Aidan Cartwright

Education
Bachelor of Education, University of British Columbia (pending)
Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduate, Alberta College of Art and Design
High School Graduate, Sir John Franklin High School

Awards
Finalist for Defining Moments Art Competition (TakingItGlobal) 2012-2013
Heritage Art Show Competition Winner: City of Yellowknife (2012)
Northwestel Directory Cover Art Competition winner, 2007-2008

Art Works and Shows
Illustrator for Children's Book "Kindness Is" - Green Bamboo Publishing 2017
Animation workshops and Mildred Hall Elementary School with students 2014.
Animation Come Fall was shown at the Yellowknife International Film Festival in 2013.
A DVD copy of my animation Caribou was purchased by Carleton University for their video library in May 2013.
Animations shown at Canada’s Northern Scene in Ottawa/Gatineau April 25 - May 4, 2013
Caribou was shown at the Dawson City International Film Festival in 2013.
Finalist in TakingITGlobal’s Defining Moments Arts Competition which had my animation put into a cross country art show 2012-2013.
Animation Caribou was shown at the Yellowknife International Film Festival in 2012.
Winning Artwork for Heritage Art show for City of Yellowknife with work purchased for their City Art Collection (2012)
Collaborated with Carmen Braden (musician) in her show: Electroacoustic Emergence producing a short
animation titled Robotic Hearts while also being a mentor to a high school student with an
interest in animation and art. September 2012.
Participated with BAM at an several events for children at both Yellowknife Prince of Whales
Museum and also the Snowcastle (2011).
Held a self-produced and promoted art exhibition in December 2010 which showcased a
collection of my paintings at ‘The Gallery on 47th St.’ (Dec, 2010)
Founding member of Borderless Arts Movement (BAM). Worked with BAM on following performances:
• Peter and the Wolf 2010
• Folk on the Rocks performances 2010
• Ramble and Ride Performances 2010
Produced a voluntary work for Stanton Health for their mammography machine fundraiser:
“Images of Strength and Hope” (2010).








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