Education

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

Solo Shows

2018, 08Nature: A Space of FlowsPoliglota Room - Buenos Aires
2015, 09Fluidity: Actual Entities & Occasions of Experience Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery - Toronto

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

2019. 01Labverde Catalogue
2018, 11Proyecto'ACE Exhibition and Residency web pages
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