solo exhibitions


  • A Moment:  Portraits of Women Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre, Medicine Hat March 24-May 12, 2018
  • La Femme Nouveau Medicine Hat Public Library May 2017 
  • Images: Medicine Hat Public Library August - September 2015
  • Wild Elephants of Kenya: Inspire Gallery, Medicine Hat, September - November 2014 – 25 images of wild elephants taken on safari in Kenya, East Africa
  • African Mammals and Montages: Medalta Potteries, Quill Gallery, Medicine Hat, June - July 2013
  • Far Away Faces: Medicine Hat Multicultural Centre, April 2005 – 25 portraits from around the world
  • Amaryllis: Java Bytes Internet Cafe, Medicine Hat, November 2003 – 57 images of amaryllis flowers
  • Kimono Ten: Medicine Hat Cultural Centre – fibre arts exhibition of kimonos, November 1987

Group exhibitions

  • Illumination: Victoria Camera Club exhibition - CAC Gallery, Victoria, BC, April 2014 – Birds in Paris - American Robin
  • Illumination: Medicine Hat Photography Club - Medalta Pottery, Yuill Family Gallery, Medicine Hat, September - November 2014 – Images: Last Vegas, Enchanted Forest
  • Not Just Another Horse Show: Medicine Hat Cultural Centre Gallery, June 2012 – Image: Circus Horses
  • Images at the Rock: Heron Rock Bistro, Victoria, BC, March 2012 – Image: Kumiko
  • Shades of Blue: Medicine Hat Cultural Centre Gallery, January 2012 – Image: Once in a Blue Moon
  • Ghosts of Historic Medicine Hat: Yuill Gallery, Medalta Potteries, Medicine Hat, Alberta, November - December 2011 – Image: Ghost of Marion Bennett
  • Medicine Hat Photography Club’s Greatest Hits - The Reunion Tour: Medicine Hat Cultural Centre Gallery, January 2010 – Image: Crow and the Ferris Wheel
  • New Images: Inspire Gallery, Medicine Hat, October 2009 – Image: Surreal images - Nature and Landscapes
  • Seasons: Police Point Interpretive Centre, Medicine Hat, October 2009 – Rabbit in the Snow
  • Contrast: Squared Gallery, Medalta Potteries, Medicine Hat, Summer 2009 – Love/Hate
  • Cowboy Country Exposed: Squared Gallery, Medalta Potteries, Medicine Hat, Will James Society Gathering, September - October 2007 – Images: Jeremy, My Pony Pinky, Where’s my Calf, After the Branding, Open Range
  • Medicine Hat Cultural Centre Gallery: Will James Society Gathering, Medicine Hat, October 2007 – Image: Home Stretch
  • Sacred Spaces: Medicine Hat Cultural Centre Gallery, July 2007 – Images: Wall Street, Buddhist Temple
  • Expression Squared: Squared Gallery, Medalta Potteries, Medicine Hat, March 2006 – Image: Kalan Porter
  • Interpretations of Alberta a Celebration of our Centennial: Medicine Hat Cultural Centre Gallery, January 2005 – Images: Coulee Tulips, Echodale Farm Pigs
  • Photographs: Medicine Hat Cultural Centre Gallery, June 2003 – Images: Seven Images from China

Awards and Competitions


  •  The Victoria Camera Club entered 20 images in a Nature's Best Wildlife Photography magazine competition and was chosen as camera club of the year winner for 2009. Elaine's image Rabbit in the Snow was one of the images submitted.


  • First, Second and Third Place in the “Creative” category for the Victoria Camera Club 2011-2012.  Elaine received the highest total score for all the competitions for 2011-2012.
  • Alberta Venture Magazine - “Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People Award” 2006 - For volunteer and fundraising efforts in Medicine Hat.
  • Alberta Magazines Conference 2006 - 2006 Members Showcase winner for image Paris in the Rain which appeared in Expression magazine.
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze metals for Alberta Summer Games competitions in Taber, Brooks, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat.

Medicine Hat 

  • Medicine Hat Photography Club and Victoria Camera Club - Numerous awards in Theme, Nature, Open and Creative categories.
  • Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Art Show - Numerous first place awards for both black and white and colour images from 2005.
  • Images have been published in the Medicine Hat News Calendar competition and in the Medicine Hat News.
  • Civic Recognition Award (Culture) - Medicine Hat - 2001 - In recognition of contribution to Culture in the City of Medicine Hat.