Sandra BÉRUBÉ

Sculptor

Bronze Casting, Blacksmithing & Installations

Resume

Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions

2023

 

 

 

2023-2022

 

 

2022-2021

Life is a Circus, Lumières Festival, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Life is a Circus, Black Rock City, Nevada, USA

Life is a Circus, Merrit, BC, Canada

Smilodon Fatalis, Castlegar, BC, Canada

Think Outside the Box, Rossland, BC, Canada

 

Floraison Nocturne, Catharsis, Smilodon Fatalis, Skull, Main Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Catharsis, Merrit, Canada

Think Outside the Box, Rossland, BC, Canada

Smilodon Fatalis, Castlegar, BC, Canada

Up the Rabbit Hole, Revelstoke, BC, Canada

Think Outside the Box, Castlegar, BC, Canada

2020

Multiverse, Virtual group exhibit, Burning Man 

2019

Metamorphoses, Burning Man, Nevada, USA

Chrysalis, Burn In The Forest, BC, Canada

Duality, Bass Coast, BC, Canada

ART RESIDENCIES

2022-2023

2020

EatART, Vancouver, BC, Canada

MakerLabs, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2019

EatART, Vancouver, BC, Canada

GRANTS & AWARDS

2023

2022

2021

2021

Grantee and awarded Honoraria art installation by Burning Man Project, Nevada, USA

Grantee from the Greater Vancouver Interactive Art Society, Vancouver, Canada

Grantee from the Canada Council for the Arts

Recipient of the Harry Golling Memorial Scholarship

Recipient of the Sally Peebles Memorial Arts Scholarship

2020

      Awarded Honorary Project and grantee by Burning Man, Nevada, USA

2019

Grantee from Greater Vancouver Interactive Arts Society, BC, Canada

EDUCATION

2021-2020

Graduated with Honours in Sculptural Metal, Kootenay School of the Arts, BC, Canada

Bronze Casting and Blacksmithing 

Coppersmithing course, taught by the artist Carter Balzer

2019

Mentorship with the metalsmith Trent Kampel Sierolawski 

2018

Welding at British Columbia Institute of Technology

CIRCUS

2017-2007

Circus Performer:  Fire performer, pyrotechnician & Acrobatic stilter  

  • Performer, interpreter, art direction, choreography, costume design, makeup, prop fabrication and performance. 
  • Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Éloize, Several circus companies, Numerous festivals, Many corporate and sports events 
  • Worked across Canada and internationally in NYC, Dubai and Mexico.

2017-2011

Social Circus Instructor

  • Planned and teaching circus workshops for participants living precarity. Different backgrounds and age groups including homeless youth, male and transexual sex workers, disadvantaged neighbourhood kids and teenagers, problematic youth.
  • Cirque Du Monde & FITECA, Canada & Peru.

CIRCUS

2014-2007

National Circus School of Montreal 

Acrobatic stilts at the Montreal National Circus School & Arcosanti, Arizona, USA,  Carpet Bag Brigade

Aerial arts at the Irish Aerial Dance Festival, Ireland & at the Caserne 18-30, Montreal

Hand to hand, private classes, Montreal

Fire performances, private classes, Montreal

Pyrotechnician licence, Explosives Regulatory Division of Canada, Montréal

Fireworks Display Assistant License, Explosives Regulatory Division of Canada, Vancouver