EDUCATION

 

2016   Masters in Applied Arts Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2013   Graduate Work in Environmental Studies York University, Toronto ON

2009   Bachelors in Fine Arts Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax NS

2008   Exchange Semester Cooper Union School of Art, New York NY

2006   Diploma in Studio Art Capilano University, Vancouver BC

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

 

2020   Language for the Wrack Zone Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby BC (forthcoming)

2019   River Relations Grand Forks Art and Heritage Centre, Grand Forks, BC (forthcoming)

2018   If the River Runs Upwards Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre, AB

2018   Landfall and Departure: Epilogue (Listening to the Sea) Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo BC

2018   Flow and Thaw Gallery 555, Toronto ON: Language for the Wrack Zone (2 person)

2018   Leaning Out of Windows: Art and Physics Collaborations

       Emily Carr University Concourse Gallery, Vancouver BC

2018   River Relations: A Beholder’s Share of the Columbia River Treaty

       Emily Carr University Concourse Gallery, Vancouver BC: Study for a Lost Shoreline

2017   Crossing Boundaries: Art and the Future of Clean Energy Pensacola Museum of Art, FL

2017   The Pacific Libby Leshgold Gallery, Vancouver BC: Language for the Wrack Zone

2017   River Relations Touchstones Museum, Nelson BC: Study for a Lost Shoreline

2017   Field Guides Roundhouse Centre, Vancouver BC: Urban Animal Agency

2017   An Absolute Movement Or Gallery, Vancouver BC: Watchers

2017   This Now, More than Ever Simon Fraser University Audain Gallery, Burnaby BC

2016   Emily Carr University Faculty Exhibition Vancouver BC: Watchers

2016   Drawing Landscape Agent C Projects, Surrey BC: River Drawings

2016   See Level Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver BC: River Notes

2016   Between Among and Away Dc3Art Projects, Edmonton AB: Watchers and River Drawings

2016   River Drawings, River Notes Emily Carr University Concourse Gallery, Vancouver BC (solo)

2015   Surveillance The New Gallery, Calgary AB: Watchers

2015   BAiR Aware Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff AB: Water Movements, Land Forms

2015   Call and Response James May Gallery, Algoma WI (with artist Stephanie Clark)

2015   Flight Lines Emily Carr University Concourse Gallery, Vancouver BC: River Catalogue  

2014   VIVA Creatividad Festival Gladstone Hotel, Toronto ON: Athabasca Fragments

2014   Call and Response Milk Glass Co., Toronto ON (with artist Stephanie Clark)

2014   York University Eco Art and Media Festival Toronto ON: Reconstruction Sites

2013   Space 118 Gallery Mumbai, India

2012   Contemporary Artist’s Centre Troy NY: Run On Sentence

2011   Between Cellar and Attic Xpace Gallery, Toronto ON (with Ryan Lord and Poala Sevasta)

2009   Survival Systems Anna-Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS (solo)  

2009   The New Drawing Show The Khyber ICA, Halifax NS

2008   I Love New Work Cooper Union Great Hall Gallery, New York NY    

2008   New Adventures in Sound Art Festival  Gladstone Hotel, Toronto ON

 

RESIDENCIES

    

2018        Heima Iceland (forthcoming)

2017        Sointula Art Shed Sointula BC

2017        Banff Centre for the Arts BAiR Visual Arts, Banff AB

2017        CETUS Marine Conservation Society AIR Program

            Robson Bight Ecological Reserve, Johnston Straight BC

2016-2017   Urban Animal Agency Fieldhouse Residency, Vancouver Parks Board, Vancouver BC

2016        Columbia River Relations Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2015-2016   Common Opulence, Demmitt AB

2015        Banff Centre for the Arts BAiR Visual Arts, Banff AB

2014        Rue Studio Manitoulin Island, ON 

2013        Space 118 Studios Mumbai, India    

2012        The Homestead AK Talkeetna AK

2012        Contemporary Artists Centre at Woodside (CAC) Troy NY  

2011        Artscape Gibraltar Point Toronto Island, ON

 

TEXTS

 

