EDUCATION

2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary, with a focus in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), Halifax, NS

 

CERTIFICATIONS

2018 Preliminary gemmolog­­­y, Canadian Gemmological Institute

2017 Ladder safety, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

2011 Community development and intercultural communications, CEGEP du Vieux Montreal

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2018 Recipient, Arts Nova Scotia grant, to present Docile Bodies at the 2018 Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) conference

Finalist, NSCAD Starfish Awards, annual student art competition, selected work: Enclosure

Finalist, L.A. Pai Gallery, 15th Annual National Student Jewellery Competition, selected work: Painted Gems series

Recipient, Arthur Lismer Award for Academic Excellence, NSCAD

Recipient, Award for Academic Excellence, NSCAD (Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing department)

2017 Finalist, NICHE Awards, national student craft competition, selected work: In the Beginning, I was Perfect

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Docile Bodies, within multi-exhibition space, Adorned Spaces at the SNAG conference, Portland, OR

2017 Docile Bodies, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax

2016 Self Reflections, Gallery 1234, Winnipeg, MB

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 InSECURITY: Gender Studies Symposium Art Show, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

All in NSCAD, Anna Leonowens Gallery

Finalist Exhibition, Starfish Awards Gala, NSCAD

Exhibition: In Motion, Art Bar + Projects and the Halifax Central Library, Halifax

15th Annual National Jewellery Student Competition Exhibition, L.A. Pai Gallery, Ottawa, ON

NSCAD Graduation Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery

Fete a la Main, NSCAD Fashion Gala, Casino Nova Scotia, Halifax

Hammerclub: Favourites, Silver Hall of the Deutsche Goldshmiedehaus, Hanau, Germany

Nothing to Declare, XXV International Baltic Amber and Jewellery Fair, Vilnius, Lithuania

2017 Play: Wearable Art Show, Kampfrye, Halifax

Canada 150 Art Jewellery Show, Mings Diamond, Richmond, BC 

Walking Exhibition, Starfish Awards Gala, NSCAD

Dialect, NSCAD Fashion Show, NSCAD

Entities, Historic Properties, Halifax

2017/16 Nocturne, Yuyo Craft Supply + Tea House, Halifax

2015 Our Bodies Our Blood, Plan B, Halifax

 

SELECTED REVIEWS/PRESS/INTERVIEWS

2018 “Artist celebrate vulnerability during the Gender Symposium,” Pioneer Log (Lewis and Clark College student run paper)

“MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage,”exhibition review, Metalaid (Canadian art jewellery network newsletter/website) 

“Class Character,” featured artist, Metalaid

“Right here, right now: a review of NSCAD’s fashion gala,” review of work, The Coast (Halifax newspaper)

 “NSCAD gets ready to hit the runway,” interview, CTV Morning Show (Atlantic Canada news network)

2017 “Co-active, Co-ntemplative, Co-laborative, CO-ADORN,” featured artist, Metal Aid

 

JURIED PUBLICATIONS/CATALOUGES

2019 “JAMS: Jewelry and Metalsmithing Survey,” JAMS (SNAG annual publication), selected work: Departure

2018 “Free Coffee,” (NSCAD annual student-run publication), selected work: Enclosure

“NSCAD Graduation Catalogue,” selected work: Enclosure

“Hammerclub: Favourites Catalogue,” selected work: In the Beginning, I was Perfect

2017 “Free Coffee,” selected work: In the Beginning, I was Perfect

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2018 Curator, Docile Bodies, SNAG conference, solo metalsmithing exhibition

Head curator, Exhibition: In Motion, two-part group contemporary jewellery events

1. Walking Exhibition, Art Bar + Projects

2. One Day Exhibition, the Halifax Central Library

Curator, Contemporary Jewellery Salon, NSCAD Fashion Gala

2017 Curator, Docile Bodies, Anna Leonowens Gallery, solo metalsmithing exhibition

Planning committee, Play: Wearable Art Show, group performance art show

2016 Curator, Self Reflections, Gallery 1234, solo interdisciplinary exhibition

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2019 Artistic Residence of Training and Production in Urban Mosaic, MARIA KUNTS Casa Taller, Santa Fe, Argentina

2018 MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage, SNAG conference

inSECURITY: Gender Studies Symposium, Lewis and Clark College

Community Through Craft: Reviving, tapestry weaving workshop, Portland, OR

2017 Lecture and critique with Otto Kunzli, NSCAD                

2016 Introduction to CAD/CAM for jewellery and 3D objects, NSCAD

COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE

2019 Creator/instructor, Reconstrucción: urban mosaic mural project - in collaboration with survivors of domestic abuse, Santa Fe, Argentina

Community event assistant, MARIA KUNTS Casa Taller Museum Night

2018 Instructor, chain making jewellery workshop, Chris Shutte Studio, Halifax

Teaching assistant, sandcasting workshop, March Break Camp, NSCAD

Representative and recruiter (Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing department), Portfolio Day, NSCAD

2017 Artist, Artist for a Day, NSCAD

Speaker, Docile Bodies artist talk, Anna Leonowens Gallery

2011/12 Instructor, Building the City of Neitshyn, environment-focused art workshop, Canada World Youth (CWY/JCM), Ukraine

Community event organizer, CWY/JCM, BC and Ukraine

2011 Art class teaching assistant, ceramic and drop-in classes, Art City, Winnipeg

 

CRAFT SHOW PARTICIPATION

2018 Halifax Crafters, juried sale and show (selected as Fresh Catch of show)

Designer Craft Show, Craft Nova Scotia juried sale and show, Victoria Park, Halifax 

2017/16 NSCAD Holiday Popup Show, Art Bar Projects/NSCAD

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Carfac, Canadian Artists’ Representation association

Co-adorn, art jewellery society