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EDUCATION
2010 Master of Fine Arts in Art and Social Practice, Portland State University, Oregon
2009 The Land Fellow, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
2006 Bachelor of Media Arts, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia

 

 

 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018 Untitled, The Western Front, Vancouver, BC (forthcoming)
  Performing Lives, Optica, Montreal, QC
2017 Tacky Forms, Sherwood Gallery, Regina, SK
  Kids These Days, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
2016 Outdoor School, Doris McCarthy Gallery, Scarborough, ON
  with/in: blurring the line between art and education, Art League, Houston, TX
  Kids These Days, MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
2015 Disturbances in the Field, La Esquina Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  Make Things Happen, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA
2014 Contingent: Only if Participation Occurs, Studio XX, Montreal, QC
  Kids These Days, Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, QC
  Tragedy Plus Time, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK
  Queering the International, Roundhouse Community Center, Vancouver, BC
  The Beaver Mat & The Faggot Shack, Malonioji 6, Vilnius, Lithuania. (solo w/Hannah Jickling)
2013 Emerging Tactics, Recess Gallery, Portland, OR
  Art Criticism & Other Short Stories #2 Launch, Vancouver Art/Book Fair
2012 That’s So Gay, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2011 Reading. Writing., Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
  Art Criticism & Other Short Stories Launch, Monograph Bookwerks, Portland, OR
  Summerhill, Revised, Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2010 To Be Real, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON
  Grown-ups, Disjecta, Portland, OR
  Twin Twin Peaks, Car Hole, Portland, OR (solo)
  Twin Twin Peaks, The New Video Gallery, Portland, OR (solo)
  Let Knowledge Serve the City, Smack Mellon, New York, NY
  The Incidental Person, apexart, New York, NY
  The Dialogical, Salem Art Gallery, Salem, OR
2009 Reply-All, Autzen Gallery, Portland, OR
  Dovetail Project, New American Art Union, Portland, OR
  Paper Trail, Gallery Atsui, Vancouver, BC
  Two Thousand Ten, Igloo Gallery, Portland, OR
2008 ERI: 3, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS
  Born out of Pleasure, Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

 
SPECIAL PROJECTS & PUBLIC WORK
2015 – ongoing Big Rock Candy Mountain, Other Sights for Artists’ Projects, Vancouver, BC
2013 High Liability Line, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2012 Lesbian Confetti Launch, Double Double Land, Toronto, ON
  Mystic Pizza, The Starving Artist’s Soup Kitchen, The Raging Spoon, Toronto, ON
2011 Conference of Conferences, Field Work, Portland, OR
2009 Shine a Light, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
  Canoedio, Klondike Arts Festival, Dawson City, YT

 

 

 
VIDEO & FILM SCREENINGS
The Long Winter Festival, Toronto, ON
  The Redo, Holocene, Portland, OR
2013 New Weird Canada, Archive Kabinett, Berlin, DE
2010 Fire Walk With Me, Riverside Studios, London, UK
2009 Twin Twin Peaks Premiere, The Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
  Dykes on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Inside Out Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Toronto, ON
  The Coast is Queer, Out on Screen Queer Film Festival, Vancouver, BC
2006 Our Inconvenient Truth, The Kitchen, New York, NY
2005 Video Kill 2, Video In Studios, Vancouver, BC
   

 

 
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
2018 ZK/U, Berlin, DE
2016 Signal Fire, Green River, UT
2014 Nida Artist Colony, Neringa, LT
2013 MacDowell Artist Colony, Peterborough, NH
  Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
2012 Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
2010 University of British Columbia Teacher Education Department, Vancouver, BC
2009 Klondike Arts Festival, Dawson City, YT
2008 270c, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2007 Anchor Archive, Halifax, NS

 

 

 
PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES
2017 Visiting Artist, The Ruskin School of Art, Oxford, UK
  Artist Talk, KASK Curatorial Studies Programme, Ghent, Belgium

Artist Talk, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

Artist Talk, Skånes konstförening, Malmö, Sweden

Visiting Artist, Malmo Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden

  Panelists, Multiple Elementary, Toronto Art Book Fair, Toronto, ON

Artists’ Talk, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

  Artists‘ Talk, MAA Program, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, BC
  Panelist, Fresh Talk: Children, New Media Gallery, New Westminster, BC
2016 Artist Talk, Vancouver Art/Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Panelist, Artistic Collaborations with Children, Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Artist Talk, For a New Accessibility, Gallery Gachet, Vancouver, BC

