William D. Roach Awards, Exhibits, Media & Literature

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Awards and Recognitions

Excellence in Craft Award from the Cape Breton Craft and Design – June 2014
Grand-Pré Prize – 2005

 

Exhibits

ICCA Hands Dancing Exhibit – Inverness, N.S. July 2013
ICCA Hands Dancing Exhibit – Inverness, N.S.  Aug. 2012
Sense of Nonsense Exhibit – Inverness, N.S. Aug. 2011
Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival, Lunenburg, N.S. Aug. 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012
L’Etoile d’Acadie Exhibit – Sydney, N.S. 2011
ICCA Hands Dancing Exhibit, Inverness, N.S. July 2009 & 2010
Lyghtsome Gallery, Fruit & flowers Exhibit. Antigonish NS 2009
Nova Scotia Folkart Festival, Lunenburg, N.S. Aug. 2008
ICCA Hands Dancing, Inverness, N.S. July 2008
SOLO Exhibition, J. Franklin Wright Gallery, Port Hawkesbury, N.S. March 2008
Nova Scotia Folkart Festival, Lunenburg, N.S. Aug. 2007
Hands Dancing, ICCA Inverness, N.S. July 2007
Nova Scotia Folkart Festival, Lunenburg, N.S. Aug. 2006
Recipient of Grand Pre Prize of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S. Sept. 23, 2005
Nova Scotia Folkart Festival, Lunenburg, N.S. July 2005
Lobsters in the City, Halifax, N.S. May 2005
Hands Dancing Exhibit, ICCA Art Center, Inverness, N.S. July 2005
Sueandalies Gallery Exhibit, Sydney, N.S. June to Aug. 2005
Celtic Colours Exhibit, Sydney, N.S. June to Aug.  2005
Celtic Colours Exhibit, Pleasant Bay, N.S. Oct. 2004
Lyghtsome Gallery, SOLO show – Antigonish N.S. Nov. 2002
Grou Tyme – Halifax, N.S. Sept. 2001
Grou Tyme – Dartmouth, N.S. Sept. 2000
CD Cove – “Pure Celtic Hearts”. 2000
Grou Tyme – Halifax, N.S. Sept. 1999
Studio Rally Exhibition – Halifax, N.S. May 1999
UCCB Gallery – Opening Exhibit. Oct. 1997
Sherman Hines Gallery – Solo show  Liverpool, N.S. Sept. 1997
Andrezusun – Ranthion – Exhibition in France. Oct. 1996
ACAA Festival. June 1996
Nova Scotia Folkart Festival, Lunenburg, N.S. Aug. 1995 & 1996
G-7 Summit – Halifax, N.S. June 1995
Cats & Mats Exhibit – Rose Cottage Gallery, Baddeck, N.S. July 1995
CD & Tape cover: Painting “The Suete” Chéticamp, N.S. 1995
Angels on the Waterfront – Rose Cottage Gallery, Baddeck, N.S. July 1994
Nova Scotia Folkart festival, Lunenburg, N.S. 1993 & 1994
Ivan Fraser Fine Art – Solo Show – Halifax, N.S. 1992 Curator Wallace Brannen
Studio 21 – Halifax, N.S. Curator: Ineke Graham. 1992
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia: Acquisitions: Rooster & a 4 ft. man. 1990
Canadian Embassy, Washington DC Exhibition: Sept. 1991 to Jan. 1992
People’s Choice Award – Les Amis Du Plein Air, Chéticamp, N.S. 1991
Nova Scotia Folkart Festival, Lunenburg , N.S. 1992,1991
Nova Scotia Folkart Festival, Blockhouse – Second annual show Aug. 1990

 

Media – Television & Radio Broadcastings and CD

Dept. of Tourism & Culture, Commercials. 2009 & 2010 & 2011
Cabot Trail Companion Travel CD. Nov. 2008
Commercial for Dept. of Tourism & Culture. 2008
“Bravo” CBC TV Moncton. Oct. 2005
CBC French Radio. Sept. 1999
BBC Wales. June 1998
CHNE – TV Cheticamp. Feb. 1998
Breakfast Television ASN Margaree, N.S. Oct. 1996
CBHFT CBC (French TV). Sept. 1996
CBC TV – First Edition “The Starving Artist”.  Sept. 1996
Breakfast Television ASN – Chéticamp, N.S. June 1995
National Geographic – TV Special on N.S. March 1992
Breakfast Television – ASN Halifax, N.S. March 1992
CBC Radio (French). 1992
CBC – TV “The 5:30 with Laurie Graham”. 1992
CBC – TV “On The Road Again” with Wayne Ronstad. 1989

 

Literature – Books & Other Publications

Doer’s & Dreamers. 2009
Nova Scotia Book of Musts. Sept. 2008
Cottage Life Magazine. June 2008
Homemaker’s. June 2008
Reader’s Digest. June 2008
CARP Magazine. June 2008
Harrowsmith Country Living. June 2008
Doer’s & Dreamers. 2008
The Walrus Magazine. May 2008
L’Acadie, March. 2008
National Historic Destinations. March/April 2008
AARP New England Edition. March/April
AARP New England Edition. May 2008
Acadian Lives. 2004
American Style Magazine. Spring 2003
A New Leaf by Air Canada – released in Japanese. 2000
N.S. Open to the World. 1999
Studio Rally Art & Craft of N.S. by Robin Metcalfe. Sept. 1999
N. S. Colour Guide book. 1999
The Cape Bretoner. Oct. 1999
Cabot Trail Book – by Warren Gordon. 1997
Aux rêves d’Evangeline Acadian Art. 1996
A Joyous Vision, Contemporary Folk Art in N.S. 1995
Bienvenue en Nouvelle-Écosse. 1995
Nova Scotia Arts & Craft Calendar. 1994
Chatelaine Magazine. 1993
Cape Breton Magazine Issue 60 – by Ron Caplan. June 1992
Around the Bend – by Michael Chisholm. 1992
Cape Breton Porfolio – by Warren Gordon. 1991