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Education + Professional Experience

2018    
BA, Art History (pending), Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, N.S.    
Owner, Mereo Design, Halifax, N.S. 

2016    
Bench Jeweller, Calder M.G. Repair Service, Dartmouth, N.S. 
BFA, Interdisciplinary, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, N.S.

2015    
Sales associate, Charm Diamond Centres, Halifax, N.S.
Casual studio assistant, Dorothée Rosen designer goldsmith studio, Halifax, N.S. 

2014    
Goldsmith Internship, Penner Jewellers, Kenora, On.
Sales Associate, Penner Jewellers, Kenora, On. 

2012  
Engraver, Penner Jewellers, Kenora, On. 

 

Awards

2016    
Arthur Lismer Award for Academic Excellence, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S. 

2015    
Lyell Cook Scholarship in Sculpture, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S.
Windfall Bursary, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S.
Robert Pope Foundation Undergraduate Award, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S.
Halifax Soup Micro Grant for Fallow Gallery, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, N.S.
Monthly Grant for Fallow Gallery, Awesome Foundation Halifax, Halifax, N.S. 

2014    
David Lanier Big Hat No Cattle Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S.

2013    
NSCAD Alumni Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax 

 

Exhibitions + Collaborations

2017    
WantedDesign, Industry City, Brooklyn, New York
Outside the Box: Toronto Design Offsite Festival, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, On. 

2016    
Participant in “An Abridged Choral Reading of the Standard Corpus with Heather Ferguson
    (Gerald Ferguson’s daughter)”. The Last Art College: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 
    1968-1978, AGNS, Halifax, N.S. 
Participation in collaborative performance. Craig Leonard, Casting the Conference. Anna
    Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
 

2015    
Art in Drag, (juried) Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, N.S. 
Printed Matter Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
Nocturne Ferris Wheel, (collaborative performance) Citadel, Halifax. N.S.
Nocturne Salon Style Show, No Offense Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
Sculpture Open House, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S. 
Alter: New and Recent Work by Jolee Smith, (solo) No Offense Gallery, Halifax, N.S.

2014    
RE: (reclamation) A Joint NSCAD Feminist & Queer Collectives Show, (juried) Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
Sad X-Mas, (juried) BSide Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
Pop-up at the Christmas Shop, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S. 
Coal or Gold: NSCAD Jewellery Department Show and Sale, BridgeCAT: Bridge Center for Arts and Technology,  Dartmouth, N.S.
Nocturne Salon Style Show, No Offense Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
Sculpture Open House, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S.

2013    
Foundation Show, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S.

2012
Repulsion/Compulsion, NSCAD University, N.S.  (group show)

 

Press + Publication

2017    
Canon Ball, NSCAD student publication, Halifax, N.S. 
Outside the Box – Halifax, Toronto Design Offsite Festival, todesignoffsite.com

2016    
Free Coffee 2016, SUNSCAD. NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S. 
NSCAD Graduation Catalogue 2016, Anna Leonowen’s Gallery. NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S. grad.nscad.ca

2015    
The Greatest Wheel on Earth, Adria Young. The Coast. thecoast.ca

2014    
December 2, 2014 Radio Room (Kelly O'Connor), Kingsradioroom.soundcloud.com

 

Affiliation

2017    
Volunteer, CCEPA, Halifax, N.S.

2016    
Co-Director, Fallow Gallery, NSCAD Granville Mall, Halifax, N.S. fallowgallery.hotglue.me

2015    
Committee member, No Offense Gallery,  Halifax, N.S. www.nooffensegallery.com