ARTIST CV

Citizenship
Canadian

Working between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Vancouver, BC, Canada

Education

2018 - Present - Master of Fine Arts (Candidate) - California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, USA

2014 - 2018 - Bachelor of Fine Arts - Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Surrey, BC, Canada

2017 - Studio and Art History Field School - Paris / Kassel (Documenta 14)

2015 - Studio and Art History Field School - New York / Venice (Venice Biennale)

Scholarships & Awards

2018 - 1st Place (Category: Photography & New Media) - 2018 Arts Competition, Surrey Art Gallery

2018 - BMO 1st Art Award - Institutional Nominee

2017 - Margaretha Bootsma Award for Notable Achievement in a Discipline (Sculpture)

2017 - Linda Schwartz Endowment Award

2017 - Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize - Longlisted Nominee

2016 - Margaretha Bootsma Award for Visual Arts Excellence

Solo Exhibitions

2018 - Provincial Love Letter, Mint Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, USA

2017 - Transigence, Converted Classroom, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 - [upcoming] ArtRich 2019 - Richmond Art Gallery - Richmond, BC, Canada

2019 - New Wight Biennial: Circadian Region  - New Wight Gallery (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
2019 - Confux - Spruce Atrium (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Surrey BC, Canada

2018 - Parallels - Deer Lake Gallery - Burnaby, BC, Canada

2018 - ARTS 2018- Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, Canada

2018 - until now, Pop Up Space, 112 E Broadway Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2017 -  EIGHT x EIGHT, Gam Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2017 - Influx: Out of Sight, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, Canada

2017 - Uncanny, Fir Gallery (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Surrey, BC, Canada

2016 -  KPU 28th Annual Scholarships & Awards Dinner, River Rock Casino, Richmond, BC, Canada

2016 - Earthworks 2, Fir Gallery (Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada

2016 - Earthworks, Fir Gallery (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Surrey, BC, Canada

2016 - Private Inquiries, Public Exposure, Newton Popup Gallery, Surrey, BC, Canada

2015 -  Talking Back, Fir Gallery, Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Surrey, BC, Canada

2015 - Baseline A1 (From Arisa), Faculty Office Display Window, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada

Public Works

2016 -  ARE YOU LONELY, Fir Building Entrance Doorway, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada

Publications

2018 - EIGHT x EIGHT EXHIBIT SHOWCASES KPU STUDENTS’ ARTWORK, The Runner, January 7, 2018

2017 - Featured Artist - KPU Faculty of Arts Newsletter. Issue 11 (Spring 2017)

 

Artist Talks:

2019 - Panel Discussion - Conflux - Spruce Atrium (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Surrey, BC, Canada

2017 - Influx: Out of Sight, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, Canada

 

Professional Experience

2019 - Supershop (CalArts) Technician/Supervisor 

2019 - Graduate Assistant to Director of the Super Shop (Alexandria Carrion) (CalArts) 

2019 - Co-Curator - Conflux, Spruce Atrium, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada

2019 - Fabricator/Sculpture Technician - Artist Lucy Kerr - Four Girl Trick

2018 - Preparator - until now, Pop Up Space, 112 E Broadway Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2017 - Curator/Organizer, EIGHT x EIGHT, Gam Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2016 - Preparatory Assistant - Selected Works by Susanna Blunt, Arbutus Gallery, Surrey, BC, Canada

2016 - General Errands & Gallery Attendant - Private Inquiries, Public Exposure, Newton Popup Surrey, BC, Canada

2017 - 2018 President of Kwantlen Art Collective

2014 - 2017 Member of Kwantlen Art Collective

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