2006-09 Concordia University, Montréal, Québec Canada. M.F.A. Studio Arts
1997-01 Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary Alberta Canada. B.F.A. Honors, Sculpture
An Ordinary Day Film Festival - curated by Helena Norell, Mats Landström and Carolina Hindsjö, Studio 44, Stockholm Sweden
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation – RedCat Theatre Los Angeles California, Block Cinema Chicago, Pioneer Works Brooklyn NY, Grace St Theatre Richmond Virginia, WNDX - Prairie Program - Festival of Moving Image – Winnipeg, Dazibao Video Program - Lux London UK
Holland Animation Film Festival –Shortlist nominee
TEUFS 4 Toronto Ontario
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Australia
Physical Space Gallery – Austin Peay State University Tennessee USA, Alberta Biennale, Art Gallery of Alberta Edmonton AB, Epcor Center for the Arts/ GAMA Calgary AB.
Segal Cinema Space/ Mtl.QC, SanFrancisco Independent Film Festival, Blue Sunshine Screening Mtl.QC
Victoria Independent Film Festival B.C., AniFest. Prague Czech Republic, Sappy Fest, Sackville NB
GIRAF 5. Calgary AB, Valand School of Art- Gothenburg Sweden, Textiles Museum of Canada, Curator: AllysonMitchell, 'Animated Anomalies' - Center for Art Tapes, Halifax N.S.' i love you/i love you too' Jess Dobkin- Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto Ont.
National Film Board of Canada, Open house program, Montréal QC, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax N.S., Toronto Urban Film Festival, Ont., ArtSpace Peterborough Ont.
6th Annual Festival of Fringe, Durham Art Gallery, Durham Ont, Dawson City International Film Festival, Yukon, Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival, Quickdraw Animation Society. Calgary AB
St.John's International Women's Film Festival, St.John's Nfld, DawsonCity
International Film Festival, Yukon 'Film Pop' Montréal, Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival. Quickdraw Animation, Soc. Calgary AB, Faucet Media Arts Festival. Struts Gallery, Sackville NB, Bookmobile Screening-La Central, Mtl QC, Electric Tractor, Mtl QC, Animated Objects Festival, EM Media CalgaryAB, Atlantic Womens Film Festival St.John's Nfld.
Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Dawson City YK
SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018 Ballroom, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse Montreal Quebec –solo
