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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

2020  Bryophyte Terrarium - Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC

2020  Make A Nursery Log - Richmond Children's Festival, Richmond, BC

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

2020  RAGA Summer Youth Program, Art Talk - Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC

2019   Collider Cafe - Vancouver, BC 
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 + PRESS

2020  Pushing petals: Exploring Canadian botanical art - Nature Conservancy of Canada

2020  Science Literacy Week - Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC

2020  BC Arts Council - Microgrant recipient

2019   Tunes from plant DNA - Global News

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

2019   When Art and Science Collide - Science Borealis

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

2019   Creative Bike Rack - Peace Arch News

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

2017   Applied Arts Photo Annual, Winner - Photo Manipulation

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

2017   Framing Artwork - CTV

2016   Sony World Photography Awards,  Commended

2015   Exposure Award Book

2014   Applied Arts Photo Annual, Winner - Unpublished/Personal Photography

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2020  Forest Floor - Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond BC 

2019   Canada Goldenrod + Canary Grass - Richmond, BC

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

2021   Cassiar Cannery Residency - Port Edwards, BC (forthcoming)

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

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