Education

 2008               Masters in Fine Arts (Ceramics), University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2005-2006       Post-Baccalaureate (Ceramics), University of Regina, Regina, SK

2004                Bachelor in Fine Arts (Ceramics), NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2002-2003       Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (exchange)

 

Awards

2007             Kottler-Noritake Scholarship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2006                Top Incoming MFA Recruitment Package (Ceramics), University of Washington,

                                    Seattle, WA

2004                First Year Ceramics Scholarship, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, ON

2003                “One of a Kind” Craft Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS,                       

2003, 2002      Effie May Ross Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2002                William Souter Memorial Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS                   

2002                MacKenzie Fund Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS                    

2001                Centennial Entrance Scholarship, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS   

 

Solo Exhibitions

 2013                Ornament:Landscape, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2008                Touch, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ceramics Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2005                Thinking Outside the Box, Studio Works, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, ON

2003                Vertical Support, Horizontal Load, Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

 

Group Exhibitions

 2014                Environmental Justice, Port Loggia Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

2008                MFA Thesis Exhibition, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2007                Works in Progress, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2006                Multiples, 5th Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, Regina, SK

2005                1000 Miles Apart Ceramics Exhibition, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

2003                “One of a Kind” Show and Sale (In conjunction with the “One of a Kind” Craft

                                    Scholarship), Toronto, ON

2003                Ceramics Senior Graduation Exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School

                                     of Design, Providence, RI

Juried Craft Shows

 2014                Lunenburg Festival of Crafts, Retail, Lunenburg, NS

2013-2015      Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council Christmas Show/Summer Show, Cunard

                              Center, Retail, Halifax, NS

                        Last Minute Christmas Show, Retail, Halifax, NS

                        Windfall Fine Art and Handcraft Market, Retail, Antigonish, NS

                        Halifax Crafters Christmas Fair/Spring Fair, Olympic Centre, Retail, Halifax, NS

                        Halifax Crafters Pop-Up ShowTwo If By Sea, Retail, Dartmouth, NS

Teaching

 RPT Faculty

2015                Studio Project 1:4 (Ceramics), NSCAD University. 

2015, 2012      Independent Craft (Ceramics), NSCAD University. 

 Sessional Instructor

2010-2015       Introductory Throwing 1, NSCAD University.

2013                In Situ Ceramics, NSCAD University. 

                        Surface Exploration, NSCAD University. 

                        Color and Scale for Sculpture, NSCAD University. 

2012                Introductory Throwing 1, NSCAD University. 

2011                Introductory Throwing 2, NSCAD University.

 Instructor

2015                Intermediate Throwing, Dragonfire Pottery, Halifax, NS. 

2010-2015       Introduction to Throwing, School of Extended Studies, NSCAD University. 

2010, 2011      Intermediate Ceramics: Throwing, School of Extended Studies, NSCAD University. 

2010                Introduction to Ceramics, School of Extended Studies, NSCAD University. 

2007                Introduction to Handbuilding, University of Washington. 

2004-2005       Beginner Throwing, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, ON. 

 Substitute Instructor

2014, 2011      Ceramics, Processes and Design, NSCAD University.

2014, 2011      Ceramics, Studio 1:4, NSCAD University.

2013                Ceramics, Introduction to Handbuilding, NSCAD University.

 Assistant Instructor

2012                Joseph Howe School, 4Cs project, Halifax, NS, 2012. 

Teaching Assistant

2006                Intermediate Ceramic Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

2004                Professor Neil Forrest, Unfolding: Ceramics Within Architecture, Penland School of Crafts,

                                    Penland, NC. 

 Professional Activities

 2015               Visiting Artist Talk, NSCAD-New Glasgow Community Residency, New Glasgow, NS

2015                Attendee, National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts, Providence, RI

2012-Present   Studio Ceramics, Rachel de Condé Ceramics; Shubenacadie, NS

2005-2006       Studio Assistant, Assistant Professor Rory MacDonald, University of Regina, Regina, SK

2004-2005       Resident, Harbourfront Center, Artist in Residence Program, Ceramics Studio, Toronto, ON

 Commissioned Work

 2005                Contact and Mediation: Poetics of the Digital in Cuban Art, Dunlop Gallery Regina, SK

 Gallery/Shop Affiliations

Made in the Maritimes, Retail Shop, Bedford, NS

Winding River Art Gallery, Stewiacke, NS