Sixth Generation


215. Jill Andrea Thomson was born on 8 May 1963 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. She began her elementary education at Seward public schools in Seward, Seward County, Nebraska. She moved, with her family, to Montreal, Quebec in 1973 and continued her elementary education at Christmas Park Elementary School, Beaconsfield, Quebec. She graduated from from Rosemere High School in Rosemere, Quebec, Canada. Jill graduated, with honors, in 1982 from Vanier College, SEGEP, D.E.C. . She graduated, with honors, in 1987 from Concordia University, B.F.A. in Visual Arts and Creative Writing. . She then moved to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is a Visual Artist - Painter (1987-2012)  with work in Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton City Hall, Alberta Arts Council, Art Gallery of Alberta.  
Exhibitions of her work have shown at Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton Art Gallery, Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts,  Willow Studio- Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina.
Hill And Bruce have an annual Studio/Gallery exhibition form their home www.artoblue.com

Jill Andrea Thomson and Bruce Linsey Wright were married on 28 December 1992 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Bruce Linsey Wright was born on 31 October 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He graduated in 1984 from the University of Alberta, and received a B.F.A , Visual Communication Design degree. He graduated in 1988 from McGill University, B.A. in Plilosophy (with distinction). Bruce completed studies in 1994 at the Northern Alberta, Institute fo Technology for Cabinet Making, and has enjoyed cabinet making and Renovation (1994-2012) He is a Gallery Assistant at the Edmonton Art Gallery and is the Public collection Officer for Alberta Foundation for the Arts.

Jill Andrea Thomson and Bruce Linsey Wright had the following children:

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Calla Jeniken Wright was born on 3 May 1993 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
She was home schooled at the family home through Argyll Home Education, Edmonton Public Schools, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada She is continuing her education at Athabasca University. She is an Actor in Citadel Young Acting Company, 2011 and 2012 and Artistic Director of Celsius Youth Theater.  
She Wrote, directed and acted in the following productions; " the musical" for Edmonton Fringe Festival.  "Word Problem"  one act play performed in Edmonton Teens @ the Turn Festival and Nextfest.  Shakespeare in Action Festival, Toronto, Ontario,  Best Performance by an Actress, Richard III.

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Griffin Garrison Wright was born on 15 January 1996 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is home schooled at the family home through Argyll Home Education, Edomoton Public Schools, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Griffen is a Musician:  singing and playing guitar, at Alberta College. He is a member of the  Kokopelli Choir Association - Newfoundland Festival 500,  Banff Performing Arts Choir Festival, Seattle Choir Festival.  He enjoys Hockey, North SEERA Hockey association  2005-2012 

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Maya Lindsay Thomson Wright was born in 2004 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She has begun home schooling at the family home through Argyll Home Education, Edmonton Public Schools. in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Her interests are Musical Theater, Waldorf Program, rhythmic Gymnastics, and swimming.