2015 Panelist, Close Readings: Variation FQ, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Panelist, The Commons Community Pecha Kucha, ECUAD, Vancouver, BC
2014 Guest Lecture, The Art School, ECUAD, Vancouver, BC
  Lecture, No Looking After the Internet, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2013 Artist Talk, Power of the Arts, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
  Artist Talk, Back to School, Gallery TPW, Toronto, Ontario
2012 Panelist, Alternative Schooling Panel, Open Engagement, Portland, Oregon
  Presenter, Pedagogical Impulse Workshop, Open Engagement, Portland, Oregon
  Presenter, All Hands on the Archive, Feminist Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2011 Artist Talk, Narrative Class, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon
 
SELECTED CRITICAL WRITING, REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS
2017 Lucien Durey. “Art in 2017: A View from Vancouver.” Canadian Art Online, December 18, 2017. https://canadianart.ca/features/art-2017-view-vancouver/.
  Liz Park. “Big Rock Candy Mountain.” Ampersand Online, October 23, 2017. https://www.womenandperformance.org/ampersand/liz-park-27-3.
  Liz Park. “General Sisters, General Store / Big Rock Candy Mountain.” Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory 27, no. 3 (October 4, 2017): 346-51. doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/0740770X.2017.1364940.
2016 Leah Sandals, “Art as Child’s Play: Recent Projects with Kids in Vancouver,” Canadian Art Online, accessed April 14, 2016, https://canadianart.ca/features/art-as-childs-play-recent-art-projects-with-kids-in-vancouver/.
2015 Stephanie Springgay, “Working with Children as Pedagogies of Refusal,” Breach Magazine Online, accessed December 15, 2015, http://www.breachmagazine.ca/working-with-children.
  Edwin Janzen, “Kids These Days – Review,” C Magazine, Spring, Issue 125, p60-61
2014 Andy Kryza, “AP Film Studies: Log Jam,“ Willamette Week, Portland, OR, Jan 8 2014, p42
2013 Stephanie Springgay, “The Pedagogical Impulse: Aberrant Residencies and Classroom Ecologies,“ C Magazine, Toronto, ON, Autumn, Issue 119, p16-23
2012 Rita Irwin & Dónal O’Donoghue, “Encountering Pedagogy Through Relational Art Practices,” International Journal of Art & Design Education. Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p221-236
  Sarah Todd,‘An Over Attachment or Excessive Engagement That Goes Beyond the Intellectual’ Switch On, April 30, 2012. http://www.thepowerplant.org/SwitchOn/Features/April-2012/An-over-attachment-or-excessive-engagement-that-go.aspx
2011 Stephanie Springgay,‘Summerhill, Revised: Learning In/As Marginalia,‘ C Magazine, Toronto, ON Spring p25-31
  Gabrielle Moser,‘To Be Real,‘ Esse Arts & Opinions, Montreal, Winter
2010 Marsha Schwendener, “Smack Mellon Hosts Condensations of the Social,“ Village Voice, New York, June 29
  David Balzer, ‘To Be Real,‘ Eye Weekly, Toronto, October 13

 

 

 
PUBLISHED WORK
2017 Multiple Elementary, London & Toronto: Black Dog & YYZbooks. 2017
  Art Criticism & Other Short Stories #3, Vancouver: Moniker Press, 2017
2016 Stretch Sateen, High Kicks into the Light Forever and Ever and Ever exhibition booklet, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2015 Aerobic Justice, C Magazine, Summer 2015
2013 Universal Children: Interview with Whoop Dee Doo. thepedagogicalimpulse.com, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2013.
  Doing Horizontal Work in Vertical Structures: Interview with Loree Lawrence, Syrus Marcus Ware and Pamila Matharu. thepedagogicalimpulse.com, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2013.
  Documenting Secrets: Interview with Annette Krauss, thepedagogicalimpulse.com, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2013.
  A Bad Education: Interview with Pablo Helguera, thepedagogicalimpulse.com, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2013.
  The Incidental Pancake, Artist’s Project. NOIT-1. London: Camberwell Press & Flat Time House November 2013, p74-75
  Art Criticism & Other Short Stories #2, Artist’s Book.

Vancouver: Independently Published, 2013.

2011 Summerhill, Revised: Stealing. Artist’s Project. Toronto: C Magazine, Spring 2011. P 26–30.
  Art Criticism & Other Short Stories #1, Artist’s Book.

Portland: Independently Published, 2011.

2010 Summerhill, Revised, Artist’s Book. Vancouver: Independently Published, 2010.

 

 

 
AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS
2017 Visual Artist Project Grant, BC Arts Council
  Youth Engagement Grant (with Other Sights for Artists’ Projects), BC Arts Council
  Project Grant (with Other Sights for Artists’ Projects), Canada Council for the Arts
2016 Ian Wallace Award for Teaching Excellence, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
  Professional Development Grant, BC Arts Council
  Public Art Community Grant, City of Vancouver
2014 Visual Arts Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2013 Media Arts Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
  International Residency Grant, Ontario Arts Council
  Visual Arts Project Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2011 Longlist, Sobey Art Award