Education
2007 Masters of Fine Art, University of Guelph
2001 Bachelor of Education, Nipissing University
1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts, York University



Solo Exhibitions

2015 New Frontier, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna BC
2015 Postscript, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
2014 Initial Public Offering, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay
2014 Generation Four, p|m Gallery, Toronto
2013 Initial Public Offering, Station Gallery, Whitby
2012 200805861, Joan Ferneyhough Contemporary, North Bay
2012 Blind Carbon Copy, P|M Gallery, Toronto
2012 New Drawings, Colorida Gallery, Lisbon
2010 Newspaper Drawings, Joan Ferneyhough Gallery, North Bay
2009 the system has no memory, Board of Directors, Toronto
2008 Proverbs for Paranoids, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver
2008 returning message to sender, Joan Ferneyhough Gallery, North Bay
2007 Resident Threshold, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Guelph
2005 The Betty Asher Project, Collaboration w/Otino Corsano, Katherine
Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto
2005 Back in Black, Collaboration w/Otino Corsano, curated by Poppsy
Johnson, The Spokes Club, Toronto
2005 Achilles Heel, Joan Ferneyhough Gallery, North Bay
2004 Drift, Collaboration w/Otino Corsano, Katharine Mulherin Gallery, Toronto
2003 4 eyes, Collaboration w/Otino Corsano, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary
Art Projects, Toronto
2003 Extraterrestrial, Red Head Gallery, Toronto
2003 Out of this airless sky, White Water Gallery, North Bay
2002 hero biscuits, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto
2000 hansel and gretel, The Art Firm, Toronto
2000 diary, Angell Gallery, Toronto
2000 broken animals, White Water Gallery, Toronto
1999 in the moor, The Art Firm, Toronto
1998 transitions, The LAUNCH PAD Gallery, Toronto

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Imprint, Katzman Contemporary, Toronto
2012 60 Painters, curated by Scott Sawtell, Humber College, Toronto
2009 21st Century Abstraction, Joan Ferneyhough Gallery, North Bay
2008 Cheer! Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver
2008 Decade, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto
2008 Look 3, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver
2007 Cartographies, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver
2007 University of Guelph MFA, Birch Libralato, Toronto
2007 A Retrospective of Artists in North Bay and Surrounding Area, W. K. P.
Kennedy Gallery, North Bay
2006 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Joan Ferneyhough Gallery, North Bay
2006 Breathing Room, Joan Ferneyhough Gallery, North Bay
2005 The New is Now, Canadian Art Magazine Art Hop, Koolhaus, Toronto
2005 Sliver, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver
2005 MACO, sponsored by P/M Gallery, Mexico City
2004 Salon Show, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver
2004 Clean Cut, P/M Gallery, Toronto
2004 Toronto Alternative Art Fair International, sponsored by Katherine Mulherin
Gallery, Toronto
2004 Just Enough to Tickle, curated by Suzy Oliviera, Drabinsky Gallery,
Toronto
2004 Summer Show, Joan Ferneyhough Gallery, North Bay
2004 Adaptation, curated by Daniel Baird, Red Head Gallery, Toronto
2003 Drawer, curated by Patrick McCauley, York Quay Gallery Case Studies,
Toronto
2003 The Michael Jackson Project, curated by Andrew Harwood, Zsa Zsa,
Toronto
2002 Glow, Archive, Toronto
2002 if I had a hi-fi, Mercer Union, Toronto
2002 Crisis, Project Arts Center, Dublin, Ireland
2002 smaller, Neutral Ground, Regina
2001 White Out, The Art Firm, Toronto
2001 Mail Art, White Water Gallery, North Bay
2001 Painting the Nude, The Timmins Museum, Timmins
2001 The Bear Chair Cover-Up, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay
2001 After School Special, White Water Gallery, North Bay
2000 Taste Test, r base, Toronto
1999 Fall Collection, the Art Firm, Toronto
1999 Rugged, 45 Rugged Road, Nantucket, Massachusetts
1999 Objects and Objectivity, Two Person Show w/Jason MacIsaac, Zsa Zsa,
Toronto

Curatorial
2010 Sudden Frost, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, exhibition of works by Michel
Daigneault, Sky Glabush, Will Gorlitz, Patrick Mahon, David Merritt, Jenn E
Norton, Kevin Rodgers and Nicole Vogelzang
2007 Cartographies, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, exhibition of works by Melanie
Authier, Martin Golland, John Kissick and Monica Tap
2005 Sliver, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, exhibition of works by Anda
Kubis, Suzanne Nacha and Alistair Magee
2001 After School Special, White Water Gallery, North Bay, exhibition contained
the work of Nipissing University Education students
1999 Tag Team: an exhibition of artist collaborations, The LAUNCH PAD Gallery,
Toronto, contained works by Clint Griffin, Katherin Mulherin, Jason Dunda,
Michael Davey, Kevin Rogers, Natalie Majaba Walburger and others.

Grants and Awards
2011 exhibition assistance, Ontario Arts Council
2005 Tony Sherman Graduate Painting Scholarship, University of Guelph
2005, University of Guelph Graduate Scholarship
2003 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Artist Grant
2000 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance

Bibliography
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Publications/Talks
2014 "People Try to Put Us Down (just because we get around): 500 words about my generation of painters, Catalogue Essay, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery
2012 "Sky Glabush at MKG 127", Border Crossings, Summer 2012
2012 "Jeremy Hof and Sasha Pierce at Jessica Bradley", Canadian Art, Summer 2012
2012 "Nicole Collins: Glimpses of Renewal", Canadian Art, Online Edition, January
2011 “John Kissick: Painter, Thinker, Scribe”, Canadian Art, Winter 2011
2010 “A Succession of Little Areas of Varying Brilliance: Pixels, Portraits, People and
the Paintings of Christopher Friesen”, Catalogue Essay, Elissa Cristall Gallery
2010 “Operating Systems”, Catalogue Essay, From Unnatural: Michel Daigneault and
Monica Tap, Rodman Hall Art Centre, Brock University
2009 “Kissick, Craven, Broadworth: Small is Beautiful”, Canadian Art, Online Edition,
April, 2009
2009 “Ben Reeves at Equinox Gallery”, Border Crossings, #109, Spring 2009
2009 “Characters and Caracaturas: Guston, Lichtenstein and the Painted
Cartoon”, Paper Presented at Mixing the Message: A Symposium on Painting,
McDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph
2009 Artist Talk, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
2008 Artist Talk, University of Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia
2008 Artist Talk, The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, British Columbia
2008 “Martin Golland: Shapeshifter at Birch/Libralato”, Canadian Art, Fall 2008
2008 “Monica Tap: One Second Hudson at Wynick/Tuck”, Canadian Art, Spring 2008
2007 “Characters and Caracaturas: Guston, Lichtenstein and the Painted Cartoon”, Paper
presented at the University Art Association of Canada Conference, University of
Waterloo
2007 Artist Talk, Ontario College of Art and Design
2005 “Illuminated Manuscripts: Several Thoughts on Alistair Magee”,
Samplesize.ca
2004 “Two Exhibitions That Didn’t Change My Life But Did Change My Week:
Even More (as if there weren’t enough already) Criticism on David Urban
And John Kissick, Samplesize.ca
2004 “Several Thoughts on the Impulse Towards Abstraction”, Samplesize.ca
2004 “5 Important Reasons Why You Should Buy Abstract Paintings”,
Samplesize.ca

Public Collections
Colart Collection, Montreal
Cenovus Energy, Calgary
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph
TD Bank