Education

2014Ontario College of Art and Design UniversityBachelor of Fine Arts
2008Ryerson UniversityDrafting for Entertainment
2005Ontario College of Art and DesignDiploma - Drawing and Painting
2004 Humber College Budgeting for non-for-profits

Solo Shows

2015, 09Fluidity: Actual Entities & Occasions of Experience Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery

Selected Group Exhibits

2017Juried selected for Installation ZoneArtist Project – Toronto
2016 BIG ART BOOK Scarborough Arts' 30th Annual Juried Exhibition Papermill Gallery – Toronto
2014Wish You Were Here 13Air Gallery - NYC
50.2014Gallery 50
2013Art Brownie Zoo Index Gallery - Toronto
ChildSight:28th Juried Exhibition Papermill Gallery – Toronto
Black Water ArtWhite Water Gallery - North Bay
Show of Art Works by NABET700 CEP TechniciansGerrard Art Space - Toronto
2012Art Brownie GalaxyIndex Gallery – Toronto
Wish You Were Here 11A.I.R. Gallery – NYC
2011Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale Art Initiatives - Toronto
2010Wish You Were Here 9A.I.R. Gallery – NYC
Sunnyside Juried Art Show Art Initiatives - Toronto
TBA CollectiveProject 165 – Toronto (Installation)
2009We Made a Deal with the Devil14 venues across Eastern Canada (Art/music tour)
OCAD's Moon-een On McFaulScotiabank Nuit Blanche – Toronto
Wish You Were Here 8A.I.R. Gallery – NYC
2008Artsu MatsuriGendai Gallery – Toronto
2007Nothing over $100Fountain Gallery – Toronto
Artsu MatsuriGendai Gallery – Toronto
2006In Your Face Steam Whistle Brewery Gallery – Toronto
Portable ArchiveScotiabank Nuit Blanche – Toronto (Installation)
The Waterloo Arts FestivalWaterloo Park West – Waterloo
Square FootAWOL Gallery – Toronto
2005NYC Roadtrip 4 RetrospectiveXPACE – Toronto (Installation)
Toronto Outdoor ShowNathan Philips Square – Toronto
Square FootAWOL Gallery – Toronto
2004The Vendart ProjectXPACE Solve for X – Toronto (Installation)
2003TransmogrifyO.C.A.D. Gallery – Toronto

Selected Performances

2012Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale Art Initiatives – Toronto
DADA RebootScotiabank Nuit Blanche – Toronto
2011In the beginning there was nothing … not even this Richview Library – Toronto
2010Concurrence IIIScotiabank Nuit Blanche – Toronto

Awards & Grants

2013“Fluid Shapes” Special Project Sunnyside Juried Art Show
2012Outstanding Artist in showArt Brownie GALAXY 2012
2005“The Exchange Network” project bursaryOntario College of Art & Design University

Residencies

2018, 08-09Fundación ´ace para el Arte Contemporáneo Argentina
2018, 08LabverdeBrazil
2016, 01 - 02 Un poco del Chocó - Nature Reserve and Biological Field StationEcuador
2016, 02 - 03Esperanza VerdePeru

Selected Press

2017, 03The 30 most exciting artists in Toronto right now - BlogTO
2012, 09Interviewed at Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale by Culture Avenue, OMNI1 (public television Toronto)
2010, 10Interview at Concurrence III during Scotiabank Nuit Blanche - OMNI1 (public television Toronto)
2009, 03Interview with Sio The Analog Gallery with Margot Daley - Paxels (streaming video network)
2006, Winter"Conversation Pieces" - Leah Sandals, Spacing Magazine
2006, 06, 15"Cityscape: Urban Art in Toronto. A new generation of collectives is remaking urban activism as art" - Leah Sandals, Canadian Art
2005, FallPhoto of live drawing, page 8 - Richard Johnson, Sketch (O.C.A.D quarterly publication)
2004, 12, 11"Little pink fridge, full of free art, Vendart turns heads on city streets" - Sarah Lazarovic, National Post
2004, 07"Pushing buttons in the art world" – Denise Ryner, Soma (German)
2003, 04The Loop with Richard Cazeau, "Interview with the creators of Vendart" - Much More Music

Selected Publications

2015, 12Big Art Book, Scarborough Arts' 30th Annual Juried Exhibition
2010, 11Wakan Tanka and the Drowning Whale, 2nd edition (self published catalogue/booklet)
2010, 10, 02Wakan Tanka and the Drowning Whale (self published catalogue/booklet)
2010, 10, 02Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, 5th annual (show catalogue)
2006, 09, 30Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, a free all-night contemporary art thing (show catalogue)
2006, 08, 12Waterloo Arts Festival(show catalogue)
2005 / 2007In The Firkin (self published illustrated short story)

Related Experience

2010 - PresentCo-founder/director of Influx Creative Space
2008-2010Manager/accountant/organizer at Extempore Gallery & Studio
2005What do Kids Think installation & interactive workshop at The Art Gallery of Ontario
2005-2007Director of The Vendart Project
2003-2004Co-founder/director of Vendart