Media and Events
Telus SPARK: Futures in Trades and Technology October 20 - 21, 2023
Futures In Trades and Technology's (FITT) purpose is to spotlight ideas, collaboration, education, training, new technology and careers across Canada's energy and technology industries, and to address misinformation that might surround them. We will include technical demonstrations, practical exhibits, panel discussions, and keynote speakers as part of creating a collaborative and informative space. FITT will spotlight business, industry, and education based leadership; as well as key partnerships in industry focused on making a positive impact.
The ART of Reclamation Workshop October 12, 2023
Red Deer Polytechnic is the place to be this October to learn what is happening in Canada to return disturbed land to a functioning ecosystem, some of the techniques used, and why these success stories are important. Bring your smart phone and be prepared for an immersive experience using art and Virtual Reality goggles to visit some of these sites where reclamation is taking place.
24th World Petroleum Congress
Thank you to everyone who joined me at the World Petroelum Congress in the Canada House (Hall B), Station 3349 from September 17 to 21st to see a unique exhibition of reclaimed Canadian sites.
How is your company sharing its reclamation success stories?
Canada's Oil & Gas Sector is a World leader in Environmental Stewardship
Canada's #oilandgas sector is a world leader in environmental stewardship. That serves as inspiration for artist Shannon Carla King, whose paintings reflect the beauty of reclaimed natural spaces. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3NZ7piq
CLRA National 2022 IN_TECH Reclamation Award (Group) Commission, Quebec City, QC
On June 15, 2023, the Peatland Ecology Research Group (PERG) received a commissioned painting of their project as an award. PERG's work has demonstrated the importance of conserving peatland ecosystems in their natural state.
How is Your Company Educating the Next Generation on Reclamation?
COMING SOON! Reclamation colouring books with a focus on Alberta and British Columbia.
2023 Global Energy Show
Booth 1706 was busy this year at the BMO June 13, 14 and 15 where it previewed The ART of Reclamation paintings depicting Canadian reclamation, preservation and conservation sites.
June 1, 2023 The ART of Reclamation Speaker Panel and Art Exhibition
This special networking event discussed why the energy industry is still struggling to communicate successes in reclamation and what the consequences could be of not trying something new. Is art the solution?
CONTEXT Energy Examined
PODCAST: The art of reclaimed wilds in Canada’s oil sands
Is the oil sands destroying Alberta’s northern forests? Artist Shannon Carla King points out no, using landscape paintings of the wild beauty developing at former oil sands sites.
May 27, 2021
2020 Calgary Child Magazine: HELP YOUR BUDDING ARTIST GROW
"Remember your first coloring book... the first time someone mentioned, “you need to stay within the lines, sweetie” or mentioned with surprise, “oh, I didn’t know that trees were pink!” We nurture arty children from day one to try to fit in to conform to what we consider correct."
Artist Close Up
A Canadian artist raised on a farm in Alberta, Shannon has travelled coast to coast throughout Canada. She is inspired by the snow in the Alberta foothills, the giant cedars in BC and the colors of the east coast. Her passion for painting began almost 40 years ago, at the age of 13.
Oilsands Reclamation Art On Display at Climate Change Exhibition, Vancouver, Oct. 5-18, 2020 Friday, September 25, 2020 Canada Action
A new type of art will be on display at the Federation of Canadian Artists Crisis: Climate Change Exhibition in Vancouver from October 5thto the 18th, 2020, which will showcase the environmental leadership of our oil and gas industry through a window into reclamation.
Boutique Art Experience
Book a private boutique art experience in your home or office with a preview of up to eight paintings. A great addition to a celebration event, company AGM, or office party that could include a painting demo, art presentation or interactive activity. Contact Shannon for available dates for Spring and Fall.