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Education

2010 Master of Fine Arts, Western University, London, Ontario
Thesis title: Do-It-Yourself: Politics and Aesthetics in the Margins and the Mainstream
2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, with distinction: Alberta College of Art & Design
2001 Canberra School of Art, Australia

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Swatches, L'APPÂT, Brussels, Belgium
  Surfacing, DNA Artspace, London, Ontario
2014 Paintings and Prints, The Root Cellar, London, Ontario
2012 The Possibilities are Endless, Parentheses Gallery & Art Projects, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  The Possibilities are Endless, Monastiraki, Montreal, Quebec
2010 Make-Believe (Part 1), Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario
  Make-Believe (Part 2), The Parker Branch, London, Ontario
2009 Free Ideas, John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, London, Ontario
2007 – 2008 Assorted Pieces, Le Cagibi, Montreal, Quebec
2005 February, Atom Heart, Montreal, Quebec

 

Two-Person Exhibitions

2013 Colour Coded, Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, Toronto, Ontario
2010 Still on Track, Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, London, Ontario
  Treats for Faceballs, Lucky's Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2007 Paper & Wool, Atelier Woodenapples, Montreal, Quebec

 

International Group Exhibitions

2016 Agitprop!, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York
2011 Dirt Star: Take Root, Tenderloin National Forest/Luggage Store Annex, San Francisco, CA
  Family Shirt, Krets Gallery, Malmö, Sweden. Curated by Matthew Feyld
2010 Papergirl, The Women's Building, San Francisco, CA
  Even My Mum Can Make a Book, Manzara Perspectives, Istanbul, Turkey
2003 queerART, Sarabeth Building, Buffalo, New York

 

Selected Canadian Group Exhibitions

2016 Plexus, DNA Artspace, London, Ontario
  Portraits: Self and Others (it’s complicated), McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario
2015 Like Jenga, Weird Things, Toronto, Ontario
  Print London with Love, The Arts Project, London, Ontario
2014 Wish List, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
  Carte Blanche, DNA Artspace, London, Ontario
  Public School #1: Linocuts, A/P Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
  $100, Parentheses Gallery & Art Projects, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2013 No Boys with Frogs, DNA Artspace, London, Ontario
  L.O. Today, Museum London, Ontario. Curated by Cassandra Getty
  Forever Again, Parentheses Gallery & Art Projects, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  Gradations: Pride London Festival Art Exhibition, The Arts Project, London, Ontario
  WIN WIN, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
  4th London Timeraiser, The Arts Project, London, Ontario
2012 Here Today, Here Tomorrow, Parentheses Gallery & Art Projects, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  Executive Sweets, presented by Sweet Magic London, Executive Suites Hotel, London, Ontario
  (OVER), Parker Branch, London, Ontario
  Meta Wired Women 10: Art and Genders: Trans, Queer, and Feminist Perspectives, Studio XX, Montreal, Quebec
  Prints & Inks, Falldown Gallery, presented by Spins & Needles, Ottawa, Ontario
  Sweet Magic London, Bedroom Eyes Gallery, London, Ontario
  3rd London Timeraiser, The Arts Project, London, Ontario
  Not For Sale, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
  UPwithART, Palace Theatre, London, Ontario
2011 Not Bad For London, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario
  The Teenie Weenie Zine Machine, City Lights Bookshop, London, Ontario
  Autograph Hound, The HUGH Display Case, Landon Library, London, Ontario. Curated by Jason McLean
  Pride London Festival Art Exhibit 2011, The Arts Project, London, Ontario
  Activation, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
  Outside Context, James Buttrum and Son, Hamilton Art Crawl, Hamilton, Ontario. Curated by Brad Issacs
  The Cheaper Show No. 10, Vancouver, BC.
  Thick as Thieves, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
  UPwithART, Palace Theatre, London, Ontario
  Playlists, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
2010 YOU-TUBE-IT International Juried Art Competition, Peak Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  Pride London Festival Art Exhibit 2010, Strand Fine Art Services, London, Ontario
  The Cheaper Show No. 9, Vancouver, BC.
  Time & Shapes: Recent Acquisitions, St. Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  Secret Admirer, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
  Pea-Brained Schnauzers, Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
2009 Production Still, Artlab Gallery, London, Ontario
2008 One Year at Woodenapples, Atelier Woodenapples, Montreal, Quebec
  Ferment, The Long Hall, Montreal, Quebec
2007 ZooLab, Osheaga Festival, Montreal, Quebec
  Pindemonium 03, Articule Artist-Run Centre, Montreal, Quebec
  Echo, The Long Hall, Montreal, Quebec
  Postcard Show, Redbird, Montreal, Quebec
2006 Wax + Wood, Six Shooter Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  Wall+Paper II, Xpace, Toronto, Ontario
  Pindemonium 02, Madame Edgar, Montreal, Quebec
  Silent Art Auction, The Long Hall, Montreal, Quebec
  Deluxe, The Long Hall, Montreal, Quebec
2005 Cyclops’ Dreams: Artists’ Books, Comix & Zines, Access Artist Run Centre, Vancouver, BC
  Collision, The Long Hall, Montreal, Quebec
  Pindemonium, Pharmacie Esperanza, Montreal, Quebec

