CV

Education

Masters of Arts in Art History (Pending) | Concordia University | 2020,  Montreal

Bachelor of Arts in Art History | NSCAD University | 2018,  Halifax

Bachelor of Fine Arts Interdisciplinary (Jewellery + Sculpture)| NSCAD University | 2016,  Halifax


Professional Experience

Teaching assistant | ARTH 352: Studies in the History of Fibre Art | Concordia University | 2018, Montreal

Resident | White Rabbit Residency | Red Clay Art Farm | 2018, Upper Economy

Curatorial Intern | Eyelevel Artist-run Centre| 2018,  Halifax

Disability arts research intern | Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery | 2018,  Halifax

Owner and designer | Mereo Design | 2018,  Halifax

Bench jeweller | Calder M.G. Repair Services | 2016,  Dartmouth

Sales associate | Charm Diamond Centres | 2016,  Halifax

Studio assistant and sales | Dorothée Rosen Designer Goldsmith Studio | 2015,  Halifax

Goldsmith intern and sales associate | Penner Jewellers | 2014,  Kenora


Awards + Scholarships

Faculty of Fine Arts Fellowship  | Concordia University | 2018 - 2020,  Montreal

Arthur Lismer Award for Academic Excellence | NSCAD University | 2018,  Halifax

Thomas George and Ethel Pearson MacKenzie Fund Scholarship | NSCAD University | 2018,  Halifax

Arthur Lismer Award for Academic Excellence | NSCAD University | 2016,  Halifax

Lyell Cook Scholarship in Sculpture | NSCAD University | 2015,  Halifax

Windfall Bursary | NSCAD University | 2015,  Halifax

Halifax Soup Micro Grant | Khyber Center for the Arts | 2015,  Halifax

Monthly Grant | Awesome Foundation Halifax | 2015,  Halifax

David Lanier Big Hat No Cattle Scholarship| NSCAD University | 2014,  Halifax

NSCAD Alumni Scholarship | NSCAD University | 2013,  Halifax


Exhibitions + Collaborations

Exhibitor | NSCAD: ALL IN, Art History & Contemporary Culture Online Exhibition  | 2018, Halifax

Exhibitor | White Rabbit Arts Festival | Red Clay Art Farm | 2018, Upper Economy

Curator | Videlicet: A Group Show | Anna Leonowens Gallery | 2018,  Halifax

Exhibitor | NSCAD Graduation Exhibition | Anna Leonowens Gallery | 2018,  Halifax

Participant in performance | “Toqolu'kwetijik” by Ursula Johnson |  Nocturne | 2017,  Halifax

Exhibitor | “Halifax”| WantedDesign | Industry City | 2017,  Brooklyn, N.Y.

Exhibitor | “Halifax” | Outside the Box: Toronto Design Offsite Festival | Gladstone Hotel | 2017,  Toronto

Participant in performance | “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 |  Art Gallery of Nova Scotia | 2016,  Halifax

Participant in performance | “Casting the Conference” by Craig Leonard | Anna Leonowens Gallery | 2016,  Halifax

Collaborative exhibitor | “Fundamentals” with Devin Horsman, Art in Drag | Anna Leonowens Gallery | 2015,  Halifax

Collaborative exhibitor | with Em Lawrence, Printed Matter | Anna Leonowens Gallery | 2015,  Halifax

Participant in performance | “Ferris Wheel,” by anna sprague |  Nocturne | 2015,  Halifax

Exhibitor | Nocturne Salon Style Show | No Offense Gallery | 2015,  Halifax

Exhibitor | Sculpture Department Open House | NSCAD University | 2015,  Halifax

Solo exhibitor | Alter: New and Recent Work by Jolee Smith | No Offense Gallery | 2015,  Halifax,

Exhibitor | RE: (Reclamation) A Joint NSCAD Feminist & Queer Collectives Show | Anna Leonowens Gallery | 2014,  Halifax

Exhibitor | Sad X-Mas | BSide Gallery | 2014,  Halifax

Exhibitor | Coal or Gold: NSCAD Jewellery Department Show and Sale | BridgeCAT: Bridge Center for Arts and Technology | 2014,  Halifax

Exhibitor | Nocturne Salon Style Show | No Offense Gallery | 2014,  Halifax

Exhibitor | Sculpture Department Open House | NSCAD University | 2014,  Halifax.

Exhibitor | Foundation Department Show | NSCAD University | 2013,  Halifax

Exhibitor | Repulsion/Compulsion | NSCAD University | 2012,  Halifax


Press + Publication

Report | “The Most Important Thing: Art and the Rural Renewal of Fogo Island,” Visual Arts News | 2019,  Halifax, N.S. visualartsnews.ca

Peer-Reviewed Article | “Bodies in Translation: Age and Creativity,” RACAR 43.2, 2018, web exclusive | RACAR/UAAC | 2019, Montréal,  racar-racar.com

Workshop | Sweet Somethings: Communication and Consent | Co-facilitated with Katrina Enserink | Future Forest Music Festival | 2018, Sheffield

Presenter | “From Integration to Emancipation: Curatorial Practices in Canadian Disability Arts,” Small Talks | The Art Bar | 2018

Published abstract | “A Chorus of Laughing People,” NSCAD 2018 Graduation Catalogue | NSCAD University | 2018,  Halifax

Published excerpt |  “Men Going Their Own Way: A Case Study (An Excerpt from: MGTOW and Kant Walk into a Bar…: Consolidating Consent Culture),”  Canon Ball: NSCAD Student Publication| NSCAD University | 2017,  Halifax

Press |  “Outside the Box – Halifax,” Toronto Design Offsite Festival | 2017,  Toronto, todesignoffsite.com

Published work | Free Coffee 2016 | SUNSCAD | 2016,  Halifax

Published work | NSCAD 2016 Graduation Catalogue | NSCAD University | 2016,  Halifax

Press | “Fallow Gallery,” The Awesome Project Halifax | 2015,  Halifax, awesomefoundation.org

Press | “The Greatest Wheel on Earth” by Adria Young, The Coast | 2015,  Halifax, thecoast.ca

Press | “December 2, 2014 Radio Room (Kelly O'Connor),” Kings Radio Room | 2014,  Halifax, kingsradioroom.soundcloud.com


Member | Milieux Textiles and Materiality Cluster | Concordia University | 2019, Montreal

Volunteer | Consent Kitties | 2019,  Halifax

Volunteer | Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs | 2018,  Halifax

Member | Visual Arts Nova Scotia | 2018,  Halifax

Member | Metal Arts Guild of Canada | 2018

Member | Society of North American Goldsmiths | 2018

Co-Director | Fallow Gallery | 2016, Halifax

Committee member | No Offense* Gallery | 2016, Halifax

Affiliation, Volunteerism + Membership