Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2014-2016 Master of Visual Studies, Studio, University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty

2007-2010 Bachelor of Fine Art, Interdisciplinary Studio, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University

2003-2005 Environmental Studies/ Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

2014/16 Graduate Fellowship, University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty

2014 Ontario Art Council Project Grant

2014 Banff Centre Residency Scholarship

2012 ArtsNB Creation Grant

2011 Struts Open Studio Residency

2009 Halifax Community Art Honorarium

SOLO and TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016 Dispatches from the Future Feminist Utopia, Art Museum University of Toronto

2015 Reunion in Feral Forest (with Sarah Burwash), DNA Artspace, London, ON

2011 Collaboration With 521* Friends, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Dispatches…, Future 33, Younger Than Beyoncé Gallery, Toronto, ON

2016 Walking Women, Awards, OCADU, Toronto, ON

2015 Guided Tour, Lands End, University of Chicago Logan Center, Chicago, IL

2014 Carte Blanche – Collaboration with Jerry Ropson, DNA Artspace, London, ON

Bike Love, ERI 6: The Eyelevel Re-shelving Initiative Halifax, NS

2013 Blue Crushed, Forest City Gallery

Human Services Inc., No Boys With Frogs, DNA Artspapce, London, ON

2011 Starbucks in the Woods, White Rabbit Open-Air Arts Festival, Economy, NS

2009 Bike Love, Go North! Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2009

2008 Living Room, Creighton St, Halifax, NS

Re: Directions, SEEDS Gallery, Halifax, NS and ACAD, Calgary, Alberta

ERI 3: The Eyelevel Re-shelving Initiative, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax NS

SELECTED SCREENINGS

2016 Moon, VTape Program I, In/Future, Ontario Place, September 2016

Dispatches from the Future Feminist Utopia, Future 33, Younger Than Beyoncé Gallery

Dispatches from the Future Feminist Utopia and Moon, Art Museum University of Toronto

2015 Part of Our Heritage, Reunion in Feral Forest, DNA Gallery, London ON

2014 Part of Our Heritage, Open Studio Exhibition, Banff Centre, Banff AB

2013 Blue Crushed, Two Channel Video Installation, Forest City Gallery, London ON

2010 Gillian Ups, NSCAD University Graduate Exhibition, Halifax NS

2009 Office Girl (stop motion animation), AFCOOP Student Showcase, Halifax, NS

PERFORMANCES

2015 Chop Wood, Reunion in Feral Forest, Nuit Blanche, London, ON

Guided Tour, Lands End, University of Chicago Logan Centre, Chicago, IL

2014 Owl and Bear (with Sarah Burwash), Winterjourney, Snow Days, Banff Centre

2013 Gillian Dykeman, CEO Human Services Inc., No Boys with Frogs, DNA Artspace, London, ON

2011 Collaboration With 521* Friends, You Put Me High (Upon a Pedestal) : An International Symposium of Performance Art, Sackville, NB

Starbucks in the Woods, White Rabbit Open-Air Arts Festival, Economy, NS

2009 Bike Love, Go North! Festival, Halifax NS

ARTIST TALKS

2016 Landscape and Gender, NBCCD, Fredericton, NB

The Sexual Politics of Landscape, Artist Talk, University of Toronto Enhanced Tutorial, Toronto, ON

2014 Winterjourney Artist Introduction, Banff Centre, Banff, AB Reading Room Wikipedia Workshop, London, ON

2012 Panel Facilitator “Technology will Save Us All” Struts Gallery and Faucet Media Tête à Tête Media Art Talks, Sackville, NB

2011 Collaboration with 521* Friends, Artist talk, Struts Open Studio Residency

Senior Theory Class Guest Lecturer, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

Artists’ Roundtable, Symposium of Art, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

RESIDENCIES

2014 Winterjourney Thematic Residency, Banff Centre, Banff, AB

2012 Misc. Inc. Artist in Residence, Sherbrooke QC

2011 Struts Gallery Open Studio Artist In Residence, Sackville, NB

White Rabbit Open Air Residency and Festival, Economy, NS

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2016 Executive Director, ArtsLink NB

Instructor, Visual Strategies Course, John H. Daniels Faculty

2015 Teaching Assistant, The Meaning of Contemporary, Professor Charles Stankievech

Host/ Producer, Working (it) Out Podcast, ArtSlant

2014 Teaching Assistant, Visual Concepts, Professor Lisa Steele

2013 Sr. Studio Mentor, Fine Arts, University of Western Ontario, London ON

2012 Co-Host/ Producer, Pierogi Night Art Radio, CFMH, Saint John, NB

2011 Chair of Programming, Third Space Gallery, Saint John, NB

2010 Curator, Feminism Now, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS