Education

 

2018          

Bachelor of Craft and Design, Textiles, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON, Canada

2014           

Certificate in Art Fundamentals, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON, Canada

Exhibition Record

2021          

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Online participation

Ground Rules, Group Exhibition, The Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS

                 

Growth and Transitions: Pandemic Perspectives (Postponed), Group Exhibition, The Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS

Untitled Exhibition (upcoming), Two-person Exhibition with Daniel Greutter, Craft Ontario Gallery, Toronto, ON

2020         

Low Impact, Solo Exhibition, The Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, NS

                 

 

2018         

 

Make/Ready, Group Exhibition, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON

Mobility (collaboration), Group Exhibition, Toronto Design Offsite Festival at Milk Glass Co., Toronto, ON

2016           

Shelter (collaboration), Group Exhibition, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON

2015

         

Food for Thought (collaboration), Group Exhibition, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON

Awards and Grants

 

2021           

Grants to Individuals: Presentation, Arts Nova Scotia 

2018     

   

Helen Frances Gregor Award, Craft Ontario

William & Mary Corcoran Craft AwardSheridan College

2017           

J.V O’Brien AwardSheridan College 

2016           

Excellence in Fibre AwardSheridan College 

2015           

Knit Café AwardSheridan College

 

Artist Residencies

 

2019           

Ground Rules (June 9th to 14th) - Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Chéticamp, NS

2018 - Present           

Emerging Artist Residency - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

2016           

Summer Residency - Contemporary Textile Studio Co-op, Toronto, ON

Professional Affiliations  

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design - Professional Membership         

Craft Ontario - Professional Membership   

       

Studio Art Quilts Associates - Artist Membership 

Teaching Experience

 

2021           

Workshop Instructor, Intro to Screenprinting - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

Workshop Instructor, Intro to Stitched Shibori - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

Workshop Instructor, Intro to Hand Embroidery - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

2020           

Workshop Instructor, Traditional Textile Repair - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

Instructor, Intro to Block Printing Course - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

2019           

Instructor, Intro to Sketchbooking Course - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

Workshop Instructor, Hand Embroidery Workshop - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

2018           

Instructor, Intro to Free Motion Embroidery Course - Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney, NS

Professional Development  

2020          

Artist for the Cape Breton∙Unama’ki Creative Sector Legacy Project - A 10 month project run by the Cape Breton Partnership giving artists the opportunity to develop a body of work bearing witness to the shifting realities of the global pandemic.

2019         

Boston Mission with the Atlantic Craft Alliance - Educational mission with Boston museums regarding product exportation to the US (December 6th to 14th)

2018   

       

India trip with Srishti Institute and Sheridan College - Travel and education with Srishti Institute design students about the combining of      traditional craft and modern design in India (February 19th to January 2nd)

2017         

Rajasthan Student Trip with Co-Design Abroad - Revitalizing craft designs in collaboration with local designers and traditional artisans (May 7th to 28th)