EDUCATION

2009    University of Manitoba, BFA Honours, May 2009

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 — Present    Studio Assistant to Sarah Anne Johnson: building figurative sculpture for New York exhibition with complex components: interlocking figures, moving limbs, extreme balance (e.g. top heavy piece on a spinning base), dramatic gesture, expressive facial expressions, all aspects of rubber and plaster mold-making, rubber life-casting, hair punching, casting hollow wax patterns for bronze casting, building custom shipping boxes, as well as oil painting, making intricate stencils, and supplies management.

2009    Conservation Internship with Smithsonian’s Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden:   competitive-entry internship to learn conservation skills and care for important bronze sculpture

2009 – 2018   Personal studio practice

 

INTERNATIONAL COLLECTIONS

2016    National Museum of Bermuda, Sir William Stephenson, Bermuda

2015    Embassy of Canada, Intrepid, Washington, D.C.

2014    Canada House, Intrepid, London, England

2014    Juno Beach Centre, Intrepid, Normandy, France

 

NATIONAL COLLECTIONS

2010 — 2018     Citizens Hall of Fame, Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba:

                             2018  Garry Krepart

                             2016  Daniel McIntyre

                             2014  Sir Augustus Nanton

                             2012  Sir William Stephenson

                             2010  Terry Fox

2016    Government House, Quantum Collection, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2016    University of Manitoba, Carol Ann Shields, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2012    Qualico, Founders, Regional Offices of Canada: Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver

 

AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2017    Winnipeg Arts Council, Individual Artist Grant

2015    The Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, Vermont

2015    Manitoba Arts Council, Travel/Professional Development Grant

2015    Winnipeg Arts Council, Professional Development Grant

2013    Winnipeg Arts Council, Individual Artist Grant

2009    Cecil C. Richards Memorial Award: Achievement in Life Modeling

2008    Lynn Sissons Memorial Scholarship: Best Watercolour Presented to a Jury of Selection

             Academic Achievement Scholarship

             Cecil C. Richards Memorial Award: Achievement in Life Modeling

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018    The Edge Gallery, Tumbling, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2014    The Frame Arts Warehouse, Marrow, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2013    The Edge Gallery, Boundaries of Being, Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Gwen Fox Gallery, 20/20, Selkirk, Manitoba

 

PUBLIC SCULPTURE

2007    Portage Avenue, Art on the Avenue, Once Upon a Chair, Winnipeg, Manitoba: construction of               12-foot-tall sculpture that follows public safety standards, creating complex armature for interlocking              components.

 

MENTORSHIPS

2017 — 2018   Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art: Foundation Mentorship Program Mentee:

                          developing art practice under Chris Cooper.

 

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH

2015    National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

             Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

2012    Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence, Italy

             Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

             Vatican City, Italy

             Salvador Dalí Museum, Figueres, Spain

             Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France

             Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

2009    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

2007    Serpentine Gallery, London, England

             Tate Modern, London, England

             The National Gallery, London, England