2018       Poem as Longa as a River cover art: Study of a Lost Shoreline (forthcoming)

           By Fred Wah and Rita Wong, published by Talon Books, Vancouver BC

2017       Once in Blockadia cover art and featured artist: Watchers and River Catalogue

           By Dr. Stephen Collis, published by Talon Books, Vancouver BC

2016       Traveler Exhibition essay for artist Jay White

           Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston ON

2015       A Collective Struggle Interview forward for artist Stephanie Clark

           Paradigm Online Magazine

2014       Pathway of Life and John Blank’s Bags Associate Artist and Facilitator

           Making Room Community Arts and Coach House Press, Toronto ON

 

AWARDS

 

2017   Hotshkiss Family Foundation Artists’ Award Banff Centre, AB

2016   Early Career Development Mentorship Grant British Columbia Arts Council, Victoria BC

2016   Teaching Fellowship Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2016   Travel and Research Award Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2015   Senior Scholarship Award British Columbia Arts Council, Victoria BC

2015   Travel and Research Award Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2015   President’s Research Fund Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2014   Entrance Scholarship Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2013   Graduate Scholarship Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto ON

2013   Merit Award Space 118 Studios, Mazgaon, Mumbai India

2012   Merit Fellowship Contemporary Artists Centre at Woodside (CAC) Troy NY

2009   Marguarite-Zwicker Leroy Scholarship Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax NS

 

SELECT PROJECTS AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

 

2018   Panelist: Risk and Resilience: Challenges and Strategies for Artists

       Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, Nelson BC

2018   Speaker: The Wrack Zone

       Association of Literature, Environment and Culture in Canada Conference, Victoria BC

2018   Panelist: Things in the Water: Material Ecologies of the Columbia River

       River Arts Symposium: Reimagining the Columbia Across Borders, Selkirk College, Castlegar BC

2017   Panelist: The Pacific Libby Leshgold Gallery, Vancouver BC

2017   Artist Participant: Leaning Out of Windows

       Art and Physics Collaboration and Aesthetic Transformations

       SSHRCC funded project between UBC and ECUAD, Vancouver BC

2017   Artist Talk: Present Fossils

       VISA 370a: Animation and Animism, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC 

2016   Workshop: Walking Looking Drawing: Micro and Macro Perspectives with Lucie Chan

       Drawing workshop exploring layered histories on Saitwouk (2nd Beach), Vancouver BC

2016   Interview: Art for Social Change

       International Centre for Art and Social Change Research Project, Vancouver BC

2016   Speaker: The Foreshore Open Forum 1

       Access Gallery and Other Sites Projects, Vancouver BC 

2016   Panelist: See Level Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver BC

2016   Panelist: Getting Perspective on Artistic Research

       University of Alberta Educational Policies Program, Edmonton AB and Vancouver BC

2016   Artist Talk: AHIS 333 Lively Matter

       Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2016   Featured Interview: Common Notions - a Handbook Not Required: The Story of the Purple Thistle Centre

       Documentary Film by Carla Bergman and Corin Brown, Vancouver BC

2015   Artist Talk: Visual Core 164

       Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2014   Assistant Artist Canadian Panel: The World Wall Mural Peace Building Project

       Social and Public Art Resource Centre in LA, Mayne Island BC

2009   Interview: Killing Fields CBC Radio Arts Tonight Program, Toronto ON

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Present       Executive Director Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson BC

2018          SSHRCC Grant Collaborator Columbia River Arts Across Borders Symposium

              Emily Carr University and Selkirk College, Castlegar BC

2016-2018     Visual Arts Instructor, Foundation Program                            

              Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC

2015-2018     Artist and Researcher Columbia River Relations: A Beholder’s Share of the Columbia River

              SSHRCC funded research and creation grant, ECUAD, Vancouver BC

2013-2014     Artist Facilitator and Educator Spiral Garden and Visual Art and Respite Programming

              Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto ON

2013-2014     Associate Artist Making Room Community Arts  

              Parkdale Activity and Recreation Centre, Toronto ON

2011- 2012    Artist and Educator Visual Arts Public Schools Programming, Toronto ON

2010          Sessional Painting Instructor, Studio Arts Program

              Capilano University, North Vancouver BC

2009-2010     Mentor and Program Facilitator Dream Seeds Program for young women at risk

              Purple Thistle Center for Art and Activism, Vancouver BC