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Bachelors of Design. Wilson School of Design - Kwantlen Polytechnic University


July 2018 to present. Textile artist in residence. Customs House Artisan Incubator. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia 

June 2017-July 2017. Paris and Documenta fine arts field school. Paris, France and Kassel, Germany


Group Exhibitions:

March 2021 (Upcoming) Pandemic perspectives: One year later. Cape Breton Centenaries for Craft and Design. Sydney, Nova Scotia 

February 2020.  Elements: Earth, Air, Water and Fire. Bear River Artworks Gallery. Bear River, Nova Scotia.

April 2018. The Show. Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Richmond, British Columbia 

March 2017. International Arts Focus Week. Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Richmond, British Columbia

Solo Exhibitions 

June 2021. (Upcoming.)What is left Behind? Corridor Gallery of Visual Arts Nova Scotia. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

October 2020. Roads less travelled. Digital. In partnership with Canada Council for the arts.

September 2020. What is left behind? Lumiere Art at night Festival, Sydney NS 

August 2020 Canada's Ocean Playground: Trash It! Third Shift Art at Night Festival. St. John, New Brunswick. Digital Project.

September 2019. Rebirth. Lumiere Art at Night Festival. Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Teaching Experience

July 2020. New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Painting with Earth Pigments.

September 2020. Woolstock East Fibre Festival. Indigo Shibori Dyeing.

October 2019. Traditional Indigo. Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival. Amherst, Nova Scotia

November 2018. Hand Painting with Natural dyes. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

November 2018. Block Printing with Natural Dyes. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

October 2018. Painting with natural dyes. New Dawn Centre For Innovation. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.

October 2018. Rust Dyeing:How to make Unique Designs With Rusty Objects. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

November 2016. Guest Lecturer: Use of Natural Mordants and Dyes. Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Richmond, British Columbia

Grants awarded:

July 2020. Canada Council for the Arts: Digital Originals Micro Grants

July 2020. Nova Scotia Job Creation Project: Creative Legacy Arts Grants  

Guild Memberships and Board Positions:  

Visual Arts Nova Scotia- Board member October 2019-Present 

Visual Arts Nova Scotia 

PAINTS (Professional Artists in the Schools)

Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council

CARFAC Maritimes.

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Awards and Scholarships 

2018 Wildflower Scholarship
2017 One World Study Abroad Grant
2016 John Fluevog Unique Soles award
2015 The Monty Endowed Award