Education
2001 MFA - Yale University, New Haven CT
1998 BFA with Art History Minor - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax NS

Solo Exhibitions
2014 Solo Presentation, Expo Chicago, Blackston, Chicago, NY
2013 Long Standing, Blackston, New York, NY
2012 Solo Presentation, Volta, Blackston, New York, NY
2011 Gather-er, Blackston, New York, NY
Distance Trance, Smack Mellon, New York, NY
2009 Towers & Portals, LTS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008 History Repeating, Bespoke Gallery, New York, NY
Rabbit Hole, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago, IL
2007 Chicken & Egg, HQ, Brooklyn NY
Six of One, Eastern Edge, St. John's NL

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Object’hood, curated by Gelah Penn and Inna Babaeva, Lesley Heller, New York, NY
tbd, Denny Gallery, New York, NY
Elements, Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY
Shape Play, curated by Mark Brosseau,Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Brooklyn Performance Combine, curated by Jason Andrew, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY
Color Refined, curated by Sam Yates, University of Tennessee, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN
Form and Facture: New Painting and Sculpture from New York, curated by Karen Levitov, Stony Brook University, Zuccaire Gallery, NY
Marquee Moon, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
This is what sculpture looks like, Postmasters, New York, NY
The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Higher Learning, curated by Dannielle Tegeder, Lehman College, Bronx NY
Between Levels, Hionas Gallery, New York, NY
Color Formed, curated by Jim Osman, Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Come Together, curated by Phong Bui, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
Meta Vista, curated by Matthew Gehring, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
Remainder, curated by Lauren Ross, The Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK
2012 To be a Lady, curated by Jason Andrew, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY
In Plain View, Nuartlink Contemporary, Westport, CT
PostOp, curated by Heather Darcy, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, curated by Cameron Shay, Stockbridge, MA
2011 Ghost in the Machine, curated by Stephen Westfall, Lennon Weinberg, New York, NY
Soft Math, Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston, TX
twofold, Nuartlink Contemporary, Westport, CT
2010 Keyholder Exhibition, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Off the Clock, The Magnificent Basement, London, England
Lost Horizon, curated by Billy Miller and Christian Siekmeier, Exile Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Out of the chaos and darkness, curated by Courtenay Finn, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
2009 Unnaming of Parts, curated by Glynnis Mcdaris & Rhiannon Kubicka, Blackston, New York, NY
X, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy, curated by Mark Dean, Kuwait Art Project Ltd, Dubai, UAE
Pass it Forward, curated by Julie Kirkpatrick, Parlor Antics, Brooklyn NY
2008 Have You Seen the Horizon, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY
The Panorama Project, curated by Rodger Stevens, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY
Lines: Translations Between Drawing and Sculpture, LTS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Collapsed Present, curated by Lyndsy Welgos, North Hall Gallery, New York, NY
Flip, Like the Spice, Brooklyn, NY
Exporting Pop, Dean Project, Long Island City, NY
2005 The Space Between, curated by Rob Carter and Heather Darcy, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
APT.: Work Not Intended to Be Exhibited or Sold in a Gallery, curated by Casey Ruble, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Summer Session: Works From the Permanent Collection, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Free Form curated by Casey Ruble and Sarah Hirzel, Center Gallery, Fordham University, New York, NY
2001 The Wight Biennial, The New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Wall to Wall, Green Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Wallpapers, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
1999 Lunch Money, curated by Kim Fullerton and Cheryl Sourkes, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Warrant, curated by Gordon Laurin, Saint Mary's Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Style Council, curated by Robin Metcalf, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
1998 Monitor Goo, curated by Cliff Eyland and Peter Dykhuis, PlugIn ICA, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Monitor Goo, curated by Cliff Eyland and Peter Dykhuis, Anna Leonowens, Halifax, NS
Hottest in Abstraction, The Khyber Arts Center, Halifax, NS

Awards
2015 National Academy Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome
2015 Yaddo Artist Residency
2015 LMCC Process Space Residency
2013/14 Marie Walsh Sharpe Residency
2013 Pollock-Krasner Grant
2012 Yaddo Artist Residency
2012 Joan Mitchell Emergency Grant
2012 Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Grant
2010 Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship
2009 Lower East Side Printshop Artists Residency
2009 Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant
2009 Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant
2007 Louis Comfort Tiffany Emerging Artist Grants Nominee
2002 Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant
1999 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Grant

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Faculty/Instructor Positions
Artist in Residence, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Mt. Royal Graduate Program, Baltimore, MD, 2012, 2013
Adjunct Professor, Sculpture/Painting Hybrids, NSACD University, Halifax, NS, 2009
Teaching Assistant, Drawing II, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2001

Lectures/Visiting Artist
Visiting Artist, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2015
Panel Member: Form and Facture: New Painting and Sculpture from New York, Stony Brook University, NY, 2014
Visiting Artist, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 2014
Panel Member: Color Refined, University of Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, 2014
Panel Member - Art Fair as Site, Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL, 2013
Panel Member - Remainder, Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK 2013
Artist Talk, Artist Lecture Series, Brooklyn, NY 2013
Visiting Artist/Lecture, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 2011
Visiting Reviewer, Pattern and Ornament, Pratt University, New York, NY, 2011
Visiting Critic, Drawing II, Pratt University, New York, NY, 2009
Visiting Artist/Lecture, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
Artist in Residence (with thanks to Canada Council), NSACD University, Halifax, NS, 2008
Visiting Artist/Lecture, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS, 2007
Artist Talk, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's NF, 2007
Visiting Reviewer, Ornament Theory and Design, Yale University School of Architecture, CT, 2004
Panel Discussion - FreeForm, Fordham University, New York, NY, 2004
Visiting Reviewer, Spacial Language in Design, Yale University School of Architecture, CT, 2002, 2003
Visiting Artist Lecture, Southern Connecticut University School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2000