CV

EDUCATION

2002-6 – BA in Fine Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
2004-5 – Study Abroad in Fine Art, University of Leeds, UK
2000 – Fine Art Portfolio Workshop, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

upcoming – Dear Diary Series, Gallery 110 at Northern Front Studio, Whitehorse, Yukon
2011 – Emotional Baggage, Yukon Arts Centre Community Gallery, Whitehorse
2009 – Unmentionables, Arts Underground, Whitehorse
2008 – It Was A Special Occasion, Cambridge Cottage Galleries, Cambridge, Ontario

RESIDENCIES

2012 – Artist in residence, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC), Dawson City, Yukon
2010 – Artists Down Under, Arts Underground, Whitehorse, Yukon

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2012 – Curator of Alison McCreesh solo exhibit Squatters, Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery
2008-present – Curator of Community and Youth galleries, Yukon Arts Centre Gallery
2007 – Co-curator of No Fixed Address: Suitcase Art Galleries, Hamilton, Ontario
2005 – Curator of 1st Annual Winter Salon, Loose Canon Gallery, Hamilton

FASHION SHOWS, DISPLAYS & EXHIBITS

2013 – Boundless: Fashion from Canada’s North at Northern Scene, National Arts Centre, Ottawa
2012 – Cranberry Fair, juried sale by the Northern Fibres Guild, Whitehorse, Yukon
2012 – Holiday exhibit, Cadence Cycle, Whitehorse
2012 – Catch My Eye accessories exhibit, Baked Cafe, Whitehorse
2012 – Mardi Bra-a breast cancer fundraising event, Whitehorse
2011 – Great Northern Arts Festival, Inuvik, NWT
2011 – Cranberry Fair, juried sale by the Northern Fibres Guild
2010 – Mardi Bra-a breast cancer fundraising event, Whitehorse
2010 – Cranberry Fair, juried sale by the Northern Fibres Guild
2009 – Cranberry Fair, juried sale by the Northern Fibres Guild

COLLECTIONS

2012 – KIAC/ODD Gallery/McCaully House Residency Collection
2010 – Yukon Government Permanent Art Collection

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 – Plants & Animals, Northern Fibres Guild exhibit, Yukon Arts Centre Community Gallery
2011 – 100 Ways, Celebration of International Women’s Day, Dawson City, Yukon
2010 – Capture: New Acquisitions by the Yukon Government Permanent Art Collection
2010 – Scrawl on the Wall, Arts Underground, Whitehorse, Yukon
2009 – Summer Days, Arts Underground
2009 – Dark Days, Red Wagon Union at the Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse
2008 – Abuse Against Women Awareness Exhibition, Whitehorse
2008 – Makers Market on James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario
2008 – RevWear, Fashion Art Show at the Pearl Company Hamilton
2008 – Gender Matters, McMaster University, Hamilton
2007 – Annual Members’ Show, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton
2007 – 3rd Annual Winter Salon, Loose Canon Gallery, Hamilton
2007 – Winter Makers’ Market, Christ Church Cathedral, Hamilton
2007 – In Design, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton
2007 – Artopia 2007: Star Buckets, fundraiser at Hamilton Artists Inc.
2007 – No Fixed Address: Suitcase Art Galleries, various public spaces, Hamilton
2007 – The Apartment Show, Loose Canon Gallery

ARTS RELATED EMPLOYMENT

2008-present – Community Engagement Visual Arts, Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery
2009 – Collections Management Contractor, Yukon Government Permanent Art Collection
2008-present – Community Engagement & Artist Contractor, Yukon Association for Community Living
2006-7 – Gallery Assistant & Sales Associate, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
2006 –  Co-ordinator, Living Wage Project Project, Hamilton, Ontario
2006 – Internship, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton
2005 – Internship, Loose Canon Gallery, Hamilton
2003 – Gallery Associate, Grimm Gallery, Port Carling, Ontario
2000-2 – Gallery Associate, Framing Place and Gallery, Huntsville, Ontario
1999-2 – Gallery Associate, Wild Life Art International/Algonquin Art Gallery, Algonquin Park, Ontario

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2011 – Intensive & Playful Millinery, Yukon College, Whitehorse
2011 – Advanced Design and Sewing Techniques, Yukon College
2011 – Re-claimed Clothing Construction/Design and Tailoring, Yukon College
2011 – Financial Management for Cultural Institutions, University of Victoria, BC
2010 – Heritage Facility Planning & Storage Planning, Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI)
2010 – Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Cultural Institutions, CCI
2009 – Mount Making, CCI
2009 – Education Programs Certification Course, Ontario Museum Association
2008 – Museum Learning Certification Course, University of Victoria

AWARDS & GRANTS

2012 – Yarn Bomb Yukon Collective, Arts Fund from Yukon Government
2011 – Sewing training, Cultural Industries Training Fund from Yukon Government
2011 – Touring Artist Fund from Yukon Government, Great Northern Arts Festival, Inuvik, NWT

MEMBERSHIPS

2008-present – Northern Fibres Guild, Whitehorse, Yukon
2012 – Yukon Artists at Work co-op (YAW), Whitehorse
2011 – Yukon Arts Society (Arts Underground), Whitehorse
2006-8 – Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario

VOLUNTEER & COMMITTEES

2012 – Vice President, Northern Fibres Guild, Whitehorse, Yukon
2011-present – Steering committee, Yukon Visual Arts and Craft Strategy
2006 – Curatorial and fundraising committee, 705600 SUMMA at McMaster University, Hamilton
2006 – Committee for Y.E.A.H. (Young Emerging Artists of Hamilton), Hamilton Artists Inc.
2005 – Committee for Merge, Hyde Park Social Club, Leeds, UK