Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions

2018 Gender and The Lens II, Ryerson Artscape, Toronto and Napier University, Edinburgh

2017 Dances at Dances at MuCCC: Festival of Contemporary Dance in Rochester NY

2017 Laugh/Think, John B. Aird Gallery

2016-17 Hard Twist 11-The Gladstone Hotel

2016 Fly By Night: Nuit Blanche at The Gladstone

2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Graduate Gallery, OCAD University

2016 Reconstructing Resilience Symposium and Exhibition, OCAD University

2015 F-generation: Feminism, Art, Progression- The George Paton Gallery, Melbourne Australia

2015 Feminist Art Conference Exhibit- Artscape Gibraltar Point

2015 Envelopment(s)- Robert Kananaj Gallery

2014 Thresholds-Graduate Gallery OCAD University

2014 Yellow House Gallery

2014 Toronto Art Expo

2014 Homer Watson House and Gallery

2014 Solo Exhibit- Hangman Art Gallery

2013 The Eco Show- Gallery 1313

2012 Hangman Art Gallery

2012 14th Annual Riverdale Artwalk

2012  Arts Market, Toronto

2004  Redhead Gallery

 

Education

MFA, Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design OCAD University, 2016

Honours BFA, OCAD University, Toronto ON, 2014

 

 Scholarships

2015/16  Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2014/16  OCAD U Dean’s Scholarship:  Interdisciplinary Masters in Art, Media and Design

 

Awards

2016 The Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design Outstanding Exhibition Award

 

Academic Lectures

Artist Talk, OCAD University   2017

Guest presenter for undergraduate Drawing and Painting course: Landscape: Garden of Earthly Delights.

Artist Talk, York University   2017

Guest presenter for Law/Culture/Representation course: How critical issues can be visualized through the arts.

 

Residencies

2015 Feminist Art Conference Residency, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto ON

2014 Public Elementary School Residency- Bruce Jr. Public School (Arts in Education), Toronto ON

 

Conferences

2016 Reconstructing Resilience Symposium, OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

2015 Feminist Art Conference, Artist discussion panel, OCAD University; Toronto, ON.

2015  Villanova Philosophy Conference, “New Encounters in French and Italian Thought,” Villanova University, Pensilvania. Paper submission: “Come to My Backyard: Bio-power and the Young-Girl in Domestic Space.”

 

Committees

2015/16 Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design Programming Committee,  OCAD University.

 

Teaching 

Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Art, OCAD University   2017 – Present

Marker/ Grader for undergraduate course Thesis: Studio Research.

Art Instructor

Canadian Contemporary School of Art   2017 – Present

Students are introduced to avenues of conceptual making within sculptural practice, and learn ways to build visual language using textile and mixed media.

Session Leader

ITP Camp, NYU, New York   June 2017

 Led skills sharing workshops dedicated to making hand crafted, wearable sculptural forms. Instructed students in soft sculpture construction with a focus in small garment fabrication, felting techniques, sewing and wire armature building. These body-based sculpture workshops offered professionals opportunities to explore art making using soft material as a component to NYU’s 2017 ITP Summer Camp.

 

 Graduate Research Assistant

The Social Body Lab, OCAD University   October 2016 – January 2017

Interdisciplinary art based research in the development of Inquisitive Devices– wearable, body-based communication systems. Prototype for these systems were made through reflexive, sculptural material exploration and embedded electronic components, with the aim to explore possible, probable, and fantastic futures of body-based communications.

Sculpture, Craft and Public Pedagogy: MFA Thesis Research

The Gall Pod Public Sculpture/Installation Project, Evergreen Brick Works   2015

Art Instruction with Artist Residency, TDSB   2012 – 2014

Developed and led visual art classes to students from grades 1-6 and maintained a drop-in studio within the public school environment.

 

Notable Commissions

Portrait and landscape commissions for Christopher Plummer and renouned pianist Janina Fialkowska.

 

Art in Publications

House and Home Magazine

The Annex Gleaner News Paper, Toronto

 

 

 

 

 

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