EDUCATION

2019 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Visual and Critical Studies, OCAD University, Toronto

 

CURATORIAL

2021 this house, made and mended by unbelonging hands, Riverdale Hub Gallery, Toronto, as Riverdale Curatorial Projects (forthcoming)

2020 now that the artifice is dissolved, Hearth, Toronto, co-curated with Greta Hamilton and Sameen Mahboubi

2020 the body as a fever dream, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

2019 NODES Gallery Pop Up, Port Sandfield, co-curated with Rikki Kimacovich

2018 Frutti, OCAD University, Toronto, co-curated with Dana Feldman

2018 Emulsion II, 14 Bonifacio Lupi Studios, Florence, Italy, co-curated with Dana Feldman and Sarah Juliet Nadler

2017 Emulsion, 14 Bonifacio Lupi Studios, Florence, Italy, co-curated with Dana Feldman and Sarah Juliet Nadler

PUBLICATIONS

2020 "Influencer Identity and Apocalyptic Prophecy" (review), Peripheral Review, Toronto
2020
 Letter to the Editor, C Magazine, Toronto

2020 "Dead Dog" (poem), Acta Victoriana, vol. 144, no. 1, Toronto

2019 "Camille Rojas" (review), Canadian Art, Toronto 

2019 "Lil Miquela" (review, peer-reviewed), Journal of Curatorial Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, Toronto

2019 "Rendering Difference in the Artscape Youngplace Career Launchers Photography Exhibition" (review), The Artist & The Viewer, Toronto

2019 Exhibition Texts, Roundtable Residency Exhibition Publication, Toronto

2019 "Fabricating Authority: Personified Anonymity in the Work of Jim Joe" (thesis abstract), Journal of Visual & Critical Studies, Toronto

2017 "Street Art and Fine Art: Kim Dorland’s Wall" (essay), OCAD U BA Annual, Toronto

EDITORIAL PROJECTS

2020 Silverfish 001: Cyborgities, Editor

2019 Roundtable Residency Exhibition Publication: Resistance, Editor

2019 The Journal of Visual and Critical Studies, Editorial Committee

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Moving Ether Way, Trinity Square Video, Toronto (forthcoming)

2019 Video Fever, Trinity Square Video, Toronto

2018 Publications+, Ignite Gallery, Toronto

2018 Frutti, OCAD University, Toronto

2018 Emulsion II, 14 Bonifacio Lupi, Florence, Italy

2017 Emulsion, 14 Bonifacio Lupi, Florence, Italy

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENTS

2020 Curatorial Curiosities Panel: Blended Practices, Panelist, OCAD University, Toronto (forthcoming)

2020 Peripheral Review Sunday Summer Reading Series, Guest Artist, Peripheral Review, Toronto 

 

WORKSHOPS AND RESIDENCIES (PARTICIPANT)

2020 Momus Emerging Critics Residency, Toronto

2020 Subtle Technologies Curatorial Mentorship Program, Toronto
2019-2020 Rosalie Sharp Pavilion Career Launcher Residency, OCAD U, Toronto

2020 C Magazine Experiments in Criticism Workshop Series, guided by David Balzer, Toronto

2019 C Magazine Experiments in Criticism Workshop Series, guided by Syrus Marcus Ware, Toronto

2017-2018 OCAD University Florence Off-Campus Studies Program, Florence, Italy

SELECTED EXPERIENCE 

2020-Present Curatorial Assistant, Gallery 44, Toronto

2020-Present Arts Programming Coordinator, Riverdale Hub, Toronto

2019-Present Co-Director, Silverfish Magazine, Toronto

2019-Present Community Engagement Committee, The ArQuives, Toronto

2019-2020 Education and Community Outreach Intern, Gallery 44, Toronto

2019 Gallery Assistant, NODES Gallery, Toronto and Port Carling

2019 Volunteer Docent, Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto

2019 Artist Assistant for Michelle Cieloszczyk Nuit Blanche Installation, Toronto

2019 Front of House Assistant, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto

2019 Facilitator, Roundtable Residency, Toronto

2018-2019 Editorial Committee, Journal of Visual & Critical Studies, Toronto

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2020 Ontario Arts Council Visual Arts Project Grant (as Riverdale Curatorial Projects)

2020 ArtReach Grant in partnership with Toronto Arts Council (as Silverfish Magazine)
2019 OCAD University Medal in Visual and Critical Studies

2019 Nora E. Vaughan Award

2019 OCAD University Visual and Critical Studies 4th Year Writing Award

2018 OCAD University Student Union Micro Grant

2017 Project 31 Peter Porcal Memorial Scholarship

2015 OCAD University Foundation Board Scholarship

SELECTED PRESS 

2020 "The best art shows to see in Toronto this fall," Now Magazine, Toronto, written by Kelsey Adams