Institutional Education

2011-2015                     Alberta College of Art and Design                                                  

                                     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture Major   

                                     Calgary, Alberta   

Residencies

2016                             Indigenous Visual & Digital Art

                                     Banff Centre

                                     Banff, Alberta

 

2015                             Emily Carr University of Art + Design

                                     Urban Access to Aboriginal Art

                                     Vancouver, British Columbia   

Awards/Scholarships

2017                             Young Artist Prize

                                          Alberta Foundation for the Arts

                                     Alberta, Canada

 

2015                             Artist Operational Grant

               Calgary Arts Development

                                     Calgary, Alberta

Group Exhibitions

2017                             Alberta Biennial

                                     Art Gallery of Alberta / Walter Phillips Gallery

                                     Edmonton, Alberta / Banff, Alberta

 

2017                             /Echolalias

                                          Stride Gallery Main Space

                                          Calgary, Alberta

 

2016                             Open Studios: BAiR & IVDA

                                     Banff Centre

                                     Banff, Alberta

 

2016                             Indigen-ish

                                     Gallery 371, Alberta College of Art + Design

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

2015                             BMO 1st Art!

                                     Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto

                                     Toronto, Ontario

 

2015                             Urban Access to Aboriginal Art Showcase

                                     Emily Carr University of Art + Design

                                     Vancouver, British Columbia

 

2015                             Grad Show

                                     IKG/Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

2015                             Our Indigenous Identities                             

                                     Gallery 371, Alberta College of Art + Design

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

2015                             8th Fire Gala

                                     MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

2015                             Indspire Awards Gala                         

                                     Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

2015                             Emerging Artists Unleashed                 

                                     Alberta Society of Artists, Walterdale Theatre

                                     Edmonton, Alberta

 

2014                             Autochthonous Whispers                     

                                     Gallery 371, Alberta College of Art + Design

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

2014                             Horse Show                             

                                     Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

2014                             For Directions                                                         

               Gallery Room 371, Alberta College of Art + Design

               Calgary, Alberta

 

2013                             Italian Girls in Algiers                                          

    Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium     

    Calgary, Alberta             

 

2013                             4th Annual Administration Area Student Art Expo

               Administration offices, Alberta College of Art + Design     

                                     Calgary, Alberta

Performance

Oct. 2016                     Mythical Otherness: Othering as Mysticism

                                     Alberta Culture Days

                                     Arts Commons

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

Feb. 2016                     Mostaskamikaw: As the Snow melts, the Earth appears    

    Where Next?: A Creative Narrative, Film, and Contemporary Art Symposium

    Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, Alberta College of Art + Design

               Calgary, Alberta

 

Apr. 2015                     Back Into the Earth: Creation and the Interpretation of Meaning

               Alberta College of Art + Design / Confederation Park

               Calgary, Alberta

 

Oct. 2014                     Balance & Transference                           

               Alberta College of Art + Design

               Calgary, Alberta

 

Feb. 2014                     Bleeding Out                          

               Alberta College of Art and Design   

               Calgary, Alberta  

 

Jan. 2014                     Children of the Moon                   

               Four Directions

               Gallery 371, Alberta College of Art + Design

               Calgary, Alberta

Public Art

Oct. 2016                     Wrap Project (Main street and East 2nd Avenue)

                                     Urban Access Program 2015, Emily Carr University

                                     Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Mar. 2014                     Utility Box Project (24th St. & 14th Ave. NW)

               ACAD + City of Calgary and Roads Department

               Calgary, Alberta

Commissions

2017                             Untitled (Borders)

                                         Making Treaty 7: Common Ground Dinner Series

                                         Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

                                    Tsuut'ina Reserve, Treaty 7 Territory

 

2017                             Between Land, Water and Air

                                     Alberta Parks and Recreation Association

                                     "Parks, Protected Areas, Open Spaces and Public Places", Canadian Parks Conference

                                     Banff, Alberta

Artist Talk & Workshops

Oct. 2016                     Indigenous Artist, Communities & Collaboration

               Cultivating Craft: Pathways to Practice

                                     Alberta College of Art + Design

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

Jun. 2016                     Igniting the Fire: Storying the Urban Warrior

                                     St. Mary's University

                                     Calgary, Alberta

 

Mar. 2016                     Artist Showcase

               Lakeland College

    Lloydminster, Alberta

 

Feb. 2016                     Indigenous Arts Banff Residency Panel

               Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, Alberta College of Art + Design    

               Calgary, Alberta

 

Feb. 2015                     Indspire Conference

               Telus Convention Centre

               Calgary, Alberta

 

Jan. 2014                     Open House/Artist Talk

               Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre

               Alberta College of Art + Design

               Calgary, Alberta

 

Feb. 2012                     Visual Arts

               Holy Rosary High School

               Lloydminster, Alberta

Professional Service

2015-2016                    Mountain Standard Time Board Committee Member

               Calgary, Alberta

 

2014-2015                    ACAD Community Garden                    

               Alberta College of Art + Design

               Calgary, Alberta

        

Dec. 2013                     CBC news: Calgary at 6 "Public Art Debate"                                           

             

Mar. 2013                     Art Awareness                                                            

               Main Mall, Alberta College of Art and Design

               Calgary, Alberta  

 

Feb. 2012                     Art Awareness                                                      

               Orpheus Theatre, SAIT

               Calgary, Alberta

 

Nov. 2011                      Show & Sale                                                         

               Main Mall, Alberta College of Art and Design

               Calgary, Alberta

Professional Experience

2015-2016                    Aboriginal Liaison Interim

               Alberta College of Art + Design

               Calgary, Alberta

 

2014-2015                    Jingle Dress Dancer

               Wandering Spirit Native Awareness Ltd.

               Calgary, Alberta

 

2014                             Nuit Blanche YYC                         

    Olympic Plaza

    Calgary, Alberta

 

2012                             ARTwear Art Gallery of Calgary fundraiser           

               Hotel Arts

    Calgary, Alberta                       

 

2012                             Nuit Blanche    YYC                       

               Olympic Plaza       

    Calgary, Alberta                                                                                                                    

Review/Article/Bibliography

Apr. 2017                    "Meet the designer making wearable art that comes out of Indigenous teachings and culture"

                                    CBC: Arts

 

Dec. 2015                    “Hot Jobs”

               Questions of Purpose + 2016 Art School Smart Guide

               Canadian Art, Winter 2016

 

Nov. 2015                    “Alumni Showcase”

               The Failure Issue

               Catalyst Magazine, Issue No. 10, Fall/Winter 2015

 

Oct. 2015                     “Calgary artists snare top prizes in BMO arts competition”

               Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald

 

Sept. 2015                   “Calgary artists find success with really domestic art”

               Jennifer Friesen, METRO Calgary

 

Sept. 2015                   BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Competition

 

Nov. 2014                     Artist Profile

               Catalyst Magazine    

 

Nov. 2014                     “Aboriginal ACAD Students Create Cultural Gallery”

                Written Reverse Journalism 

 

Sep. 2014                     “ACAD Students Combine Green Thumbs to Create a Community

                The Weal, SAIT Polytechnic

 

Nov. 2013                     “Wearing your art!”

                                      Fox, Amanda, NEW TRIBE, Nov., vol.12, Issue 9, pp. 34 + 35