EDUCATION

2017     Alberta College of Art + Design, BFA in Fibre, Graduated with Honours, Calgary, AB 

2015        Sheridan College Craft and Design Textiles Diploma, Graduated with Honours, Oakville, ON

2012         Sheridan College Visual and Creative Arts Certificate, Graduated with Honours, Oakville, ON

 

RESIDENCIES

2017         The Icelandic Textile Center, Blonduos, Iceland
                  Banff Center for the Arts and Creativity, Wardrobe Practicum, Banff, Alberta

2015         Peters Valley School of Craft, Summer Studio Assistant- Fibers, Layton, New Jersey

2014         Harbourfront Center, Crafts and Design Summer Resident, Toronto, Ontario

 

AWARDS

2017        Fibre Foward Award, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB   
                 Dr. Blythe K V Brown Exploration Scholarship, 
Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB  
                Fibre Major Project Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB            

2016        New Craft Coalition Emerging Artist Booth, Spring, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
                 Fibre Major Innovative Development Award, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
                 Ignac + Karla Herskovic Memorial Schocelarship , Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
                 Fibre Major Project Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
             
                 
Stanford Perrott Innovative Project Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
 
2015        Paper Points North Conference, Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
                  Advanced Standing Entrance Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
                  Valedictorian, Textile Studio

                  Angela Martin Award, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
                  Maiwa Natural Dye Scholarship, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

2014          G&S Dye Material Scholarship, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

2013          Needlework Award, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

 
EXHIBITIONS  

2017
Fete, 50th Anniversary of the Craft and Design Program at Sheridan College, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
Chromatic Geography: Natural Dyes in the 21st Century, Craft Ontario Gallery, Toronto
 
Spring Show and Sale, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

2016
Fall
Me, We, Us and You, Relationships and Identity, Peanut Gallery, Calgary, AB
Yards and Yards, Solo Show, Poly and Ester Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Deign, Calgary, AB
New Craft Coalition, Fall Show, Festival Hall, Calgary, AB
Fibre Major Showcase, National Gallery of Contemporary Fibre Art, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
Winter Show and Sale, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
Spring

Spring Craft Mart, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, ON
New Craft Coalition, Spring Show, Festival Hall, Calgary, AB
Commonwealth Collectors Club, Spring Show, Calgary, AB
Spring Show and Sale, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
Market Collective
, Chinese Cultural Center, Calgary, AB
Hand Printed Yardage, Collaborative Show, Poly and Ester Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
Miniature Show and Sale, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
Fibre Fortnight, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

Spring Show and SaleAlberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

2015
Natural Prints on Cloth, Solo Show, Poly and Ester Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
Rag Rugs, Intro to Weaving Class, Main Office Display Case, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
Making Matters: Fresh Perspectives in Fine Craft from Visiting Artists and Summer Artistic Staff, Sally D. Francisco Gallery, Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ
Wunderkamer, Craft and Design Graduation Exhibition, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, ON
Graduation Show, Craft and Design Exhibition, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON
Food for Thought, Collaborative Project, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON
Annual Textile Exhibition, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON

2014
Fall Craft Mart, Hamilton Artist Inc, Hamilton ON
Annual Textile Exhibition, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON
Intimate, Immediate, Annual Ceramic Show, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON

2013
Toronto Design Offsite Festival, Design Republic, Toronto ON
SHED, Collaborative Project, Sheridan Gallery, Oakville ON
Annual Textile Exhibition, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON

 

 WORK EXPERIENCE


January 2016-present                Gallery Director, Polly and Ester Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
                                                       Gallery Assistant, Hamilton Artist Inc, Hamilton, ON, May-August

Sept- April 2014/15                    Studio Monitor, Textile Studio, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON  
                                                       Studio Assistant for Visual Artist Heather Goodchild, Toronto, ON
                                                       Gallery Assistant, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON

2014/15                                         Workshop Assistant, Textile Studio, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
                                                       -Introduction to Paper Making, Visual and Creative Arts, Patricia Delaney, Jan 2015.
 
                                                       -Alternative Methods of Natural Dying, Janelle Guthrie, May 2014. 

Sept- April 2013/14                     Planner and Organizer of Textile Sale,  Textile Studio, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON  

Jan- May 2014                             Dyer and Printer, Simply Natural Clothing, Holly Henderson, Buffalo, USA  

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2017       Kristi Woo, Riyoko, Pattern Drafting Workshop, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary AB

2016      Rowland Ricketts, Katazome Resist Dying, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary AB

2014       Kathy Hattori, Intro to Natural Dyes, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
                 Janelle Gutherie, Alternative Methods of Natural Dying, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

2013          Thea Haines, Printing with Natural Dyes, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

2012          Thea Haines, Immersion Dying with Natural Dyes, Sheridan College, Oakville ON

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2016        William Morris Animation, Collaborative Project Between Fiber and Design Students, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
 
2015        Food for Thought, Interdisciplinary Lighting Project Inspired by Food, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

2013        SHED, Interdisciplinary Lighting Design, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

Professional Affiliations

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2012- Craft Ontario Member
2015- Alberta Craft Council Member
2015- TRUCK Contemporary Art In Calgary Member
2015- Friends of Dard Hunter Member
2016- Textile Society of America Member

2016- Hamilton Artist Inc. Member