Ambassador

Eveline Kolijn

Visual Artist
Eveline Kolijn Studio

Eveline Kolijn is a printmaker living and working in Calgary. Her interest in natural history and concern for the environment, were fostered by growing up in the Caribbean where she witnessed both the beauty and demise of coral reefs. Eveline received a MA in cultural anthropology from the Leiden University in the Netherlands in 1986 and a BFA from the Alberta College of Art+ Design in 2008 including the Governor General’s Award for academic achievement. She has participated in national and international exhibitions and residencies, public art projects and community engagement. She has been published in various scientific publications. She is an instructor at the Alberta University of the Arts School of Continuing Education. In 2019, she received the AUArts Alumni Legacy award. She joined the Energy Futures Lab as a Fellow in 2018 and has moved on to be an Ambassador for the Lab. She is using the arts and her Fellowship experience to promote energy literacy, awareness and discussion on a just energy transition in Alberta.