Short CV

EDUCATION:

2016 MRes in Creative Practices with Distinction, The Glasgow School of Art, UK
2015 BFA Visual Arts, Memorial University, NL, CANADA

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

The Tourist, Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Council Gallery, St. John’s, CAN
March 14, 2020 – April 17, 2020 (Extended due to COVID-19)

Main Lands and Long Winters, The Rooms, St. John’s, CAN
September 23, 2017 – January 7, 2018

islandness, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, CAN
with Vivian Ross-Smith
September 9 – October 11 2017

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019    Bonavista Biennale: Floe, installation with Barb Hunt, Bonavista Peninsula, NL

2018    Standstill, curated by Rudy Kanhye, Crownpoint Studios, Glasgow, UK

2018   (INTER)TWINE, curated by Sebastian Mary Tay + Jarrod Sim, Supernormal, Singapore

2018   Fare & Square Invitational Fundraiser, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL, CAN

2017    Newfoundland and Labrador Arts & Letters Exhibition, The Rooms, St. John’s, NL

2017    RESIDUAL, New Glasgow Society, Glasgow, UK

2017    Members’ Show, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL, CAN

2017    Fare & Square Invitational Fundraiser, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL, CAN

2016    Members’ Show, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL, CAN

2016    Parenthood, Rotary Arts Centre, Corner Brook, NL, CAN

2016    No Expected Outcome, iota artspace, Glasgow, UK

2016    Diamonds and Pearls, Project Space 2 at The Art School, Glasgow, UK

2015    Members’ Show, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL, CAN

2011    Drawn Words & Written Images, First Space Gallery, St. John’s, NL, CAN

PUBLICATIONS & ARTIST BOOKS

2018 islandness 

Edited by Vivian Ross-Smith and Jane Walker. Commissioned essay by Matthew Hollett. Art Direction by Hazel Eckert (Nothing New Projects). Printed by Colour Code, Toronto ON. Made possible with support from the ArtsNL Professional Project Grant Program (PPGP)

First edition, press run of 100. 54 pages. Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication. ISBN: 978-1-7753937-0-2

2015 Fogo Island. 35mm photographs of Fogo Island. 34 pages. Self published.

2015 Roses and Grapevines. 35mm photographs and personal story about finding a series of postcards from WW2 and returning them to the owner in France. 52 pages. Self published.

CONFERENCES:

2019    Panelist, ‘New Rural Economies’. Sustaining Rural Communities Through Design Innovation, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, CAN (October 1, 2019)

2017    Panelist, ‘I am a rock’. Flotille | Flotille, ARCA + ATLANTIS, Charlottetown, PE, CAN

2017   Panelist, Curating for Change: Transforming NL Communities through Arts Festivals, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, CAN

2017   Presenter, 13th International Small Islands Conference, St. John’s, NL, CAN

SELECTED GRANTS, AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:  

2020    ArtsNL Professional Project Grant Program Recipient

2019    ArtsNL Professional Project Grant Program Recipient

2018    Inches Carr Graduate Craft Award, Scotland-wide

2017    ArtsNL Professional Project Grant Program Recipient

2017    ArtsNL Professional Artist Travel Grant

2017    Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Award – Senior Visual Art

2016    ArtsNL ArtsSmarts funding with Holy Family Elementary, Chapel Arm, NL, CAN

2015    University Medal for Academic Excellence (Visual Arts)

2015    Tina Dolter Award in Visual Art

2014    The Sisters of Mercy/Presentation Education Fund Grant

2012    The Sisters of Mercy/Presentation Education Fund Grant

2012    Wabush Mines Fine Arts Travel Bursary

ARTIST RESIDENCIES:

2019    Grenfell Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL

2018    The Bothy Project, Isle of Eigg, UK

2016    Callan Workhouse Guild Research Residency, Callan, IRE

2009    National Artist Program, Canada Summer Games, PEI, CAN

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