All Work © Linda Rajotte 2018
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Victoria, BC, Canada
 
lrajotte@shaw.ca
 
250-727-1232

Curriculum Vitae

Education:


I studied Fine Arts at UBC while completing my degree in honours Mathematics, which I then taught for over thirty years.  Making art may seem unusual for a mathematician but I believe mathematics is an integral part of art. I enjoy experimenting and learning new techniques through my own investigations.  The following courses have also contributed to my experience:

 

  • Level I and II Certification in Precious Metal Clay (2004, 2005)

  • Viking Knit (2005)

  • Intensive Metal Work (2006, 2007)

  • Chainmaille (2006)

  • Etching in copper (2010)

  • Chasing/Repousse (2013)

  • Caning/mokume/inlay (2013)


Awards:    

 

  • Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts Show (2018)

  • Juror’s Choice Award – Weaving Around Silver Bracelet

  • Juror’s Choice Award – Spring Shower in Silver

  • Juror’s Choice Award – Silver Layers

  • Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts Show (2017)

  • Juror’s Favourite Award – Just Moulin’ Around 2

  • Juror’s Choice Award – Byzantine Bracelet

  • Juror’s Choice Award – Barbara Necklace

  • Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts Show (2016)

  • Juror’s Choice Award - Layers on Layers

  • Juror’s Choice Award – Open Sunflower

  • Victoria Arts Council LOOK Show Awards    

  • Best in Fine Craft (Spring 2018)

  • Judges Choice Award (Fall 2015)

  • Best in Fine Craft (Spring 2015)    

  • Best Jewellery (2014)

  • Featured Artist (Woodland Gardens Artisans Festival, Courtenay) (2012)

  • BC Association of Mathematics Teachers Outstanding Teacher Award (1995)

  • Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence in Mathematics (1993)



Professional Associations and Leadership Positions:

 

  • Past Treasurer and Present Board Member of the Island Artisans Association

  • Sponsor Coordinator and involved in organization for the Fairfield Artists Studio Tour (FAST)

  • Member of the Victoria Arts Council (VAC)

  • Member of the Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula (CACSP)

  • Member of the Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts Society (SPAC)