CV

Education
Academic Background-
• Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, 2007

Continuing Education-
• Beginning Your Novel, UBC
• Introduction to Children’s Literature, UBC
• Writing the Narrative Scene- workshop, Geist Magazine
• Introduction to Children’s Literature-workshop, Geist Magazine
• Excel Fast Track- workshop, Langara College
• Introduction to CS3 Illustrator-10 sessions, Langara College

Artist Talks & Performances
• 2014 | The Projected Verse, “Baby Basket” Group Poetry Reading, Unit/Pitt, Vancouver, BC
• 2011 | FIVE, OCW magazine presents: 5 x 15, The Waldorf Hotel, Vancouver, BC

Professional Experience
• 2012 – 2015 |  Communications Director, grunt gallery artist run centre
• 2011 – 2012 |  Marketing Director, Terminal City Rollergirls
• 2009 | Arts Director, Redwire Magazine

Solo Exhibition(s)
• 2015 “Quiet Mountains and the Hum of a Past Fullness”, illustrations and drawings, Toast Collective, Vancouver, BC.

Group Exhibitions

• 2011 “Sechanalyagh”, installation, Atrium gallery, Surrey, BC
• 2011 Connecting the Dots, BC Culture Days, Vancouver, BC
• 2011 The Sketchbook Project, cross-America tour: Brooklyn, NY; Austin, TX; San Francisco, CA; Portland, ME; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; Winter Park, FL
• 2010 Poetry is Dead Magazine Launch, “Sechanalyagh” (performance piece), Vancouver BC
• 2008 Shaq’sthut- Gathering Place, “We’re Making Lives Out of Houses”, Roundhouse, Vancouver BC
• 2007 Hymn Video Zine, “Falling” (animation), 1067, Vancouver BC
• 2006 Purple Thistle Animation Show, “Untitled”, 1067, Vancouver BC
• 2006 Canzine West, Cambrian Hall, “Mumble #4”, Vancouver BC
• 2005 The Zine Show, Helen Pitt Gallery, “Mumble #4”, Vancouver BC
• 2005 Re-Representation, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver BC
• 2004 Shopping C(art), Kwantlen University College, Vancouver BC

Published Illustrations
• 2017 “Not Your Mascot” and “NDN”, #NotYourPrincess, Annick Press
• 2014 “Rebel Rebel” and “Scout”; Vagina: The Zine, Online
• 2012/2013 “When I Was Young”; “Kelowna Means Grizzly Bear”; “Mountain Tear Drop”, Kimiwan Zine, Winter Issue, Saskatchewan
• 2011 “Salmon Spirit”, Lester’s Army, Spring Issue, Vancouver BC
• 2010 “Folk Fest”, Discorder Magazine, August Issue, Vancouver BC
• 2010 “Improv Comedy”, Discorder Magazine, June Issue, Vancouver BC
• 2010 “Fake Jazz”, Discorder Magazine, March Issue, Vancouver BC
• 2010 “Salazar”, Discorder Magazine, Feb Issue, Vancouver BC
• 2010 “Foxhead”, Matrix Magazine, Issue #85 –New Feminisms, Montreal QC
• 2008 “Untitled”, Beat Nation online publication in partnership with Grunt Gallery, Vancouver BC
• 2008 “Untitled 1”, “Untitled 2”, Momentum Magazine, Issue #35, Vancouver BC
• 2008 “A Quick Drag”, One Cool Word Magazine, Issue #10, Vancouver BC
• 2007 “Zodiac”, Tooth and Dagger Newspaper, Vancouver BC

Published Writing
Books
• “A Good Day with Grandma and Me”, Children’s Book (with the support of Thompson Rivers University), 2013 TBD

Poetry
• 2013 “Working At INAC”, Poetry is Dead magazine, Mental Health Issue, Vancouver BC
• 2010 “Henry Carry-On and The Spirits”, Dark Fountain Journal, online
• 2010 “Little Sister”, Matrix Magazine, Issue #85, Montreal QC
• 2010 “Childhood”, Poetry is Dead magazine, Beer, Television and Video Games Issue #2, Vancouver BC
• 2010 “Starving Rabbits”, Matrix Magazine, Issue #85 online supplement
• 2010 “Here With You”, Matrix Magazine, Issue #85 online supplement

Short Stories
• 2015 “Motorcycle Garden”, Vagina: The Zine, Online.

Articles

• 2008 “Interview with Tanya Tagaq”, Redwire Magazine, Volume 11 Issue 1
• 2008 “Recipes and Stories”, Redwire Magazine, Volume 11 Issue 2

Awards
• First Peoples’ Heritage, Language and Culture Council ’09-’10
– Recipient of an Emerging Individual Artist Grant for an art installation that examines Tsilhqot’in language, territory and culture.

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