CV + Contact

Studio 14, Artscape Gibraltar Point

443 Lakeshore Ave, Toronto Islands

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2011  MFA Documentary Media, School of Image Arts, Ryerson University

2007  BFAH Studio Art, School of Fine Art & Music, University of Guelph

Selected Exhibitions

2020  (Upcoming) Dust: The Plates of the Present, Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR), October 2020 - January 2021

2019  Open Studios Neukölln, KM58, Berlin (DE)

2019  Cold Spell, Ryerson Artspace at the Gladstone, Toronto (CA). Solo.

2019  Grow Op, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto (CA)

2018  In Situ, Small Arms Inspection Building, Mississauga (CA) 

2018  Nes Alumni Exhibitions, Nes (Skagaströnd, IS) and Deiglan (Akureyri, IS) 

2018  Lumen Residency Exhibition, The Crypt Gallery, London (UK)

2018  Come Back, Earl Selkirk Gallery, Toronto (CA)

2017  Lumen Residency WIP Exhibition, Chiesa di San Francesco, Atina (IT)

2015  Field Study, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago (US)

2015  Fljótstunga Creative Process Exhibition, Fljótstunga Residency, Reykholt (IS)

2014  NES Opið Hús, Skagaströnd, Skagaströnd (IS)

2013  The Dark Room, 918 Bathurst, Toronto (CA)

2012  Näkymä, Kulttuurikeskus Laaksola, Akaa (FI)

2010  Some Story We Were Told, Nuit Blanche, Ryerson University, Toronto (CA)

2010  The Grand Trunk, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto (CA)

2008  Between Memory & History, Contact International Photography Festival, Toronto (CA)

2008  Still Standing, Alma Gallery, Guelph (CA)

2007  Interpretations of Light, Zavitz Hall Gallery, Guelph (CA)

Grants + Awards

2020  Canada Council for the Arts Research & Creation Grant

2018  Ontario Arts Council Project Creation Grant

2018  Fotofilmic Shortlist III

2010  Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2009 + 2010  Ryerson Graduate Award

2007  Stephen Bulger Photography Award, University of Guelph

2006  Judith Tatar Photography Award, University of Guelph

Artist Residencies

Long Term Studio Resident, Artscape Gibraltar Point, November 2017 - Present

Invited Artist, Dust: The Plates of the Present, Paris (FR), August 17 - 20, 2017

Lumen Artist Residency Programme, Atina (IT), August 3 - 17, 2017

Artist in Residence, NES, Skagaströnd (IS), November 1 - December 31, 2014

Artist in Residence, Fljótstunga, Reykholt (IS), October 16 - 30, 2014

Artist in Residence, Arteles Creative Centre, Hämeenkyrö (FI), June 1 - 30, 2012

Workshops + Related Professional Experience

(Upcoming) Instructor for Introduction to Lumen Printing, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto (CA), May 10, 2020 + September 21, 2019

Photography Facilities Technologist for Art & Art History, a joint program between the University of Toronto and  Sheridan Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, 2015 - Present

Visual Arts Technologist for the Media Studies program, Univeristy of Guelph-Humber, 2013 - 2014

Co-Chair, Curatorial Committee, DOC/NOW Documentary Media Festival, 2010 - 2011


DUST: The Plates of the Present (curated by Thomas Fougeirol & Jo-ey Tang), permanent collection of the Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR)

University of Guelph Print Collection, Guelph (CA)

Private Collections


Thank You

Canada Council for the Arts

Ontario Arts Council