symposium Group Exhibit Humanum Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1992 Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit Saskatoon, SK

1992 Prairie Sculptors' Association Exhibit Humanum Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1988 United Nations Society Exhibition/Auction Saskatoon, SK

1984-92 St. Paul's Hospital Annual Foundation Exhibition, Saskatoon, SK

1978 Lee Baker Wood Sculpture and Jim Korpan Metal Sculpture, Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1972 Six Saskatoon Artists, Frances Morrison Library Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1968 Invitational Show Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts, Regina, SK

1968 United Nations Society Exhibition/Auction Saskatoon, SK

1969 Sculpture Symposium, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1968 Sculpture Symposium, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1968 BFA Student Exhibition Gordon Snelgrove Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

1968 Louise Walters and Jim Korpan. Hudson's Bay Gallery, Saskatoon, SK


MAJOR COLLECTIONS

* Gatineau Laurentian Park, Gatineau, Que.
* James Art Studio, Saskatoon, SK
* Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
* Saskatoon Board of Education, Saskatoon, SK
* Waneskewin Cultural Centre, Saskatoon, SK
* Tourism Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK
* Medicine Hat Museum Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alta.
* Municipal District of Navidad Chile, Mayor's Office
* Longhouse of Christian White, Haida Gaii
* Chapel Gallery, North Battleford SK
* Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert


COMMISSIONS

2016 - Blue Heron, 1 1/2 life size sculpture, Edmonton Alberta

2015 - Board of Education, Monumental Apple motif

2013-2014 Mapes Collection, Saskatoon SK - twice life size Sand hill Crane, steel pony and larger than life size welded steel horse

2011 - Chapel Gallery, PSA Symposium, Monumental Steel Horse

2010 - Dr. Roberta McKay and Elmer Brenner, Monumental abstract sculpture, Regina SK

2007 - Municipal District of Navidad, Chile, 3 major Public Sculptures

2003 - Jubilee Ford, Saskatoon Sk, Five Table Top Bronze Commemorative Sculptures in an abstract/expressionist mode

2001 - Canpotex, Saskatoon, SK/Singapore, "Spirit of the Prairie" bronze relief

2000 - Saskatoon Labour Council, Mayworks Commemoration

1999 - Saskatoon Community Clinic, "Smokey Award" bronze plaque

1998 - MGM Agencies For Saskatchewan Wheat Pool


SOCIETIES / ORGANIZATIONS

Director, Saskatchewan Arts Board, 2003 - 2005
CARFAC member, 2003
Sask Craft Council prof member
Prairie Sculptors' Association, Saskatoon, SK
Chapel Gallery, North Battleford SK
ReArtCycle Group Inc.
330 Design Group


AWARDS

2005 Saskatchewan Centennial Volunteer award
1992 Saskatoon Wildlife Association

WRITINGS / INTERVIEWS by Artist

"After Paint by Number, What?" Creativity discussion by Jim Korpan, Richard Epp with Rod McLaren,” Auricle (University of Saskatchewan) 2, no.4, (1971)


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jennie Gabruch August 15, 1999 "From Junk to Art" interview with artist J.S. Korpan
"Six Artists in Combined Show", Star Phoenix (Saskatoon), 26 September 1972
Pratt, Florence, "Technical Age Influence Emerges in Korpan Show", Star Phoenix (Saskatoon), 21 October, 1970
"I See." Star Phoenix (Saskatoon), 13 September 1968 Oct/05