Teresa Durand

Teresa lives in Grande Prairie, Alberta and is a educator and professional artist specializing in a variety of mediums to create beautiful original artworks.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Education majoring in Fine Arts from the University of Alberta, and shortly thereafter began her teaching career.  Teresa  currently teaches art at the Hillcrest Christian School and also enjoys sharing her extensive knowledge with adults in private lessons.

Several of her works have been included in exhibitions including; Trex Traveling Exhibitions, juried art shows, and in private collections throughout Alberta, Manitoba and the Northwest Territories. She accepts commissions. 

Teresa can be reached by email at teresamerryart@gmail.com





  • June 5-July 31, 2020: Center for Creative Arts juried show “Buds! Blossoms and Blooms!” 
  • Fall 2018: featured artist in the Alberta Council on Aging newsletter 
  • 2016-2018: TREX (Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program) one of three artists exhibited: Kleskun Hills: Views and Viewpoints
  • November 2014: QEII Courtyard Gallery, two man show with Helena Mulligan
  • June 2014:  Centre for Creative Arts Gallery, group show with Helena Mulligan and Noni Deutekom
  • Oct-Dec. 2012: Common Ground Coffee Shop, group show with above artists
  • 2005:  Prairie Art Gallery Members show
  • Dec 3, 2002-Jan.29, 2003: QEII Courtyard Gallery group show with Helena Mulligan, Darlene Dautel and Rosemary Crerar
  • 2000:  Camrose City Center Artwalk
  • 1998,1999:  Centre for Creative Arts group show 
  • 1997-2000:  Prairie Mall Artists North Christmas Show and Sale 
  • 1997, 2000:  Prairie Art Gallery   Artists North Annual Spring Show & Sale
  • 1983,1990, 2005: Prairie Art Gallery art auction donations 

Collections and Commissions

  • commissioned 2011 CD cover The Road Back/Donna Durand
  • commissioned watercolor painting, Dr. and Marjorie Block (1998) 
  • commissioned cover portrait (pen and ink) for Camrose and District Seniors Guide (1998)
  • Alberta Art Foundation purchase- lithograph "Growing" 
  • works found in several private collections in Alberta, Manitoba and NWT

Related Activities

  • have taught private watercolor instruction classes for adults
  • 2001-present: art teacher grades 1-12 at Hillcrest Christian School, Grande Prairie, AB
  • 1996-98: sessional art instructor Centre for the Creative Arts (adult watercolor classes; children and youth mixed-media and clay hand building classes) 
  • 1990-91: grades 4-8 art teacher at Wanham School
  • 1979-1981: junior and senior high art teacher at Whitecourt Hilltop High School


  • 2012 digital design course GPRC
  • watercolor workshops with Lian Quan Zhen, Zoltan Szabo, Jack Reid, Jean Pederson, Jim Brager, Gail Daly, Isabelle Hunt-Johnson, Dean Tatum Reeves 
  • beginner and intermediate monotype printmaking course, mixed-media courses-Red Deer Summer Series
  • Bachelor of Education (Secondary level) Major: Fine Arts – University of Alberta, 1979