CV 

PANELS, PRESENTATIONS, & PUBLICATIONS

2016 Conference Organizer and Panel Facilitator, Curricular Conversations

2014 Panel Participant, Reclaim the Streets: Symposium on Art and Public Space, Open Space

2011 Co-Facilitator, Performer + Presenter, ’OFF LABEL Festival’

2011 Lecture & Puppet Show Presentation, “Emily Carr Grudge Match!”, AGGV

2011 Panel Organizer + Presenter, ’Cracks In The Concrete’ Conference

2011 Panel Participant, Thinking Politically, UVic CSPT Conference

2010 Presenter, “(inter)disciplinarities: A New Relationality?”, UVic CSPT Conference

2010 Presenter, “Host City”, VIVO: Safe Assembly, Afternoon School, BC

2009 “From Away”, Editorial & Photo Essay, Coastlands Maritime Policy Review, NS

2009 “Food Matters”, Manifesto and Poster, Gaspereau Press, NS

2009 “Dirty Work”, Co-Presenter at "Agri-cultures Symposium", Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, NS

2003 Lecture, “Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival: New Stories, New Visions”, BC

RESIDENCIES

2016 Artist/Educator-in-Residence, “New Extreme” Mentorship Program, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

2013 Teacher-in-Residence, Open Space Artist-run Centre

EXHIBITIONS

2006 animal . vegetable . mineral | BLIM Arts Society | curated by Yuriko Iga | Vancouver, BC

         solo photographic installation and storefront diorama

2006 What’s a girl gotta do to have fun around here? | Antisocial | curated by Parliament of Owls artist collective | Vancouver,  BC

         free hayride performance piece on theme of “transportation”

2005 “I got it all figgered out”  | Misguided Concept www.misguidedconcept.com  | curated by Rob Keogh | Vancouver, BC

         photographed works on paper for inaugural online exhibition for conceptual project space

2003 "Sci-fi City" at Mercury Theatre | Video-In at Swarm 3 | curated by Intermission Artists Society | Vancouver, BC

         site-specific projected video/audio live mix inspired by the notion of Vancouver as sci-fi landscape

2002 "Hot Vessels & No Live Girls" | Lance Fung Gallery | NYC 

         peepshow (show me your belly)" at closing reception of Brendan Klinger's HOT VESSELS & select screening NO LIVE GIRLS

2002 peepshow (show me your belly)"  at Peepshow 28, presented by No Live Girls | Lusty Lady" | Seattle, WA & San Francisco, CA

         video program of 64 artists videos exhibited in peepshow booths at adult entertainment venue

2001 "distance"  at Video In Signal & Noise, 'The Seeming and the Meaning' curated by R.L Cutler, K. Forkert, & J. Weih | Vancouver, BC 

         4-day festival of film, video, audio, and installation work by local, national, and international artists

2000 "2 minutes" at Female Gaze | Blinding Light Cinema | curated by Linda Desormeaux & Rena Del Pieve Gobbi | Vancouver, BC

         film and video by up and coming local women filmmakers working outside the mainstream

2000 "plastic passion (playing with themselves)" at hanker | The Helen Pitt Gallery | Vancouver, BC

         group show curated by myself and four other artists whose work embroils crude desire

1999 "art & literature" at The Empty Home Show  | 802 & 804 Hawks Avenue | curated by ki wight | Vancouver, BC

          27 emerging artists take over two rowhouses prior to their ‘renovation’

1997 "distance" at story Grunt Gallery | curated by Sandra Semchuk and Glen Alteen | Vancouver, BC

          group show of photographic installations centered upon the theme of ‘story’

 

 

EDUCATION

2017 West-Mont  Montessori Teacher Training Program (The  Montessori Partnership) | Metchosin,  BC

Montessori  Diploma in Early Years Education and Early Childhood Education Assistant Certificate

 

2002 Goldsmiths College, University of London | London, England

MA Media & Communications/Sociology Course: Culture, Science and Technology

Research topics included interactive media and new media theory (especially as used by children), the social use of technology, philosophy of science and feminist social studies of science and technology.

 

2000 Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design Vancouver, BC

BFA Integrated Media (Photography, Film, and Video)

 

1997 Pacific NW College of Art | Portland, OR

2019 - 2020 Founding Member, In/Common Professional Services Cooperative

2012 - 2020 Principal, Connect-the-Dots Arts & Sciences  

2014 - 2016 Art Studio Instructor, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

2013 - 2014 Programming Committee, Open Space Artist-run Centre    

2010 - 2014 Founder and Co-Director, The Wayward School  

2008 - 2009 Program Director, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts  

2003 - 2006 Seminar Leader, Critical Studies Dept, Emily Carr Institute  

2005 - 2007 Volunteer Education Outreach Curriculum Development, Contemporary Art Gallery

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL HISTORY