EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, The University of Western Ontario, 2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts, with Distinction, Major in Studio Arts, Concordia University, 2004
Diplôme d'études collégiales in Fine Arts, Dawson College, 2000

GROUP EXHIBITIONS, selected

2016    Visual Arts Centre of Clarington - "Projections"    Bowmanville, Ontario
2015    Museum London - "Nature's Handmade"    London, Ontario
2013    Maine College of Art - "Process and Place"   Portland, Maine
2012    Tumble Contemporary Art - “Being Constructed – Constructed Being
”   Winnipeg, Manitoba
2012    Tumble Contemporary Art - “Firstness   Winnipeg, Manitoba
2011    Full Tilt Creative Centre - “Sideshow   McIvers, Newfoundland
2009    Xpace with Minnow and Bass - “(In)Animate”   Toronto, Ontario
2006    Cambridge Galleries - “Fibreworks 06”   Cambridge, Ontario
2005    ArtLab - "Normal Density”   London, Ontario
2005    ArtLab - "Congress"   London, Ontario
2005    gallery 96 - "Ficto Zoologoy"   Stratford, Ontario
2004    Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery - "Show Off"   Montréal, Québec

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2011   Full Tilt Creative Centre - “Sea Dab Jig  McIvers, Newfoundland
2010   TRUCK + 15 Window Project - “Peep Show”   Calgary, Alberta
2006   ArtLab - “Kaleidoscopic   London, Ontario
         

RESIDENCIES

2013    Fresh Milk International Artist Residency with Marla Botterill, St. George, Barbados
            1 month residency to work on a collaborative puppet project
2012   Maine College of Art Baie Sainte-Marie Artist Residency,
1 month self-directed residency,                          
                   New Edinburgh, Nova Scotia
2012    8550 Ohio – Do Do II Session – 2 week thematic residency, Chesterhill, Ohio
2011    Full Tilt Creative Centre – 2 month residency to create work, engage with community and local artists,                       upcoming collaborative video about floating a shed, part of Newfoundland’s heritage - “The Big Haul,                       McIvers, Newfoundland

ARTIST TALKS

2016    Visual Arts Centre of Clarington    Bowmanville, Ontario                                                                           2015    London: Exhibition Tour with curator Cassandra Getty    London, Ontario                                                   2013    Fresh Milk Art Platform Inc.: Artist Talk and Presentation    St. George, Barbados
2012    Weymouth Waterfront Library: Artist Talk   Weymouth, Nova Scotia                 

PUBLICATIONS

2017    Projections Catalogue - publication to accompany the exhibition at the The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

REVIEWS


2015    London Community News - "Museum London's Latest Something to Sea" by Whitney South,                
            www.londoncommunitynews.com
2011    Forest City Gallery - “Luxe, vision and the veil between what is real and imaginary" by Jennifer Lorraine                    Fraser, www.fcgintern.blogspot.ca
2010    Syphon, issue 1, volume 2, by Riva Symko: “hangin’ with some peeps (in Calgary)” - a publication from                  Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, www.modernfuel.org/syphon
2010    Canadian Art Magazine, Agenda - Alberta, page 38, Spring Issue, www.canadianart.ca

GRANTS

2011    Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

 PARTICIPATION IN ART EVENTS / FESTIVALS

2014    DNA - "Carte Blanche"    London, Ontario
2013    Artcite - "Summer Art Fest"    Windsor, Ontario
2001    SKOL Gallery - Diane Bursato's successful attempt to break the record in Guinness Book of World Records             How to Make A Sculpture in an Emergency"    Montréal, Québec