EDUCATION
2010
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
Master of Arts: Photography

2002
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design UniversityMount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
Bachelor of Education, Visual Arts Specialist

1999
Mount Allison University
Bachelor of Fine Arts

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015
(dis)regard (solo) Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland
Art in the Open Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PE
Third Shift (with Christie Lawrence) Third Space Gallery, Saint John, NB
Phantom Presence (curated by Karen Ruet & Terry Graff) Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
Curiouser and Curiouser (curated by Martha Moore) Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre, St. Andrews, NB
Once an Island SÍM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
Some of Our Own Fog Forest Gallery, Sackville, NB
Re: sent Work Parentheses Gallery & Art, Halifax, NS

2014
13 Artists (faculty exhibition, curated by Pan Wendt) Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
Alumni Exhibition Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, Sackville, NB
Face to Face (with Thaddeus Holownia) Galerie 12, Moncton, NB

2013
Manual for a Landscape SÍM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
Windshift SÍM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
Photomatic: traveling tintype studio, (with Christie Lawrence), Thunder & Lightning, Sackville, NB
Past Forward (curated by Susanne Ramsenthaler) Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2012
Ornamental Branch Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
(dis)regard (solo) Lochgelly Art Gallery, Lochgelly, Scotland
Largo Arts Festival Largo, Scotland
(dis)regard (solo) Fotospace, Glenrothes, Scotland
diptych (with Thaddeus Holownia), Galerie 12, Moncton, NB

2011
Photo Alchemy (curated by Laura Moya) 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2010
The Things that Drift Away Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
(dis)regard (MA Thesis) Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Krakow Photomonth (juried) Plac Nowy, Krakow, Poland
Architecture Naturally (juried) Bankside Gallery, London, England
Pinhole Beyond Words, Edinburgh, Scotland
Stare (juried) Roxy Art House, Edinburgh, Scotland
Louped Tent Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Salon (juried) Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2009
Mount Allison Showcase Fog Forest Gallery, Sackville, NB

2008
From Me to You Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
so soon? (members show) Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB

2007
Site/Specific/Sight, Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition
(curated by Tom Lovatt) Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
New Works Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB
Members Showcase: Karen Stentaford Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2006
a studio: Fine Arts Faculty Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2005 – Present
Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
Photography Lecturer and Technician

2004-05
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
ArtsSmarts Nova Scotia Provincial Program Coordinator

2004-06
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
Education Consultant

2003-04
St. Clements School, Toronto, ON
Visual Arts Teacher (grades 5-12)

2002-03
Sterling Hall School, Toronto, ON
Visual Arts Teacher (grades JK-8)

RESIDENCIES

2015
SÍM Artist in Residency Reykjavik, Iceland, May 1-31

2014
Artist in the Streets: Photomatic Travelling Tintype Studio
Tides Institute & Art Museum, Eastport, ME, July 24-27

2013
SÍM Artist in Residency Reykjavik, Iceland, July 1-31

2009
ArtsSmarts Artist in Residence EB Chandler Junior High School, Amherst, NS

2007
ArtsSmarts Artist in Residence EB Chandler Junior High School, Amherst, NS

2006
Artist in Residence Riverside Consolidated School, Riverside Albert, NB (with Andrew Miller & W. L. Altman)

GRANTS & AWARDS

2013
ArtsNb Mid Career Creation Grant funding for Hardening

2013
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant
funding to attend SÍM artist in residence, Reykjavik, Iceland

2013
ArtsNb Career Development Grant: Artist in Residence Grant
funding to attend SÍM artist in residence, Reykjavik, Iceland

2011
Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts Fund, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
(collaborative work with Thaddeus Holownia, Harry Thurston and New Brunswick public schools)

2009
ArtsNb Career Development Grant, scholarship for Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2008
Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts Fund, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
(funding to attend Photo Educators Forum, Toronto, ON)

2007
ArtsNb Emerging Artist Creation Grant funding for selected learning

2007
Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts Award, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

2015
Photomatic, (artist talk and workshop),
The View Camera, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS, November 20

2015
Island; sense of place (artist talk)
SÍM, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 13

2015
Planning and creativity art (lecture and workshop),
The Planning Process, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB (with Melissa Marr) April 1

2014
Retro Photo (workshop part of the Handmade Assembly)
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB, October 25
Our Town (artist talk)
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB, April 2

2013
The original instant: wet plate collodion, (artist talk)
Rotary Club, Sackville, NB, October 24

2013
Photomatic: Travelling Tintype Studio, (artist talk)
SÍM, Reykjavik, Iceland, July 10

2013
Finding a Sense of Place, (artist talk)
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, March 11

2013
The original instant, (artist talk)
Past/Forward Alt-Photo Symposium, Edinburgh, Scotland, March 9

2012
Planning, creativity and public art (lecture and workshop),
The Planning Process, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB (with Melissa Marr) November 15

2012
(dis)regard, (artist talk via Skype)
Napier College, Edinburgh, Scotland, October 31
Make Do and Mend (workshop part of the Handmade Assembly)
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB, October 27

2006, 07, 09, 11
Visual Arts Summer Enrichment Camp, (New Brunswick High School Students)
New Brunswick Department of Education & Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, last week of June

2009
Developing collaborative projects; artists in the classroom,
(Professional Development Workshop for teachers and artists), ArtsSmarts New Brunswick,
New Brunswick Department of Education, Fredericton, NB (with Melissa Marr), January 21

2008
Contemporary landscape photography in Canada, (lecture),
Canadian Art History, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, September 30

2008
Pinhole Photography, (workshop), Festival by the Marsh, Sackville, NB, July 19 & 29

2006
Integrating the arts into the core curriculum, (Professional Development Workshop),
ArtsSmarts Nova Scotia, EB Chandler Junior High School, Amherst, NS, October 27

2005
Learning Through the Arts, (Professional Development Workshop)
Nova Scotia Department of Education, Halifax, NS (with Daniel Oore) August 15-19