Education
2006 M.F.A. Tapestry, School of Drawing & Painting, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2004 B.F.A. Art History & Studio Art, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
   
Solo Exhibitions
2015 Medium, Sister, Brooklyn, New York.
The Divers, G Gallery, Toronto. Collaboration with Jaimie Henthorn.
2014 chisel to carve light thoughts, De Luca Fine Art, Toronto.
2013 High Acceptance, YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto.
2009 Lost in Contemplum, Board of Directors, Toronto.
  euphoria, Convenience gallery, Toronto.
2006 Pixels, M.F.A. Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
2003 Heart Strings/Love Knots, Fibres Area show space, Concordia University, Montreal.
   
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 WARNING! Mind the Gap, OCAD University, Toronto. Curated by Justine Kohleal.
2016 All this Time, Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto. Curated by Jaclyn Quaresma.
past~PRESENT~future, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto. Curated by Erin Stump and Kristin Weckworth.
Imitation of Life, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta. Curated by Crystal Mowry.
2015 Imitation of Life, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario. Curated by Crystal Mowry.
IN MY FAITH THERE IS LOVING AND DRINKING AND LOOKING AT THE SUN AS MUCH AS YOU LIKE, Garden Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.
2013 December's Letters, Orgy Park, Brooklyn.
Off to a flying start, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto. Curated by Ami Barak.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, De Luca Fine Art, Toronto.
Exquisite Corpse: Stamped & Mailed, GroundSwell Gallery, Denver. Collaboration with Jaimie Henthorn.
2012 Echo Dell, Narwhal, Toronto.
Art Barrage: Guest Room, p|m gallery, Toronto.
Friends of Freiheit, North Adams, Massachusetts. Curated by Craig Leonard.
K-Town, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, New York; Galerie Trois Points, Montreal.
2011 Ineffable Plasticity: the experience of being human, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto.
K-Town, Angell Gallery, Toronto; XPACE Cultural Centre, Toronto; Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph. Video and performance event curated by Luke Painter and Meera Margaret Singh.
Star Project, Minokamo Woodland Gallery, Minokamo, Japan. Collaboration with Jaimie Henthorn and Marion Preez.
2010 I'm OK You're OK: The Art of Self-Improvement, Concertina gallery, Chicago. Collaboration with Jaimie Henthorn.
2009 Arcade Park (1978-1985), Brooklyn Fire Proof, Bushwick.
  BANK on ART, ATM exhibition and intervention, 952 Queen St. W., Toronto.
  Wish you were here: Postcards from Toronto, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto. Curated by Katharine Mulherin.
2008 Darkling Eclipse, Kunstverein das weisse haus, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Leisure Projects (Susannah Wesley and Meredith Carruthers).
2006 Annual Members Exhibition, The Embassy, Edinburgh.
  Bunkers, exhibition and public intervention on Cramond Island, Edinburgh.
  Do Something for Wildness and Make the Mountains Glad, Demarco Skateraw Project, Dunbar.
  Prawn, Pawn, Porn, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
2005 Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh. Collaboration with Zeynep Arman.
  On the Way to the Peak of Normal: A Crack in the Cosmic Egg, The Embassy, Edinburgh. Curated by Centre for Visual and Cultural Studies (CVCS) graduate students, Edinburgh Colllege of Art.
  Fromage et Frottage, Evolution House, Edinburgh.
  Student Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.
2004 Out Mess or Clean, Vennel Project Space, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh. Collaboration with Steven Mykietyn.
  Hello Neighbour, Cell77, Edinburgh. Collaboration with Zeynep Arman. Organized by Naomi Garriock.
2003 Primp, VAV Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal.
2002 Spiffy, Espace 306, Belgo Building, Montreal.
   
Professional Development and Related Experience
2016 Performer for artists Jaimie Henthorn and Misael Soto in the exhibition Tandem, Regina Rex Gallery, New York.
Residency, Skaftfell Centre for Visual Art, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland.
2012 Visiting Artist, Foundation Studies, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax.
2011-2010 Instructor, Web Art & Design, Continuing Studies Program, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto.
2008 Cosmic Ray Research thematic residency, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.
  Education Coordinator, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto.
2007 Interim Exhibition and Education Coordinator, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto.
2006 Teaching Assistant, Advanced Digital Imaging for Painters, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto.
  Gallery Attendant, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto.
  Volunteer Coordinator and Gallery Attendant, Inverleith House, Edinburgh.
2004-2006 Member of The Embassy artist-run gallery, Edinburgh.
2004 Residency, Cove Park, Roseneath, Scotland.
Member of mawa, Winnipeg.
  Costume design assistant for "Sissy Boy Slap Party", "A Trip to the Orphanage", and "Sombra dolorosa", three short films directed by Guy Maddin, Winnipeg.
2002 Volunteer bead-worker for Nadia Myre’s Cont(r)act, exhibited at Oboro Gallery, Montreal.
   
Grants and Awards
2017 K.M. Hunter Artist Award finalist
2016 Visual Arts Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts.
Travel grant, Canada Council for the Arts.
Visual Artists: Mid-career grant, Ontario Arts Council.
2012 Visual Arts Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts.
Visual Artists: Emerging grant, Ontario Arts Council.
Visual Artists Grant, Toronto Arts Council.
2010 Visual Arts Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts.
Joseph S. Stauffer Prize, Canada Council for the Arts.
2008 Bess Winspear Memorial Scholarship, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.
2007 Visual Artists: Emerging grant, Ontario Arts Council.
2002 First prize in the Department of Classics, Linguistics and Modern Languages Essay Contest, Concordia Univeristy, Montreal.
2001 Helen McNicoll Art Prize, Concordia University, Montreal.
   
Bibliography
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Collections
Private collections in Canada, United States, Scotland and Turkey.