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
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

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
Chair, Board of Directors, Visual Artists Newfoundland and Labrador (VANL-CARFAC)
Steering Committee, Union House Arts (Port Union, NL, CAN)

SELECTED GRANTS, AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

2018 – Inches Carr Graduate Craft Award (Scotland-wide) £2500

2017 – ArtsNL Professional Artist Travel Grant, $1000

            ArtsNL Professional Project Grant Program Recipient, $4000

            Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Award – Senior Visual Art, $1000

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

2015 – University Medal for Academic Excellence (Visual Arts)

            Tina Dolter Award in Visual Art

 

RECENT PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS:
Morgan, Hannah. “islandness: a living experiment”, Eastern Edge Gallery, online.
“islandness”, Shetland Life Magazine, November 2017, Pg 24-25, Print.
“Interview: Jane Walker”, The Gathered Gallery, 14 October 2017, online.
Hill, Lizzy. “islandness” Visual Arts News. Fall 2017: Pg 45. Print.
Wallace, Kate. “The Essential Art.” The Maritime Edit. Volume 2 – Fall 2017: Pg 13. Print.
Collins, Dillon. “Experience islandness.” The Newfoundland Herald. 2017 Issue #37: Pg 31-31. Print.
“Islandness” The Island Review, 8 October 2017, online.
Davis, Peter. “Newfoundland show explores similar traditions in contrasting communities.” The Shetland Times. 29 Sept 2017. Page 27. Print.
Adey, Jane. “Is Aquaculture the way forward?” The Broadcast. CBC Radio, Newfoundland and Labrador. 26 Sept 2017.
Duncan, Adrian. “Difference and value at the point of labour”, commissioned text on the Workhouse Guild Research Residencies, Callan Workhouse Union, Ireland. April 2017.
Featured artist in Profile: The GSA Graduate Degree Show by Nan Spowart in The National (Scotland). 01/09/16 (online and in print)
Quotidian: A Literary Magazine, Issue 2, 2016. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

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