CV

Education

2004 MFA, New York University, New York, NY
2001 BFA, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2016
In Search of Fire, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2015
Impermanence, Hammes Gallery, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

2014
Edge State (with Matilda Aslizadeh), Centre Des Arts Actuels Skol, Montreal, QC
Mongrel Histories, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2012
Flash Burn, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Shadow, TRUCK Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB

2010
Shadow, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009
Windows, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2007
Inside Out, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC

Group Exhibitions

2013
The Painting Project, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal, QC
House and Home, Campbell House, Toronto, ON

2012
Waiting for, Centre A, Vancouver, BC

2011
Small Works, Couture Galleri Contemporary Art Space, Stockholm, Sweden
Group Exhibition, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2010
Group Show, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009
Windows, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Seeing is Believing, Jennifer Hunt Gallery, Birmingham, AL
Painting on the Edge, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, BC

2008
Salon 08, VINEspace, London, UK
Showroom, Centre A, Vancouver, BC
Ground Zero Redux, Helen Pitt, Vancouver, BC

2006
Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
AIM 26, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Undercover, James Company Contemporary & Miranda Fine Arts, Port Chester, NY

2005
Brooklyn Shakers, Wooster Arts Space, New York, NY
Collision Machine, D&S Knitwear Art Collective, Brooklyn, NY
Home Sweet Home – Project Diversity, Rongio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004
Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
Primo, Buia Gallery, New York, NY
Ascent, Local Project, Long Island City, NY
Accessing the Void, Buia Gallery, New York, NY
Ants on a Log, 80 Washington Square East Gallery, New York, NY
RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Retrospective, Elliott Louis Gallery, Vancouver, BC
MFAs Collide (Pratt Institute & New York University), Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute

2003
The Telephone Game, The Commons, New York University, NY
Art Stars (Mobile street exhibition), Budget rental truck, Chelsea, New York, NY
New York Area MFA Exhibition (CAA), Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

2002
Larger Than Life, North Vancouver Community Arts Council, Vancouver, BC

2001
Helen Pitt Triennial Awards Exhibition, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC
RBC Private Counsel New Canadian Painting, Harrison Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Voices, Center A, Vancouver, BC

Awards / Grants / Residencies

2016
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Bethea Scott Owen Fellowship, Amherst, VA

2015
Art Omi, Ghent, NY

2014
BC Arts Council Project Assistance Grant

2013
BC Arts Council Project Assistance Grant
Canada Council Travel Grant
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2012
MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

2011
Bemis Center, Omaha, NE
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
BC Arts Council Project Assistance Grant
Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant

2010
Banff Centre, Master Class: The Object of Art and the Art as Object with Ken Lum, Banff, AB
MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Canada Council Project Grant

2009
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2008
MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Canadian Federation of University Women – Alice E. Wilson Award

2005
AIM, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

2004
Fellow, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
Richild Von Holtzbrink Award

2002 – 2003
Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation Grant-In-Aid Fund

2001
University of British Columbia Medal in Fine Arts
Helen Pitt Award
RBC New Canadian Painting Competition, Western Canadian Semi-Finalist

2000
IODE Fine Arts Foundation Scholarship

Academic & Professional Experience

2015-current
Assistant Professor, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

2013-14
Instructor/Artist-Teacher (AT), Low-Residency Graduate Program, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT

2006 – current
Sessional and Continuing Studies Faculty,  Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

2012
Artist talk, Waiting-For, Centre A, Vancouver, BC

2011
Guest Lecture (Art Talk series), Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
Guest Lecture, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE

2007
Sessional Faculty, Lecturer in Painting, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

2006 -2011
Faculty, Drawing, Art Institute of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

2005 – 2006
Hall Farm Residency Selection Committee, VT
Studio Assistant/Registrar, Amann & Estabrook Conservation, New York, NY

2005
Adjunct Faculty, Drawing, New York University, New York, NY

2004 – 2005
Studio Assistant, Donald Moffett Studio, New York, NY
Studio/Administrative Assistant, Kirby Gookin, New York, NY

2003
Intern/Studio Assistant, Byron Kim, New York, NY
Intern/Studio Assistant, Daniel Bozhkov, New York, NY

Bibliography

2014
Roy, Marina. Walls and Tower, Centre des arts actuels SKOL. 2014 (exhibition essay).

2013
Dennis, Katherine. House and Home, Campbell House. 2013 (exhibition esssay).

2013
Vartanian, Hrag. “The Art of Paper in Montreal.” Hyperallergic. Web. 26 April 2013.

2012
Laurence, Robin. “Waiting amid windy rooms and mirror images in Waiting For.” Georgia Straight.  1
Feb 2012: 35.

2011
Mezei, Kathy. “Shadows and Blindspots.” Fillip. Issue 14, Spring 2011.

2010
Nickel, Todd. “In the ’Fold: VR’s Group of Eight.” Vancouver Review. Number 26, Fall 2010: 30.

2009
Nelson, James R. “Painting Joins Photography At Gallery.” Rev. of Seeing is Believing at Jennifer Hunt Gallery, The Birmingham News 7 Sept. 2009.

2008
Labossiere, Robert. “Showroom.” Rev. of Showroom at Centre A, BorderCrossings, Issue 108, Dec. 2008.
Peck, Aaron. Rev. of “Ground Zero Redux.” Akimblog, 25 Mar. 2008

2007
Hopkins, Michelle. “Window Dressing.” Richmond News 9 Oct. 2007: 13.

“From inside to outside.” Richmond Review 20 Sept. 2007: A16.

Lowenstein, Kate. “Queens International: Everything All at Once. TimeOut New York 11-17 Jan. 2007.

2006
Johnson, Paddy. “Visual Arts: Opening, AIM 26.” Flavorpill NYC. Issue 302. 21-27 Mar. 2006 <http://beta.nyc.flavorpill.net/?cid=1372>.

2005
” ‘Undercover’ highlights the hidden, obscured; featured local artist.” Greenwich Times 23 Dec. 2005: A19.

Gelber, Eric. “Brooklyn Shakers: Paintings and Photographs.” Artcritical.com. Nov. 2005 <http://artcrtical.com/gelber/EGBrooklyn.htm&gt;.

“Brooklyn Shakers.” Art. AM New York 15-16 Sept. 2005: 30.

Kingsley, Katherine. “Collision Machine (and Brooklyn Shakers).” About Town. New York Press 27 Aug. 2005.

Publications

Déry, Louise et. al, The Painting Project. Montreal: Galerie de l’UQAM, 2013.

HB, Issue no. 2, Montreal: Articule, 2013.

Vancouver Review (Visual Art Centrefold), Number 25, Spring/Summer Quarterly, 2010.

RBC Canadian Painting Competition: Ten Years. Toronto: Royal Bank of Canada, 2008.

Ground Zero Redux. Vancouver: Helen Pitt Gallery, 2008

Queens International 2006: Everything All at Once. New York: Queens Museum of Art, 2006.

AIM 26. New York: Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2006.