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Vancouver, BC, Canada   |    info@laaracerman.com    |    604 360 9791    |

1986 Born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

EDUCATION
2011 Vancouver College of Art and Design, Studied Life Drawing, 3D Modelling

2007 Langara College, Diploma in Professional Photo Imaging

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2018 - present, Fine Art Imaging Consultant + Digital Retoucher, ABC Photo

2017 - 2019, VP Communications, Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators

2010 - present, Principal, Cake Imagery Creative Retouching

SOLO + DUO EXHIBITIONS

2019  Codex Pacificus, Richmond City Hall - Richmond, BC

2017  Codex Pacificus, Place des Arts - Coquitlam, BC

2015  Facades of the West Coast, Plaskett Gallery - New Westminster, BC

2014  Facades of the West Coast, Firehall Arts Centre - Vancouver, BC

2014  Influx + Exodus, Leigh Square Community Arts Village - Port Coquitlam, BC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019  Collisions Festival: Invasive Systems - VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, BC

2018  Savour: RAGA Auction - Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC

2018  ADDRESS, An Assembly of Designers & Makers - Vancouver, BC

2018  Collective Noun, Ian Tan Art Gallery - Vancouver, BC

2017  Canada 150, Kimoto Gallery - Vancouver, BC

2017  ROVE, Gene Studios - Vancouver, BC

2017  Slideluck Vancouver, Beaumont Studio - Vancouver, BC

2015  Langara Photo Alumini, Langara College - Vancouver, BC

2015  It's a Sheep Show, Hot Art Wet City - Vancouver, BC

2014  Langara Photo Alumini, Langara College - Vancouver, BC

2013  Unassisted, Photo Haus - Vancouver, BC

WORKSHOPS

2019  Data Sonification - VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, BC

2018  How to Photograph Your Artwork, Ferry Building Gallery - West Vancouver, BC

2018  Plant Walk, Minoru Park - Richmond, BC

2018  Basket Making Workshop, Garden City Park - Richmond, BC

2018 Tea Making, Richmond City Centre Community Centre - Richmond, BC

2018 Abstract Art Making - Richmond City Centre Community Centre - Richmond, BC

2017  Family Day, Place des Arts - Coquitlam, BC

LECTURES

2019  Collider Cafe - Vancouver, BC (forthcoming)
2019  Art At Work: Artist Talk - Fleetwood Library, Surrey, BC

2019  Women's Maker Meet-Up, MakerLabs - Vancouver, BC

2019  Guest Lecture, Emily Carr University - Vancouver, BC2017  Thrive Talk Minis 2 - Vancouver, BC 

2014  Artist Talk: Role of Digital Technology in Contemporary Art, Leigh Square Community Arts Village -

              Port Coquitlam, BC

2012  Guest Lecture, VanArts - Vancouver, BC

2011  Guest Lecture, VanArts - Vancouver, BC

AWARDS + PUBLICATIONS

2019  Global News - Tunes from plant DNA

2019  CBC News - Quand L’art et La Science Se Rencontrent

2019  Science Borealis - When Art and Science Collide

2019  RBC Emerging Artist Program - Audain Museum, Whistler, BC

2019  Peace Arch News - Creative Bike Rack

2017  Prix de la Photographie, Silver Award - Nature/Flowers

2017  Applied Arts Photo Annual, Winner - Photo Manipulation

2017  Vancouver is Awesome, The Life and Death of 10 Plants in Diptychs

2017  CTV - Framing Artwork

2016  Sony World Photography Awards,  Commended

2015  Exposure Award Book

2014  Applied Arts Photo Annual, Winner - Unpublished/Personal Photography

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2019  Richmond Cultural Centre Rotunda - Richmond BC (forthcoming)

2019  Terra Nova Artist In Residence, Artist Selection Committee - Richmond, BC

2019  The Frasers, Bike Rack - Surrey, BC

2018  Tufted Vetch, Utility Wrap - Vancouver, BC
2018  Take Root - City Centre Community Centre - Richmond, BC

2017-2019  Selected for Art Wrap Roster - Richmond, BC

2016  Shortlisted for Vancity, Cedar Hills art commission

2016  Shortlisted for Vancity, Kitsilano art commission

RESIDENCIES

2019  Germinate, Ayatana Artists Research Program - Gatineau Hills, Québec

2019  Tools for Women - MakerLabs - Vancouver, BC 

2018  Shortlisted for Nature Park Artist Residency - Richmond, BC

2018  MEC Outdoor Nation Summit - Maple Ridge, BC