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Education

2013-2017   Western University, Honors Specialization in Studio Art (BFA)

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Solo Exhibitions

2020    triple frame, Akin Vitrine, Toronto, ON

              Secret, Medicine Cabinet, Toronto, ON

2018     mother / rhythm, Akin Vitrine, Toronto, ON

2017     Accumulations (Thesis Award Show), Earl Selkirk Gallery, Toronto, ON

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2021    Temporary Collection, Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph, ON [UPCOMING]

2020    100 Vases - DesignTO, The Shop, Toronto, ON

2019    Very Careful, Remote Gallery, Toronto, ON

              booksbooksbooks (curated by Rebecca Casalino), The Brandscape, Toronto, ON

              Luxury and Value, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, ON

              Comfort In, Samara Contemporary, Toronto, ON

              GIFC (organized by 0-0 LA), The Costume House, Toronto, ON

2018    feelings, V.S. Studios, Toronto, ON

              Lost and Found, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, ON

              in attendance, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

              Under One Roof (curated by Kenneth Jeffrey), Can't Complain Gallery, Mississauga, ON

              KID PIX (in collaboration with the AGO Youth Council), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

2017    Take Me Away, Friends and Neighbours Gallery, Montreal, QC

              TOMPE2017, SATELLiTE Project Space, London, ON

              Fellow Feeling, Artlab Gallery, London, ON

              Teaser, Good Sport, London ON

2016    Artist Proof Sale, Open Studio, Toronto, ON

              Keepers, Forest City Gallery, London ON

              TRAP CARD, TAP, London ON

2015    In Kind, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

              Surface Tension, Artlab Gallery, London, ON

              Annual Juried Exhibition (juried by Cody Barteet, Jenna Faye Powell, Mark Kasumovic, and Susan Edelstein), Artlab Gallery, London, ON

2014    Wish List, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

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Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

2018   Emerging Visual Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council

2017   Tony and Betsy Little Gold Medal in Visual Arts, Western University

              BMO 1st! Art Award Nominee, Atlantic Canada

              Thesis Award Show, Toronto, ON

              Canadian Embroiderers' Guild, Western University

              Arts and Humanities Students’ Council, Student Donation Fund, project grant: Fellow Feeling

2016   Tony and Betsy Little Scholarship in Visual Arts, Western University

              Craig Henshaw Visual Arts Philanthropy Award, Western University

              UWO In-Course Scholarship Year IV, Western University

              Arts and Humanities Students’ Council, Student Donation Fund, project grant: TRAP CARD

2015   Arts and Humanities Student Council Award, Western University

2013-2017   Dean's Honours List, Western University

2013   Ontario Scholar, Western University

             Rob Crombie Memorial Scholarship for Art, North Toronto Collegiate Institute

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Selected Fairs, Pop-Ups, and Fundraisers

2020    plumbraiser, the plumb, Toronto, ON

              Spak Reflector, Samara Contemporary, Toronto, ON

2019    Xpace Holiday Zine and Maker Fair, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON

              Akin's Annual Holiday Market and Party, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON

              UNTAPPED - The Artist Project, Better Living Centre, Toronto, ON

2018     Empty Bowls, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON

              Canzine, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

              Pop-Up Shop, Drake Commissary, Toronto, ON

2017    XMAS Fair, Studio 7, Toronto, ON

2015    Rag Bag Bazaar, Museum London, London, ON

              Juried Holiday Art Fair, SATELLiTE Project Space, London, ON

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Artist's Residencies

2018    Luminous Bodies, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, ON

2017    AGA LAB, Amsterdam, NL

              Sparkbox Studio, Picton, ON

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Lectures and Artist's Talks

2019    On Emerging, H.B. Beal Secondary School, London, ON

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Selected Press and Publications

2019    “10 up and coming Toronto artists you should know”, BlogTO

2016    Work Published in UPSTAIRS MAGAZINE (Vol. 1, Issue 1)

2015    Work Published in Symposium (Vol. 2, Issue 1)

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Curatorial Projects

2017    MEGAPHONE, SATELLiTE Project Space, London, ON

2016    Deep Lines, Concourse Gallery, London, ON

2015-2016    Nuit Violette: Night Art Exhibition, London, ON

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Professional Experience

2019-Present    Member of the Special Events and Fundraising Committee, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, Ontario

2017-2018    Member of the AGO Youth Council, Toronto, Ontario

2016-2017    Vice President of the Visual Arts Supporters Association at Western University

2016    Intern for Forest City Gallery, London, ON

2016    Intern for the Artlab Gallery, London, ON

2015-2016    President of the Visual Arts Supporters Association at Western University

2015-2017    Gallery Sitter at SATELLiTE Project Space, London, ON

2015    Intern for Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, Ontario

2014    Intern for Caviar20, Toronto, ON

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