2014 – 2018 Bachelor of Arts, Honours Fine Arts Studio Practice with Distinction, University of Waterloo
Dean’s Honour Roll 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement, Faculty of Fine Art
2019 Sites of uncomfortable conversations, Rotunda Gallery. Kitchener, Ontario. November 2019.
2019 Study for an Arena, Student Art Innovation Lab (S.A.I.L..) Curated by Denise St. Marie. August 2019.
2018 Personal Effects, DVSA Gallery. Dundas, Ontario.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 UNTAPPED - Toronto Artist Project, Toronto, Ontario.
2019 LUMEN Festival, Kitchener-WaterlooSite-specific installation at Waterloo Public Library.
In partnership with Waterloo Public Library and Mary Allen Studio Tour, University of Waterloo.
2019 Beginnings, Dana Porter Library, University of Waterloo.
2019 Pop-Up Shop, The Window Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario. In collaboration with Melika Hashemi.
2019 SHOW19, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, Ontario. Curated by Iga Janik.
2019 An Honest Review: After Karla Black. Liliput Gallery, London, Ontario.
In collaboration with Maxwell Hyett.
2019 What we take, John B. Aird Gallery. Toronto, Ontario.
2018 Fresh Paint/New Construction, Art Mur. Montreal, Quebec.
2018 The Next New Thing, Living Arts Centre. Mississauga, Ontario.
2018 Displacement, Student Art Innovation Lab (S.A.I.L.). Waterloo, Ontario.
2018 Yours Truly, University of Waterloo Art Gallery. Waterloo, Ontario.
2017 Globe Studios Invitational Show, Globe Studios. Kitchener, Ontario.
2017 Explorations, The Artery Gallery, University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Ontario.
2017 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Toronto, Ontario.
2017 Globe Studios Open House Invitational, Globe Studios. Kitchener, Ontario.
2017 PLN Art Show, THE MUSEUM. Kitchener, Ontario.
2017 Chiliad, The Artery Gallery, University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Ontario
2017 State of Becoming, The Button Factory. Waterloo, Ontario.
2016 Pattern Finding, Bridge Lecture Series, St. Jerome University. Waterloo, Ontario
Projects in alternative spaces:
2018 You Must be Cold, The LEG Gallery.
2017 After Sylvia Safdie, One Work Gallery. University of Waterloo.
2019 With Sound of Hands, Dundas Valley School of Art Gallery, Dundas, Ontario. Publication coming soon.
2019 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assitance Grant
2019 Women's Art Association of Hamilton Award
2019 Dundas Rotary Club Contribution for to Arts in Dundas
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 Upper Year Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement, University of Waterloo
2018 Virgil Burnett Memorial Award
2018 Nominee, BMO First Art Prize
2017 Nancy Lou Patterson Award for Works on Paper for Brideshead
2016 Nancy-Lou Patterson Award for Works on Paper for I Haven’t Prayed Since Grade School
2016 Auggie Corvino Memorial Award for Outstanding Second Year Student
2015 Excellence in Print Making, University of Waterloo
2018-2019 Dundas Valley School of Art. Hamilton, Ontario.
2020 With sound of hands, talk for the Women's Art Association of Hamilton. Art Gallery of Hamilton. Hamilton, Ontario.
2019 What we Take panel discussion, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.
Ponder, Terry. “Artists Among Us: Shining light on ‘The Odyssey’ part of Waterloo’s Lumen Festival.” The Record [Waterloo Region] 23 September 2019: C1. Print.
Dragomir, Ioana. "As if words were gagging here." Cross Process, Issue 3, 2019, pp. 37-40.
Dragomir, Ioana. Curatorial essay for "With sound of hands." Cross Process, Issue 3, 2019, pp. 40-42.
Dragomir, Ioana, Melika Hashemi, Maxwell Hyett, Zana Kozomora, and Christie Shen. With sound of hands. DVSA Gallery. 2019
Janik, Iga. SHOW.19. Cambridge Galleries. 2019, pp. 6.
Lanthier, Rheal Olivier, and Francois St-Jaques. Fresh Paint/New Construction. Art Mur. 2018.
Yours Truly. University of Waterloo Art Gallery, 2018.
MacDonald, Laura. “Bridging math and art with pattern finding.” Imprint [University of Waterloo] 1 November 2016.
2018- Youth Services Assistant, Idea Exchange. Cambridge, Ontario.
2018-2019 Administrator, ArtsPay. Waterloo, Ontario.
2017-2018 Co-curator, The Artery. University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Ontario.
2016-2018 Soheila Esfahani, Studio assistant. Waterloo, Ontario.
2017 Collections Assistant, The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. Waterloo, Ontario.
2017 Gallery Attendant and Installation Crew, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario.