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Artistic practice, interests, and media
Drawing; Painting; Printmaking; Photography - from dark room to digital media; Video - using digital video effects and
projections with photography and other media or installation/conceptual works; Installation - creating / building objects or
environments that integrate or extend conceptual frames; Bookbinding and journaling - building book structures and
immersing in materials through the book and writing. Collaborating with other artists.
Education
2010-2018 Master of Arts, Political Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.
1999-2000 Diploma, New Media, Computer Master Institute of New Media and Internet Technology ,
Specialization in Internet Site Design, Digital Animation, Multimedia Production, Victoria B.C.
1986-1990 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours; York University, Specialization in Visual Arts, Downsview, ON
1984-1986 Toronto School of Art, Fine Arts Studio (F/T), Toronto, ON
1977-2007 Training in Classical Ballet, Character, Modern & Jazz, RAD; Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, MB;
Goh Ballet, Professional Program, Vancouver, B.C.; Back Stage Dance Co., Vancouver, B.C.
Lynda Raino Dance & Victoria School of Contemporary Dance, Victoria, B.C.
Residencies & Mentorships
2021 ACE Proyecto, Buenos Aires, virtual international artist residency cohort "Frontier"
2018 Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Mentorship with Harold Klunder


Exhibitions
2021 Lacuna Festivals 2021 International, Contemporary Art Festival: "Distance", Online, Canary Islands, Spain, Video
Selected “Littoral Zones: The Frontiers Between” with the AHA! Collective
2021 “Re-Vision” Group Exhibition photo-based art, Metchosin ArtPod, Metchosin, BC Canada
2021 “Turn the Page”, International Book Arts Show, Catapult Gallery, Southeast Missouri State University, MO, USA
2020 “Covid LIFE: Virtual Drawing in the Time of Covid”, Online Group Exhibition, Xchanges Artists Gallery & Studios,
Victoria, BC Canada
2020 “A Moment in Time”, Online Exhibition, Group Show, Xchanges Artists Gallery & Studios, Victoria, BC Canada
2020 “The SPACE Between” Covid-19 Online Exhibition, Group Show, Metchosin ArtPod, B.C.
2019 “Bridges” Xchanges Artists Gallery & Studios, Group Exhibition, Victoria, B.C.
2019 “Winter Wanderings II”, group exhibition and sale, Studio H Canada, Victoria, B.C.
2019 “Intentions” selected paintings, Metchosin Municipal Hall, Victoria, B.C.
2018 "Darkness into Light", digital sublimation prints, Xchanges Artists Gallery & Studios, Group Exhibition, Victoria, B.C.
2018 "Art Passage", small paintings, Xchanges Artists Gallery & Studios, Group Exhibition, Victoria, B.C.
2018 “Winter Wanderings”, group exhibition and sale, Studio H Canada, Victoria, B.C.
2017 Group exhibition, digital composite, Ministry of Citizens' Services, Victoria, B.C.
2017 Group exhibition, paintings, Ministry of Attorney General, Victoria, B.C.
2016 “Visual Records: Exploring Narrative in Art”, Xchanges Artists Gallery & Studios, Group Exhibition, Victoria, B.C.
2015 “Reverie”, Metchosin Community Association, Solo Exhibition, Photography, Victoria, B.C.
2014 “The Human Condition”, digital composite, Xchanges Artists Gallery & Studios, Group Exhibition, Victoria, B.C.
2008 “The Art of the Book” International Multimedia Exhibit, Curator, Victoria, B.C.
2007 “The Art of the Book” International Multimedia Exhibit, Curator, Victoria, B.C.
2007 “Under the Influence” selected paintings, The Body Celeb, Out of the Box Productions, Victoria, B.C.
2006 “Between the Lines” Solo Exhibition, Paintings/ Installation, Victoria Arts Connection, Victoria, B.C.
2006 “Between the Lines” Solo Exhibition, Paintings/ Installation, Xchanges Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
2005 “The ReCreation Room” Group Show, Outdoor Toy Installation, Xchanges Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
2005 “H3 Realty: Homeless Homes for the Homeless” Installation, The Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, B.C.
2005 “Artists and their Children Collaboration Victoria Arts Connection, Group Show , Victoria, B.C.
2005 Stinking Fish Studio Tour and Exhibition, Metchosin, B.C.
2001 Cross Grain Photography Exhibition, Group Show, Xchanges Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
1997 “The LabourArt Project”, Photography and interactive web installation, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, ON
1998 “The LabourArt Project”, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON
1998 “The LabourArt Project”, Hamilton Workers Arts & Heritage Centre, Hamilton, ON
1998 “The LabourArt Project”, Canadian Auto Workers Family and Education Ctr, Port Elgin, ON
1995 Recent Work, Canadian Auto Workers Family and Education Ctr, Port Elgin, ON
1993 Solo Exhibition, Paintings, Among Friends Studio/Gallery, Queen Charlotte City, BC
1992 "Night Society of Artists" Group Show, Among Friends Studio/Gallery, Prints Queen Charlotte City, BC
1990 "Lucid Waking" Photography Installation, IDA Gallery, York University, Toronto, ON
1989 "Coded Zones" Installation, Samuel Beckett Theatre, York University, Toronto, ON
1989 "Coded Zones" Paintings, Samuel J. Zacks Gallery, York University, Toronto, ON

Awards
2000 Sooke Film Festival, "Best Integrated New Media Work" The LabourArt Project,
Web Site & Short Film, Sooke, B.C.
1997 Best black & white photograph, Durham Art Gallery Open Juried Exhibition, Durham, ON
1990 Binney & Smith ("Liquitex") National Achievement Award for Painting
1982 Emily Carr College of Art and Design, workshop scholarship, Vancouver, B.C.

Juries
1997 Ontario Arts Council, Special Projects, Juror, Toronto, ON
1997 Tom Thompson Memorial Gallery, Exhibition Juror, Owen Sound, ON
1996 Sir Sam Steele Public Art Gallery, Exhibition Juror, Orillia, ON
1995 Town of Walkerton, Annual Exhibition, Juror, Walkerton, ON

Teaching
2000 Computer Master, Flash Animation, Victoria B.C.
1996-97 Internet & Basic Computer Knowledge Workshop Leader, (Level I, II) Durham, ON
1996 Dance Instructor, The Other Arts Centre, ballet Durham, ON
1993-94 Dance Instructor, ballet, jazz, performance , Queen Charlotte City, B.C.
1985-86 High Relief Printing instructor, In-Service program for Secondary School Teachers, York University, ON
1983-84 Dance Instructor, Olga Evranoff School of Dance, ballet, Toronto, ON
1982 Dance Specialist, Camp Wahanowin, ballet, jazz, choreography, Orillia, ON

Professional Experiences
2007-2020 Province of British Columbia, Director, Ministry of Citizens’ Services, Victoria, B.C.
2006-07 Etrac Solutions Inc., Project Manager (Contract), Victoria, B.C.
2000-05 Corus Custom Networks, Creative Services Manager (Television), Victoria, B.C.
1998-1999 Campbell's Soup Co. Ltd., Pepperidge Farm, Marketing & Admin Coordinator, Toronto, ON
1996-98 Durham Art Gallery, Curator/Director, Durham, ON
1998 Image Business, Client Services, Marketing and Promotions Project Manager (Contract), Durham, ON
1995 Georgian College Labour Studies Dept. & Grey Bruce Labour Council, Labour & Art
Project Researcher, Owen Sound, ON, (Contract)
1990-91 Toronto School of Art, Executive Director, Toronto, ON
1988-90 Arts Stu, Non-Prot Artist Services Inc., Founder/Manager, York University, Downsview, ON
1984-86 Northern Spirit Gallery, Partner, King City, ON

Conferences
2019 Festival of Anarchy, Presenter “Anarchism and Art - Three Projects”. Anarchist Book Fair, Victoria, B.C.
2018 GovConnect, Facilitator, Agile Change Management for groups and teams, Victoria, B.C.
2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Ottawa, ON
2013 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Victoria, B.C.
2013 Alliance For Arts, Vancouver, B.C., BC Creative Convergence: Towards A Cultural Policy Framework
2013 Re-Imagining Communities and Civil Society International Conference, Guelph, ON - Paper Presentation
“Between the Lines: Arts and Cultural Policy in Canada – Comparative Analysis and International Contexts"
2013 University of Victoria, B.C. Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law (HiiL) The Legitimacy of Private
Transnational Governance by Contract, Session Chair for Panel IV: Contractual Governance in Supply Chains
2012 Public Sector Management Conference, Infonex, Victoria, BC - Speaker, Change Management


Volunteer
2020 -current Metchosin Arts and Culture Centre, Metchosin, B.C. Board Director
2015-current Northern Women Art Collaborative, International, Artist and Researcher, Contributor
2000-current Xchanges Gallery and Studios, Victoria, B.C. Current role - President (2019, 2020)
Current Ground Zero Printmakers, Victoria, B.C. Board Member Director
2012-15 International Development Conference at University of Toronto Scarborough, Advisory Board
2005-09 Victoria Arts Connection Multidiscipline Society, Curator, Victoria, B.C.
2007-09 Pacific Festival of the Book, Founder & Project Manager, Victoria, B.C.
1995-99 Arts Stuff Non-Profit Artist Services Inc. York University, President, Downsview, ON
1996 The Other Arts Centre, Committee Member, Durham, ON
1996 Durham Art Gallery, Director, Durham, ON
1995 Edgehill Country Waldorf School, Director, Durham, ON
1992-94 Queen Charlotte Islands Arts Council, Director/Treasurer, Queen Charlotte, B.C.
1989/90 Undergraduate Committee, Fine Arts, York University, Downsview, ON

Memberships
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild
Canadian Political Science Association
Victoria Arts Council
Media-Net
Xchanges Artists Gallery and Studios

Travel
France, Italy, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Turkey, UK, Greece, Canada and USA, Cuba, Mexico, Iceland


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