Education
 

2020

PHD candidate in Creative Practice
Transart Institute/ Liverpool John Moores University

2019 
MFA, specialization in research-creation
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

 

1997                        
PHD in Semiology (academic requirements completed)
Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

 

1993                        
Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design
Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

                               

 

Juried Solo Exhibitions

 

2019       
Bacterial Landscapes, Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (August 4 to September 28)

 

2014       
Bonita Gallery, Summerland, California, United States (August 5 to October 31)

 

2013       
AndBe Gallery and Boutique, Paso Robles, California, United States (June 8 to September 30)


 

Exhibitions
 

2021
Syuzhet & Fabulae, Real Art Gallery, Agoura Hills, California, January. Collaborator: Jean-René Leblanc
 

2019      
The Saprotrophic Body, the Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (August 6 to 31))

 

 2018      
Aggregates, Gallery 621, University of Calgary Alberta, Canada (November 19 to 23)
Is there Any Body Home? The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (September 24 to 29)
Exposed yet Unseen, Gallery 621, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (April 2 to 6)

 

2017       
Conservo, Gallery 621, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (November 20 to 24)


 

Selected Juried Group Exhibitions
 

2020

OSA Open Juried Exhibition, Ontario Society of Artists, Ontario, Canada (November 1 to Dec 31).
Juried Summer Show, Real Art Gallery, Agoura Hills, California (July)

 

2019       
Salt Spring National Art Prize Finalists Exhibition, The Salt Spring National Art Prize, Mahon Hall Salt Spring, Canada (September 21 to  October 21)
The Body Electric, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (September 26 to 28) Collaborator: Jean-René Leblanc
Art Olympia 2019, Saitama, Japan (July)

2017       
America the Promise, Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, California, United states (October 26 to November 19)

 

2016       
Guns in America, Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, California, United States (January 5 to 29)

Another Way of Keeping a Diary, San Luis Obispo Museum in collaboration with International Encaustic Artists, San Luis Obispo, California, United States (November 20 to January 31) Curator: David Limrite
Brushstrokes, San Luis Obispo Museum, San Luis Obispo California, United States (April)

 

2014       
L’Étreinte Arborescente, Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, California, United States (September 4 to 28)

 

2013       
Women in Art, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, United States (November 7 to 28)
Small Work – Big Talent, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, United States (September 7 to 28)

All Things Considered, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, United States (August 3 to 31)

Festival of the Arts, Paso Robles, California, United States (May 25)

Wild & Precious, Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, California, United States (May 23 to June 30)
 

2012       
Clandestine, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design Detroit and work • Detroit, Michigan, United States (November 30 to December 21) Curator: Gualberto Orozco

Art of Democracy, The Sacred Gallery, New York, United States (November 6 to 30) Curator: The New York Society of Etchers, Inc.

Afterlife, Greenly Art Space, Long Beach, California, United States (October 20 to November 16)

The 2012 Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition, Department of Art and Art History, University of Nebraska, Nebraska, United States (September 7 to 28)
 

 

Curatorial work
 

2018       
Art and Martinis, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, Winter Garden, Jamieson Place, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (March 20)

2017       
Post Min Show, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (November 27 to 30)
Going, Going, Gone: Art in the Age of Extinction. Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, California, United States (August 31 to September 24)


2016       

Migrations. Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, California, United States (January 2 to 31)

2014       

L'étreinte arborescente. Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, California, United States (September 4 to 28)
 

 

Artists Residencies

2021    
Self-Residency Program, Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seyoisfjorout, Iceland (September, October)

2020    
Ayatana: Mycophilia, Quebec, Canada (September) - online

2016     

Heidi F Beal encaustic studio and gallery, Bakersfield, California, United States (November)
 

2004     
The Art Market, Galerie Sylviane Poirier (September to December)


 

Conferences and artist talks
 

2019     
The Saprotrophic Body, Nickle at Noon, Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (September 19)
Artist Talk: Iterative Processes in creation, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (June)

2018     

Aggregates, MFA Inter-University Conference, Rosza Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (December 7)
Artist Talk: Installation Practices, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (February)

2017     

Artist Talk: from Mixed Media practices to installations, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (October)
How did Feminist Voices Changed our Experience of Curatorial Spaces? University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (November)


 

Grants & Awards

2019  
Nominated for the Governor General's Gold Medal Award -    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Excellence Awards – Department of Art /MFA program, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ($ 2,000)
Anne Serverson Award - Department of Art /MFA program, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2018     

Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ($ 11,000)
SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council ), Masters' Degree grant, short-listed, Canada
Excellence Award  -  Department of Art /MFA program, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ($ 2,000)
Excellence Award  -  MFA program University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ($ 1,500)

2017    

Study Grant, Department of Art /MFA program, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ($ 13,000)
 

1985     

Laureate, City of Laval Art Award for emergent artists, Laval, Quebec, Canada ($ 500)