 

Residencies

2015 L'APPÂT, Brussels, Belgium
2014 Spark Box Studio, Picton, Ontario
2011 Spark Box Studio, Picton, Ontario
2009 Roberts Street Social Centre / Ink Storm Screenprinting Collective, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Curatorial Projects

2011 The Teenie Weenie Zine Machine, City Lights Bookshop, London, Ontario
2006 Silent Art Auction, The Long Haul / Le Corrid’Art, Montreal, Quebec

 

Exhibition Catalogues

2013 L.O. Today. London, Ontario: Museum London. (Recipient of an Ontario Association of Art Galleries Design Award)
2011 Playlists. Sackville, New Brunswick: Owens Art Gallery.
2010 Intersections. London, Ontario: Department of Visual Arts, University of Western Ontario
2005 Cyclops’ Dreams: artists’ books, comix, & zines. Vancouver, BC: Perro Verlag.

 

Solo Art Books, Zines, and Contributions to Publications

2015 Surfacing, self-published
  Untitled (drawings), self-published
  Swatches, printed at L'APPÂT in Brussels, Belgium
2014 Constellation Calendar, self-published
2013 Cover art for The Rusty Toque, www.therustytoque.com
2012 The Possibilities are Endless, published by the McIntosh Gallery Curatorial Study Centre
  Surprise Yourself, self-published
2011 Eight, self-published
  Untitled zine for The Teenie Weenie Zine Machine, self-published
  Queer Things, self-published
  What Makes an Object Queer? self-published
2010 Do-It-Yourself: Politics and Aesthetics in the Margins and the Mainstream, self-published
  MFA Doodles, self-published
2009 Ideas for Sale: Cultural Content in the Information Economy, self-published
  Look Inside This Book: It Is Interesting, self-published
  Manufacturing Content: Immaterial Labour and the Value of Art (Notes From a Would-Be Nonbeliever), self-published
2008 Ugly Tattoos, self-published
  Ceilings Make Pie and Markers Drive the Ocean with their Feet, self-published
2005 Wood Bond, self-published
2004 Encyclopaedia Rescue Project, self-published
  “Photographs & a Scrabble Poem.” In Fish Piss 3, no. 1. Montreal: Spontaneous Productions Rgd. 123.
2003 Horizontal Pictures, self-published
2002 “Lindsay Brandon.” In Current Projects: Contemporary Fine Art Review, no. 3.Calgary: Alberta College of Art and Design. 2.

 

Collaborative Zines

2011 Monsters, Culture Days at Museum London
  Editor, Queer Enough: Queer Identities, Different-Gender Relationships, self-published
2010 Surprise Prize and Treats for Faceballs, self-published
2009 Gusts, self-published
  A Journey Through Time & Shapes, self-published
  Hey, Can I Have a Taste of Your Ice-Cream? self-published
  Eek! Win Ox, self-published
2008 Now That We’re Grown-ups We Can Do Whatever We Want, self-published
  Party in the Middle, self-published
  Jam Pet, self-published

 

