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CURRICULUM VITAE

 

MA: ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE

University of Guelph, 2017- Present

Currently completing a thesis on the preservation of arts and culture through digital networking and Indigenous arts organizations with a focus on fractal ontology and social constructivism.

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS HONOURS

Nipissing University, 2016

A four year degree with a major in Studio Art and Minor in Psychology. Thesis work centered around the exploration of value through the idea of cheap luxury in capitalist society. Specialized in film, sculpture and print media.

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS


College of Arts: Travel, Research, and Creation Grant, 2019
Master’s Aboriginal Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph, 2018-2019
College of Arts Research Seed Grant, University of Guelph, 2019
Graduate Entrance Scholarship, 2017
Atikameksheng Trust Education Grant, 2017, 2018

These grants have been put towards participation in the Manitoulin Island Summer Historical Institute (MISHI) conference at the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation in June of 2018 and August of 2019, and towards the ongoing documentation of the of Dr. John Gordon Edmeads Collection of First Nations and Inuit Sculptures for online contributions to the Inuit Artist Database (IAD) and the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Culture Knowledge Sharing System (GKS).

 

EMPLOYMENT


360 Film Workshop Instructor at Near North Mobile Media Lab, 2019

Project Coordinator: Virtual Reality Workshops Series for Northern and Arctic Communities
at Near North Mobile Media Lab, North Bay, ON
January 2019-October 2019

Production Assistant & Archival Researcher for Northern Gold Documentary for TVO, Timmins
April 2018

March Break Art-Camp Leader at Art Gallery of Guelph, 2018

Graduate Teaching Assistantship at the University of Guelph, September 2017- 2018

Art Instructor & Assistant Curator at the Algonquin Art Centre, Jun-Oct 2016, May-Aug 2017

Art Department Daily, Commissioned Artist for Hard Rock Medical, May 2017

Art Department Daily Set Dressing for the Wrong Bed at Naked Pursuit/Harlequin, Dec 2016

Art Department Trainee Assistant Art Director (TAAD) for Love on  Ice at Ice World Productions/Hallmark, Nov 2016

EXHIBITIONS

Nipissing University Alumni Show & Creative Summit Panel Discussion, WKP Kennedy Gallery
North Bay, ON. 2018 

International Women's Day Exhibition, Silence

Guelph, ON. 2018

Canada Day Exhibit for Experimental Editing, North Bay Heritage Museum

North Bay, ON. 2017

Graduate Exhibition, W.K.P Kennedy Gallery
North Bay, ON. 2016

Undergraduate Research Conference, Nipissing University
North Bay, ON. 2016

Ice Follies,
Lake Nipissing, North Bay, ON.  2016

Interdisciplinary Group Show, Westlake Gallery
North Bay, ON. 2016

Juried Exhibitions, White Water Gallery
North Bay, ON. 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

PROJECTS

Board Member for Creative Industries North Bay, 2019
Board Member for White Water Gallery North Bay, 2019
Social Media, Graphic Design & Promotions Manager for North Bay & Area Potters' Guild, 2019
Official Videographer for MISHI Conference, June 2018 & August 2019
Ontario Veterinary College Guest Curator of the Dr. John Gordon Edmeads Collection of Inuit and First Nations Carvings, 2018
Archival Researcher and Catalogue Author for  Canadian Society
for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, 2018
Turtle Island Mural for the Friendship House in Brantford, August 2018
Digital Creator Timmins Guest Instructor, February 2018
Project Manager for the Bachinski/Chu Print Study Collection Catalogue, 2017 Kiln Committee Member and Graphic Designer, North Bay Potters' Guild, 2017

PROGRAMS

Adobe [Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere]
Basecamp (Project Management Software)
Microsoft [Word, Powerpoint]