Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD) Jan 2018 – April 2021 MFA, Fine Arts. GPA 3.8
Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD) Jan 2018 – Aug 2019 BFA, Visual Arts. 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 Studied English, Gender Studies, and Psychology
The Pursuit of PLAYsure, Nov 2023; The Slice of Life Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Belonging(s), Feb 2019; The Elbow Gallery, Vancouver, BC
One (Wo)Man's Trash, January 18 - April 20 2019; Studio 54, Vancouver, BC
Peeling Back, November 15 - 26 2018; The Knee Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Redacted Thought, October 2018; Subculture, Creative Co-Workers, Vancouver, BC
Bildungsroman, July 2017; Savoy Place, Burnaby, BC
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival (VOAF); Roundhouse Community Arts Centre, Vancouver, BC, 2023
Growing Freedom ft. Yoko Ono, Vancouver Art Gallery; Vancouver, BC, 2022
Digital Queer Intimacies, Trans Haven; Vancouver, BC, 2022
New Wave, Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture; Vancouver, BC, 2021
Interruptions: MFA Grad Show. May 20-Aug20, 2021. Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
Pause: MFA 2021, Interim Show. Sep-Oct 20, 2020. Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
Butt Stuff, Feb 28-March 6th 2020, The Object Corner, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
The Legendary Student Art Sale, November 29 – December 1 2019; Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Art Book Fair, October 18–20 2019; Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
Bad Art, September 21 - October 26 2019; Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, BC
Let's Talk About Waste, February 2018; ECUAD Gallery Commons, Vancouver, BC
Exchange, Dec 15th, 2018; Kingsway Art Gallery, 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 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 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
Various Events at The JAM Studios (648 Kingsway), Jan 2022- Present; Vancouver, 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 Million Dollar 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
Instructor for Expanded Painting for Teens @ Emily Carr University Oct 2022 - Present
Instructor for Art History @ Canadian College May 2022 - Present
Instructor for Stress Management @ Canadian College Jan 2022 - Present
Instructor for Summer Institute for Teens (SIT), Professional Practice @ ECUAD July 2022 - Aug 2022
Instructor for SIT, Creative Practice and Society @ ECUAD July 2022 - Aug 2022
Writing Tutor + Workshop Facilitator @ ECUAD July 2018 - Aug 2021
Teaching Assistant for Foundation Students @ ECUAD Jan 2020 - Aug 2020
Drawing Instructor @ Vincent's Studio™ April 2017 - Jan 2018
Art History Teaching Assistant @ Langara Collage Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
Drawing and Printmaking Studio Assistant @ 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
Stephen A. Corcoran Award (2019), 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, Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Film, Memes, Poetry, Human Rights, Gender and LGBTQ+ studies, Nature Conservation Efforts, Environmentalism, Philosophy, and more!
English: Fluent, French: Advanced, Polish: Intermediate