Beverley Thompson is a printmaker and painter who was born in the foothills of Alberta Canada
She draws artistic inspiration from our global landscape. Extensive travel and time spent working internationally has broadened her creative practice and informed her choice of subject.
Beverley is intrigued by the delicate landscape traditions of other countries.
Artist and Educator
Bev graduated from Laval University, in Quebec City as an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teacher and the Steiner Centre in Toronto in Waldorf Education. She has worked in Waldorf schools as a class teacher as well as a movement teacher. She has taught art, movement and the full 8-year class teacher curriculum extensively to children and adults in that capacity.
She coordinated a stories project of artistic shows and performances in collaboration with 30 artists and Newcomers working in a wide array of disciplines.
For the past years Bev has taught classes to both adults and children in Canada, China, Malaysia and Thailand as well as Waldorf teacher training.
Other subjects taught include painting, drawing, print making, Bothmer Gymnastics and Spacial Dynamics.
Travel: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America. Lived in Switzerland, Nepal and Mali. Speaks French and some Nepali.
Bev lived in Nepal, developing her etching and printmaking practice at Atelier II of renowned artists Dr.Seema Sharma Shah and Uma Shankar Shah.
Since her return to Canada, she has settled on Vancouver Island and has a studio in Victoria and Maple Bay.
She has participated in the following art shows on the Island: Cowichan Fine arts show, Ground Zero Printmakers shows, One Tree – Robert Bateman Gallery, POG (Printmakers Only Group), Sooke Fine arts show, Unseen studio tours-studio553, Studio 553, Visions
Internationally: France, Germany, Nepal, Beijing China.