Skills

PUPPETRY

PRINTMAKING

PHOTOGRAPHY

DESIGN

TEACHING

 

Education

2014        Master of Fine Arts – Intermedia, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

2008        Bachelor of Fine Arts with Great Distinction - Studio, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon,

                  Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

Additional Training

2015   The Language of material and objects: Movement and experimental puppetry - Alice Therese

           Gottschalk, National Puppetry Conference,The O’Neill, Connecticut.

2015   Puppetry & Live Performance - Jim Kroupa,National Puppetry Conference, TheO’Neill, Connecticut.

2014   Glove Puppetry - Paul Vincent Davis & Brad Shur, National Puppetry Conference, The O’Neill, Connecticut.

2014   Marionette Design & Construction - Jim Rose & Philip Huber, National Puppetry Conference, The O’Neill, 

                      Connecticut.

2014    Puppet Theatre Intensive - Peter Balkwill & Juanita Dawn, the Old Trout Puppet Workshop, The Banff

                     Centre, Banff, AB.

2013    Viewpoints Workshop - Ingrid Hansen, Int’l Fest. of Animated Objects, Calgary, AB.

2012    3D Puppetry & Film - Chrystene Ells, Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative, Regina, SK.

 

Residency Programs

2014/15    Resident Artist, Department of Visual Arts, University of Regina.

2014          Summer Resident Artist,  Department of Visual Arts, University of Regina.

 

Work Experience

Outreach Coordinator - Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange Society, Regina, SK. 2015-Present.

Festival Coordinator - International Puppet Underground Film Festival Plus, Regina, SK. 2014-Present.

Associate Artist - Common Weal Community Arts, Regina, SK. 2013-14.

Instructor - Print Media. University of Regina, Regina, SK. 2013.

Instructor - Printmaking I, II, III & IV. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. 2013.   

Instructor - Introduction to Print Media. University of Regina, Regina, SK. 2012.

Curator - University Art Collection, University of Regina, Regina, SK. 2011-2012

Facilitator - Dunlop Art Gallery. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. 2011-2012.

Collection Assistant, interim -  Kenderdine/College Building Art Galleries. Saskatoon, SK. 2009.

Gallery Assistant - Darrell Bell Gallery. Saskatoon, SK.  2008-2009.

Collection Assistant - Kenderdine/College Building Art Galleries. Saskatoon, SK. 2007.

Gallery Facilitator - Kenderdine/College Building Art Galleries. Saskatoon, SK. 2003-2007.

 

Workshop Facilitator

Puppetry & Mask Making, Regina Public Library, Maker 2015, 2015.

Puppet Construction & Animation, Workshop Tour - Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange. 2015.

Puppet Workshop, Culture Days, Regina, SK. 2014.

Puppet Workshop Facilitator, Saskatchewan Drama Association - Provincial Festival,Regina, SK. 2015

Puppet Consultant for Charlotte's Web, Regina Little Theatre, Regina, SK. 2014.

Puppet Workshop, Culture Days, Regina, SK. 2014.

 

Honors & Awards

2015        Professional Development Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

                 Disney Scholarship. Eugene O'Neill Theater Center National Puppetry Conference, USA.

2014        Independent Artist Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

                 The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Scholarship. Eugene O'Neill Theater Center National Puppetry

                      Conference, USA.

2013        Professional Development Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.   

                 Culture on the Go - Travel Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

                 Emerging Female Visual Artist, Saskatchewan Foundation for the Arts.

2012        Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships, Social Science & Humanities

                      Research Council, Canada.

                 Student Participation Grant. Emma “Unplugged” 2012, Emma International Collaboration & the

                      Saskatchewan Craft Council.

2008         Saskatchewan Winner of BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition, Sponsored by Bank of

                        Montreal Financial Group.

 

Publications

2015    "An Archival Approach to Interpretation", Interpresting The Museum, MuseumsEtc. 2015.

 

Selected Screenings

2015    Expanded Cinema - The Great Saskatchewan Timelapse Project. Participating Artist. Regina, SK.

             International Puppet Underground Film Festival Plus. Regina, SK.

             The International Festival of Animated Objects, Calgary Animated Objects Society, Calgary, AB

2013    Cinema Under the Stars, City of Regina. Regina, SK.

             International Puppet Underground Film Festival!, Dunlop Art Gallery & the Regina Public Library Film

                   Theatre. Regina, SK.

             The International Festival of Animated Objects, Calgary Animated Objects Society. Calgary, AB.

 

Set Design

2016    Aiden Flynn Lost his Brother So He Makes Another, Theatre Howl.

2015    Our Four Walls, Thigh High Theatre and MuD Collective.

 

Selected Exhibitions

2015    Cynefin, Affinity Gallery, Saskatchewan Craft Council. Saskatoon, SK. (solo exhibition) * juried

             VALARC Summer Residency, Fifth Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, Regina, SK.

2014    Printed Matters Now, Curated by Dee Gibson, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

             Hello...Reflections, Tae Contemporary Art Gallery. Regina, SK.

2013    Cynefin -MFA Exhibition, Mackenzie Art Gallery. Regina, SK. (solo exhibition)

             Toon’s Kitchen VII: Trail Home, PAVED Arts. Saskatoon, SK.

2012    From There to Here, group exhibition, Tae Contemporary Art Gallery, Regina, SK.

             Café Gossip, a White Bike Project curated by Lindsey Sharman. Zurich, Switzerland.

             Decoy, group exhibition, Saskatchewan Craft Council.  Saskatoon, SK.

             Now You See It..., group exhibition, Fifth Parallel Gallery, Regina, SK.

             Seeds, group exhibition, Saskatchewan Craft Council.  Saskatoon, SK. *juried

2009    Dimensions – Growth (Touring Exhibition of Fine Craft), group exhibition, Art Gallery of Swift Current,

                      Swift Current; Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK. *juried

2008    BMO 1st Art! 2008, group exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ONT. * juried

             Dimensions – Growth, group exhibition, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina,  SK. * juried

             Fort á la Corne: Redux, The University Club, University of Regina, Regina, SK. (solo exhibition)

2007   Fort á la Corne, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. (solo exhibition)

            The Snow Show, group exhibition, The University Club, University of Regina, Regina, SK.

 

Memberships

2012 – present     Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative

2011 – present     PAVED Arts

2008 - present        Saskatchewan Craft Council

2007 - present        CARFAC Saskatchewan

 

Services

2014-2016    The Cabinet Collective, Inc., Regina, SK: multi-arts presenting organization.

2011-14         Saskatchewan Environmental Society’s Sustainable Gourmet fundraiser. Saskatoon, SK.

2009               Donation: SNAP! 2009 – A photographic fundraiser for the AIDS committee of Toronto. Toronto, Ont.

 

Selected Collections

Permanent Collection.  Library & Archives Canada, University of Saskatchewan.

2010 - present

2010 - present