CV

MA: Art History and Visual Culture

Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours

Nipissing University, 2016

A four year degree with a major in Studio Arts and Minor in Psychology. Thesis work centered around the exploration of value through the idea of "Cheap Luxury in Capitalist Society."  Specialized in interdisciplinary studies.

Grants and Scholarships

Laidlaw Youth Action Fund, 2019 - 2022
Northern Ontario Women’s (NOW) Grant for website domain localization, 2021
College of Arts: Travel, Research, and Creation Grant, 2019
Master’s Aboriginal Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph, 2018-2019
College of Arts Research Seed Grant, University of Guelph, 2019
Graduate Entrance Scholarship, 2017
Atikameksheng Trust Education Grant, 2017, 2018

  • The Laidlaw Youth Action Fund works to support the Creative ACE (Arts-based Civic Engagement) Project, delivering arts programming and capacity to youth with lived experience at a local alternative secondary program in North Bay, Ontario.
  • Grants received between 2017 and 2019 went towards participation and video production for the Manitoulin Island Summer Historical Institute (MISHI) conference at the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (June of 2018, August of 2019), and towards digitization of artworks for the Inuit Artist Database (IAD) and the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Culture Knowledge Sharing System (GKS).

Employment

Volunteer Services Coordinator
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
April 2021 - Present

Digital Artist / Illustrator: “Indigenous Research Initiatives Report” 
Guelph Institute for Environmental Research
January 2022

Graphic Designer and Online Workshop Facilitator
Mamawe Youth Group - City Bus Project 
Thunder Bay, ON
June 2021 - December 2021

Project Lead / Project Coordinator for Creative ACE (Arts-based Civic Engagement)
Near North Mobile Media Lab via Laidlaw Foundation
North Bay, ON
2020 - 2022

Videographer and Artist Facilitator
Growing Capacity, Deepening Resilience Series via OAC 

May - June 2021

Artist Facilitator and Official Videographer 
Art Fix Nipissing: Be Well Intergenerational Community Mural via Workman Arts
North Bay, ON
2020 - 2021

Live Digital Arts Online Facilitator
Art Fix Nipissing via Workman Arts
North Bay, ON
2020 - 2021

360 Film Workshop Facilitator
Near North Mobile Media Lab

North Bay, ON
2019

Project Coordinator: Virtual Reality Workshops Series for Northern and Arctic Communities
Near North Mobile Media Lab & Thinking Rock Community Arts
via Mastercard Foundation
North Bay, ON
January 2019-October 2019

Production Assistant & Archival Researcher 
Northern Gold Documentary via TVO
Timmins, ON
April 2018

March Break Art-Camp Leader
Art Gallery of Guelph
2018

Graduate Teaching Assistantship
University of Guelph
September 2017- 2018

Art Instructor & Assistant Curator
Algonquin Art Centre
Jun-Oct 2016, May-Aug 2017

Art Department Daily, Commissioned Artist for Hard Rock Medical
North Bay, ON
May 2017

Art Department Daily Set Dressing for the Wrong Bed for Naked Pursuit  Harlequin
North Bay, ON
December 2016

Art Department Trainee Assistant Art Director (TAAD) for Love on Ice
Ice World Productions/Hallmark
North Bay, ON
November 2016

 

 

Exhibitions


Feats of Clay, Then and Now
WKP Kennedy Gallery
June 10 - August 08, 2021

Nipissing University Alumni Show & Creative Summit Panel Discussion
WKP Kennedy Gallery
North Bay, ON. 2018 


International Women's Day Exhibition
Silence
Guelph, ON. 2018

Canada Day Exhibit for Experimental Editing
North Bay Heritage Museum
North Bay, ON. 2017

Graduate Exhibition,
WKP Kennedy Gallery
North Bay, ON. 2016

Undergraduate Research Conference
Nipissing University
North Bay, ON. 2016

Ice Follies
Lake Nipissing, North Bay, ON.  2016

Interdisciplinary Group Show
Westlake Gallery
North Bay, ON. 2016

Juried Exhibitions
White Water Gallery
North Bay, ON. 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

 

Projects

Soul & Seed Collective 2020-Present
Director at Large for Creative Industries North Bay, 2021 - Present
Guest Cinematographer for Canadian Reels, 2020-Present
Board Member for Creative Industries North Bay, 2019 - 2021
Board Member for White Water Gallery North Bay, 2019 - 2020
Social Media & Graphic Design for North Bay & Area Potters' Guild, 2019 - 2020
Potters' Guild Mural at 128 Oak Street based on design by Stacey Caverly and Betty Ackroyd, 2019
Official Videographer for MISHI Conference, June 2018 & August 2019
Ontario Veterinary College Guest Curator of the Dr. John Gordon Edmeads Collection of Inuit and First Nations Carvings, 2018
Archival Researcher and Catalogue Author for  Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, 2018
Turtle Island Mural for the Friendship House in Brantford, August 2018
Digital Creator Timmins Guest Instructor, February 2018
Project Manager for the Bachinski/Chu Print Study Collection Catalogue, 2017 
Kiln Committee Member and Graphic Designer, North Bay Potters' Guild, 2017

 

 

Program Proficiency 

Adobe [Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, InDesign]
Basecamp (Project Management Software)
Microsoft [Word, Excel, Powerpoint]
Google Cloud Programs [Docs, Drive, Sheets, Powerpoint]

 

Additional Certificates 

Mental Health First Aid - 06/2021
Registered Car Seat Technician - 11/2021