education

MFA   University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK.

    BFA (honours) University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

      Sheridan College of Applied Arts and Technology, Media Arts, Oakville, Ont.

        selected solo and two person exhibitions

        14         Interspecies Communication Breakdown, Whitby Station Gallery (ART cube),  Whitby ON

        13         I'd Rather Learn From One Bird How to Sing than to Teach 10,000 Stars How Not to Dance,

                     Impresario Gallery, Cobourg ON

        12         The Wilderness, Gallery, 444-s  presented by Thunderbird Research, Toronto ON.

        11          Fleximus Maximus, Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon SK*

        10        Wild, Wild Life, Harcourt House, Edmonton AB*

                     12 Point Buck, Nouveau Gallery, Regina SK.

                     Natural Artifice, Gallery 44, Toronto ON. *

        09        12 Point Buck, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge AB. *

                     Hurd, Parlor, Lethbridge AB. *

        06        The Privilege of Being Solid,  Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan,    

        05        Float,  Deleon White Gallery, Toronto ON.

        04        Cushion, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, B.C.

                     Both-And, Campbell River Public Art Gallery

        03        Field, Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria BC. (collaboration with Andrew Taggart)

        02        Within, Without, CVAG (Comox Valley Art Gallery), Courtenay B.C.

                    Tele-Cast, Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria B.C.

        selected group exhibitions

        12         Recent Acquisitions, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge AB

                     Art Brownie Rainbow 2012, IndexG, Toronto ON.

        11          Mapping A Prairie City: Lethbridge and its Suburbs, SAAG, Lethbridge AB

        09        Serendipity, Trianon Gallery, Lerhbridge AB

        08        3-11, Nouveau Gallery, Regina SK.

                     Pot Luck, Trianon Gallery, Letbridge AB

        07        The Emerging Landscape, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary AB.

                     Tales From the Cyclops Library, Third Space Gallery, Saint John New Brunswick

                     Button Up, Trap Door Artist Run Center, Lethbridge AB.

        06        Shoot it, Stuff it, Show it,  Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan,

        05        Cyclops Dreams, Access Gallery,  Vancouver B.C., curated by Jo Cook

                     Infinity Project, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., curated by Jo Cook

                     MFA group exhibition Snelgrove Gallery, U of S, Saskatoon,  SK.

        03        Cast of Idioms, Open Space, Victoria B.C. collaboration with Stacia Verigin,

                     55, UVic Visual Art Dept. Grad show, UVic Visual Arts Building                       

                     UBC Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver B.C.                                   

        02        The Brown House Gallery, Victoria B.C.

                     MAIN gallery, (UVic), Victoria, B.C. curated by John Tupper

                     B.C. Festival of The Arts, Surrey, B.C.

                     AGGV (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria), Victoria B.C.

        01         Open Space, Victoria B.C.

                     TOAE, Toronto, On.

                     Artropolis 2001 Vancouver, B.C. ,

        screenings

        12         Dear Me, Dusty Coulee Tumbletown @ IMAA Banff Summit, Banff AB*

        08        Deer Foraging, TUFF - Toronto Urban Film Festival ­*

        03        Salt Mind, Antimatter Independent Film and Video Festival, Victoria B.C.  with Stacia Verigin

                     Madeleine Recalls What Ralph Did to the Chickens, Cortes Island Film and Video Festival, Cortes Island BC.

        teaching, curatorial  and professional experience

                     Curator, The Latcham Gallery, Stouffville ON, 01/12 - present

                     Instructor: Sculpture/Fabrication Studio Durham College, Oshawa ON 01/13 - 04/13

                     Art Technician Faculty of Fine Art, University of Lethbridge 01/08 – 06/11

                     board member / vice president,Trap/Door Artist Run Center, Lethbridge AB.

                     facilitator for 12 Point Buck’s Wild Life Sketch Club, Southern Alberta Art Galllery 10/09*

                     co-curator with Trap\door, Tales From the Vault, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery,

                     (catalogue) 10/08

                     assistant professor: 3D Visual Foundations, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Lethbridge, 09/07 – 12/07

                     assistant professor: 3DVisual Foundations, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Lethbridge, 09/06 - 12/06

                     assistant professor: 2DVisual Foundations, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Lethbridge, 09/06 - 12/06

                     board & selection committee member, AKA artist run center, Saskatoon SK

                     assistant professor: 2nd year sculpture Dept. of Art and Art History University of Saskatchewan 06/06

                     lecturer: 2nd year sculpture Dept. of Art and Art History University of Saskatchewan 01/06 – 04/06

                     Substitute Instructor: drawing, Dept of Art, Education University of Saskatchewan 10/05

                     Sculpture technician: University of Saskatchewan 09/04 – 08/05 

                     curator: Some Restrictions May Apply, MAINgallery UVic, Victoria BC

                     co-curator with Christian Giroux: Retailienation, AGGV, Victoria BC

        public lectures

        11          Kenderdine Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

                     Art Now, University of Lethbridge, ethbridge AB

        09        Art Now, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge AB *

        06        Art now, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge AB

        05        University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK

        04        Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC

                     Campbell River Public Art Gallery, Campbell River BC

        01         Open Space Artist Run Center, Victoria 

        awards and distinction

        14          OAC grant

        13          OAC grant

        12          OAC grant

        09          AFA project grant*

        07          College of Graduate Studies and Research Thesis Award Recipient, Humanities and Fine Arts, U of S, Saskatoon SK

                      Runner- up Governor General’s Gold Medal Recipient for 2006-2007

        06          Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Saskatchewan

        05          Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Saskatchewan

        02          The Heather Cragg Memorial Scholarship, University of Victoria

        02          The Helen Pitt Fund For the Fine Arts Award, University of Victoria

        published works

                     Catalog essay for Rick Leong, The Phenomenology of Dusk at Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George BC, 2014

                     Brochure essay for Andrew Taggart, Demonstrations and Rational Demons, an exhibition for Trap/Door at Le Petit Trianon, Lethbridge AB 2008

                     Tails From the Vault, catalog contributions University of Lethbridge Art Gallery 2008

                     Delirium Press, illustrator for “Everything is True” by Patrick Leroux 2006

                     Ripple Effect Press, “construct” digital illustration and creative rant. Vancouver, B.C. 2003

                     Broken Spoke Press #7, drawings, cover and frontspiece Seattle, WA. 2002

                     Inner Harbour Review, drawings, Victoria, B.C. 2001

        bibliography

                     Planet S Saskatoon SK. 12/11* Bart Gazzola

                     Canadian Art 04/10* Amy Fung

                     Globe and Mail 02/10 Gary Michael Dault*

                     Natural Artifice (catalogue) essay by Dayna McLeod, 01/10*

                     Galleries West 01/10*

                     Galleries West 09/09

                     Galleries West 01/08

                     Nanaimo Daily News, Nanaimo, B.C. 11/04

                     Campbell River Mirror, 04/04

                     Comox Valley Echo, Courtenay B.C. 14/03

                     Monday Magazine, Victoria B.C. Entertainment weekly, 07/01

        * with 12 Point Buck, a collaboration with Leila Armstrong