Small Press Fairs & Festivals

2016 Expozine: 15th Annual Small Press, Comic and Zine Fair, Montreal, Quebec
  Hamilton Feminist Zine Fair, Ontario
  Toronto Queer Zine Fair, Ontario
  Canzine, Toronto, Ontario
  Queer Between the Covers, Montreal, Quebec
2015 OCADU Book Arts Fair, Toronto, Ontario
  Hamilton Feminist Zine Fair, Ontario
  Expozine: 14th Annual Small Press, Comic and Zine Fair, Montreal, Quebec
  Toronto Queer Zine Fair, Toronto, Ontario
  Zine Dream, Toronto, Ontario
2014 Expozine: 13th Annual Small Press, Comic and Zine Fair, Montreal, Quebec
  Toronto Queer Zine Fair, Toronto, Ontario
  Rag Bag Bazaar, London, Ontario
2013 Culture Days, Museum London, Ontario
  Zine Dream, Toronto, Ontario
  Rag Bag Bazaar, London, Ontario
2012 Expozine: 11th Annual Small Press, Comic and Zine Fair, Montreal, Quebec
  Canzine, Toronto, Ontario
  Zine Dream, Toronto, Ontario
  Picture Books, Sled Island Festival, Calgary, Alberta
  7th Annual London Indie Media Fair, London, Ontario
2011 Za Za Zine Fair, London, Ontario
  Expozine: 10th Annual Small Press, Comic and Zine Fair, Montreal, Quebec
  Canzine, Toronto, Ontario
  Queer Between the Covers, Montreal, Quebec
  6th Annual London Indie Media Fair, London, Ontario
2010 Expozine: 9th Annual Small Press, Comic and Zine Fair, Montreal, Quebec
  Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto, Ontario
2009 Best Lil' Zine Fair in London, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
  Canzine, Toronto, Ontario
  Alternative Press Expo, San Francisco, California
  New York Art Book Fair, represented by St. Mary's University Art Gallery and the Regroupement des centres d'artistes autogérés du Québec (RCAAQ), Brooklyn, New York
  Sappy Fest Zine and Book Fair, Sackville, New Brunswick
  Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto, Ontario
2008 Expozine: 7th Annual Small Press, Comic and Zine Fair, Montreal, Quebec
2005 Expozine: 4th Annual Small Press, Comic and Zine Fair, Montreal, Quebec

 

Public Art Commissions

2012 Go with the Flow, public mural commissioned by the City of London
  Moving Everything Everywhere All The Time 2012, commissioned by Harrison Pensa with support from the London Economic Development Corporation and community partners: Museum London, VIA Rail Canada, Downtown London, London Convention Centre, rTraction, and Tourism London
2010 Ceiling Murals at APK Live (Wellington Street), London, Ontario

 

Freelance Design & Illustration

2015 Illustration and design. Armour by Rae Spoon. Coax Records OAX333.
2014 Illustration. Art for Food. Collaboration with Eugenio Salas, Dundas Street Festival, London, Ontario.
  Logo design. Little Acres Farm.
2013 Illustration. “The Field of Research,” in Karen Stanworth, Visibly Canadian: Imaging Collective Identities in the Canadas, 1820 - 1910, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.
  Logo design. Food Not Lawns London Canada.
2011 Book production and design. Yeti goes to Elementary by Laura Yang. ISBN 978-1-4507-8375-0. Published by Neila.
2010 Book production and design. Before the End by James Kirkpatrick/Thesis Sahib. ISBN 978-0-9867795-0-3. Published by Tin Men.
  Catalogue production and design. Intersections. Published by Western University, Dept. of Visual Arts

 

Teaching

2015 – 2017 Instructor, Introduction to Screen Printing, The Make Den, Toronto, Ontario
2017 Instructor, Introduction to Everything, Art Gallery of Ontario
  Instructor, Introduction to Printmaking, Art Gallery of Ontario
  Instructor, Introduction to Painting, Art Gallery of Ontario
2016 Instructor, The Art of Drawing, Art Gallery of Ontario
  Instructor, Introduction to Everything, Art Gallery of Ontario
  Instructor, Introduction to Painting, Art Gallery of Ontario
  Instructor, Introduction to Drawing, Art Gallery of Ontario
2012 – 2013 Instructor, VAS 2236B: Introduction to Print Media, Western University
2009 – 2010 Co-instructor, VAS 2100: Image Explorations, Western University
  Practicum Advisor, VAS 4430: Practicum, Western University
2008 – 2009 Graduate Teaching Assistant, VAS/VAH 2285: Gallery Practices, Western University
2008 Teaching Assistant Training Program, Teaching Support Centre, Western University

 

