2022: Winner of Artistic merit award - Castlegar SculptureWalk.
2022: Judge - Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Competition.
2022: LIFE POD - EXECUTIVE - Castlegar B.C Sculpture exhibition.
2021: LOST 2 - Sculpture Commission - Calgary Alberta.
2021: Awarded Honorary Associate of Arts degree - Northern Lights College
2021: LOST - Sculpture Installation on cliff over-looking Okanagan Lake, Naramata B.C
2021 : UNCERTAINTY - public art sculpture. University Of British Columbia, Prince George, Botanical Garden.
2020: November. You are not alone. Group exhibit.
Penticton art gallery.
2020 : October. ELEMENT - public art. Permanent sculpture .
2020 : August. Thoughts of Love. Meditations of violence. Artist in residency exhibition.
Dawson Creek Art Gallery.
2020 : May 2020- May 2021. LOST. Public art exhibit.
City of Penticton
2020 : Distinguished Conceptual Award "LOST" Peace Liard Regional Art Exhibit
2020: March. Voices from the sacrifice zone. mixed media exhibition. UBC Medical Student and Alumni Centre Vancouver B.C
2020: April. Voices from the sacrifice zone. mixed media exhibition. Arts Centre at Cedar Hill Victoria B.C (posponed.. Covid-19)
2020: March. Peace Liard Regional arts council. Selected for Artist in Residency program. 2019/2020. Exhibition to follow in Dawson Creek
2018: Together, collaboration sculpture. Minoru Park, Richmond B.C
2018: Selected to attend The Arctic Circle residency, Svalbard, Norway - June
2017: EMERGENCE , August 11 - Sculpture unveiling , Dawson Creek B.C
collaboration sculpture. Lead artist and manager.
2017: Arts Wells- August 4th-7th , Sculpture exhibition
2017: Maps and Dreams - June 21- July 29th, Group show - Audain Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. https://www.sfu.ca/galleries/audain-gallery.html
2016: HINTERLANDS - November 2016 - solo exhibition - Critical Mass pop up Gallery, 100 Mile House B.C
2016: HINTERLANDS - OCTOBER 2016 - solo exhibition - Williams Lake, BC
2016: THE EXPEDITION- MARCH 2016 - Group show by the Mattson family at the Grande Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB
2016: LANTERN GALLERY - January 2016 - solo exhibition - Winnipeg, MB
2014: LOST - October 2014 - Solo exhibition at the Dawson Creek Art Gallery
2014: LOST - Sculpture exhibition at Arts Wells, Wells, BC
2014: LIFE POD - Exhibition at the Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC, sculpture court July 2014- July 2015
2014: Life Pod - The Vessel, Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John, BC
2014: Featured Artist, Sweetwater905 arts and music festival, Rolla, BC
2013: Life Pod exhibition at Arts Wells , Wells B.C
2013: Sculpture unveiling at the rose garden, Pioneer Village, Dawson Creek BC
2013: Featured artist, Sweetwater905 arts and music festival, Rolla, BC
2012: Completion of mural at the Ken Borek Aquatic center and climbing wall, Dawson Creek, BC
2012: Sweetwater905 arts festival. Organizer and featured artist, The Mattson Farm June 15,16,17, 2012. Rolla, BC
2011: Sisters of Karnataka selected for distribution through indieflix.com
2011: Sisters of Karnataka - Winner of the short doc category Home Planet Film Festival ,NYC
2011: Sisters of Karnataka - Official selection Toronto Independant Film Festival, Toronto, ON
2011: Sisters of Karnataka - Official selection Reel Shorts Film Festival Grande Prairie, AB
2011: Life Pod - Sculpture unveiling at Scavenger Studio, August 2011. Rolla, BC
2010: Industrial Evolution - Officially selected for Reel Earth film festival, New Zealand - June 5, 2010
2010: Sweetwater to Saltwater - Officially selected for Reel Paddling film festival - Various dates throughout North America
2010: Keeping the Peace - Officially selected for Waterwalker film festival - Various dates throughout North America
2010: Keeping the Peace - Officially selected for Reel Shorts film festival, April 24-26 2010. Grande Prairie, AB
2007 - 2009: Sweetwater to Saltwater - Northern cities tour, various cities and towns throughout northern British Columbia and Alberta including Dawson Creek, Fort St John, Hudson’s Hope, Worsley, Prince George.
2008: Muskwa – Online exhibition in partnership with Athabasca University and Writing on the Ridge
2008: Keepers of the Water IV, Fort Chipewyan Cultural Centre, Fort Chipewyan , AB – Presentation of Keeping the Peace: the future of a northern watershed, August 16th.
2007: Waterwalker Film Festival - North American Tour of Sweetwater to Saltwater – various dates in 2007 (see website Paddling Canada for dates by city)
2007: Sweetwater 905, The Mattson Farm, Rolla, BC – September 7, 8, 9
2007: Muskwa-Kechika, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, BC and Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John, BC and Northern Lights College, Fort Nelson – February 6-May 31
2007: Guest presenter at Keepers of the Water 2. Presentation of Keeping the Peace.
2006: The Expedition, Dawson Creek Art Gallery , Dawson Creek , BC – September- November
2006: Arctic Journeys II, Canfor Theatre, Prince George , BC – presentation of Sweetwater to Saltwater with two other arctic canoeing journeys - March 29
2005: Sweetwater 905, The Mattson Farm, Rolla, BC – September 9, 10, 11
2004: Alaska Highway sculpture commission for the City of Dawson Creek – unveiled April 27
2004: Nordic Art Exhibit and Sale , Scandinavian Community Centre, Burnaby , BC – April 3, 4, 5
2004: Found, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George , BC – March 12- May 6
2003: Workers’ Memorial Sculpture for the City of Dawson Creek – unveiled April 28
2003: Sweetwater, Two Rivers Gallery sculpture court, Prince George, BC
2003: Artropolis, CBC Building , Vancouver, BC
2000: Night of Artists, Grande Prairie Inn, Grande Prairie, AB
1998: Sweetwater Road II , Dawson Creek Art Gallery , Dawson Creek, BC
1996: Images and Objects (BC Festival of the Arts), Penticton, BC
1995: Images and Objects (BC Festival of the Arts), Kamloops, BC - Received Award of Excellence for mixed media sculpture
1994: Images and Objects (BC Festival of the Arts), Campbell River, BC
1994: The Mattsons, Dawson Creek Art Gallery , Dawson Creek, BC and Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John , BC
1992: Sweetwater Road I, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, BC and Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John, BC
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