curriculum vitae

b. 1987 toronto, on the treaty lands and territory of the mississaugas of the credit

academic

2012  bachelor of fine arts in visual art at the university of british columbia in vancouver

2010  academic exchange at the école national supérieure des beaux arts in paris, france

2006  fine arts diploma at åsane folkehøgskole in bergen, norway

education

2017  movement workshops with keyon gaskin at studio 303 in montréal

2017  community care workshops with carmella farahbakhsh, and with kai cheng thom at the khyber in halifax

2017  black lives matter reading group with shaya ishak and jade byard peek in halifas

2012  reading and writing workshop with amy fung at 221A in vancouver

residencies 

2018  medalta historic clay district, ceramics residency in medicine hat

2017  platform centre for photographic + digital arts, photo residency in winnipeg

2017  connexion artist-run centre, studio residency with rudi aker in fredericton

2017  the khyber centre for the arts, studio residency in halifax

2016  the city of calgary, public art residency project

2016  the galerie d’art louise-et-reuben-cohen, research residency in moncton

2014  arte no es fácil, “art present” research residency in havana, 2014

2013  the banff centre, “our literal speed” visual arts thematic residency

performances

2016  future fitness (curated by d’arcy wilson) for saltbox festival of time-based art at grenfell art gallery in corner brook

2016  bag body, body bag for the rencontre internationale d’art performance at le lieu in quebec city

2016  friday night book club for mountain standard time performative art festival in calgary

2016  bread & roses with rudi aker, for flourish festival in fredericton

2015  twenty eight minutes like twenty eight years for pizza hut publishing in vancouver

2014  ultimate workout for mountain standard time performative art festival in calgary & lethbridge

2014  going out of business like its going out of style for third space gallery in saint john

exhibitions

2018  nose/knows\notes of care (co-curated by lucy pauker, luke mohan) at the anna leonowens gallery in halifax

2017  A through H for water cooler gallery in calgary

2015  frontier (co-curated by solveig font martínez, daz paz and marilyn volkman) at sometimes art space in havana

2014  somewheres (curated by pan wendt) at the confederation centre art gallery in charlottetown

2013  eple slang (curated by tara bursey) for window box gallery in toronto, 2013

2013  window dressing for the new gallery in calgary

2012  here you are (curated by colleen heslin) mural project for the crying room in vancouver

2012  a version for topdown bottomup in vancouver

2011  an/aesthetic at the gam gallery in vancouver

professional experience

2012 – 2015   associate director of connexion artist-run centre in fredericton

2012   research assistant for barbara zeigler, associate professor at UBC in vancouver

2011 – 2012   gallery attendant at the belkin art gallery in vancouver

2012   studio assistant for geoffrey farmer in vancouver

screenings

2016  nGbK berlin, ultimate workout as part of PUMPED (queer video curation by coral short)

2016  struts gallery & faucet media arts centre, face machine as part of OK.QUOI?!

awards

2019  canada council for the arts, research & creation grant

2018  canada council for the arts, professional development grant

2017  new brunswick arts board, creation, career development, creative residency grants

2015  new brunswick arts board, career development, creation, infrastructure grants

2014  new brunswick arts board, documentation grant

2013  new brunswick arts board, career development grant

2010  university of british columbia, dean of arts ATLAAS award for study abroad

symposia 

2015  organized what the non-human taught us at connexion arc in fredericton

2012  presented lady brute & the banal beauty inc archive at the UBC undergraduate art history symposium in vancouver

bibliography

2017  grid city magazine, limited time offer: a conversation with rudi aker and sophia bartholomew

2016  canadian art magazine, our editors’ favourite articles of 2016

2015  grid city magazine, goodbye sophia: associate director of connexion arc steps down after three inspiring years

2014  the telegraph journal, exhibition features t-shirts from former project for a dollar

2014  visual arts news magazine, creative dislocation (review of somewheres)

2013  HERE magazine, an existential workout as performance art

published writing

2019  cmagazine, not the camera but the filing cabinet: performative body archives in contemporary art (review) (forthcoming)

2019  public parking, responses to work by sophie sabet, ralitsa doncheva, and olivia boudreau (online features) (forthcoming)

2018  moniker press, screen ecologies (artist book, with emma hicks)

2017  canadian art, the women who could transform acadian art (review)

2017  canadian art, jennifer bélanger: self becomes art (online feature)

2017  galerie d’art louise reuben cohen, future folklores (exhibition essay)

2017  sad dog magazine, you are here even when you are not here (poetry)

2016  cmagazine, the accursed share (review)

2016  untitled art society, nine things that happened (poetry, for exhibition catalogue)

2016  galerie d’art louise reuben cohen, TROIS CHAPITRES THREE CHAPTERS (poetry, with emma hicks)

2016  cmagazine, writing topography (review)

2016  canadian art, old music for new paintings: in the studio with rudi aker (feature)

2016  canadian art, a fortune isn’t a future: bennie allain’s new brunswick tarot

2016  visual arts news, ray fenwick’s le moat juice (review)

2016  canadian art, art in 2016: a view from new brunswick (online feature)

2016  the new brunswick museum, suzanne hill: by your self (exhibition essay)

2016  grid city magazine, why it’s not about the money (essay)

2016  grid city magazine, LAPS w cellarghost, nightbummerz & WHOOP-szo (review)

2015  CRIT paper, the vardørg (essay)

2015  kings ARI, black hole, white wall, face machine (exhibition essay)

2015  canadian art, working title (review)

2014  canadian art, off the grid (review)

2014  visual arts news, on gathering (review)

2013  eastern edge gallery, another story of erasure, a different one (exhibition essay)

2011  FRONT magazine, reckless coiffure (essay)

presentations

visiting artist talks at the khyber centre for the arts (halifax), the alberta college of art and design (calgary), also as well too artist book library (winnipeg), platform centre for photographic + digital arts (winnipeg), the university of lethbridge (lethbridge), le lieu (quebec city), and saltbox festival of time-based art (corner brook)

workshop facilitation at third space gallery (saint john), mountain standard time festival (calgary), and connexion artist-run centre (fredericton)

public readings at the prairie art book fair (winnipeg), and galérie sans nom (moncton)