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Education

September 2010 - April 2013 | University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB | MFA Program - Painting.

September 2003 - April 2008 | Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD), Calgary, AB | BFA Program - Graduated with Distinction

January 2006 - April 2006 | Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design (ECIAD) | General Fine Arts, Mobility Exchange Program

Grants/Awards

2013 | Graduate Students' Association Professional Development Award, Edmonton, AB

2010 - 2012 | University of Alberta Graduate Studies Scholarship, Edmonton, AB

2011 | Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Graduate Scholarship
2011 | Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Individual Project Grant.

2009 | Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant.

2008 | Art Central Studio Prize
2008 | Students Association Bursary. ACAD

2007 | Karen McKinnon Art Bursary. ACAD
2007 | Student Legacy Scholarship. ACAD

2006 | Students Association Bursary. ACAD
2006 | Karen McKinnon Art Bursary. ACAD
2006 | Student Legacy Scholarship. ACAD

2005 | Jason Lang Scholarship. ACAD
2005 | Millenium Scholarship. ACAD
2005 | Karen McKinnon Art Bursary. ACAD
2005 | Wilfred and Elsie Perrott Bursary. ACAD

Residencies

2009 | Self Directed Production Residency,
The Banff Centre, AB

Selected Exhibition Record (* denotes solo show)

2017 | *"KOAC 2017 Gala and Art Auction"
Hotel Arts, Calgary, AB

2016 | *"LOOK2016"
The Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, Calgary, AB

2016 | *"Distant and Familiar"
Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB

2014 | *"Majestic Wanderer"
Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB

2014 | *"Duets: Shared Ideas in Painting"
University of Alberta Enterprise Square Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2013 | *"Split Seconds, Soft Edges"
FAB Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2013 | "Animal Skins and Visual Surfaces"
University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire, Foster Gallery, Eau Claire, WI

2012 | "Schmancy"
Art Park Contemporary Art Exhibition, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

2012 | "Unstable Natures"
Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2011 | "The Fine Art of Schmoozy"
Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2010 | "In Place"
Parts Gallery, Toronto, ON

2009 | *"Day Dreams in Transit"
Newzones Gallery. Calgary, AB.

2009 | "Brown Bag Lunch Fundraiser"
Art Gallery of Calgary, AB

2009 | "Elephant Artist Relief Fundraiser"
Arrata Opera Centre, Calgary, AB

2008 | "Wayne Gretzky Rocks"
Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB

2008 | "Pameran Poskad Show"
Singapore

 

2008 | "NASAD Review Exhibition"
Main Mall, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2008 | "Awards Show"
Main Maill, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2007 | "Psychological Interference"
371 Gallery, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2007 | "Awards Show"
Main Maill, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2007 | "Holler"
809 Gallery Opening, Calgary, AB

2006 | "Surface"
The Media Gallery, ECIAD, Vancouver, BC

Professional Service/Community

2012 | Volunteer Teaching Assistant
University of Alberta

2008 | Drawing Major Student Council Member
ACAD

2007 | Drawing Major Student Council Member
ACAD

2007 | Street Youth Drop-In Program Assistant
Round House Community Centre, Vancouver, BC

2005 | Juried on ACAD Student Legacy Scholarship
ACAD

Conferences/Speaking Events

2013 | "Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities"
McGill English Graduates Students Association, McGill University, Montreal QC

Work Experience

2014 - Present | Gallery Assistant, Scott Gallery, Edmonton, AB
- Design exhibition postcards and events newsletter
- Communicate gallery happenings on social media and in person
- Update artist's profiles
- Install and take down installations

2013 - Present | Principle Instructor, Art Fundamentals/ Drawing and Intermedia University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
- Prep outline for daily lecture
- Assess and grade art projects
- Give group and one-on-one instruction to students
- Lead critiques and seminars

2010 - 2012 | Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
- Prep classes for instructor
- Give group and one-on-one instruction to students
- Lead critiques and seminars

2008 - Present | Represented Artist, Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB
- Supply work for bi-annual solo exhibition
- Maintain body of work, updated regularly for general exhibition
- Update artist statements
- Body of work is regularly considered for private and public collection

Collections

Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Permanent Collection

Cenovus Energy
Calgary, AB, Corporate Collection

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Permanent Collection

Professional Service / Community

2014 - 2015 | Volunteer Tour Guide
Art Gallery of Alberta