Education

2015
Individualized Mentorship with artist + educator Justin Langlois
Focused on socially engaged practices in community settings
Funded by the BC Arts Council Early Career Development Program

2012-14
Bachelor of Fine Arts. Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC
Major: Critical and Cultural Practice
Minor: Social Practice and Community Engagement

2009-11
Diploma with Honours. Kootenay School of the Arts, Nelson BC
Major: Jewellery Studio

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Exhibitions

2017         FIELD GUIDES. Roundhouse Exhibition Hall, Vancouver BC
2017         In The Hole. PAVEDarts, Saskatoon SK
2014         Fresh Paint, New Construction. Art Mûr, Montreal QC
2014         Break The Legs Of What I Want To Happen. Access Gallery, Vancouver BC
2014         The Show. Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC
2013         Stratified Spaces. Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC

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Residencies

2017             In The Hole. Linda Duvall + PAVEDarts, Saskatoon SK
2015-18      Fieldhouse Studio Residency (Burrard View Park). City of Vancouver, Vancouver BC

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Public Projects

2017-            Corner Store. Burrardview Fieldhouse, Vancouver BC
2017-            Backyard Parking Is…. Burrardview Fieldhouse, Vancouver BC
2016-            ODD JOBS. Burrardview Fieldhouse, Vancouver BC
2015-17      WNDW Gallery. Various Locations, Vancouver BC
2015-17      Collaborative Embroidery Society. West End Community Centre, Vancouver BC
2014             The Textiles Institute. Abraham J Rogatnick Gallery, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC
2013             Jam Exchange. Emily Carr University Library, Vancouver BC

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Curatorial Projects

2017         Emily Neufeld + Pegah Tabassinejad: Migrations. WNDW Gallery, Vancouver BC
2017         Stefan Sollenius + Ana Carolina von Hertwig: Scene From My Window. WNDW Gallery, Vancouver BC
2016         unexpected, Craft Council of BC Gallery, Vancouver BC
2016         Helena Hsieh: Pacific Northwest, WNDW Gallery, Vancouver BC
2016         Jasmine Baetz + Christian Vistan: Cactus Packing Project, WNDW Gallery, Vancouver BC
2015         TJ McLachlan: Easy For Me, WNDW Gallery, Vancouver BC

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Artist Talks + Conference Presentations

2017         Craft in Public. Material Matters: New Craft Symposium, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC
2017         New Genres: Craft + Public Art, Canadian Craft Biennial, Art Gallery of Burlington + OCAD University, Toronto ON
2016         Emerging in Public. Mobilizing the Arts Summit, Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver BC
2016         WNDW Gallery. Why I Design. Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver BC
2014         Objective Value. Access Gallery, Vancouver BC

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Public Workshops

2017         Professional Development: Crits, Bios, Artist Statements. Vancouver Metal Arts Association, Vancouver BC (w/ Louise Perrone)
2016         Peer Funding. Mobilizing the Arts Summit, Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver BC
2016         Embroidered Mapping. Big Draw, Vancouver BC
2016         Polaroid Portraiture. WNDW Gallery, Vancouver BC
2015         Embroidered Mapping. Vancouver Draw Down, Vancouver BC
2014         Gesture Drawing. Vancouver Draw Down, Access Gallery, Vancouver BC (w/ Meaghen Buckley)

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Publications

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

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Bibliography

2017

Durey, Lucien. “Vancouver Report: From One Body to Another,”
Canadian Art, October 25, 2017. http://canadianart.ca/reviews/vancouver-report-from-one-body-to-another/

2015

Stewart, Carla K. “William Morris Rolling in His Grave: An Interview with Lexie Owen,”
Breach Magazine, 1(2), September 2015. http://www.breachmagazine.ca/william-morris-rolling-in-his-grave

2012

Karg Baron, Dianne. “Recent Grads: Making Their Way,”
MAGazine: Metal Arts Guild Canada, 27(2), December 2012, p 18-19 (magazine)

Wenckbach, Andrea. “Precious Metals, Poor Students,”
MAGazine: Metal Arts Guild Canada, 27(2), December 2012, p 12-13 (magazine)

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Community Service

2017-                       Artist Representative. North Vancouver Public Art Advisory Committee, North Vancouver BC
2016                        Jury Member. Richmond Public Art Selection Process, Richmond BC
2015-                       Vice President. Vancouver Metal Arts Association, Vancouver BC
2014-15                  Board Member. Vancouver Metal Arts Association, Vancouver BC
2014                        Hiring Committee, Student Rep. Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC

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Awards + Grants

2016      Emerging Curator’s Award, 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

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