Education

2010 MFA, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
2007 BFA, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
2006 Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany

Solo Exhibitions

2017 PULL, Comox Valley Art Gallery: Project Room Studio, Courtenay, BC
2016 New Work, Vancouver Art Gallery: Feature Artist, Art Rental & Sales, Vancouver, BC
2015 A Piece of the Ground, A Piece of the Sky, Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
2014 Syncopate For, Forest City Gallery, London, ON
2012 Taking Shape, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC
2010 Unfixed, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC
Subject to Change, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Bus, FINA Gallery, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
2014 El Arbol de la Garceta, Centrol Cultural Ajijic, Ajijic, Mexico
Art Toronto, Galerie BAC, Toronto, ON (Art Fair)
Papier 14: Contemporary Art Fair of Works on Paper, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC
2013 Extreme Painting, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC
2012 Vendu/Sold (Esse Magazine), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, QC (Auction)
Art Toronto, Galerie BAC, Toronto, ON (Art Fair)
Papier 12: Contemporary Art Fair of Works on Paper, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC
2011 HRM Contemporary Visual Art Purchase Program – Shortlist Exhibition, Halifax City Hall, Halifax, NS
Inaugural Exhibition, Meghan Fish Contemporary Art + Projects, Halifax, NS
Voices of Fire: Toward a Postmodern Theory of Abstraction, Curated by Benjamin Klein, Galerie SAS, Montreal, QC
The Artist Project, Toronto, ON (Art Fair)
2010 12th RBC Canadian Painting Competition:

  • The Power Plant, Toronto, ON;
  • Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS;
  • Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, ON;
  • Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB

With a Twist, NSCAD Fine Arts Faculty Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

2009 New and/or Knot..., Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
Fresh Paint / New Construction, Galerie Art Mür, Montreal, QC
Aural Fixations, Port Loggia Gallery, Halifax, NS
In Return, Sydney College of Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia. Curators: Dr. Brad Buckley and Dr. Bruce Barber
Hello, My Name Is…, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
2008 Where else we gonna put it? Wee Red, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
2007 Audiospace 2007, Open Space Arts Society, Victoria, BC
UBC-O Graduating Exhibition, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC
23/7, UBC-O Graduating Exhibition
2006 Retread, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC
Drei Kunstler, Three Person Show, UBC-O Gallery, Kelowna, BC
Behind the Stage, HAW Hamburg Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Finding Voice, Vertigo Gallery, Vernon, BC

Awards

2011 Honourable Mention – HRM Contemporary Visual Art Purchase Program
Untapped Emerging Artist Competition, The Artist Project Toronto
2010 Semifinalist – 12th RBC Canadian Painting Competition
Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture & Heritage Presentation Grant
2009 SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship – Joseph Armand Bombardier
BC Arts Council Senior Scholarship Award
2 Travel Grants, NSCAD University
2008 BC Arts Council Senior Scholarship Award
Robert Pope Foundation Graduate Scholarship, NSCAD University
Graduate Fellowship Award, NSCAD University
Travel Grant, NSCAD University
2007 Audiospace 2007 Competition Winner, Open Space Arts Society
CanWest Global Centre for Artists Video Award
BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition Nominee Award

Publications

2012 Taking Shape, Exhibition Catalogue, Galerie BAC
Vendu/Sold 2012, Benefit Auction Catalogue, Les Éditions Esse, 2012
2011 Voices of Fire: Toward a Post Postmodern Theory of Abstraction, Cameron Skeene, Border Crossings, Issue No. 119, p.144
Signs of Life Among the Dying, John Pohl, The Gazette (Montreal), April 2, 2011
Peintures Enflammées, Jérôme Delgado, Le Devoir, April 2, 2011
2010 Studio Visit Magazine, Summer 2010, Volume Eleven
2010 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Catalogue, Royal Bank of Canada
Unfixed, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC
Graduation Catalogue, NSCAD University
2009 MFA Now Painting Competition Catalogue
2006 The Daily Courier, Wednesday, October 26
UBC Okanagan Public Affairs News Feature, Fall 2006
The Phoenix, October, Vol. 17, Issue 3

Collections

Halifax Regional Municipality, NS
Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC
University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
Various private collections

Related Professional Activities

2017 Instructor, North Island College, Courtenay, BC
Artist in Residence, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Project Room Studio, Courtenay, BC
2016 Founding Board Member, McLoughlin Artist Residency, Courtenay, BC
Artist Talk, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2014 Instructor, Painting Studio, OCAD University
Instructor, Abstract Painting, OCAD University
Instructor, Intermediate Painting, OCAD University
Artist in Residence, Spark Box Studios, Picton, ON
Artist in Residence, Bus From Guadalajara, Ajijic, Mexico
2013 Instructor, Intermediate Painting, OCAD University
Instructor, Plein Air Painting, University of Manitoba
Instructor, Drawing 1, University of Manitoba
2012 Instructor, Painting Studio, OCAD University
Instructor, Abstract Painting, OCAD University
Instructor, Plein Air Painting, University of Manitoba
2011 Instructor, Intro To Studio Practice, NSCAD University
2010 Instructor, Painting: Collage, NSCAD University
Instructor, Foundation Studio Practice: Paint/Print, NSCAD University
Teaching Assistant, Intro to Visual Culture with Alexandra Emberley
2009 Teaching Assistant, Intermediate Mixed Media Drawing with Suzanne Funnell
Teaching Assistant, Advanced Painting with Mathew Reichertz
2008 Teaching Assistant, Intro Painting with Sheila Provazza
2007 Gallery Assistant, Alternator Gallery for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, BC
Guest Lecturer, Visual Forum Class, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna BC, January 23
2006 Gallery Assistant, Alternator Gallery for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, BC