WENDY WELCH - Instructor at MISSA 2020

Wendy Welch is a Victoria-based artist with an MFA from the University of Victoria and a BFA (with Distinction) from Concordia University in Montreal. Wendy's art practice includes drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, art writing and curatorial work. Wendy has had solo exhibitions at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, the Richmond Art Gallery and Open Space, and has been included in group shows in Montreal, Calgary, Portland and Los Angeles.

Wendy wrote weekly art columns for a local publication (Monday Magazine) from 2000-2007 and has had writing published in Canadian Art Magazine and Border Crossings. Wendy has taught at the Victoria College of Art, the University of Victoria and Camosun College. Wendy is Executive Director of the Vancouver Island School of Art (VISA), a private post-secondary accredited art school that Wendy founded in 2004.