Hamilton, Ontario

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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

Solo Exhibitions

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

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      The Body, 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.

2017      Constellate, The Artery Gallery, University of Waterloo. 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      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.

Artist Talks:

2019                     What we Take panel discussion, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.


Related Professional Experience:

2018-                    Youth Services Assistant, Idea Exchange. Cambridge, Ontario.

2018-                    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.


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