EDUCATION

2011-2015   Bachelor of Photography, Sheridan College


AWARDS & GRANTS

2020   Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2019   Indigenous Artist Materials Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2018   Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2017   GAMMA Young Artist of the Year, Yonsei University

2015   Canon Award of Excellence for Storytelling

2015   Boreal Collective Scholarship


BOARDS, COMMITTEES & JURIES

Present   Supercrawl Visual & Public Art Advisory Committee, Hamilton, ON

Present   Board of Directors, De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre, Hamilton, ON 

2019-2020   Indigenous Advisory Circle Member, Indigenous Healing and Wellness Program, Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph, ON

2020   Jury Member, Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, ON

2020   Adjudicator, City Enrichment Fund - Creation & Presentation – Emerging Artists, City of Hamilton’s Arts and Culture, Hamilton, ON

2018-2020   Board of Directors, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON

2019   Steering Committee Member  The Reception Conference, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON


COLLECTIONS

Willowbridge Community Services, Brantford, ON

Native Women's Association of Canada, Gatineau, QC


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2021    Ron Benner: Remains in Association with Cultural Deposits: 10,000 Years Before Present Era, University of Guelph School of Environmental Sciences Artist Residency Program, Guelph, ON


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021    Photorama 2021, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON

2021    Activations of Solidarity: Co-resistance and Care, curated by Camille Larivée and Emily Critch, Indigenous Curatorial Collective, Online Publication

2021    Indigenous Art 2021, curated by Lisa Myers, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON

2021    Night Lights Denver | Indigenous Photograph, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO 

2019   Art[4]Change: Indigenous Women Speak, in collaboration with Monique Aura and Tia Cavanagh, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Supercrawl public video installation, Hamilton, ON 

2019   To see and see again, curated by Abedar Kamgari, Hamilton Artist Inc., Hamilton, ON

2019   Art as Activism: Truth, Survivance, and Resilience, curated by Dawn Owen, Guelph Museums, Guelph, ON

2019   An Archive, But Not An Atlas, curated by Liz Ikiriko, Critical Distance Centre for Curators, Toronto, ON

2019   INDIANIZED, curated by Naomi Smith, Guelph Museums, Guelph, ON

2019   Konnon:kwe, curated by the Council of Indigenous Women, Guelph Museums, Guelph, ON

2018   The Dis[re]placement Project, curated by Sonali Menez, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON

2018   Places Between, MUSE Projects, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, ON

2018   Indigenous Art 2018, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON

2017   2017 International Artists Exhibition, Muahk Rotary Exhibition Hall, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

2017   ONTARIO INK 150, curated by Kiera Boult, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON

2017   TELL: Stories of a Girlhood, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2017   42nd Annual First Nations Art, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON

2017   ABODE, Gallery | Galerie 115, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

2017   Land, Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto, ON

2015   57 Degrees, Arta Gallery, Toronto, ON


MEMBERSHIPS & COLLECTIVES

Bawaadan Collective

Hamilton Arts Council 

Indigenous Curatorial Collective

Indigenous Photograph 

Nokom's House Collective 

The 400 Years Project 

Women Photograph 


PANELS, PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

2021   Women's Canadian Club of Hamilton, Artist Talk, Virtual

2021   West End Phoenix & Kobo Original, StorytellingThe Indigenous City Edit Podcast

2020   Hot Takes Series: #FreeBritneyDiscussion with Kiera Boult, Art Gallery of Ontario, Virtual

2019   To see and see againPanel Discussion with Jinyoung Kim, moderated by Abedar Kamgari, Hamilton Artist Inc., Hamilton, ON

2018   My Land, My Shirt, Artist TalkCentre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre, Hamilton, ON

2018   Mini UniversityStorytelling Workshop with Indigenous Youth, Western University, London, ON

2018   My Land, My Shirt, Photo-based Workshop with Indigenous Youth, Centre[3] for Artistic and Social Practice, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre, SHAE (Strengthening Hamilton Aboriginal Education), Hamilton, ON


PHOTO EDITING

2020   West End Phoenix, Print, March 2020, The Music Issue, Ex Marks the Spot

2019   West End Phoenix, Print, December 2019, Indigenous Voices Issue


PUBLISHED WORKS (ONLINE & PRINT)

2021   The Globe and Mail, OnlineWhat’s an entrepreneur to do when they need an accountant?

2021   BESIDE Magazine, Print, November 2021, Nuclear Eternity, written by Laurence Butet-Roch

2021   Maclean's, Print, August 2021, This Entire Country is Haunted, written by Alicia Elliot

2021   The Globe and Mail, Online, Travel-starved Canadians swap international flights for local day trips

2020   The 400 Years Project, Online 

2020   West End Phoenix, Print, Issue 22, Church hats, sleepwear and more!

2020   The Globe and Mail, Online, Beer, wine exporters get creative to keep, gain international clients

2020   Maclean's University Rankings,  Print, November 2020, The COVID Freshmen

2020   Maclean's, Online & Print, February 2020, ‘Directionless and lost’: What it means to be a millennial 

2019   West End Phoenix, Online & Print, Indigenous Voices Issue, Solid as Larocque

2019   Maclean's, Online, Alicia Elliott on the Spectacular Indigenous Renaissance in Canadian Arts

2019   Maclean's, Print, March 2019, Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation

2018   Women Photograph, Online

2018   West End Phoenix, Print,  The Water Issue, Ohędo:há’se

2018   Natives Photograph, Online

2017   West End Phoenix, Print, Issue 1 , Search for the Dish with One Spoon, written by Alicia Elliot

2016   Snapped Away, Online, Relation

2016   The Ethnic Aisle, Online, The Blood Issue, Indian

2015   F-Stop Magazine, Online, Telling Stories

2014   YYZ Living Magazine, Print, Issue VII, Dundas St. West


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2021   PhotoLife Magazine, Print, The Farewell Issue, March 2021, Finding Home: Learning about the Past and Caring for Future Generations, written by Laurence Butet-Roch

2020   Catchlight, Online, Behind the Lens Interview with Alex Jacobs-Blum

2016   Emboss Magazine, Online, Artist Spotlight Interview


RESIDENCIES

Present   Indigenous Curatorial Residency, Hamilton Artist Inc., Hamilton, ON

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