2017 Still life an animated trilogy, TRUCK gallery Calgary AB - solo
2017 Digital Erratics with Timothy Belliveau, FOFA Gallery Concordia University Montreal QC
2017 Trex touring exhibition, Art Gallery of Alberta and the Prairie Art Gallery
2015 Graphic novel exchange / Federation Wallonie Bruxelles with Jean-Luc Cornette, Fete de la BD Brussels Belgium
2015 Trex touring exhibition, Art Gallery of Alberta and the Prairie Art Gallery
2013 When you break and all they see inside is light, Coop Gallery, Nashville Tennessee USA
2013 If found return to me, solo exhibition AKA gallery Saskatoon SK
2012 The grey sea and the long black land, Roos Arts Rosendale NY
2011 Natural disasters, pets and other stories, w Jessica MacCormack, Open Sky, North West Territories
2010 Entre chien et loup, Monastiraki Montréal QC
2010 Teenage Wisdom- Come down from the Mountain. Roos Gallery Rosendale NY
2010 When you break and they see inside is light, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale NY
2010 Please be there tomorrow, Le Garage, Curator: Gregory Teodori, London UK.
2010 Natural disasters, pets and other stories, with Jessica MacCormack, Stride Gallery, Calgary AB
2010 Natural disasters, pets and other stories, with Jessica MacCormack, Ace Art, Winnipeg Manitoba
2005 A little Someday Hopeful, YYZ Gallery, Toronto Ont.
2004 Soft and Fuzzy Lies, with Cindy Baker Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston Ont.
2004 Ever Since Last November, The Khyber Gallery, Halifax N.S.
2003 Ever Since last November, Odd Gallery, Dawson City Yukon
2003 Selected Works, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse Yukon, Feb-Mar.
2002 Ever Since last November, Gallerie Sans Nom, Moncton NB, Nov.15
2002 Selected Works, The Other Gallery, Banff AB, Banff Centre for the Arts.
2002 toboggan, The New Gallery, Calgary AB, Mar.8-30
2002 Canadian luv Note #1, Stride Gallery +15 Performing Arts Center Calgary AB
2001 Reindeer, Truck Gallery + 15 Performing Arts Center Calgary AB
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBTIONS
2018 Youkobo Art Projects - Tokyo Japan
2018 Itoshima Still life, Studio Kura - Fukuoka Japan
2017 Tokyo Wondersite - Open Studio, Tokyo Japan
2017 The sensual world, Curated by Patrick Allaby Owens Art Gallery Sackville New Brunswick
2014 Made in the early 2000's, Glenbow Museum, Calgary AB
2013 Voices The EVP Project, Send +Receive, Winnipeg MB
2013 Voices The EVP Project, POP Montreal QC
2013 Alberta Biennale, curator: Nancy Tousley, Art Gallery of Alberta
2012 Reshelving Initiative – Eye Level Gallery, Halifax NS
2011 POP- Printed on Paper – Roos Gallery Rosendale NY., Bona Fide- Owens Art Gallery Mount Allison University, Curator Gemey Kelly, Sackville NB. Playlist/
Favorite Youtube Videos, Owens Art Gallery Curator: Kirsten Atkins, Sackville NB
2010 Hands, Vision, Voice. WSW at the Grolier Club New York NY
2010 About face/Kopfüber, Two Window Project, Curator: Gregory Teodori. Berlin Germany
2008 Encantada, Alba Academy, Holguin Cuba - Superdog Underdog, Diane Tanios Gallery, Chicago Illinois USA, Spirit, Spirit, Spirit, Petterborough Art Gallery, Peterborough Ont.,
Choeur de Griffonnage, Fofa Gallery, Concordia
2007 It's a Wonderful Life, Struts, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville N.B.
2006 Supernatural, Museum London, Curator: Melanie Townsend, London Ont.
2005 Infinity Project, Helen Pitt Gallery, Currated by Jo Cook, Vancouver BC
2004 Soft and Fuzzy Lies, Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston Ont.
2004 Self Publish or Perish, Open Space Gallery, Currated by Jo Cook, Victoria BC
2003 Transfigure, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Currated by Catherine Crowston.
2002 Indemnity: Intimate Objects Made Dear, ArtCity, Currated by Noel Begin, Calgary AB
2002 love in the year 2002, Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge AB,
2001 Art Week , Bankers Hall , Calgary AB.
PUBLICATIONS AND BOOKS
2016 Made In Calgary An Exploration of Art from the 1960's to the 2000's Published: Glenbow Museum
2016 Beacon – Ken Housego exhibtion catalogue – curatorial intro and essay
2015 Secret Life –artist writing and works published by Quiet Spell – Zoe Chan & Karin Zuppiger
2014 One year in America - graphic novel 125 pgs Conundrum Press
2013 Papirmasse Issue 40
2013 The News From Here – Alberta Bienniale Publication edited by Nancy Tousley Art Gallery of Alberta
2010 Academy and Estate edition of 40 artist books. Published by Women's Studio Workshop NY
2010 don't get lonely don't get lost, short stories and drawing/ DVD insert - 225pgs. Conundrum Press
2007 The great hopeful someday graphic novel with dvd insert - 225 pgs. Conundrum Press
2005 Something to pet the cat about graphic novel- 175pgs. Conundrum Press
2018 Youkobo- Tokyo Japan
2018 Studio Kura – Fukuoka Japan
2016-17 CALQ/ Tokyo Wondersite – Artist in Residence Tokyo Japan
2017 Wood Buffalo Region, Alberta Artist in Residence/ Mentor program
2016 Banff Centre for the Arts – thematic residency Still Alive
2015 CALQ Writer and graphic novelist residency at Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles Belgium
2010 Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale NewYork
2010 Outport Aesthetics, Fogo Island Newfoundland
2009 Anchor Archive, Halifax Nova Scotia
2007 Struts Gallery, Sackville New Brunswick
2006 National Film Board of Canada, Hot House 3 program
2003 Confederation Centre for the Arts, Charlottetown P.E.I.
2003 Klondike Institute for Arts and Culture, DawsonCity Yukon
2002 Banff Centre for the Arts, Beauty thematic residency, Banff Alberta
2017 Dissemination Grant – Grant MacEwan Univeristy, Edmonton AB
2015 Finalist Doug Wright award – Toronto Comics Arts Festival
2014 Alumni Honour Award – Alberta College of Art and Design
2013 Alberta Foundation for the Arts - Project Creation Grant
2010-11 Conseil des arts et des lettres de Quebec Research and Creation Grant
2010 Conseil des arts et des lettres de Quebec Travel grant
2009 William Blair Brucebo Fine Art Scholarship (Sweden)
2008 Toronto Urban Film Festival – 1st prize in Best in Urban Imaginary, Travel Grant Canada Council for the Arts, CIAM travel grant Concordia University
2007-09 Hydro-Québec John Molson School of Art and Business Scholarship
2007 CIAM project grant Concordia University
2006-07 Concordia University – Avi and Dora Morrow Fellowship
2006-09 Concordia University – Tuition Remission award
2006 Canada Council for the Arts – Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant
2003 Alberta Foundation for the Arts- Travel Grant
2002 Louise Mckinney Scholarship – Banff Centre for the Arts
2001 Grain Exchange Award – Sculpture
2001 Illingworth Kerr Gallery – Bursary
2001 Alberta College of Art and Design – Students Assoc. Bursary
2001 Husky Oil Scholarship
2000 Alberta Foundation for the Arts – Study Scholarship
WORKS IN THE COLLECTION OF
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, ARTEXT Montréal, Confederation Centre for the Arts Prince Edward Island, Brucebo Foundation Sweden, Women's Studio Workshop NY, various private national and international collections.
