Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD) Jan 2018 – Current MFA/BFA, Visual Arts. Currently in 4th Year, GPA 3.8
Langara College Sep 2015 - Dec 2017 Diploma of Fine Arts. Graduated with Distinction, GPA 3.8
University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Sep 2010 - April 2013 BA. English, Gender Studies, and Psychology, GPA 3.9
Belonging(s), Feb 2019, The Elbow Gallery; Vancouver, BC
One Man's Trash, January 18 - April 20 2019; Studio 54; Vancouver, BC
Peeling Back, November 15 - 26 2018, Fourth Floor; Vancouver, BC
Redacted Thought, October 2018; Subculture, Creative Co-Workers; Vancouver, BC
Bildungsroman, July 2017; Savoy Place; Burnaby, BC
Bad Art, Deer Lake Gallery; September 21 - October 26 2019; Burnaby, BC
Let's Talk About Waste, ECUAD Gallery Commons; February 2018; Vancouver, BC
Holiday Party, Kingsway Art Gallery; December 15 2018 Burnaby, BC
The Legendary Student Art Sale, November 23 - 25 2018; Emily Carr University; Vancouver, BC
Winter Salon, Vancouver Art Guild, November 2018; Jericho Hill; 1675 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival (VOAF), August 2018; Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre; Vancouver, BC
VOAF Satellite Exhibition at VGH, Feb – July 2018; Vancouver General Hospital; Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival (VOAF), August 2017; Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre; Vancouver, BC
i'm sure this is twisting my spine!: art show, August 2017; Q Shi Q; Vancouver, BC
Grad Show 2017, July 2017; Langara College; Vancouver, BC
Making your Mark, June 2006 to June 2010 (Annually); Dawson Creek Art Gallery; Dawson Creek, BC
Incognito - Fundraiser for the Langley Arts Council, November 2018; Township of Langley Civic Facility; Langley, BC
Anonymous Art Show - Fundraiser for North Vancouver Community Arts Council, November 2018; CityScape Community Art Space; Vancouver, BC
SWITCH Fundraiser, November 2017; Funds raised went to the Community Arts Fund; Vancouver, BC
One Missing Painting, 1000 Posters, February 2018; Vancouver and Burnaby, BC
#PublicJournalProject, March 2017 to July 2017; Various Locations including but not limited to: Vancouver Art Gallery, Burnaby Art Gallery, Chapters, Libraries, Book Shares, and Mailboxes; Burnaby, BC. Vancouver, BC
Posters and Merchandise, 2010; Canada-Wide Science Fair; Pickering, Ontario.
History Department Mural, September 2006 to June 2007; Central Middle School; Dawson Creek, BC
Poetry Is Bad For You 3, July 2017; Toast Collective; Vancouver, BC
Poetry and Short-Stories, January 2012; Books and Company; Prince George, BC
Poetry and Short-Stories, April 2010; Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, BC
Writing Tutor / Teaching Assistant @ Emily Carr University of Art + Design July 2018 - Present
Drawing Instructor @ Vincent's Studio™ April 2017 - Jan 2018
Art History Teaching Assistant @ Langara Collage Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
Drawing and Printmaking Studio Technician @ Langara Collage Sep 2016 – June 2017
English and Art History Tutor @ Langara Collage Sep 2015 – June 2017
English Tutor @ University of Northern British Columbia Sep 2010 - April 2013
English Tutor @ South Peace Secondary School Sep 2009 - June 2010
Vancouver Art Guild Scholarship (2018), LOUD Business Scholarship (2018), BC Arts Council Scholarship (2017), W49 Literary Award (2017), Aldyen Hamber Women Studies Bursary (2012-2013), SPSS Art Award (2010), SPSS Creative Writing Award (2010), SPSS Prix Français (2010), CMS Art Award (2008).
Redacted (2018), Untitled Book #PublicJournalProject (2017)
Discorder Magazine (August 2018), Canadian Art Online (July-Aug 2018), W49 Literary Magazine (2017), Vancouver Sun (2017), The Voice (2017), Los Angeles Times (2014), Over the Edge (2013), Dawson Creek Mirror (Circa 2004).
Volunteer & Extracurricular Activities:
Editor at WOO Publications Sep 2018 - Present
I currently work as an editor for the bi-yearly publication at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
Community Arts Council Vancouver July 2017 - August 2018
Contributed time and energy into the Vancouver Outsider’s Arts Festival: marketing, curating, and exhibiting. Exhibited artwork for the SWITCH and VGH Fundraiser. Initiated marketing for the Vancouver Eco-Walk.
Peer Counsellor Sep 2010 - Dec 2013
Volunteered as a peer counsellor at the Prince George Pride Centre for the LGBTQ+ community. Educated people about queer folk and LGBTQ+ needs. Listened to those in need, offered advice and acceptance.
Editor at Over the Edge Sep 2010 - April 2013
Worked as an editor for the bi-monthly newspaper at the University of Northern British Columbia.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness Training at VanPsych Dec 2013 - Dec 2014
Studied under the supervision of Dr. Lorne Korman, Dr. Kyle Burns, and Dr. Carl Wiebe.
Bronze Cross & Bronze Medallion at the Centennial Swimming Pool June 2005 - June 2006
Trained in CPR and Swimming Techniques as part of the Lifesaving Society program.
Activities and Interests:
Visual/Fine Art, English Literature, Art History (Modern and Contemporary), Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Memes, Poetry, Film, Hiking, Travel, Human Rights and Nature Conservation Efforts
English: Fluent, French: Advanced, Polish: Intermediate