Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

2006
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Major
NSCAD University, Halifax, NS, Canada

2002
Visual Arts Diploma
Camosun College, Victoria, BC, Canada

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004 – present
Principal
John van der Woude Designs, Kelowna, BC

2009 – present
Graphic Designer
Concordia University, Montréal, QC

2007 – 2009
Creative Director
iPerceptions Ltd, Montréal, QC

2007
Digital Photography Youth Teacher
LeBrun Community Centre, Bedford, NS

2004 – 2005
Production Assistant / Graphic Designer
Orca Book Publishers, Victoria, BC

2002
Installation Worker for ‘Chrysalides’ by Fran Benton
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

2000 – 2001
Outreach Co-ordinator
Open Space Arts Centre, Victoria, BC

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2012
Collecting Photography, Collecting the World
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB, Canada (group)

ERI5 (Eyelevel Reshelving Initiative: 5)
Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (group)

2011
Benched
Streaming Café, Kelowna, BC, Canada

2009
Google Earth
Gallery 44, Toronto, ON, Canada (group)

2008
Flash Foward 2008 Exhibition
Lennox Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada (group)

Reshelving Initiative: 3
eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (group)

2007
jen’yoo-in
Whippersnapper Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada (group)

BMO Financial Group’s 1st Art! Competition Exhibition 2007
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON, Canada (group)

Make Do: Y Level Exhibition
eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (group)

2006
Power Houses: Canada’s First Ministers
Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (solo)

Power Houses: Halifax Regional Municipality’s City Council
Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (solo)

2003
Final Straws
Fifty-fifty Arts Collective, Victoria, BC, Canada (group)

2002
Dear Father
Pandora Street Art Space, Victoria, BC, Canada (group)

Transitions: Camosun College Graduation Show 2002
EC4 Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada (group)

 

COLLECTIONS

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
BMO Financial Group’s Corporate Collection, Toronto, ON
Starfish Properties Corporate Collection, Halifax, NS
Also included in numerous other private collections

 

SELECTED PUBLICITY & CRITICAL REVIEWS

2009
Globe and Mail, Dault, G. M., “Google airport photos attractive and troubling”, 7 November 2009, pR10.
Torontoist, Gould, A. “An Aerial Earth”, 3 November 2009. torontoist.com/2009/11/google_earth_at_gallery_44.php
Now Toronto Magazine, Sandals, L., “Down to Google Earth”, 18–25 November 2009.

2007
Black Flash Magazine, “Politician in Residence”, Spring/Summer 2009, p64.
CNW Group, “BMO Names Best Student Artists in Canada”, 14 August 2007. Online.
Halifax Daily News, Lisk, D., “Artist takes ‘Where’s Waldo’ look at airports,” 9 May 2007, p26.
CBC Radio’s Q, 1 May 2007, radio interview.
L’Actualité Magazine, “Premiers Ministres en la Demeure”, 1 April 2007, p19.2006

2006
Maclean’s Magazine, “The Man Behind the House”, 18 December 2006, p70.
CBC.ca Arts Online, “Photo collection of premiers’ homes ‘great Canadiana’”, 18 December 2006. Online.
CBC Newsworld’s Morning News, 18 December 2006, television interview.
The Coast Magazine, “Political Platforms”, 17-23 December 2006, p40.
CBC Nova Scotia’s Evening News, 15 December 2006, television interview.
Halifax Chronicle Herald, “Power houses blend in with surroundings.”10 August 2006, pF6.

 

AWARDS & GRANTS

2008
Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward 2008 Award Winner (Canada)

2007
BMO Financial Group’s 1st Art! Invitational Art Competition Winner—Nova Scotia

2006
British Columbia Arts Council Senior Scholarship
NSCAD University’s Roloff Beny Photography Scholarship
NSCAD University’s Homer Lord Memorial Fund Scholarship

2003
Camosun College’s Jessie Allen Forsyth Memorial — Visual Arts Award of Merit

 

PUBLICATIONS

2009
Gallery 44’s Google Earth Exhibition Catalogue, essay by Marco Avolio

2008
Magneta Foundation’s Flash Forward 2008 Catalogue

2007
BMO Financial Group: 1st Art! Invitational Art Competition Catalogue, 2003-07