Professional Training:

University of Calgary MFA Mixed Media 2008

Lakehead University BFA Printmaking 2006

Royal College of Art Printmaking 2008

Lower East Side Printshop, NY Print Intern 2005

SACI, Florence Print & Painting 2003

Sir Sanford Fleming College Painting 2001

Thesis: Re-Presenting the Built Environment, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta

Employment:

2013-present: Instructor. Visual Art, School of Creative Arts, Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta

2017: Instructor. Media Studies and Professional Communications, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

2017: Curatorial Assistant, Red Deer College Permanent Collection

2009-12: Instructor. Visual & Performing Arts, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC

2010: Tutor. Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning, Kamloops, BC

2009: Print and Paper Facilitator, Banff Centre, Banff, AB

Exhibitions:

2021 TBA, McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2021 TBA, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

2020 TBA, Crowsnest Pass Art Gallery, Frank, AB

2019 Ooh, Look What You Made Me Do, Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah

2018 The Body Electric, International Conference on Residency Education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Halifax, NS

2018 The Body Electric, Associated Medical Services, AMS Phoenix Conference, Toronto, Ontario

2018 Thinking of Place Too, Impact 10, International Printmaking Conference, Santander, Spain

2018 Printed Bodies, Kimura Gallery, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK

2017 White Light (Tara Franco and KJ McAlister), white Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2017 The Other Passport (Heather Huston and Jill Ho-You), Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2015 Terminal Work, Alberta Printmakers Society and Artist Proof Gallery, Calgary, AB

2015 New Works, Corridor Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2015 Expectation of Privacy, Curator Justin Diggle, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee

2014 Public School Project, Alberta Printmakers Society and Artist Proof Gallery, AB

2014 Pipelines and Borderlines: Collected Works, Beverly Arts Centre, Chicago, IL

2014 Self Portraits – Within the Artist*, CARFAC Alberta, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary

2013 Terminal Work, Impact 8 International Printmaking Conference, University of Dundee, Scotland

2013 A Token Gesture, Impact 8, Curator Stefanie Dykes, Dundee, Scotland

2013 918 Letterpress Ephemera Show*, Samford University Art Gallery, Birmingham, AL, USA

2013 Paper Exchanges*, Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC

2012 Connecting the Dots*, Thompson Rivers University Gallery, Kamloops, BC

2012 Curiosities, Fast and Dirty Collective Project, Edmonton, AB

2012 Works on Paper, National Arts and Heritage Academy, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia

2011 Lineage, Arnica Artist Run Centre, Kamloops, BC

2009 Pipelines and Borderlines, Traveling Exhibition of Prints (Canada, United States and Mexico)

2009 Exchange Exhibition of Prints by Young Artists in Japan and Calgary, Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan

2008 Culmination: MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB

2008 Printmaking & Sculpture Interim Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2008 Prints from the University of Calgary, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

2007 The Emerging Landscape, The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta

2007 As Above, So Below, Little Gallery, University of Calgary, AB

2007 Recent Prints, Little Gallery, University of Calgary, AB

2007 Landmarks, Little Gallery, University of Calgary, AB

2006 Co-Emergence, Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary, Alberta

2006 1st Year MFA Exhibition, Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Alberta

Grants:

2019 Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project Funding

2012 Comprehensive University Enhancement Fund, Thompson Rivers, University, Kamloops, BC

2010 Comprehensive University Enhancement Fund, Thompson Rivers, University, Kamloops, BC

2008 Tim Mara Printmaking Scholarship, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2008 URGC Special Projects Grant. Community Outreach Publication. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2007 Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2006 Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

Curatorial Experience:

2016 Co-Curator with Erin Boake, Prairie Contemporary, Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2013 Curator, Cyborgs & Posthuman Culture, Arnica Artist Run Centre, Kamloops, BC

2011 Curator, Right Behind You, The Speakeasy Gallery, Kamloops, BC

2010 Co-Curator with Ashok Mathur, Mondegreens, The Speakeasy Gallery, Kamloops, BC

2008 Co-Curator with Heather Huston for viewpoint gallery Constructed Geographies, Impress: Prints, Artists and Ideas, www.glenbow.org/impress. Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

Professional Experience:

2013-19 Gallery Committee Member, Harris-Warke Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2018 Juror, Alberta Foundation for the Arts

2017 Curriculum Development, ART 391/393 Contemporary 2D Strategies and Technologies I & II

2017 Juror, 2018 Programming, Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, Red Deer, AB

2014-15 Part Time Faculty Representative, Faculty Association (FARDC), Red Deer, College, Red Deer, AB

2014 Consultant, Marjorie Wood Gallery Advisory Committee, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, Red Deer, AB

2013 Juror, Rooted in the Arts, The City of Red Deer, Red Deer, AB

2012 Getting to the He(art) of Living With Inherited Cardiac Rhythm Disorders. The Canadian SADS Foundation Conference. Edmonton, AB

2012 Juror, Central Interior Regional Arts Council (CIRAC), 100 Mile House, BC

2012-13 Board Member (Vice President), Arnica Artist Run Centre Board, Kamloops, BC

2010-12 Gallery Committee, Visiting Artist Committee, Visual & Performing Arts Department, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC

2009 Volunteer Studio Technician & Board Member (2006-2009), Alberta Printmakers’ Society and Artist Proof Gallery, Calgary, AB

2008 Mentor, Work Study Mentor Program at The Banff Centre, Banff, AB

2008 Juror, The Banff Centre, Thematic and Self-Directed Residencies Summer 2009

2008 Photograveure Printing Assistant for David Morrish, Martens Visiting Scholar in Art Series, University of Calgary, AB

2008 Consultant for Impress: Prints, Artists and Ideas website for Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB. www.glenbow.org/impress

2008 Santo Mignosa Portfolio Exchange, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2007 Artist Talk, Non-Traditional Silkscreen Surfaces, ACAD, Calgary, AB

2005 Print Intern, Lower East Side Printshop, NY. With Master Printer James Miller and artist Jean Shin

Workshops:

2017 PIY: Print it Yourself, Manhole Printing Workshop, Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery

2017 Etching, Visual Art Society Workshop, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

2016 Linocut, SummerScapes, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

2016 Cyanotype, Visual Art Society Workshop, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

2016 Linocut, Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery

2015 Monotypes, Sylvan Lake Library, Sylvan Lake, AB

2014 Relief Printmaking, SummerScapes, Red Deer College, AB

2012 Polyester Plate Lithography, Kamloops Printmakers’ Society, Kamloops, BC