Education:
Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD)¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Jan 2018 ‚Äď April 2021¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† MFA, Fine¬†Arts.¬†GPA 3.8
Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD)¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Jan 2018 ‚Äď Aug 2019¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† BFA, Visual Arts.¬†GPA 3.8
Langara College¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Sep 2015 ‚Äď Dec 2017¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Diploma of Fine Arts. Graduated with Distinction, GPA 3.8
University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC)¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† Sep 2010 ‚Äď April 2013¬† ¬† ¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Studied¬†English,¬†Gender Studies, and Psychology

Selected Exhibitions:
Solo Exhibitions:
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

Group Exhibitions:
Gifts of Madness; Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, BC, 2024
Objects of Affection; Sweet Pea Gallery, Victoria, BC, 2024
Beyond Barriers; The Civic Gallery, Langley, BC, 2023
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
Shame Radiant;¬†RedLine Contemporary Art Center.¬†Denver, CO‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč, 2021.
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 ‚Äď December 1 2019; Emily Carr University,¬†Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Art Book Fair,¬†October 18‚Äď20¬†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 ‚Äď 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

Fundraisers:
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
Public Art:
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 Readings:
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
Teaching Experience:
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‚ĄĘ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†April 2017 - Jan 2018
Art History Teaching Assistant @ Langara Collage                                                         Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
Drawing and Printmaking¬†Studio Assistant @ Langara Collage¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Sep 2016 ‚Äď June 2017
English and Art History Tutor @¬†Langara Collage¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Sep 2015¬†‚Äď June 2017
English Tutor @ University of Northern British Columbia                                               Sep 2010 - April 2013
English Tutor @ South Peace Secondary School                                                            Sep 2009 - June 2010                                      
Awards:
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).

Book Publications:
Phann's (Mis)Adventures #8 (2020), Redacted (2018), Untitled Book #PublicJournalProject (2017)
Magazine/Newspaper Publications:
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.
Special Training:
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!

Languages:
English: Fluent, French: Advanced, Polish: Intermediate, ASL: Beginner 

Vincent Chorabik
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