ABOUT

 
Libby Weir is a professional artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) and a Masters of Visual Art from the University of Alberta.  She has been actively pursuing her art career in Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba for more than 25 years and has an active exhibition record, nationally and internationally, including the: Margaret Harvey Gallery, University of Herfordshire (England); National Museum of Botswana (Africa); Winnipeg Art Gallery (Manitoba); Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba; Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatchewan); and Edmonton Art Gallery (Alberta).  
 
Libby has participated in a number of internationally renowned artist workshops including Emma Lake (Saskatchewan), Sheffield Lake (Ontario) and has twice been the guest artist at the Thapong International Artists’ Workshop in Botswana (Africa).  
 
Libby has worked as an art instructor for universities, communities and arts organizations, including as a Sessional Instructor for Brandon University in Manitoba.   Libby was the recipient of a Manitoba Foundation for the Arts Above & Beyond Award for the Arts in 2006 for the quality of her arts education programming in rural and remote schools throughout Manitoba.  She has also delivered arts programming at various schools in Alberta as part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Artists & Education Program and in Rwanda (Africa) as part of the
 
the Right to Read - Rwanda Project led by Tools for Schools, a Canadian not for profit organization.
 
Weir’s work is included in the collections of the: Winnipeg Art Gallery; Government of Manitoba; Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatchewan); Saskatchewan Art Board; University of Alberta; National Museum of Botswana (Africa); and numerous corporate and private collections. 
 
Libby was featured by CBC ARTSPOTS, a program intended to raise the profile of the arts in Canada.  The CBC's showcase of Libby and her work can be found at:
 
Libby is represented by a number of commercial galleries in Canada, including:
 
Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont - Jasper, Alberta, Canada
 
Bugera Matheson Gallery - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
 
Nunavut Gallery - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
 
For more information or inquiries about any of the artwork or arts educational porogramming featured on this website, please go to the CONTACT section.