Workshop Facilitation

2013 Devil's Night: Exquisite Corpse Drawing Party, Museum London, Ontario
2011 InQueeries Zine Workshop, Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta
  Culture Days Zine Workshop, Museum London, Ontario
2010 – 2011 Queer n’ Trans Zine Workshop, for youth 21 and under, London, Ontario

 

Other Professional Work

2014 – 2016 Comics Editor, The Rusty Toque
2004 – 2008 Studio and Publicity Coordinator, Drawn & Quarterly, Montreal, Quebec
2004 Ceramic Glazing and Project Coordinator, Mosaika, Montreal, Quebec

 

Conference Presentations, Public Lectures & Artist's Talks

2015 "Surfacing," artist-led exhibition tour, DNA Artspace, London, Ontario
2014 “My Prairie Home,” film screening and artist’s talk, All That Glitters: A Month of Queer Art, Film, and Music, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
2013 “Zines,” guest lecture for Foundations of Visual Arts classes, Western University
  “Queer Objects, Surplus, Perversions, Commodity Fetishism, Inappropriate Touching, Horror Vacui,” with Anthea Black, Clutter(ed): A Symposium, Western University
2012 "Arts Publishing," Zine Dream Panel Discussion, XPACE Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario
2010 "DIY: Politics and Aesthetics," presented at the Paper Politics Grad Seminar Symposium, Western University
  "Zines and Artists' Books," presented for the Pre-University Scholarship Program, Western University
  "Pea-Brained Schnauzers," Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
2009 "Ideas for Sale: Cultural Content in the Information Economy," presented at the Universities Art Association of Canada Annual Conference as part of the session "Art, Power and Performativity" chaired by Dick Averns and Richard Smolinski
  "Immaterial Labour and the Value of Art," presented at the symposium I Don’t Care to Discuss It: Art, Media, and the State in a Globalized Economy, John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, Western University
2008 "Arcology: Imploding the Flat Megalopolis," presented at The Greasy Goose Salon, Le Cagibi, Montreal, Quebec

 

Selected Other Projects

2013 – 2014 The Brush Off, Children's Museum, London, Ontario
2013 Clash of the Canvases, presented by McIntosh Gallery at APK Live, London, Ontario
2004 – 2008 Member, The Long Haul / Le Corrid’Art, Montreal, Quebec
2007 Guest artist, silence is not (always) a good medicine, by Kit Malo and Erik Jerezano, Sharon Ramsey Gallery, Montreal, Quebec
2003 – 2005 Contributor, Distroboto Art Vending Machines, Casa del Popolo, Montreal, Quebec
2001 Collaborative project with David Hoffos and sculpture department, Uncle Benny’s Coming Out, Alberta College of Art & Design

 

Awards & Achievements

2016 Visual Artists Project Grant, Toronto Arts Council
2015 Travel Grants to Professionals in the Visual Arts, Canada Council for the Arts
2014 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2013 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2012 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2011 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
  Emerging Artist Residency Award, Spark Box Studio, Picton, Ontario
2010 Western University Graduate Research Scholarship
2009 – 2010 BMO Financial Group Ontario Graduate Scholarship
2008 – 2009 Western University Graduate Research Scholarship
2002 Board of Governors’ Award Nominee, Alberta College of Art and Design
  President’s Honour Roll, Alberta College of Art and Design
  Alberta College of Art and Design Student’s Association Legacy Collection Scholarship, ACAD Student’s Association
2001 Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship, Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund
2000 Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship, Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund
  Don Ray Memorial Art Scholarship, The Don Ray Endowment
1999 Apex Credit Union Ltd. Scholarship, Apex Credit Union Ltd.
1998 Alexander Rutherford Scholarship, Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund

 

Distribution

Current DNA Artspace, London, Ontario (since 2014)
  Art Now Bookstore, Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec (since 2009)
  Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario (since 2009)
2009 Needles and Pens, San Francisco, California
2008 Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, Montreal, Quebec
2006 "Re-Shelving Initiative: 2," Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2004 The Store, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal, Quebec
  Monastiraki, Montreal, Quebec

 

Collections

Museum London, Ontario
McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario
Reference Library, Toronto, Ontario
St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Art Gallery of Ontario Library, Toronto, Ontario
Eastern Edge Gallery resource library, St. John's, Newfoundland
Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, BC
Dr. John Archer Library, University of Regina, Saskatchewan
Private Collections

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