Education

2016  Master of Design in Fashion, Body & Garment - School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2014  Graduate Certificate: Pedagogy in Teaching at Post-Secondary Level - Université du Québec à Montréal

2009  Bachelor of Media Arts: Film, Video & Integrated Media - Emily Carr University of Art and Design

2007  Exchange Program - Fashion Design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2007  Internship - Ahmad Tabrizi, tailor and costume designer

2003  Associate Degree: Film - College Montmorency


Artist Residencies

2017 - 2018BOLT Residency - Chicago Artist Coalition


Art Exhibitions (*solo)

 

2018  

* BOLT Residency Solo Exhibition, Chicago Artist Coalition, TBD

 

2017  

BOLT Residency Preview Exhibition, Chicago Artist Coalition, TBD 

Eye Level, Neiman Center Gallery, Chicago, June 1st - June 30th 

* Epic Perversion, SubMission Gallery, Chicago, April 15th

 

2016    

Touch - Activate, Chicago Loop Alliance, August 5th 

The Design Show, Block 37, Chicago, May 14th - May 31st 

* Fundamentals, Sage Studios, Chicago, February 6th - 19th

 

2015    

Imitations of life, Sage Studios, Chicago, October 31st - 6th

Open Studio Night, SAIC, Chicago, November 6th 2015

* The First Day, MANA Contemporary, October 22nd - 27th 

 

2014    

New Blood VIII, Links Hall, Chicago, November 21st - 22nd

Open Studio Night, SAIC, Chicago, November 7th 2014

 

2011    

Hangout, The Helm Gallery, Vancouver, June 5th 

 

2010    

* Garmenture, Queen Elizabeth Theatre Gallery, Vancouver, May 24th - June 28th

Toronto Alternative Fashion Week, Toronto, April 21st - 25th

 

2009    

Here Be Monsters, Performance Works Gallery, Vancouver, October 30th - 31st

The Show, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, May 3rd - 10th 

My Mother Used to Work in a Factory, The Brow Gallery, Vancouver, January 25th - 31st

Undress, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, January 15th - 24th

* Nuit Blanche, Plank Gallery, Vancouver, January 9th - 18th

 

2008    

Parade of Lost Souls, Public Dreams Society, Vancouver, October 25th

Upon Arrival, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, October 23rd - 30th

Contemporary Dress, Sage Studios, Chicago, May 1st - 2nd


Design Commissions 

2014

Swarovski chandelier/light fixtures, Billy Reid Chicago boutique, Chicago

 

2013

Costumes, music video Plus vite que ton corps by Pierre Lapointe, director: Alexandre Gregoire

Costumes, promotional photography and video Misteur Valaire, artistic director: Julien Vallee

Costumes, music video La sexualite by Pierre Lapointe, director: Jeremie Saindon

 

2012

Garments and accessories, PODIUM fashion show, Festival Mode & Design Montreal, stylist: Melanie Brisson

Costumes and accessories, promotional photography for Pierre Lapointe

 

2011    

Garments, promotional photography for Pierre Lapointe - Electron Libre, publication: ELLEQuebec

Costumes, short film The Little Mermaid, director: Nicholas Humphries

Costumes and performance, Brief Encounters 16, collaborator: Hank Pine


Artist Lectures

RumChata Foundation Keynote Address, Fashion 2017, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Visiting Artist Lecture, ECPSI 2016, School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Awards

RumChata Foundation Fellowship in Fashion, Body & Garment, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, 2016

Jury: Theater Gates, Naomi Beckwith, Jason Kalajainen, JP Anderson, Heiji Black, Ikram Goldman

Nomination: Edes Prize for Emerging Artists, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, 2016

World Less Traveled Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, 2014

New Artist Society Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, 2014

President’s Media Award - Integrated Media, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, 2009

Pacific Horizons Scholarship, Irving K. Barber Society, Vancouver, 2009

Vancouver Foundation Bursary, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, 2005

Merit Bursary, Montmorency Foundation, Laval, 2003

Merit scholarship for Post-Secondary Studies, Montmorency Foundation, Laval, 2003


Press

Fashion Forward, Tasting Panel Magazine, August 2016

Fashion 2016, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2016

Fashion 2015, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2015

Pierre Lapointe - Pop-Art et Chanson, Longeurs d’ondes magazine, October 8th 2014

VIP - shooting of La sexualité by Pierre Lapointe, V television network, February 28th 2013

Benjamin Larose, Collectif Textile, December 3rd 2012

Straight Choices - Dynamic Duos, The Georgia Straight, April 14th 2011

Pierre Lapointe - L’électron Libre, Evelyne Côté, ELLE QUÉBEC, April 2011

Y’a pas deux matins pareils, CBC Ontario, April 18th 2010

Festival Guide - 21st Vancouver Queer Film Festival, sponsorship publicity, August 13th - 23rd 2009

ARTS: Dutch Masters Meet Arts Next Stars, Steven Schelling, WestEnder, May 7th 2009

2009 Undergraduate Catalogue, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, May 2009

Nuit Blanche: A Research Project in Process & Collaboration, Ginger Ngo, April 3rd 2009

Woo - Issue 1, January 2009