Education: 

2004 - Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts, University of Regina

2003 - Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, University of Regina

Employment:

Program and Outreach Director, CARFAC SASK, 2015 - present

Printmaker and Moldmaker, Fafard Sculpture, 2008 - 2012

Assistant Language Teacher, JET Program, Saijo City Board of Education, 2006 - 2008

Exhibitions: 

2019    the quality of your involvement will be the measure of your reward, solo exhibition, Estevan Art Gallery, Estevan SK

2017    Homework//Handwork: Weekly Transmissions, duo exhibition, Salt Studio, Regina SK

2016    White Rabbit Arts Festival, group exhibition, Red Clay Homestead NS

            Emma Bound, group exhibition, Saskatchewan Craft Council Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon SK

            Surface Beauty, group exhibition, Estevan Art Gallery, Estevan SK

2015    Solastalgic Dream, solo exhibition, Hague Gallery, Regina SK

            Ma Poule, group exhibition, Pop Up Downtown, Regina SK

            Sask Art Show & Gallery, group exhibition, Scottsdale, Arizona USA

2013    Passages, exhibition with Laura Hale, Mysteria Gallery, Regina SK

            Medalta International Cup Show, group exhibition, Medalta, Medicine Hat AB

2012    1000 Miles Apart, group exhibition, Fifth Parallel Gallery, Regina SK

             Metamorphoses, permanent installation, SK Legislative building, Regina SK

             Artist in Residence Show, group exhibition, Cumberland Gallery, Regina SK

             Handsmade Saskatchewan, group exhibition, TAE Gallery, Regina SK

2008    Blackimoto and Friends, group exhibition, Urinshya Gallery, Kyoto Japan

             Just Wondering…, solo exhibition, Ongakunoizumi Gallery, Niihama Japan

2007    Go En, group exhibition, Iyoseki Gallery, Saijo, Japan

Grants and Awards:   

2019 Saskatchewan Arts Board Artists in Schools Grant, Shaunavon SK

2018  Saskatchewan Arts Board Artists in Schools Grant, Maryfield SK

2018  Saskatchewan Arts Board Artists in Schools Grant, Shaunavon SK

2017  Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artist Grant, Regina SK

2017  Saskatchewan Arts Board Artists in Schools Grant, Luther College High School, Regina SK

2017  Saskatchewan Arts Board Artists in Schools Grant, Shaunavon SK

2016  Saskatchewan Arts Board Travel Grant, Regina SK

2016  Saskatchewan Arts Board Artists in Communities Grant, Curtain Razors, Regina SK

2016  Access Copyright Foundation Marian Hebb Research Grant, Regina SK

2016  Saskatchewan Arts Board ArtsSmarts Grant, Luther College High School, Regina SK

2015  Saskatchewan Arts Board Creative Partnerships Grant, Lumsden Beach Camp SK

2015  Saskatchewan Arts Board ArtsSmarts Grant, Connaught School, Regina SK

2014  Saskatchewan Arts Board Creative Partnerships, Creative City Centre, Regina SK

2014  Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artist Grant, Regina SK

2013  Short-listed Emerging Artist, Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Awards, Regina SK

2013  Saskatchewan Arts Board ArtsSmarts Grant, Shaunavon SK

Residencies:

Signal Fire Residency, Silver: Wide Open Studios Backcountry Film, Oregon US, September 2018

Artist in Residence, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George BC, July 2018

Canadian Craft Biennale Studio Writer’s Residency, Burlington ON, September 2017

Artist in Residence, University of Regina, Regina SK, summer 2017

In the Hole Residency with Linda Duvall, Saskatoon SK, June 2017

White Rabbit Arts Residency, Red Clay Homestead NS, summer 2016

Lumsden Beach Camp Artist in Residence, Lumsden Beach SK, summer 2016

Lumsden Beach Camp Artist in Residence, Lumsden Beach SK, summer 2015

Artist in Residence, Creative City Centre, Regina SK, September 2014 - August 2015

Artist in Residence, University of Regina, Regina SK, summer 2013

Artist in Residence, Saskatchewan Legislative Building, Regina SK, 2012

Artist in Residence, Medalta International Artists in Residence Program, Medicine Hat AB, spring 2012

COllaborations:

Trading Meaning with Holly Yuzicapi through the SASK Cultural Exchange, 2019

HOMECOMING sculptural intervention with Judy Wensel, 2019

Ghost & Thing, creative partnership with Amber Phelps Bondaroff, 2015-2017

Artistic Associate, creative partnership with Curtain Razors Theatre, ongoing

Switch, temporary installation at Lumsden Beach Camp, 2017

Park(ing) Day, community engagement with the Dunlop Art Gallery, 2016

Emma Lake International Collaboration, with various artists, Emma Lake, 2016, 2018

New View, community engagement with Common Weal Community Arts, Regina Folk Festival, 2016

Strange Monsters, short film with Ian Campbell, One Take Super 8 Festival, 2016

Tin Can Telephone, community engagement with Common Weal Community Arts, Cathedral Village Arts Festival, 2014

House of Three, set design for Fada Dance, Globe Theatre, 2012

A Spoon We Are Not, set design for Fada Dance, Globe Theatre, 2009

Collections:

Saskatchewan Arts Board Permanent Collection, Regina SK

Saskatchewan Legislative Building Permanent Collection, Regina SK

Private Collections in Canada, the US, and Japan

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES:

White Rabbit Arts Residency & Festival, White Rabbit Arts, 2016

Surface Beauty, Estevan Art Gallery & Museum, 2016

100: Saskatchewan Legislative Building 100th Anniversary Artist Residency, 2012

Writing: 

2018 The Path We Mean to Build or Invisible Things Are No Less Real, fall/winter Studio Magazine feature article with Katherine Boyer

2018 Uprooting Comfort, exhibition essay, Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre

2017 Infrontofamidbefore, exhibition essay, Art Gallery of Regina

2016  Kindred Cities, feature introduction for Risa Payant

2015 Here and Now, Fall/Winter Studio Magazine feature article

2015 Saskatchewan: Spirit of the Heartland by George Fischer, collaborative forward with Joe Fafard

ILLUSTRATION: 

2017  Belle Plaine album illustration and design, Malice, Mercy, Grief & Wrath

2016  Malty National Brewing Company, growler design

          Belle Plaine t-shirt design, Cavern of Secrets

2015  Belle Plaine poster, Unrequited Love Tour

          Belle Plaine poster design, Crustacean Elation Tour

2014  Black Drink Crier, self-titled album cover design

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Neutral Ground Artist Run Centre, Board of Directors - Secretary, 2 year term ended 2018

Emma International Collaboration Committee, 2016 - present