V-tape International, Conundrum Press, Women's Studio Workshop NY
SELECTED REVIEWS AND CATALOGUES
2018 The Concordian, Feb 6th: Zachary Cook
2016 Carousel Magazine, 4 Panel Project, December Issue- Comic Strip
2014 Globe and Mail- Three beautiful comics you need to read: Sean Rogers Nov.28. 15, Sequential Canadian Comics Review: BK Munn Nov.13.14,
Comic Book Resources: Michael C Lorah Nov.4.15
2013 Canadian Art Magazine- Summer Edition Review by Sandra Fraser, The StarPhoenix- Masterful work at AKA by Marsha Day,
Edmonton Journal – AGA biennial celebrates ' ‘where we are' by: Fish Griwkowski
2012 PaperWait - Volume 13 'Critical distance Natural Disasters Pets and Other Stories' by Leslie Supnet
2011 Spectacular Optical/ Fantasia Int'l Film Festival- 'Special Affect: DIY Female animators' by Leslie Supnet, Bona Fide – Catalogue published by Mount Allison University
and the Owens art gallery NB, Geist Volume 78/79, Broken Pencil, Concordia University Magazine, No more potlucks, Montréal QC
2010 'The World is made of work' exhibition statement for Stride Gallery by John Davies. Broken Pencil- book review by Nathaniel Moore.
Telegraph Journal- book review by Mike Landry. The Manitoban- exhibition review by Robin Dudgeon. Utne Reader- blog review by Karen Garcia.
The Uniter- exhibition review by Timothy Dyck. Winnipeg Free Press exhibition review byAlison Gillmor. C Magazine- Image
2009 It's a wonderful life Struts Artist-run centre 25th Anniversary Exhibition. Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University Sackville NewBrunswick
2008 Geist Magazine, Broken Pencil, Pivot Journal- text by Natasha Pashak
2007 Mix Magazine Listing/photo Dec, Pivot Journal
2006 Ukula review by Valerie Howes, The portable conundrum – Compendium of Canadian writers edited by Andy Brown.
2005 The Mirror, Dec.8, Montreal QC-book review, The Hour, Dec.1, Montreal QC- book review, The Globe and Mail, Jan.7th Pg.R23- exhibition review,
YYZ Publication exhibition essay by Natasha Pashak,
2004 The Coast Interview by Jon Tupper -Confederation Centre for the Arts June Vol 12
2003 CBC Radio Maritimes - June live interview, The Guardian Charlottetown PEI - June 18 interview, Klondike Sun, Jan / Feb Arts Update,
Yukon News - Jan 8 article by Michele Genest
2002 Mix Magazine- winter 2002 V28.3, Canadian Art Magazine- winter Vol.12 #4, Calgary Herald -Sept 8, The Lethbridge Herald June 21, Fast Forward March 7
PANELS, JURIES AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2018 Artist Talk video - An Ordinary Day Film Festival, Stockholm Sweden at Studio 44
with Nada Hasan, Helena Norell, Mats Landström, and Carolina Hindsjö https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snFvXpwvdJo
2018 Artist Talk video - Galerie La Centrale
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QExCFZ2w_UQ&t=2s2017-18 Edmonton Art Council Jury member
2017 Visiting Artist talk - CalArts / California Institute for the Arts, Valencia California
2017 Visitor in the arts series, Red Deer College Alberta
2016 Concordia University, ArtX480 – Visiting artist /workshop
2016 Alberta College of Art and Design/ Studio Visits
2015 Artist Presentation – Art Gallery of Grande Prairie
2015 Curator for Ken Housego’s exhibition “Beacon” – Art Gallery of Grande Prairie
2014 Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec -Visual Arts Grant Jury member
2014 Workshop Presentation - Foreman Art Gallery – Bishop University, Sherbrooke QC
2014 Artist Presentation – Conversations in Contemporary Arts Concordia University
2013 Guest Speaker- Women in the Arts class Grande Prairie Regional College AB
2012 Visitor in the arts series, Red Deer College, Red Deer AB
2012 Arts Symposium – Bodies in Motion, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie AB
2011 Graphic Novel Round Table - with Lori Schubert, Québec Writers Federation, Drawn & Quarterly, MTL QC
2011 Round Table ‘Hand Made Assembly’ – Struts Gallery Sackville NB
2010 Artist Presentation - Vaaland School of Fine Arts – Gothenburg Sweden
2009 Artist Presentation - Mount Allison University, Sackville NB
2008 Artist Presentation- Concordia University / Communication Dept. Montréal QC