CURRICULUM VITAE



Selected Exhibits

"Unmasking, Breathing, Moving Forward", Group Exhibit - The Kanata Centre at Martin Luther University College (Wilfrid Laurier University) Waterloo Ontario - January 17 to April 22, 2022
"We Are Still Here!"- Solo Exhibit - Orillia Museum of Art & History - November 6, 2021 to April 16th 2022
Indigenous Art Show - 2021 - Woodland Cultural Centre - Brantford, Ontario
"Wisdom of Kinship" - Group Show - Leslie Grove Gallery - Toronto, Ontario - August 2021
"The Conversation" - Group Show - Aurora Cultural Centre - July 31, 2021 to Oct. 23, 2021
Artists’ Connection 7, Sense of Self: Invitational Group Show - Dundas Valley School of Art - 2021 to 2024
"Little Black Frame" - Group Show (Invitational) Dundas Vallay School of Art - 2019
"It's A Good Day To Be" - Featured Artist - Indigenous Art Show - May 25 to August 14th 2019
Woodland Cultural Centre - Brantford, Ontario - 16 New Works (extended 3 weeks)
"We Are Still Here!" - Solo Exhibit - May 9th to August 3rd 2019 - Aurora Cultural Centre - Aurora, Ontario - 39 New Works
Indigenous Art Show - 2018 - Woodland Cultural Centre - Brantford, Ontario
"Little Black Frame" - Group Show (Invitational) Dundas Vallay School of Art - 2017
[Teachings] 2017 - Aurora Cultural Centre - Aurora, Ontario
First Nations Art Show 2017 - Woodland Cultural Centre - Brantford, Ontario
The Artists’ Connection 5: Indigenous Perspectives - September 2016 - June 2019 - Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario
First Nations Art Show 2016 - Woodland Cultural Centre - Brantford, Ontario

Selected Education Programs

View Classroom Programs (pictures & video)
Mural - Unionville Public School - 2019 - (Markham, Ontario)
Mural - Sir Wilfrid Laurier Public School - 2019 - (Markham, Ontario)
Mural - Stonebridge Public School - 2017 - (Markham, Ontario)
Mural (Dual) - Adrienne Clarkson Public School - 2017 - (Richmond Hill, Ontario)
Four Directions Murals on Panel- ET Crowle Public School - 2017 - (Markham, Ontario)
ET Crowle Public School - YRDSB Quest - 2017
Silver Stream PS - 4 day program (May 2018)
Stonebridge Public School - 8 week Program - 2017
First Nations Art Inquiry Project - YRDSB - 2016


Press and Publications

Orillia Museum of Art and History Interview - We Are Still Here! - 11.05.22
CBC News - August 12 - 2021

SpeakEasy 102.7 CHOP-FM - 20 minute interview promoting We Are Still Here! - June 2019
Video Interview for It's a Good Day to Be... - Woodland Cultural Centre - May 2019
We Are Still Here! sparks dialogue on contemporary Indigenous Issues - The Auroran, June 6th 2019
We Are Still Here! challenges stereotypes surrounding Indigenous peoples - The Auroran, May 2nd 2019
Standing in this Place The First Nations Art Show-2017
The Artists Connection 5: Indigenous art on loan is a conversation starter at Hamilton school
Reverence: Collaboration with Grade 12 Arts Unionville Class of 2017


Grants & Awards


Chalmers Professional Development Projects Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2021
Arts Response Initiative - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2021
Indigenous Visual Arts Material Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2021
Exhibition Assistance Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2019- 2020 
Indigenous Visual Arts Material Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2020
Exhibition Assistance Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2018- 2019 
Indigenous Visual Arts Material Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2019
Visual Artists Creation Projects - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2018-2019
Exhibition Assistance Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2017- 2018 
Indigenous Visual Arts Material Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2018
Indigenous Visual Arts Material Grant - Ontario Arts Coucil - 2017

Artist in Residence
Indigenous Artist in Residence - York Region District School Board - FNMI Curriculum - 2015-present
Artist in Residence - OAC Funded- York Region District School Board - 2017)

Talks & Public Events
Visiting Artist - "Truth & Reconciliation" - Keswick HS - 2019
Participating Panelist - "Why is Truth & Reconciliation Important?" and "What does Truth & Reconciliation look like for all Canadians?" - Keswick HS - 2019
Visiting Artist - 8 week program - Unionville PS - 2019
Visiting Artist - 7 week program - Sir Wilfrid Laurier PS - 2019
Visiting Artist - 5 Day Portrait Workshop - Keswich HS - 2018
Visiting Artist Grade 12 - Vaughn Secondary School - (2018)
Visiting Artist Grade 9 - Vaughn Secondary School - (2018)
Native Studies Speaker -Vaughn Secondary School - (2018)
Visiting Speaker - Markham District High School - (2018)
Visiting Artist - Markham District High School - (2017)
Visiting Artist - Keswick High School - 2017

Presentations & Workshops
2019 - Living Library program - Ministry of Indigenous Affairs
2018 - Living Library program - Ministry of Indigenous Affairs
Oil Painting Workshop - Woodland Cultural Centre - Brantford Ontario - July 20th 2019

The Alla Prima Demonstration - Aurora Cultural Centre - July 10, 2019
Ways of Seeing - Aurora Cultural Centre - June 5th 2019
Ignite the Fire - Loyalist College - April 30 2018
2nd Annual FNMI Conference 2018 - MDHS - May 28 & June 1 2018

Education

1980: York University
1985: Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology
1990: Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology
1996: York University
2014: York University
2021: New York Academy of Art

 

Memberships & Affiliations
Ontario Arts Council
Canada Arts Council

 



 

With a very special thank you to the Ontario Arts Council for all their support.