Education

2012 – 2014    Bachelor of Fine Arts
Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver CA
Major: Critical and Cultural Practice
Minor: Social Practice and Community Engagement

2009 – 2011     Diploma with Honours
Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College, Nelson CA
Major: Jewellery Studio

Exhibitions

2017    State of Practice, Roundhouse Exhibition Hall, Vancouver CA (forthcoming)
2014    Fresh Paint, New Construction, Art Mûr, Montreal CA
2014    Break The Legs Of What I Want To Happen, Access Gallery, Vancouver CA
2014    The Show, Emily Carr University, Vancouver CA
2014    The Textiles Institute, Abraham J Rogatnick Gallery, Emily Carr University, Vancouver CA (Solo)
2013    Jam Exchange, Emily Carr University Library, Vancouver CA (Solo)
2013    Stratified Spaces, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University, Vancouver CA

Residencies

2015-2017    Fieldhouse Residency (Burrard View Park). City of Vancouver, Vancouver CA

Public Projects

2016-    ODD JOBS. Burrardview Neighbourhood, Vancouver CA
2015-    WNDW Gallery. Various Locations, Vancouver CA
2013-    Collaborative Embroidery Society. Various Locations, Vancouver CA

Curatorial Projects

2016    unexpected, CCBC gallery, Vancouver CA
2016    Helena Hsieh: Pacific Northwest, WNDW gallery, Vancouver CA
2016    Jasmine Baetz & Christian Vistan: The Cactus Packing Project, WNDW gallery, Vancouver CA
2015    TJ McLachlan: Easy For Me, WNDW gallery, Vancouver CA

Artist Talks

2016    unexpected. Craft Council Gallery of BC, Vancouver CA
2016   WNDW Gallery. Why I Design, Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver CA
2016    Emerging in Public. Mobilizing the Arts Summit, Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver CA
2014    Objective Value. Access Gallery, Vancouver CA

Workshops

2016    Peer Funding Pitches. Mobilizing the Arts Summit, Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver CA
2016    Embodied Mapping. Big Draw, West End Community Centre, Vancouver CA
2016    Polaroid Portraits. WNDW Gallery, Vancouver CA
2015    Embodied Mapping. Vancouver Draw Down, West End Community Centre, Vancouver CA
2014    Gesture Drawing (w/ Meaghen Buckley). Vancouver Draw Down,  Access Gallery, Vancouver CA

Publications

2016     unexpected. Exhibition Catalogue. VMAA, Vancouver CA
2015     Value and Making. Hand Job, New York US. (image + text)
2015     Manufacture: From The Hand. Exhibition Catalogue. VMAA, Vancouver CA
2014     The Power of Staying Still. Podcast. w/ Meaghen Buckley & Zebulon Zang. Maillardville Cultural Appreciation Society.
2014     Thirty Questions and Forty-two Statements About Value. Text. Commissioned for the collection of Olivia Fauland.

Bibliography

2015    Stewart, Carla K. William Morris Rolling in His Grave: An Interview with Lexie Owen. Breach Magazine v1 no2, September 2015 (web)
2012     Karg Baron, Dianne. Recent Grads: Making Their Way. MAGazine: Metal Arts Guild Canada v27 no 2, December 2012, p 18-19 (magazine)
2012    Wenckbach, Andrea. Precious Metals, Poor Students. MAGazine: Metal Arts Guild Canada v27 no 2, December 2012, p 12-13 (magazine)

Community Service

2016           Jury Member. Richmond Public Art Selection Process, Richmond BC (CA)
2015-          Vice President. Vancouver Metal Arts Association, Vancouver BC (CA)
2014-15      Board Member. Vancouver Metal Arts Association, Vancouver BC (CA)

Awards

2016     Emerging Curators Grant, Society of North American Goldsmiths
2015     Early Career Development Grant, British Columbia Arts Council
2015     Community Arts Grant, City of Vancouver
2015     Neighbourhood Grant, Vancouver Foundation
2014     Gwyn and Aileen Gunn Award
2013     Alvin Balkind Memorial Scholarship
2013     Barbara Cadario – Corinne Higgins Scholarship
2013     Gwyn and Aileen Gunn Award
2010     Kootenay School of the Arts Student Award
2010     Columbia Basin Trust Student Award